Wednesday, May 15, 2013

'Jane Got A Gun's $25M Headache, Cannes: Ten Films Not To Miss, ABC Upfronts: SSN Predicts Best Bet & First Canceled

'Jane Got A Gun's $25M Headache, Cannes: Ten Films Not To Miss, ABC Upfronts: SSN Predicts Best Bet & First Canceled

 ‘Jane Got A Gun’s $25M Headache

What a difference a year makes as Exclusive faces the challenge of shopping the Natalie Portman-starrer with foreign buyers after director and cast defections. (THR)

Cannes Film Festival 2013: The 10 Picks You Shouldn’t Miss

SSN’s look at 10 films making our list of most anticipated entries in this year’s Cannes Film Festival. (SSN)

ABC Upfronts: SSN Predicts Best Bet and First Canceled

SSN’s picks for ABC’s best bets and first canceled, both fall season and midseason. (SSN)

‘Iron Man 3’ To Be 16th Film To Pass $1B At Box Office

The Marvel sequel, already at $962.2M worldwide and the top-grosser in the franchise, is expected to reach the $1B as early as this evening. (LAT)

J.J. Abrams Q&A: ‘Star Trek,’ Star Wars’ And  The Mission Continues Philanthropy

The Daily Beast’s interview with Abrams on his upcoming sci-fi blockbusters and his work with Mission Continues to help military veterans adjust to life after war. (TDB)

Jon Favreau ‘s ‘Chef’ Lands Scarlett Johansson

Jon Favreau’s feature, being shopped at Cannes, has added Johansonn to a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo and Bobby Cannavale. (VAR)

Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ Adds Josh Gad To Cast

Book of Mormon breakout Josh Gad joins Mandy Patinkin in Braff’s Kickstarter-funded feature, already at $2.6M with nine days remaining.  (TOH)

4th Pilot Season Network Comedy Recast, This One At CBS

Michael Rapaport & Mary Elizabeth have left the Will Arnett-led The Millers; James Burrows directed the pilot. (DH)

TNT & TBS Unveil A-List Producer Projects At Upfronts

Steven Spielberg, Jamie Foxx, Steve Carrell, Diablo Cody, Dick Wolf and Denis Leary are just some of th4e creative forces behind the latest scripted and non-scripted series lineup.  (THR)

TV Ratings: Top 4 Slots Go To CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC

CBS won last night with total viewers with NCIS: Los Angeles, NBC won in 18-49 demo and ABC took third; The Voice was down and Wipeout hit a series low.  (B&C)


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