‘Tales From the Loop’ Creator on Why His Sci-Fi Series Is the Anti-‘Black Mirror’ : April 2, 2020
Amazon’s new sci-fi series “Tales From the Loop” is a pretty difficult show to describe, even for its creator, Nathaniel Halpern, who also struggles with the idea of labeling it a sci-fi series at all.The characters we follow as they are affected by The Loop include Loretta, a gifted physicist played by Rebecca Hall; Russ (Jonathan Pryce), the founder of The Loop; George (Paul Schneider), Russ’ son; Jakob (Daniel Zolghardi), Loretta and George’s oldest son, an introverted teenager; Cole (Duncan Joiner), Jakob’s curious younger brother; Gaddis (Ato Essandoh), a lonely guard at The Loop; Alma (Elektra Kilbey) an obsessive physicist; and a teacher named Sarah (Stefanie Estes).
In a time when images of happy, healthy queer couples continue to increase in number in films and TV, Mike Mossallam aims to bring the subversiveness back to gay romance. The out-gay, Muslim filmmaker has just completed his first feature: Breaking Fast. It premieres at OutFest Fusion March 8 before hitting the festival circuit. The film is currently seeking distribution.
Written & Directed by Mosallam, the film is produced by Sarah Bazzi, Bay Dariz, Seth Hauer and Alex Lampsos.
Barbara Crampton Wraps Horror ‘Jakob’s Wife’ From ‘Amulet’ Outfit AMP International.
Producers are Bob Portal and Inderpal Singh from AMP, alongside Barbara Crampton and Travis Stevens. The project was also fully-financed by AMP – the London and Los Angeles company is looking to ramp up production activity in 2020.
The film is a co-production with Mississippi-based Eyevox Entertainment, with Rick Moore from Eyevox serving as executive producer, alongside James Norrie and Nina Kolokouri at AMP. Co-producers are Joe Wicker, Morgan Peter Brown and Kim Barnard.
Tawny Cypress, Jasmin Savoy Brown Join Showtime Pilot "Yellowjackets"
Brown is best known for her role on the critically-acclaimed HBO series “The Leftovers.” Most recently, she starred on the ABC legal drama “For the People.” Her other TV credits include “Love,” “Will,” and “Stitchers.” She is repped by ICM, Cinterra, and Jackoway Tyerman.
Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers, For the People) is set to star in Conductor, the feature-length iteration to director Alex Noyer’s short film of the same title. The film will mark Noyer’s directorial debut. Brown is repped by ICM Partners, Cinterra Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
A film shoot is taking over the town of Vegreville, led by director and actor Troy Ruptash. Ruptash was born and raised in the small town before moving to Los Angeles to pursue his career in entertainment. This film highlights his hometown and his heritage.
"Run, Rick, Run" - Coach Mellor is excited to celebrate Halloween in a couple's costume with Julie, but his plan might be derailed by Principal Glascott's faculty-parent dating rules. Guest starring Morgan Peter Brown
Netflix has picked up Russian Doll for an eight-episode second season, announcing the renewal during an interview of co-creator/star Natasha Lyonne and Netflix content VP Cindy Holland by Kara Swisher at Recode’s annual Code Conference.
Brendan Sexton III will reprise his scruffy character "Horse" in season 2 of the Netflix drama.
Dot-Marie Jones, Eugene Cordero, Ron Funches Join ‘Golden Arm’; Danny Aiello, Adria Tennor Cast In ‘One Moment’
A recently widowed Joe McGuinness (Aiello) shows signs of mental and physical decline, his daughters Caroline Minogue (Tennor) and Fran McGuinness (Ingrassia) do their best to care for him while also struggling to manage their own lives and careers.
El actor puertorriqueño Johnse Allende Méndez Jr. participó en Skin, filme que se alzó con el Óscar al mejor cortometraje El puertorriqueño Johnse Allende Méndez Jr., quien comenzó su carrera artística bailando música urbana con Trebol Clan, obtuvo el rol de uno de los secuestradores en el thriller Skin, de 19 minutos, del cineasta israelí Guy Nattiv, que aborda la problemática del racismo.
‘For The People’: Jasmin Savoy Brown To Star In New Shondaland ABC Series
After an extensive search, with a number of actresses testing, Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers, Will) has landed the second vacant lead opposite recently cast Britt Robertson in For the People, the upcoming ABC drama series from Shondaland and ABC Studios, which had undergone recastings after the pilot.
Ten years after senior prom, Megan (Keira Knightley) finds herself in limbo, no longer adolescent and not yet fully grown. It’s a familiar place for the protagonist of a movie comedy to be, and perhaps a further symptom of the shaky state of American adulthood. In Megan’s circle of high school friends, the one who is about to get married (Ellie Kemper) and the one who already has a husband and a kid on the way (Sara Coates) seem kind of awful.