After years in development and a few different homes, Powers is finally set to debut on the PlayStation Network.
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Amy Adams has spoken to USA Today about her planned Today show interview, which was scheduled to take place Monday morning. The segment was intended to tout Adams’ starring role as artist Margaret Keane in Big Eyes—but Adams’ appearance was nixed by Today after Adams expressed discomfort with the show asking her about the recent Sony hack. Adams’ name was floated around after hacked e-mails revealed pay discrepancies in the film between Adams and co-star Jennifer Lawrence and their male American Hustle co-stars Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper. READ FULL STORY
The Monday morning after she hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Amy Adams was at Rockefeller Center again to promote her new movie about artist Margaret Keane, Big Eyes, on the Today show. But her interview was yanked at the last moment after producers informed the Oscar nominee that she would be asked about the Sony cyberattack that ultimately led to the studio pulling The Interview from theaters. Adams was opposed to discussing the matter during what was planned to be a rather brief conversation. Though Adams has nothing to do with Sony’s provocative comedy, she became a footnote in the story when hackers leaked internal Sony information indicating that she and Jennifer Lawrence had been paid less than their male co-stars for American Hustle.
It’s unclear who, if anyone, behaved badly here, but feelings were definitely bruised. READ FULL STORY
Your streaming docket is about to get a bit more crowded. Powers is a new series from Sony Pictures Television—the studio that produced Breaking Bad—that will be entirely exclusive to Playstation owners.
Based on the long-running comics series of the same name by writer Brian Michael Bendis (who also scribes a number of Marvel books like Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy) and artist Mike Van Oeming (who’s currently wrapping up The Mice Templar), the series follows detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, two cops on the Powers beat, investigating crimes involving superhumans.
Over 25 years after Married… With Children helped launch Fox into a major player in the network television arena, the Bundy family may finally see a return to TV.
It looks like The Blacklist will be rolling in the dough.
Netflix has acquired the streaming rights to the NBC crime procedural from Sony Pictures Television in a hefty $2 million fee per episode, EW has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.
The $2 million price tag will be the largest per-episode fee paid by a subscription-based video-on-demand company for a television show. While Netflix gets the first window on the streaming rights to the show, Sony TV will also be selling The Blacklist to broadcast and cable networks for syndication. The show was a ratings hit for NBC, garnering strong viewership for a freshman drama, and securing a full 22-episode renewal for a second season.
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