Viacom’s Spike TV, Comedy Central & MTV Pick Up NBC Universal Movie Package

Nellie Andreeva

MTV Networks has acquired the TV rights to a package of 2010 theatrical films from NBC Universal. Spike TV has attained the rights to Robin Hood, WolfmanGreen Zone and MacGruber. Comedy Central has procured the rights to … Read More »

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GUYS BEAT GAL: ‘Expendables’ $35M Wkd; ‘Eat Pray Love’ $23.7M; ‘Scott Pilgrim’ $10.5M

SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Weekend wonders never cease. Friday the Thirteenth weekend proved lucky for a pair of faded stars. Overall box office looks about $140M (about even with last year’s) and had something for everyone — men/women, old/young, romance/bromance, winners/losers/dropouts. It’s so competitive that The Expendables was marketing itself by pitting Sly Stallone against Pretty … Read More »

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Comic-Con #5: The ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Panel

Luke Y Thompson is covering the Con for Deadline:

Universal is spending a lot of money to make SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD the talk of Comic-Con. There’s an interactive exhibit at the Gaslamp Hilton, multiple screenings of the movie … Read More »

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‘Scott Pilgrim’ Publisher Enters TV Deal

Nellie Andreeva

comicon 2010Independent comics publisher Oni Press and its sister company Closed on Mondays Entertainment have inked a first-look deal with CBS TV Studios to mine the publishers’ comic books and graphic novels for series and other TV programming. The announcement … Read More »

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Summit Stokes ‘Red’ And ‘Drive Angry 3D’ at Comic-Con

Mike Fleming

10-ridiculous-comic-con-costumes-800-75Summit Entertainment joins the phalanx of studios bringing film footage and star casts to the geek altar that is Comic-Con. Summit, which for the past two years has brought its Twilight Saga cast to the event, this time herds the cast … Read More »

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