Robert Zemeckis


3 Ball partners with indie producer Halpern

LA-based 3 Ball Entertainment has signed a coproduction deal with indie producer Rebecca Halpern. The deal will see 3 Ball and Rebecca Halpern Productions developing unscripted and scripted content for television, OTT services and digital platforms. “Several” projects are already underway, according to 3 Ball co-CEOs Todd A. Nelson and Ross Weintraub. Halpern was previously […]

History to open Blue Book with Robert Zemeckis

US cable channel History has ordered a straight-to-series drama from Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis. The Academy Award-winner is executive producer on Blue Book, which will run to ten episodes. History cousin A+E Networks will produce the series, which will chronicle top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFOs in the mid-20th century. It […]

Syfy unveils Jamie Foxx horror at Upfront

NBCUniversal-owned cable channel Syfy has ordered a Jamie Foxx-directed horror anthology series, a new Fox Television Studios drama and a trio of factual shows. At its Upfront this week, Syfy announced Hollywood actor Foxx’s Foxxhole Productions and Universal Cable Productions were working on an untitled scripted series that “tells creepy morality tales with themes such […]