The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (05.30.17)

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db-cannes-1Cannes 2017 Winners: Ruben Oslund’s The Square, Sophia Coppola Take Top Honors

The big winners of the 70th Cannes Film Festival were announced and Ruben Ostlund walked away with the Palme d’Or for his film, The Square. The film by the Force Majeure director is a satire of the art world and stars Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, and Dominic West.


db-Kevin-Hart-T.I.-The-StudiiKevin Hart, Get Hard Co-star T.I. Team For Music Biz Comedy The Studio at Showtime

Written by Aeysha Carr and produced by TV, The Studio will chronicle the everyday (and every night) antics that take place inside a music recording studio, where people work unusual hours in an unorthodox office environment.

 


db-The-NingyoThe Ningyo, Filmed by VFX Couple in Their Own Home, Wows With Lovecraftian Wonder (THINGS WE LOVE)

Los Angeles-based VFX artist couple Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega have done something incredible: created a fantastic, stunning film, The Ningyo, shot almost entirely within the comfort of their own home.


More News From Around The Web

  • Baywatch star Priyanka Chopra is in negotiations to join the indie drama A Kid Like Jake, starring Octavia Spencer, and is also in talks to board the New Line comedy Isn’t It  opposite Rebel Wilson. (Variety)

  • Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union is teaming up once again with producer and BMJ executive producer Will Packer on an upcoming feature — Breaking In. Union will star in and produce the drama which centers on a woman who fights to protect the ones she loves during a home invasion. (Deadline)

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal is set to star in The Kindergarten Teacher, a feature based on writer/director Nadav Lapid’s acclaimed Israeli film of the same name that is being produced by Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray’s Maven Pictures and Pie Films. (Deadline)

  • NBC has reversed its biggest scheduling move announced at the upfronts earlier this month, which was This Is Us moving from Tuesday to Thursday next fall to anchor a new Must See TV lineup. (Deadline)

  • WGN America has canceled Underground after two seasons. The series chronicled the lives of both runaway slaves and abolitionists in the pre-Civil War United States struggling for freedom in what would become known as the Underground Railroad. (Variety)

 

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