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    Barry Jenkins’ ‘Underground Railroad’ Series at Amazon Taps Main Cast

    Barry Jenkins‘ “Underground Railroad” series nears production as it rounds out its three leads. Chase W. Dillon, Thuso Mbedu and Aaron Pierre will be starring in the series, which is an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s pre-Civil War novel. Whitehead’s book was published in August of 2016 by Doubleday Books. It follows the story of Cara […] More

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    Independent Spirit Awards: Richard E. Grant, Barry Jenkins and More Talk About the Future of Film

    While many lament a lackluster slate of likely Oscar winners, the Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrated the best in independent film from 2019. Hosted by Aubrey Plaza, the Indie Spirit Awards captured the spirit with exciting awards for the predicted winners like Glenn Close and Richard E. Grant, and some fun surprises for films like […] More

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    WATCH: Final Trailer and Poster for the Barry Jenkins Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

    Love stories and romances have long fascinated the voters of the Academy. Last year, the strange relationship at the heart of “The Shape of Water” took the Academy by storm. Jack and Rose became icons in “Titanic” from James Cameron. The sprawling and multidecade relationship between two young boys growing up in Liberty City, Miami helped […] More

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    Annapurna Shifts ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ to December 14 Release Date

    Barry Jenkins continues to be a busy man in Hollywood. He officially signed a big television deal with his production company Pastel last week to develop shows for Amazon. He looks to feature heavily in the 91st Oscar race, just two years removed from a Best Picture victory with “Moonlight” in stunning fashion. This year’s […] More

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    Barry Jenkins and Pastel Sign a First-Look Deal with Amazon Studios

    Barry Jenkins has quickly become one of the most interesting filmmakers in Hollywood. While it took years between his first two pictures, “Melody for Melancholy” and “Moonlight,” he has since been extremely busy. Winning Best Picture for “Moonlight” in 2016 undeniably made its mark on the industry, becoming the first film with an all-black cast […] More

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    OSCARS: Independent Spirit Award Submissions Confirmed with Major Guild Predictions Updated on the Circuit Hub

    The awards season is underway.  With less than a handful of films still unseen (at least in the context of the Best Picture run), we’re already past the halfway mark and the predictions reflect accordingly. On our new Circuit Hub, the new AwardsCircuit prediction tracker for all award shows. I wanted the site to reflect a […] More

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    WATCH: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Highlights a Romance and the Beauty of Harlem

    There were rumors that “If Beale Street Could Talk” would never be able to live up to the level of “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ breakout film. Yet, audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival changed that narrative quickly. Not only does “If Beale Street” sound like a contender, it could be one of the sweetest films of the […] More

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    TIFF 2018: Audiences Share Thoughts on Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

    Sunday evening in Toronto was devoted to the premiere of Barry Jenkins‘ highly anticipated film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Two years after his monumental Best Picture win with “Moonlight,” Jenkins returns for his sophomore effort. “If Beale Street Could Talk” is based on the novel by James Baldwin. It tells the story of Tish […] More

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    10 Films that Put Women at the Center of the Fall Festival Circuit

    Studios and festivals are really putting in the effort this year to make good on their promises to promote more female-driven work. Toronto International Film Festival is leading the way with a record thirteen In-Competition films from women directors. And going beyond the director’s chair, projects including female writers, and featuring prominent leading women are […] More

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