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Constantin Film’s ‘Danger Girl’ Finds Scribe In Umair Aleem

Umair Aleem has been set to write the big-screen adaptation of Danger Girl, the comic book series from J. Scott Campbell and writer Andy Hartnell that Constantin Film swooped up last fall. The company is making this one a priority with...Show More Summary

‘Three Billboards’, ‘Dunkirk’, ‘Game of Thrones’ Among Nominees For Location Managers Guild Awards

Location Managers Guild International has unveiled its 5th annual awards nominees, which includes Oscar Best Picture hopefuls Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Dunkirk, Lady Bird, and Phantom Thread. On the TV side Game of Thrones,...Show More Summary

The FCC Order Gutting Net Neutrality Takes Effect Today — Cue Protests

The FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order scrapping the agency’s net neutrality rules takes effect today — triggering calls for protest and legislative action. The order, which was published this morning in the Federal Register, starts...Show More Summary

CNN Denies School Shooting Survivor’s Claim It Scripted Town Hall Question

CNN has responded to a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student’s claim the network tried to script his question at its Wednesday night town hall. Collton Haab told a local Florida TV station he declined to appear at the network’s...Show More Summary

Brendan Fraser Claims Groping By HFPA President In 2003: Report

Brendan Fraser claims he was groped in 2003 by Philip Berk, then president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, an experience Fraser says left him depressed and miserable. The allegation comes in a current GQ profile of Fraser...Show More Summary

Apple Taps Carol Trussell as Head Of Production For Video Programming Unit

After greenlighting its first series over the past few months, Apple’s Worldwide Video Programming division has hired a seasoned production executive to oversee the growing portfolio. Carol Trussell has joined Apple as Head of Production. Show More Summary

Nathan Fillion Takes Leaf Out Of Joss Whedon Playbook For eOne’s ABC Cop Drama ‘The Rookie’

Firefly star Nathan Fillion wants his new TV series The Rookie to reach the same "high bar" as Joss Whedon's fan favorite as he embarks on his debut exec producer role. Fillion, who also starred in ABC procedural Castle, tells Deadline...Show More Summary

‘Whiskey Cavalier’: Ana Ortiz To Co-Star In ABC Pilot

Ugly Betty and Devious Maids alumna Ana Ortiz has been cast opposite Scott Foley and Lauren Cohan in Whiskey Cavalier, ABC's hourlong action-dramedy pilot from Bill Lawrence, Dave Hemingson and Warner Bros. TV. Written by Hemingson,Show More Summary

‘Convicting A Murderer’: Steven Avery Follow-Up In The Works By Documentary Filmmaker Shawn Rech

Production has begun on Convicting a Murderer, described as a follow-up to Netflix's Emmy-nominated docuseries Making a Murderer, from documentary filmmaker Shawn Rech (A Murder In The Park). Rech will direct the eight-episode series...Show More Summary

‘Tough Mudder’ Returns To CW & CW Seed

The CW will air Tough Mudder: Tougher Together, a one-hour special at 8 PM on March 15 that extends the relationship between the network and the endurance race brand. The show will be preceded by five episodes on the digital channelShow More Summary

Sky Italia Boards eOne’s ‘Gaddafi’ From ‘Gomorrah’ Creator Roberto Saviano

EXCLUSIVE: Sky Italia has come on board Entertainment One and Palomar's event series Gaddafi, about the life and times of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The Italian pay-TV broadcaster is developing the project, which was created andShow More Summary

Oprah Winfrey Shrugs Off Donald Trump’s Claim Of Insecurity & ’60 Minutes’ Bias

Insecure isn’t exactly the first word that comes to mind regarding Oprah Winfrey, the woman who built an empire around her name and image and even considered, however briefly, a run for the Oval Office. Yet the current occupant of that...Show More Summary

‘Hamilton’ Star Brandon Victor Dixon To Star As Judas In NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Hamilton alum Brandon Victor Dixon is going from 18th century America to biblical times. Two-time Tony nominee Dixon is set to play Judas in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.  The live concert, which will fittingly air on April 1 Easter Sunday, will be performed at Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY on April 1 Easter Sunday. Show More Summary

NRA’s Dana Loesch Claims CNN Townhall Attendees Rushed Stage Screaming “Burn Her”

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch claimed at CPAC she feared for her life at the CNN town hall on gun violence attended by grieving students and parents from Parkland, Florida, where 17 high schoolers and adults were killed at a high school...Show More Summary

Dan Simmons’ ‘Flashback’ Novel Getting TV Series Adaptation By ‘StartUp’ Team

StartUp creator Ben Ketai has teamed with the companies behind the Crackle tech drama, Critical Content and Hollywood Gang, to develop and produce a TV series based on The Terror author Dan Simmons' dystopian novel Flashback. The deal...Show More Summary

Study: Hollywood Films Had Fewer Female Good Guys In 2017

The number of female protagonists in the 100 top-grossing domestic films declined year-over-year in 2017, according to a study released today by the Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film at San Diego State University. Women...Show More Summary

Michelle Wolf To Host White House Correspondents Dinner

Don’t hold your breath on President Donald Trump attending this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner: the association of journalists that throws the annual clambake just announced ‘The Daily Show’s Michelle Wolf to host. Trump previously...Show More Summary

Lionsgate’s Newly Branded Studio L Announces Debut Slate Of Digital Content

Lionsgate is making some moves in the digital content space with their newly branded Studio L. The studio announced today their initial slate which includes three features set to bow this spring along with episodic projects in development. The...Show More Summary

‘Drunk History’ Renewed For Season 6 On Comedy Central

Less than a month into its fifth season, Drunk History is making it a six-pack. Comedy Central said today that it has greenlighted a 16-episode Season 6 of the unique series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner. "They say history...Show More Summary

Team USA Scores Olympics Women’s Hockey Gold But Ratings Hit Near Low

It took 20 years and a shootout, but Team USA finally beat Team Canada to take the Olympics gold medal in Women's Hockey late last night. However, for NBC, victory was not on the ice as the ratings for the second Wednesday of the PyeongChang...Show More Summary

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