Scott Stuber In Talks To Run Netflix Film Initiative

The exec has not closed a deal, and he also is said to have met recently with Viacom CEO Bob Bakish regarding a possible role running Paramount. (THR)

DreamWorks Pictures Makes Good On ‘Bad Cop, Bad Cop’ Spec With Fortune Feimster Attached To Star

DreamWorks Pictures just picked up the spec screenplay Bad Cop, Bad Cop written by Fortune Feimster, Brian Jarvis and Jim Freeman, with Feimster attached to star. (DH)

‘Empire’s’ Taye Diggs To Star In ABC’s End Of Days-Themed ‘Doomsday’ Pilot

Taye Diggs — who’s currently recurring on Fox’s Empire as Taraji P. Henson’s love interest — is set to star in ABC’s apocalyptic drama pilot Doomsday. (TVL)

Oliver Hudson To Co-Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Splitting Up Together’

Oliver Hudson has booked the co-lead in ABC’s comedy pilot Splitting Up Together, opposite Jenna Fischer. (VAR)

Casey Wilson To Play Busy Philipps’ Sister In Tina Fey Comedy

Casey Wilson will star opposite Busy Philipps’ in the NBC comedy pilot from Tina Fey. Bradley Whitford will also star in the comedy as the sisters’ father, Henry Sackett. (TVG)

Bobby Moynihan Joins CBS Pilot, In The Beginnings Of A Possible Exit From SNL

Bobby Moynihan, who is currently in his ninth season on Saturday Night Live, has signed on to star in the CBS comedy pilot Me, Myself and I. (VUL)

Rumor Mill: Warren Beatty And Faye Dunaway Couldn’t Stop Fighting Before Oscars

Hollywood insiders say that feuding between Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway may have helped bungle the Best Picture presentation at the Oscars well before the awards show even started. (PS)

Screenwriters: Tips For A Successful Film Festival Experience, Part 1

With 4,000+ film festivals around the world and a festival in just about every city, it can be overwhelming for any filmmaker maneuvering through the film festival circuit. What festivals should you be submitting to? (SM)

 

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