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10 items from 2017


Anna Deavere Smith Receives George Polk Career Award

21 February 2017 9:02 AM, PST | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Anna Deavere Smith is a reporter, actress, playwright, professor, social activist, and MacArthur genius. Deadline reports that the multi…

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- Laura Berger

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Britne Oldford, Anna Deavere Smith Book Leads in Shondaland’s New ABC Legal Drama Pilot

17 February 2017 9:32 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Britne Oldford, Anna Deavere Smith and Ben Rappaport have all been tapped to star in Shondaland’s new legal drama pilot for ABC. Here’s the pitch: “Set in the Southern District of New York (Sdny) Federal Court, aka ‘The Mother Court,’… Continue Reading → »

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Shondaland Pilot Casts Good Wife's Ben Rappaport, Hunters' Britne Oldford

17 February 2017 9:14 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Ben Rappaport (The Good Wife), Britne Oldford (Hunters) and Anna Deavere Smith (Nurse Jackie) have been cast in Shondaland’s as-yet-untitled pilot from Scandal scribe Paul Davies , our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The project takes place in the Southern District of New York Federal Court — aka the “Mother Court” — and would follow attorneys for both the prosecution and defense “as they handle the most high profile and high stakes case in the country, all as their personal lives intersect.” Shondaland and ABC Studios are producing. »

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Britne Oldford, Ben Rappaport & Anna Deavere Smith Join ABC Shondaland Pilot

17 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Britne Oldford (Syfy’s Hunters), Ben Rappaport (The Good Wife) and veteran Anna Deavere Smith (Nurse Jackie) are set to star in an ABC legal drama pilot from Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers' Shondaland and ABC Studios. The project, written by Paul William Davies and directed by Tom Verica. Set in the Southern District of New York (Sdny) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," it follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the… »

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Anna Deavere Smith, Britne Oldford to Star in Shondaland Legal Drama

17 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Shondaland has found its next leading ladies.

Nurse Jackie grad Anna Deavere Smith and Hunters alum Britne Oldford have been tapped to star in ABC's untitled Shondaland drama pilot from Scandal writer Paul William Davies, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Ben Rappaport (The Good Wife) has nabbed the male lead in the legal drama from exec producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.

Set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working on opposite sides — for the defense and the prosecution — as they »

- Lesley Goldberg

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Richard Grant, Jane Curtin Join Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’

30 January 2017 3:06 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Richard E. Grant, Jane Curtin, Dolly Wells, Anna Deavere Smith, and Jennifer Westfeldt have joined the cast of Melissa McCarthy’s dark comedy “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Variety reported in March that McCarthy would star in Fox Searchlight adaptation of Lee Israel’s memoir with “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” director Marielle Heller attached to helm from a script by Nicole Holofcener. Shooting began Monday in New York City.

Producers are Anne Carey and Amy Nauiokas of Archer Gray, partnered with Israel’s friend and longtime confidant David Yarnell. Pamela Hirsch, Jawal Nga, and Bob Balaban are executive producers.

McCarthy will portray Israel, who made her living in the 1970s and ’80s writing profiles of stars such as Katharine Hepburn and Tallulah Bankhead, cosmetics executive Estee Lauder, and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When she was no longer able to get published because she had fallen out of step with current tastes, »

- Dave McNary

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Jane Curtin, Richard E. Grant Joining Melissa McCarthy in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

30 January 2017 2:45 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Jane Curtin and Richard E. Grant are joining Melissa McCarthy in Fox Searchlight's Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Diary of a Teenage Girl helmer Marielle Heller will direct from a script written by Nicole Holofcener (Enough Said) and Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q).

Based on the memoir of the same name by Lee Israel, Can You Ever Forgive Me? follows a best-selling celebrity biographer (McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970s and '80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn and Tallulah Bankhead, but has since fallen out of touch.

Dolly Wells, Anna Deavere Smith and Jennifer Westfeldt also have joined the project, which has begun principal »

- Mia Galuppo

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Richard E. Grant & More Join Melissa McCarthy In ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’

30 January 2017 2:34 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Richard E. Grant is set to star opposite Melissa McCarthy in Fox Searchlight’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? He is joined by Jane Curtin (The Heat), Dolly Wells (Bridget Jones’ Baby), Anna Deavere Smith (Black-ish) and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein). The Diary Of A Teenage Girl director Marielle Heller is at the helm, directing from a script by Nicole Holofcener  and Jeff Whitty. Based on Lee Israel’s memoir of the same name, the film follows best-selling celebrity… »

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Us Briefs: Filming begins on 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' starring Melissa McCarthy

30 January 2017 2:23 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Project directed by The Diary Of A Teenage Girl helmer Marielle Heller.

Fox Searchlight has begun principal photography in New York on Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E Grant (both pictured), Jane Curtin, Dolly Wells, Anna Deavere Smith and Jennifer Westfeldt.

Marielle Heller directs from a screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty based on the novel of the same name by Lee Israel

Archer Gray president of production Anne Carey, Archer Gray founder Amy Nauiokas and David Yarnell produce and Pamela Hirsch, Jawal Nga and Bob Balaban serve as executive producers.

The film recounts the life of celebrity biographer Israel who turns to deception when she is no longer in style.

The Latin America Training Center will host a three-day entertainment, business and legal affairs programme in Miami from March 29-April 1. The event will cover copyright in the age of digital music, intellectual property, virtual reality, production, distribution »

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Us Briefs: Fox Searchlight begins production on 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

30 January 2017 2:23 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Fox Searchlight has begun principal photography in New York on Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring Melissa McCarthy (pictured in Spy), Richard E Grant, Jane Curtin, Dolly Wells, Anna Deavere Smith and Jennifer Westfeldt.

Marielle Heller directs from a screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty based on the novel of the same name by Lee Israel

Archer Gray president of production Anne Carey, Archer Gray founder Amy Nauiokas and David Yarnell produce and Pamela Hirsch, Jawal Nga and Bob Balaban serve as executive producers.

The film recounts the life of celebrity biographer Israel who turns to deception when she is no longer in style.

The Latin America Training Center will host a three-day entertainment, business and legal affairs programme in Miami from March 29-April 1. The event will cover copyright in the age of digital music, intellectual property, virtual reality, production, distribution and licensing of new media content in Latin America, among other topics »

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