WME Signs Mitch Glazer

By | Tuesday April 23, 2013 @ 2:51pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: WME has signed Mitch Glazer, the veteran screenwriter who has been spending most of his time recently writing his Starz dramatic series creation Magic City. Glazer had long been a client of Jeff Berg, and moved … Read More »

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Image To Release ‘Passion Play’ On May 6

By | Friday March 11, 2011 @ 2:22pm PST

The Toronto pickup, a noirish thriller starring Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray and Megan Fox and written and directed by Mitch Glazer, begins its platform rollout in New York and Los Angeles. That’s a little less than two months before the rollout of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which Fox fell … Read More »

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan Poised To Star In Starz’s Period Drama Series ‘Magic City’

By | Monday January 24, 2011 @ 8:00am PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Grey’s Anatomy alum Jeffrey Dean Morgan is in final negotiations to play the lead in Starz’s upcoming 10-episode drama series Magic City. Set in Miami in the late 1950s-early 1960s, Magic City chronicles the collision of mobsters, … Read More »

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Starz Gives 10-Episode Order To 1960s Miami Drama From Mitch Glazer

EXCLUSIVE: Starz has made a 10-episode commitment to Magic City, a period drama series that captures the collision of mobsters, politicians and entertainers at a posh Miami hotel just as Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba and shuts down Havana as … Read More »

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TORONTO: Image Buys Mickey Rourke & Megan Fox Starrer ‘Passion Play’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: In a 7-figure deal for one of the last star-driven pictures to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Image Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Passion Play, the Mitch Glazer-directed drama that stars Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox … Read More »

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And In Other Hollywood Film Deals…

Mike Fleming

A roundup of what else happened today on the deal front: HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are determined to show the versatility of Paul Giamatti. He played American patriot John Adams in the miniseries that won 13 Emmys for Playtone and HBO. Now, they’ve got him playing Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev in K Blows Top, an adaption of the Peter Carlson book that is being scripted as a telepic by Paul Bernbaum. Project was brought Read More »

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