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Production Has Wrapped On Steve Buscemi's The Listener Starring Tessa Thompson

Steve Buscemi is predominantly known for his work as an actor, but he's directed over 15 projects since the early 1990s with his latest sounding like his most ambitious yet. His upcoming feature film, "The Listener," has wrapped production in Los Angeles according to an exclusive reveal from Deadline. The film's script comes from Oscar nominee Alessandro Camon ("The Messenger") and stars Tessa Thompson ("Thor: Ragnarok," "Sorry to Bother You," "Men in Black: International") in the film's only on...
Tags: Movies, News, Los Angeles, Steve Buscemi, Portlandia, Jackie, Tessa Thompson, Thompson, Oren Moverman, Beth, Buscemi, Grady, Atlas Industries, Eddie Vaisman, Julia Lebedev, Wren Arthur

Subverting the Romcom: Mercedes Grower on Creating 'Brakes'

The improvised dark comedy Brakes (2017), a self-described "anti-romcom", is the debut feature of comedienne and writer, director and actress Mercedes Grower. Awarded production completion funding from the BFI Film Fund, Grower now finds herself looking to the future as she develops her second feature film, alongside working with Laura Michalchyshyn from Sundance TV and Wren Arthur from Olive productions on her sitcom, Sailor . Split into two halves, ...
Tags: Music, UK, Comedy, Relationships, Julia Davis, Kate, Time Travel, Woody Allen, BFI, Noel Fielding, Brakes, Christoph Behl, Alice Lowe, Julian Barratt, Sundance TV, Laura Michalchyshyn

Check It, a documentary about a black LGBT+ gang in DC

Check It is a documentary film about a Washington DC gang with an all-LGBT+ membership. At first glance, they seem unlikely gang-bangers. Some of the boys wear lipstick and mascara, some stilettos. They carry Louis Vuitton bags, but they also carry knives, brass knuckles and mace. As vulnerable gay and transgender youth, they’ve been shot, stabbed, and raped. Once victims, they’ve now turned the tables, beating people into comas and stabbing enemies with ice picks. Started in 2009 by a gro...
Tags: Washington Dc, Dc, Steve, Louis Vuitton, Jason Kottke, Louis CK, Wren Arthur

Louis C.K. releases a film on his site about a gay and transgender youth gang

Comedian Louis C.K. is helping get some eyes on a 2016 documentary that made a strong impression on him by making it available to download on his website for five dollars. The film is titled Check It and it follows the story of a gang of black gay and transgender youth living on the streets of Washington, D.C. He discovered the feature-length documentary, which was directed by Toby Oppenheimer and Dana Flor, just over a year ago through his friend Steve Buscemi who is the film's executive pr...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Washington, Steve Buscemi, Steve, Louis C K, Check It, Dana Flor, Toby Oppenheimer, Wren Arthur

Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci’s Olive Pacts With eOne on TV Projects

Olive Prods., the New York-based production company led by Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci and Wren Arthur, has inked a multi-year television first-look deal with global producer-distributor Entertainment One. The pact, spearheaded by Carolyn Newman, VP scripted programming at eOne Television, adds to the company’s first-look deals and partnerships with leading talent, including Mark Gordon and... Read more »
Tags: TV, New York, News, Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci, Eone, Mark Gordon, eOne Television, Steve Buscemi Stanley Tucci, Wren Arthur, Carolyn Newman