Netflix Renews Jason Momoa Drama ‘Frontier’ for Season 2

Netflix has given a second season pickup to the period drama “Frontier,” starring Jason Momoa, prior to its premiere. The six-episode series from Canada’s Bell Media is set to launch Nov. 6 on Discovery Canada. The Netflix premiere date is still to be determined. “Frontier,” created by Peter Blackie and Rob Blackie, chronicles the rough-and-tumble… Read more »

Glenn Close To Star In ‘Sunset Boulevard’ On Broadway

Glenn Close is bringing her Norma Desmond to Broadway. Fresh off her run starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical earlier this year in London, Close will return to New York with the show for a limited 16-week engagement that begins performances February 2 at the Palace Theatre. The musical returns to Broadway for the first time since its Tony-winning run from…


Spotify Cuts off Video Partnerships, Then Says Video Plans Are Still Alive

There goes Spotify’s video service plan. Swedish website BreakIt is reporting that Spotify has dropped several top video partnerships almost a year after its introduction. It appears that Spotify is taking a step back from providing video content. The Swedish company decided against renewing major partnerships with ESPN and Vice Media from its video platform. […]

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Glenn Close Sets Broadway Return in ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Glenn Close has locked in her Broadway return in “Sunset Boulevard,” the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical in which she reprises the role that won her a 1995 Tony Award. Close, last on Broadway in the 2014 revival of “A Delicate Balance,” starred in the Broadway premiere of “Sunset Boulevard,” which was so highly anticipated at… Read more »

IM Global Backs Charlie Hunnam and Lea Seydoux’s Romance ‘Zoe’

IM Global will fully finance the love story “Zoe,” starring Lea Seydoux and Charlie Hunnam with Drake Doremus directing. The picture will be produced by Scott Free’s Michael Pruss alongside Doremus, and Robert George. Ridley Scott will executive produce along with IM Global CEO Stuart Ford, President of Production Greg Shapiro and Kate Buckley. IM… Read more »

IM Global Boards Drake Doremus’ Love Story ‘Zoe,’ Starring Charlie Hunnam & Léa Seydoux

Stuart Ford’s IM Global has come aboard to fully finance Drake Doremus‘ love story starring Charlie Hunnam and Léa Seydoux, which is set to be called Zoe.
The film, which will begin shooting in Montreal in April 2017, is produced by Scott Free‘s Michael Pruss alongside Doremus and Robert George. Ridley Scott will exec produce along with Ford, IM Global president of production Greg Shapiro and 42’s Kate Buckley.
IM Global will be handling international sales for the…


ESPN, Econet Media’s Kwese Pact Sports Deal For Africa

ESPN and Kwese, part of South Africa’s Econet Media, have pacted a multi-year distribution and co-production agreement targeting Sub-Saharan Africa’s huge and hugely growing mobile market. Announced Tuesday, the Sportel-Kwese deal kicks off in early 2017 with the launch of an ESPN channel in 19 countries, which will be exclusive to Kwese, ESPN said inna… Read more »

Mel Gibson on Andrew Garfield in ‘Hacksaw Ridge’: He Was a ‘Real Superhero’

Andrew Garfield brought his usual humility to the red carpet Monday night for the Los Angeles premiere of Mel Gibson‘s “Hacksaw Ridge” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. “I’m very fortunate to work on films that inspire me,” he reflected on portraying Desmond T. Doss, the only conscientious objector to ever be… Read more »