Producers

‘Jeen-yus’ Review: Kanye West Documentary Chronicles an Inspiring Rise, Followed by a Long, Polarizing Plateau

Netflix’s epic Kanye West documentary, “Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy,” will unfold in three feature-length parts, as the subtitle promises. (The first part premiered Sunday in the Sundance Film…

Sally Wainwright, Claudia Winkleman, ‘Top Gear’ Hosts to Feature at Virtual BBC Studios Showcase 2022

BBC Studios has unveiled the line-up for its annual Showcase and it includes creatives such as “Happy Valley” creator Sally Wainwright and the hosts of “Top Gear.” The…

Women Directors Could Set an Oscar Record in Screenplay Categories (and More)

The fight for women to be recognized for their directorial achievements stretches back for decades, but, too often, the screenwriters aren’t given that same spotlight. However, this year…

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Star James Snyder Fired From Broadway Show After Independent Investigation

James Snyder, the star of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” has been fired from the hit Broadway play in the wake of a cast member complaint about…

National Geographic Buys Environmental Docu-Thriller ‘The Territory’ Following Sundance Film Festival Premiere

National Geographic Documentary Films has acquired “The Territory,” a timely look at indigenous-led land defense in the Amazon rainforest, following its premiere at the virtual Sundance Film Festival.…

‘Supernatural’ Re-Watch Podcast Gets Launch Date; ‘Central Park’ Season 2 Trailer (TV News Roundup)

A re-watch podcast for popular fantasy-drama series “Supernatural,” titled “Supernatural Then and Now,” is set to launch Jan. 24. Hosted by Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict (who…

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2 Trailer Offers First Look at Whoopi Goldberg’s Return as Guinan

Paramount Plus dropped a new trailer for “Star Trek: Picard” Season 2 that offers fans a first look at Whoopi Goldberg’s return as Guinan. In Season 2, Picard…

‘The Tudors’ Star Aníta Briem to Debut as TV Show Creator with ‘As Long as We Live’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Icelandic international star Aníta Breim (“The Tudors,” “The Minister,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth”) is making her debut as a creator and writer with the drama…

Global Craft Talent and Locations Elevate Oscar Front-Runners

The art of world building is pushing several international films to the forefront this awards season, and Hollywood has sweeping foreign visuals, borderless below-the-line talent and coveted tax…

Documentaries on the Holocaust, Zimbabwe and College Applications Among New Slate of BBC Storyville Films

The BBC’s Storyville strand, which sets out to showcase the world’s best international documentaries, has picked up a new slate of eight films. They will be screened on…

Call My Remake: U.K. Adaptation of French Hit is ‘All Inspired By True Events’

French comedy “Call My Agent!” was a domestic hit after it launched on France’s TF1 network in 2015 but it wasn’t until later, when it got picked up…

How HBO’s ‘Music Box’ Series Digs Into Kenny G and Juice WRLD

When HBO renewed Bill Simmons’ “Music Box” documentary series for a second season in December, it wasn’t exactly surprising. Critics, film festival programmers and audiences were immediately taken…