Production has officially begun on The Gilded Age Season 2 and HBO is giving fans a first look at the set in a new photo of Carrie Coon and Morgan Spector above. Shooting is underway in Rhode Island and New York state. While it’s unknown how much time has elapsed since the Season 1 finale, the Russells have plenty of reasons to look so gleeful. At last, Bertha (Coon) made her big debut in society with a glorious gala that was attended by anyone who is anyone in New York City—even if some were there against their wishes. Yes, the likes of Agnes van Rhijn ( Christine Baranski ) and her sister Ada Brook ( Cynthia Nixon ) dressed to the nines for the celebration but they only made an appearance at the behest of their longtime friend Caroline Astor (Donna Murphy), who was there herself to please her daughter. Here’s what HBO is teasing about Season 2: The Gilded Age was a period of immense economic change, huge fortunes made and lost, and fierce rivalry … [Read more...] about ‘The Gilded Age’: Carrie Coon & Morgan Spector Kick Off Season 2 Production In First Look Photo
Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose and Jennifer Jason Leigh have joined the cast of Chris Pine ’s directorial debut Poolman . They join the previously announced cast of Pine, Annette Bening and Danny DeVito. Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios is fully financing the project, which it launched at EFM earlier this year, and will continue to shop to buyers on the Croisette this week. Pine directs from a script he co-write with Ian Gotler, Bening and DeVito. Pine plays Darren Barrenman, a hapless dreamer and would be philosopher who spends his days looking after the pool of the Tahitian Tiki apartment block in sunny Los Angeles and crashing city council meetings with his neighbors Jack and Diane (DeVito and Bening). When Barrenman uncovers the greatest water heist in LA history since Chinatown he makes uneasy alliances with a beautiful and connected femme fatale while following every lead he can with corrupt city officials, burned out Hollywood types and mysterious benefactors – all in the … [Read more...] about Ariana DeBose & Jennifer Jason Leigh Join Chris Pine’s Directorial Debut ‘Poolman’
Edie Falco ( Nurse Jackie , The Sopranos ) has landed a leading role in the Peacock series Bupkis , a half-hour live-action comedy that tells a fictionalized version of Pete Davidson ‘s life. Falco will play the role of Davidson’s mom. Falco and Davidson revealed the casting in person at the NBCUniversal Upfront presentation on Monday. Bupkis, which Davidson is co-writing with his longtime friend and collaborator Dave Sirus as well as Judah Miller, will combine grounded storytelling with absurd elements from the unfiltered and original worldview for which Davidson is known. The show, which has been compared to Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, is expected to reflect Davidson’s real-life persona with unapologetically R-rated storytelling. Bupkis is executive produced by Davidson, Sirus, and Miller as well as Michaels, Andrew Singer, and Erin David of Broadway Video, which is producing with Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, … [Read more...] about Edie Falco To Star In Pete Davidson Peacock Series ‘Bupkis’
Top Chef leads the field with five nominations for the fourth annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, which were announced today. Netflix scooped a dozen noms to top all networks and platforms. Launched in 2019, the Critics Choice Real TV Awards celebrate programming across platforms and also recognize industry leaders with special awards highlighting career achievements. The 2022 ceremony hosted by Randy and Jason Sklar is set for June 12 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. “Given its ongoing popularity across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other platforms, it’s clear that unscripted programming is deserving of special recognition by the Critics Choice Association,” said Ed Martin, President of the Critics Choice Association’s TV Branch. “The exciting programs and diverse personalities selected by our five nominating committees represent the best that this multi-faceted genre has to offer.” Here are the nominees for the fourth annual … [Read more...] about Critics Choice Real TV Awards: ‘Top Chef’ Whips Up Leading Five Nominations; Netflix Tops Networks
EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated filmmakers Alex Fumero and Kareem Tabsch are partnering to form the production company Trojan Horse . The company will be based in Los Angeles and Miami. Deadline recently announced their latest project under the banner for Onyx, the limited docuseries Gigante , in collaboration with Don Francisco. Producing unscripted and scripted feature films, series, and podcasts, Trojan Horse recently co-produced the four-part docuseries Menudo: Forever Young , directed by Angel Manuel Soto and Kristofer Rios. The series is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival ahead of its June 23 release on HBO Max. Fumero executive produced the project. Trojan Horse also produced the podcast Crumbs with Sonoro for iHeartMedia. “We’re both bilingual, bicultural, first-generation Americans. Like us, there are millions more who coexist across various cultures and communities and whose stories are important, compelling, entertaining, and ready to … [Read more...] about ‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Filmmakers Alex Fumero & Kareem Tabsch Launch Production Company Trojan Horse
PWCC Marketplace A super rare, nearly 40-year-old Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sticker just hit the auction block ... and TMZ Sports has learned it's about to sell for a STAGGERING sum!! We're told the piece -- which is a sticker/card from the 1986 Fleer set -- is currently sitting at $95,000 in the bidding ... and is expected to fetch several thousands more by the time the auction concludes later this week. Officials at PWCC Marketplace -- the org. hosting the auction -- tell us the scarcity of this particular KAJ sticker is what makes it a must-have item. The experts say out of the 2,484 Abdul-Jabbar fleer stickers that have been graded by PSA, only 14 of them received a perfect 10 -- and this sticker is one of them. "It is extremely hard to find this sticker in this grade," PWCC exec. Jesse Craig said. "A gem mint version of this asset surfaces for sale so rarely at auction that collectors are moving very aggressively to secure it." The previous record … [Read more...] about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Fleer Sticker Hits Auction, Expected To Fetch Six Figures!