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21 Aug
Nnamdi Asomugha - Talent
Nnamdi Asomugha never thought he’d actually become an actor. Sure, like many young black boys growing up, there were two careers that captured his idea of success: on the field or court as a professional athlete or on stages and screens as a top More...
18 Aug
Ms. Pat - Talent
The pulled pork is too dry, the kids are everywhere, and she hasn’t done a set in weeks. So Patricia Williams, whose drug-dealing past is as much a part of her act as her current status as a sharp-tongued suburban mom, hops into her Buick for a More...
10 Aug
Maz Jobrani - Talent
Comedian and actor Maz Jobrani, known for his jokes and riffs about living as an Iranian immigrant in the United States, will host the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York on Monday, November 20. “Maz Jobrani has been entertaining American More...
10 Aug
Shane Torres - Talent
You may think that Guy Fieri is as appealing as cheese from a can while “walkin’ on the sun.” But what did he ever do to you? This is the premise of comedian Shane Torres’ very funny defense of Fieri, featured on his debut standup album, “ More...
04 Aug
Mike Lobell - Producer; Andrew Bergman - Writer, Director
Mike Lobell and Andrew Bergman, once partners in a thriving production company, are back together for the first time in 17 years. They are planning an October start in New York on Eisner, a film that Bergman scripted and will direct, and which More...
01 Aug
Cassian Elwes – Financier, Producer; Nadine de Barros – Executive Producer; Fortitude International – Foreign Sales Agent
Kelvin Harrison Jr., Courtney Love and James Jagger have signed on to join Justin Kelly-directed biopic JT, about the JT Leroy literary scheme orchestrated by Laura Albert and her sister-in-law Savannah Knoop. Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and More...
01 Aug
Maz Jobrani - Talent
Stand-up comic Maz Jobrani is about to release his fourth special (fifth, if you count the multi-comic Axis of Evil Comedy Tour), and the above trailer gives a taste of the hour. Appropriately titled Immigrant, and even more appropriately filmed More...
27 Jul
Exhibit Entertainment - Production Company; Fernando Loureiro & Roberto Vasconcellos - Producers; Jonathan Gardner - Co-Executive Producer
Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer will star in Mountain Rest, an indie drama that marks the directorial debut of writer-director Alex O Eaton. Frances Conroy, Shawn Hatosy and Kate Lyn Sheil are also starring in the piece, which is set to go More...
27 Jul
Uri Singer - Producer
The new emotional and unsettling trailer for FilmRise’s Marjorie Prime evokes some Black Mirror vibes and has drawn comparisons to Spike Jonze’s Her. Even so, the film based on the acclaimed Jordan Harrison play stands on its own as it has More...
26 Jul
Boots Riley – Director, Writer; Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers
Danny Glover, David Cross and Patton Oswalt have joined the cast of writer/director Boots Riley’s directorial debut Sorry to Bother You which is currently shooting in Oakland. The feature drama is about a black telemarketer with self-esteem More...

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