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‘Underground Railroad’ Set for 2019 Bow; Barry Jenkins to Direct All Episodes

Amazon officially announced today that Barry Jenkins’ in gestation project to bring Colson Whitehead’s book The Underground Railroad to life has been ordered to series from the streamer. It was also announced that Oscar winner Jenkins will direct all 11 episodes himself. Amazon had picked up the series a year ago but Jenkins opted to adapt and direct If Beale Street Could …

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Cannes 2018: What We Could See, What We Want to See on the Croisette

We’re just over three weeks from the announcement of the official lineup of the 71st Cannes Film Festival (April 12) but I’ve been mulling over who we’re likely to see what Fremaux favorites and emerging talent could show up as well as what I’m hoping does. Predicting what will show up at Cannes is always a crapshoot but with such …

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Emmy Podcast #18: Writing, Directing and Guest Acting Categories

This 18th Emmy podcast I am joined by former and current Emmy Experts Peter Cioth and Chris Pepper to break down the newly revealed nomination ballots to discuss the writing, directing and guest acting categories. This podcast runs 1h 45m. Don’t forget to run over the our Emmy Experts 2017 Emmy nomination predictions right here. Opening music: the theme from …

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