Crackle Sets Cast And Directors For First Long-Form Scripted Series ‘Unknown’

By | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 1:07pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Anthology drama series Unknown, Crackle.com’s first long-form scripted show, has assembled a cast and locked in directors. Frances Fisher (The Lincoln Lawyer), William Atherton (Life) and Taryn Manning (Hawaii Five-0) will star in installments of the thriller/horror anthology, which … Read More »

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‘Gnomes’ No. 1 In Third Week Of Release; ‘Hall Pass’ Drops To #2; ‘Drive Angry’ #9; Oscars Fave ‘King’s Speech’ Doesn’t Stutter

SUNDAY AM UPDATE: Hollywood movies continue to underperform domestically since the start of the new year, including this weak weekend when the film industry honors its best 2010 offerings at Sunday’s Oscars. Talk about a reality check! Here are these Top 10 North American box office numbers:

1. Gnomeo & Juliet 3D (Disney) Week 3 … Read More »

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Official: ‘Unknown’ Edges ‘Gnomeo’ For #1

TUESDAY AM: I’m told that actuals show Dark Castle/Warner Bros’ Unknown won Presidents Day Weekend with $25.450 — but it was very, very close with Disney’s Gnomeo & Juliet which ended with $25.415M. DreamWorks/Touchstone/Disney’s I Am Number Four finished with $22.7M. Sony’s Just Go With It took in $21.5M. New Regency/Fox’s Big Read More »

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Prez Weekend: ‘Unknown’ #1, ‘Gnomeo’ #2; ‘I Am Number Four’ #3, ‘Just Go With It’ #4, ‘Big Mommas’ #5; ‘Justin Bieber’ #6







SUNDAY PM/MONDAY AM, 7TH UPDATE: Sources are giving me these North American box office … Read More »

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‘Unknown’ Director Jaume Collet-Serra Draws ‘Red Circle’ Remake

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: As his new film Unknown gets its international premiere in Berlin today and rolls out in U.S. theaters, director Jaume Collet-Serra is making a deal to direct Red Circle, the remake of the 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville-directed Le Cercle Rouge. … Read More »

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Scribes John Collee, Karl Gadjusek Join Verve

By | Monday January 31, 2011 @ 10:36am PST
Mike Fleming

Verve has signed John Collee, the Australian writer whose credits include Master & Commander, Happy Feet, Creation and Legend of the Guardians. Collee had been at CAA. He is currently scripting Walk with the Dinosaurs, the animated that that IM … Read More »

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ICM Signs Oscar Nominee Frank Langella

Mike Fleming

The 3-time Tony winner and Academy Award nominee will be repped by Toni Howard and Adam Schweitzer. The latter, who was recently promoted to co-head ICM’s motion picture talent department, signed William Hurt earlier this week. Last year, the Frost/NixonRead More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Unknown’

Mike Fleming

Warner Bros has released a new trailer for the Jaume Collet-Serra-directed Unknown, a paranoid thriller from Dark Castle starring Liam Neeson and January Jones. Warner Bros, which had originally dated the film for January 7th, has grown bullish after watching the completed picture. The studio is moving it to February 18, to take … Read More »

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Writer Sascha Penn Sets Up Series Projects With Directors Brett Ratner & Marcos Siega

By | Thursday September 30, 2010 @ 12:20pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Writer Sascha Penn has landed 2 premium script deals: one at Fox for Unknown, a drama with Brett Ratner attached to executive produce, and one at the CW for Confessions of a Back-Up Dancer with Marcos Siega attached to … Read More »

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