In case you have not watched it yet, The Haunting of Hill House if brilliant. It may in fact be the best show of the year. Creator Mike Flanagan, over ten episodes, crafted one of the best looks at grief, family, and yes terror that we have gotten in a long time. We gushed all […]
After three decades (yes, you read that right: it's been thirty years) since the last tale was told, Apple is looking to Bryan Fuller (American Gods) and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television for more volumes of Amazing Stories. Originally announced in 2015 as a project for NBC, Fuller will serve as an executive producer on the Apple series; […]
Though there had been rumors about it for sometime, Universal announced today a multiyear deal with Steven Spielberg's newly formed Amblin Partners. As The Los Angeles Times described it, the group is "a new consortium of companies that includes DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment and Entertainment One." Universal was Spielberg's first home from the […]
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks production company is in talks with Universal to distribute their motion pictures when the current deal with Disney expires next summer. The director began his career at Universal, directing episodes of Universal TV shows like Night Gallery and Columbo before making the TV movie Duel and The […]
Mickey Fisher's script for Extant's pilot become a real hot commodity, sparking a genuine bidding war amongst the US TV networks. In the end, CBS stumped up for a 13 episode order and work got underway at Amblin TV.
I suppose I rather enjoyed Brad Silberling's 1995 Casper movie, but found its direct-to-DVD sequels A Spirited Beginning and Casper Meets Wendy to be hilariously awful. Both of those direct-t0-DVD follow ups were directed by Sean McNamara, who I'd give my nomination for Most Bizarrely Bad Director In The World, and there are shots in […]