Marc Forster To Direct Tom Hanks In ‘A Man Called Ove’ With SF Studios, Rita Wilson & Playtone Producing David Magee Script

Marc Forster To Direct Tom Hanks In ‘A Man Called

EXCLUSIVE: Finding Neverland, World War Z and The Kite Runner director Marc Forster has been set to direct Oscar winner Tom Hanks in the anticipated U.S. adaptation of Swedish comedy hit A Man Called Ove, we can reveal. Two-time Oscar nominee David Magee (Life Of Pi, Mary Poppins Returns) is scripting the project and re-uniting with Forster … Read more

Robert Walak & Alisa Tager Join Anonymous Content As Presidents Of Film & Television At AC Studios

Robert Walak Alisa Tager Join Anonymous Content As Presidents

EXCLUSIVE: Former Focus Features President Robert Walak and veteran producer Alisa Tager have joined the executive team at Anonymous Content as Presidents of AC Studios. In their new roles, the duo will oversee development and production on projects across film, television, documentaries, doc series and podcasts. AC Studios is the premium independent film and TV … Read more

Amazon Studios In Exclusive Talks For Worldwide Rights On ‘Foe,’ Garth Davis-Helmed Pic Starring Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal, LaKeith Stanfield From Anonymous Content

Amazon Studios In Exclusive Talks For Worldwide Rights On ‘Foe

EXCLUSIVE: On one of the hot Cannes Virtual Market packages, Amazon Studios has moved into exclusive talks on a worldwide rights deal for Foe, source said. Bidding was ferocious all weekend. This is the Garth Davis-directed thriller that stars Saoirse Ronan, Paul Mescal and LaKeith Stanfield in an adaptation of Iain Reid’s bestselling science fiction … Read more

How A24 Proves More Studios Should Embrace Streaming

How A24 Proves More Studios Should Embrace Streaming

Today, A24 is regarded as a champion of the theatrical experience and especially of the idea that original challenging material has a place in this domain. While big studios owned by conglomerates like Warner Bros. and Universal are afraid to give Will Smith and Jennifer Lopez vehicles theatrical exclusive releases, A24 will gleefully begin marketing … Read more

News round-up: eOne to adapt Trivial Pursuit gameshow; Pippa Harris named Bafta TV VP; Red Arrow Studios sells Gravitas Ventures

News round up eOne to adapt Trivial Pursuit gameshow Pippa Harris

Take Burton eOne to adapt Trivial Pursuit gameshow Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has partnered with LeVar Burton Entertainment (LBE) to adapt Hasbro’s trivia game Trivial Pursuit into a gameshow format. Actor, author and TV host Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) will present the show as well as executive produce, alongside Tara Long and Geno … Read more

BBC Studios Germany Kicks Off With ‘Miranda’ Adaptation for ZDF Neo – Global Bulletin

BBC Studios Germany Kicks Off With ‘Miranda Adaptation for ZDF

PRODUCTION BBC Studios Germany has secured its first commission since launching in the territory this year — a local adaptation of British sitcom “Miranda” — and is co-producing the eight-part series for ZDF Neo with Studio central. “Miranda,” a BBC production written by and starring Miranda Hart, will be adapted for a German audience with … Read more

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