Featuring 92 scripts, 101 writers, more than 70 production companies & studios, 46 different agencies & management companies, and more than 200 individual reps, this year’s list is one of the most diverse and exciting we’ve ever released.
Now You See Me director Louis Leterrier is set to bring his magic to the adventure fantasy project Commander Alexander. Leterrier will direct the script from Dallas Clayton, a children’s book author who is known for such whimsical titles as Lily the Unicorn.
That emotional connection is what tends to separate a mediocre film from a good one, or a good one from a great one, and that’s never more evident than during this season right here. It’s why I keep thinking about a movie like Moonlight, and dismiss one like Lion.
Awards season is in full swing and there is a long road until the 89th Annual Academy Awards, which are slated to air on February 26, 2017 on ABC. The nominations for the coveted statuette won’t be announced until January 24, 2017, but favorites have already emerged from the pack — and the competition is stiff.
A direct sequel to 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction.
The 23rd annual Slamdance Film Festival has revealed an impressive lineup for its Special Screening, Beyond, and Shorts program. The Sundance alternative is set with 35 world premieres, nine North American premieres as well as 10 U.S. premieres.
Magnet Management, a management and production company, is looking to hire a new assistant. Must have at least 1 year of desk experience. This is a busy desk and involves heavy multi-tasking and a knowledge of both the talent and literary sides of the industry.
Season 1, Episode 7 – People of Earth is all about heart this week. Several relationships, both minor and major in the context of the rookie show from Conaco and TBS, deepen as interactive character nuances bubble to the surface.
The Director of Digital Marketing & Social is responsible for developing and executing IFC’s on-going digital and social content strategy. The position is responsible for ensuring campaign positioning and IFC’s “slightly off” brand voice is consistent across all platforms.
The Senior Manager, Social Media & Partnership Marketing for Freeform will be responsible for developing and executing organic social marketing strategies for new and existing series, signature events, franchise launches and pro-social initiatives for Freeform and its content.
Season 1, Episode 9 – Lucy, Rufus, and Wyatt travel back in Timeless to get a key that Bonnie and Clyde have in their possession before Flynn can get his hands on it. Agent Christopher comes closer to finding out the truth about Rittenhouse, but will what she learns put her in jeopardy, or will she be the one to help take Rittenhouse down?
Season 1, Episode 9 – Hayes, Wallace and the CIU team must race against the clock to determine whether a death row inmate is actually guilty before his execution. The case, and its outcome, have emotional ramifications for everyone, but most especially Hayes and Wallace.
Designated Survivor gets a new showrunner and TNT orders new pilot from Animal Kingdom writers. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
It was a quiet weekend at the box office but with their new intakes, Disney’s Moana has become the sixth-largest film for the company’s animation studio, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the tenth-largest film of the year, and Marvel’s Doctor Strange is now the ninth-largest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. All are poised to climb even more as the year comes to an end.
The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host has been tapped to host 2017 Academy Awards. While he’s hosted several other live shows, including the 2016 Emmy Awards, this will be his first time hosting the Oscars, the film industry’s biggest night of the year.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival has rounded out their programming with a robust and enriching slate of Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, Kids and Special Events. The Park City-based festival will see the world premiere of Salma Hayek’s Beatriz at Dinner as well as the Jan Lewan biopic The Polka King starring Jack Black.
Sweet Christmas! Netflix is set to serve up a second season of Marvel’s Luke Cage. The streaming giant took to social media to drop the news in a short video that featured a sign in Pop’s Barber Shop reading “Season 2 coming soon.”
The upcoming memoir The Jihadi Hunter: How One Father Saved His Radicalized Son from the Battlezone of ISIS by Dimitri Bontinck has landed at The Gotham Group. The book is set to hit shelves next fall.
Five All in the Fifth Entertainment is seeking a young-and-hungry producer to join our production company in the new year.
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
A computer scientist gets dragged into a rogue intelligence operation that uses a high-tech form of astral projection.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has unveiled their nominees for their yearly TV awards. Shows hoping to nab top honors include many newcomers such as HBO’s Westworld and Netflix’s nostalgic breakout hit Stranger Things. Better Call Saul and Unbreakable Kimmy Scmidt also nabbed in multiple nods.
In this incredible true story of survival, Tami Oldham Ashcraft sails into the heart of a hurricane and embarks on a harrowing 41-day odyssey against impossible odds.
In just one weekend, the race for Best Picture picked up steam and became a certifiable three-way race as Barry Jenkins’ moving three-act drama Moonlight took home the top prize from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. This win follows both Manchester by the Sea and La La Land winning Best Film from the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle, respectively.
Andrea Arnold’s American Honey has come out on top of the British Independent Film Awards with four wins at Sunday night’s event. The film won prizes in directing for Arnold, star Sasha Lane for acting, craft for Robbie Ryan, and top British Independent Film.