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New Times Managing Editor Tim Elfrink to Consult on Showtime Drama Dope

May 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

By Ciara LaVelle, Miami New Times CSA Image Friday, Deadline reported that Showtime is developing an hourlong drama about athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs and a South Florida doctor who provides them. The site also reported that New Times managing editor Tim Elfrink will consult on the series, along with former New Times reporter Gus […]

CANNES: Baltasar Kormakur to Direct Michael Douglas-Ronald Reagan Film

May 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

Baltasar Kormakur, an Icelandic helmer-producer who’s become one of Hollywood’s hottest film directors, is in discussions to direct “Reykjavik,” a historical drama chronicling the 1986 Reykjavik Kormakur, who was born and raised in the Icelandic capital, would take over the long-gestating project that Ridley Scott and Mike Newell once considered directing. Michael Douglas is attached […]

Showtime Developing Drama About Business of Doping Pro Athletes

May 19th, 2014 (No Comments)

EXCLUSIVE: Showtime has put in development Dope, an hourlong drama about the business of performance-enhancing drugs for athletes and the doctor who popularized it in South Florida. The project is timely in light of the Alex Rodriguez scandal, but it is fictional and not based on recent events. David Hollander (Ray Donovan) is writing the […]

Weinstein Co. Adapting ‘Haunting of Sunshine Girl’ Web Series Into Book, Film Franchise

May 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

Paige McKenzie, who stars on the paranormal show, will lead the YA film adaptation, and the first book is planned for Spring 2015. The Weinstein Company has closed a muliplatform deal to adapt popular web series The Haunting of Sunshine Girl into both a YA book and film franchise. The web series, which has gotten […]