When mainstream filmmakers start taking on VR projects, it’s a good sign that the technology is on its way to the mainstream. That’s why this is significant: Doug Liman, director of big-budget Hollywood films such as The Bourne Identity and Edge of Tomorrow, is collaborating with Conde Nast Entertainment and the virtual reality company Jaunt VR on a new VR project. Liman and his production partner Julina Tatlock, along with screenwriter Melisa Wallack, will produce Invisible, a scripted six-part VR action-adventure series. The episodes, which will roll out later in 2016, will be directed by Liman, Jerome Sable, and Michael Litwak. The series will first premiere on the Samsung Milk VR, and then become available on Jaunt’s VR apps and CNE’s digital video platform The Scene.
Nashville’s 6th season will be its last. “After more than 120 episodes of unforgettable television, we believe that creatively it is time for the series to come to a triumphant close,” said Kevin Beggs, chairman of producer Lionsgate Television Group. Nashville, which moved from ABC for season 5, ranks as CMT’s highest-rated and most-watched show […]
George Clooney is headed back the small screen. The ER alum will star in and direct a 6-episode series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, based on the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire a full stake Otter Media, its joint digital video venture with the Chernin Group, according to a new report from Digiday. Otter Media – whose properties include Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, Hello Sunshine, and Gunpowder & Sky – was first formed in 2014. Since its inception, it’s been a purely […]
Dana Walden, the co-chair and CEO of Fox Television Group, has joined Hulu’s board of directors. Two other Fox execs already were already serving on the board: Peter Rice, the President of 21st Century Fox, and Brian Sullivan, the President and COO of Fox Networks Group’s Digital Consumer Group. 21st Century Fox currently owns a […]
December will bring a new season of the National Lacrosse League, the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, with the league announcing the Twitter Game of the Week schedule for the second year in a row, featuring a free live broadcast of a key matchup as well as playoff and Champion’s Cup […]