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Tim Story, director of the Ride Along, Think Like A Man and Fantastic Four movie franchises, has come on board to direct and executive produce What Goes Around Comes Around, CBS’ single-camera comedy pilot from writer Dan Kopelman (Malcolm In The Middle) and producer Aaron Kaplan. The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment, centers on two fortysomething parents who were wild and reckless teenagers and now face their worst nightmare—raising… »
CBS has ordered a single camera comedy pilot from Dan Kopelman and Aaron Kaplan. The pilot, currently titled “What Goes Around Comes Around,” follows two 40-something parents who were wild and reckless teenagers and now face their worst nightmare–raising three teenagers of their own. Kopelman will write the series in addition to serving as executive producer. Kaplan will executive produce. Warner Bros. Television will produce the pilot in association with Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. Kopelman is known for his work on the comedies “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Rules of Engagement.” Kaplan is an executive producer on the NBC series “Mysteries of Laura. »
- Joe Otterson
CBS has added to its pilot haul by picking up single-camera comedy “What Goes Around Comes Around,” Variety has learned.
Hailing from Warner Bros Television in association with Kapital Entertainment, the pilot centers around two 40-something parents who were wild and reckless teenagers and are now facing their worst nightmare — raising three teenagers of their own.
Earlier Monday, CBS ordered drama pilot “Training Day,” based on the 2001 Denzel Washington-Ethan Hawke movie of the same name. “Training Day” will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who helmed the film, and is written by Will Beall. The project is also produced by Warner Bros. TV.
Other comedy pilots in contention at CBS include multicam offering “The Great Indoors“; “The Kicker,” from “30 Rock’s” Tina Fey »
- Laura Prudom
CBS has given a pilot order to What Goes Around Comes Around, a single-camera comedy from writer Dan Kopelman (Rules Of Engagement, Malcolm In The Middle) and producer Aaron Kaplan. The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, centers on two fortysomething parents who were wild and reckless teenagers now face their worst nightmare—raising three teenagers of their own. Kopelman wrote the script and is executive producing with Kaplan. This marks the… »
These two know how to make an entrance! Pals Nolan Gould and Joey King made for one good-looking duo at the Screen Actors Guild Awards Saturday in Los Angeles. The two smiled and posed together, with King, 16, stunning in a plunging red gown. #SagAwards A photo posted by Joey King (@joeykingactress) on Jan 30, 2016 at 3:21pm Pst Gould, 17, has starred on the hit comedy series Modern Family since 2009, while King used to guest-star on The Suite of Zack and Cody and Malcolm in the Middle and later landed the starring role in Ramona and Beezus. • Check out People's full 2016 SAG »
- Aurelie Corinthios
CAA has signed veteran comedy writer-producer Bob Kushell. He most recently co-created ABC’s freshman comedy series The Muppets and served as an executive producer and showrunner until his exit in November. Kushell started his primetime writing career on HBO’s Dream On and went on to work on The Simpsons, 3rd Rock From The Sun, American Dad, Grounded For Life, Samantha Who?, and Malcolm In The Middle. He created the BBC comedy Way To Go among other series. Kushell was… »
Blending raw emotion with a rowdy musical sensibility, “Belgica” doubles down on the qualities that made director Felix van Groeningen’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown” such an international sensation, but loses the hook, resulting in a louder, rock-drenched melodrama lacking much of the earlier film’s gut-punch potential. Loosely inspired by memories of his dad’s Ghent-based cafe-cum-disco, the Charlatan, van Groeningen’s fifth feature celebrates the anarchic spirit and foolhardy entrepreneurialism it takes to open a successful nightclub, until personal differences, drugs and assorted other playing-with-fire cliches spoil the fun. The film’s anarchic energy makes it a fine choice to kick off Sundance’s World Cinema competition, where more people are likely to embrace the film than during its inevitably limited domestic run.
Opening with a disclaimer that merely reinforces audience suspicions that the purportedly “fictitious” film is a thinly veiled account of actual events, “Belgica” takes its »
- Peter Debruge
The time has finally come and the Academy has released its official list of Oscar nominees for the 88th Academy Awards. A number of surprises were in store for those who have been following this year’s race closely, as those that once seemed like sure-thing contenders, such as Carol for best picture and Ridley Scott for best director for The Martian, were left out.
Among the familiar faces on this year’s list of nominees is last year’s best director winner, Alejandro G. Inarritu, who, over the weekend, won the Golden Globe for best director, who is nominated in the category again this year for his work on the Western, The Revenant, as well as last year’s best actor winner Eddie Redmayne, who won for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, who scored another best actor nomination »
- Patrick Shanley
A version of this story first appeared in the Jan. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. Doug Herzog's television career has come full circle. At 56, the president of Viacom's Music and Entertainment Group oversees a vast cable portfolio that includes his first network homes: MTV and Comedy Central, where he launched such iconic series as The Real World, South Park and The Daily Show. In his few years not at Viacom, he brought Monk (USA) and Malcolm in the Middle (Fox) to the air. Those credits, among others, now find
- Michael O'Connell
Got some money to burn and a love of movie memorabilia? Then you might have the perfect opportunity to own one of the rides from the first chapter of The Fast And The Furious franchise. Previously owned by Frankie Muniz, the former Malcolm In The Middle actor is putting the 1995 Volkswagen Jetta he once dropped $100,000 to acquire up for sale, using collector auctioner... Read More »
- Billy Donnelly
10 items from 2016
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