Barry Sonnenfeld Directing Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Dead Boss’

By | Monday March 10, 2014 @ 2:39pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

sonnenfeldBarry Sonnenfeld is poised to direct Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from WBTV and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series, Dead Boss is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens (Jane Krakowski) wrongfully convicted … Read More »

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Barry Sonnenfeld To Direct CBS’ ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Pilot

By | Friday February 8, 2013 @ 6:57pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Men In Black helmer Barry Sonnenfeld has come on board to direct and executive produce CBS’ Beverly Hills Cop pilot from Shawn Ryan, Eddie Murphy and Sony Pictures TV. The hourlong project, a continuation of the … Read More »

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Barry Sonnenfeld In Talks To Direct Dwayne Johnson In Warner Bros’ ‘Lore’

By | Tuesday September 25, 2012 @ 11:47am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Barry Sonnenfeld is in talks to direct Dwayne Johnson in Lore, a film based on an Ashley Wood IDW graphic novel about a secret order that defends the world against creatures thought to be mythological, but … Read More »

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Barry Sonnenfeld Has To Pay UTA $325K For ‘Men In Black 3′ As Arbitration Is Upheld

By | Thursday August 23, 2012 @ 2:51pm PDT

A federal judge has ruled that director Barry Sonnenfeld does have to pay his former agency UTA up to $325,000 in fees for Men In Black 3. The decision by U.S. District Court Judge S. James Otero denied … Read More »

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Barry Sonnenfeld And Guy Ritchie On Slate For Liquid Comics-Yahoo Tie-Up

By | Wednesday June 20, 2012 @ 10:11am PDT

Barry Sonnenfeld’s Dinosaurs Vs. Aliens and Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper are two of the projects that will help launch Liquid Comics’ original motion-comics programs on Yahoo Screen this summer. The partnership, … Read More »

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Arbitrator Rules Barry Sonnenfeld Owes UTA For ‘Men In Black III’

By | Wednesday April 25, 2012 @ 12:32pm PDT

Barry Sonnenfeld must pay UTA up to $325,000 on his paycheck from Men In Black III, a DGA/ATA arbitration ruling revealed today. The director’s former agency will get even more if there are more sequels of the Will Smith-Tommy Lee Jones sci-fi franchise. The seven-page ruling (read it here) filed today in LA Superior Court determines that Sonnenfeld owes 10% of the $3.5 million he’s getting for the film. Men in Black III comes out on May 25, 2012. Read More »

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