FX orders Taika Waititi comedy series ‘Reservation Dogs’

1+ After successfully completing principal photography on the pilot episode in Oklahoma earlier this year, FX has announced a full series order of the half-hour comedy Reservation Dogs. The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), alongside with state and city leadership, was incredibly proud to welcome the on-location filming of Reservation Dogs earlier last year … Continue reading “FX orders Taika Waititi comedy series ‘Reservation Dogs’”

HBO Max orders period comedy from Taika Waititi

1+ HBO Max, has ordered the period comedy Our Flag Means Death to series. Oscar® winner and multi-Emmy® Award nominee Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Jojo Rabbit) will executive produce the series and direct the pilot. Series creator and showrunner David Jenkins (People of Earth) executive produces with Emmy® nominated producer Garrett Basch (The Night … Continue reading “HBO Max orders period comedy from Taika Waititi”

‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards

1+ 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 … Continue reading “‘Nomadland’ takes top prize at Producers Guild Awards”

Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more

1+ On Thursday, December 10, 2020 during The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day webcast, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced an incredible number of new films, series, and surprises that will expand the Star Wars galaxy. After the show’s unprecedented success, winning seven Emmy Awards, The Mandalorian has inspired two spin-off series called The Rangers of … Continue reading “Disney, Lucasfilm announce plans for ‘Starwars’ & more”

What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?

14+ “Filmmakers are like roaches – we’ll always find a way to survive.” There is something about Gingers. We either love ’em or hate ’em for those fiery locks. Sometimes, we even make fun of ’em or just run in the other direction. Is it because they stand out in a crowd? Or does it … Continue reading “What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?”

Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden on 46th season of ‘SNL’

1+ New York Times bestselling author and two-time Golden Globe Award winner Jim Carrey will take on the role of Vice President Joe Biden for the upcoming 46th season of Saturday Night Live. The series is also returning to the studio and is planning to have a limited in-studio audience at Rockefeller Center for the upcoming … Continue reading “Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden on 46th season of ‘SNL’”

HBO Max celebrates Latinx voices

1+ Starting today is Latina Heritage Month. And HBO Max is celebrating the month with a wide selection of programming that celebrates Latinx filmmakers and actors. Available to stream on HBO Max, the network is offering a selection raning from original series and documentaries like Selena + Chef and Habla Now to laugh-out-loud comedy specials including Ha Festival: The Art … Continue reading “HBO Max celebrates Latinx voices”

WB releases new footage of ‘The Suicide Squad’

1+ So far DC FanDome is living up to the hype. It started off with an exciting new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984. Then, there was the reveal from WB Games Montreal for the new Gotham Knights video game. Which brings us to James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. And it looks dope AF. After an … Continue reading “WB releases new footage of ‘The Suicide Squad’”

‘Spider-man III,’ ‘Dr. Strange’ and ‘Thor’ dates moved

1+ THWAP! With film production at a standstill and no realistic return date in sight, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have finally made the decision to move back Jon Watts’ upcoming Spider-Man threequel  from July 16, 2021 to November 5, 2021. The return of Tom Holland as the web-slinger, will now replace Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse … Continue reading “‘Spider-man III,’ ‘Dr. Strange’ and ‘Thor’ dates moved”

New footage from ‘The Suicide Squad’ on Twitter

2+ Although Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey has not taken flight with audiences as Warner Bros had hoped, that has not stopped the studio and the DCEU from continuing their support of actress Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the titular character. Coming in 2021, will be the sort of sequel/soft reboot to David Ayer‘s 2016 film … Continue reading “New footage from ‘The Suicide Squad’ on Twitter”

From ‘Parasite’ to Pitt, the complete 2020 Oscar winners

3+ Parasite, Bong Joon Ho’s (who also won Best Director) twisted tale that was at the top of Reel 360’s Best Films of 2019, won top honors last night at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first Foreign Language film to win the newly named International Feature Film Category and Best Picture. It was the … Continue reading “From ‘Parasite’ to Pitt, the complete 2020 Oscar winners”

Reel 360’s 2020 Academy Awards predictions

3+ We are only hours away from Hollywood royalty parading into the Dolby Theater in Hollywood to celebrate the 92nd Academy Awards. The 2019 Oscars garnered 29.6 million viewers and a 7.7 rating among the key demographic of adults age 18 to 49, which represented an uptick from the all-time low ratings in 2018. There was also a 3.1 million viewer … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 2020 Academy Awards predictions”

‘Parasite,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ winners at WGA Awards

2+ Parasite and Jojo Rabbit were the big winners in film Saturday night as the . Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2020 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio. The concurrent ceremonies were held at The … Continue reading “‘Parasite,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ winners at WGA Awards”

We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners

1+ With last night’s Producer Guild Awards, awards season is now underway in Hollywood. Every weekend, everyone in the industry, from animators to VFX folks, will be attending dinners and after parties somewhere in Hollywood and Beverly Hills. And it will all culminate on February 9th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with the Oscars. … Continue reading “We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners”

‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms

3+ The Geek was up with the other press this morning to watch the nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards which will air February 9 on ABC. What can we tell you, that you don’t know already. The highly divisive Joker, the origin story of the iconic mentally ill Batman villain, led all Oscar nominations … Continue reading “‘Joker’ gets 11, Greta snubbed & other Oscar noms”

Three female directors among DGA nominations

1+ The Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2019 as well as Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director. While there will be groans that no female directors are nominated in the first category among … Continue reading “Three female directors among DGA nominations”

Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms

1+ The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2019. Feature films eligible for a Writers Guild Award were exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles during 2019 and were written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement … Continue reading “Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms”

Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery

3+ Awards season officially kicked off in stellar style on January 3, as the American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the 2019 AFI Awards honorees at an invite-only luncheon in Beverly Hills. Unique in its celebration of the film and television arts’ collaborative nature, AFI Awards – now in its 20th year – is the only national … Continue reading “Stars turn out for AFI Awards Luncheon|Gallery”

WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’

3+ We finally have a release date for The Flash. Maybe this time with IT and IT: Chapter 2’s Andrés Muschietti at the helm, the long-delayed film about the Scarlet Speedster will actually happen. WB also set release dates for The Matrix 4, Shazam 2 and a slew of other films. According to Deadline, The … Continue reading “WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’”

SAG Awards nominations announced

2+ Nominees for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for  outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2019, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles, were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris introduced America Ferrera (Superstore, Ugly Betty) … Continue reading “SAG Awards nominations announced”