FYI ORDERS MORE 'KOCKTAILS WITH KHLOE': FYI network has ordered 15 additional episodes of Kocktails with Khloe. The show was the highest-rated premiere that the network has ever had. The network said in a statement, "Khloe and her iconic brand have struck a chord with FYI viewers, who have been extremely interactive with the show on social media. Her ability to draw upscale millennial viewers across all our platforms in record numbers is a game changer for FYI."
IDRIS ELBA JOINS 'THE MOUNTAINS BETWEEN US': Idris Elba is working out a deal to star in the big screen adaptation of Charles Martin's novel, The Mountains Between Us. The story involves a male doctor and a female writer who survive a plane crash and work to get out of the mountains while dealing with their injuries. Charlie Hunnam and Rosamund Pike were previously attached to the project.
ABC PILOT 'PEARL' ADDS CANDICE BERGEN: Former Murphy Brown star Candice Bergen will be returning to TV in a new ABC comedy called Pearl. She will play the matriarch of a family who finds out she has cancer and tries to focus on fixing and controlling the lives of her loved ones before she passes. It is being written by Friends alum Andrew Reich.
'SONIC THE HEDGEHOG' MOVIE SET FOR 2018: A Sonic the Hedgehog movie is officially happening. Sega exec Hajime Satomi confirmed that they plan to release the live-action/animation hybrid in 2018. It is being produced by Sony Pictures.
AARON SORKIN ADAPTING 'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' FOR BROADWAY: Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird is heading to the great white way. Aaron Sorkin has been hired to adapt the book for the stage and it is expected to run during the 2017-2018 Broadway season. Tony Award winner Barlett Sher will direct the production.