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From ‘Zombieland’ to Sundance: Jesse Eisenberg on Teaming With Emma Stone for ‘When You Finish Saving the World’

For Jesse Eisenberg’s feature directorial debut, “When You Finish Saving the World,” he crafted a quirky family dramedy about a woman Evelyn (Julianne Moore) and her “oblivious” son…

Ahsoka Tano Disney Plus Series Adds Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has signed on for a role in the upcoming Ahsoka Tano live-action series at Disney Plus, Variety has confirmed. Rosario Dawson is set to star in…

Kirsten Dunst to Star in Alex Garland’s Action Epic ‘Civil War’ at A24

After teaming for Academy Award winner “Ex Machina” and the upcoming project “Men,” A24 has announced Alex Garland’s latest movie, “Civil War.” Kirsten Dunst is set to star…

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dead at 68

He was best known for his brilliant, subversive turn in the 1988 comedy “Coming to America” and won an Emmy for the FX series “Baskets.”

Disney TV Promotes Trisha Husson to Head of Strategy, Business Operations and Finance

Trisha Husson has been promoted to head of strategy of business operations and finance for Disney General Entertainment, the TV creative unit of The Walt Disney Company. Following…

FilmLA Reported Record Number of Shoot Days in 4th Quarter of 2021 Before Omicron Brought Delays

FilmLA has released its report for fourth quarter filming in the L.A. region. From October to December there was an all-time quarterly record of 10,780 shoot days. The…

‘Yellowjackets,’ Lil Nas X and ‘West Side Story’ Land GLAAD Media Award Nominations

GLAAD announced the nominations for their 33rd Media Awards on Wednesday morning. The 226 nominees include Lil Nas X, “West Side Story,” “Hacks,” Anderson Cooper and “Yellowjackets.” HBO…

Netflix Introduces Emerging Filmmaker Initiative (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has launched a new pipeline program aimed at launching the “next wave of marquee filmmakers” working in high-concept genres. The Emerging Filmmaker Initiative (EFI) gives three filmmakers…

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

Peak TV Tally: According to FX Research, A Record 559 Original Scripted Series Aired in 2021

Peak TV is back. After a dip in 2020 — the first decline since FX began tallying the number of scripted series every year — the number of…

AFI Awards Reception Rescheduled for March 11

As awards ceremonies continue to reshuffle due to the COVID surge, the American Film Institute announced the reception for the 2021 honorees will move to March 11 at…

Writers Guild Unveils 2022 WGA TV Award Nominees: ‘Yellowjackets,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Reservation Dogs’ and More

“Hacks,” “Yellowjackets” and “Hacks” are among the top nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, announced on Thursday. Winners will be honored at a joint 2021 Writers Guild…