Susan Sarandon-Eva Amurri Martino Mother-Daughter Comedy Lands at NBC

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10/14/2013 by Lesley Goldberg Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri Martino are bringing their mother-daughter relationship to the small screen. In a competitive situation, NBC has nabbed Growing Ivy, a comedy based on an original idea by Martino and starring the duo, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The comedy, which landed at the network with a pilot production commitment, revolves around Type A+ Ivy Davis (Martino), who craves … Read More

AdamSusan Sarandon-Eva Amurri Martino Mother-Daughter Comedy Lands at NBC

Client Madeleine Martin has joined Netflix’s Hemlock Grove as a new series regular.

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By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Friday October 11, 2013 MTV has cast Victoria Justice in the cyber thriller Eye Candy based on RL Stine’s bestselling novel. Justice plays Lindy, a beautiful but reclusive hacker whose blog exposes everything from terrorist plots to suspected killers. Convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, Lindy is targeted by a dangerous cyber stalker and believes one of her suitors to … Read More

AdamClient Madeleine Martin has joined Netflix’s Hemlock Grove as a new series regular.

Clients Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the writing team behind four of the seven Saw films, are adapting Disney’s ‘Stuff of Legend’

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10/9/2013 by Tatiana Siegel Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the writing team behind four of the seven Saw films, are moving into family-friendly territory. The pair have been tapped to adapt Disney’s live-action family film The Stuff of Legend. The project, which is based on a graphic novel written by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith and illustrated by Charles Paul Wilson III, revolves around a band of toys that journeys into a dark … Read More

AdamClients Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, the writing team behind four of the seven Saw films, are adapting Disney’s ‘Stuff of Legend’

Focus closes a deal to make a feature-length adaptation of Jesse Atlas’ short Record/Play with Chuck Roven (Man of Steel) producing.

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10/03/2013 by Tatiana Siegel | The Hollywood Reporter Despite an executive shake-up Wednesday that saw CEO James Schamus out and Peter Schlessel taking the reins, it’s back to business at Focus Features. The specialty label has closed a deal to make a feature-length adaptation of Jesse Atlas‘ short Record/Play with Charles Roven‘s (Man of Steel) Atlas Entertainment producing. Atlas is writing the screenplay with Aaron Wolfe and is attached to direct. … Read More

AdamFocus closes a deal to make a feature-length adaptation of Jesse Atlas’ short Record/Play with Chuck Roven (Man of Steel) producing.

Andrew Bachelor could very well be the next big thing in comedy.

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Alex Stedman | News Editor, Variety.com | OCTOBER 3, 2013  Andrew Bachelor could very well be the next big thing in comedy. He’s developing a pilot with BET, had a corporate-sponsored gig with Samsung and has even taken to selling his own merchandise. No wonder two of the top five talent agencies sought to represent him. But they didn’t discover Bachelor on the standup circuit or in … Read More

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Jason Pagan and Andrew Stark will pen the next installment of the ‘Paranormal’ franchise for Paramount

5:09 PM PDT 9/25/2013 by Borys Kit Paramount has captured its next victims — we mean, writers — to pen Paranormal Activity 5. Jason Pagan and Andrew Deutschman will write the latest installment of the scary movie franchise, which has so far made more than $718 million worldwide. A Latin-themed spinoff titled Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones is due to be released Jan. 3, 2014. Paranormal Activity … Read More

AdamJason Pagan and Andrew Stark will pen the next installment of the ‘Paranormal’ franchise for Paramount

Fanfare’s Jamie Tarses and Underground’s Evan Silverberg and Trevor Engelson will exec produce the comedy inspired by Nick Kreiss’ life, “How to be an Adult”

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9/24/2013 by Lesley Goldberg Nick Kreiss is going from the hidden-camera world of Punk’d to scripted comedy. The former Punk’d producer is developing a semi-autobiographical comedy for ABC, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. How to Be an Adult marks Kreiss’ first scripted sale and is described as a hybrid workplace comedy about a man-child tasked with saving his family business alongside his dad’s comically awful widow. Kreiss will … Read More

AdamFanfare’s Jamie Tarses and Underground’s Evan Silverberg and Trevor Engelson will exec produce the comedy inspired by Nick Kreiss’ life, “How to be an Adult”

James McAvoy stars as a crooked drug-addict cop in this darkly comic thriller, based on a cult novel by Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting.”

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9/23/2013 by Stephen Dalton | The Hollywood Reporter James McAvoy takes a depraved walk on the wild side in this gleefully lurid adaptation of a cult novel by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh. In an impressive shift away from his usual clean-cut roles, the young Scot plays a corrupt police officer riding a drug-fuelled rollercoaster to mental breakdown, roughing up his boyish good looks into … Read More

AdamJames McAvoy stars as a crooked drug-addict cop in this darkly comic thriller, based on a cult novel by Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting.”

Fox buys “Last Night,” a single-camera comedy written by DJ Lubel and Jamie Abrams, with Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment producing with 20th TV.

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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Wednesday September 18, 2013  Jamie Abrams and DJ Lubel‘s Women Of LA short video went viral earlier this year, amassing more than 1.2 million views on YouTube and even getting a mention on Deadline (you can watch it below). It also has helped the duo set up a TV project. Fox has bought Last Night, a single-camera comedy written by Lubel and Abrams. 20th TV and Aaron Kaplan’s … Read More

AdamFox buys “Last Night,” a single-camera comedy written by DJ Lubel and Jamie Abrams, with Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment producing with 20th TV.