WBA, FOX and Elizabeth Banks bring Bedrock to TV

FOX Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and multi-hyphenate Elizabeth Banks have joined forces to develop Bedrock, a primetime animated adult comedy series continuing the story of everyone’s favorite modern Stone Age family, the Flintstones. The Bedrock pilot script will be written by Lindsay Kerns (Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, DC Super Hero Girls, Trolls: The Beat Goes … Continue reading “WBA, FOX and Elizabeth Banks bring Bedrock to TV”

No adjustments needed in Elizabeth Banks-helmed Tommy John spot

I’ve been a huge fan of Elizabeth Banks ever since I first caught her in Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me if You Can (2002). My fondness for her only grew more as she portrayed J. Jonah Jameson’s assistant Betty Brandt in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man series. Watching her transform herself from a successful comic actress to director … Continue reading “No adjustments needed in Elizabeth Banks-helmed Tommy John spot”

Warner Bros releases final ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer

This is a surprise. Typically, studios do not release trailers on Thursday or they at least give 24 hours warning. Neither is the case with Warner Bros final trailer for  Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). Apparently, the trailer has been attached to the upcoming Kristin Stewart thriller, Underwater, which … Continue reading “Warner Bros releases final ‘Birds of Prey’ trailer”

Review: We are in luck with ‘Lucky Grandma’

After a weekend that saw the failure of the $48 million production, Charlie’s Angels, which was supposed to be Sony’s big feminist anthem about strong, independent women, it’s funny (and satisfying) to see a small independent film called Lucky Grandma, which screened at the AFI Fest 2019 Presented by Audi last weekend, get it right. … Continue reading “Review: We are in luck with ‘Lucky Grandma’”

HBO Max announces price and programming

A Game of Thrones prequel. DC Universe movie premieres. 10,000 hours of programming. And Friends. For $14.99 a month. Today, WarnerMedia today unveiled significant new details about its HBO Max direct-to-consumer strategy, revealing a comprehensive offering of programming options for every audience, product features and functionality, and its go-to-market plans. Launching in May of 2020, … Continue reading “HBO Max announces price and programming”

Complete list of Grammy winners

The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the winner … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

Screen Actors Guild announces nominations

Nominees for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced by Lily Collins (Emily In Paris, Mank) and Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer, Blindspotting, The Good Lord Bird) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced … Continue reading “Screen Actors Guild announces nominations”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. Trevor … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”

Presenting the 2019 – 2020 Fall TV Preview

Now that we have bid farewell to The Big Bang Theory, we can now look forward to the 2019-2020 TV season. Last week was a long, entertaining presentation of upfronts where the networks paraded out the stars of returning and new shows to advertisers. Lots of questions do arise. Will Fox still deliver quality programming … Continue reading “Presenting the 2019 – 2020 Fall TV Preview”