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Elisabeth Moss Lines Up Next TV Role as Real-Life Killer Candy Montgomery

'The Handmaid's Tale' Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss has been tapped to star in limited series 'Candy,' based on the true story of killer Candy Montgomery and her victim, Betty Gore.

‘The Act’ Co-creator, UCP Land Rights to Jan Broberg Abduction Saga

The story of Jan Broberg — who as a child was abducted twice by the same person — has already been the subject of a feature documentary, and now it's getting a scripted treatment from UCP and 'The Act' co-creator Nick Antosca.

PETA Urges No Live Animals for ‘Tiger King’-Inspired Series

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals on Tuesday asked Universal Content Productions and Kate McKinnon not to use live animals in their upcoming limited series about Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka "Joe Exotic," a big-cat exhibitor profiled in the Netflix breakout docuseries 'Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.'

Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Armie Hammer, Joel Edgerton to Star in Watergate TV Series

Universal Content Productions has assembled an all-star cast to bring the Slate podcast 'Slow Burn' to life as a TV series. Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Armie Hammer and Joel Edgerton are attached to star in 'Gaslit,' a modern take on Watergate that will focus on the untold stories and forgotten characters of the scandal.

Sam Esmail, ‘Palm Springs’ Writer Team for UCP Crime Anthology

Following the record sale of feature 'Palm Springs' at Sundance, writer Andy Siara is teaming with Sam Esmail for an anthology project at UCP.

‘You,’ ‘The Magicians’ Boss Inks Overall Deal With UCP (Exclusive)

Sera Gamble, the co-creator of Syfy's 'The Magicians' and the Lifetime-turned-Netflix breakout 'You,' has signed an overall deal with Universal Content Productions.

‘It,’ ‘Annabelle’ Writer Signs First-Look TV Deal at UCP

Universal Content Productions has signed 'It' and 'Annabelle' franchise writer Gary Dauberman to a first-look TV deal.

Seth MacFarlane Inks $200M Overall Deal With NBCUniversal

Following a decades-long relationship with 20th Century Fox Television, Seth MacFarlane has signed a rich nine-figure overall deal with NBCUniversal Content Studios.