Academy Award®-Nominated Filmmakers Michael Mann and Michael De Luca Acquire Rights to Mark Bowden’s ‘Hue’

(LOS ANGELES— April 24, 2017) Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers Michael Mann & Michael De Luca have acquired the rights to Mark Bowden’s highly-anticipated new book, Hue 1968. A remarkable achievement by Bowden, Hue 1968 is an extraordinary kaleidoscopic work from personal accounts on all sides during the Tet Offensive, which was the turning point of American […]

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentative Agreement Covering Music Video Performers

LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2017) — SAG-AFTRA today announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the major record labels — Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and Disney Music Group— for a successor to their industry-wide contract covering dancers and other performers on music videos. The original agreement was approved […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 39: ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer, ACCA 1993 Noms, and Circuit Madness Final 4

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

2017 Cannes Film Festival Lineup – Lots of Nicole Kidman and ‘Wonderstruck’

The lineup was announced today for the Cannes Film Festival, where we’ll get our first looks and reactions to several films that may be vying for Oscar attention this year. Some of the notables include the Opening Night film “Ismael’s Ghosts” from Arnaud Desplechin and starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard. Todd Haynes’ highly anticipated […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 38: Nicole Kidman, Fixing the Oscars, and Baseball

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter [email protected]_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

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Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D’Amico, Gianni Versace’s Longtime Partner, In Versace: American Crime Story

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2017 – Grammy ® Winning Television and Stage Actor Ricky Martin will play Antonio D’Amico, the longtime partner of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace, in Versace: American Crime Story. Versace: American Crime Story is the third installment of the universally acclaimed, award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 37: Moonlight/La La Land Rehash, ACCA 93 Recommendations, and Circuit Madness 16 Results

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

2017 Montclair Film Festival Line-Up Announced – Featuring John Turturro, Bill Nye, FAKE NEWS Panel

MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 PROGRAM   John Turturro, Bill Nye to join Stephen Colbert in the festival’s 2017 Conversation Series, presented by Audible   Zoe Lister-Jones (BAND AID), Michael Angarano & Ari Graynor (AVENUES), Stanley Nelson (TELL THEM WE ARE RISING), Jean Doumanian (UNA), Dolores Huerta (DOLORES), Steve James (ABACUS), Bettye LaVette (AMERICAN EPIC […]

Oscar Circuit: End of the First Quarter, Any Academy Award Contenders So Far?

April may bring the “fools,” but along with that comes brand new predictions for the Oscars. With the first quarter of 2017 officially in the books, we haven’t yet been inundated with contenders. But over the last few years, films like “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The LEGO Movie” and “Zootopia” showed themselves as forces early […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 36: Forgettable Best Picture Winners, Circuit Madness Results, and ‘Justice League’

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

Jake Gyllenhaal Reteams with Daniel Espinosa for ‘The Anarchists vs ISIS’

Read the Press Release: Los Angeles, CA (March 23, 2017) – Ninestories’ Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker in association with Bold Films have optioned Seth Harp’s Rolling Stone piece “The Anarchists vs ISIS.” Daniel Espinosa is set to direct the film adaptation, and will produce under his newly formed production banner BOZI alongside Ninestories’ producers […]

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PGA Announces Damien Chazelle, Ava DuVernay, Jordan Peele, Oprah Winfrey and More for 9th Annual Produced by Conference

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today initial headlining sessions for its 9th annual Produced By Conference (PBC) in Los Angeles, which include “360 Profile: 21 Laps Entertainment” with company Founder Shawn Levy, and principals Dan Cohen and Dan Levine; “Conversation With: Damien Chazelle”; […]

Topic, First Look Media’s Studio, Teams Up With Oscar Nominee Rodrigo Prieto for His Directorial Debut ‘BASTARD’

Martin Scorsese & Emma Tillinger Koskoff to Executive Produce with La La Land’s Jordan Horowitz Set to Produce Read the Press Release: New York, NY (March 23, 2017) – Topic, First Look Media’s entertainment studio, announced today that they will finance Academy Award-nominated cinematographer, Rodrigo Prieto’s (Silence), directorial debut of BASTARD, with an original script penned […]

CHECK OUT: Images From the Paris Premiere of #GhostintheShell From Paramount Pictures

Check out pictures from the Paris Premiere of Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated “Ghost in the Shell” starring Scarlett Johansson. See “GHOST IN THE SHELL” in theaters nationwide on March 31 in REALD 3D and IMAX 3D Directed by: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, “Beat” Takeshi Kitano, Michael Carmen Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Chin Han and Juliette Binoche In […]