ABC Buys Mark Gordon’s Crime Drama ‘Conviction’ Variety – Music

CANNES — U.S. network ABC has given a put pilot commitment to crime drama “Conviction” from the Mark Gordon Co., Mark Gordon revealed at Mipcom in Cannes Tuesday. The show is co-created by Liz Friedman (“Elementary”), who will write the series, and Liz Friedlander (“The Following”), who directs the pilot. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Judy Greer And Luke Wilson Find Measure Of A Man Empire Magazine

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Joining Donald Sutherland and Blake Cooper Moving to another YA adaptation following the Hunger Games films, Donald Sutherland is already part of the cast of Measure Of A Man. And he’s now joined by Luke Wilson and Judy Greer. Jim Loach (son of Ken) is directing the film, ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Busan Film Review: ‘Ghost Theater’ Variety – Music

There are plenty of frightened faces but not a single scare in “Ghost Theater,” another dud from horror-meister Hideo Nakata (“The Ring,” “Dark Water”), whose helming and production standards have sunk to the level of any hack director in Nipponese TV. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Fox Intl. Channels Acquires Keshet’s Hit Show ‘False Flag’ Variety – Music

CANNES– Fox International Channels has acquired “False Flag,” the hit Israeli drama series repped by Keshet International. Deal marks Fox Intl. Channels’ s first acquisition of a foreign-language series on a global scale. Fox International Studios previously acquired “False Flag”‘s format and is developing an English-language adaptation. Unveiled at Mipcom, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

F. Gary Gray Looks Set To Direct Fast & Furious 8 Empire Magazine

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Straight Outta Compton director in the frame Following an unusually protracted search, it looks very much as if Fast & Furious 8 has finally found its director. One of those ‘director shortlist’ stories emerged overnight, suggesting that F. Gary Gray, Louis Letterrier (The Transporter), William Eubank (The Signal) ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE