Ava DuVernay is set to receive the Television Showman of the Year award from the International Cinematographers Guild in February. The prolific writer, director and producer will be presented the award as part of the 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards luncheon set for Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton. Before she made her mark as […]
The cast of Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming Netflix series about Anna Delvey continues to grow. Arian Moayed, Anders Holm, Anna Deavere Smith, Jeff Perry, and Terry Kinney have all been cast in the series, which is titled “Inventing Anna.” They join previously announced cast members Julia Garner, Anna Chlumsky, Laverne Cox, Katie Lowes, and Alexis Floyd. […]
Shonda Rhimes’ series based on con artist Anna Delvey is beginning to take shape at Netflix. Julia Garner, Anna Chlumsky, Laverne Cox, Katie Lowes, and Alexis Floyd have all been cast in the drama series, which is now titled “Inventing Anna.” In addition, Dave Frankel is attached to direct two of the show’s 10 one-hour […]
The upcoming sixth season of “How to Get Away With Murder” will be its last. The news comes only a day after it was revealed that the first Shondaland series under Shonda Rhimes’ colossal Netflix deal will debut in 2020. Rhimes left ABC for the streamer last year after more than a decade with the studio. However, […]
Shonda Rhimes’ first upcoming Netflix show is rounding out its cast. Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page are among those joining the previously announced Julie Andrews in “Bridgerton,” which is based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton family novels. The series is set in the world of Regency London high society. From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the […]
Shonda Rhimes, one of Hollywood’s most powerful storytellers, has partnered with Dove in the past to improve the portrayals of women in the media. Their latest collaboration, #ShowUs, is a new photography database with more than 5,000 images of diverse women to help promote more accurate representations in the press and advertising. Last week, Rhimes […]
Julie Andrews is the first person officially cast in one of Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming Netflix shows. Andrews has joined the untitled series based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton family novels. She will voice the character Lady Whistledown. Anonymous to readers, the sharp-tongued gossip writer uses a curious mix of social commentary and scathing insult to send […]
The ad industry gathers June 17-21 for its annual celebration of commercials, marketing and creativity, the Cannes Lions in the French Riviera. It does so against a backdrop of ongoing and profound upheaval within the world of advertising. The share prices of all the major ad groups, such as WPP, Publicis and Omnicom, are down […]
ABC is continuing its Thursday walks through Shondaland. The Alphabet has renewed “Grey’s Anatomy” for record 16th and 17th seasons, “How To Get Away With Murder” for a sixth season, and “Station 19” for a third outing. The network has also announced that “Grey’s” showrunner and EP Krista Vernoff will be taking over showrunning duties […]
“The Times They Are A-Changin’” sang Bob Dylan in 1964, referring to the social upheavals of the day. Now, 55 years later, the same refrain can be applied to the business of Hollywood, which is working its way through a period of deep disruption. Indeed, the rigid and omnipresent deal template for creative talent imposed […]
Democratic 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) spent last month fundraising with the Hollywood elite, relying on the same donor network as failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of Hollywood’s power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris.
According to a new report, Democratic 2020 hopefuls are already planning fundraisers with Hollywood elites at high-price events.
After four months on the market with a too optimistic price tag just shy of $10 million, Shonda Rhimes has drastically dropped the asking price for one of her four multimillion dollar properties in L.A.’s prestigious Hancock Park to just under $9 million. The primetime workplace drama specialist, now creating workplace-centric dramas for Netflix on […]