This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes stars joining 20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider at a Ghetto Film School event in London, Star India CEO Uday Shankar turning the spotlight on censorship in India, FOX setting its summer premiere dates, Fox Searchlight closing a distribution deal for a film starring Robert Redford and Casey Affleck, and more.
- Emma Thompson, Matthew Vaughn join Fox’s Stacey Snider for Ghetto Film School event in London (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Fox boss Stacey Snider says studios need to create ‘more choices & options’ (Deadline)
- Fox’s Star India CEO compares India’s censorship to Hollywood’s early self-regulation era (The Hollywood Reporter)
- FOX sets summer premiere dates for Andy Cohen’s ‘Love Connection’ reboot, Jamie Foxx’s ‘Beat Shazam’ and more (Variety)
- Fox Searchlight lands Robert Redford & Casey Affleck starrer ‘The Old Man and the Gun’ (Deadline)
- FX’s Getty anthology series from Danny Boyle set for January 2018 debut (Variety)
- ‘The Memory Thief’ will come to life at Fox Animation for hybrid initiative (Deadline)
- ‘Battle of the Sexes’: Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs tennis pic sets fall date (Deadline)
- FOX Sports makes deal to televise 3-on-3 hoops league (Broadcasting & Cable)
- How FOX’s ‘Shots Fired’ is a ‘mirror of America’ (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Nielsen & Fox Television Stations renew local ratings deal (Deadline)
- ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Nat Geo’s ‘Genius’ to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival’s TV program (Variety)
- ‘Lucifer’ Season 3 to be supersized after 4 Season 2 episodes migrate to 2017-18 (Deadline)
- How FX juggles scheduling all 3 of Ryan Murphy’s hit anthology series (Adweek)
Enjoy the weekend!