Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Archives

Olga Dies Dreaming: Aubrey Plaza to Star in Hulu Drama Pilot
Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, the series focuses on a Nuyrocian brother and sister from a gentrifying Sunset Park in Brooklyn who are reckoning with their absent, politically radical mother and their glittering careers among New York City's elite in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Hulu Olga Dies Dreaming Plot Synopsis Plaza plays the title character Olga Acevedo, a[...]
Uma Thurman Joins Supernatural Drama Series 'Chambers' from Netflix
The actress is set to join the streaming service's 10-episode supernatural drama, created and written by co-showrunner Leah Rachel, with Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) directing the pilot Stephen Gaghan (Syriana) executive produces alongside Gomez-Rejon; and are joined by Rachel, co-showrunner Akela Cooper, Wolfgang Hammer, and Winnie Kemp via Super Deluxe. Chambers centers on a[...]
It's Electric: Benedict Cumberbatch As Thomas Edison
  The first image from Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's upcoming film The Current War was released this weekend, showing off Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison I'd say the make-up crew almost nailed the look The movie will focus on the rivalry between Edison and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) in the late 1880's, as both try to come up with[...]
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Gets First Trailer
The film is directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The Town The Dreaded Sundown hits theaters October 16th. [youtube][/youtube] Half remake and half sequel, The Town The Dreaded Sundown is the latest film from producers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy and ties to the low-budget 1976 film of the same name Charles B[...]