Dropped by agents, careers chopped short, many women who brought harassment suits against the network say they've been branded as toxic in TV news and wear a Scarlett letter: "I couldn't bounce back." Julie Roginsky was optimistic walking into her first meeting with an agent after leaving Fox News in 2017. A charismatic Democratic strategist and daughter of Soviet dissidents, Roginsky supplied a rare progressive voice on Fox shows like The Five and Outnumbered. The agent, who represents major TV news talent, had been pursuing Roginsky heavily over the previous year, dangling the prospect of incredible opportunities at Fox and elsewhere. Roginsky seemed poised to transition from part-time commentator to one of the network's full-time co-host slots, a role that typically comes with a seven-figure salary and the promise of lucrative book deals and speaking fees. But in April 2017, Roginsky became one of several women who sued the network and its former CEO, Roger Ailes, for sexual … [Read more...] about Fox News Whistleblowers, Struggling for Work, Claim Widespread TV Industry Retaliation: “No One Was Hiring Me”
Shades of Blue creator Adi Hasak is teaming with Red Arrow Studios International and Universal Television to develop a U.S. version of popular German series The Last Cop (Der Letzte Bulle), under his Adi TV Studios banner. Hasak will write the pilot script and serve as executive producer and showrunner. Dean Parisot, who directed last year’s NBC hit Good Girls, will direct the pilot and serve as executive producer. Philipp Steffens also executive produces with Red Arrow Studios International’s Jan David Frouman and Shirley Bowers. The Last Cop tells the story of Mick Briggs, an alpha male detective, who wakes up from a 25-year coma and struggles to find his identity as a man, husband and father in a world he neither recognizes nor understands. The award-winning series was originally written and developed by Robert Dannenberg and Stefan Scheich and created and produced by ITV Studios Germany for SAT.1, where 60 one-hour episodes have aired. Red Arrow Studios … [Read more...] about ‘Shades Of Blue’ Creator Developing German Series ‘The Last Cop’ For U.S.
Shweta Tiwari is one of the beautiful and talented actresses we have in the television industry. Post &TV's Begusarai, the actress was on a break after she gave birth to son Reyansh in 2016 and was enjoying motherhood. She made her comeback with Sony TV's show Mere Dad Ki Dulhan and is also seen in Ekta Kapoor's web series Hum Tum & Them. For the first time, Shweta will be seen doing intimates scenes (with Akshay Oberoi aka Yudi) in the web series. The actress revealed that she was hesitant to do bold scenes and had even locked herself in the vanity and cry! Shweta Tiwari Used To Lock Herself In Vanity & Cry Shweta revealed that she had a lot of mood swings while shooting intimate scenes. She was quoted by Spotboye as saying, "All these people have tolerated me so much on set. I used to leave the sets and lock myself inside the vanity and cry saying ‘I can't do it'." Palak Convinced Her To Do Intimate Scenes "When the script came to me, there were kisses mentioned … [Read more...] about Shweta Tiwari Used To Lock Herself & Cry; Says Daughter Convinced Her To Do Intimate Scenes
The wait is finally over as the trailer of Deepika Padukone's much-anticipated film, 'Chhapaak' has finally hit the internet. Based on acid-attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, the actress plays the lead and is also co-producing this film. 'Chhapaak' also stars Vikrant Massey as Deepika's love interest. The film revolves around Malti (Deepika Padukone) who is attacked with acid on a street in New Delhi, in 2005. 'Chhapaak' then takes us on a journey about surviving an acid attack in India, the medico-legal-social state of affairs that transpires after the acid has been hurled and the face is irreparably burnt. Check out the trailer here. Revealing the reason behind the film's title, Meghna Gulzar earlier shared in a Mumbai Mirror interview that they were toying with two titles- Gandhak, the Hindi word for sulphuric acid and Chhapaak, the sound of a splash. Finally, they settled for 'Chhapaak' as it strongly resonated with everyone and conveyed that the film is about acid violence almost … [Read more...] about Chhapaak Trailer: Deepika Padukone As Acid-attack Survivor Malti Teaches Us To Always Choose Hope!
The U.K.-based company is buying the Canadian production equipment and services company as a local Hollywood film boom gathers pace. As Ontario's Hollywood film boom grows, The Ashtead Group has acquired William F. White International, Canada's biggest film, TV and digital production equipment rental business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the U.K.-based equipment rental giant — which is colloquially called "Whites" and runs the Sunbelt U.S. construction and industrial equipment rental division —is entering the film production equipment rental business as deep-pocketed Hollywood streamers and studios aggressively lock up studio space, talent and crews in and around Toronto. Whites' customers include major Hollywood studios Warner Bros, Walt Disney, Universal Studios, MGM and Lionsgate and Silicon Valley players like Amazon Prime and Apple as they enter the TV streaming space and require original content of their own. Paul Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Whites … [Read more...] about Ashtead Group Acquires Movie Equipment Rental Giant William F. White International