‘Midnight Rider’ Case: First AD Hillary Schwartz Denied Leniency By GA Court

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Like Midnight Rider’s director before her, the film’s first assistant director Hillary Schwartz asked for and was denied leniency by a Georgia court for her part in the death of her 27 year-old crew member Sarah Jones. Schwartz had motioned the c…

Storyboard Entertainment Acquires Book Rights To Abortion Story, Taps ‘Mr. Robot’s Kor Adana For Feature Adaptation

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EXCLUSIVE: Storyboard Entertainment has secured the rights to the book To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion which was co-authored by Doris Andrea Dirks and Patricia A. Relf who will serve as co-producers on the …

Female Empowerment Comes To Faith-Based Arena With ‘Arise’, About Historic Israeli Leader

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EXCLUSIVE: Female-empowered content is rising in the faith-based arena. Third Coast Content, an Endeavor Content-backed production company overseen by long-time faith film executive, Ben Howard (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous, War Room and I …

Oscar Surprises: Best Actress For Olivia Colman, ‘Green Book’ Win And Spike Lee’s Angry Reaction

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You know it’s a surprise when The Favourite‘s Olivia Colman is an underdog winner for Best Actress and Glenn isn’t even Close. In a night that spread the Oscar wins across the board — Bohemian Rhapsody with four, and three each …

Otto Preminger’s Crime Thriller ‘Bunny Lake Is Missing’ Remake In The Works At Screen Gems

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EXCLUSIVE: Bunny Lake is no longer missing. A remake of the 1965 crime thriller Bunny Lake is Missing, is in the early development stages under Sony’s Screen Gem label. The original was directed and produced by Otto Preminger and starred Laurence…

Matt DelPiano Exits CAA After 26 Years To Launch Management Division As Partner With Dana Brunetti And Cavalry Media

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EXCLUSIVE: Talk about a shocker, and also a great get for Dana Brunetti, Keegan Rosenberger and their Cavalry Media. Matt DelPiano, who has been a top agent at CAA and a 26-year veteran of the talent agency, is becoming a partner at Cavalry Media and l…

Casey Affleck ‘Light Of My Life’ Q&A: The Film With Elisabeth Moss About Parental Love Set In A Dangerous Dystopian World

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EXCLUSIVE: Here’s the first clip from Oscar winner Casey Affleck’s passion project — Light of My Life — which screened today at the Berlin International Film Festival. Affleck wrote, produced, directed and starred in this film. …

‘Shrink,’ Based On ‘Deadpool’ Creator Rob Liefeld’s Comic, Resurrected At Sony For Potential Feature Franchise

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EXCLUSIVE: Shrink, a original IP based on Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld’s story about a female psychiatrist with a superhero clientele is being produced by Doug Belgrad and his production company 2.0 with producer Adam Fields and Liefeld at Sony P…

‘Women In Sunlight’ Feature Rights Picked Up By Water’s End Productions

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EXCLUSIVE: She was the author behind Under the Tuscan Sun and now Frances Mayes’ bestseller Women in Sunlight has been picked up by Water’s End Productions to develop as a feature adaptation.
The female-strong story follows three American w…

3Pas Studios Expands Its Film And TV Executive Team With Hires, Promotion

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3Pas Studios, the film, TV and digital production company run by Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell to create content for English and Spanish dominant Latinos globally, is expanding its executive team. The company just hired two executives and promoted anoth…

‘Saint Judy’ Trailer: First Look Of Biopic About LA-Based Immigration Attorney Judy Wood

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The first trailer has been released for Saint Judy which was picked up by Blue Fox Entertainment last September. The movie, which stars Michelle Monaghan, Leem Lubany, Common, Alfred Molina and Alfre Woodard, tells the story of Los Angeles-based immigr…