France’s Mediawan Boards Premium Series ‘That Dirty Black Bag,’ ‘Big Five’

Mediawan has come on board two English-language premium scripted series, Brian O’Malley’s steampunk spaghetti Western show “That Dirty Black Bag” and Gilles de Maistre’s “Big Five.” Aimed at family audiences, “Big Five” will be set in South Africa, and will … Read more…

Banijay Agrees $2.2BN Takeover Of ‘Black Mirror’ & ‘Big Brother’ Producer Endemol Shine Group

Banijay has agreed a €2BN ($ 2.2BN) takeover of Endemol Shine Group, marking the end of a protracted sales process for the giant production company behind shows including Black Mirror. It comes 18 months after Deadline broke the news that … Read more…

Actress cast as Princess Diana in The Crown quit modelling after being told she was ‘too big’ for designer’s clothes

THE unknown actress who won the coveted role of Princess Diana in The Crown quit modelling after being told she was too big for the catwalk. Emma Corrin, 23, switched to acting after a snub at a London Fashion Week … Read more…

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Biopic in the Works From ‘Big Little Lies’ Director; Here’s Everything We Know

We'll never have too many Beatles biopics. From the band's early days in Liverpool to their stint in Hamburg to the assassination of John Lennon, filmmakers continue to be fascinated with the stories of the Fab Four (and the former and … Read more…