Friday, April 26, 2013

Tribeca Winners, Weekend B.O. Preview, Spotlight Q&A: Justin Zackham, Exec Shuffle, Rep Moves

Tribeca Winners, Weekend B.O. Preview, Spotlight Q&A: Justin Zackham, Exec Shuffle, Rep Moves

Tribeca: Kim Mordaunt's 'The Rocket' Named Best Narrative Feature

A list of the award winners at last night’s Tribeca Film Festival ceremony, held at the Conrad New York. (THR)

‘Pain & Gain’ to Take on ‘Oblivion’ at the Box Office

A preview of the weekend box office contenders as Paramount’s Pain & Gain opens today in 3,277 theaters, taking on the still strong Oblivion. (SSN)

Spotlight Interview with ‘The Big Wedding’ Writer/Director Justin Zackham

SSN’s Q&A with Justin Zackham on his transition from writer to director, working with Oscar winners, and what’s next for his Two Ton Films production company. (SSN)

Exec Shuffle: ATV, Good Clean Fun, Sundance Selects

A weekly summary of major corporate moves in entertainment and media. (SSN)

Rep Moves: Resolution, Paradigm, ICM, WME Entertainment

A weekly summary of the entertainment industry’s major rep changes. (SSN)

George Jones Dead at 81

Country music legend Jones, who released over 150 albums and had number one hits in every decade from the ‘50s to the ‘90s, has died in Nashville. (BB)

Michael Bay, Transformed?

Newsweek’s upcoming Q&A with the director discussing making Pain and Gain, interning for George Lucas and refreshing the next Transformers cast. (TDB)

Kevin Spacey & Producer Play Their ‘House of Cards’ Close To The Chest At TV Academy

House of Cards executive producer Beau Willimon and Spacey on their Netflix series and the unknowns as to whether season 2 will be released simultaneously or if there’ll be a season 3. (DH)

Stephen McPherson Reboots His TV Business with Lionsgate, Fox

The former ABC Entertainment honcho returns to TV business with new production deal at Lionsgate TV and projects at Fox. (VAR)

James Ellroy & New Regency Shopping ‘L.A. Confidential’ Sequel Drama Series

Ellroy’s spec project for the series is making the rounds to broadcast, cable and new media platforms. (DH)

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