Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has picked up worldwide rights to Detention Films’ Detention , which just took home the Youth Jury prize for best FutureWave Feature Film at the Seattle International Film Festival. The announcement was made by SPWA’s Vice President of Production and Acquisitions Scott Shooman and Michael Helfand, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, along with Detention Films’ Bob Abramoff and Richard Weager.
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Opening today at New York’s Village East Cinemas and in other cities next week, André Øvredal’s Trollhunter , the Norwegian found footage thriller, has made waves on the film festival circuit going back to last year’s Fantastic Fest. When ShockTillYouDrop.com spoke to the filmmaker last month, he told them there were many U.S. production houses looking to remake the movie, and now, according to Deadline , those rights have… Continue reading Gremlins Creator Picks up Trollhunter Remake Rights
• Jon Hamm and his girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt gave each other fashion advice at the Solstice Sunglass Boutique in Cannes, where they were trying on shades beachside. Jennifer ended up picking a ’50s-style cat-eye design from Kate Spade that Jon recommended. As she modeled the final selection, he gave his approval… Continue reading Couples Watch: Jon Hamm Picks Out Sunglasses for His Girlfriend
The CW has picked up One Tree Hill and Nikita for additional seasons of programming!
Also picked up for the upcoming season are Hart of Dixie, starring Rachel Bilson, and Ringer, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, TVLine reports.
The Secret Circle, starring Thomas Dekker and Life Unexpected alum Britt Robertson, was also picked up!
Hellcats, however, has been canceled… Continue reading CW Picks Up 'One Tree Hill' & 'Nikita'; Axes 'Hellcats'
NBC is betting on the Playboy club, Chelsea Handler and a raft of romantic comedies among the dozen new series it has ordered in its latest attempt … Continue reading NBC Picks Up 12 New Series For Next Season