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Audrey Hepburn TV Series to Be Penned by ‘The Good Wife’ Writer Jacqueline Hoyt

Screen goddess Audrey Hepburn has proven an elusive subject for biopics. The last attempt to adapt her rather incredible life into a biographical drama resulted in a corny TV movie which had Jennifer Love Hewitt doing an impression of the Hollywood icon. But maybe the company behind The Young Pope and My Brilliant Friend could […]

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“Is Evil Outside of Us, Or Does It Come from Within?”: D.P. Fred Murphy on Shooting Evil, Wide-Angle Lenses and Working with Wim Wenders

Evil was one of the best new television series of the 2019-2020 season, a thoughtful consideration of a vast array of moral, spiritual and sociopolitical issues in the guise of a supernatural procedural. The show follows Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers), a clinical psychologist with a complicated family life who teams up with David Acosta (Mike […]

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‘Billions’ Review: The Season’s Best Episode Yet Preaches the Reality of Sex Work

Maybe it’s more apparent since Julianna Margulies joined the cast, but “Billions” has always been most successful when copying the kind of ripped-from-the-headlines drama that “The Good Wife” did so perfectly. While early seasons relied on co-creator Andrew Ross Sorkin’s nonfiction bestseller “Too Big to Fail,” the show has expanded its purview, filling out its […]

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‘The Good Fight’ Season 4 Review: CBS All Access’ Best Show Just Keeps Getting Better

It’s official! CBS All Access’ “The Good Fight” — the spinoff of CBS’s vaunted “The Good Wife” — has fully come into its own for Season 4, with its sometimes jarring medley of tones and moods and speculative forms resisting straightforward classification. It’s actually one its key strengths — yes, the series has a ripped-from-the-headlines […]

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‘The Good Fight’ Producers on the Freedom (and F-Bombs) of Moving to Streaming — Turn It On Podcast

Several years ago, CBS’ Emmy campaign for “The Good Wife” touted how it pulled off the feat of producing 22 episodes a season, vs. the 13-, 10-, or even 8-episode seasons common on cable and streaming.But after years in the broadcast network trenches, Robert and Michelle King are now producing 13 episodes a season of […]

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Octavia Spencer series gets Apple order

Reese Witherspoon to produce through her Hello Sunshine.Apple has added to its growing series slate by giving a 10-episode order to Are You Sleeping, a true-crime drama starring Octavia Spencer and produced by Reese Witherspoon.The series, produced by Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and the scripted drama venture of Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content, will look at […]

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