‘Nurse Jackie’ & ‘Weeds’ Sequels In Works At Showtime With Original Stars & Robert Greenblatt

EXCLUSIVE UPDATED: Showtime is looking to bring back two of its signature comedy series, Nurse Jackie and Weeds. Both hail from Lionsgate Television and former Showtime chief Robert Greenblatt who has a deal at the indie studio.

Merritt Wever-Led ‘Midday Black Midnight Blue’ Acquired By Good Deed; Coral Peña, Nicole Byer Board ‘Thelma’; More – Film Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: Good Deed Entertainment has acquired North American and UK rights to the indie drama Midday Black Midnight Blue, starring 2x Emmy winner Merritt Wever (Godless), slating it for a day-and-date release in June.

Amy Smart, Matt Davis, Billy Zane & More Board Mystery Thriller ‘Blunt’; Voltage Launching Sales Ahead Of AFM

EXCLUSIVE: Amy Smart, Matt Davis, Ne-Yo, Billy Zane and Greer Grammer are set to star in writer/director Anna Elizabeth James’ Blunt.

Oscar Winner Estelle Parsons Boards Daniel Talbott’s Indie Drama ‘I Look To You’

EXCLUSIVE: Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde) has signed on to star alongside Samantha Soule and Wendy vanden Heuvel in I Look To You, an upcoming indie feature written and directed by Daniel Talbott (Midday Black Midnight Blue).

Juno Films Acquires Rights To Oscar Winner Bille August’s Drama ‘The Pact’ About ‘Out Of Africa’ Author Karen Blixen

EXCLUSIVE: Juno Films has claimed North America rights to The Pact, a film from Oscar and Palme d’Or-winning director Bille August (Pelle the Conqueror, House of Spirits), which is based on the true story of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen, planning to release it in U.S. and Canadian theaters in early 2022, followed by a digital release later in the year.

Will Pullen Reunites With Samantha Soule & Daniel Talbott For Indie Feature ‘Midday Black Midnight Blue’

EXCLUSIVE: Actor Will Pullen (Greyhound, Apple’s Dickinson, Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird) has boarded Midday Black Midnight Blue, the upcoming feature debut by Samantha Soule (Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit, Godless) and Daniel Talbott (ABC’s The Conners, Spike’s The Mist).

‘Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis, Greer Grammer, Dermot Mulroney To Star In ‘Grace’ Thriller From Anna Elizabeth James

EXCLUSIVE: Sex and the City alum Kristin Davis, Greer Grammer, and Dermot Mulroney are set to star in Grace, an indie thriller written and directed by Anna Elizabeth James. Davis and Grammer are also producers on the film which starts…

AMC To Develop ‘Farmhand’ And ‘Of Two Minds’ For Scripted Inclusion Initiative – TCA

During TCA press tour, AMC unveiled that they are developing projects Farmhand and Of Two Minds as part of the AMC Scripted Inclusion Initiative. Into the Badlands writer and co-executive producer, LaToya Morgan, who oversees the…

Toronto Fest 2019 Star Power: Hanks’ Mister Rogers, Bale-Damon’s ‘Ford V Ferrari,’ Phoenix’s ‘Joker,’ Streep & Oldman’s ‘Laundromat,’ Eddie Murphy’s ‘Dolemite,’ Daniel Craig’s ‘Knives Out,’ Kidman’s ‘Goldfinch’ Among Premieres

The 2019 Toronto Film Festival has unveiled an early list of Gala Premieres and Special Presentations for the festival that runs September 5-15, and there will be no shortage of star power. Among the highlights: Tom Hanks in A Beautiful…

Lena Headey To Star In & Executive Produce Dramedy Pilot ‘Rita’ Based On Danish Series At Showtime

Showtime has given a pilot order to hour-long dramedy Rita, based on Christian Torpe’s award-winning Danish series, with Emmy nominee Lena Headey (Game of Thrones) set to star and executive produce. Torpe will pen the pilot and serve…