Monthly Archives: February 2017

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks to Adapt “Native Son” for the Screen

Suzan-Lori Parks: Stephanie Diani/suzanloriparks.comPulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is writing for the screen again. She’s penning an adaptation of Richard Wright’s influential 1940 novel “Native Son,” Flavorwire reports. Visual artist Rashid Johnson is helming the project. The first best-selling novel by … Continue reading

Rose Garnett Is the New Director of BBC Films

Film4’s Rose Garnett is headed to the British Broadcasting Company. The Hollywood Reporter writes that, per director of BBC content Charlotte Moore’s announcement today, Garnett is the new director of BBC Films. Garnett, who has been the head of creative at … Continue reading

“Divines” Wins Big at the César Awards

“Divines”Accepting the César Award for Best Actress for her performance in “Elle,” Isabelle Huppert told the ceremony’s crowd, “I’m good every year, but this year you finally noticed!” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Huppert was referencing the 15 César nominations … Continue reading