Writers Guild announces TV, News and Radio noms

Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2019. The shows up for best drama series are The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, Mindhunter, Succession and Watchmen. Vying for best comedy series honors are Barry, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, PEN15, … Continue reading “Writers Guild announces TV, News and Radio noms”

Marvel Studios confirms ‘Ant-Man 3’ for 2022

Martin Scorsese, James Cameron and Francis Ford Coppola can say Marvel Studios is evil and ruining movies all they want. It won’t stop the juggernaut. Or fans salivating for more Marvel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, development is now underway for the second sequel to the hit 2015 film starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly. … Continue reading “Marvel Studios confirms ‘Ant-Man 3’ for 2022”

Heartland Int’l Film Fest announces winners

The Heartland International Film Festival announced the filmmaker award winners for the film festival’s 28th edition during an Awards Brunch on Saturday, October 19. The Grand Prize for Best Narrative Feature (and a cash prize of $15,000) went to Bora Kim’s House of Hummingbird, with one of the film’s stars, Seung-Yun Lee on hand to … Continue reading “Heartland Int’l Film Fest announces winners”

Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate

What many would call, “The Main Event” of Comic-Con finally happened. Marvel Studios’ head honcho, Kevin Feige, took the stage at massive Hall H, stood before a salivating packed house of fans and announced most of Marvel’s ‘Phase Four’ films. From the crowd’s reaction, Feige did not disappoint. He also had a few bombshells. ‘Phase … Continue reading “Marvel Studios announces ‘Phase Four’ slate”

Pepsi Max sends ‘Ant-Man’ stars into space

Looks like the Marvel Cinematic Universe is adding Pepsi Max to their cosmic adventures. Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has launched a new spot for Pepsi Max from AMV BBDO that stars Ant-Man actors Paul Rudd and sidekick Michael Peña as astronauts who demonstrate the great lengths they’ll go for a Pepsi MAX. Called ‘No … Continue reading “Pepsi Max sends ‘Ant-Man’ stars into space”

“Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms

Wakanda! It’s official, Black Panther is king. At least for now. As the Marvel epic begins its awards run (it will get nominated for Best Picture in 2019 heard it here first), there is no better place to start than the fun and always spontaneous MTV Movie and TV Awards. Noms for this year were … Continue reading ““Black Panther,” “Stranger Things” dominate MTV Movie & TV Award noms”

Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news

Anna Parker promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Havas Havas Chicago announced that it has promoted Anna (Newburn) Parker to Chief Strategy Officer. She joins Havas Chicago’s executive leadership team which includes Paul Marobella, Jason Peterson, Tatia Torrey, Jennifer Marszalek, Lisa Evia and Angelo Kritikos. Considered a major contributor to the transformation of the Havas … Continue reading “Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news”

Talented Brianna Oppenheimer “oppens” up

“I had finally found a place to put my grief – on the stage. I could transform into a character and put these painful emotions somewhere constructive.” If you’ve ever had the pleasure of having Brianna Oppenheimer on your set you then know what a happy set is actually like. The actress/writer/director brings more joy … Continue reading “Talented Brianna Oppenheimer “oppens” up”