‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Sets First International Production In Germany
The magical fairytale production of Pretty Woman: The Musical is about to go international. Producer Paula Wagner announced that the musical will have its first international production in Germany with performances starting September 23, 2019 at Hamburg's Stage Theater.
“Garry Marshall dreamed of bringing his beloved film Pretty Woman to Broadway as a musical. His dream has come true…and then some…as we move forward launching the second production of this romantic, new… Read
Ryan Kadro To Exit ‘CBS This Morning’ As Executive Producer
Ryan Kadro, the executive producer of CBS This Morning, is stepping down from his position at the end of this year when his contract expires.
Talks over Kadro exiting the morning perch he has held for the past two years have been underway for several weeks, network sources tell Deadline. “Things are changing on the show and it was agreed that a change at the top should reflect that,” an insider said on the once Charlie Rose co-hosted AMer.
While cited in ongoing legal… Read
Melania Trump Calls Out “Opportunists”, Says Media Is Writing History But “It’s Not Correct”
In an interview with Fox News’s Sean Hannity, Melania Trump talked about the criticism she has received from the public — but she specifically addressed journalists and others.
She said the hardest thing she has to deal with since she has been in the White House is the “opportunists” who are using her name and the Trump family name to “advance themselves.” She doesn’t name anyone in particular, but she calls out journalists, comedians, performers, and authors.
She said… Read
Fox News Channel Tops Basic Cable In 2018; Sean Hannity Leads Lineup
Fox News Channel will notch its most watched primetime year in its 22-year history, with an average of 2.5 million viewers. Donald Trump's fave network marks its third consecutive year as basic cable's most watched network, both in primetime and in total day (1.4 million).
MSNBC, meanwhile averaged 1.8 million primetime viewers, 991K in total day. CNN averaged 990K in primetime and 704K for total day.
Fox News Channel's overall audience size grew 3% in primetime, but… Read
Consent For Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ Was Fraud, Roy Moore Claims
Golden Globe nominee Sacha Baron Cohen was all smiles at Showtime's holiday party on Sunset Boulevard last night. But the Who Is America? creator can't be cheered about Roy Moore's contention today in his $95 million defamation suit that he was "fraudulently induced" to appear on the satire series earlier this year.
"There are at least two primary misrepresentations at issue," reads the opposition by the failed Alabama Senate candidate and his spouse Kayla Moore to a… Read
Barry Jenkins And Team On Bringing James Baldwin’s Vision Of ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ To Cinematic Life – The Contenders L.A. Video
Two years ago, Barry Jenkins joined me on a panel at Deadline’s sixth annual The Contenders Los Angeles awards-season event to talk about a then little-known film called Moonlight. It would go on to famously win the Best Picture Oscar, along with a screenplay Academy Award for Jenkins himself. Now, two years later, he has a follow-up film, Annapurna’s If Beale Street Could Talk, and he joined me onstage last month at the DGA for the eighth annual Contenders to discuss… Read
Netflix Buys Horror Pic ‘Eli’ From Paramount
Similar to how Paramount unloaded The Cloverfield Paradox to Netflix, the studio has sold all global rights for its Paramount Players horror film Eli to Netflix.
Ciaran Foy (Sinister 2) directed the movie which centers around a boy receiving treatment for his auto-immune disorder who discovers that the house he’s living isn’t as safe as he thought.
David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg and Richard Naing wrote the script. Intrepid Pictures’ Trevor Macy produced Eli with John… Read
SAG-AFTRA Promotes Four Female Staffers To Executive Director Posts
Four longtime SAG-AFTRA staffers – all women – have been promoted to executive director roles. Olga Rodriguez-Aguirre, Beth Millman, Jennifer Gaudy and Lori Hunt have all been given the new titles and will report to Ray Rodriguez, the union's chief contract's officer.
They join Rebecca Greenberg, recently hired as executive director of the guild's music department, who reports to Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, the union's chief operating officer and general counsel.
"These new… Read
CBS News Settles With Three Charlie Rose Accusers; Suit Against Fired Host Continues
CBS News has reached a settlement with three women who accuse former TV host Charlie Rose of sexual harassment.
Business Insider reports last night that the suit against the news division was ended late last week but the civil suit against Rose continues. “The matter has been resolved,” a CBS spokesperson told Deadline today, adding that the amount the matter was settled for by the company is to remain confidential at the request of the plaintiffs.
Katherine Brooks… Read
Daphne Zuniga To Helm ‘The Protegé’; Gravitas Lands ‘The Divorce Party’; Ramses Jimenez In ‘Critical Thinking’ – Film Briefs
Melrose Place alum Daphne Zuniga is set to mark her feature directorial debut with The Protegé, an indie thriller starring Jeanette Sousa (American Housewife), Breanne Hill (Frontier), Keenan Tracey (Bates Motel), and Philip Boyd (The Have and Have Nots). It follows Amanda Birch (Sousa) who, after three years of estrangement from her family, returns to reconnect with her sister Lauren, the manager of a beloved holistic studio. Upon her return, things only get worse when… Read
Steven Yeun Joins ‘The Twilight Zone’; Miley Cyrus In ‘Black Mirror’
The Walking Dead alum Steven Yeun is set to appear in the first season of CBS All Access’ The Twilight Zone in the episode titled "The Traveler”, joining previously announced host and narrator Jordan Peele. Details of Yeun’s role are being kept under wraps. The CBS All Access series will be a modern reimagining of the original, which premiered in 1959 and continued through 1964. The original Twilight Zone became a worldwide phenomenon as it used socially conscious… Read
Joseph Cross’ Coming-Of-Age Movie ‘Summer Night’ Acquired By Samuel Goldwyn Films
EXCLUSIVE: Samuel Goldwyn Films has taken domestic rights to Joseph Cross' feature directorial debut Summer Night for a release next spring. Cross is the star of such films as Lincoln, Milk and the HBO Emmy-winning limited series Big Little Lies.
Summer Night follows a group of young best friends confronted with a series of fast-approaching life decisions during the course of the night that will either leave them stuck in the comfort of adolescence or catapult them into… Read