16
Nov
2016

‘Kung Fu Panda’ Director Mark Osborne Tackling Adaptation of Cult Comic ‘Bone’

At the same time, Adam Kline (‘Artemis Fowl’) has been tapped to co-write the script with Osborne. Mark Osborne, fresh off directing The Little Prince, has come aboard to tackle Warner Bros.’ animated adaptation of Bone, the Eisner-winning comic series from Jeff Smith. Adam Kline has been tapped to co-write the script with Osborne, who [...]


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07
Nov
2016

The LEGO Batman Movie – Trailer #4

In theaters February 2017! http://LEGOBatman.com https://www.facebook.com/LegoBatmanMo… In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The [...]


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12
Oct
2016

‘Lethal Weapon’ Lands Full-Season Order From Fox

Fox has given a full-season order to “Lethal Weapon.” The freshman action drama is this fall’s first new Fox show to have its season extended. “’Lethal Weapon’ delivers an explosive and wildly entertaining core relationship between two cops, with dynamic performances by Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford, surrounded by cinematic action, endearing humor and true [...]


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22
Sep
2016

Working and producing together, Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

One of the most exciting producing partnerships to emerge over the past several years, Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman (Pitch Perfect franchise) join Produced By 2016 to discuss their process for getting stories to the big and small screen alike. In this special Conversation, Banks and Handelman share their approach to development and casting, as [...]


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25
Aug
2016

New Lego Short ‘The Master’ to Debut Before ‘Storks’

The short is based on the Lego Ninjago series and will feature some of the same voice talent that has committed to the upcoming Lego Ninjago feature.Warner Animation Group has created a comedic animated short, based on its Lego franchise, that will play in theaters ahead of its animated feature Storks, which opens Sept. 23. [...]


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02
Jun
2016

Stephen King’s ‘It’ Adaptation Finds Its Pennywise the Clown

Bill Skarsgard has the It factor. The actor, who is one of the stars of Hemlock Grove, has nabbed the role of Stephen King’s iconic villain Pennywise the Clown in New Line’s adaptation of the author’s landmark novel It. Skarsgard is in final negotiations to star in the horror pic, whose cast will also include [...]


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26
May
2016

LA Screenings Buzz: The Hottest Titles, Boom Of Remakes & Hunt For Procedurals

Remakes and reboots dominated the broadcast networks’ new series orders this season, and not surprisingly, they have been among the hottest properties for the 1,500-1,600 international buyers at the LA Screenings held this week by US TV studios’ international distribution arms. They include traditional broadcasters as well as emerging SVOD players, making the marketplace more [...]


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13
May
2016

Archie Comics Take ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Frequency,’ ‘No Tomorrow’ Picked Up to Series at CW

Freshman drama ‘Containment’ will also not be back for a second season at The CW. The CW is addressing the remaining holes on its 2016-17 schedule. The younger-skewing network, which just picked up CBS’ Supergirl for a second season, has handed out series orders to Greg Berlanti’s Riverdale, a reboot of feature film Frequency and [...]


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10
May
2016

Pitch,’ ‘Exorcist,’ ‘Lethal Weapon,’ ‘Making History,’ ‘Mick,’ ‘APB’ Ordered to Series at Fox

Fox is cementing its 2016-17 schedule. The network has handed out series orders to dramas Pitch, The Exorcist, Lethal Weapon and APB and comedies Making History and The Mick. All six projects had been among the network’s early frontrunners. All, save for Lethal Weapon, hail from studio sibling 20th Century Fox Television as the network [...]


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02
May
2016

Upfronts 2016: The Overachievers

As we close the book on another broadcast development season, here is Deadline’s annual honor roll of those who excelled at the 2016 upfronts. Also included is a list of pods and independent production companies with multiple series on broadcast and cable: The Uber Producers: Almost four decades after Aaron Spelling ruled ABC’s primetime with [...]


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