HBO Passes on Chabon's Hobgoblin

Although HBO has decided not to move forward with Hobgoblin, a World War II pilot from Michael Chabon and his wife Ayelet Waldman, there's reportedly a chance that FX could pick up the project.

Michael Chabon Conjures World War II Drama At HBO

The Pulitzer Prize winner and his wife, and fellow author, Ayelet Waldman have set up an offbeat World War II project with the cable network. Tentatively titled Hobgoblin, it involves a group of magicians and con men who used their skills to battle Hitler's forces.