Viacom’s MTV said it ordered an animated half-hour pilot presentation with the working title "Fancy Bastards" from executive producers Jason Micallef and Kristen Schaal. In the show, the residents of…
Fox is getting into the strip club biz with Jennifer Garner. The network has handed a put pilot order to “The Whole Shebang,” an hourlong drama from Garner’s Vandalia Films in association with Warner…
LONDON — Amazon Studios has released the first wave of pilots for its original comedy and children's skeins to let Amazon users help pick which will be ordered to series. The eight adult comedy…
Amazon has settled on six comedy pilots as part of its first slate of original TV programming, including projects from the creators of "Doonesbury" and The Onion.
The 2012 Black List was compiled from the suggestions of over 290 film executives, each of whom contributed the names of up to 10 of their favorite scripts that were written or are somehow uniquely…
By VARIETY STAFF The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected seven scribes for the 26th annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, which comes along with a $30,000 prize…
For Acad's new CEO, org's reach extends beyond Oscars.
A wicked Midwest satire with razor blades stashed beneath its bright candy-apple surface.
DreamWorks wants to go undercover and has launched development of an "Undercover Cop" comedy project with Jason Segel attached.
Hugh Jackman and Alicia Silverstone have signed on to the cast of "Butter," the Weinstein Company comedy set to begin production later this month.
Jack Black, whose last foray into animation was the hit "Kung Fu Panda," is the centerpiece of an untitled animated film pitch that Illumination Entertainment, Chris Meledandri's Universal-based…