Deal Report: May 20, 2011
This week's movers and shakers: Ashton Kutcher, Angelina Jolie, and more
? Ashton Kutcher will replace Charlie Sheen as a costar on CBS’ Two and a Half Men when the sitcom returns for season 9 this fall.
? Family Guy overlord Seth MacFarlane will exec-produce and co-write a new version of the classic animated show The Flintstones for Fox. MacFarlane’s reboot of the prehistoric sitcom is set to start production this fall and, according to Fox, will be ”set in stone” on the network’s schedule in 2013.
? Netflix’s on-demand service has finalized a deal with Miramax to feature hundreds of the studio’s movies on a rotating basis starting in June.
? Angelina Jolie‘s directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey, a drama set during the Bosnian war, will be released in the U.S. by FilmDistrict on Dec. 23.