Next year’s 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 pm Et/5 pm Pt on NBC. (For reference, the program aired on Sunday, Sept. 17 on CBS this year, and on Sunday, Sept. 18 on ABC last year.)
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The last time NBC was home to the ceremony, in 2014, the telecast was also broadcast on a Monday, but slightly earlier in the year on Aug. 25, to accommodate the network’s Sunday Night Football franchise. Prior to that, NBC scheduled the kudos-fest for a Sunday in August,
– Slamdance has announced the Beyond and Shorts programs for their 24th edition. The 2018 Slamdance Film Festival will run January 19 – 25 in Park City, Utah. This year, several Slamdance Alumni return with highly anticipated presentations in the Beyond lineup. All films program are made by emerging filmmakers working just beyond their first features.
“The films in the Beyond Program exhibit singular directorial vision while sharing a common commitment to challenge audiences to step outside their comfort zones,” said Beyond programmer, Josh Mandel in an official statement. “These bold and adventurous filmmakers represent the most current voices in American independent film, and will continue to push boundaries in the years ahead.”
This year’s short film lineup showcases productions from 26 countries, including: Canada, Iran, USA, and beyond. Shorts in the Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Anarchy, and Experimental sections are
Gabrielle Union, Christian Slater, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Jacob Vargas, and Michael K. Williams are also featured in the film. “The Public” is set in the Midwest during a brutal cold front, which prompts a group of homeless library patrons who refuse to leave Cincinnati’s downtown public library at closing time when they learn that emergency shelters have reached capacity. As a nonviolent act of civil disobedience escalates into a stand-off with law enforcement officials, issues such as homelessness, mental illness, and drug addiction are explored.
“I’ve long admired Emilio Estevez as an artist, actor, and director. With ‘The Public,’ I feel he
– The 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (Psiff) will present Holly Hunter with the Career Achievement Award at its annual Film Awards Gala. Past recipients of the Career Achievement Award include Annette Bening, Glenn Close, Kevin Costner, Bruce Dern, Robert Duvall, Clint Eastwood, Sally Field, Morgan Freeman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Lynn Redgrave.
“Holly Hunter’s career is filled with many memorable performances including her Academy Award-winning role in ‘The Piano’ as well as other films including ‘Broadcast News,’ ‘The Firm,’ ‘The Incredibles’ and more,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner in an official statement. “In her recent film ‘The Big Sick,’ she brings comedy and poignancy as a mother coping with her daughter’s coma, while bonding with her daughter’s ex-boyfriend. It is our great honor
Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” proved to be the night’s biggest winner, with three wins, including Best Screenplay, the Audience Award, and Breakthrough Director. Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name” proved victorious in the Best Feature category, winning out against a stacked list of competitors. Earlier in the night, star Timothee Chalamet won the Breakthrough Actor award for his star-making turn in the romance.
The ceremony’s nomination list was studded with some of the year’s most beloved indies, including “Get Out,” “Call Me by Your Name,” Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird,” Kogonada’s “Columbus,” and Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project.
"No, it wasn't. I had some scenes. It wasn't-for me, the beauty of working with friends is that someone can call you up and be like, 'I'd love for you to come and do this part for two days.
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As the second Star Wars Anthology flick after Rogue One, the Ron Howard-directed spinoff is shaping up to be a suitably starry affair, with a lineup that includes the likes of Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany, star of Infinity War and the yet-to-be-titled Avengers 4.
The latter only joined Solo after Ron Howard climbed on board, and subsequent reports all but confirmed that Bettany filled the role once occupied by Michael K. Williams – rumor has it that Williams initially signed on to play a motion-capture alien, though the part has since been rewritten to a human character. A “very cool” intergalactic gangster,
Ron Howard took over and instantly started posting cryptic pictures and short videos that gave an impression that everything was going along as planned behind the scenes of Solo: A Star Wars Story. The director's pictures and humorous and often heartfelt social media posts helped to shift the narrative
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“For sure, it wasn’t ideal. I think we missed an opportunity there a little bit.
It’s an announcement that not only sent shockwaves through the Star Wars community, but also the industry itself, and the entire ordeal had echoes of those scathing rumors that plagued Rogue One: A Star Wars Story mid-way through filming. Bringing an end to the drama almost as quickly as it began, Disney then appointed the Oscar-winning Ron Howard in place of Lord and Miller and ever since, he’s been hard at work putting the finishing touches on the pic.
Though for all his social media updates, and there have been quite a lot, we still don’t really know anything at all about the plot. Nor do we know much about who anyone’s playing in the film – aside
The live musical production of the musical “Rent” will air Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 on Fox. More details and casting will be announced later. Set in New York City’s East Village, “Rent” tells the story of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams during a time of great social and political turmoil. A re-imagining of Puccini’s “La Boheme,” the Broadway show celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. “Rent” will be executive-produced by Marc Platt (“Grease: Live,” “La La Land,” “Wicked”), Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson, and Revolution Studios’ Vince Totino, Scott Hemming and Marla Levine.
The upcoming HBO documentary “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” will debut on Dec. 4. Told
In the new photos released recently, Howard has used the same caption in both: "Shooting a scene about desperate and dark times in the Galaxy.
It’s an announcement that not only sent shockwaves through the Star Wars community, but also the industry itself, and the entire ordeal had echoes of those scathing rumors that plagued Rogue One: A Star Wars Story mid-way through filming. Bringing an end to the drama almost as quickly as it began, Disney then appointed the Oscar-winning Ron Howard in place of Lord and Miller and ever since, he’s been posting regular updates via his social media feeds.
From pics teasing the Kessel Run to a few shots of some of the new droids we’ll be meeting, the director has been keeping us right up to date and today, he’s delivered more. Taking to both Instagram and Twitter,
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