7 items from 2015
Producers Ian Sander and Moses (Ghost Whisperer, Reckless, Profiler) have signed a first-look deal with NBC Universal International TV Production. Under the agreement, the duo will develop and produce procedural dramas under the studio’s deal with France’s TF1 and Germany’s Rtl for U.S.-style, English-language procedurals in North America. Outside that pact, Sander Moses has sold two new dramas: Queen Charlotte to Amazon and Power to ABC. Written by Tina Andrews (The Salli… »
Toll, one of a short list of DPs to win back-to-back Oscars (for “Legends of the Fall” and “Braveheart”) will receive the org’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Peterson, a three-time Asc nominee and small-screen veteran of shows like “Profiler,” “Six Feet Under” and “Jane the Virgin,” will be honored with the Career Achievement in Television Award. And Bennett, with well over 1,000 television commercial credits and affectionately known by his peers as “The Car Guy” for his innovative work on automobile spots, will receive the Asc Presidents Award.
“John, Lowell and Bill have set an extremely high bar for all of us,” Asc president Richard Crudo said. “For years they each have contributed outstanding work across a variety of platforms. And of course, »
- Kristopher Tapley
TVLine has confirmed that Ally Walker will be appearing on the Western crime thriller during Season 4, which will be released on Netflix sometime this fall.
Details on Walker’s role and episode count were not made available.
RelatedIt’s Official: Longmire Gets Season 4 Pickup from Netflix
Longmire was cancelled by the A&E cable network in late August, weeks after Season 3 closed, then was plucked from the ashes by Netflix in November.
Per a Netflix press release, the 10-episode Season 4 “picks up moments after Season 3’s exciting finale. Walt »
Marriott Digital Studio is gearing up audiences for its upcoming flick. The studio branch of the global hotel chain has released the trailer for its second short film French Kiss, which will premiere on May 19, 2015.
Self-described as a “mystical romance,” French Kiss tells the story of a young, job-obsessed American named Ethan (played by Tyler Ritter). While in Paris for an innovation conference at the Champs Élysées Marriott hotel, Ethan is goaded into following a string of unusual, magical clues strewn across the city by his secret admirer Margaux (French model and actress Margot Luciarte). Ethan finally starts to experience the joys of Paris instead of worrying about work, but whether or not Margaux is real or just a muse remains to be seen.
Announced back in April 2015, French Kiss is part of a larger plan Marriott introduced back in October 2014 to create content which engages millennial travelers while also »
- Bree Brouwer
Fresh on the heels of the Two Bellmen release, Marriott Content Studio has another short film ready to make its debut. The hotel chain’s digital studio has announced its newest project, a romantic mystery dubbed French Kiss, will premiere on multiple platforms on May 19, 2015.
French Kiss stars Tyler Ritter (of The McCarthys fame) as Ethan, a work-obsessed American set to speak at an innovation conference at Marriott’s Champs Élysées hotel. Ethan’s secret admirer Margaux (French model and actress Margot Luciarte) tricks him into following a string of clues across the city of Paris to discover all its wonders, but whether or not Margaux is real or just a figment of Ethan’s imagination is a mystery.
- Bree Brouwer
Ichabod and Abbie will live to fight evil another day, as it was announced today by Fox that Sleepy Hollow has been renewed for a third season. Like the show’s second season, Sleepy Hollow Season 3 will consist of 18 episodes, but unlike the show’s first two seasons, the series will be headed by a new showrunner, as Fox has agreed to a deal that will have The Glades‘ Clifton Campbell taking the reigns. Campbell replaces Mark Goffman as Sleepy Hollow‘s showrunner. Goffman, who held the position for the first two years of the series, stepped down earlier this month after Sleepy Hollow‘s divisive second season, which received mixed responses from both fans and critics and saw the show’s ratings go down 40 percent from Season 1. In addition to being the creator of A&E’s The Glades, Campbell has also served as an executive producer on White Collar, »
- Chris King
Sleepy Hollow has a new head — and, more importantly, a future.
Related2015 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
Campbell replaces Mark Goffman, who stepped down earlier this month in the wake of Sleepy‘s rocky second season, which saw ratings slide 40 percent versus Season 1.
“I had the pleasure »
7 items from 2015
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