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John Ridley On 'American Crime': “The Stories We Tell Are Larger Than Just Entertainment" - Emmy Screening

Since its debut in March, ABC’s American Crime has helped break the mold of broadcast TV’s crime dramas. The topical show, tackling issues surrounding race, religion, and a flawed judicial system, is a parallel to the current state of affairs in America and spotlights the reactions of the human condition when faced with injustice. 563 more words

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Elvis Nolasco, Richard Cabral Returning For 'American Crime' Season 2

EXCLUSIVE: ABC’s second season of American Crime is raising its returning cast members to five. It was announced tonight at Deadline’s Emmy screening for the series… 477 more words

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‘American Crime’s Timothy Hutton On John Ridley, Felicity Huffman & Season 2: “It’s So Wildly, Radically Different”

Since winning a supporting actor Academy Award for 1980’s Ordinary People, Timothy Hutton has worked regularly in film, theater and TV. His most recent turn as ex-gambler Russ Skokie in John Ridley’s limited series for ABC, … 2,138 more words


ABC’s 'American Crime' A Blueprint For Diversity Behind Camera

If the government ever decided to act on the ACLU’s call for an investigation into Hollywood’s hiring practices, it might start with ABC’s American Crime… 623 more words


Beat Breakdown #3: 12 Years a Slave

In this installment of the Beat Breakdown we’ll take a look at the 2013 biographical drama 12 Years a Slave, written by John Ridley and directed by Steve McQueen. 783 more words


Top TV Showrunners Pull Double Duty as Directors

After Alec Berg and Mike Judge finished the first season of their HBO comedy “Silicon Valley,” the showrunners made a decision to take on even more work for the current year: they’d alternate writing and directing episodes, rather than hiring guest directors. 601 more words

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Regina King To Return To Reboot Of 'American Crime' In Different Role

Not only has Regina King signed on for Season 2 of John Ridley’s ABC anthology series American Crime, her status has also been bumped from recurring to series regular. 174 more words