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”

New House of Dragons teaser promises betrayal, gods and… dragons

We are going back in time. 200 years before the fall of the Iron Throne to be exact. HBO has released the first official teaser for its upcoming drama series, House of the Dragon. The teaser was first unveiled as part of yesterday’s HBO Max Europe launch event. Based on author George R.R. Martin’s Fire & … Continue reading “New House of Dragons teaser promises betrayal, gods and… dragons”

Woods brings lushly visual comedy style to ELEANOR

Woods, the portrait photographer turned filmmaker whose comedy commercials are marked by a lush, cinematic visual approach that complements their comedy beats, has joined the roster of directorial talents at ELEANOR. His signing was announced by Founder and EP Sophie Gold. Both Woods and Gold admit to being part of a mutual admiration society, one … Continue reading “Woods brings lushly visual comedy style to ELEANOR”

Lionsgate releases first trailer for Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall

If Hurricane Ida, with its record downpours and tornadoes, hasn’t whet your appetite for disaster, then we now have Roland Emmerich’s (2012, Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow) latest apocalyptic end to earth, Moonfall. In Moonfall, a mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course … Continue reading “Lionsgate releases first trailer for Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall”

Angelina Jolie: On Those Who Wish Her Dead

We have not seen Oscar winner Angelina Jolie (Girl, Interrupted, Tomb Raider, Maleficent) in a film since 2019’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Now the superstar can be seen putting out fires and fighting off ruthless thugs in New Line Cinema’s tense thriller Those Who Wish Me Dead, written and directed by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan … Continue reading “Angelina Jolie: On Those Who Wish Her Dead”

Carbon expands team with CD Ian Bradley

Ian Bradley has joined creative studio Carbon’s growing team of designers and directors. With deep roots in graphic design, Ian has art directed for key studios across the US including Nathan Love, Psyop, and The Mill. He joins Carbon from Framestore, where he was Creative Director and Head of Design. “I love Ian’s storytelling style,” … Continue reading “Carbon expands team with CD Ian Bradley”

HBO releases first images from House of Dragon

Here is something for your Friday. House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, recently began production and will debut on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max in 2022. Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the series, which is set 300 years before the events of Game of … Continue reading “HBO releases first images from House of Dragon”

Definition 6 adds Emmy Winner Ted Marcus

Customer experience agency Definition 6 (D6) is pleased to welcome Ted Marcus, an Emmy-winning Mixer/Sound Designer, to its team. Marcus brings more than 20 years of experience in audio post, sound design, and music for broadcast promos, commercials, feature films, and documentaries. At Definition 6, he has already completed work for Nickelodeon, CBS Sports, HBO, and EPIX.  … Continue reading “Definition 6 adds Emmy Winner Ted Marcus”

Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’

In one of the biggest TV castings of the year, The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal is set to headline The Last of Us, HBO’s high-profile series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise from Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. Based on the critically acclaimed video game The Last of Us, developed by Naughty Dog … Continue reading “Pedro Pascal headlines HBO’s ‘The Last Of Us’”

How Dick Van Dyke added magic to ‘WandaVision’

A mash-up of classic sitcoms and large-scale cinematic action, WandaVision—Marvel Studios’ first series for Disney+—is an ambitious, genre-bending adventure unlike any other. And we here at Reel 360 love it. It has it all —Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany… and comedy legend Dick Van Dyke. The nine-episode series begins as a 1950s-style sitcom, largely inspired by The … Continue reading “How Dick Van Dyke added magic to ‘WandaVision’”

Brooke Le’s cosplay is real a mother of dragons

Editor’s Note: Reel 360 has always been dedicated to and inspired by creators. From filmmakers to advertising creatives to writers to musicians to producers to editors and more, we celebrate great work. Period. Now we have entered the world of cosplay. Given what has happened last year (and even this year) with the pandemic, so … Continue reading “Brooke Le’s cosplay is real a mother of dragons”

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”

PepsiCo Design wins Best of Show in Mobius Awards

A Can Has No Name,” created by PepsiCo Design & Innovation, New York City, for Mtn Dew and Game of Thrones superfans, won Best of Show/Grand Prix in the 2020 Mobius Awards competition. Three packaging entrants competed for the honor. Other noms were Pearlfisher of New York City and Shenzhen Baixinglong Creative Packaging Co. Ltd., … Continue reading “PepsiCo Design wins Best of Show in Mobius Awards”

Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Hanukkah! And we are just around the corner from Christmas and Kwanza, so it’s that time of the year to offer up the Reel 360 / Reel Chicago Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier, we’ve compiled an extensive list – and believe us … Continue reading “Reel 360’s Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide”

‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need

In advance of the Thanksgiving weekend theatrical release of the new DreamWorks Animation comedy The Croods: A New Age (out Wednesday, November 25), Universal Pictures has partnered with the nonprofit organization Feeding America® for a groundbreaking three-tiered campaign to help provide one million meals** for families in need this holiday season. The Croods have survived their fair … Continue reading “‘Croods’ provide 1 million meals to families in need”

‘Stranger Things’ adds Freddy Krueger & more

New nightmares are coming out of Hawkins, Indiana, and they are about to get much worse because Freddy Krueger himself is joining the Stranger Things fray as one of eight new casting additions to the fourth season. Nightmare on Elm Street horror legend Robert Englund will appear in the recurring role of Victor Creel, described … Continue reading “‘Stranger Things’ adds Freddy Krueger & more”

HBO Max gives series order to ‘The Last of Us’

HBO has given a series order to the drama THE LAST OF US, it was announced by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. Craig Mazin (HBO’s Chernobyl), Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us and Uncharted video game franchises), and Carolyn Strauss (HBO’s Chernobyl and Game of Thrones) are executive producers along with Naughty Dog’s Evan … Continue reading “HBO Max gives series order to ‘The Last of Us’”

HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV

Hallejuah! WarnerMedia announced today that HBO Max will begin rolling out on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs, and Fire tablets on Tuesday, November 17. This launch brings HBO Max into the living rooms of tens of millions of Amazon device customers.  HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming offering, with 10,000 hours of curated premium … Continue reading “HBO Max comes to Amazon Fire TV”

Halloween comes to HBO Max

This is Reel 360’s favorite time of here. Why? Because it’s Spooky Season. Today, HBO Max launched “Halloween is Here,” a spotlight page bringing together all your favorite spooky, scary, chilling and thrilling Halloween films and series for easy streaming. The “Halloween is Here” page will be available on HBO Max for the entire month of October, featuring … Continue reading “Halloween comes to HBO Max”

21st annual Newport Beach Film Fest goes virtual

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) announces that the annual event will go virtual October 1st – 11th, 2020 on NewportBeachFilmFest.com. The virtual Festival will showcase an international slate of 40 feature-length narrative and documentary films and 231 short films. The Festival will host virtual filmmaker conversations and ‘Industry Talks’. Originally scheduled for April 2020, … Continue reading “21st annual Newport Beach Film Fest goes virtual”