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.
Conan O’Brien’s Conan Without Borders trip to Haiti, announced right after President Trump reportedly made disparaging remarks about the island nation, will air as a primetime special Saturday, January 27 at 10p on TBS. Someone’s in a hurry – O’Brien just landed in Haiti yesterday. It’s the shortest time ever between the filming and airing […]
An immigration-themed reboot of 1994-2000 family drama Party of Five landed a put pilot commitment from Freeform. The new version, from original series creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman and Sony Pictures Television, follows the five Buendias children after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.
The 67th NBA All-Star Game will once again pit LeBron James versus Stephen Curry, who have been named team captains after finishing as the All-Star starter from each conference who received the most fan votes in his conference. Team LeBron vs. Team Stephen will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 8p on TNT and […]
ESL announced that the world’s top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition, CS:GO Pro League will now run exclusively to Facebook in 2018. In partnership with WESA, the deal kicks off with the upcoming Season Seven starting Feb. 13 and run for four seasons of Pro League, through December 2019. ESL will also broadcast one of its […]
Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy) signed a new 2-year deal with ABC Studios, paving the way for a renewal of the medical drama for seasons 15 and 16. As part of the agreement, reportedly worth $20 million per year, Pompeo becomes a producer for Grey’s and a co-exec producer on its upcoming untitled spin-off.