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Two new trailers land for the upcoming ‘Brotherhood’

17 June 2016 2:18 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It’S Time For #TheEnd

Two new trailers for the upcoming instalment in the ‘Hood’ series, Brotherhood, have just landed ahead of its big release in August.

BAFTA award – winning actor, writer and director Noel Clarke returns to direct the film and also stars alongside grime artist, Stormzy, Arnold Oceng (Adulthood), Jason Maza (Fishtank) and Olivia Chenery (Penny Dreadful).

Here’s the official synopsis:

BrOTHERHOOD follows Sam as he faces up to the new world after Adulthood and realises it also comes with new problems and new challenges. Sam knows that to survive he must face his issues head on, and knows he will require old friends to help him survive new dangers.Noel Clarke (Star Trek Into Darkness, Doctor Who, Adulthood.) reprises the role of Sam Peel with breakthrough Grime artist Stormzy appearing alongside him as Yardz. The film is written and directed by Noel Clarke who also produced alongside Jason Maza, »

- Paul Heath

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Judge Lets 54 Sudanese Refugees Pursue Copyright and Fraud Claims Over Reese Witherspoon Film

24 March 2016 10:39 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

When 54 Sudanese refugees filed a lawsuit in February 2015 against the writers and producers of The Good Lie, a 2014 film starring Reese Witherspoon about those who survived starvation, disease and militia attacks in Darfur to make their way to America, we wrote at the time the dispute was "potentially groundbreaking." Behold now a remarkable decision on Wednesday that could impact the way that research is conducted for feature films based on true stories. The plaintiffs in the case came forward with edgy theories about why, when they sat down with screenwriter Margaret Nagle back in 2003 and shared

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- Eriq Gardner

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Netflix, ABC Score Multiple Humanitas Prize Nominations

7 January 2016 11:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The finalists for the 41st Annual Humanitas Prize were announced today, with the nominees encompassing television and film writers whose work “explores the human experience in a way that both entertains and enlightens.”

Thirty-eight writers were named finalists in ten categories. They will be competing for $225,000 in prize money during the gala held on Feb. 11.

Among those nominated on the film side are Wash Westmoreland & Richard Glatzer for “Still Alice,” Jesse Andrews for “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” and Laura Poitras for the documentary “Citizenfour.” TV series recognized include “Orange is the New Black,” “The Affair,” “Madam Secretary,” “Blackish,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Middle.

Presenters include Jane Anderson, Jenny Bicks, Liz Brixius, Cindy Chupack, Misan Sagay, Janine Sherman-Barrios and Pier Carlo Talenti.

“Good writing gets big actors attached, gets executives to give the green light, and keeps the audience tuning in week after week,” President Ali LeRoi said. »

- Jacob Bryant

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Netflix, ABC Score Multiple Humanitas Prize Nominations

7 January 2016 11:30 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The finalists for the 41st Annual Humanitas Prize were announced today, with the nominees encompassing television and film writers whose work “explores the human experience in a way that both entertains and enlightens.”

Thirty-eight writers were named finalists in ten categories. They will be competing for $225,000 in prize money during the gala held on Feb. 11.

Among those nominated on the film side are Wash Westmoreland & Richard Glatzer for “Still Alice,” Jesse Andrews for “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” and Laura Poitras for the documentary “Citizenfour.” TV series recognized include “Orange is the New Black,” “The Affair,” “Madam Secretary,” “Blackish,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Middle.

Presenters include Jane Anderson, Jenny Bicks, Liz Brixius, Cindy Chupack, Misan Sagay, Janine Sherman-Barrios and Pier Carlo Talenti.

“Good writing gets big actors attached, gets executives to give the green light, and keeps the audience tuning in week after week,” President Ali LeRoi said. »

- Jacob Bryant

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