The strike threat on Saturday Night Live has officially passed. Postproduction workers on the show who are unionized with the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) have officially ratified their first contract with the NBC live comedy show, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The bargaining unit of 12-20 staffers (the number of those working on the […]
Julie Plec Sets Young Adult Show ‘We Were Liars’ at Amazon
Amazon is leaning further into the young adult genre. The streamer and retail giant has handed out a series order for a drama series based on author E. Lockhart’s novel We Were Liars. The series, which was first put in development at Amazon in December, is being adapted by Julie Plec and Carina Adly MacKenzie, […]
The Song of Scorpions movie review: Nostalgia for Irrfan Khan and visual magnificence are not enough
Stunning cinematography and atmospherics cannot compensate for this film’s lack of substance and the exoticisation of a rape survivor.
Cannes: ‘Happy Feet’ Co-Director Prepping New Family Adventure ‘Stripey’ (Exclusive)
Warren Coleman, who co-directed George Miller’s 2006 animated Oscar-winning smash hit Happy Feet, is set to direct live-action family adventure feature Stripey. The film — currently in development — follows a single-parent family of refugees from Kashmir, a long-thought-extinct Tasmanian Tiger and a colorful bunch of bush characters. It tells the story of what happens when they […]