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Launch Pad Alum / WGA Winner Kristen Bartlett Signs with Principato-Young Entertainment

kristenbartlett snl excerpt Following an exceptional break-out run that began in late 2016 and included landing a finalist spot in the Launch Pad Pilot Competition for her pilot GILFS, signing with UTA, joining the writers room on “Saturday Night Live”, earning Emmy and WGA nominations, winning a WGA award, being named one of the Top new screenwriters to watch on the 2017 Young & Hungry List, seeing her show “The Dead Dads Club” sell out at the Upright Citizens Brigade, when it comes to Kristen Bartlett, we’re genuinely not sure there’s anything she can’t do!

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“Ant-Man and the Wasp’s” Randall Park Joins “Aquaman,” Meaning He’ll Appear in DC and Marvel Movies In the Same Year

Randall Park AquamanDirector James Wan took to Twitter on Thursday to announce that Park is joining Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Dolph Lundgren and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman.

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Tiffany Haddish to Produce Comedy Series “Unsubscribed” at HBO

TiffanyExcerptThe show is being described as an examination of female blackness, beauty, and identity through a behind-the-scenes look at the Instagram hustle.

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Milla Jovovich, Awkwafina and “Game of Thrones'” Alfie Allen Join Sci-Fi Thriller “Paradise Hills”

ParadiseHillsCastingJeremy Irvine from War Horse has also joined the cast of the directorial debut by Alice Waddington, which is currently filming in Spain.

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TV Casting Round-Up (03.13.18) – CBS Casts Leads in Five Pilots & More…

cagney and laceyJust days after announcing her exit from Grey’s Anatomy, Sarah Drew has landed the the role of Cagney in CBS’s Cagney & Lacey reboot. Michelle Hurd has nabbed the role of Lacey. All this and more on today’s TV casting round-up.

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After Stealing Awards Season, Tiffany Haddish to Star in Tyler Perry’s Next Movie “The List”

Tiffany Haddish The List Perry is producing and directing from his own screenplay, while Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick are set to star in the film, which is set up at Paramount Players.

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“Descendants” Writers Jim Rash, Nat Faxon Directing “Batso and the Wall” for 3311 Productions

RashFaxonThe directors of the 2013 Sundance fave The Way, Way Back will tackle the amazing achievement by mountain climber Warren “Batso” Harding, working from a script by Eamon O’Sullivan.

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Judy Greer Becomes Series Regular on Jim Carrey’s Showtime Comedy “Kidding”

JudyGreerKiddingGreer previously appeared on the shows Married and Arrested Development, and she’s joining Carrey on his first regular television series in decades.

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Amazon’s “Hanna” Series Casts Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman, Mireille Enos as Leads

HannaAmazonCastBased on the action film starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Darkest Hour‘s Joe Wright, the straight-to-series drama will start filming in March.

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PLANET KILL (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently under wraps.

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F. Gary Gray in Talks to Direct Sony’s Planned “Men in Black” Spin-Off

F Gary Gray ScarfaceThe director of Fate of the Furious and Straight Outta Compton is the frontrunner for the franchise reboot, which has already been scheduled for June 14, 2019.

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Tiffany Haddish Joins Ike Barinholtz Satirical Thriller “The Oath”

TiffanyExcerptTiffany Haddish has appeared in Keanu, The Carmichael Show, before her big break in this summer’s Girls Trip

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“The Duff” Director Ari Sandel Chosen to Helm Sony’s “Goosebumps” Sequel

AriSandelTNThere are two possible scripts being developed, each based on a different one of R.L. Stine’s books in the popular series, but only one of them would star Jack Black as Stine.

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TriStar’s “The Phantom Tollbooth” Has Found “Game of Thrones” Director Matt Shakman

PhantomTollboothMattShakmanNorton Juster’s 1961 children’s book, illustrated by Jules Pfeiffer, is considered a beloved classic. Shakman is best known for his television work on Game of Thrones and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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Alexander Skarsgard, Randall Park Join Growing Cast of Lionsgate Comedy “Flarsky”

skarsgardparkTNWritten by Dan Sterling (The Interview, The Daily Show) and directed by Jonathan Levine, the comedy pairs Seth Rogen with Charlize Theron.

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“Stripes” TV Series in the Works at CBS with Ivan Reitman Directing

stripesThe single camera comedy will be penned by Whitest Kids U’Know comedians Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger. The original film debuted in 1981 and starred Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, John Candy, and Sean Young.

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“Girls Trip” Breakout Star Tiffany Haddish Signs on for 2 New Projects

Tiffany ExcerptOutside of film and TV, Haddish is also set to release her book “The Last Black Unicorn” which releases December 5. She also announced 2018 dates for her stand up tour “She’s Ready.”

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The “Baby Driver” Effect: Warner Bros. Picks Up Music-Driven Horror Thriller “Survive the Night”

“Girls Trip” scribe Tracy Oliver will make her feature directorial debut with the film, which will be produced by Pharrell Williams.

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COACHELLA DADS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Two teenage girls are psyched for their raging Coachella weekend… until their dads insist on chaperoning.

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“Power Rangers” Director Dean Israelite Exploring “Unexplained Phenomenon” with Amblin

DeanIsraeliteTN Reuniting with his “Project Almanac” writers Andrew Deutschman and Jason Pagan for the second major directing attachment for Amblin’s latest supernatural thriller.

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Eddie Murphy’s “Coming to America” Sequel Lands Director Jonathan Levine, Writer Kenya Barris

Coming to America 2While Murphy doesn’t have a deal to return for the sequel, he is expected to star, as he’s been intimately involved in the development of the Paramount project.

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“The Big Sick” Director Michael Showalter Takes on “The Last Ride of Cowboy Bob” for Fox Searchlight

showalterTNThe former member of The State comedy group previously co-wrote and starred in Wet Hot American Summer and directed Sally Field in Hello, My Name is Doris.

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Jessie T. Usher, Samuel L. Jackson To Unite for New Line’s “Son of Shaft” Sequel

usherjacksonexcerptWith plans to start production in the fall, the Tim Story-directed action film brings together the stars of the two previous Shaft movies, including the 1971 action classic, starring Richard Roundtree.

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Tiffany Haddish Parlays Breakout Turn in “Girls Trip” Into Starring Role in Kevin Hart Comedy “Night School”

Tiffany Haddish Night SchoolHaddish has been around for a while, but at 37 years old, her movie career has just begun to catch fire following her outrageous comedic performance in Girls Trip. Not since Melissa McCarthy and Bridesmaids has it been so obvious I was watching a major star in the making.

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Randall Park, Ali Wong Team with Netflix For Untitled Romantic Comedy

parkwongexcerpt The two talented Asian comics have been making waves in all forms of media, Park on the hit ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat and Wong on her own ABC show, American Housewife. They co-wrote the script with Michael Golamco (Grimm).

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“Fauda” Creators Set Up Two More Netflix Series

faudaexcerptLior Raz and Avi Issacharoff’s Israeli political thriller has proven popular on the streaming network, and they’ll be making two English-language series, one about terrorism based on actual events and another called Hit and Run.

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“Burning Sands” Filmmaker Gerard McMurray Elected to Direct “The Purge 4”

Gerard McMurray Purge 4Universal will release the untitled horror movie two days before Marvel drops Ant-Man and the Wasp and Lionsgate unveils The Spy Who Dumped Me.

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Randall Park to Play SHIELD Agent Jimmy Woo in Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” (Exclusive)

Randall Park Jimmy Woo AntMan 2Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly will return to play the title characters, and they’ll be joined by Black Mirror actress Hannah John-Kamen, whose role remains a mystery.

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YouTube Red’s “Step Up” Revival Adds Naya Rivera and Ne-Yo

naya riveraGlee alum Naya Rivera has signed on to star opposite Faizon Love in YouTube Red’s upcoming series Step Up: High Water, based on the popular film franchise. They are joined by recording artist Ne-Yo who will recur.

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I’M LEAVING YOU (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMThe story follows three friends and co-workers who team up to help each other face their terrible exes and bad relationships.

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