Lena Waithe and Little Marvin have created a series that can serve as a blueprint for how to approach an anthology series. "Them: Covenant" Review Rating: 9/10 Them: Covenant, on Amazon Prime Video, has raised the bar for horror and anthology up significantly for the television and streaming industry The series, with all 10 episodes able[...]
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In charge of executive production as well as the creator of the series is Little Marvin, joined by Lena Waithe– a popular name recently in the media landscape from her work on Master of None, Queen & Slim, and The Chi Here's a look at the official series overview: Source: Amazon 'Them' is a limited anthology series that explores[...]
Quibi Previews Kaitlin Olson's "Flipped", Lena Waithe's "You Ain't Got These" & Veena Sud's "The Stranger"
Director Veena Sud (The Stranger), Emmy winner Lena Waithe (EP, You Ain't Got These), and Kaitlin Olson (Flipped) were also on hand to discuss their respective projects and working with Quibi, as well as preview what's ahead. Quibi "Flipped" Developed by Steve Mallory and Damon Jones, FLIPPED follows chronically underemployed couple Cricket (Kaitlin Olson) and Jann Melfi (Will[...]
Emmy winning writer, actress, and all around awesome person Lena Waithe (Master of None, The Chi, Ready Player One) is heading to season 3 of HBO's hit series Westworld. AUSTIN, TX – MARCH 11: Lena Waithe speaks onstage during Ready Player One LIVE at SXSW, Powered by Twitch and IMDb on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas[...]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Drama Series 'The Expatriates,' Horror Event 'THEM,' and VR Comedy 'Upload'
Series receiving a greenlight include drama The Expatriates from Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films and based on the best-selling novel by Janice Y.K Lee; a two-season commitment to horror series THEM from Lena Waithe and writer Little Marvin; and sci-fi romantic comedy series Upload from Greg Daniels (The Office). Here's a deeper dive into what we now know about[...]
Warner Bros. has let us know what goodies there will be on the "Ready Player One" 4K and Blu-ray release coming in July.
The panel of screenwriters Ernest Cline (author of the original novel and collaborator on the film's script) and Zak Penn, along with film stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Ben Mendelsohn, Philip Zhao, and Win Morisaki were charming as all get out. They regaled the audience with tales of working with Spielberg on set[...]
Moderator Scott Mantz, author Ernie Cline, screenwriter Zak Penn, cast members Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Phillip Zhou, and Win Morisaki (also his translator, whose name I never got). The film screened back at South by Southwest (SXSW) and was pretty much the main movie discussed over the weekend by fans, critics, and professionals in[...]
They also spoke to actress Lena Waithe about her character of Aech, who lives under the avatar that looks like one of the orcs from Warcraft. "Mr T meets Michael Clarke Duncan meets Ice Cube meets Rambo." Waithe goes on to talk about how Aech is living a very different life in the OASIS compared to reality. "She's[...]
There was talk earlier in the day as to whether or not Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg would show up for the evening's events, but he did. Steven Freakin' Spielberg at the world premiere for Ready Player One!!! #sxsw pic.twitter.com/cGu6gwJnDg — James Y Rauhut (@seejamescode) March 12, 2018 "This is not a film that we've made, it is, I promise[...]
Created by Lena Waithe (Master of None), who also serves as executive producer alongside Common (John Wick 2) and Elwood Reid (The Bridge), the timely coming-of-age story centers on main characters Brandon, Jerrika, Ronnie, Jada, Emmett, Kevin, Cruz, and Coogie and how a matter of coincidence bonds them all through their respective needs for connection and[...]
In the former, we start the episode with Dev, Arnold (Eric Wareheim), and Denise (Lena Waithe) walking to the movies, and talking about twists The twist turns out to be the episode itself, as it focuses on three separate stories of New Yorkers: a doorman in an upscale building, a deaf couple, and four immigrant[...]