American Hustle


Apple to develop best-selling novel Shantaram

Apple is set to develop Gregory David Robert’s best-selling novel Shantaram, with American Hustle’s Warren Singer serving as the show’s writer. Shantaram, which follows an Australian bank robber who escapes from prison and flees to India, has been a hot property across TV and film with a range of producers wanting to work on adaptations. […]

Dish bags 4K content from Sony

US satcaster Dish Network has bought 4K movies and series from Sony Pictures Entertainment, plus indie distributors The Orchard and Mance Media. The Ultra HD content will be made available to Dish customers with a 4K Joey-connected Hopper set-top boxes on 4K televisions. From Sony comes The Amazing Spiderman, Captain Phillips, American Hustle, Momuments Men […]

TalkTalk cuts FilmFlex VOD deal

UK telecom operator TalkTalk has struck a deal with white label video-on-demand aggregator FilmFlex Movies to bring additional on-demand movies to its TV platform, including day-and-date releases. Under the multi-year contract, TalkTalk will be able to offer new movies from FilmFlex to subscribers to its Essentials TV and Plus TV packages. TalkTalk will offer a […]

Sky Deutschland snags movie premieres

Sky Deutschland has secured first-broadcast pay-TV and SVOD rights to a clutch of Oscar-nominated independent films, including American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave and Philomena. The rights come through deals with independent film distributors Tobis, Prokino and SquareOne Entertainment. These cover linear distribution through Sky’s film channels as well as SVOD rights for broadcast over […]