Laura Dern and Liam Hemsworth starring in Susannah Grant’s ‘Lonely Planet’

Laura Dern and Liam Hemsworth starring in Susannah Grant’s ‘Lonely Planet’

Grant was nominated in 2001 for an Oscar for best original screenplay for “Erin Brockovich.” She has been nominated for Primetime Emmys for her work on the series “Unbelievable” and “Confirmation.”

Read More

Laysla De Oliveira joining Zoe Saldaña in Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series ‘Lioness’

Laysla De Oliveira joining Zoe Saldaña in Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series ‘Lioness’

Zoe Saldaña also will serve as executive producer alongside Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films.

Read More

Kathryn Bigelow directing ‘Aurora,” adapted from David Koepp’s new novel

Kathryn Bigelow directing ‘Aurora,” adapted from David Koepp’s new novel

Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director with “The Hurt Locker,” which also won Best Picture. Her other directorial credits include “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Point Break” and “Near Dark.”

Read More

Tribeca Film Festival 2022 to launch with premiere of Jennifer Lopez documentary ‘Halftime’

Tribeca Film Festival 2022 to launch with premiere of Jennifer Lopez documentary ‘Halftime’

“Halftime” is a new Netflix documentary film by director Amanda Micheli that follows global superstar Jennifer Lopez as she reflects on her milestones and evolution as an artist and navigates the second half of her career continuing to entertain, empower and inspire.

Read More

Melissa McCarthy, Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning and more to receive Gracie Awards

Melissa McCarthy, Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning and more to receive Gracie Awards

The event will honor some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media, including Melissa McCarthy, Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, Kaitlyn Dever, Tamron Hall, Ellen K, Angie Martinez, Dana Cortez and more.

Read More

New York’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival featuring 70% films directed by women

New York’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival featuring 70% films directed by women

For the first time in two years, the New York festival will be back with a full program of in-person screenings at Film at Lincoln Center and IFC Center, with in-depth discussions with filmmakers, film participants, activists and Human Rights Watch researchers.

Read More

Mary J. Blige to receive Billboard Icon Award

Mary J. Blige to receive Billboard Icon Award

Also an actor who has appeared in “Respect,” “Rock of Ages” and “The Umbrella Academy,” Blige received two Oscar nominations for work on the film “Mudbound,” for best supporting actress and for best original song.

Read More

Netflix and Shondaland working on a ‘Bridgerton’ prequel focused on Queen Charlotte

Netflix and Shondaland working on a ‘Bridgerton’ prequel focused on Queen Charlotte

Centered on Queen Charlotte’s rise to prominence and power, the “Bridgerton”-verse prequel tells the story of how young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in “Bridgerton.”

Read More

Sonía Sebastian directing LGBTQ+ coming-of-age story ‘The Kiss List’

Sonía Sebastian directing LGBTQ+ coming-of-age story ‘The Kiss List’

Screenwriter Ximena García Lecuona adapted Sara Jo Cluff’s young-adult book of the same name. The movie wrapped filming earlier this month in and around Louisville, Kentucky.

Read More

Pamela Anderson documentary coming to Netflix

Pamela Anderson documentary coming to Netflix

A documentary about pop culture icon Pamela Anderson that has been in the making for several years is coming to Netflix. Directed by Ryan White (“The Keepers,” “Ask Dr. Ruth”), the film will feature exclusive access to Anderson, along with never-before-seen archive footage and personal journals, according to a news release. In a statement on […]

Read More