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8 items from 2014


Awkward., Ep 4.05: “Overnight” has Jenna looking forward to college

14 May 2014 6:55 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Beau Mirchoff, Molly Tarlov

Awkward., Season 4, Episode 05: “Overnight”

Written by Leila Cohan-Miccio

Directed by Nell Scovell

Airs Tuesdays at 10 Pm on MTV

One of the looming aspects of senior year has been the imminent arrival of college, a prospect that has affected Jenna and Tamara in different ways. With the latter’s carefully laid out senior year plan going awry, the former has struggled to figure out who she is in the absence of an unwanted limelight. This week’s episode sees the duo take their first foray into college, in an enjoyable outing that sees Matty finally find solace with an old friend.

Jenna’s experience at college this week points to a potentially fascinating path for the character. Despite finally getting a level of anonymity in her senior year, it’s been clear that Jenna’s time at high school is not stellar. Furthermore, particularly with the »

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Film on Facebook director Sheryl Sandberg's book

26 January 2014 3:15 PM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Los Angeles, Jan 27: Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg's book will be adapted for the big screen.

Her bestseller was titled "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead" and Sony Pictures Entertainment has reportedly acquired the rights to the project, with Nell Scovell (who worked with Sandberg on the book) on board to write the script.

According to online magazine Deadline, the film's plot will follow a fictional narrative that focuses on themes raised by the book.

Sandberg is reportedly planning to donate her proceeds from the project to her Lean In foundation.

Sony also produced Oscar nominated. »

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Facebook director Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In for film adaptation

24 January 2014 2:20 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, the bestselling book by Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, is to be adapted for the big screen.

Sony Pictures Entertainment has reportedly acquired the rights to the project, with Nell Scovell (who worked with Sandberg on the book) on board to write the script.

According to Deadline, the film's plot will follow a fictional narrative that focuses on themes raised by the book.

Sandberg is said to be planning to donate her proceeds from the project to her Lean In foundation.

Sony also produced Academy Award-nominated The Social Network - based on the Ben Mezrich book The Accidental Billionaires - which told the story of founder Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook's creation.

Watch a trailer for The Social Network below: »

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Book ‘Lean In’ Gets Movie Deal

24 January 2014 12:32 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sony Pictures has made a preemptive deal to acquire feature film rights to Sheryl Sandberg’s bestselling book “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and will donate her proceeds from the project to her foundation. Also Read: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: The Social Network Is a Force for Good Veteran TV writer/director Nell Scovell will adapt the book, which she co-wrote with Sandberg. The movie is not designed as a Sandberg biopic, though it will explore themes featured in the book, »

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' Scores Movie Deal

24 January 2014 12:19 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Sony Pictures has made a preemptive acquisition for the film rights to Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, the 2013 best-seller by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Nell Scovell will write the script based on the book, which explores gender inequality in the workplace. The film will not be a narrative of Sandberg's life, but rather a story based on the book's themes. Photos: THR's Social Media Poll: How Facebook and Twitter Impact the Entertainment Industry The nonfiction book Lean In hit stores in March 2013. Sandberg, who became Facebook's COO in

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Sony Will Adapt Sheryl Sandberg’s Bestseller ‘Lean In’

24 January 2014 12:01 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures has made a preemptive acquisition of the film rights to “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” penned by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch” creator Nell Scovell will adapt the book as a fictional story based on the book’s themes. No producers are set at this time.

The nonfiction bestseller covers the inequities between how women and men are treated in the work environment and in leadership positions.

Though the film is not specifically about the social site, “Lean In” is Sony’s second Facebook-related project after David Fincher pic “The Social Network.”

Deadline Hollywood first broke the news.

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Sony Pictures, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Make Movie Deal For ‘Lean In’

24 January 2014 11:20 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: In a deal spearheaded by Sony Pictures production president Hannah Minghella, the studio has made a preemptive acquisition of film rights to Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will to Lead, the 2013 book written by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. The studio has set Nell Scovell, the veteran TV writer/director, to write the script. Scovell helped Sandberg write the book. The film is not a biography of Sandberg; rather, Scovell will hatch a narrative film from the themes contained within the book. Sandberg will donate her proceeds from the project to her foundation. While there are some high-risers like Sandberg, the book covered the inequities between how women and men are treated in the workplace and in leadership positions. After analyzing the root causes, Sandberg offered theories and solutions on how women can shed these timeworn shackles and become better empowered in the workplace. It’s the second major »

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Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' Is Getting the Hollywood Treatment

24 January 2014 9:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Women, get ready to "Lean In" at the movie theater.

Deadline reports that Sony Pictures is developing a film based on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead." Nell Scovell, who helped Sandberg write the book, will also pen the script.

The book addresses the inequalities women face in the workplace and Sandberg's advice on how to resolve them. The movie won't be a documentary nor a biopic about Sandberg; rather, it will be a "narrative film from the themes contained within the book."

Though the project is in the very earliest of stages (no director attached), we're sure quite a few Hollywood leading ladies would kill to play a whip-smart, fast-rising young executive who has to break some glass ceilings. Anyone else think Natalie Portman or Rachel McAdams would be perfect for this? »

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