The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (08.08.17)


bold type kat adena small“The Bold Type” Creator on the Burgeoning Romantic Relationship Between Kat and Adena

Sarah Watson tells Tracking Board how Adena came to life after a visit to the real Cosmopolitan magazine headquarters.


Selena Gomez Woody AllenSelena Gomez Joins Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning in New Woody Allen Movie

Gomez’s feature credits include Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers, William H. Macy’s Rudderless, Rob Burnett’s The Fundamentals of Caring and James Franco’s In Dubious Battle.


Benioff and WeissThe Anger Over HBO’s “Confederate” Has Nothing to Do With “Censorship” (Opinion)

“I’m not saying that Confederate doesn’t have a right to exist as a TV show, because it does. I just think HBO blew a genuine opportunity to explore race relations in our country on a tougher, grittier and ultimately more dangerous scale, as the network’s current approach seems a little too easy right now,” writes John Steven Rocha.


More News From Around the Web

  • Disney has announced they have acquired BAMTech and will launch their own Disney streaming service of their films starting in 2019. Disney had made a deal with Netflix for the streaming rights of Disney films, but the streaming giant will end its distribution agreement with Netflix starting with the 2019 theatrical release slate. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Ron Livingston, Larry Miller, and Rizwan Maji have joined Robert Krzykowski’s The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot. The project hails from Epic Pictures and stars Sam Elliot as an American war veteran. (Deadline)

  • Fox animated comedy King of the Hill is looking at a potential revival at the network. Fox TV Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden said the network is having “preliminary conversations” with series creators greg Daniels and Mike Judge. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Diane Kruger-starrer In the Fade has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures. The film was written and directed by Fatih Akin. The deal was negotiated by Magnolia’s co-EVP Dori Begley and SVP of acquisitions John Von Thaden. (Variety)

  • Fox animated comedy King of the Hill is looking at a potential revival at the network. Fox TV Group chairman and CEO Dana Walden said the network is having “preliminary conversations” with series creators greg Daniels and Mike Judge. (Hollywood Reporter)

  • Universal’s Cowboy Ninja Viking, starring Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Chris Pratt, has landed a June 28, 2019 release date. The film is an adaptation of the the graphic novel from Image Comics by A.J. Lieberman ad artist Riley Rossmo. (Deadline)

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Still quiet here.sas

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