James McAvoy-starrer “Filth,” book written by Irvine Welsh, receives British Independent Film Award Nomination

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By NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor | Monday November 11, 2013  Scottish director David Mackenzie’s prison drama Starred Up was acquired for U.S. distribution last week by Tribeca Film. Today, the movie scored eight nominations for the 16th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards. Clio Barnard’s Cannes Directors’ Fortnight title, The Selfish Giant, follows with seven nods, and three films picked up five each: James McAvoy-starrer Filth; the … Read More

AdamJames McAvoy-starrer “Filth,” book written by Irvine Welsh, receives British Independent Film Award Nomination

The Glades star Matt Passmore is set as the lead of USA Network’s untitled Sean Jablonski pilot

By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Thursday October 31, 2013  The Glades star Matt Passmore is set as the lead of another potential basic cable drama series. Passmore will topline USA Network’s untitled Sean Jablonski pilot, which centers on Neil Truman (Passmore), an investment banker who attempts to satisfy his married midlife crisis by quitting his job and redefining himself and his relationships. UCP is producing, with Jablonski and … Read More

AdamThe Glades star Matt Passmore is set as the lead of USA Network’s untitled Sean Jablonski pilot

Hulu Debuts British Comedy-Thriller Hybrid ‘The Wrong Mans,’ directed by Client Jim Field Smith, for First U.S. Audience

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10/28/2013 by Ashley Lee | The Hollywood Reporter “What if the CIA wanted to get ahold of Jason Bourne so they called his cell phone, but he’d left his phone in a toilet cubicle and the janitor picked it up and said, ‘Hello?’ ” joked director-producer Jim Field Smith at the U.S. premiere of his new show at the New York TV … Read More

AdamHulu Debuts British Comedy-Thriller Hybrid ‘The Wrong Mans,’ directed by Client Jim Field Smith, for First U.S. Audience

Andrew Bachelor and Brittany Furlan talk about Vine w/ USA Today

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Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY | October 26, 2013 LOS ANGELES — Actress Brittany Furlan was killing time waiting for her phone to ring. Bored, she started goofing around with the Vine app on her iPhone, making wacky short videos. Within days, her posted videos started developing a following. Within just a few months, it had grown to over 3.1 million. A … Read More

AdamAndrew Bachelor and Brittany Furlan talk about Vine w/ USA Today

Dan and Kevin Hageman speak with The Hollywood Reporter – How Lego Is Building Its Brand in Hollywood

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10/25/2013 by Tatiana Siegel This story first appeared in the Nov. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. In 2007, Warner Bros. producer Dan Lin and writers Dan and Kevin Hageman flew to the tiny town of Billund, Denmark — population 6,155 — to pitch Lego executives a movie based on the classic interlocking blocks. At the time, toy properties were all the rage in Hollywood thanks to … Read More

AdamDan and Kevin Hageman speak with The Hollywood Reporter – How Lego Is Building Its Brand in Hollywood

David Katzenberg to Direct Diplo’s EDM Movie for Fox – Adam Weinstock and Andy Jones co-wrote the movie, which will be produced by Trevor Engelson of Underground

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DEAL CENTRAL | By Jeff Sneider on October 24, 2013  David Katzenberg is set to direct 20th Century Fox’s untitled movie about the Electronic Dance Music craze that features superstar DJ Diplo, TheWrap has learned. Adam Weinstock and Andy Jones co-wrote the movie, which will be produced by Trevor Engelson of Underground, whose Noah Rothman will executive produce with Diplo and his business partner … Read More

AdamDavid Katzenberg to Direct Diplo’s EDM Movie for Fox – Adam Weinstock and Andy Jones co-wrote the movie, which will be produced by Trevor Engelson of Underground

Catalina Sandino Moreno will star opposite Aaron Eckhart in ‘Incarnate,’ the new franchise hopeful from Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions.

 10/22/2013 by Borys Kit | The Hollywood Reporter Catalina Sandino Moreno will star opposite Aaron Eckhart in Incarnate, the new franchise hopeful from Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse Productions. The role was initially to be played by Rosario Dawson, but the Sin City and Seven Pounds actress left the project due to scheduling reasons. The movie is due to begin production in November in Los Angeles. Brad Peyton is directing the micro-bugdet pic, … Read More

AdamCatalina Sandino Moreno will star opposite Aaron Eckhart in ‘Incarnate,’ the new franchise hopeful from Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions.

Joel David Moore, Nora Kirkpatrick, and Jessica Walter will co-star opposite Jaime Pressly in the TV Land single-camera comedy pilot Jennifer Falls.

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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Wednesday October 16, 2013 Alcatraz alum David Hoflin and Yasmine Al Massri have been cast as regulars in the NBC pirate drama Crossbones, from Luther creator Neil Cross. The series is set in 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard (John Malkovich), reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Aussie Hoflin, repped by Resolution and … Read More

AdamJoel David Moore, Nora Kirkpatrick, and Jessica Walter will co-star opposite Jaime Pressly in the TV Land single-camera comedy pilot Jennifer Falls.

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