Category Archives: 4 – INDUSTRY NEWS
The second to last weekend before Labor Day, which signifies the end of the summer season, sees two action-comedies featuring big name stars, though the pairing of Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds is likely to surpass the reunion of Channing Tatum with director Steven Soderbergh.
He’ll work with managers Adam Riback and David Brown as Endgame Entertainment and Romark Entertainment develop his pilot script Dead Men.
Paramount Pictures snags the Blake Lively-starrer The Rhythm Section from director Reed Morano. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
This year’s manuscript competition is brought to you in partnership with Michael De Luca Productions, Inkshares, and Energy Entertainment.
Val Kilmer is set to headline the Iranian-American comedy 1st Born. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Defy Media’s Smosh announces a channel rebrand with The Smosh Pit and a slate of seven new series, and Pretty Little Liars alum Shay Mitchell inks a development deal with Warner Bros. TV Group. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Sony took Bad Boys 3 off its calendar and bumped Michelle MacLaren’s directorial debut The Nightingale to 2019 as it puts faith in several titles from its genre label Screen Gems.
It seemed like the summer box office had run its course after the past two disappointing weekends, but the New Line/Warner Bros. horror prequel was able defy most expectations and predictions, although it still ended up below the opening of its predecessors.
The new film from French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (Saint Laurent) features an amazing group of young actors and an intriguing story that may not immediately be obvious from watching its gorgeous trailer.
After two very soft and disappointing weekends at the box office, things have started to pick up, mainly thanks to a horror prequel (to a prequel) that has successfully evaded the franchise fatigue that has hurt so many other movies this summer.
When the man best known for wearing the Godzilla suit passed away at 88 years old this past week, there were many touching tributes from genre fans and sites, but sometimes, a more personal touch is required when talking about the man who made many of our childhoods so special.
Maze Runner director and executive producer in the works with NBC on new futuristic drama while Marvel series The Gifted adds Len Wiseman as executive producer. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Young and Hungry star Jonathan Sadowski and The Flash actors Tom Cavanagh and Carlos Valdes are among the clients joining them at their new company.
Lifetime has given a straight-to-series order to Jenji Kohan and Jamie Denbo for the light-hearted drama American Princess. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
New Line and Warner Bros. have created a successful franchise around James Wan’s The Conjuring, but can a prequel to a spinoff that’s already a prequel find an audience in a summer where many franchises have failed?
After making two Amazing Spider-Man movies, the prolific music video director and (500) Days of Summer filmmaker is going back to the basics. “I think big studio movies can be made really beautifully, but it requires time and caretaking,” the director tells the Tracking Board.
Katie Holmes is set to headline a feature adaptation of the best-selling, self-help book The Secret. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Disney is pulling their films from Netflix with the announcement of a new streaming service in the works. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Josh Duhamel lines up an all-star cast for his directorial debut, including Olivia Munn, Kevin Dillon, and Dax Shepard. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
It’s a particularly sad state for the summer box office when the first weekend of August doesn’t see a single movie bring in more than $20 million, but for Sony and its would-be franchise starter, it was even worse.
There had been questions last year whether David Ellison’s company would repartner with Paramount, but with a new four-year deal in place, they’re looking at rebooting the franchise with James Cameron and Deadpool director Tim Miller.
An animated short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo, done as a senior thesis project at the Ringling College of Art & Design, went viral this week with nearly 18 million views on YouTube.
Reviews may not have been as horrid as some were expecting, but the movie only made $7.7 million Friday, and is performing so weakly, it’s not doing Stephen King any favors when it comes to convincing execs to adapt more of his work into film.
Timeless star Abigail Spencer replaces Bridget Regan on Grey’s Anatomy in an arc in the upcoming season. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Sony Pictures TV Studios gets an overhaul as chief Tony Vinciquerra promotes a trio from within to run the TV production division.
With Edgar Wright’s latest movie grossing over $100 million worldwide, we examine the parties who are most likely to be the biggest winners thanks to their involvement in his 22-year passion project.
Richard Madden is teaming up with Gillian Jacobs for the feature film Ibiza from Netflix, while Girls Trip star Regina Hall joins the Black Lives Matter film The Hate U Give. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Sony Pictures is relying heavily on a Stephen King adaptation starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey to endits summer on a high note, but will the competition from Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit be too much for it?
Liza Koshy is set to co-host the revival of TRL as well as developing projects with MTV after inking a deal with the network. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
The Hammond brothers have made mistakes, but unlike Relativity, those mistakes are only coming back to haunt them, rather than outside investors, since they built Broad Green with their own money and will keep it going as long as their blockbuster bank accounts can sustain the strain.