Scott Stuber To Netflix As Jim Gianopulos Front-Runner For Paramount With Mike De Luca For Film Unit

Scott Stuber is expected to take the Netflix motion picture job as word comes that after a second round of talks with a number of candidates, the former chairman of 20th Century Fox Jim Gianopulos has emerged as the front-runner to run Paramount along with Michael De Luca overseeing the motion picture division of the studio. (DH)

Director Joe Carnahan Exits ‘Bad Boys 3′

Bad Boys 3, a.k.a. Bad Boys for Life, has lost director Joe Carnahan. Some say the director has left due to scheduling conflicts, but other sources say it was the dreaded “creative differences.” (THR)

DreamWorks Animation Cancels Hugh Jackman-Led Musical ‘Larrikins’

Hugh Jackman was poised to get back to his musical and ancestral roots in the animated Australia-set musical Larrikins, but now it appears that won’t be happening after all. (COLL)

‘The O.C.’ Alum Alan Dale Joins CW’s ‘Dynasty’ Reboot

Alan Dale has joined the CW’s Dynasty pilot. The reboot hails from The O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. (VAR)

Cristela Alonzo Joins Jason Ritter-Starring ABC Pilot ‘The Gospel Of Kevin’

The actress/stand-up comedian will costar in The Gospel of Kevin, the network’s upcoming dramedy pilot written by Agent Carter executive producers Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters. (TVL)

Laverne Cox Lands ABC Role Not Written For A Trans Performer

ABC announced she’ll be the co-lead on The Trustee, a female buddy cop pilot from Warner Bros. TV and Elizabeth Banks and Max Handleman’s company, Brownstone Productions. (WRAP)

Tom Hardy Drama ‘Taboo’ Renewed For Season 2 By BBC One & FX

BBC One and FX are reteaming with Ridley Scott’s Scott Free London and Tom Hardy’s Hardy Son & Baker for a second season of Taboo. (DH)

IndieWire Stands With Women: 27 TV Shows Created By Women, Starring Women, That We Absolutely Love

From 30 Rock to UnReal, we celebrate the great TV that’s been brought to us by female creators. (IW)

Screenwriters: Tips For A Successful Film Festival Experience, Part 2

Rona Edwards elaborates on her film festival advice, helping you sift through the thousands of film festivals out there to know where your film belongs. (SM)



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