Premiering later this month, Netflix has released a special holiday trailer for their new series Ozark. Set to a slow, rather creepy version of “America the Beautiful,” the trailer was appropriately released for Fourth of July.
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With HBO’s Game of Thrones and Netflix’s GLOW out of the running, we’ve been discussing the possible nominees, so here are our picks.
Launch Pad alum Brandon Martin has signed with Stephan Dubreuil of Woolf+Lapin. His feature script Slammin’ landed in the Top 50 of last year’s Launch Pad Feature Competition.
Another holiday weekend, another box office analysis. Set to lead the five-day weekend is the fourth installment in Universal and Illumination’s Despicable Me franchise, following the first two films and the Minions spin-off. Edgar Wright’s new film, Baby Driver, is also shaping up to lead the way after a solid start Tuesday evening.
After placing as a winner in the 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition with his script Real Gone, and being selected as part of the mentorship prize with Talia Gonzalez, alum Jared Laberdesque has signed with Joe Riley of Zero Gravity Management.
Say goodbye to board games — Jumanji has entered the world of video games. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black, the new take adds a fun twist to the exhilarating but dangerous game.
Black Bolt, Medusa, and the whole Attilan gang are here (even Lockjaw!) in the first trailer for Marvel’s new series Inhumans.
After her manuscript The Nine Graves of Geraldine Grey landed in the Top 75 of the Launch Pad Manuscript Competition last year, Namina Forna has signed with Alice Sutherland-Hawes of Madeline Milburn Literary Agency.
From live theater to Oscar host to Jean Valjean, it’s no secret that Hugh Jackman is a remarkably talented and theatrical actor. Well, he’s at it again in the first trailer for The Greatest Showman, Fox’s musical take on P.T. Barnum and his enterprises, which would eventually lead to Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Launch Pad alum Rohit Kumar, whose script Greyshore earned the Top Drama prize in the 2015 Launch Pad Pilot Competition, has joined the writing team for Season 2 of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. He has also newly signed with Verve.
Swapping out the superhero landscape for a political campaign trailer, Hugh Jackman has been tapped to star in The Frontrunner from writer-director Jason Reitman.
In a new deal, 20th Century Fox has acquired an untitled sci-fi spec from Stranger Things executive producer Karl Gajdusek, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Michael Ellenberg will produce the project via his new Media Res shingle.
Continuing a commitment to more original, scripted content, YouTube Red has given a series order to the drama pilot Impulse, directed and executive produced by Doug Liman. The project is the digital service’s first drama pilot and is set for a 2018 premiere.
The weekend before a long holiday held some surprises, and surprising success stories, at the box office. As expected, Transformers: The Last Knight had the smallest opening of the five films in the franchise, while Wonder Woman, 47 Meters Down, and indie rom-com The Big Sick scored big.
The first Pitch Perfect 3 trailer has arrived and the Barden Bellas are back — but not looking too glamorous. With fun musical numbers, laugh-out-loud moments, and unexpected action sequences, the Bellas are here to aca-finish things.
Streaming giant Netflix continues to expand their film slate, acquiring both The Polka King and the new Dan Gilroy film over the weekend, the Tracking Board has confirmed.
BBC One and PBS’ Masterpiece are developing an adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, and Angela Lansbury is in talks to join as Aunt March.
Transformers may be one of the most critically maligned film franchises in history but that hasn’t stopped its successful box office streak. To date, the five Michael Bay-directed films, have made a total of $3.78 billion worldwide, but it’s looking like this newest installment may start showing signs of audience fatigue. Plus, Wonder Woman is on track to become the highest-grossing film directed by a woman worldwide.
When it comes to the recent shake-up of the upcoming Han Solo film, it isn’t fair to blame either party, even if it is more exciting to take the sides of creators against a bureaucratic power. But if one’s going to play in the sandbox, they also need to play by the rules.
After the surprise firing of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm have tapped Ron Howard to take over the untitled Han Solo standalone film.
Chadwick Boseman has swapped out his Wakandan superhero outfit for a finely tailored suit in the first official trailer for Marshall, an upcoming biopic detailing the lift of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Actor Seth Green is stepping into the role of director for the new independent drama-comedy Changeland. The project marks his feature directorial debut, which he will also star in and write.
Riding high from the success of The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof is teaming with HBO to develop an adaptation of the popular Alan Moore graphic novel Watchmen for the small screen.
It Comes at Night star Riley Keough has been tapped to join Al Pacino in HBO’s upcoming movie about Joe Paterno and the Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
Nightcrawler writer-director Dan Gilroy is re-teaming with his stars Jakes Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo for a new untitled project, the Tracking Board has confirmed. Gilroy’s team at CAA is taking the project out to buyers.
After tackling Arthur Conan Doyle, the team behind the hit BBC series Sherlock are setting their sights on another classic British author: Bram Stoker.
There were big surprises at the box office this weekend, with several movies performing far better than they were expected to, including All Eyez on Me, 47 Meters Down, and, once again, Wonder Woman and some performing… less so (like Rough Night).
The Television Critics Association announced their nominations for the 2017 awards, giving Hulu its very first nomination for the critically acclaimed series The Handmaid’s Tale.
Looking to change the landscape of animation in Hollywood, a brand new annual festival is launching in Los Angeles this fall. Headed up by GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Festival, and Variety magazine, the event is aiming to fill a gap in the U.S.’ relationship with this medium.