Jerrika Hinton on Stephanie’s Shocking ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Decision, Plus Her Shondaland Comedy Pilot ‘Toast’

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead, if you have not watched “Grey’s Anatomy” season 12, episode 21, titled “You’re Gonna Need Someone on Your Side,” which aired Thursday, April 28. When Kyle (Wilmer Valderrama) developed a new tremor and was re-admitted to Grey Sloan Memorial for surgery, Stephanie (Jerrika Hinton) had to learn how to separate… Read more »

Ewan McGregor’s ‘American Pastoral’ Gets October Release

Lionsgate has set Oct. 21 for a limited release of its drama “American Pastoral,” with Ewan McGregor starring and making his feature directorial debut. The studio will expand the run a week later. The cast includes Uzo Aduba, David Strathairn, Jennifer Connelly, Rupert Evans, Peter Riegert and Dakota Fanning. Lakeshore toppers Tom Rosenberg and Gary… Read more »

Levitation Fest Cancelled Due To Weather

LevitationLevitation Fest, formerly known as Austin Psych Fest, managed to assemble quite an impressive roster for this year’s lineup, including Brian Wilson, Animal Collective, Caribou, and Oneohtrix Point Never. But unfortunately, it looks like we won’t actually get to see any of them perform — the fest was scheduled to kick off tomorrow at … More »

Audra McDonald Leads A Constellation Of Stars In ‘Shuffle Along’ – Broadway Review

I’ve written here before that there is no artist in the theater today I admire more than George C. Wolfe, a writer and director blessed with the sharpest mind, the quickest wit, the wildest imagination and the fastest mouth in town. Without him, the theatrical landscape of the past 25 years would be inarguably flatter, whiter and duller.
Consider his Broadway résumé alone: 1992’s Jelly’s Last Jam, the groundbreaking musical biography of nearly forgotten self-described…


Cohen Film Nabs Landmark ‘Daughters Of The Dust’ With Re-Release Planned For Fall – Cannes

Cohen Media Group’s Cohen Film Collection has acquired director Julie Dash’s seminal Daughters of the Dust, and will re-release it fully restored to theaters in Fall 2016 to mark the film’s 25th anniversary.
The first feature directed by an African American woman to receive general theatrical release, Daughters of the Dust is set at the turn of the 20th century among South Carolina’s Gullah community, descendants of slaves who settled on the coastal islands. Notably…


Lionsgate Sets Release Date For Ewan McGregor’s Directorial Debut ‘American Pastoral’

Lionsgate has set its release schedule for Ewan McGregor directorial debut American Pastoral, a crime drama based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by by Phillip Roth. The film, which also stars McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, and Dakota Fanning, will open in limited release on October 21 and then expand the following weekend. It will go against The Orchard’s Christine starring Rebecca Hall which will be in its second weekend of limited release as well as…