Fox News Poised To Drop Bill O’Reilly Amid Sexual Harassment Scandal

Fox News Channel is poised to end the 21-year tenure of Bill O’Reilly on the news cabler amid a cascade of sexual harassment allegations. (VAR)

Kevin Spacey Is To Host The Tony Awards

Kevin Spacey, a Tony-winning actor, will be the host of this year’s Tony Awards. (NYT)

Black Label Media & Lionsgate Heading Toward Divorce On ‘Granite Mountain’ And ‘Soldado’

Black Label Media and Lionsgate are heading toward a divorce on the upcoming high-profile pictures Granite Mountain and Soldado. It has come down to an inability to see eye to eye over marketing and distribution plans for the two films. (DH)

Rosamund Pike To Play War Reporter Marie Colvin

Rosamund Pike will star in the untitled film that will follow the career of war reporter Marie Colvin. Arash Amel has written the script, which adapts Marie Brenner’s 2012 Vanity Fair article Marie Colvin’s Private War. (EMP)

Crackle Renews ‘Snatch,’ Adds 50 Cent Drama Series ‘The Oath’

Sony’s streaming platform has also handed out a third season pickup to comedy SuperMansion and put projects from Kate Bosworth and Zachary Levi in development as part of its upfront slate. (THR)

Netflix Orders Animated ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Series

The 22-episode series, inspired by the popular ‘80s computer game, will star Gina Rodriguez as Carmen. Finn Wolfhard will co-star as The Player. (VER)

Marvel Confirms San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Hall H Panel

Marvel fans can now breathe a sigh of relief as the film studio has confirmed they will have a presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year. They’ll be quite keen to get the word out about Thor: Ragnarok and teasing Black Panther. (SR)

‘King Kong’ TV Series With A Female Lead Officially In The Works

IM Global and MarVista Entertainment are teaming up to reinvent King Kong Skull Island with the first-ever live-action TV program. The series intends to cast a female lead and multicultural ensemble cast. (IW)

‘King Arthur’s Joby Harold & Tory Tunnell Move Safehouse Banner To Warner Bros; Sci-Fi Pic Next

Warner Bros. has signed a two-year production deal with Safehouse Pictures and its principals Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell. Safehouse moves from a Sony deal that is ending. (DH)

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