Netflix Says ‘When They See Us’ Has Been Most-Watched Show in U.S. Since Premiere

Congrats to her and the crew! This is fabulous. ~ Vida “When They See Us,” Ava DuVernay’s dramatization of the wrongful arrest and conviction of five black teenagers in New York City after the rape of a Central Park jogger 20 years ago, has been the most-viewed series on Netflix for the past 13 days. “‘When They See Us’ has been the most-watched series on … Continue reading Netflix Says ‘When They See Us’ Has Been Most-Watched Show in U.S. Since Premiere

This interactive Outlander map lets you visit all the filming locations in Edinburgh and beyond

This is pretty neat and informative. ~ V Do you want to follow in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire? You can now live the Outlander saga for yourself and experience the land and locations that inspired author Diana Gabaldon and the TV series producers. In an interactive map from tourist board Visit Scotland – fans of the series can explore everything from ancient and … Continue reading This interactive Outlander map lets you visit all the filming locations in Edinburgh and beyond

Outlander S5: Could Laoghaire MacKenzie Return?

OUTLANDER viewers could be welcoming back Laoghaire MacKenzie in the new seasons after actress Nell Hudson teased a possible return and the storyline she could be involved in. Outlander fans have seen Laoghaire MacKenzie flit in and out of the last three seasons of the drama series. And ahead of the fifth series returning to Starz and Amazon Prime, Express.co.uk spoke exclusively to the actress … Continue reading Outlander S5: Could Laoghaire MacKenzie Return?

The Mogul for This Moment: Ava DuVernay Takes on the Central Park Five, Trump and Her Own Ambition

With her Netflix miniseries ‘When They See Us’ and a newly built downtown L.A. studio, the director is creating a modern Hollywood empire while tackling such complex issues as race, justice and that “rich, bloated, flamboyant guy” in the Oval Office: I’m not going to knock on any closed doors. I’m going to make my own door. Ava DuVernay is speed-walking through her offices at … Continue reading The Mogul for This Moment: Ava DuVernay Takes on the Central Park Five, Trump and Her Own Ambition

Lucifer star, boss talk tackling race in powerful season 4 episode

Because I’m the only African-American cast-mate, you always feel an extraordinary amount of responsibility when dealing with storylines that pertain to race relations in our country, especially since they’re more obvious to more people now. ~ D.B. Woodside Warning: This post contains spoilers from Lucifer S4. n the season’s eighth episode, titled “Super Bad Boyfriend,” the angel Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside), who is expecting a baby … Continue reading Lucifer star, boss talk tackling race in powerful season 4 episode

Octavia Spencer Inks Overall Deal With Disney’s 20th TV

Congrats, Octavia! The Oscar winner has also launched a production company, with WME’s Brian Clisham set to run it alongside her. Octavia Spencer is putting down roots at Disney’s 20th Century Fox Television.The Oscar winner (The Help) has signed a three-year pod deal with the studio and launched a production company, Orit Entertainment, with partner Brian Clisham. Under the pact, Orit will produce television and … Continue reading Octavia Spencer Inks Overall Deal With Disney’s 20th TV

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shares her favorite classic films

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To say filmmaker Ava DuVernay is a busy woman is an understatement, but when Turner Classic Movies called and asked her to curate the channel’s “The Essentials” series, she knew she had to make it work. Usually “The Essentials” is filmed across two or three days. But the only way it would fit in with DuVernay’s schedule — which included editing … Continue reading Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shares her favorite classic films

Ava DuVernay Sets Romance Anthology Series ‘Cherish the Day’ at OWN (EXCLUSIVE)

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has given out a straight-to-series order for a drama that hails from Ava DuVernay, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is titled “Cherish the Day.” Each season, the anthology series chronicles the romance of one couple, with each episode spanning a single day. The season-long narrative will unfold to reveal significant moments in a relationship that compel people to hold … Continue reading Ava DuVernay Sets Romance Anthology Series ‘Cherish the Day’ at OWN (EXCLUSIVE)

Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

The new title — ‘When They See Us’ — embraces “the humanity of the men and not their politicized moniker,” explains DuVernay. “Our series gives the five men a platform to finally raise their voices and tell their full stories.” Ava DuVernay and Netflix have renamed their limited series centered on the Central Park Five case to When They See Us. The new title “embraces … Continue reading Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five” Netflix Limited Series Gets New Title, Premiere Date

Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister

From her childhood in rural Monaghan, the star of the time-travel drama Outlander has quietly forged a career as a supermodel and now as a TV A-lister, with four Golden Globe nominations There’s something I learned many years ago and it sounds very silly, but it’s always stood to me. Caitriona Balfe is recalling a life lesson over mint tea and a pain au chocolat … Continue reading Caitriona Balfe: Ireland’s secret A-lister