A powerful adaptation of the Broadway play, in which an estranged couple deal with a family crisis when their son gets into trouble with the police. There follows 90 minutes of nail-biting, superbly acted drama with Kerry Washington reprising her stage role in a thrilling turn. The fact that all the action is confined to a single set might hamper its chances, as some of the other contenders are on a much bigger scale, but in the wake of the George Floyd scandal, this film has taken on more resonance and relevance than ever. … [Read more...] about Emmy Predictions 2020: Outstanding Television Movie – Netflix Has Four Of Five Nominees Including ‘El Camino’ But Is This Breaking ‘Bad Education’ For HBO?
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On June 20. Deadline presented Phase 1 of our The Contenders Television all-day virtual event, a huge success with record attendance and withrecord numbers of participants including 100-plus stars and creatives. Now it is time for Phase 2 on Sunday, August 16, for an all-new, all-day invitation-only edition of Contenders TV featuring numerous Emmy and Television Critics Association nominees as well as many 2020 Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and SAG winners. It is the place to be for voters, and it all will be livestreamed beginning at 8 a.m. PT. … [Read more...] about Deadline’s The Contenders Television Phase 2 Virtual Event Set For Sunday; 75 Actors/BTS Nominees Set To Participate
I saw Oscar winners Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence sending each other non-verbal signs of encouragement for the performances that have put them back in the race this year. At the cocktail hour mother! director Darren Aronofsky told me he hoped his words about the controversial film haven’t hurt Lawrence’s Best Actress chances as he thinks she is exceptional in it, and he’s right – she is. Richard Gere thanked me for supporting what I think is the best work of his career in Norman. That is a no-brainer. The movie’s only sin is that it came out in April, but as one Academy governor who came by to say hello to him noted, “it’s a movie that sticks to your ribs.” Let’s hope the never-nominated Gere can break through. The screener was one of the first sent this season. Gere knows it is important to bring attention to it and he was doing that, even though it’s tough in a room full of people … [Read more...] about Governors Awards Ignore Scandals, Hand Out Year’s First Oscars
In other years, the Awards are typically a centerpiece of a week-long conference and festival, with numerous business-related panels and nightly performances at several local venues. With touring indefinitely paused, AmericanaFest transformed this year into Thriving Roots, a virtual conference taking place September 16th to 18th. Presentations include Brandi Carlile in conversation with Yola, Emmylou Harris speaking with Ken Burns, and the Black Pumas discussing artistic development. … [Read more...] about Americana Awards Postpone Live Show Amid Covid-19 Concerns
Presenters for the five nights include Monica Aldama (Cheer), Jeff Bridges (The Old Man), Rose Byrne (Mrs. America), Bobby Cannavale (Homecoming), Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black), Desus Nice & The Kid Mero (Desus & Mero), Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian; Better Call Saul), Brandee Evans (P-Valley), Chris Hardwick (The Wall; The Talking Dead), Jerry Harris (Cheer), Thomas Lennon (Reno 911), Daryl Mitchell (NCIS: New Orleans), Hilarie Burton Morgan (Friday Night In With The Morgans), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Friday Night In With The Morgans; The Walking Dead), Erin Moriarty (The Boys), Lamorne Morris (Woke), Leslie Odom Jr. (Central Park), Jeremy Pope (Hollywood), Issa Rae (A Black Lady Sketch Show; Insecure), Monica Raymund (Hightown), Drew Scott (Property Brothers) and Wanda Sykes (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel). … [Read more...] about How To Watch The Creative Arts Emmy Awards Online & On TV