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Awkwafina gets her own franchise

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 13, 2019 20:06:56 August 13, 2019 20:06:56
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Awkwafina continues her amazing summer with the news that she is getting her own franchise. We learned at Comic-Con that she will co-star in Marvel’s Shang-Chi, and now she will star in her own potential franchise vehicle, The Last Adventure of Constance Verity, based on the book by A. Full Story

Welcome to Paradise Hills

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 17, 2019 15:36:06 July 17, 2019 15:36:06
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A few years ago, a Spanish filmmaker called Alice Waddington made a splash on the festival circuit with a short titled Disco Inferno. It seemed to be the calling card of a bright new talent, and anticipation grew to see what Waddington—already a stand-out in the advertising world—would do with a feature film. Full Story

Ready Player Jumanji

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 2, 2019 14:35:08 July 2, 2019 14:35:08
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Back during the 2017 holidays, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a surprise, near-billion-dollar hit. So, naturally, a sequel (three-quel, technically) was immediately rushed into development. That movie, Jumanji: The Next Level, is scheduled for the 2019 holiday season, obviously hoping to repeat the fortunes of its predecessor. Full Story

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Meryl Streep is the star of The Prom: The Musical – The Movie

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 26, 2019 16:35:31 June 26, 2019 16:35:31
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Around the time of Tonys, I learned there is such a thing as The Prom, a musical about prom, and I felt acute relief that I could go through life, not knowing anything about The Prom. But now, I must study up on The Prom, because Ryan Murphy is adapting it into a movie for Netflix, and he is lining up an A-list cast, including Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Ariana Grande, Awkwafina, and Meryl Streep as the lead. Full Story

Friday, May 10, 2019

Dear Gossips,

A year ago we were talking about Awkwafina right before what would be the biggest summer and then the biggest year of her professional career up to that point. She was, undeniably, one of the breakout stars of 2018 with Ocean’s 8, Crazy Rich Asians, hosting the iHeartRadio MMVAs, hosting Saturday Night Live, hosting the Hollywood Film Awards, appearing at almost every major award show, and making a deal for her own series on Comedy Central.  Read Full Intro