Scream


Facebook appoints MTV exec for originals push

Facebook has appointed MTV Networks executive Mina Lefevre as head of development for its original content efforts. Lefevre, who confirmed her move in a post on Facebook, was previously executive vice-president, development and programming and head of scripted at MTV. She will stay based in Los Angeles, working out of Facebook’s new offices in Playa […]

Netflix reveals global bingeing habits

Netflix users tend to burn through The Walking Dead and Orange is the New Black, but take their time on House of Cards and Bloodline, according to new data from the SVOD service. Netflix has revealed ‘The Binge Scale’, which it claims shows how customers in more than 190 countries consume more than 100 serialised […]

Spike peers into The Mist with Stephen King

US cable channel Spike is to remake horror movie The Mist. The network has ordered a ten-part scripted series based on the film, with TWC-Dimension Television, which is part of The Weinstein Company, attached to produce. The film, based on a King novella, followed a seemingly innocuous mist that sweeps over a small town and […]

Halloween treat as MTV confirms Scream

Youth-skewed channel MTV has taken its TV adaptation of horror movie franchise Scream to series. A 10-episode series is scheduled to hit the air in October 2015, with MTV coproducing with Dimension TV, the television unit of Scream studio Dimension Films. Harvey and Bob Weinstein will executive produce, alongside Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena, […]

MTV adapting Scream for TV

MTV is developing a one-hour pilot based on the horror film franchise Scream, with the movie’s director Wes Craven lined up to join the project. The Viacom-owned US cable channel is working on the project with Dimension Films, with discussions underway with “various” writers for a series that would launch in summer 2014. Diga Vision […]

C More snags Miramax programming deal

Nordic pay TV platform C More has inked a content deal with Miramax. The agreement gives the pay TV service a raft of Miramax movie titles including There Will Be Blood, The Cider House Rules, Chocolat, Chicago, Jackie Brown, The Hours and Scream. C More can show the movies on its linear channels as well […]