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AMC Announces Special BETTER CALL SAUL & BREAKING BAD-Related Programming for July Photo AMC Announces Special BETTER CALL SAUL & BREAKING BAD-Related Programming for July
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

AMC announced today special Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad-related programming in July, including a day-long marathon of Better Call Saul's fifth season, including bonus content with series stars Bob Odenkirk and Rhea Seehorn; a new digital short-form series with Giancarlo Esposito; and back-to-back airings of the films Wakefield and Godzilla

LITTLE WOMEN Sets March 10 Digital Release Date Photo LITTLE WOMEN Sets March 10 Digital Release Date
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Greta Gerwig's fresh, unique and modern adaptation of the timeless Louisa May Alcott masterpiece LITTLE WOMEN comes home on Digital March 10 and Blu-ray and DVD April 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

1917, SUCCESSION, FLEABAG, CHERNOBYL, and More Win Top Honors At The 31st Annual Prod Photo 1917, SUCCESSION, FLEABAG, CHERNOBYL, and More Win Top Honors At The 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards on the evening of Saturday, January 18 at the Hollywood Palladium. A full list of winners is below.

AMERICAN SON, FOSSE/VERDON, & More Nominated for Producers Guild Awards Photo AMERICAN SON, FOSSE/VERDON, & More Nominated for Producers Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Motion Pictures and Television nominees for the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards. Winners in these categories will be announced at the PGA awards ceremony on January 18 at the Hollywood Palladium.  

See Highlights From the AFI Awards Photo See Highlights From the AFI Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

Today, the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2019 AFI AWARDS honorees at an invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts' collaborative nature, AFI AWARDS – now in its 20th year – is the only national program that honors creative teams as a whole.

Ellen DeGeneres' SOMETIMES I LIE to Star Sarah Michelle Gellar Photo Ellen DeGeneres' SOMETIMES I LIE to Star Sarah Michelle Gellar
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Sarah Michelle Gellar has been tapped to star in Fox's upcoming thriller 'Sometimes I Lie,' according to The Hollywood Reporter.

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space Photo VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Filmed last night, Sunday, June 9, live at the Netflix FYSEE space, the special event marked the first time executive producer Oprah Winfrey interviewed The Exonerated Five - Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam.   

NETFLIX and OWN Partner For OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS WHEN THEY SEE US NOW Photo NETFLIX and OWN Partner For OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS WHEN THEY SEE US NOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Netflix and OWN announced today that the closing night of Netflix's Emmy® FYSEE showcase, featuring a special in-depth conversation hosted by executive producer Oprah Winfrey, with Emmy®-winner Ava DuVernay and the cast of their four-part limited series, When They See Us – will be recorded to premiere on Netflix and OWN, Wednesday June 12 at 10p ET/PT (immediately following the Season Four premiere of DuVernay's critically acclaimed “Queen Sugar” at 9p on OWN). Oprah Winfrey Presents When They See Us Now, will also feature Winfrey's sit down interview with The Exonerated Five men of the Central Park Five 1989 case for the very first time. These conversations, closing out Netflix's immersive FYSEE experience, will take place at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 9th.  

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US Photo VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US Photo VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2019

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

Netflix to Release Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US on May 31 Photo Netflix to Release Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US on May 31
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

In 1989, the media dubbed them the Central Park Five and they were forever linked together by that moniker. On May 31, their true story will come to Netflix as a four-part limited series from Academy Award® Nominee and two-time Emmy Award® Winner Ava DuVernay.  Now titled When They See Us, the series is based on the stories of the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit.  

New York Women in Film & Television Announces The Writers Lab for Women Screenwriters Photo New York Women in Film & Television Announces The Writers Lab for Women Screenwriters Over 40 Open Submissions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and The Writers Lab co-founders Elizabeth Kaiden and Nitza Wilon are pleased to announce the return of The Writers Lab for 2019. Now in its fifth year, the groundbreaking program provides exclusive mentorship opportunities with leading filmmakers to women screenwriters over the age of 40, increasing opportunities for content made by women. The program has been supported every year since its inception by Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, fostering work written by and about women, with 48 writers having completed the program to date. The Writers Lab offers a unique and nurturing experience for 12 talented female screenwriters. Selected writers will attend a four-day retreat with outstanding female film mentors, engaging in panels, peer discussions and one-on-one meetings October 2-6, 2019, at the Guest House Retreat Center in Chester, Connecticut. This year the Lab is proud to welcome two new mentors, Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-nominated screenwriter Robin Swicord (The Promise, Wakefield, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Memoirs of A Geisha) and Pulitzer playwright nominee and multi award-winning screenwriter Theresa Rebeck (355,Smash, THE FAMILY of Mann, NYPD Blue, The Bells).

Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in Limited Series From Ellen DeGeneres Photo Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star in Limited Series From Ellen DeGeneres
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Sarah Michelle Gellar will star in and executive produce Sometimes I Lie, according to Deadline. The limited series is based on former BBC journalist Alice Feeney's debut novel.

Theatre Forward's Chairman Awards Gala to Honor Bryan Cranston and More Photo Theatre Forward's Chairman Awards Gala to Honor Bryan Cranston and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulos will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 8, 2019 at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street).

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 January Screenwriters Lab Fellows: Emerging Writers Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2019 January Screenwriters Lab Fellows: Emerging Writers and Experienced Advisors Come Together for Creative Dialogue
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Fifteen screenwriters from countries including the U.S., Lebanon, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom will bring twelve projects to the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, taking place January 18-23, 2019 at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. The Lab provides an immersive environment that encourages all participants to embrace a spirit of creative risk-taking and collaboration, and imparts vital lessons in the art and craft of screenwriting while building a robust creative community. Through one-on-one story sessions with Creative Advisors, Fellows take part in an artistically rigorous process that facilitates the deep exploration needed to fully realize their material. The Lab is the first step in a year-round continuum of customized creative and tactical support for each project and team.

Emma Watson Replaces Emma Stone in Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN Photo Emma Watson Replaces Emma Stone in Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Emma Watson has been tapped to replaced Emma Stone in Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN, according to Variety. Stone is unable to join the project because of promotional obligations for the Fox Searchlight film THE FAVOURITE. 

Laura Dern in Talks to Join Meryl Streep in Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN Photo Laura Dern in Talks to Join Meryl Streep in Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Laura Dern is in talks to join Meryl Streep Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

English Actor James Norton Added to Cast of Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN Photo English Actor James Norton Added to Cast of Greta Gerwig's LITTLE WOMEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

James Norton, the English actor most recently seen in Sony's Flatliners remake, is in talks for Greta Gerwig's film adaptation Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, according to Deadline. Norton would be joining the ranks of Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Timothee Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen, and Florence Pugh, who are all also in talks to join the film.

Meryl Streep Reportedly Cast In Movie Adaptation Of LITTLE WOMEN Photo Meryl Streep Reportedly Cast In Movie Adaptation Of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Thirteen Independent Feature Film Projects Selected to Attend Sundance Institute Dire Photo Thirteen Independent Feature Film Projects Selected to Attend Sundance Institute Directors & Screenwriters Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Thirteen new independent feature projects from the U.S., Cuba, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, and Palestine have been selected for the 2018 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs. At the Directors Lab (May 28-June 21), filmmakers will rehearse, shoot and edit key scenes from their scripts, working closely with industry advisors, actors, and production crews to help drive creative growth via an immersive and hands-on experience at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Screenwriters Lab from June 23-28  fosters a similar environment of dynamic inspiration as participants focus on the art and craft of screenplay writing with one-on-one support from Institute advisors . Overseen by Feature Film Program Founding Director Michelle Satter and Labs Director Ilyse McKimmie, the Labs begin a year-round continuum of customized support for Fellows, which can include creative mentorship, granting, and guidance from industry professionals. 

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