Executive producer/director Barry Sonnenfeld has some Man-ly pursuits in mind for CBS, or more like Man-ly rules.
The Emmy winner, in conjunction with Tannenbaum Co. and Sony Pictures TV, is developing a comedy series for the Eye called Things a Man Should Never Do Past 30, The Hollywood Reporter reports.
Shot single-camera style, the show will ...
Imagine's Brian Grazer has landed a commitment from Fox for a drama about the FBI, the first series in more than 35 years to have the full cooperation of the feds. The project, to be penned by Chap Taylor (Changing Lanes), revolves around a character based on John O'Neill, the real-life G-man who warned the FBI about Al Qaeda early on, only to be ignored.... Per Variety, NBC has given the go-ahead to a legal thriller from Barry Sonnenfeld (Pushing Daisies) that is centered on a NYC firm populated by civil-case lawyers who "do whatever it takes to win".... Per the Reporter, Oxygen has ordered a true-crime series titled Captured, as well as Deion and Pilar Sanders: Prime Time Love, a reality series fronted by the former pro athlete.
After The Sopranos ended — in a flurry of suspicion and onion rings — rumors started flying: Had creator David Chase kept Tony breathing for a Sopranos movie? ("I never say never," Chase told the Newark Star-Ledger. "An idea could pop into my head where I would go, ‘Wow, that would make a great movie,' but I doubt it.") "It could make a good feature," says director Barry Sonnenfeld, who adapted two beloved TV series, The Addams Family ("No one complained," he says), and Wild Wild West ("Which, let's just say, was problematic"). "But the question is, will the studio that makes the mo
Per the Hollywood Reporter, ER's Linda Cardellini is Paul Walker's love interest (and thus scene upstager) in Heaven Project, a supernatural mystery about a convict who wakes up from his lethal injection in a small Oregon town. Gas up the Mystery Machine!.... James Purefoy (Rome) is in talks to star opposite Nia Vardalos in the rom-com I Hate Valentine's Day.... Barry Sonnenfeld is in negotiations to direct The Box, a contemporary take on the Pandora's-box myth, in the form of a college kid who must save the world from destruction after cracking open you-know-what.
Our first birth on the show is tonight! Or last night, if you're reading this Thursday.... I missed my deadline, and well, you know how that goes
lame. Me. Not TV Guide.Shooting the hospital scenes for this episode gave me a lot of appreciation for all those who don scrubs on Grey's Anatomy. It's one of my very favorite shows, and I now understand why they get paid the big bucks. They're not paid to act they're paid to shoot hospital scenes
that take forever. Especially if all the principles have lots to say around a body on a table. There are, at one point, five of us in a scene and we're all standing around mom-to-be Melanie Paxson's hospital bed. So we had to do several scenes in the same room, and instead of shooting each scene individually, we did each scene directionally. What that means is that the camera stayed in one spot through a taping and then it was moved to another spot and we shot the scene all over again. Still nothing? OK, the point is it made...