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01 Jun
Cassian Elwes - Producer
Breaking Bad alum Jonathan Banks and Rob Morgan have rounded out the cast of Mudbound, joining Garrett Hedlund, Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell and Mary J. Blige in the Dee Rees-directed period drama based on the Hillary Jordan
26 May
Aaron Cruze - Producer
The Orchard has acquired all North American and U.K. rights to Logan Kibens’ directorial debut, Operator, which premiered at SXSW in March. The film stars Martin Starr (Knocked Up) as a programmer who loves data and tracks his diet, exercise,
25 May
Big Jay Oakerson - Talent
If you know him, you already love him. You were excited when Big Jay Oakerson first announced his hour special, and you probably flew to New York City to see it taped.  And now the big news is out. Big Jay Oakerson’s first one-hour special Big
17 May
Lil Rel Howery - Talent
The Carmichael Show will be back. The multicamera sitcom starring comedian Jerrod Carmichael has been renewed for a 13-episode third season by NBC, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The news for NBC's last remaining bubble show comes hours
16 May
Mel Cowan - Writer
E! has dropped a trailer for its new 10-episode scripted drama series The Arrangement. Produced by Universal Cable Productions, The Arrangement follows Megan Morrison (Christine Evangelista), a beautiful young actress who auditions for the
16 May
Josh Adam Meyers - Creator - Goddamn Comedy Jam
The Goddamn Comedy Jam (#GDCJ) every comedian wants to be a rock star. Comedians do a stand up set and then perform their favorite cover song with a live band. This show rocks so hard broke the stage – twice. Stand up comedian, Josh Adam Meyers
13 May
Ryan Coogler - Director
Michael B. Jordan is in talks to join Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s “Black Panther,” sources confirmed to Variety. Lupita Nyong’o is also currently in negotiations to board the film as Black Panther’s love interest. “Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler
11 May
Fundamental Films - Producer, Financier
Common (Selma) and Chinese actress Xu Qing (Looper) have joined Ethan Hawke(Boyhood) in Brian Smrz’s thriller 24 Hours to Live. Fundamental Films andThunder Road Pictures are producing with shooting set to commence this June in South Africa.
06 May
Boots Riley - Talent
Sundance Institute has selected eight first-time filmmakers for its signature Directors Lab, which helped launch the careers of award-winning filmmakers Cary Fukunaga, Dee Rees, Marielle Heller, Benh Zeitlin and Quentin Tarantino. Taking place
06 May
ANON: K5 (Financier/Producer); THE LITTLE HOURS: Exhibit Entertainment (Financier), Fernando Loureiro & Roberto Vasconcellos , (Executive Producer); MUDBOUND: Cassian Elwes (Producer)
In recent days, reports surfaced that Will Ferrell would star in Reagan, a comedy about what happens when the president shows signs of dementia. News of the project sparked an immediate backlash, prompting Ferrell to pull out. The drama comes