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  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    TV NEWS ROUNDUP: PALEY CENTER TO HOST ‘WEST SIDE STORY' CELEBRATION EVENT

    In today's TV News Roundup, the Paley Center for Media is hosting a “West Side Story” celebration event and Fox is partnering with...

    Event, News, 21st Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting Company, West Side Story
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    RED GRANITE PAYS OFF $60 MILLION SETTLEMENT IN MALAYSIA CORRUPTION CASE

    Red Granite Pictures has paid off the balance of its $60 million settlement with the U.S. government, bringing an early end to its...

    News, Red Granite
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    HOW MASTERFUL NARRATIVE GAME MAKERS TELLTALE SUDDENLY LOST EVERYTHING

    Telltale Games was so sure of its take on “The Walking Dead” and the conclusion of protagonist Clementine's tale that they took the...

    Design, News, Lionsgate, Netflix, Telltale Games, The Walking Dead, The Final Season
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ‘GREY'S ANATOMY' STAR JESSE WILLIAMS TO DIRECT FILM ABOUT EMMETT TILL'S MOTHER

    “Grey's Anatomy” star Jesse Williams will make his feature directorial debut with “Till,” a film about Mamie Elizabeth Till-Mobley,...

    Star, News, Emmett Till, Jesse Williams, Till
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    CARLOS DIEGUES PREPS NEXT FILM, ‘THE DAME'

    Brazil's Carlos Diegues, whose poem-inspired drama “The Great Mystical Circus” vies for a foreign-language Oscar next year, is in pre-production...

    Star, Festival, Festivals, Carlos Diegues, The Dame, The Great Mystical Circus
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    TV REVIEW: NBC'S ‘NEW AMSTERDAM'

    “New Amsterdam,” like the mammoth hospital it's set in, has a whole lot of enthusiasm and too many areas in which to direct it. Based...

    Reviews, NBC, New Amsterdam
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    BILL COSBY PROSECUTOR SEEKS 5 TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A prosecutor urged the judge in Bill Cosby's sexual abuse case on Monday to sentence the disgraced entertainer to...

    News, Bill Cosby
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ‘LIFEBOAT CLIQUE' SERIES ADAPTATION IN DEVELOPMENT AT CW

    The CW is developing a drama series based on Kathy Parks' book “The Lifeboat Clique,” Variety has learned. When a freak tsunami hits...

    News, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, The Cw
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ‘PUBG MOBILE' STAR CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP INCLUDES $600,00 PRIZE POOL

    Tencent and PUBG Corp. announced details for a lavish upcoming “PUBG Mobile” tournament known as Star Challenge. Star Challenge will...

    Star, News, Android, Ios, PUBG, PUBG Mobile
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    TV REVIEW: ‘VALLEY OF THE BOOM'

    The birth of the technology industry is an interesting story, one fueled by big money, hubris and creators' unique ability to see a...

    Reviews, National Geographic, Valley of the Boom
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    KRIS JENNER PICKS UP ULTRA-MODERN DESERT MANSION

    Word on the Coachella Valley celebrity real estate street is that Kardashian/Jenner family matriarch Kris Jenner shelled out $12 million...

    Real Estalker, Kris Jenner
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    STAR POWER, IMAGE CONCERNS DRIVE APPLE'S ORIGINAL CONTENT STRATEGY

    Apple has yet to release a single frame from any of the original scripted shows it has ordered during the past year, but the soon-to-be...

    Star, News, Apple
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    NETFLIX'S ‘REMASTERED,' WITH INVESTIGATIONS ON BOB MARLEY, JOHNNY CASH AND MORE, LAUNCHES OCT. 12

    Netflix's original documentary series “ReMastered” investigates high-profile events affecting major figures in music. Helmed by Jeff...

    Event, News, Bob Marley, Johnny Cash, Netflix
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    MEL GIBSON TO WRITE AND DIRECT ‘WILD BUNCH' REMAKE AT WARNER BROS

    Mel Gibson is coming on to write and direct a remake of the classic Sam Peckinpah western “The Wild Bunch” at Warner Bros. Gibson will...

    Look, News
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    SWISS SOCCER FANS TEMPORARILY STOP GAME TO PROTEST ESPORTS

    Soccer fans in Switzerland delayed a match on Sunday to protest esports in an unusual way, according to the Associated Press. The fans...

    News, esports
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    DOMHNALL GLEESON JOINS ‘RUN' PILOT AT HBO

    Domhnall Gleeson has been cast in a lead role in the upcoming comedy pilot “Run” at HBO, Variety has confirmed. The project is described...

    News, Domhnall Gleeson, HBO, Run
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    MARGOT ROBBIE'S ‘BIRDS OF PREY' TO OPEN IN FEBRUARY 2020

    With Warner Bros. and DC entertainment getting closer to assembling its team for its Harley Quinn pic “Birds of Prey,” the studio has...

    News, Birds of Prey, Margot Robbie
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ‘THE BACHELOR: VIETNAM' CONTESTANTS DITCH BACHELOR FOR EACH OTHER

    The bachelor wasn't the only person to find love on the Vietnamese version of the popular reality show. During a shocking rose ceremony,...

    News, The Bachelor, Vietnam
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    MARTIN GERO, BRENDAN GALL LAND PRODUCTION COMMITMENT FOR SPY DRAMA AT CBS

    Martin Gero and Brendan Gall have scored a pilot production commitment for a drama series in the works at CBS, Variety has learned....

    News, Brendan Gall, CBS, Martin Gero
  • By Variety   -   Sep 24, 2018

    ‘RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2' ECOSYSTEM WILL FEATURE OVER 200 SPECIES OF ANIMALS

    The world of “Red Dead Redemption 2” will have more than 200 species of animals to interact with, Rockstar Games revealed Monday in...

    News, Red Dead Online, Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar Gamess