Gavin O’Connor Might Be the Perfect Director to Take Over “Suicide Squad 2”

While the announcement a few weeks back may have seemed like an unconventional choice, that might actually make O’Connor the better choice.

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Why is Horror So Popular in the “45” Era?

With Warner Bros’ “It” killing at the box office and other 2017 horror hits like Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” and Shyamalan’s “Split,” it seems like more than a coincidence.

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Weekend Update: “Kingsman” Should Win the Weekend With $40 Million or Slightly Less

Warners’ The LEGO Ninjago Movie not doing nearly as well and is likely to end up in third place to It in its third weekend.

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Young Oprah Winfrey Script Is the Hottest Read in Hollywood This Weekend (Exclusive)

Young OprahBefore she was Oprah, she was a nascent reporter in 1970’s Baltimore, struggling through personal and professional failures that threatened to derail her career unless she could find the true, inner voice that would change media forever.

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Hollywood Needs to Stop Looking to the Past to Define Its Future

JLCHamiltonNeil Turitz is glad Jamie Lee Curtis and Linda Hamilton have been cast in high-profile movies, but thinks it be far more interesting if they each fronted something new, something that could accentuate their respective strengths without necessarily revisiting frequently trod paths.

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“Battle of the Sexes” Review: Inspirational Film Sees Emma Stone Score Off the Court as Billie Jean King

Battle of the Sexes Review“If even one person sees this film and takes strength from Billie Jean’s personal journey, strength they use to live their life honestly, then that’s even better than winning an Oscar, and this story certainly has the power to do that,” writes Drew McWeeny.

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Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Manuscript Competition Unveils Top 10

2017LPMC & LPPC Announcement 200X133This year’s finalists come from a wide range of genres, from heart-wrenching period dramas to pulse-pounding thrillers, and feature teen sleuths, charming sociopaths, very real magicians, 19th Century gold miners, and everything in between.

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HALT AND CATCH FIRE Review: “A Connection Is Made”

Gordon learns something unexpected about Hailey on “Halt and Catch Fire”.

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Under the Radar: “The Force” is a Riveting Doc about the Oakland Police Department Dealing with Change

Filmmaker Peter Nicks spent two years tailing the police department as they dealt with scandals and controversy in the face of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.

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ROOM 104 Review: “Boris”

In “Boris,” the latest episode of HBO’s “Room 104,” a failed tennis star and Croatian expat opens up to a warm housekeeper.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (09.22.17)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptCBS is developing a new legal drama to tackle the issues of internet violence based on the true story of lawyer Carrie Goldberg. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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The CW to Develop Two New Dramas From Greg Berlanti

greg berlanti small Prolific producer Greg Berlanti is behind two new drama series – an untitled high school football drama and Hold Fast, set in the South during Reconstruction – at The CW.

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YOUNG OPRAH (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The story will follow Winfrey as a young reporter in 1970s Baltimore who’s struggling through personal and professional failures that will threaten to derail her career.

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Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born”, Margot Robbie’s “I, Tonya” Get New Release Dates

gagatonyaTNWhile the Bradley Cooper-directed remake moves earlier to the summer of ’18, Robbie’s star turn as Tonya Harding will get a ’17 release in NY and LA to qualify for awards.

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Jobs of the Week (09.22.17)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 4.07.48 PM A round up of this week’s Film and TV industry jobs! ICM Partners, Silver Pictures, NBC, and more are looking for new hires!

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Internships of the Week (09.22.17)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 4.07.48 PMA round-up of this week’s Film and TV industry internships. Artillery Creative, Balance Pictures, Optimism Entertainment, and many more are all looking for interns!

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Fox Commits to Royal Custody Comedy from Danny Zuker, Trevor Engelson and Dan Farah

Engelson’s ex-wife Meghan Markle is currently dating Prince Harry, and the fictional premise of show involves a divorced man whose ex-wife marries into the British Royal family.

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Feminism Plays a More Important Role in Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” Than Jennifer Lawrence’s Martyr

Mother!The Tracking Board introduces a new columnist, Sabrina Cognata, who doesn’t hold back in her analysis of Darren Aronofsky’s polarizing new movie.

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CW’s Arrowverse Crossover Gets Comics-Inspired Poster, Teases Wedding Crashers (Photo)

arrowverse crossover small “Crisis on Earth-X” will interrupt Barry and Iris’ long-awaited wedding, according to new key art promoting the Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow crossover coming this November to The CW.

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Table Read My Screenplay Announces Winners of New Orleans Competition

New Orleans TrioTable Read My Screenplay’s Chicago winners will be announced in one week and the New Orleans winners will be having their script read at the upcoming New Orleans Film Festival in October. Also, submissions are currently being accepted for their Park City table read.

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“Meet the Movie Press”: Hollywood Embraces Nostalgia as Stars Return to Old Franchises (Video)

MTMP nostalgiaThe guys also discuss the possibility of Taika Waititi directing the Akira movie, and Tom Hanks starring in a remake of A Man Called Ove.

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Hollywood’s Lit Landscape Altered as Howie Sanders, Kassie Evashevski Exit UTA for New Roles at Anonymous Content

Anonymous Content UTAEvashevski has worked for UTA since 2007, while Sanders has been there twice as long. Both are major figures in the literary world, where Evashevski is known for brokering author Stephanie Meyer’s deals for her Twilight series.

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THE ORVILLE Review: “About A Girl”

the orville excerptSeason 1, Episode 3 – The Orville leaves us in space wondering if anyone can hear us scratch our head.

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GHOSTED Review: “Pilot”

ghosted excerptSeason 1, Episode 1 – The premiere of Ghosted isn’t perfect, but this haunted comedy has the potential to improve.

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First Teaser Trailer for Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead Psychological Thriller “The Endless” (Video)

EndlessTNThe psychological thriller from the makers of “Spring” premiered at Tribeca and will play at Fantastic Fest starting on Sunday.

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RIVIERA Review: Episodes 8-10

riviera excerptSeason 1, Episodes 8-10 – In the final three episodes, Georgina’s metamorphosis is complete, but not necessarily satisfying.

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GOTHAM Review: “A Dark Knight: Pax Penguina”

Gotham ExcerptSeason 4, Episode 1 – Gotham returns for season four with an action packed opener and Penguin’s new union of organized crime.

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Voltage Pictures in Talks to Co-Produce Rod Lurie-Directed “Black Eyed Susans”

Based on Julia Heaberlin’s Ballantine novel, Lurie adapted the psychological thriller with author and wife Kyra Davis with plans to co-produce via his Battleplan Productions.

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Bill Clinton, James Patterson Novel “The President Is Missing” Picked Up for Showtime Series

The book, which won’t be published until June 2018, created an intense bidding war for the property, and the cable network gave it a straight-to-series order.

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Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris on Recreating the “Battle of the Sexes”

The Oscar-nominated filmmakers of Little Miss Sunshine tackle the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) & Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).

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Two Publicists at Viewpoint PR Seek Shared Assistant

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Jobs Newsletter Footer Image 271x168 Viewpoint Public Relations is looking for an Assistant to two publicists. Job duties include coordinating all details for client press, events, bookers, designers, studio and network publicists amongst other things.

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