The Justice Department is moving to terminate legal rules that have governed the movie industry since the late 1940s, a step that could shake up how movies are distributed and the terms on which they hit the big screen.
Writer and producer Julian Breece and writer and journalist Ira Madison III are ready to get Canceled. The pair are collaborating as co-creators and writers of the Warner Bros. Television half-hour dark comedy Canceled with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter of Berlanti Productions executive producing and Kevin Donahue attached to produce.
Netflix has closed deals with Robert Towne and David Fincher to work up a pilot script for a prequel to the 1974 classic film Chinatown, sources tell Deadline. Towne won an Oscar for scripting a drama that mixed fact and fiction to tell the story of a private eye hired to expose an adulterer who instead uncovers far more unsavory things.