Entertainment Weekly


Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content
Emmys 2017
Every unforgettable moment, every gorgeous dress.Click here


Deal Report

The biggest upcoming projects in entertainment

Posted on

+ William H. Macy will lead a double life in Family Man, a ”quirky” hour-long pilot for TNT. Macy stars as Todd Becker, an upstanding father of three by day and the leader of a gang of burglars by night. ”The lines between good and bad are very fuzzy,” he says. Adds director Steven Schachter (The Wool Cap) : ”What appears to be perfect in society often has darker roots.” But Macy’s still keeping his hand in film. Up next: The Deal (tentatively titled), costarring Meg Ryan (”We’re hoping to take it to Sundance”), and the Wild Hogs sequel (”I don’t know much about the plot, but I’m down”).

+ American Idol judge Simon Cowell is producing a movie tentatively titled Star Struck, which will take a behind-the-scenes look at 10 contestants on an Idol-like reality series. ”If you’re making a movie about kids trying to be successful now, you wouldn’t set it in a high school like Fame,” says Cowell, who wants to cast unknowns. ”You’d set it within a talent competition.” — Additonal reporting by Margeaux Watson