• Jessica Biel to Star in Facebook Watch Series ‘Limetown'

    15 days ago - By The Wrap

    Facebook Watch adding more star power to its video platform. The social media giant has picked up 10-episodes of “Limetown,” a new series executive produced and starring Jessica Biel, who is producing the series via her Iron Ocean Productions banner alongside Michelle Purple.
    Based the podcast of the same name, “Limetown” follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio , as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.
    Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie, creators of the “Limetown” podcast, will write and...
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  • Jessica Biel To Star In ‘Limetown' Facebook TV Series Based On Podcast

    15 days ago - By Deadline

    Facebook Watch has given a 10-episode order to another series with a big-name female star set as the lead. The streaming platform has picked up Limetown , starring and executive produced by Jessica Biel. The series, based on the popular podcast of the same name, hails from Endeavor Content and Midnight Radio .
    Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie, creators of the Limetown podcast, will write the adaptation, which follows Lia Haddock , a journalist for American Public Radio...
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  • Condé Nast to Launch New Unscripted Series ‘Risky Biz' on Facebook Watch

    15 days ago - By The Wrap

    Facebook Watch will soon be home to a new unscripted series from Condé Nast.
    “Risky Biz, ” produced by Condé Nast Entertainment and MAK Pictures, is set to premiere on the video platform on Oct. 21. The eight-episode series, which was inspired by an article in The New Yorker, follows Odds On Promotions owner Mark Gilmartin and contest engineers Will Pemble and Joel Ifill as they conceptualize and weigh the odds of someone winning a contest created by their team.
    The Odds On Promotions team designs out-of-the-box competitions such as punching ones way out of a paper bag using novelty boxing...
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