The 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters brought with it a re-release over Labor Day weekend that earned $1.76 million at the box office. And with it, more talk of a potential Ghostbusters 3. Well, forget that, and think about this reality instead: Paul Feig re-teaming with Katie Dippold — he directed her screenplay of The Heat (which grossed $159 million last summer). Sony brought Feig onto the Ghostbusters team earlier this year after original franchise director Ivan Reitman dropped out this spring. Feig expressed interest in ditching the threequel idea for a complete reboot. And now he’s gotten Sony on...Read More
Day: October 8, 2014
Jay Leno: Gone from NBC late-night, but not forgotten by NBCUniversal. Jay Leno’s Garage online, and soon on CNBC?
When Jay Leno signed off this spring as host of NBC’s The Tonight Show for his second time, he meant it. And some speculated Leno might wind up following his former network boss Jeff Zucker over to Zucker’s new network on cable and CNN. But Jay Leno’s Garage has remained active as an NBC site and webseries, producing new videos; the most recent, two days ago, about his Meyers Manx Dune Buggy. The website won an Emmy in 2011 for Outstanding Special Class, Short-Form Nonfiction Programs (read: documentary webseries). So why go anywhere? Why leave NBCUniversal if you don’t...Read More