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Daily Podcast: Wonka Prequel, Thor: Love and Thunder Casting, The Muppet Show, and Master of None Season 3

On the January 19, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including some Thor: Love and Thunder casting, news about the Wonka prequel, The Muppet Show coming to Disney+, and the […]

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Alan Yang’s Directorial Debut ‘Tigertail’ Tells a Timely Immigrant Story

With cinemas closed for the foreseeable future and scores of highly anticipated theatrical releases postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, “Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang’s feature directorial debut “Tigertail” is one of the few movies available to viewers craving fresh films to cope with life in lockdown.The highly personal project, which hits Netflix April […]

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Queen & Slim review – love on the run across the Us racial divide

A young couple on an awkward first date become counterculture fugitives in this powerful directorial debutThis arresting debut feature from Melina Matsoukas – Grammy-award winning director of Beyoncé’s Formation video, whose television CV includes Master of None and Insecure – puts new twists on familiar outlaw riffs that can be traced back through Badlands and […]

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‘Queen and Slim’ Trailer: “The Black Bonnie and Clyde” Go On the Run

Since Lena Waithe won an Emmy for writing the touching, years-spanning “Thanksgiving” episode of Netflix’s Master of None, her career has been on fire: she created the Showtime series The Chi, had a supporting role in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, and is about to appear in the third season of Westworld. As if that […]

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Alan Yang Sets Supporting Cast for Netflix Original Film ‘Tigertail’ (Exclusive)

A multi-generational family drama from “Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang has added several key cast members to its ensemble, TheWrap has exclusively learned.“Tigertail,” currently in production in New York and Taiwan, has added Joan Chen, Hayden Szeto (“The Edge of Seventeen”), Hong-Chi Lee, Yo-Hsing Fang, Fiona Fu, Margot Bingham, Kuei Mei Yang, and James […]

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GLAAD Media Awards: ‘This Is Us,’ ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Among Winners

The GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday night welcomed television stars such as the cast of This is Us and Brooklyn Nine-Nine and many of whom wearing blue “&” pins, all showing their support of acceptance and equality for women, Muslims, immigrants and the LGBTQ community.Film winners included A Fantastic Woman, named best feature in limited […]

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Lena Waithe Hopes the Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Allegation ‘Educates Society About Consent’

Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari are friends and collaborators who won an Emmy together for writing on Ansari’s Netflix comedy series “Master of None,” so it’s understandable that addressing the allegation against Ansari is challenging for Waithe. Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct by a 23-year-old woman who spoke to Babe.net about a date she […]

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Adam Scott: Aziz Ansari ‘Is Doing Great’ in the Wake of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Aziz Ansari has been keeping an incredibly low profile since being accused of sexual misconduct in January, but his friend and former “Parks and Recreation” co-star Adam Scott says he’s doing great right now. During an interview with Vulture, Scott was asked whether or not he had spoken to Ansari about the allegations, to which […]

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