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Rose McGowan, Alyssa Milano aren't happy about 'Charmed' reboot

feeds.nydailynews.com – The original witches from "Charmed" wish they could cast a spell to make CBS' proposed reboot vanish. 6 years 5 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Broadchurch' Star David Tennant Will Reprise Role for US Remake

feedproxy.google.com – It isn’t often we see an actor who appeared in one incarnation of a film or TV series starring in a high-profile remake in another country. But David Tennant is doing exactly that for Broadchurch. He starred in the UK TV series as Detective Inspector Alec Hardy, who escapes a bit of professional scandal to work in the seaside town of Broadchurch, where he’s soon part of an investigation into the murder of an eleven year-old boy.

6 years 9 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Two Never-Produced Stanley Kubrick Screenplays to Be Filmed for TV

fb.indiewire.com – "Downslope" and "God Fearing Man," two never-produced screenplays by the late Stanley Kubrick, are slated to be filmed for television, according to Deadline. Entertainment One has partnered with producers Steve Lanning and Philip Hobbs’ Philco Films to complete the projects, one of which will become a TV movie and the other a miniseries.

7 years 14 weeks ago via jackiechan
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China Cracks Down On TV Shows Deemed "Overly Entertaining"

deadline.com – The government of China just put a chill into media companies salivating at the prospect of spreading entertainment shows to TV stations that reach the country’s booming middle class. The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television just ordered China’s 34 satellite TV stations to dramatically cut back on programs that it considers to be vulgar or “overly entertaining,” the AP reports. 8 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Fox Buys 'The Punisher' Series Adaptation From Ed Bernero & Marvel With Put Pilot

deadline.com – In one of the last big drama deals this buying season, Fox has handed a put pilot commitment to The Punisher, a series based on the Marvel comic from Ed Bernero and ABC Studios. This is one of 2 high profile sales for former Criminal Minds showrunner Ed Bernero. He also has high-concept Western spec The Eye set up at ABC. 8 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Zombieland' Sequel May Turn Into a TV Show

feedproxy.google.com – It’s a busy time for Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. They were just announced as the screenwriters for the Micronauts film that Hasbro is developing with J.J. Abrams, and now the two are officially in the Zombieland fold once more. But this isn’t for that Zombieland sequel that most of the principals have been talking about ever since the first film turned into a surprise hit. 8 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee
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Seth MacFarlane talks bringing Star Trek back to TV

joblo.com – The STAR TREK movie was a rare reboot success, and the sequel is on the horizon and slowly coming together. But what of the format where the series started? Will Star Trek ever return to TV? An unlikely source is talking about that possibility. "I don't know who would give me the keys to that car," he jokes, acknowledging that the films have been so profitable for Paramount that... 8 years 7 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Fox Renews 'The Simpsons' For Two More Seasons

deadline.com – Prospects For New Deal With ‘Simpsons’ Actors Looking Good Would ‘The Simpsons’ Be Worth More Dead Or Alive? FOX has renewed THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running comedy in television history, for an incredible 24th and 25th season, bringing the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes. THE SIMPSONS airs Sundays (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

8 years 8 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Fremantle Reboots 'Universal Soldier' as TV Series

deadline.com – MIPCOM: Those of you who cheered when Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren went mano-a-mano in Roland Emmerich’s 1992 sci-flick Universal Soldier will be pleased to know that it is being rebooted as a TV series. Damian Kindler (Stargate, Sanctuary) is writing the show, which will be produced by FremantleMedia North America, the U.S. 8 years 9 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Fox Developing 'The Spectre' Drama Series Based On The DC Comic Book Character

deadline.com – Fox has bought The Spectre, a drama series project based on the DC Comics superhero character co-created by Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily. Brandon Camp (John Doe) will write the adaptation and executive produce with feature producer Bill Gerber (Gran Torino). The Spectre, which has received a script commitment, centers on a former cop serving time in afterlife limbo who hunts down earthly criminals on behalf of the dead — and mortals soon to be dead, if ultimate justice is not served. 8 years 12 weeks ago via brucelee
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