ABC has renewed 13 more series for 2020-21, eight of them scripted, including freshmen Stumptown and mixed-ish. The broadcast network has picked up American Housewife, black-ish, The Conners, The Goldbergs, A Million Little Things, mixed-ish, The Rookie, Stumptown; reality stalwarts The Bachelor, Dancing with the Stars and Shark Tank; as well as the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire revival and newsmagazine 20/20. They join previously renewed flagship Grey’s Anatomy, which is in the middle of a two-season pickup, spinoff Station 19, The Good Doctor, American Idol, America’s Funniest Home Videos, as well as newly picked up scripted series Big Sky, from David E. Kelley, and Kari Lizer’s Call Your Mother and the recently ordered Supermarket Sweep reboot. This takes it to a total of 22 shows confirmed for the upcoming season. Related Story 'Schooled', ‘Bless This Mess, ‘Single Parents’, 'Emergence' & ‘Kids Say The Darndest … [Read more...] about ABC Renews 13 Series, Including Freshmen ‘Stumptown’ & ‘Mixed-ish’, For 2020-21 Season
Gallery Launch Gallery Everett Collection Los Angeles local Erin Sanders was only 14 years old when she scored the life-changing role of the brainy best friend Quinn Pensky -- who shows her smarts with the other students at Pacific Coast Academy -- in the Nickelodeon kids show "Zoey 101." Erin Sanders was cast alongside some pretty stand-out actors including Victoria Justice as the starry-eyed aspiring actress and BFF, Lola Martinez, Paul Butcher as the book-smarts younger brother, Dustin Brooks ... and of course Jamie Lynn Spears as the sporty older sister and title character, Zoey Brooks. Guess what she looks like now at 30 years old! … [Read more...] about Quinn Pensky in ‘Zoey 101’ ‘Memba Her?!
EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures , a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired North American rights to distribute writer/director Juan Martinez Vera’s Spiked . The pic will be produced by Per Melita. Aidan Quinn, Deirdre Lovejoy, Carlos Gomez, Danay Garcia, Wendy Makkena, Lovensky Jean-Baptiste, Walter Belenky. Sal Lopez, and Christopher Rich star in this indie feature drama. Joe Soldwedel and Brett Soldwedel serve as executive producers. On March 26th, Gravitas will launch the film across multiple VOD platforms, including Amazon Prime, Apple iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, Vimeo, Gravitas Movies, and release on SVOD platforms to follow later this year. Spiked is a dramatic story rooted in the injustices that immigrant workers experience along the U.S./Mexico border. Principal photography on the indie feature was completed in 2019 on location in and around southern Arizona. Related Story Gravitas Ventures Acquires 'Insight' & 'One And The Same'; Cleopatra Entertainment … [Read more...] about Gravitas Ventures Acquires ‘Spiked’ For North American Distribution
South by Southwest Conference and Festivals have revealed the full program for the 28th edition of the SXSW Film Festival — and it will all take place online March 16-20. As previously reported , the documentary Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil is set to open the fest while the Charli XCX quarantine docu Alone Together will serve as the film fest closer. Keeping in line with the films about musicians, Mary Wharton’s Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free will make its World Premiere as a centerpiece film. “It’s been a year unlike any we’ve experienced, first marked by the cancellation of SXSW 2020,” said Janet Pierson, Director of Film. “We feel privileged to have been able to pivot to SXSW Online and present a fantastic treasure trove of programming, including a pared down and wonderful selection of films that we know will delight, entertain and move our attendees. SXSW Online will bring attendees a multifaceted event that speaks to so many areas of creativity in one … [Read more...] about SXSW Film Festival Unveils Full Lineup; Charli XCX Quarantine Feature To Close Fest; Tom Petty Docu Set As Centerpiece
EXCLUSIVE Gabriel Aubry is rushing to family court today ... asking a judge to lift the order prohibiting him from seeing his daughter in the wake of the Thanksgiving day beatdown ... TMZ has learned. TMZ broke the story ... after Gabriel was arrested for battery ... a judge issued an emergency protective order blocking Gabriel from coming within 100 yards of Halle Berry , Nahla and Olivier Martinez . We're told Gabriel's lawyers will argue Olivier instigated the fight, beating the model to a pulp in Halle's motor court and even repeatedly slamming his head on the concrete. We're told Halle's lawyers will be in court this morning to oppose Gabriel's motion ... and Halle may show. Gabriel obtained a restraining order Monday against Olivier. Gallery Launch Gallery … [Read more...] about Gabriel Aubry Goes to Court — I Want My Daughter Back