Natalie Chaidez joins Flight Attendant as Co-Showrunner

HBO Max announced that Emmy-nominated writer/producer Natalie Chaidez (Queen of the South, Heroes) has joined the creative team of the breakout hit series (and of Reel 360’s favorites) The Flight Attendant for its second season. Chaidez will serve as co-showrunner and executive producer alongside executive producer/showrunner Steve Yockey, who developed the series. Greg Berlanti, series star Kaley Cuoco, and Sarah Schechter are … Continue reading “Natalie Chaidez joins Flight Attendant as Co-Showrunner”

HBO Max renews ‘The Flight Attendant’ for Season 2

Kaley Cuoco will be wheels up for a second season. HBO Max has renewed the hit comedic thriller THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT. It was announced by Casey Bloys, Chief Content Officer, HBO and HBO Max. The eight-episode first season premiered November 26 and had its finale on December 17.  Season one was based on the novel of … Continue reading “HBO Max renews ‘The Flight Attendant’ for Season 2”

Review: Kaley Couco shines as ‘The Flight Attendant’

After 12 years of playing Penny, Leonard Hofstadter’s love interest on the CBS TV series The Big Bang Theory, and the past year as the foul mouthed animated version of Harley Quinn on the TV series of the same name, Kaley Couco brings her charming allure to the new series The Flight Attendant on HBO … Continue reading “Review: Kaley Couco shines as ‘The Flight Attendant’”

Air France’s in-flight video becomes safety dance

Director Romain Quirot helmed the new in-flight safety video for Air France. Conceived by agency Aura by Omnicom and produced in partnership with Atout France, France’s tourism development agency, the film is a poetic tribute to French-style travel.   Two flight attendants lead the safety briefing, which takes viewers on an elegant, lively, and fast-moving journey … Continue reading “Air France’s in-flight video becomes safety dance”

Emmys: Colman, Cuoco, Washington and Kaling sparkle in De Beers diamonds

Diamonds from De Beers Jewellers shined on The Crown’s Olivia Colman, The Flight Attendent’s Kaley Coco, Kerry Washington and Mindy Kaling at the live and in-person 2021 Emmy Awards held at the L.A. Live’s Event Deck in Los Angeles, CA. Actor and Emmy Award winner Olivia Colman looked radiant as she accepted her award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for The Crown wearing classic diamond … Continue reading “Emmys: Colman, Cuoco, Washington and Kaling sparkle in De Beers diamonds”

Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?

If you can believe this, it’s already been a year since the subdued, “The Pandemmys” aired. This Sunday, Cedric the Entertainer will host the 73rd Emmys ceremony before a live limited audience on CBS. The traditional Governors Ball will not be held this year (both due to Covid-19 precautions), but that doesn’t mean there won’t … Continue reading “Emmy Predictions: Will ‘Ted Lasso’ and ‘The Crown’ own the ceremony?”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

Hawaiian Airlines brings ‘Aloha’ Spirit in campaign from MullenLowe LA

Americans are terrible at taking vacations and after the last 18 months of stay-at-home orders, they need a vacation more than ever. MullenLowe LA has created a new campaign for Hawaiian Airlines ‘The Keepers of Vacation’ which launches this week.   As the only leisure-focused airline based in Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines’ culture is centered around the … Continue reading “Hawaiian Airlines brings ‘Aloha’ Spirit in campaign from MullenLowe LA”

Emmy: Latinx nominees rise while Asians Struggle

In 2020, Alexis Bledel was the sole Latinx acting nominee. She is of Mexican, Argentinian heritage. Now, at least seven Latinx actors scored nominations for the 2021 Emmys yesterday. Mj Rodriguez landed an Outstanding Lead Actress nod for her work in Pose. She is also the first transgender woman to be nominated in the category. … Continue reading “Emmy: Latinx nominees rise while Asians Struggle”

Emmy Awards: HBO, HBO Max lead with 130 noms

Hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting), the 73rd Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning. HBO and HBO Max have received 130 Emmy nominations. Leading the series was Misha Green’s hit, Lovecraft Country. The series was nominated for 18 awards, the most of all the platform’s series. Besides … Continue reading “Emmy Awards: HBO, HBO Max lead with 130 noms”

Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian

Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced today recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees. The live virtual ceremony was hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting) from New York along with … Continue reading “Emmy: WandaVision, The Crown, Mandalorian”

A chat with Director Andrea Yu-Chieh Chung

The very talented Andrea Yu-Chieh Chung is a Taiwanese documentary filmmaker based in the New York metropolitan area. Born and raised by a family full of wanderers, the director tells Reel 360 that she has endless curiosities about the world and has lived and produced films across four continents. Andrea is passionate about telling stories of … Continue reading “A chat with Director Andrea Yu-Chieh Chung”

Big Brother: CBS announces most diverse cast

The reality TV genre has long been maligned for its lack of diversity, especially among broadcast shows. One of the most well-known examples is ABC’s The Bachelor, which finally had its first Black lead, Matt James, during a pandemic, controversial 25th season. If you ignore Tamar Braxton winning Celebrity Big Brother, a Black person has not … Continue reading “Big Brother: CBS announces most diverse cast”

Kaley Cuoco: Actress extends creative agreement with WB

Warner Bros. Television Group and Kaley Cuoco are extending their long-standing creative partnership with an expansive new overall deal for The Flight Attendant star and executive producer Cuoco and her production company, Yes, Norman Productions. WBTVG can confirm that it is an exclusive, multi-year pact. Financial terms were not disclosed, per Studio policy. Cuoco and her Yes, Norman Productions team — … Continue reading “Kaley Cuoco: Actress extends creative agreement with WB”

HBO Max announces ad-supported subscriptions

HBO Max announced at today’s 2021 WarnerMedia Upfront that it will debut its ad-supported subscription tier the first week of June, providing consumers choice between the existing ad-free version of HBO Max at $14.99 per month, or an ad-supported experience for $9.99 per month. They have dubbed it HBO Max with Ads. HBO Max previewed … Continue reading “HBO Max announces ad-supported subscriptions”

HBO Max goes full on Mother’s Day this weekend

There’s no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than bonding over cherished films and shows on HBO Max. Leading up to May 9, the streamer is giving mothers and maternal figures the appreciation they deserve by elevating stories that celebrate all the amazing moms. On the homepage and throughout the app on the Movies, Series, … Continue reading “HBO Max goes full on Mother’s Day this weekend”

Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2020 were announced tonight during the 73rd Annual DGA Awards virtual ceremony. Chloé Zhao won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for Nomadland. The moving film about grief and acceptance follows woman in her sixties (Frances McDormand) who, … Continue reading “Chloé Zhao wins DGA Award for Nomadland”

‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards

As begin to place our bets on what will win at the Oscars, we now have two pretty safe wagers – Ma Rainey’s Chadwick Boseman for Best Actor and now, Nomadland for Best Picture. The Producers Guild of America Awards awarded Chloé Zhao’s opus with their top prize. The film rode past Emerald Fennell’s Promising … Continue reading “‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards”

Art Directors Guild announces nominations

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced nominations for the 25th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Winners will be honored at the Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony, set for Saturday, April 10, 2021, Pre Show – 3:00PM PST, Awards Show – 4:00 PM PST. … Continue reading “Art Directors Guild announces nominations”

TBS offers to pay three HBCU alumni’s student loans

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are where dreams are made, and this Black History Month, TBS wants to kick off the aspirations of three lucky HBCU alumni by paying their student loans in the network’s first-ever TBS HBCU Cash Out. Collaborating with HBCU alumni Lance Gross and Keshia Knight Pulliam, the interactive social media contest, from … Continue reading “TBS offers to pay three HBCU alumni’s student loans”