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Only One of the 47 Drama Pilots This Season Is Directed By a Woman

February 24, 2017 by Rachel Montpelier

So much for television being a haven for women. A report from Deadline finds that “Las Reinas,” starring Sonia Braga, is the only drama…

Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in “Veep” Director Stephanie Laing’s Feature Debut

February 24, 2017 by Laura Berger

Rising star Gugu Mbatha-Raw has booked yet another gig.

Lauren Graham to Return to TV in “Linda From HR” & “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

February 24, 2017 by Rachel Montpelier

Lorelai Gilmore. Sarah Braverman. Linda from HR. That’s right, Lauren Graham might have just booked her next iconic role. Deadline writes…

“Beauty and the Beast” Tracking Suggests the Emma Watson Film Will Open Huge

February 24, 2017 by Laura Berger

“Beauty and the Beast” may be “a tale as old as time,” but audiences are clearly still eager to watch the story unfold: early tracking for…

Amanda Lipitz’s Dance Doc “Step” Gets a Release Date

February 24, 2017 by Laura Berger

The “Lethal Ladies” are set to dance their way into theaters. Fox Searchlight has announced a release date for “Step,” Amanda Lipitz’s…

“The Coldest City” Starring Charlize Theron Gets New Name and Release Date

February 23, 2017 by Rachel Montpelier

The Charlize Theron vehicle “The Coldest City,” based on the graphic novel by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, has a release date and a new…

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