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    Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson Board ‘Ball and Chain’ From Writer Emily V. Gordon

    Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up again for “Ball and Chain,” a superhero feature from “The Big Sick” co-writer, and Oscar nominee, Emily V. Gordon. Netflix is in talks to pick up the project. According to Deadline, Gordon is adapting the ’90s comic book series of the same name, from creator Scott Lobdell. […] More

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    Interview: “Little America” Team Delivers Little Stories From a Big World

    A lack of immigrant stories represented on television has long been an issue. Lee Eisenberg (“Good Boys“) recognized and consequently seized the opportunity to address this. The result is “Little America,” an anthology series that brings true immigrant experience stories to your TV and device screens. Eisenberg teamed up with Alan Yang (“Master of None“), […] More

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    Film Independent Spirit Awards: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Scores Top Honors

    The 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards just announced their annual picks for the best in film on the eve of the 2018 Oscars. Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” took home top honors for Best Feature and Best Director, while Greta Gerwig snagged the award for Best Screenplay for “Lady Bird.” Several of this year’s best in film […] More

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    2018 Oscar Circuit: Best Original Screenplay

    The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay honors the screenwriters who develop the best story, best dialogue, best concept without adapting it from another medium.  This staple of the Oscars is present at nearly every awards show, from critics prizes (often just “Best Screenplay” versus dividing it up like Oscars do), to the Golden Globes, to BAFTA, […] More

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    Academy Award Nominee Emily V. Gordon to Adapt ‘The Nest’ for Amazon Studios and Topple

    Amazon Studios announced today that Emily V. Gordon will adapt the best-selling novel, “The Nest,” into a feature film. The official synopsis reads: “Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. In ‘The Nest,’ years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on […] More

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    Oscar Nominees Statements: Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, ‘The Big Sick’ (Original Screenplay)

    Below please find official statements/reactions from Original Screenplay nominees Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani from “The Big Sick.” “We are thrilled and honored to be nominated for The Big Sick. We got a masterclass in storytelling from our producers, Barry Mendel and Judd Apatow, and from our director Michael Showalter- all of whom pushed […] More

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    Kumail Nanjiani: What 2017 Films Meant to Me

    Awards Circuit reached out to several of this year’s awards contenders and asked them to write the answer to the question, “What did 2017 films mean to me?”  Through the lens of actors, writers, filmmakers, and craftsmen and women, we will hear directly from the talent themselves and have them reflect on a year that […] More