First Look: Peacemaker, Westworld, Flight Attendant, Barry, Euphoria and more

Today HBO Max released a new campaign introducing the streamer’s unprecedented line-up for 2022, featuring highly anticipated original programming, Warner Bros. films made exclusively for HBO Max, new content from beloved DC and Wizarding World franchises, hit movies, and more. Following a year marked by groundbreaking hits, the spot signifies HBO Max’s continued commitment to deliver audiences … Continue reading “First Look: Peacemaker, Westworld, Flight Attendant, Barry, Euphoria and more”

HBO Max streams special episode of ‘Euphoria’

HBO Max is surprising fans with an early late-night premiere of a new special episode of HBO’s Euphoria on Thursday, December 3 (12:00 a.m. ET/9:00 p.m. PT). The first of two special episodes of the Emmy®-winning HBO drama series will debut on HBO on Sunday, December 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, as previously announced. In the aftermath of … Continue reading “HBO Max streams special episode of ‘Euphoria’”

REEL WOMEN: Creative Director, Designer Lake Buckley

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2022 REEL WOMEN – incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Women like Lake Buckley are making “Herstory.” Lake is a Brooklyn-based multi-disciplinary artist. She works as a designer, creative director, and director at 1stAveMachine. Her brand work … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Creative Director, Designer Lake Buckley”

Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards

The 2022 ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography ceremony — clocking in at two hours and 30 minutes — was the first major in-person event held at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood for more than two years. And it not only celebrated excellence in the art form, but the enduring spirit of all who worked under difficult … Continue reading “Dune, Underground Railroad, Titans take top honors at ASC Awards”

A record quarter for L.A. production, but not record year

According to FilmLA’s latest report, on-location filming in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October-December) remained robust, setting an all-time quarterly record of 10,780 Shoot Days (SD)* This is four percent above the previous three month high of 10,359 SD set in Q4, 2018. It is also an increase over the previous quarter, revealing a brisk … Continue reading “A record quarter for L.A. production, but not record year”

A remake of Gareth Evans’ The Raid is coming to Netflix

Michael Bay and XYZ Films have announced a reimagining of Gareth Evans’ classic The Raid is heading to Netflix. Patrick Hughes (The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, The Man from Toronto) will pen the film with James Beaufort and direct the feature, with Michael Bay and XYZ Films producing.  A description from Netflix says, “In Philadelphia’s drug-infested ‘Badlands’, an … Continue reading “A remake of Gareth Evans’ The Raid is coming to Netflix”

“Make it No” Picard production halted after 50 people test positive for COVID

On Thursday, it was reported that over 50 people working on the set of Star Trek: Picard have tested positive for COVID-19, immediately shutting down the Paramount+ production. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story. Filming halted Monday on the show, which employs more than 450 staffers. The infections impacted “multiple zones”, including cast in “zone A”. … Continue reading ““Make it No” Picard production halted after 50 people test positive for COVID”

Ted Lasso tops Hollywood Critics Association with 4 wins

Ted Lasso (Apple TV+) topped the Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) TV Awards with four wins–earning Best Streaming Comedy distinction, Best Comedy Actor in a Streaming Series for Jason Sudeikis, Best Comedy Supporting Actor in a Streaming Series for Brett Goldstein, and Best Comedy Supporting Actress in a Streaming Series for Hannah Waddingham. Waddingham tied for the … Continue reading “Ted Lasso tops Hollywood Critics Association with 4 wins”

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”

Candyman: Cabrini-Green is back in new trailer

This looks truly terrifying. Oscar-winner Jordan Peele is unleashing fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend: Candyman. Filmmaker Nia DaCosta (Little Woods, upcoming Captain Marvel 2) directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic.   In the trailer, we learn for as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized … Continue reading “Candyman: Cabrini-Green is back in new trailer”

Cannes Lions: 72andSunny and Tinder win Grand Prix

MDC Partners (NASDAQ: MDCA) agency 72andSunny has been awarded the Entertainment Grand Prix at this year’s prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The Grand Prix – the highest award level an entrant can receive in a single category – recognizes 72andSunny’s extraordinary work with Match Group to launch its “Swipe Night” campaign, an original branded … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: 72andSunny and Tinder win Grand Prix”

Candyman: Juneteenth message from Nia DaCosta

Candyman first appeared on film in Bernard Rose’s 1992 cult classic as a vengeful, mystical entity, a victim of a brutal hate crime who externalizes his pain in the same community that once turned against him. Juneteenth is a day that has historically recognized the perseverance and power of the Black community. Over the last … Continue reading “Candyman: Juneteenth message from Nia DaCosta”

Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards

Last night, the Costume Designers Guild, held its 23rd awards show honoring the best in film, television and short-form costume design. Winners of the virtual ceremony were announced over Twitter. The awards show was hosted by actress Lana Condor. Virtual presenters included Rose Byrne, Andra Day, O-T Fagbenle, Regina King, Carey Mulligan and Amanda Seyfried. “We’ve had to come together as … Continue reading “Ma Rainey, Schitt’s Creek win Costume Guild Awards”

Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani

Barnstorm VFX, an Emmy-nominated VFX studio specializing in high-quality digital effects, design, and production, has signed Ashish Raisinghani, whom they say embodies the pioneering ingenuity, daring creativity, and freewheeling spirit of the first aviators. Raisinghani is a highly sought-after VFX Editor who has worked on major, award-winning projects for some of the biggest artists in … Continue reading “Barnstorm VFX signs VFX Editor Ashish Raisinghani”

Cashmere makes leadership moves

Today, Cashmere announced Ryan Ford was promoted to President and Chief Creative Officer, he formerly was the Executive VP and CCO. Rona Mercado was promoted to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Accounts, and managed nearly all departments in the agency. Mercado joined the agency … Continue reading “Cashmere makes leadership moves”

‘Better Call Saul’ dominates WGA Awards

The Writers Guild of America announced their nominations for the 2021 WGA Awards in the categories of TV, New Media, News, Radio/Audio and Promotional Writing during 2020. Winners will be honored March 21 in a virtual ceremony. AMC’s Better Call Saul dominated with five nominations. Other nominees include Amazon Studios’ The Boys, Disney+’s The Mandalorian, … Continue reading “‘Better Call Saul’ dominates WGA Awards”

GLAAD releases Where We Are on TV report

GLAAD announced the findings of its annual Where We Are on TV report. Where We Are on TV analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the number of LGBTQ regular and recurring characters on primetime scripted cable programming and original scripted streaming series on the services Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix for the … Continue reading “GLAAD releases Where We Are on TV report”

Casting Society unveils Artios noms in TV, shorts

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has unveiled the television, theater, short film and short form series nominees for the 36th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of casting directors in these categories.  CSA previously announced the three honorees for the 2021 event, with the Actors Fund receiving the Rosalie Joseph Humanitarian Award. and The … Continue reading “Casting Society unveils Artios noms in TV, shorts”

HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

‘Wonder Woman’ social media reactions positive

Wonder Woman 1984, which we have covered pretty extensively here at Reel 360, is scheduled to open in theaters internationally and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. It was also recently announced, the Patty Jenkins-helmed film will become the first title on HBO Max available in 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby … Continue reading “‘Wonder Woman’ social media reactions positive”