Sundance Selects has bought U.S. and Latin American rights to Ethan Hawke’s documentary “Seymour: An Introduction,” just prior to its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. The documentary, which profiles pianist Seymour Bernstein, was produced by Greg Loser and Heather Smith of Room 5 Films, and Ethan and Ryan Hawke of Under The Influence Productions…. Read more »
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Hoping to continue its success with femme-focused shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Revenge,” ABC has given a put-pilot order to a medical advocate drama project from actor-scribe David Marshall Grant. The untitled one-hour drama, which hails from Vendetta Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, follows a type-A business woman who is misdiagnosed after a… Read more »
The perils of illegally gained One Percent privilege make for engrossing, high-stakes viewing in “99 Homes,” which sees Andrew Garfield’s blue-collared Florida everyman enter a Faustian pact with Michael Shannon’s white-blazered real-estate shark.
Company on course for 10% share of Chinese B.O. market. “Overheard” franchise is now the strongest in company history.
PlayStation is looking back at the success of its racing franchise “Gran Turismo” with a feature-length documentary about the video game’s creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Directed by Tamir Moscovic, “Kaz: Pushing the Virtual Divide” looks back at the 15 year history of the game’s achievements — including how it was the first PlayStation title to offer… Read more »
Michael Wright, the president and head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), has decided to leave the company. Wright was in the running to replace Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin, who departed in April, but pulled himself out of consideration and has since been pursuing other opportunities. A source confirms… Read more »
Horror franchise “Halloween” is being added to the lineup of Universal Studios’ “Halloween Horror Nights” with a maze at the company’s Orlando theme park. The attraction is timed with the release of all of the series’ 10 films as a box set on Blu-ray on Sept. 23, complete with new footage. The first “Halloween,” directed… Read more »
The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn’t just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that’s quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find itself the next billion-dollar takeover target. Ustream certainly has roots entrenched in Hollywood that… Read more »
3999 Purchase St, Purchase, NY 10577 A Masterwork of period splendor, this 1917 English Country Manor was designed by the renowned architectural firm of Carrere and Hastings. Set on 15 acres and one of the original great estates of Purchase, it features refined detailing throughout including a wide entrance hall with a floating staircase, elegantly-scaled… Read more »
168 Hook Road, Bedford, NY 10506 Private hilltop paradise created by the late Marvin Hamlisch and harmoniously set on one of Westchester’s highest points with 30 mile views to the Hudson and three states. Impeccably restored in 2011 with a luxurious first floor master bedroom suite, a sleek, custom Poggenpohl kitchen with Alex Traturo wall… Read more »