NENT Studios U.K. Picks Up Worldwide Rights to New Zealand Fantasy Series ‘The Dead Lands’

Distributor NENT Studios U.K., formerly DRG, has made its first drama acquisition since rebranding, picking up New Zealand fantasy action-adventure series “The Dead Lands.” NENT Studios U.K. acquired the rights to the eight-hour series from New Zealand producer GFC Films, … Read more…

Marvel Picks Quebec’s Squeeze for Disney Plus Animated Series ‘What If…?’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marvel Studios has commissioned Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze to create five episodes of “What If…?,” its new animated series set for release on the Disney Plus platform in summer 2021. The first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, … Read more…

Trump picks Pence to lead coronavirus response, critics point out his handling of HIV outbreak

Critics have faulted Pence for what they call his slow and inadequate response to the a 2015 HIV outbreak in Indiana.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Chris Cillizza picks the best and worst of the 10th presidential debate, which was marked by contention and division among the candidates

The 10th Democratic debate — this one in Charleston, South Carolina — is in the books. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

EFM Big Deal: Leonine Picks Up German Rights To Gerard Butler Action-Thriller ‘Remote Control’

EXCLUSIVE: In a mid seven-figure deal, upstart Euro studio Leonine has pre-bought German-speaking rights to Gerard Butler action-thriller Remote Control, which is being sold internationally by STX. This is the biggest known deal of the EFM so far. Angel Has Fallen star … Read more…

NBCUniversal Picks Up Four Scripted Series in Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Banking on a long-running partnership with Entertainment One, NBCUniversal Intl. has picked up German, Austrian and Swiss licensing rights for the popular series “Deputy,” “Upright,” “Nurses,” and “Burden of Truth.” Brokered by eOne’s Christian Fritzsche, the deal will offer NBCUniversal … Read more…

Alcon Entertainment Picks Up Film Rights To ‘P.S. I Love You’ Follow-Up Novel ‘Postscript’

Alcon Entertainment has secured all filmed entertainment rights to Postscript, the recently released follow-up to Cecelia Ahern’s 2004 debut novel P.S. I Love You. The Blind Side production … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Global Screen Picks Up ‘The Amazing Maurice,’ Based on Terry Pratchett’s Novel (EXCLUSIVE)

Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights, excluding North America, the U.K. and German-speaking territories, to the English-language animated feature “The Amazing Maurice,” based on a Terry Pratchett novel. The screenplay has been written by Terry Rossio, Oscar-nominated for … Read more…

Check out this week’s top DVD picks from Rosamund Pike’s biopic A Private War to horror mystery Escape Room

ROSAMUND PIKE’S fearsome performance as war reporter Marie Colvin makes A Private War the pick of a clutch of prestige biopics. But horror mystery Escape Room struggles to emerge from the shadow of the Saw franchise it apes. DVD Of … Read more…