Bill Clinton

Clinton drama The President is Missing heads for Showtime

Showtime has acquired the television rights to the upcoming Bill Clinton novel The President Is Missing, co-authored by James Patterson. In July this year, it was revealed that Clinton and Patterson were shopping TV and film rights to the upcoming novel in Hollywood. The rights were acquired by Showtime in what has been reported to […]

History greenlights Bill Clinton scripted drama

A+E’s History has ordered a six-episode scripted drama series titled The Breach: Inside the Impeachment of Bill Clinton, the first of an annual presidential miniseries strand first announced in March. Based on Peter Baker’s New York Times bestseller, The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton, the series will be executive produced […]

Bill Clinton heads to Hollywood with President pitch

Former US President Bill Clinton is in Hollywood this week pitching a book he’s co-authored with James Patterson. Clinton and Patterson are shopping TV and film rights to upcoming novel The President is Missing to studios and producers in Tinseltown, according to US reports. CAA is representing the rights and “orchestrating” the meetings, Deadline reported. […]

Netflix enters CNN’s Race For the White House

Netflix, DR and Foxtel are among international buyers of a CNN original docuseries about famous US presidential races. Race For the White House is a 6x60mins series from prodcos Raw and Trigger Street Productions, and comes as America gears up for the battle between Democrat nominee Hilary Clinton and Republican firebrand Donald Trump to lead […]

Alfred Haber taking Elton John around the world

Alfred Haber Television has taken international rights to BRITs Icon: Elton John, a 90-minute gala concert featuring the musician. The concert was held to celebrate the singer winning the inaugural Icon Award at the British Record Industry Trust (BRITs) annual award ceremony. As well as the live performance the 90-minute special, which went out on […]

Cinema deal means Sky Atlantic misses out on Behind the Candelabra

HBO has secured a UK theatrical distributor for its upcoming Liberace movie Behind the Candelabra, meaning it sits outside of the premium programmer’s output deal with Sky Atlantic and will not automatically feed through to the channel. Behind the Candelabra has aired on HBO in the US after the premium programmer stepped up and made […]

Martin Scorsese making Bill Clinton documentary for HBO

Martin Scorsese is making a feature doc about Bill Clinton. The film is being made for HBO and with the ex-US president’s full cooperation. The Clinton doc marks the fourth time that Scorsese has worked with HBO, with the vaunted filmmaker having previously made docs Public Speaking and George Harrison: Living in the Material World […]