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Wednesday’s best TV: Against the Law, A Prescription for Murder?
The Guardian • Andrew Mueller, Ben Arnold, David Stubbs, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, John Robinson, Paul Howlett, Phil Harrison
Wonder Woman Sequel Gets an Official December 2019 Release Date
New York Magazine • Tolly Wright
‘Wonder Woman 2’ Gets Release Date
The Wrap • Debbie Emery
Intern Success: iXp Summit Breaks Barriers
SAP Blogs • Ellie Mortenson
Peter Farrelly Is ‘Disappointed’ About His Time on ‘Project Greenlight': ‘I Wanted Out’
The Wrap • Ryan Gajewski
Script by 23-Year-Old Set to Expand ‘John Wick’ Universe
The Wrap • Jeremy Fuster
Lionsgate, ‘John Wick’ Producer Team on Female-Driven Action Movie ‘Ballerina’
Variety • Dave Mcnary
At home with composer Michael Giacchino: Playing with toys to write film scores
KPCC • The Frame, The Frame Staff, Tim Greiving
 
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Essay on George A. Romero, 'godfather of the zombie film'
Inside Higher EdScott Mclemee
Column: Intellectual AffairsGeorge A. Romero, the artist who did more than anyone to enrich our nightmares over the past half century, died last week at the age of 77. Working outside Pittsburgh with local talent and a small budget, Romero directed Night...
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Film Industry, Media & Advertising
Rick Perry Falls for Borat-Style Prank by Russian Comedians
The WrapRoss A. Lincoln
Trump Administration Energy Secretary and Former Texas Governor Rick Perry turned himself into a national laughing stock back in 2011 when, during a debate between contenders for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination, he forgot mid-sentence the name of a government agency he...
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Film Industry
Wednesday’s best TV: Against the Law, A Prescription for Murder?
The GuardianAndrew Mueller, Ben Arnold, David Stubbs, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale, John Robinson, Paul Howlett, Phil Harrison
Against the Law 9pm, BBC2 Splendid dramatisation of 1954’s so-called Wildeblood scandal: the imprisonment of the journalist Peter Wildeblood, along with Lord Montagu and Michael Pitt-Rivers, on charges of homosexuality. Against the Law was the book Wildeblood subsequently wrote about his experiences....
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Film Industry, Warner Bros. Entertainment
Wonder Woman Sequel Gets an Official December 2019 Release Date
New York MagazineTolly Wright
If your favorite part of the DC superhero movie universe is Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, you’re not alone and you’re officially in luck. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday that the sequel to this summer’s blockbuster will...
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Film Industry, Media & Advertising
‘Wonder Woman 2’ Gets Release Date
The WrapDebbie Emery
Warner Bros. has set Dec. 13, 2019, as the release date for “Wonder Woman 2.” Gal Gadot will reprise the role of the superheroine, this time facing off against the Soviet Union during the 1980s. Director Patty Jenkins is currently in negotiations...
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Education, Film Industry
Intern Success: iXp Summit Breaks Barriers
SAP BlogsEllie Mortenson
As Talent Acquisition Intern, I work on creative content and use social media to highlight SAP Internship Experience Project (SAP iXp) including activities, intern success stories, and our company culture. SAP iXp is a robust ten-week program in 10 locations around the...
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Film Industry, Media & Advertising
Peter Farrelly Is ‘Disappointed’ About His Time on ‘Project Greenlight': ‘I Wanted Out’
The WrapRyan Gajewski
It’s safe to say that Peter Farrelly does not relish his time on HBO’s “Project Greenlight.” The “Dumb and Dumber” director took part in a panel for his new Audience Network comedy “Loudermilk” at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on...
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Film Industry, Media & Advertising
Script by 23-Year-Old Set to Expand ‘John Wick’ Universe
The WrapJeremy Fuster
With two successful installments and a third in early development, “John Wick” has become the next big franchise for Lionsgate. Now the studio could soon dig deeper into Wick’s world with a spinoff fashioned from “Ballerina,” a spec script written by 23-year-old...
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Lionsgate, ‘John Wick’ Producer Team on Female-Driven Action Movie ‘Ballerina’
VarietyDave Mcnary
Warren Toda/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Lionsgate has picked up Shay Hatten’s action script “Ballerina” and set up the project with “John Wick” franchise producer Basil Iwanyk through his Thunder Road company. Lionsgate won an auction for “Ballerina,” with Warner Bros. and Universal also expressing interest...
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Disney Channel, Film Industry
At home with composer Michael Giacchino: Playing with toys to write film scores
KPCCThe Frame, The Frame Staff, Tim Greiving
Composer Michael Giacchino attends The World Premiere of Lucasfilm's highly anticipated, first-ever, standalone Star Wars adventure, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" at the Pantages Theatre on December 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California.; Credit: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney Tim Greiving and...
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