Orange Is the New Black creator heads up Netflix quarantine series Social Distance ‘telling the stories of the moment’

ORANGE Is the New Black’s creator is leading a new Netflix quarantine series called Social Distance which will ‘tell the stories of the moment’. Jenji Kohan and her team have created the anthology series for the streaming service as the … Read more…

Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman & Imelda Staunton To Star In BBC Remake Of Alan Bennett’s Monologue Series ‘Talking Heads’

The BBC has dusted off British playwright Alan Bennett’s famous series of Talking Heads monologues and is remaking them for the coronavirus age with a head-turning cast. Killing Eve actress Jodie Comer, Sherlock‘s Martin Freeman and the soon-to-be star of The … Read more…

Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, Kristin Scott Thomas Start Production on Alan Bennett’s ‘Talking Heads’ For BBC

Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig, Kristin Scott Thomas and Imelda Staunton are among the stars lined up for new BBC One adaptations of playwright Alan Bennett’s acclaimed “Talking Heads” monologues, which start filming Tuesday. Ten of the original pieces … Read more…

‘My Brilliant Friend’ Second Season Heads To China After Fremantle Inks First-Of-Its-Kind Deal With Three Platforms

The second season of Italian-language drama My Brilliant Friend: The Story Of A New Name is heading to China after Fremantle signed a deal with three of the country’s leading platforms. iQIYI, Youku (Alibaba) and Tencent Video have all bought the … Read more…

UK Genre Firm Adds Two For AFM Slate; ‘The Favourite’ Backer Screen Ireland Ups Funding; Tobias Lindholm Series Heads To BBC, RTL — Global Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: UK genre sales firm Devilworks has added two titles to its slate for the upcoming American Film Market. Matteo Rolleri’s outfit has boarded world sales rights to U.S. supernatural horror The Special by B. Harrison Smith (Death House) about … Read more…

Offset Says That Hip-Hop Heads Should Be Kissing The Migos’ Feet For Bringing Hip-Hop Mainstream — Gets Bashed By Lupe Fiasco!

Offset is making his rounds to promote his new album ‘Father of Four.’ After catching the attention of his baby mama for a comment made about the paternity of his daughter, the 27-year-old is ticking off some of the veterans … Read more…

Award-Winning Film ‘Charcoal’ Heads to National Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution

Francesca Andre combined her experiences with colorism and passion for storytelling into Charcoal, an award-winning film which puts the spotlight on healing from prejudice, discrimination, and preferential treatment based on the skin tone, facial features, and hair textures among people … Read more…