EXCLUSIVE: Mesrine helmer Jean-Francois Richet has boarded the new action thriller Twice, which is based on an original idea from Luc Besson. EuropaCorp will finance, produce and distribute the film which is written by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt as well as Besson. Pic revolves around a happily married woman of 20 years, who suddenly finds a real-life military arsenal hidden in her home.
PBS will air its first live natural-history event when it tracks the late-summer confluence of whales and other sea life in California’s Monterey Bay. It’s among the first announced projects of the pubcaster’s new multi-title co-production deal with BBC and BBC Worldwide North America, announced earlier this year.
Big Blue Live will air live on PBS over three nights, August 31-September 2, from 8-9 PM ET.
The Mindy Project always felt like a show that would be better suited for a digital platform with its modest but devoted following. After three seasons on broadcast, the offbeat comedy might take the leap to VOD with a deal at Hulu. I hear the streaming service is in talks with Mindy Project producer Universal TV on a two-season pickup for the series created by and starring Mindy Kaling.
Viewers get to pick competitors for the next season of Survivor, CBS announced at the end of tonight’s broadcast, confirming speculation. Already the network tried to put a different spin on the next season of its very long running reality series, which will film this summer and air in the fall.
I was recently watching Daredevil on Netflix and there is a specific scene towards the end of the series involving a 'good guy', a 'bad guy' and a 'bad guy monologue' that hits on every point you'd expect, then takes a left turn that I didn't see coming. I loved it.