Charmer could become a sleeper hit if allowed to build word of mouth and screen count.
With roughly 15,000 films screening at some 2,000 fests each year, few pics ever emerge from the clutter, let alone find theatrical distribution.
CBS is adding some Grammy muscle to its November sked. The Eye has ordered "My Night at the Grammys," a two-hour special linked to the kudocast's 50th anniversary.
NBC is getting a dose of religion, pacting with scribe Adam Gibgot for an hourlong drama described as "Heroes" meets "Touched by an Angel."
IFP has tapped John Sayles' "Honeydripper" as opening-night film for its annual Independent Film Week.
Fox Atomic has acquired the comedy pitch "Harvey and Marky: A True Story of Friendship and Betrayal," by Jarrad Paul and Andy Mogel.
A packed weekend at the Toronto Film Festival brought a handful of deals, some breakout preems and a parade of top-tier stars in full junket mode.
Regent Releasing is teaming with veteran indie producer Mary Aloe to handle acquisitions in order to diversify its distribution slate through its $50 million P&A fund.
CBS is adding some "Power" to its midseason bench. Eye has greenlit another cycle of "Power of 10," the Michael Davies-produced quizzer that has blossomed into a summer success story for the net.
Almost any day's headlines relate to "Fidelio": the solitary prisoner sealed away with his knowledge of the Truth, the masses of prisoners denied access to sunlight by the caprice of a single corrupt…