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Nicholas Britell Takes A Deep Dive Into The Stunning Score For ‘Underground Railroad’ [Interview]

An Oscar and Grammy Award has eluded him thus far, but if there is any artistic justice, Nicholas Britell will take home a second Emmy Award this September for his stunning original score for “The Underground Railroad.” His third collaboration with Barry Jenkins after “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” the orchestrations for “Railroad” […]

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Listen to a Track From Nicholas Britell’s ‘The Underground Railroad’ Soundtrack

Barry Jenkins has worked with composer Nicholas Britell on Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk, and now they’ve reunited for The Underground Railroad. Jenkins directs the Amazon series based on the award-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, and Britell is handling the score – which, like most of his scores, is sure to be gorgeous […]

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‘Underground Railroad’: Barry Jenkins on the Ethereal New Teaser for His Upcoming Amazon Series

Colson Whitehead’s 2016 novel “The Underground Railroad” — inspired by the real-life network of secret routes and safe houses used by enslaved African-Americans to escape into free states and Canada — imagines an alternate history where the truth is closer to fiction. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel has been adapted into a highly-anticipated live-action TV […]

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‘Being black in America requires emotional aerobics’: Regina King on ‘powder keg’ movie One Night in Miami

The Oscar-winning Beale Street actor on success and her sharply topical feature debut, a civil rights-era film that coincided with the explosive rise of Black Lives MatterTo say Regina King is “having a moment” feels a little inappropriate, considering that she is 35 years into her career. But it also feels like an understatement. In […]

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Hildur Guonadottir, Nicholas Britell Win Top Honors at World Soundtrack Awards

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell took top honors at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards on Saturday during the Ghent Film Festival.Iceland-born, Berlin-based Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year for her Oscar-winning score for “Joker.” She won last year’s TV Composer of the Year for her Emmy-winning score for the HBO series “Chernobyl.”American composer […]

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‘The Underground Railroad’ Teaser: Barry Jenkins Adapts Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel For Amazon

When Barry Jenkins crossed the stage in early 2017 to accept the Academy Award for Best Picture for his tremendous coming-of-age story “Moonlight,” all eyes were looking forward to the director’s next project. Jenkins steered clear of a potential slump by adapting James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk.” He managed to adapt Baldwin’s masterpiece […]

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Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami’ to Release in Theaters on Christmas, Amazon Prime in 2021

After debuting to critical acclaim at the Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals, Amazon Studios has set a release date for “One Night in Miami.”The film, directed by Regina King, will open in select theaters on Dec. 25 before launching on Amazon Prime Video on Jan. 15, 2021.“One Night in Miami” tells a fictional account […]

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‘The Lion King’ Follow-Up in the Works With Director Barry Jenkins

Disney is returning to the Pride Lands for a follow-up to “The Lion King.” Barry Jenkins, the filmmaker behind “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” will direct the upcoming feature based on the beloved family classic.“Helping my sister raise two young boys during the ’90s, I grew up with these characters,” Jenkins said. “Having […]

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Stephan James To Star Opposite Russell Crowe in Paramount’s ‘American Son’

Exclusive: If Beale Street Could Talk star Stephan James is in final negotiations to co-star with Russell Crowe in Paramount’s thriller American Son, which is based on the critically acclaimed French film A Prophet.Andrew “Rapman” Onwubolu is on board to direct the movie from a screenplay by Dennis Lehane. Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe […]

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Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami,’ Pedro Almodovar’s ‘The Human Voice’ Added to Venice Lineup

Regina King’s directorial debut “One Night in Miami” and Pedro Almodovar’s Jean Cocteau adaptation “The Human Voice,” starring Tilda Swinton, have been added to the lineup of the Venice Film Festival’s upcoming 77th edition.Both additions will screen out-of-competition.“One Night in Miami,” to which Amazon Studios recently acquired worldwide rights, takes place in 1964 and follows […]

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