Tuesday, April 30, 2013

CinemaCon: Fox's 2013 Slate, 67th Annual Tony Award Noms, NewFronts: Yahoo! Steps Up

CinemaCon: Fox's 2013 Slate, 67th Annual Tony Award Noms, NewFronts: Yahoo! Steps Up

CinemaCon: Fox Launches 'Walter Mitty' Oscar Campaign, Bullock & McCarthy's 'The Heat'

Jim Gianopulos introduced Fox’s upcoming slate for 2013, including 2014 standouts. (TOH)

‘Kinky Boots’ Leads With 13 Tony Nominations; Tom Hanks Gets Nod for ‘Lucky Guy’

The nominations for the 67th annual Tony Awards have been announced with Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Golden Boy leading total nominations; snubs include Bette Midler, Jessica Chastain, Katie Holmes, Scarlett Johansson, and Al Pacino. (NYT)

NewFronts: Yahoo Teams With WWE, Announces Six New Shows

Yahoo held its NewFront presentation in NYC yesterday where it announced renewed partnerships with ABC News and CNBC, as well as new partnerships with WWE and Conde Naste Entertainment. (VAR)

Michael Fassbender Set For‘Macbeth’

The Macbeth script, taking place in the 11th century and in original language, is already a hot property in advance of Cannes; Justin Kurzel will direct and a start date is set for later in the year. (SCR)

Fall TV Pilot List: The Latest

EW’s list of filmed pilot contenders by genre. (EW)

Steven Soderbergh’s State Of Cinema Talk

The full transcript of Soderbergh’s keynote at the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival last Saturday; excerpts had already gone viral. (DH)

Peter Thiel Scolds Hollywood for Its Negative Portrayal of Technology

The PayPal co-founder and initial Facebook investor chastised the film industry for its fearful portrayal of high technology at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills. (THR)

Joe Carnahan in Talks to Direct 'Sugar Bandits' for Universal

Carnahan, director of The Grey and Smokin’ Aces, is in talks for the adaptation of Chuck Hogan’s Devils In Exile novel about Iraqi War vets teaming to double cross local drug hustlers. (HV)

Catching Up With Winona Ryder After 25 Years

HuffPo’s Q&A with the Ryder in advance of her new film The Iceman. (HUFF)

Netflix Sets July Premiere Date For Jenji Kohan’s ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Netflix’s fourth original series, following Arrested Development’s May debut, will premiere July 11, 2013 with all 13 episodes. (DH)

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