ABC plans contemporary 'Peter Pan' for TV

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- Sony Pictures producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are planning a contemporary musical version of "Peter Pan" for U.S. television in 2007.

Nicholson, Freeman team up in Reiner film

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, June 29 (UPI) -- Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman are set to star in "The Bucket List," about two cancer patients who break out of a hospital and head for Monte Carlo.

Fierstein to play mom on Fox sitcom

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning cross-dresser Harvey Fierstein reportedly is going to play a New Jersey mom in a sitcom being developed for Fox TV.

Showtime adds four dramas to fall lineup

HOLLYWOOD, June 14 (UPI) -- Showtime has picked up four pilot dramas about a likeable serial killer, gorgeous prostitutes, a scheming lawyer and Britain's notorious King Henry VIII.

GLAAD Awards to be televised

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the first televised Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's Media Awards Show, Daily Variety said Wednesday.

Brandy returning to series TV

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Actress-singer Brandy, who starred in the '90s series "Moesha," is returning to TV for another comedy series, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Emmy nods soothe 'Reagan's producers

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Producers of "The Reagans" said seven Emmy nominations were "salve for the wounds" from controversy over the TV movie, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

'The Reagans' on Showtime on Nov. 30

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The cable network Showtime announced it will air the controversial miniseries "The Reagans," sooner than expected, on Nov. 30.

Analysis: 'Reagans' a fiasco for CBS

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- As CBS executives wrestled with the public relations dilemma surrounding a TV miniseries about former President Ronald Reagan, the network seemed to have limite
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Weinstein gives 'Damn Yankees' at bat

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- After clearing the fences with the movie musical "Chicago," Miramax Films co-chairman Harvey Weinstein will take his next at-bat with "Damn Yankees."

ABC announces fall 2003 schedule

NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) -- ABC announced a fall 2003 line-up in New York Tuesday that includes seven new shows and new time periods for eight returning shows, including "The Practice."

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The late cinematographer Conrad L. Hall, a three-time Oscar winner, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.
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Neil Meron

Neil Meron (born c. 1955) is an American film producer known for producing the 2002 film Chicago and the 2007 film Hairspray. With partner Craig Zadan he runs the production company "Storyline Entertainment".

Meron, born in Brooklyn, New York, attended Brooklyn College, graduating in 1976. He became Zadan's assistant with the duo working for Joseph Papp at the Public Theatre in the 1970s. They formed the production company "Storyline Entertainment", producing films and television features. He is openly gay.

Back, from Storyline Entertainment and CBS Paramount Network, is a 2009 CBS television pilot which centers on a man (Skeet Ulrich) who disappeared in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks- but who suddenly shows up, eight years later. The story follows the man as he reconnects with his family and adjusts to a world that has dramatically changed. Dean Widenmann wrote the project and will serve as supervising producer, while Storyline's Zadan and Meron will be Executive Producers.

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