Turner Classic Movies Looks To The Future With Help From Paul Thomas Anderson, Scorsese, Spielberg

Those three are stepping up to help curate programming for Turner Classic Movies, amid a tumultuous week of layoffs and leadership changes that had fans worried about the future of the channel. L-r: Filmmakers Paul Thomas Anderson, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg.

Hillary Clinton, Steven Spielberg Women’s Voting Anthology Lands At The CW

Steven Spielberg Walks Away From CBS’s ‘Bull’

Spielberg’s Push Against Netflix Hits A Nerve

Reports that Steven Spielberg intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online. It has found the legendary filmmaker at odds with some industry heavyweights, who have pointed out that Netflix has been an important supporter of minority filmmakers and stories, especially in awards campaigns, while also reigniting the ongoing streaming versus theatrical debate.

Apple In Deal For ‘Amazing Stories’ Reboot

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is betting on acclaimed director and producer Steven Spielberg for its first major foray into creating original video content. Journal subscribers can read the full story here. The deal with the Jaws and Jurassic Park director’s Amblin Television, along with Comcast-owned NBCUniversal’s TV production arm, is to develop new episodes of Amazing Stories, which originally aired between 1985 and 1987 on NBC.

DreamWorks Trio Gives $90M To Nursing Home

King, Spielberg Team On Showtime Drama Series