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Kathrine Narducci Cast In Martin Scorsese’s Crime Drama ‘The Irishman’

EXCLUSIVE: The Sopranos actress Kathrine Narducci is set to appear in the Netflix, Martin Scorsese-directed crime drama The Irishman. Based on the Charles Brandt’s novel I Heard You Paint Houses, the project, which has long been embroiled...Show More Summary

Jamie Lee Curtis To Star In & Produce Funeral Home Comedy In Works At CBS

CBS has put in development Quality of Life, a multi-camera comedy from Jamie Lee Curtis, Janis Hirsch, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum and CBS Television Studios, with Curtis attached to star and executive produce. Co-written by Hirsch (Till...Show More Summary

‘Akira’ Back? ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Helmer Taika Waititi In Talks

EXCLUSIVE:  Akira is revving back up, with Warner Bros negotiating with Taika Waititi, the New Zealand-born director and actor who helmed Thor: Ragnarok. Pic is  a live action version of anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo's 6-volume graphic novel. Show More Summary

‘Cook Off!’ Trailer: Melissa McCarthy Comedy Reheated Ten Years Later

Before Melissa McCarthy picked up an Oscar nomination for Bridesmaids and became a box office star — and way before she won an Emmy for going full Spicey — she was in the cast of the ensemble comedy Cook Off, which bowed at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2007. Show More Summary

Sierra/Affinity Enters First-Look Deal With SMB Films

Sierra/Affinity, which brought us the action-packed espionage pic Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron, has entered into a first-look agreement with Scott Bernstein’s SMB Films. The deal calls for Sierra/Affinity to be SMB's first stop as it develops and produces feature films for a global audience. Show More Summary

Michael Wright Exiting Amblin Partners

Story to come….here’s the release: LOS ANGELES, CA – September 19, 2017 – Amblin Partners announced today that Michael Wright is stepping down from his position as CEO to become an executive producer of two of he company's upcoming films. Show More Summary

‘Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer’ Movie Set On Lifetime For Fall Premiere

Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer, a movie about the famed Paralympic gold medalist sprint runner turned convicted murderer, has been greenlit by Lifetime for a November premiere. Written by Amber Benson and co-produced by ThinkFactory...Show More Summary

A Chinese Impresario With Hollywood Roots Sets Her Sights On Broadway

Entertainment financier Ivy Jhong wants to bring a jukebox show by China’s biggest pop star to Broadway. Jhong splits her time between Beverly Hills and Beijing and is best known for orchestrating Galloping Horse Group’s majority acquisition of FX powerhouse Digital Domain for $30.2 million in 2012. Show More Summary

‘Being Mary Jane’ Showrunner Erica Shelton Kodish Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

Former The Good Wife co-executive producer Erica Shelton Kodish is returning to CBS TV Studios, the studio behind the praised CBS drama, with a multi-year overall deal. Under the pact, she will develop new television projects for broadcast,...Show More Summary

NBC Claims Fourth Consecutive 52-Week Demo Ratings Win

No Olympics, no Super Bowl, no problem. NBC said today that it has won the September-to-September 18-49 ratings crown for a fourth consecutive year. With a week left to go in the 2016-17 season, the network based its victory on the most...Show More Summary

Johnny Depp’s Ex-Bix Managers Add Actor’s Friends & Family To Expenses Suit

The bitter multi-million dollar legal battle between Johnny Depp and his former business managers at The Management Group over the Pirates Of The Caribbean star's finances has just gotten a lot bigger and personal – literally. "In his...Show More Summary

‘Younger’ Season 4 Is Highest-Rated In Series History In Live+3

Good news for TV’s Land’s Younger. The fourth season of the Sutton Foster starrer was the highest-rated and most-watched in series history in Live+3, according to the network and Nielsen. Season 4 drew a.85 in Adults 25-54, up 31% vs...Show More Summary

Jon Gonda Moves To Paramount From Warner Bros

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount continues to remake its production executive ranks. The studio has just hired Jon Gonda, a Warner Bros executive who’ll move over to Paramount under Production President Liz Raposo. This comes after the studio hired Wyck Godfrey to steer production, as longtime production chief Marc Evans is expected to transition to producer.

Scott Rudin Productions Lands Alice McDermott Novel ‘The Ninth Hour’

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions has acquired The Ninth Hour, the novel by National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott. The book was published today by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and has received spectacular reviews. Rudin and Eli Bush will produce the film. Show More Summary

Adam Bartley Joins Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney Film; Elaine Hendrix Cast In ‘Burying Yasmeen’ Indie

Longmire actor Adam Bartley is set to play Republican political commentator Frank Lutz in the Adam McKay written and directed Dick Cheney biopic about his rise to becoming the most powerful Vice President in history. From Annapurna, Plan B, and Gary Sanchez Productions, the film stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Amy Adams, and Bill Pullman. Show More Summary

Syfy Moves ‘Happy!’ Premiere Date Back A Week

Here’s some Happy! news: Syfy has pushed the premiere date of its new live-action/animated series back by a week. The Universal Cable Productions show starring Christopher Meloni and the voice of Patton Oswalt now will bow at 10 PM Wednesday,...Show More Summary

ABC Buys Fertility Workplace Comedy From Annie Neal & Doug Robinson

ABC has put in development Fertile, a single-camera workplace comedy, from Black List scribe Annie Neal (Beauty Queen), The Goldbergs executive producer Doug Robinson and Sony Pictures TV. Written and executive produced by Neal, Fertile...Show More Summary

Israeli Drama ‘Foxtrot’ Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics As Pic Wins 8 Ophir Awards

EXCLUSIVE: Foxtrot, the Samuel Maoz-directed Israeli film that won Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and was one of the most buzzed about films in Toronto, has been acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. SPC bought North American rights, just before the film today won eight Ophir Awards including Best Picture and Best Director for Maoz. Show More Summary

Killer Of Fox Executive Gavin Smith Gets Max Sentence

John Lenzie Creech, the man convicted of killing 20th Century Fox film distribution executive Gavin Smith, was sentenced today the maximum of 11 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter. It brings to a close the saga of Smith, whoShow More Summary

Viacom Secures Data Leak That Research Firm Deemed Potentially “Catastrophic”

Viacom  computers put at risk “a vast array of internal access credentials and critical data that could be used to cause immense harm to the multinational corporation's business operations,” cyber security firm UpGuard says today. The...Show More Summary

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