12
Jan
2018

‘It’ Balloons To $700M+ At Worldwide Box Office

New Line/Warner Bros’ horror smash It has crossed $700M globally. The Stephen King adaptation that just wouldn’t quit after starting a September rollout domestically and overseas, has ballooned to $700.2M worldwide — and that is extra notable given the film was not released in China. Japan, where It has grossed $19.2M through Thursday, helped get [...]


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05
Jan
2018

The Lego Batman Movie Nominated for PGA Award

The Producers Guild of America has produced its film and TV nominees for the 29th annual PGA Awards, which will be doled out January 20 at the Beverly Hilton. Check out the list below. The 10 pics vying for the marquee Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures are familiar to anyone who [...]


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07
Dec
2017

Critics’ Choice Awards: ‘The Shape of Water’ Leads With 14 Nominations

With 14 nominations, Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance The Shape of Water led the film nominees for the 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards, which will be presented Jan. 11 at an ceremony to be broadcast live by The CW Network. On the television side, Ryan Murphy’s Feud: Bette and Joan topped the list with six [...]


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16
Nov
2017

Netflix Nabs Josh Gad Superhero Comedy ‘Super-Normal’

Luke Evans, who helped Gad pitch the project and is executive producing, is also attached to star, as is Daisy Ridley. Netflix has picked up Super-Normal, the hot superhero package that has Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley and Luke Evans attached to star. Gad is producing the project with Dan Lin, who produced Death Note for [...]


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14
Nov
2017

NBC Developing Family Drama With Nearly All-Asian Cast

NBC is looking to Sleepy Hollow co-showrunner Albert Kim for its next soap. The network is teaming with Kim to develop an untitled family drama that, should it move to pilot, would feature a nearly all-Asian cast. The project, which received a script commitment at NBC, revolves around a family-owned Korean electronics corporation that is [...]


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11
Oct
2017

‘Settlers of Catan’ Movie Adaptation in the Works at Sony

Sony Pictures is in negotiations to acquire the rights to adapt “Catan,” the influential board game also known as “The Settlers of Catan,” into a film. Gail Katz, whose credits include “Pawn Sacrifice,” “The Perfect Storm,” and “Air Force One,” will produce. Variety first reported in 2015 that she had acquired the rights. Dan Lin, [...]


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25
Sep
2017

‘It’ Sequel Gets September 2019 Release Date

Since its launch earlier this month, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s book has shattered numerous records. Pennywise the Dancing Clown is getting ready to terrorize audiences all over again. New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. on Monday announced that a sequel to the horror blockbuster It will hit theaters, including Imax locations, on Sept. [...]


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22
Sep
2017

Lin Pictures Taps TriStar Exec as Head of TV

Lin Pictures is solidifying its push into television. Lindsey Liberatore will oversee development for Dan Lin’s Warner Bros. Television-based company. The company behind the It reboot has tapped former TriStar executive Lindsey Liberatore to serve as senior vp television and oversee development and all TV operations for the Warner Bros. Television-based production company. Courteney Tarantin [...]


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13
Sep
2017

‘It’ Producer Dan Lin Scores CBS Put Pilot Order for Remake of BBC Miniseries ‘Murder’

CBS has given a put pilot order to a remake of the BBC miniseries “Murder” from executive producer Dan Lin, Variety has learned exclusively. The potential series will be shot like a true crime documentary, taking audience inside the emotional journey of an investigation, allowing them to discern the truth and judge the suspects’ guilt [...]


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11
Sep
2017

‘It’ Final Box Office Clears Massive $123M in U.S. Bow

That’s even higher than Sunday’s record-shattering estimate of $117.2 million. It is a hit of even bigger proportion than estimated. Final weekend numbers show the supernatural horror film clearing $123.1 million in its North American debut for New Line and Warner Bros. That’s ahead of Sunday morning’s record-shattering estimate of $117.2 million. Warners was cautious [...]


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