Film News: ‘Swan’ scribe McLaughlin to pen pic — “Big Love” star Bill Paxton is in negotiations to direct “Kung Fu,” Legendary Pictures’ feature adaptation of the popular David Carradine series that will be written by “Black Swan” scribe John McLaughlin.
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Music News: Firm to clear licensing of perfs and interviews from 1962-1992 — Music footage library and production outfit Reelin’ in the Years Prods. has signed to rep the Carson Entertainment Group in licensing perfs and interviews from the music guests who appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” from 1962-1992.
TV News: Cabler gives 6-episode order to drama from producer Mark Johnson — Sundance Channel is diving into the scripted series business, giving a six-episode order to drama series “Rectify” from “Breaking Bad” producer Mark Johnson.
If you’re a fan of Eli Roth’s 2002 little gem of a horror movie “Cabin Fever”, then this is definitely good news. Then again, it might not be, depending on how you feel about gratuitous sequels. The original film already spawn one sequel, 2009′s “Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever” from horror director Ti West, and [...]
It may or may not be connected to the 2010 debacle that was “The Wolfman”, though it probably is given the film’s setting. Or not. Either way, Universal’s “The Wolfman” reboot (currently going under the very creative “Untitled Werewolf Thriller”) has announced the start of principal photography under director Louis Morneau (“Joy Ride 2″), and [...]
Queen Latifah is an Oscar nominee, a Grammy winner, a makeup spokesmodel and an all-around entertainment industry powerhouse. So why not add talk show host to the list? Today Latifah, Overbrook Entertainment and Flavor Unit Entertainment announced plans to produce a new daytime syndicated talk show that Queen Latifah will host
Plus Bradley Cooper as a cop.
Apologies to Peter Gabriel.
A new interview has emerged talking with a few of the studio heads from GamersFirst’s team over in Edinburgh, UK, where topics include APB‘s fall during the RTW days, as well as its Phoenix-like rise under G1′s new design approach to bringing the game up to its full potential.
Whether you think American Horror Story is the weirdest new TV show of the year or the best, it’s hard to deny that everyone is talking about it, and FX is taking that as a clear sign that they ought to keep it in the fold. THR reports that the network has picked the show [...]