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10 items from 2016


Nancy Cartwright of ‘The Simpsons’ Developing ‘Body of Evidence’ Movie (Exclusive)

19 July 2016 11:35 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Nancy Cartwright’s Spotted Cow Entertainment has acquired worldwide motion picture and television rights to Rachel Grant’s thriller novel “Body of Evidence.”

The film will be produced by Cartwright, alongside fellow Spotted Cow executives Peter Kjenaas and Monica Gil, and is currently out to writers to adapt. It is scheduled for a 2017 production start.

Cartwright, best known as the voice of Bart Simpson on “The Simpsons,”  launched Spotted Cow as a film/television finance and production company at Berlin.

Body of Evidence” centers on an archaeologist and a U.S. attorney find themselves on a globe-spanning chase full of political intrigue and legal drama.

“We see, in this extraordinary novel, an entertaining, wild ride of passion and courage,” Kjenaas said. “Rachel has elevated the genre by rooting it in her deep knowledge of archaeology and this gives it an authenticity that is unique. Behind the truly threatening action of »

- Dave McNary

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Comic-Con 2016: Game of Thrones, Orphan Black Added to Panel Lineup

28 June 2016 1:03 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s almost that time of year when hordes of TV fans storm San Diego to get a sneak peek at their favorite returning shows and a glimpse of the upcoming season’s best new offerings at Comic-Con. Below, we’ve compiled the dates, times and locations of all the major TV-related events.

PhotosFall TV Preview: Your Guide to Next Season’s New Shows

We’ll be updating this page as more panels are announced, so make sure to bookmark it and check back often!

Wednesday, July 20

6 pm Warner Bros. Television’s annual “Preview Night” will unspool the pilot episodes for NBC’s Powerless, »

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‘Prison Break’ and ’24: Legacy’ Heading to Comic-Con 2016

20 June 2016 12:29 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Prison Break” and “24: Legacy” will make their revamped Comic-Con debuts this summer.

The two hotly-anticipated series are part of 20th Century Fox Television’s lineup at the annual summer mega-fest. The studio announced their entire Comic-Con programming slate on Monday, which includes events for 13 shows.

Son of Zorn,” Jason Sudeikis’ animated-hybrid comedy, will make its Con debut. The full cast and crew of “Bones” will gather one final time at the convention, before the series signs off. 20th is also sending the teams behind animated favorites “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy,” plus “Scream Queens,” “Last Man on Earth” and “Salem.” As for new projects premiering in 2016-2017, the studio is sending “The Exorcist” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” to Comic-Con.

Aside from panels and screenings for the 13 shows above, the studio will host its stars and producers on their two-story Fox booth on the convention room floor for autograph signings »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Comic-Con 2016: Prison Break, Bones, 24: Legacy, Scream Queens Among First Announced TV Panels

20 June 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Michael and Lincoln are hightailing it to San Diego.

Twentieth Century Fox Television has unveiled its Comic-Con 2016 slate and a panel for Fox’s 9-episode Prison Break revival is on the docket, with returning cast members Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies and Robert Knepper all confirmed to attend.

VideosPrison Break: Michael and Lincoln Reunite in Trailer for Fox Revival

Bones will make its last Sdcc appearance ahead of its 12th and final season with nearly its entire cast — Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Tj Thyne, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor and John Boyd included — present.

High profile reboot »

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Berlin: Nancy Cartwright of ‘The Simpsons’ Launches Production Company

12 February 2016 3:32 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Nancy Cartwright, best known as the voice of Bart Simpson on “The Simpsons,” has launched Spotted Cow as a film/television finance and production company.

Spotted Cow’s first project is “In Search of Fellini,” which recently wrapped production in Italy. The coming-of-age drama stars Ksenia Solo, Maria Bello and Mary Lynn Rajskub.

In Search of Fellini” was directed by Taron Lexton and written by Cartwright and Spotted Cow President Peter Kjenaas. Ambi Distribution represents worldwide rights and is presenting the project to buyers at the the Berlin Film Festival’s European Film Market.

The movie was inspired by Cartwright’s early years in the entertainment industry, when she set off to “find herself” in Italy before establishing herself in Hollywood.

Spotted Cow is also partnered with Parkside Pictures and Dark Rabbit Productions on a film with James Franco entitled “The Institute,” to be released in late 2016. Cartwright is a producer on the project. »

- Dave McNary

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‘The Simpsons’ Nancy Cartwright Launches Production Banner Spotted Cow With First Projects In Place – Berlin

12 February 2016 2:15 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The Simpsons voice actress Nancy Cartwright has announced the launch of her new film and television production company, Spotted Cow. With an eye on global audiences, the outfit will look to finance, produce and acquire live action and animated films, television series, as well as entertainment for digital platforms with budgets up to $15M. Heading up Spotted Cow: Producer and longtime collaborator with Cartwright Peter Kjenaas in onboard as President, while producer… »

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‘The Simpsons’ Nancy Cartwright Launches Production Banner Spotted Cow With First Projects In Place – Berlin

12 February 2016 2:15 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

The Simpsons voice actress Nancy Cartwright has announced the launch of her new film and television production company, Spotted Cow. With an eye on global audiences, the outfit will look to finance, produce and acquire live action and animated films, television series, as well as entertainment for digital platforms with budgets up to $15M. Heading up Spotted Cow: Producer and longtime collaborator with Cartwright Peter Kjenaas in onboard as President, while producer… »

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Us Briefs: Magnet acquires world rights to 'The Eyes Of My Mother'

12 February 2016 10:44 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Plus: FilmBuff take world rights on Thank You For Playing; Arlcight sells Dog Eat Dog; Nancy Cartwright launches Spotted Cow

Magnolia’s genre arm made the The Eyes Of My Mother deal after Nicolas Pesce’s directorial debut premiered in Sundance. The film stars Kika Magalhaes as a sheltered young woman whose dark desires are awakened by a family tragedy. Magnolia International has added the title to its Efm sales slate after Magnolia brokered the deal with UTA Independent Film Group.

FilmBuff has picked up the documentary Thank You For Playing, which follows independent video game developer Ryan Green during the creation of his acclaimed game That Dragon, Cancer based on his youngest son’s battle with terminal cancer.The game was officially released in January. Thank You For Playing will be released in select theatres nationwide on March 18 followed by VOD platforms starting on March 29. The documentary was an official selection of Tribeca, Idfa, and the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Ambi goes 'In Search Of Fellini'

5 February 2016 10:37 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: On the eve of the Efm, Ambi Distribution led by Julie Sultan has secured worldwide rights to the coming-of-age adventure starring Maria Bello.

The film is based on a screenplay by Nancy Cartwright, who famously voices Bart Simpson in The Simpsons, and Peter Kjenaas.

Taron Lexton directs In Search Of Fellini, about a sheltered 20-year-old who becomes obsessed with meeting Federico Fellini after she watches his 1954 classic La Strada at a film festival while on a job interview in Ohio.

Ksenia Solo from Orphan Black plays the lead in the Spotted Cow Studio production. Bello is cast as her mother, who hides a terminal illness, and Mary Lynn Rajskub (24, Julie & Julia) is the no-nonsense neighbour who urges Bello’s character to reveal her condition.

Kjenaas and Lexton produce alongside Nathan Lorch, Milena Ferreira, Monica Padro, and Michael Doven of United Pictures Group.

Executive producers are Cartwright, Kevin Burke, and Ambi Group co-founders Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Watch: The Simpsons’ actually really good 80s couch gag

8 January 2016 4:39 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Now in it’s 5,692nd 27th season, The Simpsons’ couch gags are often much funnier than the episodes themselves, and their latest is one of the more memorable. Watch the retro opening from this Sunday’s new episode, Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles, below:

The Simpsons’ Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer and guest star Sofia Vergara.

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- Oli Davis

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