Emayatzy Corinealdi Will Take on Dwayne Johnson in ‘Ballers’ + Books Series Regular Role in CBS’ Pilot, ‘The Get’

Emayatzy Corinealdi in "The Door" (2013)

A double-shot of Emayatzy Corinealdi… First, the actress has booked a series regular role in CBS’ drama pilot “The Get,” which hails from Bridget Carpenter “Friday Night Lights,” and centers on a team of determined online journalists who use unconventional… Continue Reading

Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions Inks First-Look TV Deal with Full-Service Studio Sonar Entertainment

Jordan Peel - GET OUT

Leading independent entertainment studio Sonar Entertainment has entered into a first-look TV and digital deal with Jordan Peele’s production company Monkeypaw Productions. The announcement was made today by Thomas Lesinski, CEO, Sonar Entertainment and Jordan Peele. “Jordan Peele is one… Continue Reading

After Seeing ‘I Am Not Your Negro,’ Stream 1963 James Baldwin Documentary ‘Take This Hammer’ This Weekend

James Baldwin, "Take This Hammer"

WNET, America’s flagship PBS station (and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21), is making the groundbreaking 1963 documentary, “Take This Hammer,” available via Facebook Live on Friday, February 24 at 8 pm. This event marks the first time WNET will… Continue Reading

Review: ‘Let the Fire Burn’ Is Powerfully & Masterfully Structured (Independent Lens Doc Now Streaming for Free)

"Let the Fire Burn"

The Emmy award-winning documentary showcase Independent Lens announced earlier this week that it will stream for free, ten of its popular titles – feature documentaries united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of independent filmmakers – from… Continue Reading

Gruesome New Clip from British Post-Apocalyptic Thriller ‘Girl with All the Gifts’ (Opens Feb. 24)

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

After its Cannes film market premiere last year (2016), Saban Films picked up USA distribution rights to the British post-apocalyptic Thriller “The Girl with All the Gifts,” directed by Colm McCarthy (“Peaky Blinders,” “Sherlock”), adapted by M.R. Carey from his own novel of the same… Continue Reading