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Jeffrey Nachmanoff To Helm Jackie Chan In Sony’s ‘Five Against A Bullet’

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has set Jeffrey Nachmanoff to direct Five Against A Bullet, the action thriller that is anchored by Jackie Chan. Matt Corman and Chris Ord (Covert Affairs) are writing the latest draft under Nachmanoff’s supervision. Nachmanoff most recently wrapped the Keanu Reeves-starrer Replicas. Here, five bodyguards from around the world, with a variety of […]

Jeffrey Nachmanoff To Helm Jackie Chan In Sony’s ‘Five Against A Bullet’

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has set Jeffrey Nachmanoff to direct Five Against A Bullet, the action thriller that is anchored by Jackie Chan. Matt Corman and Chris Ord (Covert Affairs) are writing the latest draft under Nachmanoff’s supervision. Nachmanoff most recently wrapped the Keanu Reeves-starrer Replicas. Here, five bodyguards from around the world, with a variety of […]

Matthew Broderick Cast In FX’s ‘Katrina: American Crime Story’

Matthew Broderick has joined the cast of FX’s Katrina: American Crime Story, the second installment of the Emmy-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson. Broderick will play Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown, who was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina. Katrina: American Crime […]

Oscar Isaac, Keegan-Michael Key Set Public Theater ‘Hamlet’

Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Inside Llewyn Davis) will play the melancholy Dane beginning in June at the Public Theater, in a staging of the Shakespeare tragedy by Sam Gold. The director, who previously staged the Tony-winning Fun Home at the Public and on Broadway, is fairly busy: His revival of The Glass […]

Oscar Isaac, Keegan-Michael Key Set Public Theater ‘Hamlet’

Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Inside Llewyn Davis) will play the melancholy Dane beginning in June at the Public Theater, in a staging of the Shakespeare tragedy by Sam Gold. The director, who previously staged the Tony-winning Fun Home at the Public and on Broadway, is fairly busy: His revival of The Glass […]

‘Mayans MC’: JD Pardo Cast As The Lead In FX’s ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Spinoff Pilot

EXCLUSIVE: JD Pardo (East Los High, Revolution) has been tapped to play the lead in Mayans MC, Kurt Sutter’s Sons of Anarchy spinoff pilot for FX. Pardo is taking the baton from Charlie Hunnam, whose Jax Teller led the mothership series. Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death at the end of SOA’s seven-season […]

‘Split’ Shows Personality With $200M+ At Worldwide Box Office

Amid its continued craze at the domestic and international box office, M Night Shyamalan’s Split has crossed $200M global. The milestone for the James McAvoy-starrer came with Wednesday grosses. Domestically, the psychological thriller has taken $126.3M and overseas has banked $74.1M. The worldwide total stands at $200.4M. Split marks Universal’s second collaboration with Shyamalan and […]

‘Unsolved’: Josh Duhamel, Jimmi Simpson & Bokeem Woodbine To Topline USA Pilot On Tupac Shakur & Biggie Smalls Murders

Josh Duhamel (Transformers), Jimmi Simpson (House of Cards) and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) will lead the cast of Unsolved, USA’s scripted true crime serial drama pilot that chronicles the major police investigations into the murders of rap stars Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. Written by Kyle Long (Suits), Unsolved, from Universal Cable Productions, is based on […]

‘Unsolved’: Josh Duhamel, Jimmi Simpson & Bokeem Woodbine To Topline USA Pilot On Tupac Shakur & Biggie Smalls Murders

Josh Duhamel (Transformers), Jimmi Simpson (House of Cards) and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) will lead the cast of Unsolved, USA’s scripted true crime serial drama pilot that chronicles the major police investigations into the murders of rap stars Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur. Written by Kyle Long (Suits), Unsolved, from Universal Cable Productions, is based on […]

FCC Seeks Comment On Rule To Let TV Stations Test Next Gen Transmissions

Amid a blizzard of decisions released today, the FCC helped to promote a TV standard that could make it easier for broadcasters to meld 4K programming and interactive broadband data in their over-the-air transmissions. Regulators voted unanimously to seek comment on a proposal allowing stations to voluntarily transmit signals using the ATSC 3.0 standard  — an upgrade […]