The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (08.11.17)


1992SmallThe 25 Best Movies From 25 Years Ago: “Reservoir Dogs” Highlights the Underrated Class of 1992

They just don’t make movies like they used to. Seriously. 1992 isn’t generally regarded as a landmark year for cinema but you’d be wrong to dismiss it. The films are still very much part of the culture, starting with Quentin Tarantino’s directorial debut and A Few Good Men.

leesandersexcerptSpike Lee Teaming with Tech Entrepeneur Chad Sanders for “Archer” Series

The Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind the upcoming Netflix show She’s Gotta Have It will direct the pilot and exec. produce the show that will be written, directed and star the man behind Archer Genius Management.

donaldexcerptDonald Sutherland Joins Brad Pitt in James Gray’s Sci-Fi Movie “Ad Astra”

The multiple Golden Globe-winning actor, who has yet to convert those awards to an Oscar, will be joining Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones and recently announced Oscar-nominee Ruth Negga in the outer space adventure from Gray and the team behind 12 Years a Slave.

More News From Around the Web

  • After Disney announces plans in the works to launch their own streaming service in 2019, pulling their films from Netflix. Netflix is giving up without a fight though, entering talks with Disney to continue a deal after the current one expires in 2019 for Lucasfilm and Marvel franchises. (Variety)

  • Fox Marvel series The Gifted as added Len Wiseman as an executive producer. Wiseman directed the second episode of the series, “A New World”. The role falls under his overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. (Deadline)

  • NBC is teaming up with Maze Runner director Wes Ball and creative team Joe Hartwick Jr. on developing a new futuristic drama series. It is described as following the interconnected lives of a diverse set of characters struggling to navigate their relationships in the face of emerging technologies. (Variety)

  • Naomi Watts-starrer Gypsy has been canceled by Netflix after season one. The series hailed from Universal , Working Title, and writer Lisa Rubin, and received mixed reviews. (Deadline)


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