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‘Fabled’ Trailer: Zosia Mamet and Gugu Mbatha-Raw Lead a Feminist Retelling of Classic Fairy Tales

Following in the footsteps of her Pulitzer Prize-winning father, Zosia Mamet has penned a new television series for Refinery29. Co-created with husband Evan Jonigkeit (Joe Swanberg’s “Easy”), “Fabled” is an anthology series that upends classic fairy tales by giving them a feminist bent. The first episode of the series, titled “Anodyne,” sees Alice from “Alice […]

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TV Bits: Seth Rogen Remaking ‘Plebs’, Kenneth Lonergan Signs For More Amazon, Amazon’s First Animated Adult Series, and More

In this edition of TV bits: Seth Rogen has yet another TV project in the works Manchester By The Sea director Kenneth Lonergan will make more films for Amazon Speaking of Amazon, they’re going to be making their first animated series for adults The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj gets his own Netflix talk show Transparent […]

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Jeffrey Tambor: Why ‘The Death of Stalin’ Director Chose to Keep Him in the Film

“The Death of Stalin” director and co-writer Armando Iannucci said he never considered re-editing his film after two women made sexual harassment allegations against co-star Jeffrey Tambor. A two-time Emmy-winner for “Transparent,” Tambor faces accusations from his former assistant, Van Barnes, and series actress Trace Lysette. Both came forward in November, after the October 20 […]

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Jeffrey Tambor Accuser Van Barnes Gives First TV Interview: ‘He Actually Watched Me Sleep’

Van Barnes, former assistant to Jeffrey Tambor who accused the actor of sexual harassment, gave her first television interview Wednesday morning. In an interview with Megyn Kelly on her NBC morning show, Barnes revealed more details of the harassment she said she experienced “continually” while working for Tambor. Because she spoke out, along with “Transparent” […]

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Jeffrey Tambor Fired From ‘Transparent,’ Criticizes “Deeply Flawed” Amazon Investigation

Last fall, “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor‘s former assistant Van Barnes accused him of making lewd comments, groping her and threatening to sue if she spoke up about his behavior. A few days later, semi-regular series star Trace Lysette alleged that Tambor made lewd, sexual and unwelcome remarks while they worked together, in addition to becoming […]

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‘Transparent’ Drops Jeffrey Tambor — Why That May or May Not Put the Show in Jeopardy

Jeffrey Tambor is now officially out of “Transparent,” and he’s not happy about it.“I am profoundly disappointed in Amazon’s handling of these false accusations against me,” Tambor said in a statement. “I am even more disappointed in Jill Soloway’s unfair characterization of me as someone who would ever cause harm to any of my fellow […]

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