Sony Warns Of $962 Million Goodwill Loss, Says Studio Is Not For Sale

Sony Corp. has revealed that its Pictures Division will take an “impairment loss” of $962 million in the three months to December, the third quarter of its financial year. (VAR)

Max Minghella Directing ‘Teen Spirit’

Max Minghella is stepping up to direct one of his own scripts entitled Teen Spirit, and has La La Land‘s producer, Fred Berger, aiding him. (EMP)

CW Takes Sky Adventure Series ‘Hooten & The Lady’ For U.S.

Sky Vision, the international production and distribution arm of Sky, says the deal marks its first one with the U.S. network. (THR)

Gina Rodriguez Signs Overall Deal With CBS Studios

Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez and her production company I Can and I Will Productions have signed a multi-year overall deal with CBS Studios. (WRAP)

‘Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger': Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph Cast In Freeform Series

Disney Channel alum Olivia Holt and The Night Of‘s Aubrey Joseph have landed the leads in Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, an upcoming series at Freeform. (TVL)

NBC Gives ‘The Good Place’ A Second Season

NBC has picked up The Good Place for a 13-episode second season. The half-hour sitcom from Parks and Recreation vet Mike Schur follows Kristen Bell’s adventures in the afterlife alongside a mysterious supernatural being with an affinity for bowties played by Ted Danson. (VUL)

Steve Shill On Board To Direct ‘All The Queen’s Men’ Historical Series

Steve Shill has been tapped to direct the epic series All the Queen’s Men from a script written by Stewart Harcourt. The series is being developed for Tayox TV and Ingenious Media. (DH)

OWN Orders A New Tyler Perry Comedy, Cancels 2 Others

The Paynes will join the schedule, while Love Thy Neighbor and For Better or Worse are set to end after their upcoming seasons. (THR)

CN Greenlights ‘Summer Camp Island’ Based On Julia Pott Short

Cartoon Network has given the greenlight to an animated series based Julia Pott’s original short, Summer Camp Island. The short film just completed a hot run at the Sundance Film Festival. (AM)

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