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Doctor Who co-producer Bad Wolf is said to be close to getting bought up by Sony Pictures Television Bad Wolf is partnering with Russell T Davies to co-produce series 14 of Doctor Who when the latter returns as showrunner Bad Wolf is headed by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner, the former BBC executives responsible for[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
Since filming resumed, Sony Pictures Television invited a wide range of media personalities from journalists, an NFL starting quarterback, and actors to audition a permanent replacement host The Star Trek actor garnered interest from fans to convince the game show to include into the final batch of hosts His first night already was already memorable[...]
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Between AMC's Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, and Netflix's sequel film El Camino, franchise creator Vince Gilligan and Sony Pictures Television have had wonderfully creative 15 years together- and now it sounds like it's going to last a little longer Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that Gilligan has signed an "eight-figure" overall deal with[...]
Faust Animated Series in Works from Sony Television and Matteo Pizzolo
Sony Pictures Television and Godkiller: Walk Among Us writer Matteo Pizzolo are developing an animated version of Faust, based on the superhero horror comic of the same name created by David Quinn and Tim Vigil, according to Deadline Hollywood Quinn and Vigil's Rebel Studios created Faust in 1987 that follows John Jaspers, a tormented vigilante[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
"And no matter what happens, I'm really proud of myself for daring to dream that dream, ultimately." Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Television Describing it as a "phenomenal experience," Burton added "What I was interested in, once the table was set, was having an opportunity to compete for the job I believe I would not have forgiven[...]
Alex Rider: Sony Pictures Television Adapting Anthony Horowitz's Teen Superspy for Television
Credit: Walker Books Twelve years after Alex Rider made his feature film debut comes word that Anthony Horowitz's teen superspy is heading to television as an eight-episode series, courtesy of Sony Pictures Television's (SPT) International Production and Worldwide Distribution. Eleventh Hour Films (EHF) optioned the screen rights to Horowitz's novels in 2017, and will work directly with both SPT[...]
Nick Frost and Simon Pegg Ghost-Hunter Comedy Series "Truth Seekers" Happening
"We've had the idea for a long time, and we're going to write an outline and then improvise and make something, which is far looser than when we work with Edgar…where every transition is so precise." The other bit of news is a tv series called Truth Seekers that is currently being shopped around for distribution, even[...]
Rendlesham: Sony Pictures TV To Tell UFO Story Of Britain's Roswell
Credit: Amanda Slater via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) The search for intelligent life beyond the stars is about to take on a more international scope, as writer/director Joe Ahearne (Doctor Who, Da Vinci's Demons) is set to develop UFO drama Rendlesham. Ahearne is set to write and direct the series; with Sony Pictures Television and Eleventh Hour Films (Foyle's[...]
Origin: YouTube Red Launching Sc-Fi Series From 'The Crown' Producers
Space is about to get a little more crowded, as YouTube Red has acquired the rights to sci-fi thriller Origin from Left Bank and Midnight Radio in association with CiTVC and Sony Pictures Television-International Production. The streaming service is set to release the 10-episode series some time in 2018. Created, written and exec produced by Mika Watkins, Origin finds[...]