Rhythm & Hues Gets $5M To Finish Legendary’s ‘Seventh Son’

Court judge allows Legendary Pictures to loan the post-production house a $4.9M loan to complete work on ‘Seventh Son’ starring Jeff Bridges. (DH)

In The Trenches of TV Development Part One: The Showrunners

A look at how things have changed in television development and how they might evolve. (SSN) 

Film Development (2/21/13)

A look at recent film development news. (SSN)

Oscars 2013 Best Picture Race

The Guardian’s look at 5 reasons why it’s anybody’s guess this year (GUA)

Networks Share The Midseason Ratings Pain

Hits include: ‘Swamp People,’ ‘American Idol,’ ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘The Following,’ ‘Downton Abbey,’ and ‘Killing Lincoln.’ Misses include: ‘Touch,’ ‘1600 Penn,’ ‘Deception,’ ‘Smash,’ and ‘Monday Mornings.’ (VAR)

 Why Lindsay Lohan’s ‘The Canyons’ Said No to Harvey Weinstein

Magnolia Pictures and Weinstein’s Radius both were courting the filmmakers for rights to the film, majority financed by Kickstarter; Radius asked for final cut and director Paul Schrader refused. IFC picked up rights after a two-week courtship. (THR)

Producers Guild Awards shift to early date in 2014

The PGA moves their fete to January 19, 2014, shortly after the Screen Actors Guild Awards moved their 2014 date up 10 days to January 18. (LAT)

Hollywood Interns: Fox Lawsuit Likely to Break Ground

Fox Entertainment Group suit started in 2011 on allegations the company violated minimum wage and overtime laws via their unpaid production internship program. The case is considered a test case sure to shape current corporate internship polices; a ruling is expected by year’s end. (THRE)

Shia LaBeouf Left Orphans Because of Beef With Alec Baldwin

In an e-mail exchange between LaBeouf and the play’s director Daniel Sullivan, Sullivan replied, “I’m too old for disagreeable situations. You’re one hell of a great actor. Alec is who he is. You are who you are. You two are incompatible. I should have known it.” (VUL)

Dexter’s Michael C. Hall: People respond to the dark side

Hall, whose season 8 of ‘Dexter’ starts this summer, says: “I don’t want to close that door but another open-ended commitment to something that could potentially go five or more years is a little daunting at this point.” (MET)

Karl Gibson

Karl Gibson (Editor, Studio System News) has worked in the Los Angeles media sector for over 15 years. His editorial experience encompasses over 1,400 printed daily, festival and special editions of ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ where he covered news desks and event coverage as Editorial Business Analyst from 2001 to 2008. He has worked for The New York Times Company, PR Newswire, The Knight Digital Media Center and appeared as a media panelist for events, festivals and television. Karl also has handled event, premiere and awards show coverage for over seven awards seasons.

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  1. Rocky Shimaoka

    Lindsay Lohan starred alongside Jamie Lee Curtis in the 2003 remake of Disney’s family comedy Freaky Friday. At Lohan’s initiative, her character was rewritten and changed from a Goth style to be more relatable.-‘,`

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