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Chris Moore, the executive producer of Oscar-winner Good Will Hunting and HBO’s Project Greenlight, is back with a new filmmaking competition series with a twist. The Chair, which Starz has ordered as its first original unscripted series for 10 episodes to air in fall 2014, follows two directors as they take their first feature film to the big screen. The catch: Each director is provided with the exact same… Continue reading Starz orders ‘Project Greenlight’ follow-up ‘The Chair’ — EXCLUSIVE

In the latest move sure to infuriate subscribers, Netflix is dropping thousands of movies to focus on TV shows instead. If you want to stream “Scarface” or “Toy Story 3″ you’d better do it before Wednesday when these and thousands of other film titles will vanish for good, as Netflix’s Starz deal expires this week.

For Netflix, perhaps offering old TV shows is just cheaper than the latest films. Over the… Continue reading Netflix Starz Deal Expires: TV Over Movies For Popular Service?

BIG NEWS

… Last year, Starz announced a second season of Spartacus: Blood and Sand before the show’s most recent chapter (the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena) ever aired. In September, the network renewed Boss for a second season prior to that show’s October debut. So it shouldn’t be too surprising that Starz has once again made a wacky super-early renewal, this time okaying a third season of the Spartacus

THE NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW

… Spoiler alert! Kelsey Grammer’s Chicago mayor character doesn’t die in the first season of Boss! Starz has ordered a second season of the drama, and you’re excused if you can’t remember whether you liked it or not because Season 1 hasn’t even premiered yet. The rare move to renew something before it debuts is nothing new to Starz, which made a similar move with… Continue reading Starz Renews Boss Before Season 1 Even Airs

Starz cancels ‘Camelot’

Starz has cancelled its Arthurian fantasy Camelot after one season.

Camelot received middling reviews from critics and had somewhat ho-hum ratings, averaging less than a million viewers per episode. The lavish series also had trouble generating much buzz after it launched alongside HBO’s breakout fantasy Game of Thrones and Showtime’s better-reviewed historical drama The Borgias. Starz’ genre fans can at least look forward to the upcoming Torchwood and the… Continue reading Starz cancels ‘Camelot’