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24 Jul
Emma Willmann - Talent
Following the success of The Comedy Lineup: Part One, Netflix has set an August premiere date for the second half of the special. The streaming giant announced Tuesday on social media that The Comedy Lineup: Part Two will premiere August 31 on
24 Jul
Boots Riley - Writer, Director, Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers
At the start of Sorry to Bother You, Cassius Green (Lakieth Stanfield), is struggling. He doesn't have a job, and he feels he has to lie about his employment history in order to get one. It turns out he doesn't, mostly because he's applying for a
19 Jul
Cheryl Boone Isaacs - Producer
Quincy Jones and former Academy chief Cheryl Boone Isaacs are working on a documentary about the history of African Americans in Hollywood.  The legendary producer made the announcement at the Ischia Film and Music Festival off the coast of Naples,
16 Jul
Charlie Matthau - Producer
Charlie Matthau is developing a six-part television series on the 1920 presidential election and hopes to have it air during the home stretch of the 2020 election, Varietyhas learned exclusively. “I was struck at how similar the 1920 election was
11 Jul
Boots Riley - Writer, Director, Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers
First-time director Boots Riley's fantastical satire descends into the ludicrous—and it goes way deeper than anyone could imagine. With his incendiary debut Sorry to Bother You, rapper-turned-director Boots Riley brings an incredible and
10 Jul
Sarah Colonna - Talent
If you like your comedies dark—like, I-need-a-flashlight-level dark—mark your calendars and send out the group text for a Friday night bingewatch now: Insatiable, Netflix's new thrillingly twisted teen revenge comedy starring Disney alum Debby Ryan
09 Jul
Jeff B. Cohen, Esq. - Partner
Jeff Cohen talks about some of the successes, road bumps, and stories from his journey as a child actor to owning a successful entertainment law practice. In this episode, we sat down with Jeff Cohen—most popularly known for his role as Chunk in “
09 Jul
Boots Riley - Writer, Director, Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer; Michael Y. Chow, Michael K. Shen – Executive Producers; Significant Productions, MNM Creative – Financiers
Boots Riley’s Sundance fest debut Sorry To Bother You opened in seven markets, playing strong everywhere. Distributor Annapurna, which picked up the title out of the festival earlier this year, was rightfully thrilled with the opening weekend
03 Jul
Michelle Buteau - Talent
So many stand-up specials are released these days that it’s easy to miss how radically the art form has evolved. Part of the reason Ali Wong’s “Hard Knock Wife” and Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” have made such an impact is that they were thematically
03 Jul
Lalo Alcaraz - Writer, Producer
Nickelodeon has given a series order to “Los Casagrandes,” a spinoff of its animated series “The Loud House.” The spinoff will follow the character of Ronnie Anne and her extended family as they adjust to life in a big city. “Loud House” revolves