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.
Showtime issued a statement responding to complaints that Sacha Baron Cohen posed as a disabled veteran to dupe interviewees on new comedy Who Is America?. “Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that,” said Showtime. “In Sunday’s episode, during […]
Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) inked a new three-year deal with Sony Pictures Television, his home for eleven years, that calls for him to continue as EP/showrunner on Better Call Saul with Peter Gould, as well as develop new projects via his High Bridge Productions. “Vince is a cornerstone of the success of Sony Pictures Television […]
With the World Cup generating $269 million in estimated ad revenue for in game advertising alone, the tournament accounted for 6.04 billion TV ad impressions on 8,576 ad airings across six networks, according to iSpot.tv (TV ad analytics) & Canvs (emotion measurement). Overall, Volkswagen topped estimated spend for the tournament with $22.79 million, followed by […]
The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee locked in Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis to host the 2023-2026 Final Fours. The announcement wrapped up a year-long process that included seven finalist cities that also included Detroit, Los Angeles and North Texas.
President Trump has granted a follow-up White House interview to CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, slated for Wednesday, July 18. Glor talked to POTUS in Scotland, ahead of Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin.