Monthly Archives: August 2016

Issa Rae Signs First Look Deal with HBO

Issa Rae: HBOIssa Rae, creator and star of HBO’s upcoming comedy “Insecure,” has signed a first-look production deal with the network, Deadline reports. The two-year contract will have Rae develop programming for diverse voices for all of HBO’s platforms, including HBO GO … Continue reading

Anne Hathaway to Star in “Live Fast Die Hot”

Anne Hathaway in “The Intern”Anne Hathaway has signed on to star in “Live Fast Die Hot,” a film adaptation of actress Jenny Mollen’s best-selling book released this June, The Tracking Board reports. Warner Bros. snagged the rights to the book, whose … Continue reading

Ellen DeGeneres and Emily Kapnek Team Up for New ABC Comedy

Ellen DeGeneres on “American Idol”Ellen DeGeneres is joining forces with Emily Kapnek, the creator of “Selfie” and “Suburgatory,” for a new single-camera comedy series. “Splitting Up Together” has secured a put pilot commitment from ABC, Deadline reports. The project comes from … Continue reading

September 2016 Film Preview

“Queen of Katwe”by Kate Gardner and Rachel Montpelier From tense horror films to powerful documentaries, the diversity of films this September shows that films by and about women span all genres and tell fascinating stories. The month starts off with several … Continue reading