Shōgun season 2 could happen as Hiroyuki Sanada closes deal.

Shōgun season 2 could happen as series star and producer Hiroyuki Sanada closes a deal to return for more of the acclaimed FX series. FX spent years developing their adaptation of James Clavell’s Shōgun, which ranks as the most expensive scripted show the studio has ever done, but it all paid off big time with … Read more

Evil Dead Rise director Lee Cronin signs first-look deal with New Line Cinema

Evil Dead Rise writer/director Lee Cronin has secured a deal to make more genre projects for New Line Cinema Sam Raimi was so impressed by Lee Cronin’s feature directorial debut, the 2019 horror film The Hole in the Ground, that he not only hired Cronin to contribute to his short-lived anthology series 50 States of … Read more

John Wick mastermind Chad Stahelski inks an extensive first-look deal at Lionsgate for original action movies

Chad Stahelski is upping his working relationship with Lionsgate by signing a multi-year first-look deal focusing on action films. Lionsgate and John Wick aficionado Chad Stahelski are taking their working relationship to the next level after the stuntman-turned-premiere filmmaker inked a multi-year producing deal with the studio focusing on action films. Per today’s official press release, the … Read more

Will Tom Cruise return to drama movies under Warner Bros. deal?

Will Tom Cruise return to more serious dramatic movies like Magnolia under his new partnership with Warner Bros.? Just last month, Tom Cruise entered a partnership with Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group chiefs Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy to develop and produce original and franchise theatrical films, but what kind of movies does Cruise … Read more

The Joe Rogan Experience re-news its deal with Spotify but moves to a non-exclusive distribution plan

The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is renewing its deal with Spotify but is going non-exclusive to expand its reach across multiple platforms. Spotify is all-in to keep The Joe Rogan Experience on its streaming platform. Today, the music, podcast, and audiobook platform announced it’s inked a multi-year extension to host Rogan‘s top-rated program. However, rather than make … Read more

Alien TV series won’t deal with the mythology or technology of Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

The Alien TV series from Fargo creator Noah Hawley won’t be acknowledging the Alien prequels Prometheus and Alien: Covenant Decades after making the sci-fi horror classic Alien, director Ridley Scott returned to the Alien franchise with the intention of making a series of prequels that would tell us all about the “Space Jockey” and the … Read more

SAG-AFTRA strike is over as actors and studios reach deal

The SAG-AFTRA strike is now over, as the actors and studios have reached a new three-year deal with the studios. It’s official! After 118 days, the SAG-AFTRA strike is over. The actors guild has reached a tentative agreement with studios for a new three-year contract. The SAG-AFTRA TV/Theatrical Committee approved the agreement in a unanimous … Read more