The CW promotes two and brings in Julie Jarmon from Freeform to firm up their development team under Executive Vice President Gaye Hirsch. Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go.
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The studio’s movies grossed $5.1 billion worldwide in 2017, but when you’re spending over $4 billion to accomplish that, and you have significant money losers like King Arthur and Geostorm sprinkled in among the smash hits, you’re simply not doing as well as you could,” writes Neil Turitz.
It will now fall on Emmerich, newly-crowned marketing chief Blair Rich and new DC Films president Walter Hamada to restore luster to the DC brand following the critical and commercial failure of Justice League.
The actor was conspicuously absent from the studio’s press release, which should be cause for concern given the rumors of late.
Jack Thorne has been tasked with adapting Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials for BBC One. New Line Cinema is producing the event series with Bad Wolf.
Plans are to scrap the lackluster 2010 reboot and start with a fresh new take. There’s no producer on board yet, but Orphan scribe David Leslie Johnson has been tapped to script. The new film will serve as a remake of the 1984 classic.