Nickelodeon is adding toon programs “Bad Seeds” and “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” to its series slate, ordering 26 episodes of each show. “Bad Seeds,” created, written and directed by C.H. Greenblatt…
Pop-up stores and restaurants are a fixture in many fashion, food and entertainment company’s promo repertoire, and now — with the launch of “Arrested Development” just weeks away — Netflix is…
Mickey Rose, the comedy scribe who grew up with Woody Allen and went on to write for him, died in Beverly Hills, Calif., of cancer on April 7. He was 77. Rose nabbed his first professional gig…
Willy Switkes, a character actor who made appearances in films including "Tootsie" and "Taxi Driver" died March 7 at Montgomery Hospice Casey House in Rockville, Md of colon cancer. He was 83…
The third annual Westdoc West Coast Documentary and Reality Conference opens Sept. 9 in Culver City with screenings of "Jason Becker, Not Dead Yet," "Off Label" and "Big Boys Gone Bananas!*." The…
A David-and Goliath story that delves into corporate scare tactics, legal effrontery, brand protection, media manipulation, online propagandizing and craven behavior.
LONDON -- U.K. specialty distrib Dogwoof has snapped up Brit rights to Fredrik Gertten's "Big Boys Gone Bananas!" and Lise Birk Pedersen's "Putin's Kiss" at the Sundance Film Festival.
The unique career of Josephine Baker (1906-1975) is as ripe for dramatization as the bananas adorning her skirt in her famous Folies Bergere dance specialties. Actress-scribe Sloan Robinson takes a…
After making "Rio" the first Hollywood pic the company has helped promote, Chiquita is going bananas for Fox's homevideo launch of the toon.
Break out the cocktails: AMC and "Mad Men" creator/exec producer Matthew Weiner have reached an agreement for a new contract that will keep the showrunner at the helm of Emmy winning drama series for…