Steven Spielberg is producing a live-action TV adaptation of the hugely popular Halo video game series, Xbox announced Tuesday in a presentation for the new Xbox One.
"For me, the Halo universe is an amazing opportunity to be at that intersection where technology and myth-making meet," Spielberg said in a video message. The series will be available on Xbox's streaming service Xbox Live, Wired reports. No premiere date or further details were given.
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Warner Bros. has selected five start-up companies for its inaugural media camp, which will provide early-stage companies with seed money, training and entertainment expertise over a 12-week period. But the sprawling Hollywood studio may be the one with the most to gain.
Companies like Reelhouse, which helps filmmakers self-distribute their films, and Cinecore, which improves production workflow, will work with executives like Thomas Gewecke, Warner Bros.' recently promoted chief digital officer, at the inaugural camp.Related Articles: Is UltraViolet Finally Ready to Save Hollywood's Day? USC, UTA, Kleiner Perkins Unite to Find Entrepreneurs, Keep Them in L.A.
There was some top secret excitement on-set of NBC's "The Voice" on Tuesday, which TheWrap learned was caused by none other than Oprah Winfrey.
She was on-set shooting for an episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter," which will air Sunday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/8c on OWN, confirmed representatives from NBC and OWN.Related Articles: 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'The Voice' Pay Respects to Oklahoma City Tornado Victims NBC's 'The Voice' Confirms Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton Returning OWN Brings Tyler Perry's and Oprah's Winfrey's Most Memorable Characters Together (Video)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is the most anticipated new drama, according to TVGuide.com users' Watchlist adds.
The ABC superhero drama, from Joss Whedon and starring Clark Gregg who reprises his Avengers role, is the most-added freshman drama on TVGuide.com's Watchlist, followed ...
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After conquering "The Hunger Games," Josh Hutcherson is set to star in the dark psychological thriller "Ape" for Atomic Owl Pictures and JetLag Productions.
Miguel Sapochnik ("Repo Men") will direct the film from a script by newcomer Jon Johnston.Related Articles: 'Hunger Games' Star Josh Hutcherson Named CinemaCon's Breakthrough Performer of the Year
EXCLUSIVE: Grimm co-creators David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf have signed a new overall deal with Universal TV. Under the pact, the writing partners will continue as executive producers on the NBC drama, produced by Universal TV and Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills. Grimm, which Greenwalt and Kouf co-created with Stephen Carpenter, was recently picked up for a third season with an early renewal. Grimm, inspired by the classic Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales, has been an unsung hero at NBC. It is the only series from the 2011-12 season, the first overseen by NBC’s current regime, to make it to season 3. A rare success story on Friday, Grimm is the night’s No.1 series in adults 18-49. Its most recent second season (6.9 million viewers, 2.4 in 18-49 in Live+7) was up 14% in 18-49 and 12% in total viewers vs. Season 1. Greenwalt and Kouf exec produce the series with Hayes, Milliner and Norberto Barba.
Greenwalt, repped by APA and attorney Alan Hergot, previously co-created cult series Profit, executive produced Buffy The Vampire Slayer and co-created and executive produced its spinoff, Angel, on which Kouf served as a writer-producer. WME-repped Kouf also co-exec produced CBS’ Ghost Whisperer and co-wrote the features National Treasure and Rush Hour.
"Endless Love," a romantic drama starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde, will be released in theaters on Feb. 14, 2014, Universal announced on Tuesday.
Shana Feste ("Country Strong") is directing the remake, which explores the relationship between a privileged girl (Wilde) and a charismatic boy (Pettyfer) whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.Related Articles: Gus Van Sant Shot Sex Scene Starring Alex Pettyfer in Bid to Direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey' (Exclusive) Image Caption: Getty Images
Cupid’s annual arrow barrage will suit Hollywood just fine next year: Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday in 2014, and Universal today slotted its remake of Endless Love for that ultimate date night. The drama stars Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde in the roles played by Martin Hewitt and Brooke Shields in Franco Ziffirelli’s 1981 film. The Shana Feste-helmed update will have a third wheel on its opening weekend in the form of another ’80s remake, Sony/Screen Gems’ About Last Night. Fox also will target couples-fueled cash will its sci-fi thriller The Maze Runner while the Weinstein Company deploys its franchise-hopeful Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters.Written by Feste and Josh Safran, Endless Love co-stars Robert Patrick, Bruce Greenwood, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi, Emma Rigby and Joely Richardson. Scott Stuber and Pamela Abdy of Bluegrass Films are producing the redo with Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of Fake Empire.