Home for the summer on Long Island, an African American student comes out to his oldest and closest friend. Soon thereafter, an exclusive internship sweeps him into the world of being young and out in New York City and into a new life that will challenge his friendship and the life he once knew.
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The project actually doubles as a reunion of sorts between Lathan and screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood, who previously worked together on Love & Basketball.
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Amy Krouse Rosenthal created a dating profile for her husband so he could find love again once she’s gone. In the moving piece, which became an instant sensation, she praises all his best qualities and the many ways she’s fallen in love with him throughout their 26 years together.
Last year’s Best Picture winner is teaming with this year’s Best Picture frontrunner. Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to the unpublished non-fiction book The Fox Hunt, with La La Land‘s Marc Platt producing and Spotlight writer Josh Singer set to adapt the story.
While working at a Connecticut hospital, Ruth, a widowed labor/delivery nurse with 20 years of experience caring for newborns, is told not to touch the baby of a couple who are white supremacists. When the baby subsequently dies while Ruth is the only one present, she is taken to court by the couple.
Fresh off winning a Golden Globe and a SAG Award for Fences, Viola Davis has signed on to co-star alongside Julia Roberts in Small Great Things, an adaptation of the Jodi Picoult novel that is coming together at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners.
The Bridge of Spies trio are looking to reunite for a yet-to-be-titled project about iconic newscaster Walter Cronkite and his role in influencing public opinion about the Vietnam War.
Diehard gamers will be pleased to hear that producer Marc Platt is partnering with Sega to develop a big screen adaptation of the video game franchise Shinobi.
Steven Spielberg has been tapped to direct the movie adaptation of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara at Amblin Entertainment. The book, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Kertzer, will be adapted for the screen by Tony Kushner.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the mastermind behind the the Broadway juggernaut, Hamilton, is one spoonful of sugar away from joining the cast of the untitled Mary Poppins sequel at Disney.
Here is the complete list of nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards, as presented by Ang Lee, Guillermo Del Toro, John Krasinski and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
DreamWorks’ The Girl On The Train, has added Allison Janney to its cast. Tate Taylor is directing the adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel from a script by Erin Cressida Wilson.
If both actors are free to shoot during that time, they may be locking down parts in the upcoming thriller.
Disney is bringing back everyone’s favorite nanny; Frank Marshall and the mouse are developing a sequel to one of the greatest children’s films of all time. Marshall, who just helmed Disney’s Into The Woods, will be directing, while John DeLuca and Marc Platt will serve as executive producers.
Ben and Kate creator Dana Fox will write the script for Best Thing That Ever Happened, a new romantic comedy from Universal Pictures.