Archive For April 25, 2016

Director Anthony Hemingway On ‘The People V. O.J.,’ ‘Underground’ And Diversity In Hollywood | Forbes

Director Anthony Hemingway On ‘The People V. O.J.,’ ‘Underground’ And Diversity In Hollywood | Forbes

Executive producer and director Anthony Hemingway – who has recently worked on ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’ and ‘Underground’ – discusses how Hollywood will become more diverse through diverse shows not only being critically acclaimed, but also financially successful. Source: Director Anthony Hemingway On ‘The People V. O.J.,’ ‘Underground’ And Diversity In…

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Diversity Actually Helps Films Perform Better Internationally, According To New Study |CINEMABLEND

Diversity Actually Helps Films Perform Better Internationally, According To New Study |CINEMABLEND

New studies have just been released that definitively prove that movies do better overseas when they include a diverse cast of performers, because science. Source: Diversity Actually Helps Films Perform Better Internationally, According To New Study – CINEMABLEND

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MIPTV: ‘Undercover’ Writer on U.K. Diversity Issues on TV – Hollywood Reporter

MIPTV: ‘Undercover’ Writer on U.K. Diversity Issues on TV – Hollywood Reporter

Among the many British series heading to MIPTV in Cannes this weekend is BBC Worldwide’s Undercover, the latest offering from playwright and screenwriter Peter Moffat, best known for the legal dramas Silk, Criminal Justice and North Square, as well as 2004’s Benedict Cumberbatch-breakout Stephen Hawking biopic Hawking. Source: MIPTV: ‘Undercover’ Writer on U.K. Diversity Issues…

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Stan Lee’s ‘Chakra’ Set As Live Action Movie | Variety

Stan Lee’s ‘Chakra’ Set As Live Action Movie | Variety

Stan Lee’s ‘Chakra’ animated series set as Bollywood live action movie from Phantom Films, Graphic India Source: Stan Lee’s ‘Chakra’ Set As Live Action Movie | Variety

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’20/20′ Prince Special Ratings: ABC Special Tops Friday in Demo | Variety

’20/20′ Prince Special Ratings: ABC Special Tops Friday in Demo | Variety

Despite going up against NBC’s own hour devoted to the pop star’s death, the Alphabet newsmag was the night’s top program in key demos. Source: ’20/20′ Prince Special Ratings: ABC Special Tops Friday in Demo | Variety

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The ‘Sundance Of Black Cinema’ Grows In Brooklyn – Forbes

The ‘Sundance Of Black Cinema’ Grows In Brooklyn – Forbes

David Harewood stars in ‘Free in Deed,’ Jake Mahaffy’s Venice Film Festival award-winning feature There’s a lot more to black cinema than screwball comedies and epic, historical features about slavery and civil rights. No disrespect to ambitious, important films like 12 Years a Slave and Selma, or even the subtly subversive Barbershop franchise, but such […] Source: The ‘Sundance…

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Tracy Morgan Cancels Mississippi Performance Over Anti-LGBT Law – Hollywood Reporter

Tracy Morgan Cancels Mississippi Performance Over Anti-LGBT Law – Hollywood Reporter

  Add Tracy Morgan’s name to the growing list of performers who refuse to perform in states passing anti-LGBT legislation. Source: Tracy Morgan Cancels Mississippi Performance Over Anti-LGBT Law – Hollywood Reporter

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Director Susanne Bier on Women in Hollywood

Director Susanne Bier on Women in Hollywood

  “My worry: I don’t want us to be fringe. We are more than half of the world’s population, and we are always put in a box as if we’re a minority.” Source: Director Susanne Bier on Women in Hollywood

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Fearless hiring: Event seeks to bring employers and disabled employees together | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Fearless hiring: Event seeks to bring employers and disabled employees together | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

KAILUA-KONA — Dr. Alette Coble-Temple rolled up to the speakers’ table Friday at the Workforce Empowerment Breakfast at the Kailua-Kona VFW Post and got straight to the point. Source: Fearless hiring: Event seeks to bring employers and disabled employees together | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

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20th Century Fox, Paramount Have No Female Directors Through 2018

20th Century Fox, Paramount Have No Female Directors Through 2018

A tally by TheWrap found 22 consecutive films from Fox — not counting Fox Searchlight — and 25 from Paramount had no women directors in sight Source: 20th Century Fox, Paramount Have No Female Directors Through 2018

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