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Russo Brothers Studio Sets Evan Glodell Indie Drama ‘Canary’

EXCLUSIVE: The Russo Brothers Studio has stepped up to finance Canary, the next feature from Evan Glodell, who directed the 2011 Sundance breakout film Bellflower. The deal comes on the eve of Joe and Anthony Russo being presented the Founders Award at Slamdance, marking the 20th anniversary of the premiere of their first film, Pieces. […]

‘NCIS’: Drew Carey To Guest Star In Veteran CBS Drama

CBS star Drew Carey is set for a guest spot on the network’s long-running drama series NCIS. Carey will play retired Marine Sergeant John Ross in the episode “Handle with Care” which is scheduled to air in early March. Carey’s Ross is a retired Marine Sergeant who ships care packages to active-duty servicemen every day. […]

Clint Culpepper Out At Screen Gems

BREAKING: Sony Pictures has just announced that Clint Culpepper is leaving his post at Screen Gems, the genre arm. Rothman announced it internally. Here’s Rothman’s internal memo. The exit comes after underwhelming results on the Taraji Henson-action film Proud Mary and signals a change in the genre film company, which at times was one of […]

Lisa Edelstein To Topline ‘Confessions of a Sociopath’ Dramedy In Works At UCP, Recur On Netflix’s ‘The Kominsky Method’

With her Bravo series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce coming to an end, Lisa Edelstein is developing a new starring vehicle for herself with Girlfriends’ Guide former executive producer Carol Barbee and studio Universal Cable Prods. Additionally, the House alumna has been tapped for a recurring role opposite Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin on the new Netflix comedy […]

Warner Bros Nabs Domestic Distribution For ‘Detective Chinatown’ Sequel

Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired domestic distribution rights for the follow-up to the Chinese hit Detective Chinatown from Wanda Media Co., Ltd. The deal marks the second collaboration between the two companies, following last year’s worldwide blockbuster Wonder Woman. The acquisition was announced today by Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros. Pictures’ President of Domestic Distribution, and Jiang […]

‘The 100’: Shannon Kook To Guest Star As Mystery Character In Season 5 Finale

A mysterious new character is coming to the CW’s The 100. Shannon Kook (The Conjuring) has been cast as a guest star in the Season 5 finale as Lucas, with a series option for a potential Season 6. Character details are being kept under wraps. Created by Jason Rothenberg, The 100 stars Eliza Taylor, Paige […]

Steven Spielberg Eyes Indiana Jones & ‘West Side Story’ Atop Next Directing Vehicles

EXCLUSIVE: Hot off directing back to back pictures in the Oscar contender The Post and the upcoming Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg is now figuring out his next two directorial vehicles. There are several percolating, but sources say he is eyeing Indiana Jones, and then would either precede or follow quickly with another pic. I’m […]

Notes On The Season: Oscars Get Ready To Reveal All; Controversies Cloud Race; ‘Get Out’s’ Jordan Peele Gets In

A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. With the all-important, and perhaps foretelling, Producers Guild Awards on Saturday followed by the SAG awards on Sunday the Oscar race is at boiling point. But of course the really big event is Tuesday morning when nominations are revealed at 5:22AM and 5:38.30 AM for the 90th Annual Academy […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Series Finale Trailer: Final 6 Episodes To Roll Out Over 3 Weeks On Disney XD

These are not the final episodes you’re looking for — wait, yes they are. Disney XD said today that the series finale of Lucasfilm Animation’s Star Wars Rebels will roll out over three consecutive Mondays. The beginning of the end launches at 9 PM ET on February 19. The cable net also released a trailer for […]

All Def Media Hires Brooke Goldstein As COO, Names Chris Blackwell Co-President

All Def Media recruited WPP ad sales veteran Brooke Goldstein as co-president and chief operating officer, and promoted Chris Blackwell to co-president and chief digital officer, the company announced today. The co-presidents will report to ADD Chief Executive Osman Eralp as the company works to propel the hip-hop and urban youth culture brand’s growth beyond its […]