Salma Hayek Gets ‘Wicked’ on TV!

Forget home, there’s no place like Oz. Salma Hayek and ABC are developing an eight-part miniseries adaptation based on the Oz-centric book “Wicked,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Gregory Maguire’s best seller retells the “Wizard of Oz” story from the sympathetic viewpoint of the Wicked Witch of the West, the green Elphaba. It has already […]

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NBC Universal Cable Channel Syfy to Make Movies

LOS ANGELES – Syfy, the cable channel behind such series as “Warehouse 13” and the “Ghost Hunters” reality shows, is getting into the movie business. The channel, part of NBC Universal, said Wednesday it will join with sister company Universal Pictures to release one to two films a year with budgets between $5 million and […]

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Sarah Palin Pitching Reality Show

Sarah Palin dipped her foot further into the Hollywood pool this week. In addition to her appearance on ‘The Tonight Show,’ Palin is in talks with network executives, and with veteran reality show producer Mark Burnett (‘Survivor‘), to launch an unscripted series about Alaska. Palin’s either a political genius or a woman who’s trying to […]

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