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Jean-Marc Vallée Documentary in the Works (Exclusive)

Item 7, the producer of Jean-Marc Vallée’s breakout movie C.R.A.Z.Y., is at work on a documentary about the Dallas Buyers Club and Big Little Lies director, who died suddenly in December 2021 at the age of 58 years. Marie-Julie Dallaire will direct Cut Print Thank You Bye, which has the support of and participation from the […]

Kathryn Hahn to Star in ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ Series for Hulu

Wild author Cheryl Strayed is reuniting with the film’s Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern for a limited series based on another one of her books. Hulu has gone straight to series on an eight-episode drama based on the author’s best-seller, Tiny Beautiful Things with Kathryn Hahn set to star. The half-hour series, which was previously […]

Wall Street Hits the Croisette: Why Private Equity Investors Are Bullish on Indie Film

Wall Street appears to have gone Hollywood. Private equity, or PE, firms are pumping money into the entertainment content, financing independent production and snatching up companies at a level never seen before in the indie industry. Headline deals, like Tom Staggs and Kevin Mayer’s Candle Media (backed by private equity giant Blackstone Group) buying Reese […]

Roku Bolsters Unscripted Slate With Trio of Dating Shows (Exclusive)

The Roku Channel is ready to spread the love. The platform has greenlit three new unscripted projects — To Paris for Love: A Reality ‘Rom Com’; The Marriage Pact and Match Me in Miami — as the service continues to ramp up its original offerings. “Our latest Roku Original productions, To Paris for Love: A […]

‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Trailer: Daisy Edgar-Jones Goes from “Isolated” to “Hunted”

Daisy Edgar-Jones’ “Marsh Girl” Kya goes from “isolated” to “hunted,” as she puts it, in the first trailer for the movie adaptation of the best-selling book Where the Crawdads Sing. The film, set to be released in theaters on July 15 from Sony’s lit-minded feature label 3000 Pictures, follows Kya, an abandoned girl who raised […]

Dolly Parton to Produce, Star in Adaptation of ‘Run, Rose, Run’ From Hello Sunshine

Dolly Parton, Reese Witherspoon and James Patterson are partnering for the feature film adaptation of Run, Rose, Run, the novel from Parton and Patterson. Parton is also set to star in the project from Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter are producing alongside Patterson and Parton, with Ashley Strumwasser executive producing. Run, Rose, Run, […]

Oscar Isaac, Reese Witherspoon, Selena Gomez Added to 2022 SAG Awards Presenter Lineup

Additional presenters for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced. A myriad of SAG Awards nominees are set to take the stage during Sunday’s show including Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog), Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Jung Ho-Yeon (Squid Game), Martin Short and Selena Gomez (Only Murders in the […]

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Acquires Lifestyle and Organizing Brand The Home Edit

Hello Sunshine, the media and entertainment company founded by Reese Witherspoon, wants to help organize your house. The company has acquired The Home Edit, a lifestyle brand and home organization company founded by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin. Hello Sunshine plans to grow the business through “additional content and commerce offerings, and creating more ways […]

‘The Morning Show’ Renewed for Season 3 — With New Showrunner

The Morning Show has some news to report. The media drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon has been renewed for a third season at Apple TV+ — with its third showrunner. Charlotte Stoudt will take over as showrunner starting with season three. Kerry Ehrin, who developed The Morning Show and who served as showrunner […]

Bono on Role as Reclusive Rock Star Lion in ‘Sing 2’ and New U2 Original Track “Your Song Saved My Life”

At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007, Garth Jennings unveiled the world premiere of Son of Rambow, a film he wrote and directed inspired by his childhood as an aspiring filmmaker. After it screened for the Park City crowd, Jennings exited the stage only to be tapped on the shoulder and informed that a […]

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and ‘Morning Show’ Cast Unpack Season 2 Finale

[This story contains spoilers to the second season finale of Apple’s The Morning Show, “Fever.”] Jennifer Aniston has been put through the wringer playing Alex Levy on The Morning Show. After rocking her world as she knew it by exposing her longtime, beloved co-anchor Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell) as a sexual predator, the Apple TV+ […]

‘Morning Show’ Boss on the “Symbolic” COVID-Heavy Finale and Thoughts on a Season 3

[This story contains spoilers to the season two finale of Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, “Fever.”] There’s a moment in the Morning Show season two finale that rings very true to showrunner Kerry Ehrin. “What’s a contact trace? Who the fuck knows what that is? I don’t know! I’m trying to do all of this […]