WEEK IN WOMEN: Aniston/Witherspoon’s MORNING SHOW sets Season Three Premiere – Brandy McDonnell reports

Apple TV+ will premiere next month the highly anticipated third season of The Morning Show, starring and executive produced by Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. In Season 3, the future of the network is thrown into question and loyalties are pushed to the brink when a tech titan takes an interest in UBA. Unexpected alliances form, private truths are weaponized, and everyone is forced to confront their core values both in and out of the newsroom. The Emmy-, SAG- and Critics Choice Award-winning drama, which has already received an early renewal for Season 4, is directed and executive produced by Mimi Leder.

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WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING – Review by Martha K Baker

Where the Crawdads Sing includes sex, shells, and snots and the Piggly Wiggly. It’s the story of a determined woman, shot and written by same. Director Olivia Newman handily flips the plots, back and forth, through the Sixties in the South, placing nature front and center to tell this story of Kya, a natural naturalist.

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WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING – Review by Susan Granger

It’s a courtroom drama/murder mystery/ coming-of-age saga/ romance. Unfortunately, as adapted by Luci Alibar, directed by Olivia Newman, photographed by Polly Morgan and produced by Reese Witherspoon, it’s become disappointingly banal, evoking memories of sappy Nicholas Sparks’ novels – with an original song “Carolina,” written and performed by Taylor Swift.

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WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING – Review by T. J. Callahan

Where the Crawdads Sing is based on the wildly popular novel set in the 1950’s and 60’s that tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself in the rural swampland of North Carolina. Known as the Marsh Girl around the nearby town, she haunts the community in more ways than one. This largely female helmed production has all the elements of a fulfilling summer fling.

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SING 2 – Review by Martha K Baker

For some movie goers, it does not take much more than the promise of Matthew McConaughey voicing a koala bear to get us out of a pandemic pout and into the theater. But when you add Taron Edgerton as a gorilla, Reese Witherspoon as a pig with a dream, and Nick Offerman as her porky husband, we’re in.

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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: Witherspoon and Fox Acquire LEAGUE OF WIVES – Brandy McDonnell reports

Fox 2000 and Reese Witherspoon are partnering to adapt The League of Wives, telling the little-known story of a group of women — wives of military men who would never describe themselves as feminists — who banded together to save their husbands. during the Vietnam War.

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