A day after it was announced that Panorama Studio International has acquired the Hindi remake rights of Mohanlal's critically acclaimed film Drishyam 2 , we now hear that the Bollywood remake has run into legal trouble even before going on floors. As per a report in ETimes, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures who co-produced Ajay Devgn-Tabu starrer Drishyam have sent a legal notice regarding the rights of Drishyam 2- The Resumption to Panorama Studios International's Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak. The tabloid quoted a source as saying, "Viacom 18 Motion Pictures have told Mangat that they cannot be dissociated from this project. They have also told him that he cannot make Drishyam 2 on his own or with someone else. The very fact that Mangat yet went ahead to set up the stage for it has irked them and hence, they've filed a legal complaint against him. The first hearing of the case in question is going to be held, very soon." ALSO READ: … [Read more...] about Kumar Mangat’s Drishyam 2 Remake Gets Into Legal Trouble With Viacom 18 Motion Pictures?
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EXCLUSIVE: As Universal solidifies the transition of Universal Pictures International ’s headquarters to Los Angeles, the studio has now made some final executive shifts. Niels Swinkels , EVP International Distribution, has been promoted to EVP and MD for UPI. At the same time, a new EMEA hub has been established to lead the UK-based team and the European theatrical organization with Paul Higginson joining as Executive Vice President, EMEA for UPI, reporting to Swinkels. Swinkels, who will report to President of International Distribution Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, will oversee all day-to-day operations of the UPI business in his expanded role. He will further deliver strategic direction for the studio’s international theatrical distribution efforts, and lead business development to include regional partnerships, productions and market expansion. Related Story Int'l Critics Line: Todd McCarthy On Timur Bekmambetov's 'V2. Escape From Hell' Higginson will … [Read more...] about Universal Promotes Niels Swinkels To EVP & MD For UPI, Hires Paul Higginson As EVP Of EMEA
EXCLUSIVE : Coming off their collaboration on the HBO limited series Mare of Easttown, Julianne Nicholson and Wiip have reteamed for a new series project. The independent studio has optioned the rights to author Laura Zigman’s bestselling novel Separation Anxiety , to develop as a premium TV series headlined by Nicholson. In addition to starring, Nicholson executive produces with Zigman and wiip’s Paul Lee and Mark Roybal. Separation Anxiety centers on Judy, who will be played by Nicholson. It is described as an honest and humorous portrait of a wife and mother in limbo, examining the ebb and flow of her most important relationships, her career and ultimately, her self-worth. The novel taps into the insecurities and anxieties that most keep under wraps with a voice that is at once gleefully irreverent and genuinely touching. Related Story Wiip Sets Up TV Series On Teenage Years Of British Crime Writing Icon Agatha Christie “I fell in love with Judy … [Read more...] about Julianne Nicholson To Headline & EP ‘Separation Anxiety’ TV Series Based On Book In Works At Wiip
The Green Lantern TV series currently in the works for HBO Max will, indeed, feature a gay version of the iconic DC Comics superhero. The show has been in the works for some time now but has finally been gaining some true momentum as of late. Finn Wittrock recently signed on to play Guy Gardner, just one of the versions of the character who will be part of the festivities. But another yet-to-be-cast actor will be playing a different version, who will be an open member of the LGBTQ community. A new report dropped recently detailing Warner Bros.' new Superman movie , which will be produced by J.J. Abrams and feature a Black version of the Kryptonian hero. Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing the screenplay. For that particular project. The report goes on to detail how committed the studio is to diversity with its packed lineup of upcoming DC projects, both on the big and small screen. The Green Lantern HBO Max show is then mentioned, with the report specifically noting that "HBO Max … [Read more...] about HBO Max’s Green Lantern Series Will Have a Gay Lead in Its DC Superhero Ensemble
Prithviraj, the talented actor of Malayalam cinema has already made a mark in most of the other popular industries, including Tamil cinema and Bollywood. Now, Prithviraj has bagged yet another State Award trophy. Interestingly, the actor has won the Best Actor In A Negative Role award at the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 2014. Prithviraj won the trophy for his performance as Gomathi Nayagam Pillai, in Vasanthabalan's Kaaviya Thalaivan . The actor recently revealed the news through a post on his official Facebook page. Prithviraj also thanked director Vasanthabalan, co-star Siddharth, production company Y Not Studios, and the entire team of Kaaviya Thalaivan , through the post. Prithviraj had backed out from the Bollywood movie Happy New Year, which featured Shahrukh Khan in the lead role, for Kaaviya Thalaivan . His performance as the revenge-driven Gomathi Nayagam Pillai was widely appreciated by the audiences and critics. The actor won … [Read more...] about WOW! Prithviraj Bags Yet Another State Award