Latest Cancellations, Renewals & Series Orders

The broadcast networks are making decisions by the second on what’s staying and what’s going next season as Upfront Week looms. Keep track of all the latest moves.  (DH)

Johnny Depp: A Star In Crisis And The Insane Story Of His “Missing” Millions

An explosive legal battle between one of Hollywood’s best-paid actors and the business managers he fired has laid bare tumultuous finances, outrageous spending and troubling behavior on Disney’s new ‘Pirates’ movie in a case that could even change how the industry does business. (THR)

‘Modern Family’ Is Sticking Around For At Least Two More Seasons

ABC renewed Modern Family for two seasons, a deal that ensures the series will run at least through Season 10 and produce at least 232 episodes. (CNN)

Fox 2000 Wins Tom Hanks-Luke Davies ‘News Of The World’ Package

Fox 2000 will turn the Paulette Jiles novel News Of The World into a feature star vehicle for Tom Hanks. Lion scribe Luke Davies is adapting the book and Playtone’s Gary Goetzman and Hanks are producing with The Danish Girl‘s Gail Mutrux. (DH)

Fox Developing World War II Movie ‘Liberty Road’ With Chernin Entertainment

Fox 2000 is developing the World War II action movie Liberty Road. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger of Automatik Entertainment are attached to produce with Chernin Entertainment. (VAR)

‘Fast And The Furious’ Creator To Direct Comic Book Adaptation ‘Razor’

The comic book adaptation from Rob Cohen will be introduced to buyers at the upcoming Marche du Film at Cannes. (THR)

Live-Action ‘Judge Dredd’ TV Series In The Works

The world’s grumpiest law keeper is now taking aim at our TV screens as live-action series Judge Dredd: Mega City One is now in the works. Rebellion bosses and producers Jason and Chris Kingsley, along with IM Global’s Stuart Ford are backing this new small screen outing. (EMP)

Cannes 2017: 22 Films We Can’t Wait To See At This Year’s Festival

From returning auteurs, fresh discoveries and some serious safe bets, here are 22 films we’re most excited to see at this year’s festival. (IW)

Strange Things Are Afoot At The WB (Studio Series)

Warner is going to keep putting out a lot of movies each year, and once it figures out what to do with New Line, there will be that aspect of it as well. On top of that, while Emmerich’s work at the top of the film division has just started, it’s fair to give him some time to put his own stamp on things, which he undoubtedly will. (TB)



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