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OWN Orders Star-Studded Series Highlighting International Charity Work
OWN will highlight the international charity work against hearing loss and the prominent figures who take part in its activities. The network has ordered 10 episodes of the series titled “Operat...
Meryl Streep's Rock N’ Roll Movie ‘Ricki and the Flash’ Lands at TriStar
In a competition situation, Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has come away with rights to “Ricki and the Flash,” a red-hot package featuring Oscar winners Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme...
FX's ‘The Bridge’ Adds Demian Bichir's Brother to Cast
The second season of FX's “The Bridge” is turning into a family-friendly endeavor. At least as far as casting is concern. Bruno Bichir, the brother of “Bridge” star Demian ...
Columbia TriStar Picks up ‘Ricki and the Flash’ with Meryl Streep
After going on the market last week, Columbia TriStar is in talks to distribute and finance the Diablo Cody spec “Ricki and Flash,” a lucrative package that has Meryl Streep attached to st...
Cinedigm to Use $30 Million War Chest for Acquisitions, Digital Expansion
Chris McGurk is sitting on a $30 million war chest after Cinedigm closed an underwritten public offering last week, and he doesn't intend to let that money go to waste. The company's chief exe...
Jesse Tyler Ferguson To Host the Drama League Awards
Broadway alum and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host the 2014 Drama League Awards, the annual legit kudos from Gotham’s 99-year-old theater development org. Fergus...
DirecTV Orders Up First Original Comedy Series From 'Ice Age' Scribe
Original content continues to grow at the DirecTV. The formerly exclusive satellite provider has picked up Peter Ackerman's "Things You Shouldn't Say After Midnight" for a 10-episode run, accordi...
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eOne, IDW Ink First-Look Development Deal
The news comes after the comics publisher launched a television unit with "Walking Dead" producers Circle of Confusion attached.read more
‘Shameless’ Coming-Out Episode Gets Most Viewers Ever – Even Against ‘Walking Dead’ Season Finale
Showtime's “Shameless” scored the most viewers in the series’ history, even against a massive finale for AMC's “The Walking Dead.” “Shameless” had 2.8...
‘Terminator's’ Michael Biehn Picks ‘The Artist's’ Ben Kurland to Star in ‘Mindless’ (Exclusive)
Blanc/Biehn Productions has started pre-production on the indie thriller “Mindless,” with executive producer Michael Biehn casting Ben Kurland (“The Artist”) alongside fellow r...
Fox’s ‘Rake’ To Exit Quietly With Two Episodes on Saturday
Fox, looking for ways to generate higher ratings on Fridays, has swept “Rake” to Saturday for its finale. The first-year Greg Kinnear series, which opened in late January on Thursdays behi...
Olivia Milch to Rewrite Fox’s ‘Queen & Country’ Starring Ellen Page
20th Century Fox has hired Olivia Milch to re-write the script for spy thriller “Queen & Country” starring Ellen Page. The news suggests the film is one step closer to making it to pro...
‘Resurrection’ Star Samaire Armstrong to Play Minister in ‘Match Made in Heaven’ (Exclusive)
Samaire Armstrong is ready to start preaching. The “O.C.” veteran, who currently stars in the hit ABC drama “Resurrection,” will star as a female minister in the upcoming TV mo...
SundanceTV and BBC Worldwide Collaborating on Original Scripted Mini-Series 'One Child'
SundanceTV has just announced production of the new scripted original four-hour mini-series "One Child." Written by Guy Hibbert ("Complicit," "Five Minutes in Heaven"), it will star Katie Leung ("Harr...
DirecTV Orders First Original Comedy Series (Exclusive)
Peter Ackerman will adapt his critically acclaimed play "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight," with DirecTV ordering 10 episodes.read more
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Yahoo Reportedly Planning to Fold Shine
The sun is no longer beaming down on Shine, Yahoo!’s women-focused lifestyle section. CEO Marissa Mayer has plans to shutter the site by the second quarter of 2014, according to Re/Code. The ...
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'Snowpiercer' to Open Los Angeles Film Festival
Bong Joon-ho's action-thriller will make its North American premiere at the fest on June 11.read more
‘Snowpiercer’ to Open L.A. Film Festival
Bong Joon-ho's “Snowpiercer” has been named opening-night film of the 20th anniversary Los Angeles Film Festival, Film Independent announced on Tuesday. The futuristic thriller, which ...
‘Snowpiercer’ to Open L.A. Film Festival
The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film’s U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in ...
A&E Orders Reality Show About Super Bowl Doritos Ad Winners
A&E has found its newest reality series. The network behind “Duck Dynasty,” “Storage Wars” and other hit unscripted shows has given the greenlight to “The Herbert Bro...

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