The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (01.24.17)


The Tracking Board's Daily Debrief (5)

Rupert Friend ExcerptHomeland Actor Rupert Friend to Write and Direct Biopic Cornerman with GK Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Rupert Friend is set to try his hand at directing and writing for a second time with the biopic Cornerman about boxing trainer Cus D’Amato. The project is currently in pre-production with GK Films and Fabrica de Cine.

Deadpool Excerpt2017 Oscar Nominations: Top 10 Takeaways, from Diversity and Deadpool to the Terrible Treatment of Tom Hanks

The Oscar nominations were unveiled Tuesday morning and things went pretty much as expected, with Lionsgate’s lovely musical La La Land leading the field with a record-tying 14 nominations. There were still some snubs and surprises, so here are the top 10 takeaways from the Academy’s big announcement.

star wars the last jedi excerptThe Internet Voices Their Theories on Star Wars VIII Title

We’re not even a month into the new year but we’ve already had calls for the trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII, not due out until this December. Yesterday, Disney and LucasFilms gave the public their first taste of what to expect with the official title: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Naturally, the internet exploded with excitement and theories on what the title could possibly mean.

More News from Around the Web

    • ABC has ordered two drama pilots — Doomsday, set in the aftermath of 9/11, and The Good Doctor, with Daniel Dae Kim executive producing. (Variety)

    • TNT has renewed its adventure series The Librarians for a fourth season. (TV Line)

    • Jacob Latimore and Yolanda Ross have joined the Showtime series The Chi as series regulars. (Deadline)

    • ABC has an unnamed sitcom in development starring comedian Gabriel Iglesias from Ryan Seacrest Productions. (Deadline)


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