Phoenix, Aniston, ‘Parasite’ & other SAG winners

Even with no Ricky Gervais to hurl insults at Hollywood royalty and their plant-based menu, The SAG Awards presented its coveted Actor statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and television performances of 2019 at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, held at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall. And did you see that dress … Continue reading “Phoenix, Aniston, ‘Parasite’ & other SAG winners”

We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners

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. The … Continue reading “We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners”

SAG Awards nominations announced

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) and Danai … Continue reading “SAG Awards nominations announced”

mcgarrybowen, United go full force for ‘Star Wars’

Brands are now coming out in full force (see what I did there?) for their cross-promotions with the film that could possibly outgross this year’s Avengers: Endgame. Yes, we’re talking Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and United is all in with their tie-“fighter”-in. Last week, we reported on United’s new Star Wars branded Boeing … Continue reading “mcgarrybowen, United go full force for ‘Star Wars’”

First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay

Who doesn’t like Anna Kendrick? Not only is the multi-talented star of Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods and Up in the Air talented, she is so friggin’ cute. This holiday season, Kendrick joins Frito-Lay brands –  Lay’s potato chips, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos and Smartfood popcorn – to sing a new version of the classic Favorite … Continue reading “First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay”

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”

‘Batwoman,’ ‘mixed-ish’ to screen at PaleyFest 2019

The Paley Center for Media announced that it will host its 13th annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 5-15, 2019, at the Paley Center’s Beverly Hills location. The ten-day festival celebrates the most anticipated new shows of the Fall 2019 television season as well as returning favorites from all five major broadcast networks, cable television, … Continue reading “‘Batwoman,’ ‘mixed-ish’ to screen at PaleyFest 2019”

Cashmere names new VP, Influencer Marketing

Big congrats are in order for Kisha Maldonado-Madrid. Award-winning lifestyle marketing agency, Cashmere Agency, has announced that she will join the shop as Vice President, Influencer Marketing. In her new role at Cashmere, Maldonado-Madrid will be responsible for the strategic development and execution of all influencer efforts, leading the company’s innovative culture-first approach to influencers … Continue reading “Cashmere names new VP, Influencer Marketing”

New Blue Diamond Almond campaign features farmers

Blue Diamond Growers’ new campaign for their Almond Breeze Almondmilk, features and celebrates brand’s relationship with its farmers, legacy of excellence, and commitment to quality. Titled “A Family of Growers,” the video campaign tells the stories of the Indarts who are an authentic growers who comes from a multi-generational farming family. “It is an honor … Continue reading “New Blue Diamond Almond campaign features farmers”

From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms

Al Pacino’s haunting portrayal of Joe Paterno was snubbed. SNL’s Keenan Thompson and Aidy Bryant were nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively. Although David Lynch’s 18-episode Twin Peaks was nominated for 9 Emmy’s, the series was largely ignored in major categories. Netflix dethroned HBO as most nominated network. Jesus. He was … Continue reading “From handmaids to Jesus, the Emmys announce noms”

“Wonder Woman’s” Patty Jenkins ​to receive 2018 Women in Motion Award

(Cannes 04 May 2018) Patty Jenkins is a writer and director, best known for directing Warner Bros. Wonder Woman, her debut Oscar-winning feature Monster and helming the pilot and finale episode of AMC’s The Killing. She began her career in painting after studying at Cooper Union. While there, she crossed over to filmmaking and went … Continue reading ““Wonder Woman’s” Patty Jenkins ​to receive 2018 Women in Motion Award”

Sarofsky makes friends for new Netflix series

The new Netflix original series, Friends from College, from writer/director Nicholas Stoller (Neighbors, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and spouse/co-writer Francesca Delbanco (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) finally debuted earlier this month.

Directed and executive produced by Stoller, the eight-episode show delves into interwoven and complicated relationships, including former romantic entanglements and comedic explorations of old bonds. As everyone tries to manage their lives as adults, they also experience nostalgia.