Gordon, the producer behind mega-hit series such as "Criminal Minds," "Ray Donovan," "Grey's Anatomy" and telepic
"Warm Springs," which earned him an Emmy, and "Saving Private Ryan," for which he won an Oscar and a Golden Globe, is also president emeritus and former prexy of the Producers Guild.
The film is based on a 1973 ABC telepic
about a young girl who moves in with her father and his girlfriend, and discovers they are sharing the house with devilish creatures.
also dealt skillfully with the common issue of longtime friends as would-be lovers.
In Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Michigan and other states, a new breed of low-budget telepic
and series producers is responding to the spike in demand for family- and faith-friendly content from a clutch of growing cable and digital multicast channels.
She picked up two Emmys in 1974 for the telepic
Tell Me Where It Hurts, and won another as a producer on the 1979 telepic
Still, it may prove challenging to convince potential ticketbuyers that this handsomely lensed indie is something more substantial than a Lifetime woman-in-jeopardy telepic
with R-rated language.
25, Sky scored stellar ratings on its Sky Cinema channel for locally produced Christmas telepic
"Un natale per due."
Pairing a sinister old house with the sort of creatures that haunt one's dreams, the 1973 telepic
inspired del Toro's first outright remake--a suspenseful yet markedly less frightening update he penned with writing partner Matthew Robbins and handed off to comiebook vet Troy Nixey to direct.
Graham Greene's brilliant 1938 study of a murderous boy gangster receives ineffectual screen treatment in this 1964-set version of "Brighton Rock." Despite its vibrant evocation of the English seaside town where Greene set his tale of reckless youth, sexual dysfunction and what he called "the appalling strangeness of God's mercy," writer-director Rowan Joffe's first feature never shakes off the feel of a telepic
with above-average production values, and its unsteady lead performances and often garish stylistic touches make a muddle of the source material's psychological acuity.
But Robert Halmi Jr., RHI prexy and CEO, stresses that it's otherwise business as usual for the telepic
and miniseries maker founded by renowned producer Robert Halmi Sr.
Shooting started last month on the most prestigious commission yet from BBC NI and NI Screen: "Five Minutes of Heaven" is a telepic
written by Guy Hibbert ("Omagh"), starring Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt and directed by German helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel ("Downfall").
ABC programming execs recommitted to the project about two years ago, in the same pitch meeting where Zadan and Meron sold them their vision for a telepic
adaptation of the 2004 Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," which scored for the net during last month's airing.