Starz’s series adaptation of Steven Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience certainly turned heads last year, and it appears the second season will do as much in two directions. Producers confirm Season 2 will follow two separate storylines, as Anna Friel, Louisa Krause and Carmen Ejogo join the cast.
The controversy surrounding Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot seemed like it might have a silver lining; isn’t Hollywood’s diversity problem improving if we’re arguing about a major summer blockbuster starring four women? Sadly, the answer is no. But on the heels of a new study that proves Hollywood has made excruciatingly little progress on the diversity front, a group of anonymous female film executives have formed The Alice Initiative, which puts the spotlight on up-and-coming female directors to encourage and support gender diversity behind-the-scenes.
The cast of Ridley Scott’s new Alien prequel just keeps growing — and getting more interesting, but for as much as we like the actors signing on for Alien: Covenant, it’s going to be kind of a bummer watching them get slaughtered by Xenomorphs and also, presumably, Michael Fassbender. The latest batch of actors to join the cast of Scott’s prequel includes Spotlight’s Billy Crudup, Empire’s Jussie Smollett, indie favorite Amy Seimetz and more.
After a too-long delay, writer/director Shane Carruth is back with a follow-up to his time travel indie flick 'Primer.' The first trailer for 'Upstream Color' is mesmerizing and intense, and certainly appears to be a worthy sophomore effort.