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‘The Bisexual’ Casts; Portugal Offers $3.5M Incentives; ITV Eyes More ‘Full Monty’ – Global Briefs

Hulu and Channel 4 comedy The Bisexual, which was created by Sundance Grand Jury-winning filmmaker Desiree Akhavan, has found its cast, lead by The Theory of Everything star Maxine Peake and Phantom Thread's Brian Gleeson. The duo will...Show More Summary

‘Grand Hotel’: Roselyn Sanchez To Star In ABC Drama Pilot, Ken Olin To Direct

Former Devious Maids executive producers Eva Longoria and Brian Tanen have recruited one of the series’ stars, Roselyn Sanchez, as the female lead of their ABC drama pilot Grand Hotel. Ken Olin (This Is Us) has been tapped to directShow More Summary

Trump Touts NRA Plan To Arm Teachers At CPAC

President Donald Trump took the stage at CPAC this morning to promote the National Rifle Association’s proposal to arm teachers in the wake of the latest school semi-automatic rifle mass shooting. “When we declare our schools to be gun-free...Show More Summary

Underprivileged Children Will Be Able To See ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Free At AMC Theatres

Similar to the crowd-funding #BlackPantherChallenge which raised thousands of dollars for children to see Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther for free, Color of Change and AMC Theatres are teaming for Give A Child The Universe initiative which...Show More Summary

Brad Weston’s Makeready Lands Jessica Barry Thriller Novel ‘Freefall,’ Latest In Slate-Building Deal Flurry

EXCLUSIVE: In a seven-figure deal, Brad Weston's Makeready has pre-emptively acquired the film rights to Freefall, a thriller novel by Jessica Barry that recently sold to Harper Collins to be published early next year. The deal comes...Show More Summary

Cinemark Shares Rise On Strong Earnings Results

Investors snapped up shares of Cinemark following this morning’s fourth quarter earnings results, which exceeded Wall Street’s estimates. Shares rose nearly 6% in morning trading to $42 after the motion picture exhibitor reported revenues of $750 million for the holiday quarter, thanks to increases in admissions and concession revenue. Show More Summary

Netflix Gets Makeover With Property Original ‘Amazing On The Inside’

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is getting into the property business after commissioning its first home makeover series, Amazing On The Inside (w/t) from British production company Barcroft Productions. I hear that the SVOD service has ordered a 12-part series, with episodes lasting 30 minutes. Show More Summary

‘Young Karl Marx’, ‘November’, ‘The Lodgers,’ & ‘Are We Not Cats’ Among Openers – Specialty B.O. Preview

The Orchard is taking a left turn this weekend with its latest release, The Young Karl Marx by I Am Not Your Negro filmmaker Raoul Peck. The Berlin '17 premiere starring August Diehl and Stefan Konarske as Karl Marx and Friederich Engels...Show More Summary

Ioan Gruffudd’s Disney-Produced ‘Harrow’ Scores Second Season Ahead Of Debut

Ioan Gruffudd-fronted crime drama Harrow, which is the first international drama production for Disney's ABC Studios International, has secured a second season ahead of the launch of its debut. Gruffudd tells Deadline that he is filming the sophomore run of the show for Australian broadcaster ABC, which launches next month, later this year with U.S. Show More Summary

Stephen King’s ‘The Bone Church’ To Be Developed For Series By Chris Long & David Ayer’s Cedar Park

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Long and David Ayer's Cedar Park Entertainment has acquired Stephen King's The Bone Church and will develop it for series. Cedar Park will be the studio for the project as well. The Bone Church is a narrative poem that King wrote in the 60's. Show More Summary

Disney Channel Launching Toon Series ‘Amphibia’ & ‘The Owl House’, Renews ‘Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil’ For Season 4

Disney Channel has greenlighted a pair of kid-targeted animated series: Amphibia, a comedy about a girl who gets transported to the titular world, and The Owl House, a horror comedy about a teenage human girl who stumbles upon a portal to the Demon Realm. Show More Summary

Olympics Ratings Rise With Russian Skating Drama, Steady With Sochi 2014

Officially Russia isn't participating in the XXIII Winter Games because of the fallout of the XXII Winter Games doping scandal, but they owned the ice as Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva proved last night. While formally competing...Show More Summary

Abrams Artists Agency Expands Alternative Programming & Digital Department With New Hire

Abrams Artists Agency continues to expand its alternative programming and digital department with the hire of Jared Thompson. Thompson moves to Abrams after seven years at Rebel Entertainment. He’ll focus on the representation of producers,...Show More Summary

‘Game Night’ Wins $1M In Previews, ‘Annihilation’ Takes $900K – Thursday Night

In the face of Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther earning $14.2M alone last night for a running total that will cross $300M today, New Line/Warner Bros.’ Game Night and Paramount’s Alex Garland sci-fi environmental pic Annihilation respectively...Show More Summary

‘Gosford Park’ Star Stephen Fry Reveals His Battle With Cancer

Gosford Park and Wilde star Stephen Fry has revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer but said that he is recovering well. Fry, who stepped down from hosting duties ahead of this year's BAFTA Film Awards, said that it was an...Show More Summary

Gemma Arterton To Play Marilyn Monroe In ‘Some Like It Hot’ Comedy

EXCLUSIVE: Gemma Arterton is to play Marilyn Monroe in a one-off TV comedy set against the backdrop of the 1959 rom-com Some Like It Hot. The Their Finest star is to front Sky Arts' It's Me, Sugar alongside Rome's James Purefoy, whoShow More Summary

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Responds To Brendan Fraser Groping Charge

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it was “previously unaware” of information alleged in a GQ article by The Mummy actor Brendan Fraser against the HFPA’s Philip Berk and is investigating the matter. A statement from the HFPA reads in full: "The HFPA stands firmly against sexual harassment and the type of behavior described in this article. Show More Summary

BBC Launches Review To “Sweep Away” Barriers For Women At The Corporation

The BBC is to launch a review designed to “sweep away” any barriers to women progressing at the corporation. This comes after the British public broadcaster was dragged into a gender pay row following the resignation of China editorShow More Summary

Oscar Reveals List Of Nominated Song Performers

Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Common will perform the Oscar nominated songs at the 90th Oscars, say show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. The Jimmy...Show More Summary

Fusion Exposes Global Food Truths In Lightbox-Produced Doc Series

Univision-backed cable network Fusion has ordered a social media-infused food documentary series from Lightbox, the U.S./UK production company run by Man On Wire producer Simon Chinn and LA 92 producer Jonathan Chinn. The broadcaster...Show More Summary

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