Scream Queens is a 15-episode anthology horror/comedy that will premiere on Fox Tuesdays starting September 22, with the first season set on a college campus shaken by a series of murders. From the creators of American Horror Story and Glee, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Emma joins an all-star cast including Jamie Lee Curtis, Oliver Hudson, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin and Keke Palmer! Plus Ariana Grande and Nick Jonas have recurring roles!
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Emma Roberts attends the Intermix 20th Anniversary Celebration at The New Museum on May 21, 2013 in New York City. Check out some MQs and HQs below! Also check the update below for more candids added to Emma and Evans outing in New York yesterday. Click “Read the Rest of this Entry” below to read Emma talk about her failed college experience and loosing virginity during the Glamour ‘These Girls’ event on May 20th…
EDIT: Emma was snapped getting a morning coffee today (May 22nd) with Evan Peters. Check out the candids below!
Emma was snapped out and about in NYC with Evan Peters today (May 21st). Check out the candids below! Added MQs from the Glamour “These Girls” event yesterday. Check out new additions below!
Emma attends Glamour’s presentation of “These Girls” at Joe’s Pub on May 20, 2013 in New York City. Check out a few HQs below plus candids of her heading to the event.
Emma was snapped with Evan Peters out and about in Manhattan, NY on May 18th. She was then spotted out and about today (May 20th) out in West Village, NY. Check out the candids below!
Check out new Instagrams added below! Emma adopted a new puppy recently! She is really adorable!
Emma Roberts attends Vogue and MAC Cosmetics dinner hosted by Lisa Love and John Demsey in honor of Prabal Gurung at the Chateau Marmont on Monday, May 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Also candids of Emma leaving the Chateau Marmont with Evan Peters are added. Check out the photos below!
EDIT: Emma was snapped out in West Hollywood yesterday (May 13th), check out the candids below!
IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Scott Coffey’s comedy “Adult World,” starring Emma Roberts as an employee at a sex shop.
IFC is planning a day and date release in theaters and on VOD. “Adult World” premiered April 20 at Tribeca.
Evan Peters, John Cusack, Armando Riesco, Cloris Leachman and Shannon Woodward also star. Producers are Justin Nappi and Kevin Turen of Treehouse Pictures with Joy Gorman, Alex Goldstone and Manu Gargi.
Story, penned by Andy Cochran, centers on a young woman living with her parents who’s anxious to get her poetry career off the ground. She begrudgingly accepts a job at Adult World, the local sex shop.
Ronnie Schieb wrote in her review for Variety: “Coffey’s loose, casual style, tilting toward the performance-centric and improvisational — as with his 2005 debut, ‘Ellie Parker,’ starring genius-caliber actress Naomi Watts — cannot fully accommodate the presence of former kidvid starlet Emma Roberts (‘Nancy Drew’), heading an otherwise comfortable, quite excellent cast. Nevertheless, the film’s coyly titillating subject matter and John Cusack’s delicious star turn as a curmudgeonly, once-lionized poet should support a limited run.”
The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco for Sundance Selects/IFC Films with CAA on behalf of the filmmakers.
This year’s pilot season has claimed its first online fandom victims.
Fox has decided to not move forward with Delirium, an ambitious sci-fi novel adaptation starring Emma Roberts as a 17-year-old in a dystopian future where love is outlawed. Billy Campbell also starred. The pilot was based on the bestselling young adult novels by Lauren Oliver. Instead Fox ordered J.J. Abrams’ robot cops drama, a Sleepy Hollow series, and two others.
A second project with a notable following that was rejected Wednesday: NBC’s adaption of the comic book series The Sixth Gun, which is based on a best-selling supernatural graphic novel that follows the story of six mythical guns, each with its own other-worldly powers. Michiel Huisman and Laura Ramsey starred in that one.
NBC also passed on a present-date update of the feuding families tale Hatfields & McCoys. Virginia Madsen and Rebecca De Mornay starred. Which NBC pilots are getting picked up has yet to be announced.
We recently raised the idea that broadcasters should consider the Amazon model of putting pilots online and letting viewers weigh in before making these decisions. You have to wonder: Would Fox and NBC’s choices have been any different? (Delirium had fans pushing a Twitter campaign urging Fox to pick up the show). And, if network decisions were different, would the choices have performed better or worse, ultimately? Interesting to consider, though no way to really know.
For the current list of pilots that are in contention, have been picked up, and are considered dead, see here.
O well on to the the next project!