Author Archives: Anya Crittenton
he popular book series The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice has been optioned by Paramount TV and Anonymous Content with the intention of developing a series written by Rice’s son, Christopher Rice.
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Miramax has a new CEO, Open Road has a new President of Marketing, and Rory Bruer, the head of worldwide distribution at Sony, is retiring.
Even with stronger new films opening (and landing in the top five), it’s going to prove to be another lackluster three days at the domestic box office this weekend. One of the biggest surprises to keep an eye out for will be how Baahubali 2: The Conclusion performs when it bows in 450 theaters.
In the near future, New York City has been turned into a crime-based amusement park for the rich and privileged. For the right price, they can take drugs, engage in a high-speed chase, or even be mugged in ’70s era Times Square. But when a former gang member working in the park sees something he shouldn’t, it sets off a chain reaction that could take down the whole system.
Mindy Kaling has optioned a White House memoir to develop into a television series. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Neil Turitz is taking a look at the long shots and outsides for the Emmys this year. He examines the shows that have no real chance to be nominated, even though they are doing things that no one else on TV is doing, and doing them exceedingly well.
In a series of tweets, M. Night Shyamalan announced his next film as Glass, the sequel to both his 2000 film Unbreakable and this year’s Split, with several cast members confirmed to come back.
Eleven-year-old Timmy and his polar bear sidekick Failure run their detective agency to make enough money so that Timmy’s mom won’t have to worry about paying the bills.
Joining the wave of digital services, DC Entertainment is preparing to launch their own digital channel with Warner Bros. Television. The service will premiere the live-action Titans series and third season of Young Justice. Plus, NBC’s Powerless has been effectively canceled.
Things went more or less exactly as predicted at the box office this weekend — except no new film was able to contend with holdover films and break into the top five, including Unforgettable and Born in China. Overall, the 2017 box office is currently facing a slump in anticipation of the summer movie season.
In a competitive bidding war, 20th Century Fox has come out on top to acquire the supernatural-thriller pitch Inside from Luther creator Neil Cross, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
Details under wraps, but said to be about mythological creatures and artifacts kept in a facility.
The story of Jack and Grace, a couple who appear to have the perfect marriage but it’s built on a terrifying secret. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by B. A. Paris.
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Micah Green, a high-level exec at CAA is leaving the agency to start his own venture with Dan Friedkin, while Susan Levison has left VH1 for CBS.
Actors Tom Holland, Richard Armitage, and Jon Bernthal have traded in spandex and fantasy worlds for the dangerous lands of 13th century Ireland in the trailer for Pilgrimage.
Thanks to the tepid numbers opening films are going to bring in this weekend, the top three spots at the box office will go to holdovers The Fate of the Furious, The Boss Baby, and Beauty and the Beast. Plus, the period drama The Promise looks to open with less than $4 million on a $100 million budget.
The children of a famous heist gang are brought together to do a heist at the iconic Cannes Film Festival in order to save their parents from prison.
After several years of being in development, an adaptation of Wheel of Time, the high fantasy book series consisting of fourteen novels by Robert Jordan, is finally moving forward at Sony Pictures Television.
Rachel Prosper, a high-flying robotics scientist, has created a humanoid android. When she dies suddenly, her family takes the robot, which looks just like Rachel, into their home as part of an experiment.
The story of the first Female Airforce Service Pilots who flew during WWII.
An account of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in World War II and their legacy remaining classified for 35 years after the war.
Locked within a prison of his own design, architect and FBI snitch, Ethan Banks, fends off an assault on his home — the most, high-tech safe house ever constructed.