Rashida Jones To Topline Steve Carell’s TBS Comedy Pilot ‘Tribeca’

By | Tuesday January 21, 2014 @ 4:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Rashida Jones TBS Tribeca PilotDeparting Parks & Recreation original cast member Rashida Jones has lined up her next series vehicle, signing on to play the lead in TBS‘ single-camera comedy Tribeca, co-created and directed by Steve Carell. … Read More »

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Rashida Jones & Will McCormack Producing Nail Salon Dramedy For HBO

By | Friday December 20, 2013 @ 4:44pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

jonesmccormack__130131195218-275x252EXCLUSIVE: Rashida Jones and Will McCormack‘s first year as producers through their Warner Bros. TV-based Le Train Train shingle already yielded several broadcast sales, including put pilot commitments at NBC and Fox. Now the duo is expanding to cable … Read More »

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ABC, WBTV Team For ‘Girls Without Boys’ From Emily Goldwyn & Sasha Spielberg

By | Wednesday September 25, 2013 @ 5:35pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: ABC has put in development the half-hour single-camera sitcom Girls Without Boys from Warner Bros Television. Emily Goldwyn & Sasha Spielberg will write the project, and Caroline Williams will be the showrunner and executive produce along with Rashida Jones and Will McCormack. Jeff Grosvenor of Jones and McCormack’s Le Train Train will produce. The premise: Three brilliant but socially challenged girls navigate the world outside of single sex education with the help of their eccentric teachers and parents.

The show was hatched by Goldwyn and Spielberg, who are the daughters of John Goldwyn and Steven Spielberg, respectively. They based the concept loosely on their own shared experiences of attending the prestige Marlborough school, located in Los Angeles near a co-ed school. Marlborough may have given them a first-class education, but not about things like being able to talk to boys. Read More »

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Romantic Comedy From Ben Queen, Rashida Jones & Will McCormack Gets NBC Put Pilot Commitment

By | Friday September 20, 2013 @ 4:10pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: There are a lot of overachieving writers and producers scoring multiple big commitments this buying season. Writer Ben Queen (Cars 2) and Rashida Jones and Will McCormack‘s Le Train Train — each already behind a put pilot commitment — have teamed up for A To Z, a single-camera romantic comedy, which has landed at NBC with a put pilot commitment. Written by Queen, A To Z follows a relationship between a young couple, comprehensively, from meeting to breakup, over the course of a season. There are no current plans for Jones and McCormack to star. The two are executive producing with Queen. Jeff Grosvenor, Le Train Train’s head of development, is producing. Read More »

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Mother-Daughter Comedy From Rashida Jones, Will McCormack Gets Put Pilot At Fox

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 1:00pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Rashida Jones and Will McCormack‘s recently launched production company is making a big entrance with a put pilot commitment at Fox. The network has bought Stuck, a single-camera comedy that teams Parks & RecreationRead More »

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Rob Lowe & Rashida Jones To Exit ‘Parks & Recreation’, NBC Eyes New Show For Lowe

By | Wednesday July 31, 2013 @ 2:52pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

NBC‘s Parks & Recreation may have been renewed for 22 episodes, but two of its co-stars, Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones, are only staying for the first 13. Lowe and Jones are set to … Read More »

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Jeff Grosvenor To Run Rashida Jones & Will McCormack’s WBTV-Based Production Co.

By | Thursday June 6, 2013 @ 5:27pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Wonderland Sound and Vision’s Jeff Grosvenor has joined Rashida Jones & Will McCormack‘s production company as EVP overseeing development. The hire stems from the two-year pod deal Parks and Recreation co-star Jones and her writing partner, fellow actor-writer McCormack, signed with Warner Bros. Television in January to develop, write and produce comedy and drama projects for broadcast and cable. “Jeff is the perfect fit for us,” McCormack said. “He has a sharp eye for story and development. We are ecstatic he has joined our team to help bring our voice to TV.” Read More »

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Rashida Jones & Will McCormack Ink Pod Deal With Warner Bros. Television

By | Thursday January 31, 2013 @ 12:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Parks & Recreation co-star Rashida Jones and her writing partner, fellow actor-writer Will McCormack, have signed their first TV pod deal — a two-year pact with Warner Bros. Television. Under the agreement, the two will … Read More »

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Aaron Sorkin On ‘Social Network’ Women

Here’s a behind-the-scenes glimpse into why Hollywood portrays women the way it does on the big screen. The backstory is that Emmy-winning writer-producer-director Kev Levine’s blog posted a comment complaining about The Social Network‘s “lack of a decent portrayal of … Read More »

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Oscilloscope Acquires ‘Monogamy’

By | Monday August 16, 2010 @ 9:15am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Yauch’s Oscilloscope Laboratories has closed a U.S. rights deal for Monogamy, the narrative film directing debut of Dana Adam Shapiro which stars Chris Messina (Julie & Julia), Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation) and Meital Dohan (Weeds). Shapiro, best … Read More »

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