Movies
Report on Shemaroo

‘American Hustle’ director soon to venture into TV drama

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/movie-images/2014/01/23/AAH.jpg?itok=9mO1p__S

MUMBAI: Having recently won the Golden Globe Award and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for American Hustle, David O. Hustle, the prolific writer, producer and director is now venturing into television. According to Deadline, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order to a drama project from the American Hustle writer/director and Erin Brockovich writer Susannah Grant. The two are executive producing with Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly. The show, described as “an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club”, will be co-produced by CBS Studios and ABC Studios. This would be Timberman/Beverly’s fifth on-air series, joining Justified, Elementary, Unforgettable and Masters of Sex.

This marks the first TV series for Russell, with rare back-to-back Best Picture Oscar nominees — American Hustle this year and Silver Linings Playbook last year accompanied by best writing and directing nominations both times. Along with his Golden Globe and SAG wins, Russell is nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. Last year, his film, Silver Linings Playbook earned two Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay; he also picked up a Best Director nomination in 2011 for The Fighter.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/14/radhe-sooryavanshi.jpg?itok=dg2TVAdh
Second Covid wave chokes India; filmmakers eye OTT route for new releases

MUMBAI: After showing signs of flattening the curve, India is once again struggling to leash the deadly virus that has reared its ugly head in the last few weeks. On 13 April, the country recorded more than 1,61,736 Covid2019 positive cases and over 900 related deaths. As the pandemic rages on,...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/13/img_13042021_130124_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=AHpV8Zv1
Amid pandemic scare, ‘Godzilla vs Kong’ enjoys dream box-office run

NEW DELHI: Adam Wingard's Godzilla vs Kong was one of the most-anticipated films of the year, though with many big-budget movies getting pushed back due to the pandemic, stakeholders were jittery if the monster action flick would come to cinemas. However, the movie had its international theatrical...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/09/img_09042021_182155_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=HMnQNoXv
ShortsTV & BookMyShow Stream bring home the Oscars magic

MUMBAI: After the much-awaited announcement of Oscar 2021 nominations last month, film enthusiasts in India can now watch this year’s Academy Award contenders for short films from the comfort of their homes. ShortsTV has collaborated with BookMyShow Stream to present these films exclusively to...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/08/img_08042021_153646_800_x_800_pixel.jpg?itok=Wk8YuEOl
FCAT abolished, filmmakers criticise government's decision

NEW DELHI: It was on April 7 that the government decided to abolish the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) with immediate effect. The statutory body was formed in 1983 to hear appeals from filmmakers against the rulings by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). FCAT has played a...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/08/joji.jpg?itok=HJ70xRiA
"Joji' movie review: Dileesh Pothan's Macbeth adaptation is an insightful crime drama

MUMBAI: Dileesh Pothan is widely considered one of the most talented filmmakers in Mollywood. His debut movie Maheshinte Prathikaram that starred Fahadh Faasil was a critical and commercial success, and later, the duo came together to deliver another blockbuster with Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum....

Movies Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/07/cinema-hall.jpg?itok=yJKteSqL
Curtains for Cinemas?: Industry pins hopes on vaccine roll-out amid second wave

KOLKATA: The film entertainment segment of the M&E industry was perhaps the worst hit due to a long-term closure induced by the outbreak of Covid2019. With phased opening and beginning of theatrical releases, the allied segment had been on the course of recovery, but the second wave of the...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/04/01/cinemas.jpg?itok=08TnBmJg
Multiplex Association writes to Maharashtra CM, says possible lockdown could hit cinemas

MUMBAI: Maharashtra has been witnessing a drastic surge in coronavirus cases over the past few days, and several medical experts have suggested that the only possible way to curb the rising caseloads is by implementing a second lockdown. Amid looming uncertainty over a possible shutdown, the...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/03/26/movies.jpg?itok=KKums2-x
Fresh Covid wave chokes Bollywood, regional industries partially safe

NEW DELHI: After showing strong signs of flattening the curve, Covid2019 has again reared its ugly head in India. With more than 59,117 positive cases recorded on Thursday, infections of the deadly pathogen are climbing up steadily in the country, and experts are not ruling out the possibility of a...

Movies Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/03/24/black_widow_0.jpg?itok=43Kdma7x
Disney pulls a Warner Bros, sets 'Black Widow' for simultaneous release

NEW DELHI: Taking a cue from rival Warner Bros, media & entertainment behemoth Disney has set its highly anticipated MCU outing Black Widow for a simultaneous release in cinema halls and on its premium streaming service, Disney+ Premier Access for an additional cost. After interminable delay...

Movies Hollywood

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required