You may have noticed that when I write about films I don’t generally say too much about what they are about. The obvious conclusion is I just don’t want to spoil the movie before people have seen it, and it’s true I like to let people experience the film as it happens, but the main reason I don’t talk too much about the plot is that I actually believe that in the end it doesn’t really matter. 770 more words
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Fox on Monday released promos for its upcoming shows, among them the midseason additions “Shots Fired,” starring Sanaa Lathan, the “24” spinoff “24: Legacy” starring… 158 more words
New Series Alert! Watch Fox's Trailer for 'Shots Fired' Starring Sanaa Lathan (@justsanaa), Helen Hunt (@HelenHunt), and more!
It’s already difficult for female directors to get their films made, but even more difficult if they feature a female protagonist. Gina Prince-Bythewood faced similar obstacles making her most recent film, Beyond the Lights, but faced even greater adversity because she wanted to cast two black leads. 1,341 more words
Casting News Roundup: Gugu Mbatha-Raw + David Oyelowo, Natalie Portman + Oscar Isaac, & Daisy Ridley
It’s been ages since I posted a roundup of casting news, but I have a trio of intriguing ones to share w/ you today, folks. 713 more words