The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (11.03.17)


How “The Square” Creates High-Art for the YouTube Generation

Ruben Ostlund’s look at the contemporary art world combines every out-of-touch Gen X-er with the emotionally blank attitudes of Xennials for a complex and fascinating journey.

“Lady Bird” Review: Saoirse Ronan Gives an Exemplary Performance In This Terrific Solo Debut From Greta Gerwig

“This is a gorgeous movie made by a gorgeous spirit. Uncommonly warm and blessed with a comic voice that feels both fresh and personal,” writes Drew McWeeny.

HeronExcerptBeau Willimon’s Hulu Series “The First” Casts Anna Jacoby-Heron Opposite Sean Penn

“Relationship Status” and “Stranger Things” actress Anna Jacoby-Heron is cast opposite Sean Penn in “The First.”

More News from Around the Web

  • Ron Shelton is set to direct Escape Artist based on the life of Ed “Hacksaw” jones who broke out of 14 prisons. The film hails from Gold Star Films and Signature Films. (Variety)

  • Comedian and Chelsea Handler is developing the half-hour comedy Unspeakable with Hulu. The project would star Mary McCormack and is based on the book by Meghan Daum. (Deadline)

  • Orange is the New Black star Uzo Adubo will headline the independent drama Miss Virginia. The film will be directed by R.J. Daniel Hanna based on a script from Erin O’Connor. (Variety)


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