WEEK IN WOMEN: Kristin Chenoweth’s New Deal at Disney+ – Brandy McDonnell reports

Kristin Chenoweth is joining the streaming revolution. The award-winning actor and singer will star in the planned Disney+ series “The Biggest Star In Appleton.” The Mouse House’s new streaming service is developing the half-hour, single-camera comedy from Chenoweth, playwright and screen scribe Paul Rudnick and producer Dan Jinks.

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MARRIAGE STORY – Review by Brandy McDonnell

It’s also one of those films that never lets you forget you’re watching a film, with a stagy quality that feels like you’ve been invited to see Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Ray Liotta and Alan Alda one-up each other in an exclusive acting workshop with Baumbach providing slightly outlandish material liberally sourced from his own life.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Riley Keough to star in DAISY JONES & THE SIX – Brandy McDonnell reports

Riley Keough is set to play the title role in the upcoming Amazon original series Daisy Jones & The Six, with director Niki Caro also on board for the show, which is based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Caro will direct multiple episodes, including the initial installment, and will work as executive producer alongside Reese Witherspoon.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Jessica Chastain to star in LOSING CLEMENTINE – Brandy McDonnell reports

Jessica Chastain will play a troubled artist in the comedy-drama “Losing Clementine,” helmed by Argentine filmmaker Lucía Puenzo . Sentient Entertainment’s Renee Tab picked up the feature rights to Ashley Ream’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name and brought “Better Call Saul” writer and producer Ann Cherkis onboard to adapt the screenplay.

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THE REPORT – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Jones spent five years compiling his 6,700-page report, and unfortunately, the movie feels at least this long, with the paper shuffling and screen scrolling occasionally broken up by flashbacks to the CIA black ops sites where the torture is happening. These scenes are understandably hard to watch, and Burns just keeps coming back to them.

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