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How Amazon’s ‘League of Their Own’ Ball Players Compare to the 1992 Movie Lineup

“Broad City” co-creator Abbi Jacobson and “Mozart in the Jungle” executive producer Will Graham give “A League of Their Own” a modern makeover for the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series, emphasizing LGBT storylines and the struggles of Black female athletes to play baseball during the World War II era. The show, which debuted this weekend, […]

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‘A League of Their Own’ Review: Abbi Jacobson’s Prime Video Reboot Is an Off-speed Pitch Worth Waiting For

When Brad Pitt, as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane in the 2011 modern classic “Moneyball,” rhetorically asked, “How can you not be romantic about baseball,” he wasn’t talking about the inevitability of love and sports colliding. “Bull Durham” this was not. What Billy was referring to (via Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian’s script) was […]

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‘A League of Their Own’ Trailer: Abbi Jacobson and D’Arcy Carden Join All-Women WWII Baseball Team

Not everything is going just peachy when it comes to the Rockford Peaches.Based on the true story and inspired by Penny Marshall’s hit 1992 film of the same name, Amazon Prime Video’s “A League of Their Own” captures the all-women baseball league during WWII. “Broad City” showrunner Abbi Jacobson co-created, stars, and executive produces the […]

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‘A League of Their Own’ Screenwriter Says Studio Scrapped Prequel Because ‘The Girls’ Weren’t in It

Fans of “A League of Their Own” have a new Amazon Prime Video series to look forward to, but if things had gone just a bit differently, there could have been a second movie as well. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter to commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary, the film’s screenwriter Lowell Ganz […]

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