Friday, May 10, 2013

'Godzilla' Lawsuit Headed To Court, 'Gatsby' Debuts As 'Iron Man 3' Rules B.O., Hollywood's Literature Love Affair

'Godzilla' Lawsuit Headed To Court, 'Gatsby' Debuts As 'Iron Man 3' Rules B.O., Hollywood's Literature Love Affair

Unsigned Producers Contract Sends 'Godzilla' Dispute With Legendary To Court

Legendary Pictures requested private arbitration in its dispute with producers Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davidson, but today’s ruling cites the producers' unsigned long form contract as the reason it cannot go to arbitration. (THRE)

‘The Great Gatsby’ Debuts as ‘Iron Man 3′ Continues to Rule at the Box Office

Iron Man 3 is a sure bet for first place this weekend at the box-office, as Gatsby and Peeples make their debuts. (HOLL)

'The Great Gatsby' Shines a Spolight on Hollywood’s Love Affair with Literature

SSN’s look at notable novel-to-film adaptations from the past 30 years, including box office numbers for both conventional adaptations and re-imagined source material. (SSN)

'Community' Reportedly Close To Season 5 Renewal

Last night’s episode tied with American Idol in the 18-35 demo, leading to insider buzz that NBC will renew. (VUL)

Trailer Buzz: ‘August: Osage County’

The Company Men director John Wells’ follow-up, the feature adaptation of Tracy Lett’s Pulitzer Pize-winner, has been released in advance of Harvey Weinstein’s Cannes press for the film. (TOH)

Parker Posey Co-Star Role In DJ Nash Pilot To Be Recast

Posey is no longer with the Family Guide series, picked up yesterday by NBC, while the rest of the cast is intact; David Schwimmer directed the pilot and exec producers include Jason Bateman and Jim Garavente. (LF)

Amazon Said To Be Prepping 3D Smartphone

The 3D smartphone is reported to be a marked advancement of similar products unveiled by HTC and LG years ago; the device may not require glasses and may have hologram appearance in display. (WAPO)

7 Film Self-Distribution Mistakes To Avoid

Raindance Film Festival founder Elliot Grove breaks down what not to do when foregoing traditional film distribution models. (RAIN)

CW Announces New Programming & Series Renewals

The CW has picked up four original series in addition to Vampire Diaries spinoff The Originals, suggesting a continued YA, science-fiction push; renewals announcements are also in advance of the CW's May 16 upfront. (AA)

‘Southland’ To End After 5 Seasons

TNT confirmed the cancellation via press statement, lauding it as one of the “best police dramas ever made.” (VAR)


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