John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’ Headed To ViacomCBS Platforms – Update

UPDATED with more details: ViacomCBS has struck a deal to acquire Some Good News, the digital series created and hosted by John Krasinski during the COVID-19 shutdown. Under terms of the deal, the series format and short-form content will appear across a number of Viacom and CBS properties, as a regular on CBS All Access and then linear.
It launched March 30 on YouTube. Recording in front of a colourful ‘SGN’ sign – “my daughter’s made it,” he told debut guest Steve Carell – Krasinski informed viewers he was attempting to inject optimism into the current climate with a show dedicated entirely to positive news stories. Krasinski created the SGN, which he produced with his Sunday Night banner partner Allyson Seeger.
Krasinski aboard to executive produce. He will no longer host the show but will be involved on-air in some capacity, according to Deadline sources.
Episode 7, which featured a cast reunion of sorts of The Office, currently has 11 million views.” /> The initial series of shows ran for eight episodes. The final episode, which launched May 17, currently has 2.2 million views.
The series, created to spread some cheer amid the pandemic and the nation's stay-at-home orders, won a Special Achievement Webby Award earlier this week.
"From the first episode, our goal was to create a news show dedicated entirely to good news. "Could not be more excited and proud to be partnering with CBS-Viacom to be able to bring Some Good News to so many more people!" said Krasinski, who is expanding his relationship with Viacom after teaming with Paramount TV on his series Jack Ryan and Paramount Pictures on his A Quiet Place franchise. Never did I expect to be joining the ranks of such a historic news organization as CBS."

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flies To Summer 2020 With ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel & More: Paramount Release Date Changes

15. 22 to Nov. Meanwhile, next November 2019, Paramount is moving two releases up by a week: Sonic the Hedgehog goes from Nov. 15 to Nov. 8, while Skydance's Untitled Terminator Project moves from Nov.
Jerry Bruckheimer is producing with Cruise and Skydance’s David Ellison. The script was written by Peter Craig, Justin Marks and Eric Warren Singer. The plot is mostly under wraps but it follows Cruise’s Pete Mitchell who is now an instructor at the Top Gun school and taking Teller under his wing. Teller plays the son of Maverick’s former partner Goose (played by Anthony Edwards), who met his in the 1986 original.
No director as of yet. Platinum Dunes is producing. In addition, Paramount has dated the sequel to A Quiet Place for May 15, 2020 which John Krasinski is writing.
Previous announced castings include Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly and former Top Gun alum Val Kilmer reprising his role as Iceman.
EXCLUSIVE: Paramount/Skydance's Top Gun: Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise smash, is flying out of next summer to June 26, 2020. The pic had an original release date of July 12, 2019, but we hear the extended time will allow the production to work out all the complex, incredible flight sequences so that the pic can be great.
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Joseph Kosinski who directed Cruise in Oblivion is directing Top Gun: Maverick. Deadline announced exclusively last week that Jon Hamm, Ed Harris and Lewis Pullman are joining the growing cast as well as Charles Parnell (A Million Little Pieces), Jay Ellis (Insecure), Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW), Danny Ramirez (Assassination Nation), and Monica Barbaro (The Good Cop).