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Misha Green to Make Feature Directorial Debut With ‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel for MGM

Misha Green is taking on Lara Croft.The “Lovecraft Country” and “Underground” creator is set to make her feature directorial debut, writing and directing the next installment of “Tomb Raider” for MGM.Alicia Vikander will reprise her role as Lara Croft in the sequel to the 2018 action flick, which earned nearly $275M at the global box […]

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Netflix Buys Malaysian Election Drama Film ‘Rise’

Malaysian drama film, “Rise Ini Kalilah” has been picked up by Netflix and will go to air from Feb. 26. The film released in Malaysian theaters and in Singapore in September.Involving six intertwined fictional tales, “Rise” documents personal stories and struggles in the build up to last year’s historic general election in Malaysia. To the […]

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Rosie Perez Loses Her Job To a White Man in ‘Rise,’ But Finds Her Voice In This #MeToo Era — Turn It On Podcast

NBC’s new drama “Rise” stars Rosie Perez as a high school teacher who struggles with being pushed aside when another teacher, played by Josh Radnor, makes a play for her job as head of the theater department.Perez and Radnor’s characters, Tracey Wolfe and Lou Mazzuchelli, eventually form an alliance, for the sake of the kids […]

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Wme Signs ‘Moana’ Star Auli’i Cravalho

Exclusive: Wme has signed Moana star Auli’i Cravalho for representation in all areas. Cravalho is best known for voicing the iconic role of Moana in the Oscar-nominated Disney film opposite Dwayne Johnson. The film has gone on to make more than $600 million at the worldwide box office. On the television side, she will next […]

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Ves Awards 2018: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Coco’ Win Top VFX Prizes

“War for the Planet of the Apes” from Weta Digital could well be on its way to the elusive VFX Oscar after winning four Ves trophies Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton (including the top feature prize). Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” won for supporting VFX, Pixar’s “Coco” earned four awards (including VFX for animation), and “Game […]

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