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Steve Carell mentors Channing Tatum in this new image from Foxcatcher

17 April 2014 3:26 PM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news » been not so patiently awaiting Bennett Miller.s Foxcatcher. What dragged me in? Aside from Miller? Was it Channing Tatum? No. You want to think that. It was actually another turn to drama for Steve Carell that hooked me. I think he can certainly step out away from his comedic roots to make a role like this one believable. I.m sure people though that Jim Carrey wouldn.t make the jump so well, but I think that The Truman Show disproved that theory. All that said, I.m rooting for Carell. »

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The Criterion Collection Announces July Titles, Six Jacques Demy Films Included

16 April 2014 8:46 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Criterion Collection has revealed the films that will be released as part of their July lineup, including six films by French New Wave genius Jacques Demy, David Cronenberg's thriller "Scanners" and the 1983 Best Picture nominee "The Big Chill."  Check out the full list of films Criterion is releasing in July along with some perks (descriptions provided by The Criterion Collection): Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975) 2-dvd Edition This sensual and striking chronicle of a disappearance and its aftermath put director Peter Weir ("The Truman Show") on the map and helped usher in a new era of Australian cinema. Set at the turn of the twentieth century, "Picnic at Hanging Rock" concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine’s Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into »

- Eric Eidelstein

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Top 5: Draft Day, Early Reactions to The Amazing Spider-man 2, Colbert Replacing Letterman, Drew Goddard Directing The Sinister Six, Street Fighter: Assassin’S Fist

12 April 2014 1:23 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

For the first time that I can remember since I started writing for Collider in 2010, director Peter Weir's The Truman Show made headlines this week when we learned that Paramount is developing a TV series adaptation of the film. While I won't waste any space today discussing my feelings on the adaptation (mostly because there aren't any real details to dissect as of now), I will absolutely take this opportunity to talk about my adoration of the film. The Truman Show ranks among my all-time favorites with ease and, if pressed to name a lone favorite, it would likely make that cut too. I actually didn't watch it until my second year of college, circa 2007, but I credit that first viewing as a benchmark cinematic experience for me; one that helped me begin to understand the impact that a movie could have on a person's outlook and perception of the world around them. »

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Best of the Week: Plenty More '80s Remakes Are Coming, 'The Raid 2' Video Game, Marvel News Galore, and More

11 April 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Movie News: The Goonies, Wreck-It Ralph and Gremlins may be getting new movies. Oh, and Police Academy may be coming back, too. In more remake news, Timecop is back on. Captain America 3 is definitely happening. And a Mystique spin-off may happen as well. Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods) will direct the Spider-Man spin-off Sinister Six. The Truman Show is getting its own TV show. Sadly, Mickey Rooney passed away this week.   The Geek Stuff: The discussions: Who should play a James Bond villain? What is the best movie about nerds? What child actor do you see having a long career? What female superhero should get her own movie first? Did you catch this Easter egg in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Speaking of Cap, Robert Downey Jr...

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Paramount considering series based on 'The Truman Show'

11 April 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) After wishing his audience a “good afternoon, good evening and goodnight,” Truman Burbank is ready to wish you “good morning” again. The Wrap reports that Paramount’s new television division is planning a slew of new shows based on their movie catalogue, including one possible series inspired by "The Truman Show". The Jim Carrey-starring drama focused on a young man who lived in the same town for his entire life — without ever realizing that the whole experience was fabricated and documented as a reality television project. A television show about a movie about a television show — that’s some meta-level development right there. Given the right creative team and talent attached, a "Truman Show" TV series could actually be worth exploring. Beyond "The Truman Show", Paramount is also reportedly looking into making a new series based on the "Terminator" films. If it moves forward, this would mark the »

- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources

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The Truman Show is Being Adapted for TV

10 April 2014 8:12 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Director Peter Weir and writer Andrew Niccol’s trippy 1998 movie “The Truman Show” was way ahead of its time, but TV’s since caught up with a few billion “reality” TV shows starring the fakest people you’ll ever find on TV or, indeed, anywhere on this planet. (How many “Real Housewives” show are there now? 56?) Paramount TV has announced that they’re developing a new series based on “The Truman Show,” which originally starred Jim Carrey (in a comical, but also serious turn) as a man whose entire life is a scripted “reality” TV show being broadcast for the amusement of the world. The only catch? Carrey’s character, Truman Burbank, doesn’t know it. There’s no word about how Paramount will do this, or who will be involved. The mention of a possible show based on “The Truman Show” movie was just a small blip in an article by The Wrap. »

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10 April 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

actually there's only 15 links... 15 link street. Lots of reads for you today, here and elsewhere

My New Plaid Pants has a wonderfully incisive review of Joe starring Nicolas Cage and Tye Sheridan

The Film Doctor nostalgia in the Smithsonian. Notes on Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Empire brilliant stage actor Mark Rylance will play Johnny Depp's father in Eyesore in Wonderland's sequel Through the Looking Glass

The Wrap Matt Damon planning to go solo on Mars in the sci-fi thriller The Martian about an astronaut marooned there. Remember when Matt got lost in the desert in Gerry? That was intense. I'm so ready for Matt to impress me again but honestly he's been a little dull onscreen of late. Needs a role that will shake him up.

Cinema Blend 22 Jump Street gets a final red band trailer

The Front Row on dream projects and Darren Aronofsky's Noah

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The Truman Show TV Series in the Works

10 April 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Paramount Pictures is currently in the process of bolstering its television division, which was launched last year. The plan is to develop shows for all mediums, including broadcast, cable, premium cable and online. The studio has yet to enter production on any TV series, but is developing shows based on its own films like "The Terminator" and "The Truman Show." Back in December, it was revealed that writers Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (Thor, X-Men: First Class) were hired for a new "Terminator" TV series, which will pick a critical moment from the first film and take it in a completely different direction. This is the first time we've heard of "The Truman Show" TV series and not many details are known. The film was released in 1998 and starred Jim Carrey as an insurance salesman who discovers his entire life is actually a TV show. »

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Cobie Smulders Rejoins “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, a “Mork & Mindy” Reunion and a 12 Day “Simpsons” Marathon

10 April 2014 4:10 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »


In the latest edition of “How many shows can Donal Logue appear in?” the busy actor will have a recurring role on Law & Order: Svu as the new Unit boss. He’ll be recurring for the rest of the season.

Chris Colfer will appear on an episode of Hot in Cleveland, according to TVLine. He’ll play the son of Wendy Malick‘s soap star Joy.

TV Land is reviving Candid Camera for a 10-episode summer run. Peter Funt, son of original Candid Camera host Allen Funt will host the new version which promises to be “daring but respectful”. I hope that means it’ll aim higher than the last reality TV-style revival of Candid Camera.  Also, please bring back the theme song from the 70′s version of the series.

With How I Met Your Mother off her schedule, Marvel announced that Cobie Smulders will return to Marvel’s Agents of S. »

- Lyle Masaki

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The Truman Show heading to TV?

10 April 2014 3:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Back in 1998 before reality TV would laboriously take over all our lives (whether we liked it or not) a fairly small movie called The Truman Show starring funny man Jim Carrey in an unlikely straight role surprised everyone with it’s compelling storytelling, on point writing and stellar performances from it’s lead actors to deliver an almost perfect portrayal of one ordinary working class man whose life has literally been one massive lie all for the sake of TV ratings. Well now Paramount, the studio behind the original movie, seems to be on board with developing the concept into a TV series.

No further details have been revealed yet as to how exactly they will approach it from a TV angle. It may be that they will use the same concept but not use the same character, Truman Burbank. Or they may come at it from the same perspective »

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Will The Truman Show Work As A TV Series?

10 April 2014 3:22 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Presumably because all other ideas in the world have officially been used up, recent reports are confirming that The Truman Show – the 1998 film starring Jim Carrey about a man who realises his entire life is the sum of a TV show – is to be made into an actual TV show. Yes, Paramount have revealed plans to turn much of their existing content into brand new shows for television. “We have three buckets of content we’re looking at, and one of them is intellectual property the studio, which has been around for over 100 years, owns,” revealed Paramount exec Amy Powell.

The Truman Show, of course, emerged as one of the best films of the ’90s, and brought attention to Jim Carrey as an actor of great dramatic weight. The film was also nominated for three Oscars and made an absolute killing at the box office, so it’s no wonder, »

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Paramount developing new TV series based on Jim Carrey's The Truman Show

10 April 2014 1:51 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night! Paramount is working on a new Terminator television series, but apparently the studio is also developing another new show with ties to a feature film. According to an article at The Wrap on the studio's new television executives, Paramount is interested in adapting 1998's The Truman Show into a TV series. The Peter Weir film starred Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, a man who at »

- Jesse Giroux

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Truman Show TV series being planned

10 April 2014 1:04 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The Jim Carrey film, which satirised the reality TV industry, could be developed into a full TV show by Paramount

The Truman Show, the 1998 film about a man who unwittingly has his entire life filmed for a TV show, could itself become a TV series.

The studio Paramount is considering taking a raft of existing content that it owns, including The Truman Show as well as novels, screenplays and non-fiction, and developing them into new TV shows. "We have three buckets of content we're looking at, and one of them is intellectual property the studio, which has been around for over 100 years, owns," Paramount exec Amy Powell told The Wrap.

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- Ben Beaumont-Thomas

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The Truman Show heading for television

9 April 2014 10:44 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

News Simon Brew 10 Apr 2014 - 06:44

A television take on The Truman Show is being developed by Paramount...

There's something strangely appropriate about this one: Paramount TV is pushing ahead with a small screen version of The Truman Show.

Peter Weir's 1998 classic gave Jim Carrey a big hit in a straighter role than we were used to seeing him in at the time. What's particularly staggering about the film though is just how prescient it's proven to be. A decade on from The Truman Show, and what it was portraying on screen was no science fiction, thanks to the prevalence of Big Brother and assorted knock-offs on television. We looked back at The Truman Show in more detail here. 

The new version of The Truman Show is still very much in its early days, and it's going to be interesting to see what approach it takes. Positioning a new »

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Reel TV: 'The Truman Show' Is Coming Back As an Actual TV Show

9 April 2014 6:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

The Truman Show's plot, about a man (Jim Carrey) who doesn't realize he's the star of a reality TV show, has been referenced by so many others, that you can know all about it without ever actually having seen the movie . Plus, since The Truman Show hit in 1998 right as reality TV was just becoming a thing and years before it would start to hit peak mania, it's not only one of the earliest critiques of our relationship with a TV fad, but it's an enduring one because apparently reality TV will never, ever go away. Basically, it's a highly singular film that was made by the right people about the right subject and at the right time. That's why it's a little strange to us that Paramount is planning to remake it as a TV show. The Wrap has a report...

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Paramount Plans ‘The Truman Show’ Show, Destroying the Word ‘Meta’ for Future Generations

9 April 2014 5:30 PM, PDT | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

It was over a year ago that Paramount first declared its intent to “get back, with very little investment, into the television production business.” But it’s not enough just to announce to the world that you want to make TV and you don’t want to spend a lot of money doing so. Eventually, you actually have to make that TV. And to their credit, Paramount has finally announced just what shows constitute their minor TV footprint. The winners are: An adaptation of Caleb Carr’s novel, “The Alienist,” (which is about late-19th century police psychology, and not someone who’s racist against aliens, as the name might suggest). A “limited series” (like a mini-series, but more prestigious-sounding) based on a biography of  Charles Lindberg. An Amerification of Peter Moffat’s BBC Series The Village Narc: The Show Ghost: The Show Terminator: The Show The Truman Show: The Show Par for the course as »

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Ready For The Truman Show TV Series?

9 April 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Ahead of its time in predicting reality TV (while cranking the concept up to a fantastical, satirical level at the same time), 1998’s The Truman Show posited a world where a series could be built around one unsuspecting person, whose entire existence was a fabrication and whose life was watched by millions. Paramount thinks the concept might work as a show itself and has the idea in development.Peter Weir’s film, which starred Jim Carrey as living subject Truman Burbank, featured screenwriter Andrew Niccol on sharp form as the story explored what would happen if Truman suddenly found out that his life was a lie.It was a compelling concept for a film, but it was also such a well-contained and well-executed story that you do wonder what angle a series could take. No details have been released about the potential telly version, though there is scope for a »

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‘The Truman Show’ Returns as TV Series – Will You Watch?

9 April 2014 2:39 PM, PDT | | See recent Screen Rant news »

It might have failed to turn three Academy Award nominations into wins, but The Truman Show remains a fan-favorite staple of late 90s cinema. Fifteen years after it was up for Best Director (Peter Weir), Best Supporting Actor (Ed Harris), and Best Original Screenplay (Andrew Niccol) in the 71st annual Oscars race, among countless other award nominations (and several wins), the dramedy film continues to spur new discussions and interpretations – especially as our culture has become increasingly obsessed with social network over-sharing.

Hackers tap webcams and search our e-mails, burglars monitor Four Square for local marks on vacation, and impressionable teenagers send scandalous pictures to one another ...

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‘The Truman Show’ To Come To The Small Screen

9 April 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Another television show is heading our way and it looks to be a good’un. The brilliant The Truman Show is being developed for the small screen, and some might say that’s where it belongs.

The original film stars Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, a man who was bought by the Us government as a baby, and lives in a dome that broadcasts his every move. However, he has no idea he’s a huge star.

The Truman Show runs along similar lines to The Hunger Games trilogy, focusing on our fascination with reality television, which has obviously come a long way since the film was released in 1998.

Thn will keep you updated when we get more news on the show but in the meantime- what’s your favourite movie based on reality television? Let us know!

Source: ComingSoon

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'The Truman Show' and 'Narc' TV Series in Development at Paramount

9 April 2014 2:24 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Paramount unveiled the first development slate for their new TV division, which includes TV adaptations of the 1998 drama The Truman Show and the 2003 thriller Narc.

Jim Carrey starred in director Peter Weir's The Truman Show, which centered on a man who is unaware that his entire life is being recorded live for a massive reality television show. Everyone in his life, from his wife (Laura Linney) to his best friend (Noah Emmerich) are hired actors playing their part in a state-of-the-art studio that encompasses the fictional town of Seahaven. No details were given for the series, except that it will be a re-imagining of the film. It isn't known if director Peter Weir or screenwriter Andrew Niccol will be involved in any capacity.

Narc director Joe Carnahan will write and direct the pilot episode for this new series based on his crime thriller, which starred Jason Patric as a »

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