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How A TV Series On 'The Negro Motorist Green Book' Got Sidetracked Because Of The Recent, Controversial Film

A TV project that highlights the real history behind The Negro Motorist Green Book was initially put on the shelf because of Peter Farrelly's film Green Book. However, the team behind that pilot are now bringing it back out. The Hollywood Reporter states that filmmaker Chandus Jackson and Stan & Deliver Films' Stan Brooks have developed a TV series based on The Negro Motorist...

News,Television

Cue The Tears: Sterling K. Brown Teases A 'This Is Us' Future 'Shrouded In Sadness'

Sterling K. Brown is telling Entertainment Weekly that fans of This Is Us are about to be in for a tear-stained future. As fans are well aware of, this season is heading towards a flash-forward that could show us a very different dynamic for the Pearson family. First of all, there's the current drama going on between Sterling's character Randall and his wife Beth (Susan Kelechi...

Film,News

'White Like Her': The Real Life Story Of A Woman Hiding Her Racial Identity During Jim Crow Is In Development For TV

Gail Lukasik's bestselling memoir White Like Her, which tells the story about her mother passing for white during the Jim Crow era, has been optioned for a television series by FGW Productions. Lukasik, known for her Leigh Girard mystery series, found out about her mother's past, leading her mother to swear Lukasik to secrecy until after her death. Lukasik kept her promise, waiting...

Film,News

Danny Glover Is Joining Kevin Hart And Dwayne Johnson In 'Jumanji 2'

Danny Glover has joined the cast of Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson's Jumanji 2. So far the sequel's cast includes Danny DeVito and Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina. Jake Kasdan, who directed Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, will return to direct. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnson said how excited he is to have Glover on board. "From Awkwafina to Danny DeVito to now one of my...

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Power Moves! L.A. Sparks President Christine Simmons Is Now The Academy's Newest COO In Five Years

The relationship between film and sports has become even more intertwined now that the Academy has announced the hiring of L.A. Sparks' President and Chief Operating Officer Christine Simmons as its new chief operating officer. According to Variety, this post has been vacant for the last five years, making Simmons' hiring even more noteworthy. According to the Academy, Simmons will...