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HBO has picked up O.G., a narrative feature starring Jeffrey Wright that was filmed entirely in a maximum-security prison. Directed by Emmy winner Madeleine Sackler and also starring Theothus Carter and William Fichtner, it premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival, where Wright won Best Actor in a U.S…
The red carpet at this year’s Emmys wasn’t filled with Time’s Up pins, ribbons, or other accessories that supported a cause — but that doesn’t mean issues affecting Hollywood weren’t present on the minds of those walking into the Primetime Emmys.
Black-ish star Jennifer Lewis took the carpet in glamorous athleisure…
Emmy Predictions: Will Sterling K. Brown Prevail Again Or Is Upset Looming In Drama Series Actor Race?
Deadline Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic Pete Hammond gives his take on the top acting contenders for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here, he breaks down the categories of Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
It's co-star versus co-star in the Lead …
By Pete Hammond
Ashton Sanders, Jeffrey Wright Star In ‘All Day & A Night,’ ‘Black Panther’ Scribe Joe Robert Cole Directing For Netflix
EXCLUSIVE: Ashton Sanders is set to star with Jeffrey Wright in All Day & A Night, a drama written and to be directed by Joe Robert Cole, who co-wrote Black Panther. Netflix has set the film for a July 30 start date and will release the film on its streaming service.
Color Force’s Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson are…
Top honors at the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival have gone to Diane for the Founders Award for Best U.S. Narrative Feature, Smuggling Hendrix for Best International Narrative Feature, and Island of the Hungry Ghosts for Best Documentary Feature. On the acting side, Alia Shawkat won Best Actress in a U.S. Narrative…
By Anita Busch
“The women rule supreme this season, it's all about the women.”
That’s what Tessa Thompson (aka Delos exec Charlotte Hale) told us yesterday at our Tribeca Film Festival studio in regards to Season 2 of HBO’s Westworld, and…
Deadline Studio at Tribeca 2018 – Part 2: John Legend, Jeffrey Wright, Alia Shawkat, Jay Ellis & More
The Deadline Studio at the Tribeca Film Festival is up and running for five talent-filled days at the NYC fest; including visits by John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar), Jeffrey Wright (O.G.), Alia Shawkat (Duck Butter), and many more. Photographer Mark Mann is behind the lens for our series of photo sessions and…
‘O.G.’ Star Jeffrey Wright On The Experience Of Shooting In Maximum Security Prison — Tribeca Studio
Dating back almost five years ago now, Emmy-winning director director Madeleine Sackler found herself compelled by the notion of shooting a film (or two) within a maximum security prison, collaborating with the incarcerated in her filmmaking pursuits. Cultivating a relationship with the people at Indiana’s Pendleton…
By Matt Grobar
EXCLUSIVE: There have been plenty of hints dropped at SXSW about Westworld’s second season and Shogun World, however, Jeffrey Wright aka host and Delos programming head Bernard Lowe stopped at Deadline’s studio in Austin, Texas to give us a sense of where his character’s robotic mindset is.
After shooting himself in th…
‘Westworld’ Unveils Sneak Peek Of Samurai World At SXSW, Champions The Normalcy Of Powerful Female Leads
HBO’s gunslinging A.I.-fest known as Westworld has taken over SXSW. First, with the fully immersive experience, and now with a panel that gave a generous peek at the season tw0, which gave a peek at the highly anticipated Samurai World (or if you prefer, Shogun World). Cast members Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jam…
Deadline's Sundance Series filmmaker panels wrap today with Monster, the debut feature film of top music video helmer Anthony Mandler. It comes ahead of the drama’s world premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival, where it bows tomorrow at the Eccles.
Mandler will join Deadline's D…
Madeleine Sackler, Smokehouse’s George Clooney & Grant Heslov Wrap First Narrative Film Shot Completely In Maximum Security Prison
EXCLUSIVE: In what could give new meaning to the term breakout performance, Great Curve Films has managed to shoot a pair of feature films in Indiana’s maximum-security Pendleton Correctional Facility, with the hundreds of men who are incarcerated there. Its producers claim it is the first time a fiction and a…
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