For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
Universal Media Studios has inked a two-year development deal with Peter Horton ("Grey's Anatomy").
No additional candidates have joined the 18 already battling for eight board slots for the Writers Guild of America West.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Director-actor Peter Horton will exec produce and helm Fox's new drama "Lonestar."
Showrunners Matthew Weiner of "Mad Men," David Shore of "House" and Christopher Keyser of "Lonestar" are among 18 nominations for the board of the Writers Guild of America West.
Studio execs can be excused for indulging in a bit of irrational exuberance at their presentations.
The 41st Academy of Country Music Awards nominees in top categories.
James McLure's 1978 tragicomic glimpse into the vociferous but stunted lives of two backwater Texas good ol' boys is rousingly staged by Beverly Hills-based Camelot Artists Prods. as the kickoff…