According to Digital Spy, the US version of the UK Channel 4 comedy, Spaced, has been axed by FOX. Supernatural producers, McG and Peter Johnson, and Wonderland Sound and Vision were behind the series, along with Warner Bros. TV and Granada, which holds format rights, Adam Barr and Robert Green.
Supernatural producer McG is to create projects for TheWB.com, a digital network intended to monetize old skeins and original content through ad support.
TheWB.com, targeting the 16-34 demo, will debut in beta next month and officially launch in August. Its content will be distributed through a variety of platforms, including Comcast, Fancast.com and AOL.
Nicholson is also scheduled to attend Creation Entertainment's Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors, to be held Friday-Sunday, April 25 – 27, 2008 at Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, California.
Source: Creation Entertainment.
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Supernatural writer and producer John Shiban's thriller, Otis, will have a special star-studded screening at Creation Entertainment's Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors, to be held Friday-Sunday, April 25 – 27, 2008 at Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, California.
Otis will be released directly to DVD on June 10, 2008.
Among the convention scheduled guests are Mercedes McNab, who played 'Lucy' on Supernatural episode "Fresh Blood" and Ryan Nicholson, FX creator from the series.
Daniel Knauf, who wrote "Something Wicked", Supernatural episode #1.18, has written one of the episodes for Fear Itself, a new 13-episode suspense and horror anthology series from Lionsgate in association with Industry Entertainment, to air on NBC starting May 29, 10-11 p.m. ET.
Knauf's episode, "Family Man", directed by Ronny Yu, is an "action-charged, psychological thriller focuses on a likeable family man who switches bodies with a serial killer after a near-death experience. Now, he must fight from behind bars to keep the murderer from adding his family to the long list of victims." Source.
Supernatural writer and producer, John Shiban, will act as executive producer on Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert upcoming new TV series, Wizard's First Rule.
Based on Terry Goodkind's books series, The Sword of Truth, Wizard's First Rule "is set in a fantasy world of magic and wizards and focuses on the Seeker, a man who is destined to save the world, but not before battling a whole bunch of bad guys." Source.
The series, which has been picked for 22 episodes, has been cleared for broadcast in 84% of the USA and its top 50 markets. Disney-ABC Domestic Television is producing. Also set as executive producers are Joshua Donen and Ned Nalle.
Shooting will start next month, as Wizard's First Rule is set for fall 2008.
Supernatural producer McG's movie, We Are Marshall, is nominated in the Fan Favorite Football Flick category for Tribeca/ESPN Sport Film Festival's Movie Mayhem 2008. To vote for the movie as Fan Favorite, visit the Tribeca site.
"Filmed partially in Huntington and on the Marshall campus in 2006, "We Are Marshall" tells how the school and townspeople struggled to field a team the next year, a decision some thought would best be made by temporarily dropping the sport." Source.
Source: HNN Huntingtonnews.net.
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