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8 items from 2015


TV News: Wife, Time, Transparent, Schoals

7 July 2015 6:42 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Good Wife

"Supernatural" and "Watchmen" star Jeffrey Dean Morgan has scored a series regular role on the seventh season of CBS' legal drama "The Good Wife". Morgan will play an experienced and calm investigator named Alex whom Alicia (Julianna Margulies) hires. The new season premieres October 4th. [Source: Variety]

Adventure Time

Cartoon Network has renewed five of its top-performing series - "Adventure Time," "Regular Show," "Uncle Grandpa," "Steven Universe" and "Clarence".

'Adventure' and 'Regular' will be getting their eighth seasons, 'Grandpa' and 'Universe' their third and "Clarence" its second. Nearly all five series rank No. 1 in their respective time periods among kids/boys. [Source: The Live Feed]

Transparent

Acclaimed "Fish Tank" and "Wuthering Heights" director Andrea Arnold has reportedly directed two episodes of the upcoming second season of Amazon's transgender drama "Transparent".

Arnold joins a list of acclaimed female film helmers who tackled several episodes each for the new season including Marielle Heller ("The Diary Of A Teenage Girl »

- Garth Franklin

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Johnny Depp’s Company Developing Series Based on Music Documentary

7 July 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Johnny Depp’s production company Infinitum Nihil is teaming with Richard Branson’s Virgin Produced and City Entertainment to develop a series based on the music documentary “Muscle Shoals.”

The Grammy-nominated doc celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., and the signature sound he developed in songs such as “I’ll Take You There,” “Brown Sugar,” and “When a Man Loves a Woman.” The TV drama will go behind the music to tell the stories of Muscle Shoals that birthed the iconic “Muscle Shoals Sound” by exploring the rich and vast milieu of the segregated South through colorful characters, cultural and political history and Southern gothic settings.

The series will feature the original doc’s director and producer Greg Camalier, who will produce the television adaptation with Depp and Christi Dembrowski of Infinitum Nihil; Virgin Produced’s Branson, Jason Felts and Justin Berfield; and City Entertainment »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Virgin Produced, Infinitum Nihil, City Entertainment ready ‘Muscle Shoals’ TV series

7 July 2015 10:31 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Richard Branson, Jason Felts and Justin Berfield’s Virgin Produced, City Entertainment’s Joshua D Maurer and Alixandre Witlin and Johnny Depp and Christi Dembrowski’s Infinitum Nihil will produce the drama series inspired by Greg Camalier’s Sundance 2013 documentary.

Camalier will produce the TV adaption of Muscle Shoals, named after the influential recording studio set up in Alabama in 1969.

The film will explore the segregated south through its characters, cultural and political history and southern gothic settings

Virgin Produced evp of production Rene Rigal brought the project to the company and will oversee with Infinitum Nihil’s Bobby DeLeon.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Will Ferrell Set To Star In Lasse Hallström’s Comedy Tom’S Dad

16 May 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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Box office winner and Golden Globe nominee Will Ferrell (Get Hard, Anchorman 1 and 2) will star in the comedy Tom’S Dad to be directed by Oscar nominated director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, The Hundred-foot Journey).

Principal photography on the feature film is slated to begin early next year, with further casting underway.

Set in 1960s Nevada, Arthur (Ferrell) is a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year old son, Tom, when his ex-wife departs on a three week trip, leaving the pair to rekindle their father-son relationship.

It was announced today by producers Joni Levin and Keith Clarke (The Way Back, upcoming Ben Hur) of Point Blank Productions, Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp of Infinitum Nihil (Hugo, Rum Diary, Dark Shadows) and Arsenal’s John Ptak (Let Me In, »

- Michelle McCue

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Ferrell, Depp Teaming For "Tom's Dad"

16 May 2015 9:36 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Will Ferrell is set to star and Johnny Depp will produce the comedy "Tom's Dad" for Point Blank Productions and Infinitum Nihil.

Set in 1960s Nevada, Ferrell plays a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged twelve-year old son when his ex-wife departs on a three week trip, leaving the pair to rekindle their relationship.

Martin Casella penned the original screenplay with revisions by Clarke. Lasse Hallstrom is set to direct while Depp, John Ptak, Christi Dembrowski, Joni Levin and Keith Clarke will produce.

Filming is slated to begin early next year, with further casting underway.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Cannes: Will Ferrell Starring in Comedy ‘Tom’s Dad’

16 May 2015 7:57 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Will Ferrell will star as a struggling nightclub performer in the family comedy “Tom’s Dad,” with Johnny Depp producing.

Lasse Hallstrom will direct, with shooting expected to start early next year. Fortitude International is launching international sales at Cannes and UTA Independent Film Group is handling North American rights.

Depp is producing with Christi Dembrowski through their Infinitum Nihil banner along with Joni Levin and Keith Clarke of Point Blank Prods. and Arsenal’s John Ptak. Peter D. Graves is exec producing, as well as providing marketing and distribution oversight. Thomas A. Walsh will co-produce.

Martin Casella wrote the screenplay with revisions by Clarke. The story is set in Nevada in the 1960s, with Ferrell playing a struggling nightclub performer hoping to make it big with his stage act involving circus animals. He is forced to reconnect with his estranged 12-year-old son when his ex-wife departs on a three-week trip. »

- Dave McNary

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Fortitude boards Will Ferrell comedy 'Tom's Dad'

16 May 2015 5:39 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Lasse Hallström will direct the story of a struggling nightclub performer (Will Ferrell) forced to babysit his estranged 12-year-old son. Fortitude International is selling in Cannes.

Joni Levin and Keith Clarke of Point Blank Productions produce with Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp of Infinitum Nihil and Arsenal’s John Ptak.

Peter D Graves is executive producer and UTA Independent Film Group represents North American rights.

Principal photography is set to begin early next year. Martin Casella wrote the original screenplay with revisions by Clarke. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Will Ferrell To Star In ‘Tom’s Dad’ For Lasse Hallstrom; Fortitude On Intl Sales – Cannes

16 May 2015 4:03 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Will Ferrell has been set to star in comedy Tom’s Dad for Oscar-nominated director Lasse Hallström. The news was announced today by producers Joni Levin and Keith Clarke of Point Blank Productions (Ben Hur); Christi Dembrowski and Johnny Depp of Infinitum Nihil; and Arsenal's John Ptak (The Way Back). Principal photography is slated to begin early next year, with further casting underway. Fortitude International, the sales, finance and production outfit… »

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