• Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:39:16 +0000
    In a further proof of the seemingly insatiable appetite for scripted content by international SVOD services, Blim, the new pan-Latin American OTT platform run by Mexican giant Televisa, has acquired 18 TV skeins from Spanish pubcaster RTVE. Kicking-off this April, the drama deal forms part of a broader commitment on more than 300 hours of... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:57:08 +0000
    In his 1992 soccer-fan memoir “Fever Pitch,” Nick Hornby recalled his first exposure to one of the great Pelé-led Brazilian World Cup teams, writing: “Brazil ruined it for all of us. They had revealed a kind of Platonic ideal that nobody, not even the Brazilians, would ever be able to find again.” Jeff Zimbalist and... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:48:57 +0000
    PARIS – Pyramide Intl., one of the doyens of European arthouse sales companies, has acquired world sales rights to “La Jeune fille sans mains” (The Girl Without Hands), the anticipated feature debut of renown French animated shorts writer- director Sebastien Laudenbach that was confirmed Tuesday for competition at June’s Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival. Pyramide’s... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:39 +0000
    “Shuffle Along” is to die for. Subtitled “The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed,” the dance-drunk show (choreographed by Savion Glover) recounts the perilous journey to Broadway of the first musical written, produced and performed by African Americans. In his zeal to illustrate the full impact of this landmark production,... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:54:01 +0000
    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has a new home at the Riviera Theatre, part of a big-picture plan that includes more educational and family programs year-round. The site, built in 1926, will become the main hub for the festival, which will continue to schedule programs and screenings at downtown venues. The fest runs for... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:43:07 +0000
    Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin are starring in psychological thriller “Thoroughbred” for June Pictures and B Story. Shooting will take place in May with Cory Finley making his directorial debut from a script based on his play about a tempestuous friendship between two suburban teenage girls — a star student home from her... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:00:08 +0000
    SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead, if you have not watched “Grey’s Anatomy” season 12, episode 21, titled “You’re Gonna Need Someone on Your Side,” which aired Thursday, April 28. When Kyle (Wilmer Valderrama) developed a new tremor and was re-admitted to Grey Sloan Memorial for surgery, Stephanie (Jerrika Hinton) had to learn how to separate... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:38:03 +0000
    Lionsgate has set Oct. 21 for a limited release of its drama “American Pastoral,” with Ewan McGregor starring and making his feature directorial debut. The studio will expand the run a week later. The cast includes Uzo Aduba, David Strathairn, Jennifer Connelly, Rupert Evans, Peter Riegert and Dakota Fanning. Lakeshore toppers Tom Rosenberg and Gary... Read more »
  • Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:25:46 +0000
    China's Bruno Wu and Hollywood producer Arthur Sarkissian to work on slate of five projects under Peak Time Entertainment venture.
  • Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:48:36 +0000
    In today’s TV news roundup, Sylvester Stallone has landed his first television gig on a mafia drama from “The Godfather” author and Antoine Fuqua. CASTING: Sylvester Stallone, the TV star? The “Rocky” icon has been attached to star in the television adaptation of Mario Puzo’s “Omerta,” which is being developed by “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua.... Read more »
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