Tuesday, September 19, 2017

News

  • Rep Report for September 15, 2017

    • Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017

    Hey Wonderful--founded last year by managing director Michael Di Girolamo and partnered with RSA Films in Los Angeles--has signed new representation on both coasts. ...

    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
    The Visual Effects Society (VES) has released its definitive VES 70: The Most Influential Visual Effects Films of All Time. The original VES member-chosen VES 50 list was created in 2007, marking one decade since the organization’s inception. In...
  • In setback to Murdoch, UK refers Fox bid for Sky to regulator

    • Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

    The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's...

    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:30pm
    TV's Asian-American characters are so frequently slighted that even programs set in the biggest, most diverse cities leave them out of the picture, a new study found. For "Tokens on the Small Screen," professors and scholars at six California...
    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:45pm
    "Last Week Tonight" is going to last a few years longer. HBO says it has renewed "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" for three additional seasons. This would carry it through at least 2020, with 30 shows presented each season. The show takes a...
  • Emmy Nominees Reflect A Narrow View Of Ethnic Diversity

    • Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

    When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday's ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But...

    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
    J.J. Abrams is returning to "Star Wars," and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of "Episode IX." Disney announced Abrams return on Tuesday a week after news broke of Trevorrow's departure. After several high-profile exits by...
  • Droga5 Hires Jason Severs As Chief Design Officer

    • Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

    Jason Severs has joined the New York headquarters of Droga5 as chief design officer, a new role at the agency. Severs will lead the shop’s overall design department and help grow existing client...

  • Craig Gillespie, Louis C.K. Films Lead Big Buys At Toronto Fest

    • Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017

    A film that finds the comedy and humanity in Tonya Harding is the biggest acquisition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

    Domestic distribution rights for "I, Tonya," starring...

    • Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
    Special set of skills or not, Liam Neeson says he's finished making thrillers. In an interview, Neeson said that he plans to stop even though it's hard to turn down the lucrative offers he gets thanks to his box-office success in the three "Taken"...