Creator, show runner and executive producer Alena Smith, alongside executive producer and star Steinfeld and star Jane Krakowski, made the announcement Saturday night at the Tribeca TV Festival, where “Dickinson” was the centerpiece. Zosia Mamet will also guest star as Louisa May Alcott.
There are no accounts of Dickinson and Thoreau, who was a “transcendentalist” best known for writing the classic “Walden” and the essay “Civil Disobedience,” having known each other, so it’s unclear how he will fit into the half-hour series.
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Friday, Apple TV+ announced Wiz Khalifa had also joined the cast, playing Death.
Lynch let it slip backstage at the Creative Arts Emmys that she and Lauper will co-star in a comedy that she described as “kind of a ‘Golden Girls’ for today.”
A quick Internet search revealed that writer and comedian Carol Leifer (“Seinfeld”) is behind the show as well. “It’s official, heading out next with a new half-hour comedy, starring Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper,” Leifer wrote on Facebook in July.
Whitford joined the cast of the streaming dystopian series at the end of its second season, in episodes that were released after the close of the 2018 Emmy eligibility window. The Television Academy agreed they could be submitted this year, and that decision now sees him picking up his third total trophy from the group. He previously won the supporting drama actor statue in 2001 for his work on “The West Wing” and the guest comedy actor one in 2015 for his turn on “Transparent.
Police officers responded to a 911 call at Ocasek’s home at 140 E. 19th Street at approximately 3 p.m. Et, the rep said. Officers discovered Ocasek unconscious and unresponsive. He was later pronounced dead at the scene, though no cause of death has been revealed. A rep for the New York City Office of
A remake deal was struck between Yong Film, part of Korea’s Next Entertainment World group, and French studio Studiocanal, Yong said on Monday. Yong co-produced the movie with Dexter Studios.
The Korean film is helmed by Lee Gae-byok, who is best-known for directing “Luck-Key,” itself a Korean-language remake of the Japanese film “Key of Life.” Male model-turned-actor Cha Seung-won (“Believer”) plays the lead role as the father.
The film opened in Korean cinemas on Wednesday, one day ahead of the major mid-autumn or Chuseok holiday weekend. It earned $6.48 million over five days, good enough for third place and a 16% of the weekend box office total.
Van Etten appears on the album’s first single, a jazzy version of Irving Berlin’s “Let’s Face The Music And Dance,” which was produced by Bryan Cook. Goldblum plays piano on
Opening on Wednesday, the Cj Entertainment release earned $20.2 million from 1.97 million admissions over five days. A film adaptation of Cj E&m’s 2014 hit TV series “The Bad Guys” accounted for 49% of the weekend box office. Opening on the same day, “Tazza: One Eyed Jack” and “Cheer Up, Mr. Lee” took second and third places, respectively.
Starring Don Lee (“Train to Busan”), the story begins as a prisoner transport vehicle overturns on a road and high-profile prisoners escape. The police form a special team of hardened criminals to catch the fugitives.
Lotte Cultureworks’ “One Eyed Jack” earned $12.8 million between Wednesday and Sunday. Directed by Kwon Oh-kwang and starring Park Jung-min and Ryoo Seung-bum, the third instalment of the “Tazza” film series
The film has been picked up by Palace for Australia and New Zealand, Artcam for Czech Republic and Slovakia, Kino Pavasaris for Lithuania, and Ost for Paradis for Denmark. The production company, Mer Film, releases the pic in Norway.
Jorunn Myklebust Syversen’s film stars Josefine Frida Pettersen, best known for her performance in Norwegian series “Skam.” She plays a disco dance champion and poster girl for the evangelical movement who then joins an even more radical church.
The film was produced by Maria Ekerhovd of Tromso-based Mer Film (“What Will People Say”), who also produced Syversen’s first feature, the comedy-drama “Hoggeren.”
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Joyn is a free platform offering live streaming of 55 channels, including German pubcasters Ard and Zdf, as well as a 30-day catchup library. The service, which launched in June, said it already has 3.8 million active monthly users, who do not have to register or subscribe.
Joyn has bought international dramas to bolster its offering, including Alex Pina’s acclaimed Spanish drama “The Pier.
In the email, Flowers related to Ocasek how much the Cars have meant to him. “I just wanted to reach out and make you
Chinese action fantasy “Jade Dynasty” led the weekend box office in its debut with $38.1 million, figures from consultancy Artisan Gateway showed. That was higher than the global total for the much-lauded “Hustlers,” which took $33 million in its opening in North America and $37.7 million worldwide.
China’s box office this year is running 2.5% behind this point last year, but the past weekend was not too shabby. Artisan Gateway reported a total gross of $111 million between Friday and Sunday, exceeding the $109 million earned at the box office in North America.
Starring Mandopop idol Sean Xiao Zhan, Li Qin (“The Founding of an Army”) and Rocket Girls 101 singer Meng Meiqi, “Jade Dynasty” is directed by Hong Kong’s Tony Ching Siu-tung,
The pic follows the journey of an unnamed boy in Nazi-occupied Central Europe. The boy is entrusted by his persecuted parents to an elderly foster mother, but when the old woman dies, the boy is left to fend for himself, wandering through the countryside. As he struggles for survival, he suffers through extraordinary brutality meted out by the ignorant, superstitious peasants, and he witnesses the terrifying violence of the efficient, ruthless soldiers, both Russian and German.
The film generated controversy at Venice and Toronto for its violence. Variety‘s reviewer wrote: “The extreme lashings of suffering and sadism shown here are
Directed by first-time helmer Kamal Khan, the gangland thriller set in Karachi’s underbelly follows the events that transpire when a woman in search of her husband’s killer is thrown together with a cab driver and petty criminal who dreams of escaping to Dubai. Mansha Pasha and Ahmed Ali Akbar star.
The movie, produced by Nehr Ghar Film, was released in March across Pakistan and was a critical and commercial success. It is receiving some festival play, including at the Singapore South Asian Intl. Film Festival and the upcoming Chicago South Asian Film Festival and Tasveer South Asian Film Festival in Seattle.
Pakistan submitted films for Oscar consideration in 1959 and 1963 and then stopped. It began submitting annually again from 2013, but has yet to secure a nomination.
The Academy Selection Committee
At the time, the Cars hadn’t performed since a quick 12-date reunion tour in 2011 to support their comeback record Move Like This. It was
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Church and Flynn said: “Establishing an embedded presence in one of Europe’s most important territories represents a significant step for Youngest Media. We’ve been
Its cryptic, rigorously minimalist progress will test the patience of many viewers and present a challenge for commercial placements. Still, this is — not just the Ukraine’s, as this largely depoliticized statement is one of universal relevance.
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