The Rocky Horror Picture Show

10 MIPCOM trends

MIPCOM has ended with no major dramas of the ash cloud, flood or industrial action kind, but several of the small-screen variety, with Shonda Rhimes gracing Cannes alongside actors Jenna Coleman (Victoria), Rutger Hauer (Mata Hari), Kiefer Sutherland (Designated Survivor) and the cast of Versailles. Curvy Supermodel led the unscripted charge, and on the kids front, […]

MIPCOM 2016 in numbers

The organisers of MIPCOM have reported 14,000 attendees for this year’s event. Of that total, 4,900 were buyers, and 1,500 of the acquisition execs were working for digital and SVOD services. Reed Midem said the kids-focused MIPJunior event, which ran on the weekend before MIPCOM, had a record 1,600 attendees, compared with the 1,400 reported last […]

Fox making Rocky Horror TV special

US broadcast network Fox is planning to air a TV version of cult classic movie and stage play The Rocky Horror Picture Show. High School Musical’s Kenny Ortega will direct and choreograph the two-hour special, and Gail Berman, the former Fox Entertainment boss, will exec produce. Lou Adler, who produced the original 1975 movie, is also […]