When Robert Iger takes over as CEO of Disney in ten days, he'll have his eyes set on building the brand. But what does that entail? The first step is a deal with Verizon to get Disney cable stations (Disney Channel, ABC Family, etc) on their expanded basic cable package. Which is a good move, because ABC Family shows Cruel Intentions like twice a day, and nothing says Disney like Sarah Michelle "You can put it anywhere..." Gellar.
Jim Carrey is likely to star in Number 23,
a thriller about a guy who finds a book that appears to be about his
life - until it ends in murder! Duh-duh-duhnn. Joel Schumacher will
direct the film this fall, whilst waiting for Lem Dobbs to complete
rewrites on The Crowded Room.
Paramount is working on a comedy about an all-girl rollerderby team, which they describe as A League of Their Own meets Dodgeball. If that means it somehow involves Rosie O'Donnell and a bag of wrenches, we're totally there. Incidentally, all Weblogs, Inc readers who have questions about rollerderby should direct them to TV Squad's own Lacy Hall. She's totally into it.
Brace yourself, J.T. fans: Scott Foundas finds Edison to be lackluster on pretty much every level.