An alum of the Launch Pad Feature Competition, Ahmadu Garba has joined the writing team for David O. Russell’s upcoming and untitled mafia series starring Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. He has also signed with Michael Kolodny of Kaplan Stahler Agency.
The highly anticipated sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has begun production and Warner Bros. has revealed what we can expect in the next installment. The first film’s stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, and Dan Fogler return and will be joined by Johnny Depp and Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore.
Fox Searchlight is not in any trouble, but they need to make sure their miserable 2016 doesn’t become a habit. However, both the company’s history and its upcoming slate suggests the future is far more promising than the past.
The 5-day Independence Day holiday weekend went more or less as expected, although several films performed higher than many of the predictions had them making. Two newcomers, Despicable Me 3 and Edgar Wright’s new original film, Baby Driver, led the weekend, both overperforming (at least in their five-day earnings).
Season 3, Episode 9 – Casual forces you to take a look at relationships. There are some stumbles along the way, but the meat of the episode, comparing Alex’s growth to Valerie’s regression, is proudly on display.
Bill Nighy and Catherine Keener join the cast of BBC’s Ordeal by Innocence adaptation, while Annette Bening will serve as Venice’s International Jury President. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
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