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Maria Herrera and Rachael Reiss Go to Narrative

Narrative has hired publicists Maria Herrera and Rachael Reiss, who were recently vice presidents at Rogers & Cowan Pmk.Together, Herrera and Reiss’ client list include Olivia Wilde, James Gunn, Chris Miller and Phil Lord. They also represent Hiro Murai (“Atlanta”), producer Brad Fuller (“A Quiet Place”), producer Andrew Form (“A Quiet Place”), Nahnatchka Khan, John […]

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Hiro Murai Signs First-Look Deal With FX Productions

“Atlanta” director Hiro Murai’s Super Frog production company has inked a first-look deal with FX ProductionsPer the deal, Super Frog, co-founded by Murai and Nate Matteson, will develop scripted and unscripted programming for FX and potentially other divisions of Walt Disney Television. Super Frog, which was founded last year, currently produces the upcoming Netflix series […]

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FX Leads Critics Poll for Best Basic Cable Network

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday.This week’s question: What’s is the best current basic cable network? Why?Clint Worthington (@clintworthing), Consequence of Sound, The SpoolCan there be any other answer than FX? “Pose,” “American Crime Story,” “What We Do in the Shadows,” “Atlanta” — […]

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Animating Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Like a ‘Pink Panther’-Inspired Tropical Folk Tale

With “Guava Island,” producer Donald Glover and his “Atlanta” director Hiro Murai expanded on Glover’s Childish Gambino music persona. The hour-long short film/music video hybrid stars Glover and Rihanna in an adventure about a music festival with unexpected complications. Shot secretly in Cuba for four weeks, Glover and Murai chose to animate the opening titles […]

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‘Guava Island’ Explained: Understanding Donald Glover and Rihanna’s Surprise Film

Donald Glover continues to grow and impress as an artist, adding the short film “Guava Island” to his already impressive resume of Grammy-winning music as Childish Gambino and his Emmy-winning show “Atlanta.”The 55-minute movie seemingly came out of nowhere. In early April, Spotify began running ads for “Guava Island” and created a hidden playlist inspired […]

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‘Smilf’ Does ‘Atlanta’s Social Surrealism For Struggling Single Moms With Similar Shimmering Brilliance [Season 2 Review]

Someone should coin a specific term for the unusual mélange of magical realism, biting social-commentary and the surreal existential absurdism of “Atlanta,” if only so I can reapply said term to Showtime‘s fierce and funny “Smilf,” a series that came to similar ideas on its own, but filtered through an unapologetically raw feminist lens of […]

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