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Production Roundup May 16

Production Roundup May 16

Netflix prepares a new live-action He-Man film, Rob Lowe books a comedy series, and Jennifer Lawrence signs onto new dramedy from Office creator. Masters of the Universe (Netflix) He-Man, the famous animated action hero whose toy line and cartoon dominated the 80s,...

Production Roundup May 9

Production Roundup May 9

Another prestige NBA drama is in production. and the popular Percy Jackson series has cast its central trio The Sterling Affairs (FX) Ed O’Neill (Modern Family), Jacki Weaver (Yellowstone) and Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish) are all slated to star in The Sterling...

Production Roundup May 2

Production Roundup May 2

Jason Bateman produces new Netflix drama, the Penguin receives a spinoff series, and Julia Garner signs on for new Australian thriller 12 Scars (Netflix) Netflix, which has previously collaborated with Jason Bateman on the hit drama Ozark, will produce a new crime...

Production Roundup April 25

Production Roundup April 25

Jerry Seinfeld directs a film for Netflix, Jeffrey Dean Morgan headlines a new crime thriller, and Tobias Menzies joins Apple TV+ miniseries. Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story (Netflix) After the successful series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and several stand-up...

Production Roundup April 18

Production Roundup April 18

Luca Guadagnino's tennis drama gains an all-star cast, Benedict Cumberbatch joins a 39 Steps adaptation, and Taylor Hackford returns to noir Challengers (MGM) Luca Guadagnino, the director of a string of sexually charged dramas and thrillers that includes Call Me by...

Production Roundup April 11

Production Roundup April 11

Quentin Tarantino set to direct Justified revival, Omar Epps reimagines The Wood for Showtime, and new Star Wars series prepares for launch. Justified: City Primeval (FX) Having left the hollers of Kentucky eight years ago, Raylan Givens now lives in Miami, a walking...

Production Roundup April 4

Production Roundup April 4

Marlee Matlin set to star in NBC sitcom, Milo Ventimiglia selects his This Is Us follow-up, and Keri Russell joins Netflix's latest political drama series. Untitled Marlee Matlin Project (NBC) Marlee Matlin, who most recently acted in the Academy Award-winning CODA,...

Production Roundup March 28

Production Roundup March 28

Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his scripted series debut, The Boys receives a spinoff and David E. Kelly selects Hulu for his next project Utap (Netflix) Iconic action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is heading to Netflix for his very first starring role in a scripted...

Destination Film to Launch Video Interview Series

Destination Film to Launch Video Interview Series

It’s not easy launching anything during a pandemic, but in 2021 Destination Film Guide launched its successful inaugural print guide and popular website. Early 2022 also saw the launch of our new InSite e-newsletter, which is distributed to a base of over 3,000...