Deadline— EXCLUSIVE: Kaleidoscope Entertainment has acquired UK and Irish distribution rights (excluding ships and airlines) to Waiting for Anya, Ben Cookson’s World War II drama based on War Horse author Michael Morpurgo’s novel of the same name. Stranger Things‘ Noah Schnapp, Oscar winner Anjelica Huston (The Addams Family), Jean Reno (Leon) and Thomas Kretschmann (The Pianist) [
Bleacher Report—Francisco Lindor Trade Rumors: Indians Prefer Not to Deal Star, May Wait a Year. Francisco Lindor has been heavily discussed as a possible trade target this offseason, but the Cleveland Indians reportedly "prefer" not to deal the shortstop this winter and want to wait another year, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network
Deadline—Fox Developing Remakes Of UK Drama ‘Silent Witness’ To Star Melissa Leo & Comedy ‘This Country’ From Paul Feig. Fox has put into development two British adaptations – remakes of crime drama Silent Witness and off-beat comedy This Country — with significant commitments. The network has handed a script plus penalty to Silent Witness to star The Fighter’s Melissa Leo, who will exec produce alongside Outlander writer Joy Blake and Kim and Eric Tannenbaum, [
U.S.—Former UK PM Blair: Don't hold your breath for UK-U.S. trade deal. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that a UK-U.S. trade deal would be very difficult to agree, saying protectionist sentiment worldwide was making trade agreements harder to negotiate.