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Paramount Players Options Gregg Hurwitz ‘Marked Man’ Books for Film Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Paramount Players has optioned eight novels from author Gregg Hurwitz’s “Marked Man” series of books, with plans to adapt them for a series of feature films. The division…

Peter Hedges’ Pandemic-Set Drama ‘The Same Storm’ to Open 2021 Austin Film Festival

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Peter Hedges’ drama “The Same Storm” is set to open the 2021 Austin Film Festival and Writers Conference (AFF). Festival organizers announced Thursday that the…

The biggest Emmys 2021 snubs and surprises: Michael K. Williams and more

Sunday night got off to a rollicking start — and rarely let up, leaving last year’s COVID-shellshocked ceremony safely in its rearview mirror.

The best and worst moments of Emmys 2021: Was it really #EmmysSoWhite?

It was a big night for “Ted Lasso,” Jean Smart, “The Crown,” and for “The Queen’s Gambit” director Scott Frank briefly becoming Hollywood’s most hated man. However, for major nominees of color, Emmys 2021 was a major disappointment — and #EmmysSoWhite was trending on Twitter by the time the broadcast ended after running 15 minutes overtime….

It’s High Time for the Emmys to Do Away With Time Limits for Acceptance Speeches

One of the most potent moments in the Emmy broadcast came during Michaela Coel’s speech for writing for a limited series. The “I May Destroy You” creator addressed…

‘The Crown’ and ‘Ted Lasso’s’ Big Emmy Wins Solidify TV’s New British — and Streaming — Invasions

Television’s British invasion was on full display Sunday night at the 73rd Emmys. Netflix’s “The Crown” and Apple TV Plus’ “Ted Lasso” — series both set in the…