Following months of reading submissions that originated from several countries and genres, we, alongside our partners Ridley Scott, Inkshares and Energy Entertainment, are incredibly proud to announce the second round of finalists in our inaugural Launch Pad Manuscript Competition.
2016 Launch Pad alum Kristen Bartlett has recently signed with Mackenzie Roussos, Jonathan Levy, and Gregory McKnight of UTA. Earlier this year, she became a finalist in this year’s Launch Pad Pilots Competition with her original comedy pilot GILFs. In mid-September, she signed with Brandon Stein of Brillstein Entertainment Partners and was hired as a writer on Saturday Night Live.
Every four years, Americans are treated to some of the best writing and performances of Saturday Night Live with the presidential election and this year, network NBC will air a one hour 2016 SNL Election Special at 10PM EST/PST, the night before Americans cast their votes.
The cast of the upcoming Netflix series The Punisher has added The Knick star Michael Nathanson to its growing cast. Jon Bernthal stars as the titular vigilante which became an instant fan favorite after he first appeared in the second season of Marvel’s Daredevil.
As the helmer of movies from the Fast and the Furious franchise and the upcoming Hot Wheels adaptation, it seems that Justin Lin is becoming the go-to man for anything car-related in Hollywood. The Star Trek Beyond director is partnering with Machinima to adapt the classic ’80s action show Knight Rider into a digital series.
Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus chase Flynn to Nazi Germany in this episode of Timeless. Is Flynn going to give the atom bomb he stole to help the Nazi’s win the war? Can the famous British spy they team up with help them stop Flynn before it’s too late?
Jane the Virgin offers up some lingo we’re not used to hearing – medical abortion. “Chapter Forty-Six” is about more than abortion. It’s about transparency in the family. We all have things we’ve gone through, and an abortion may be one them.