Previously, the Kings created, executive produced and showran CBS’ legal drama series The Good Wife, which aired for seven seasons and earned them WGA and Peabody awards, a Humanitas Prize, and a PGA and several Emmy nominations. A bit of Emmy trivia: the Kings are the only writers to land an Emmy writing nomination for a broadcast drama over the past decade, since 2010. They did it twice — in 2010 and 2016 for the pilot and series finale of The Good Wife, respectively. … [Read more...] about Michelle & Robert King Sign With UTA
Mercedes Ruehl shared the screen with stars like Robert Loggia as the toy giant, Mr. MacMillan, John Heard as the paddle ball-cheating Paul Davenport, Elizabeth Perkins as the ravishing Susan Lawrence ... and of course, Tom Hanks as the larger-than-life Josh Baskin. … [Read more...] about The Mom in ‘Big’ ‘Memba Her?!
Last week, China opened a limited number of screens with social distancing measures in place. Universal's Dolittle topped China's box office alongside other films like Vin Diesel's Bloodshot and Sonic The Hedgehog. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar was one of the re-releases in China in anticipation of his upcoming film Tenet. … [Read more...] about China Box Office Opens With Dolittle And Interstellar; Scores Single-Day Record Since Reopening
At Apple, Appian Way joins a roster of companies under deals that includes Elba’s Green Door Pictures, Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions, A24 and Imagine Documentaries; as well as trusted studios for kids and family entertainment, Sesame Workshop and Peanuts. … [Read more...] about Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Inks First-Look Deal With Apple
Odom first saw a workshop version of Hamilton at Vassar and found himself responding, almost viscerally, to “The Story of Tonight,” an early number in which Hamilton and three friends (Mulligan, the Marquis de Lafayette and John Laurens) boisterously drink together in a tavern on the eve of the Revolution. “That’s the one that made me a puddle, because it was four men of color onstage singing a song about friendship and brotherhood and love, and I had never seen that in a musical,” Odom says. “I had seen white guys do it, in Jersey Boys, in Les Miz. Never seen a black guy. So I was a mess, and from that point, I was along for the ride.” … [Read more...] about ‘Hamilton’ Mania! Backstage at the Cultural Event of Our Time