NBC To Reboot ‘Remington Steele’ As Comedy With Ruben Fleischer, Jay Scherick & David Ronn

By | Wednesday October 9, 2013 @ 2:17pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Remington Steele Reboot NBCEXCLUSIVE: Three decades after Remington Steele launched the career of Pierce Brosnan, the romantic comedy/drama procedural is getting a next-generation reboot, this time as a half-hour comedy. NBC, which aired the original hourlong series for five seasons between 1982-1987, has nabbed the sequel project from 20th Century Fox TV, which owns rights to the show via News Corp’s acquisition of Remington Steele producer MTM. Titled Remington Steele, the reboot follows Olivia Holt, the daughter of Remington Steele and Laura Holt, as she reopens the once-world-famous Remington Steele Detective Agency — only to fall into the same hilarious, action-packed, romantic entanglements of her parents. Jay Scherick and David Ronn are writing the script and Ruben Fleischer is set to direct the project, which has a script commitment plus penalty. The three are executive producing, with Fleischer’s executive Heather Petrigala as producer. Read More »

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‘Smurfs’ Scribes Jay Scherick & David Ronn Sell Blended Family Comedy To CBS

By | Wednesday October 3, 2012 @ 6:04pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Jay Scherick and David Ronn, co-writers of Sony’s Smurfs feature franchise, are writing and executive producing another comedy for the studio, this time on the TV … Read More »

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Sony Pictures Animation Sets ‘Smurfs’ Scribes Jay Scherick & David Ronn To Script ‘Popeye’

By | Thursday November 3, 2011 @ 12:01pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Sony Pictures Animation has turned to its The Smurfs scribes, Jay Scherick & David Ronn, to script Popeye, the animated adaptation of the comic book. SPA and Avi Arad are producing Popeye, which will be a 3D stereoscopic effort. ”Scherick … Read More »

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‘Smurfs’ Co-Writers Jay Scherick & David Ronn Sell Cop Comedy To ABC

By | Friday August 5, 2011 @ 4:17pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Jay Scherick and David Ronn, co-writers of the summer sleeper The Smurfs, are taking on another group of people in blue, this time live-action humans on television. After heated bidding, ABC has landed a single-camera ensemble workplace comedy … Read More »

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Hot Teaser Trailer: ‘The Zookeeper’

Mike Fleming

Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a teaser for The Zookeeper, the Kevin James-starrer which will be one of the studio’s 2011 summer tent poles. The film was done as a co-production with MGM, but the early heavy lifting was done by former MGM picture chief Mary Parent, who paid $2 … Read More »

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