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02 Nov
Andrew Levitas / Metalwork Pictures – Producer, Financier
Production has wrapped in London on the British drama “Farming,” starring Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Damson Idris, Variety has learned exclusively. Nigerian-British writer and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje helmed from his own
02 Nov
Cassian Elwes – Producer; Robert Ogden Barnum and Nadine Debarros – Producers; Fortitude International – Production Company
Nadine de Barros and her Fortitude International team are introducing AFM buyers to the drama, which is scheduled to start shooting in Louisiana on November 15. Elwes represents US rights. Visual artist Rosson Crow will make her feature
02 Nov
Adrian Guerra and Nuria Valls – Producers; Nostromo Pictures – Production Company
Emma Roberts  and Danielle Macdonald (“Patti Cake$”) will star in “Paradise Hills,” which is being brought onto the American Film Market by Good Universe. Teaming U.S. and Spanish talent, “Paradise Hills” is produced by Spain’s Nostromo Pictures
30 Oct
Judah Friedlander - Talent
Judah Friedlander makes his Netflix standup special debut later this month, and the streaming network just released the trailer. Titled Judah Friedlander: America Is the Greatest Country in the United States, the 84-minute special was filmed
30 Oct
Hugh Moore - Writer, Maz Jobrani - Talent
Superior Donuts Judd Hirsch is back as the owner of a Chicago doughnut shop that has a vibrant staff and clientele, and Jermaine Fowler continues to costar as a recent hire who has an eye toward the future. Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov and
23 Oct
BoomWriter/Skrawl - Technology
The Writing Bee utilizes one of the fastest growing collaborative writing platforms in education today. Students complete a short celebrity endorsed story to discover the best writers from each school. A publishing party brings parents, students
18 Oct
Fundamental Films - Producer
Ever heard of living on borrowed time? That’s the predicament Ethan Hawke confronts in 24 Hours to Live, the new action film from the producers behind the John Wick franchise. The life-and-death stakes of the movie — which opens in theaters on
18 Oct
Lil Rel Howery - Talent, Co-Creator, Executive Producer
Jerrod Carmichael will serve as an executive producer on a Fox comedy with a put pilot order co-created by his former “Carmichael Show” co-star Lil Rel Howery, Variety has learned. The currently untitled multi-camera series would star Howery as
16 Oct
Ryan Coogler - Director
The first full action-packed trailer for Marvel’s “Black Panther” is here. In it, Chadwick Boseman’s character, T’Challa, returns to his home where he rules, the fictional African nation of Wakanda. Footage throughout the trailer shows him
16 Oct
Lil Rel Howery - Talent
“Patti Cake$” breakout Danielle Macdonald, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Sarah Paulson, “Alita: Battle Angel” star Rosa Salazar and Lil Rel Howery have round out the ensemble cast of Netflix’s “Bird Box” starring Sandra Bullock. John Malkovich