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Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger signs with Netflix for first TV role in 'What/If'

Each season of series will tackle a new morality tale ’inspired by culturally consequential source material.’


HBO order' Watchmen' comic books to series

Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof to serve as EP on long-cherished dream.

The Meg 2

'The Meg' to bare its teeth in second international session

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again to soar past $200m, Mission: Impossible – Fallout to cross $300m.

The Alienist

'The Alienist' sequel 'The Angel Of Darkness' gets TNT order

Stars will return to new story in TNT’s Suspense Collection.

Jason Bourne

USA Network plots Bourne spin-off series 'Treadstone'

Heroes creator Tim Kring to write and serve as EP on the series; Ramin Bahrani to direct pilot.

Kenya Barris

Netflix signs 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris in overall deal

‘I decided to take a chance with the new kids on the block.’

Jenny Bicks

Lionsgate signs overall TV deal with 'Sex And The City' writer-producer Jenny Bicks

Creator joins stable that already includes Justin Simien, Yvette Lee Bowser, Paul Feig, Eugenio Derbez.

Here And Now

Paramount, AMBI to release Sarah Jessica Parker drama 'Here And Now'

Drama about singer-songwriter who receives devastating news premiered in Tribeca.

Kristen Stanisz-Bedno

Kristen Stanisz-Bedno joins Octane Entertainment in senior marketing, sales role

Executive previously served at Starz Worldwide Distribution and Lionsgate.

Homecoming TIFF

Julia Roberts TV thriller 'Homecoming' to premiere at TIFF Primetime

French sci-fi Ad Vitam to screen. Industry programme includes ‘inclusion rider’ academic Dr Stacy Smith, Werner Herzog.

westworld hbo

Bad Robot hires A+E exec for TV role

Carlos Williams joins in the newly-created role of head of business operations, television.


Christian Petzold’s 'Transit' lands at Music Box

Immigrant drama premiered in Berlin.

Giant Little Ones

Celluloid Dreams to sell Toronto premiere 'Giant Little Ones' (exclusive)

Coming-of-age drama stars Josh Wiggins and Darren Mann, with Kyle MacLachlan, Maria Bello.

Cross Of Iron

Serbian producer Milos Antic moves ahead with Sam Peckinpah’s 'Castaway'

Rights agreement between legendary director and novellist green-lights existential parable.

Viper Club

YouTube, Roadside Attractions partner on 'Viper Club'

YouTube Premium to air drama in 2019 after theatrical release.

Mélanie Laurent

Netflix, Skydance add Mélanie Laurent to '6 Underground' cast

César Award winner joins Michael Bay action film.

Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca 2019 to introduce Critics Week sidebar

18th annual event announces date, submissons call.

City Of Lies Global Road

Speculation on Global Road funding raises alarm

Company recently pulled Johnny Depp crime drama City Of Lies from release.