Arnold Schwarzenegger

Snapchat taps Arnold Schwarzenegger, Serena Williams for ‘creator shows’

Social media company Snap is moving further into original programming by tapping celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Serena Williams for its newly launched ‘Creator Shows’. The content will last between three and five minutes, with eight to 10 episodes per season, and will feature celebrities such as Williams, Schwarzenegger and Kevin Hart, along with creators […]

Amazon develops Western with Arnie

Amazon Studios is developing a Western drama set in the 1800s with former California governor and action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Outrider will be set in the American Wild West, in an Oklahoma Indian territory, following a deputy tasked with not only apprehending a dangerous outlaw in the wilderness, but also with a ruthless federal […]

Amazon developing Conan the Barbarian reboot

Amazon has reportedly put a Conan the Barbarian reboot into development. The move follows the US$250 million acquisition of remake rights to the Lord of the Rings franchise as part of SVOD service Amazon’s strategy to target Game of Thrones-scale projects. Colony co-creator Ryan Condal, Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones), Warren Littlefield (Fargo, The Handmaid’s […]

MGM wants to join unscripted’s big league

A year ago, MGM’s Chris Ottinger (left) told TBI that the studio was going to become a powerhouse in unscripted TV. MGM subsequently took control of Mark Burnett’s United Artists Media Group in December, giving the studio a pipeline of reality hits from the US superproducer, and putting the company a lot closer to delivering […]

Channel 4 sets Schwarzenegger stunt special

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a one-off, two-hour special in which action star Arnold Schwarzenegger’s lists death-defy feats caught on camera. Arnie’s 50 Greatest Ever Stunt comes from UK indie Zig Zag Productions, and will see the actor-politicians chronicling daredevil antics such as Jean-Claude Van Damme doing the splits in between two speeding lorries […]

Hollywood stars making eco series for Nat Geo

A raft of Hollywood stars are on board the new series of Years of Living Dangerously, the eco doc from National Geographic. Fox-owned Nat Geo will put the new series out in the US and across its international footprint. It sets out to raise awareness of the effects of climate change and will launch next […]

Schwarzenegger joins NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice

Arnold Schwarzenegger is to succeed Donald Trump in the boardroom of NBC’s business reality show The Celebrity Apprentice. The show’s future had been thrown in doubt after NBC terminated its working relationship with controversial businessman and US presidential hopeful Trump after controversial remarks he made about Mexican immigrants in America. However, former Californian governor and […]