Michael Winterbottom To Direct TV Series On Boris Johnson’s Coronavirus Crisis; Fremantle & ‘True Detective’ EP Richard Brown Producing

UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and his own crippling battle with the disease are to be the subject of a new TV series helmed by BAFTA-winning director Michael Winterbottom. Deadline understands that deals were done … Read more…

Netflix Orders Dutch Series ‘Dirty Lines,’ About Adult Phone Lines Firm

Netflix has ordered Dutch original series “Dirty Lines,” about the rise of erotic phone lines in the late 80s. The screenplay, inspired by Fred Saueressig’s book “06-Cowboys,” is written by Pieter Bart Korthuis (“Fighter’s Heart,” “Penoza”) and produced by Amsterdam-based … Read more…

Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Playing Series of Tennis Matches With Zero Social Distancing

(BELGRADE, Serbia) — Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife have COVID-19 after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. Raising … Read more…

Live Nation Unveils First Drive-in Concert Series With Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Nelly

As the coronavirus pandemic has seized up the live-entertainment industry, drive-in concerts have been floated as a safe replacement for audiences jonesing for live music — and Live Nation has announced the first large-scale drive-in concert series in the U.S., … Read more…

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier who Recently Launched Round Earth Entertainment

This Spotlight focuses on Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier, award-winning co-writers of the musical ‘The Green Room’ which was based on a one-act play written by Rod Damer. The couple, married since … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier who Recently Launched Round Earth Entertainment

This Spotlight focuses on Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier, award-winning co-writers of the musical ‘The Green Room’ which was based on a one-act play written by Rod Damer. The couple, married since … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier who Recently Launched Round Earth Entertainment

This Spotlight focuses on Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier, award-winning co-writers of the musical ‘The Green Room’ which was based on a one-act play written by Rod Damer. The couple, married since … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier who Recently Launched Round Earth Entertainment

This Spotlight focuses on Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier, award-winning co-writers of the musical ‘The Green Room’ which was based on a one-act play written by Rod Damer. The couple, married since … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

USA Today High School Sports Awards series premiere – The annual events are transforming to an on-demand awards show broadcast

The show must go on—especially when it comes to honoring some of the top high school athletes across America. While many events have been canceled since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest-hit groups has been high … Read more…

This Beautiful Black Lives Matter Portrait Series Was Shot Entirely Over FaceTime

Photographer Peter Devito’s latest series, shot entirely remotely over Facetime, features Black models with messages relating to the Black Lives Matter movement along their faces, alongside handwritten messages about the racial injustice, oppression, and the future. Allure BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, Priscilla Presley To Develop ‘Almythea’ Film Series

Rio Vista Universal, Porchlight Entertainment Worldwide, and Priscilla Presley are developing a sci-fi film franchise from the Almythea book series, which set in an alternate universe … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

BBC Acquires Crime Series ‘DNA’ With Charlotte Rampling From Newen

The BBC has acquired “DNA,” a Danish-french crime thriller series starring Charlotte Rampling, from Newen Distribution. Co-created by Torleif Hoppe (“The Killing”), “DNA” is an eight-part series following Rolf Larsen, a respected detective working for the Copenhagen police whose life … Read more…

NENT Studios U.K. Picks Up Worldwide Rights to New Zealand Fantasy Series ‘The Dead Lands’

Distributor NENT Studios U.K., formerly DRG, has made its first drama acquisition since rebranding, picking up New Zealand fantasy action-adventure series “The Dead Lands.” NENT Studios U.K. acquired the rights to the eight-hour series from New Zealand producer GFC Films, … Read more…

Sony Sells Teen Spy Series ‘Alex Rider’ to Viaplay, Starzplay and Showmax in Slate of Deals

Sony Pictures Television has sold its upcoming “Alex Rider” teen spy series to nearly 100 territories around the world. Produced by SPT-backed Eleventh Hour Films, the adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s novels was the first series commissioned by SPT’s international production … Read more…

Bill Skarsgård to Play Swedish Gangster Clark Olofsson in Netflix Series ‘Clark’

Netflix has ordered “Clark,” a drama series about the Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson who will be portrayed by Bill Skarsgård (“It Chapter Two”). The six-episode series is based on Olofsson’s autobiography “Vafan var det som hände” and will chart Clark’s … Read more…

Bill Skarsgård to Play Swedish Gangster Clark Olofsson in Netflix Series ‘Clark’

Netflix has ordered “Clark,” a drama series about the Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson who will be portrayed by Bill Skarsgård (“It Chapter Two”). The six-episode series is based on Olofsson’s autobiography “Vafan var det som hände” and will chart Clark’s … Read more…

ViacomCBS International Studios, Fremantle Team for Short-Form Series ‘Balcony Stories’

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) has gone into production on “Balcony Stories,” a slate of user-generated, short-form content to mark the ways people are experiencing coronavirus lockdown. The short-form series, produced by VIS in collaboration with Fremantle, is based on content … Read more…

ViacomCBS International Studios, Fremantle Team for Short-Form Series ‘Balcony Stories’

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) has gone into production on “Balcony Stories,” a slate of user-generated, short-form content to mark the ways people are experiencing coronavirus lockdown. The short-form series, produced by VIS in collaboration with Fremantle, is based on content … Read more…

Sanaa Lathan’s Catwoman is here to steal scenes, jewelry and hearts in the ‘Harley Quinn’ animated series

“She’s the coolest superhero out there. She’s extremely confident. Sexy. Not surprised by anything,” says Sanaa Lathan of Catwoman, her new role in DC Universe’s “Harley Quinn” series. Arts & Entertainment BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Hit French Series ‘The Bureau’ Sells To North America; Bollywood Star Donates 25,000 PPE kits – Global Briefs

Paris-based Federation Entertainment has racked up further sales on its Canal+ original espionage series The Bureau, which is airing its fifth series in France this month. The show’s latest season has sold to Sundance (US, Canada, UK), SBS (Australia), Rialto( … Read more…

Hit French Series ‘The Bureau’ Sells To North America; Bollywood Star Donates 25,000 PPE kits – Global Briefs

Paris-based Federation Entertainment has racked up further sales on its Canal+ original espionage series The Bureau, which is airing its fifth series in France this month. The show’s latest season has sold to Sundance (US, Canada, UK), SBS (Australia), Rialto( … Read more…

Interview: Lisa Vidal and Carlos Gomez talk about their new Latinx series | Telemundo English

Telemundo English SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Interview: Lisa Vidal and Carlos Gomez talk about their new Latinx series | Telemundo English

Telemundo English SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…