He had recurring roles on several series, playing Ed Greenglass on "Hill Street Blues," Joshua Friendly on "Santa Barbara," Principal Dingleman on "Square Pegs," and Simeon Trapp in "Courage, New Hampshire."
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17, according to his manager Brad Lemack. He was 83. Character actor Basil Hoffman, who had more than 100 roles in television shows and movies, died Sept.
A popular coach and acting teacher, Hoffman wrote the books “Cold Reading and How to Be Good at It,” “Acting and How to Be Good at It” and “Acting and How to Be Good at It: The Second Edition.” In 2008, he travelled to Beirut, Lebanon as a U.S. State Department Cultural Envoy to teach acting and directing at the Academie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts.
He appeared in Academy Award-winning films "Ordinary People" and "The Artist," and had small roles in films including "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "Hail Caesar!," "All the President's Men," "Comes a Horseman," "The Milagro Beanfield War" and "Down With Love." His other film roles included "My Favorite Year," "The Electric Horseman," "Rio, I Love You" and "Ice Runner."
Among the TV shows he appeared in were "Seinfeld," "Marcus Welby, M.D.," "The Waltons," "Sanford and Son," "Columbo," "Night Court," "L.A. Law," "Murder, She Wrote" and "The West Wing."
Most recently, Hoffman starred in the faith-based feature comedy "Lucky Louie," which is in post-production.
He trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, then began working in commercials and small roles before moving to Hollywood. with a degree in economics. Hoffman was born and raised in Houston, and started his acting career after graduating Tulane U.

Text inserted into the clip features lines in Chinese that roughly translate to: “From the depths of hopelessness a legend is born. Don’t fear the future." The trailer is slightly more explanatory and less action-oriented.
“Dune” is seeking to lure in China viewers with a new trailer revealing not-yet-seen scenes billed as a “China exclusive.”
But Villeneuve’s carefully crafted tales have previously gone a bit over the head of many Chinese viewers.
Without dropping spoilers, the clip shows new images of story’s legendary sandworms and the character Paul Atreides’ visions, among other things.
So far, it has mined $35.8 million out of 24 overseas markets as of Sunday, its first weekend in theaters. With its large $165 million budget, it will need to see strong global sales to turn a profit.
“Dune” has made a particular effort to court viewers in the world’s largest film market, delivering its first press conference virtually to Chinese media ahead even of its post-premiere presser at Venice earlier this month.
Chinese viewers have greater enthusiasm for sci-fi in the wake of the breakout box office success of 2019 local blockbuster “The Wandering Earth,” an adaptation of a Liu Cixin novella that became China’s fourth highest grossing film of all time with sales of $691 million.
on Oct. It will be contending with holdover patriotic Chinese blockbusters set to release over the Oct. 22. While the China release will come after the film's outing in Hong Kong and Taiwan, it will be day-and-date with the U.S. 1 National Day holiday, foremost among them the war film "The Battle at Changjin Lake," co-directed by Chen Kaige, Tsui Hark and Dante Lam.
Watch the exclusive Chinese trailer below.” />
The country was the top overseas territory for both “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049,” which grossed $15.9 million and $11.7 million there, respectively — but clearly the figures pale in comparison to homegrown “Wandering Earth,” making up less than 0.02% of the latter’s takings.

While always working from his own scripts, Nieto confessed that his greatest dream would be to adapt a novel by Philip K. He has a sci fi film in development titled “Los Ladrones de Ganado” (“Cow Thieves”), which he described as a mystical, naturalist sci-fi film set in rural Uruguay. Dick. It took six years from concept to post to make “The Employer and the Employee” so he knows it will take some time to get made.
“The Employer and the Employee” was lead produced by Nieto’s Roken Films, along with Argentine companies Pasto and Murillo Cine, Brazil’s Vulcana, and Sancho & Punta and France’s Paraíso Production.
Uruguayan filmmaker Manuel Nieto’s social thriller "The Employer and the Employee,” starring Nahuel Pérez Biscayart (“Persian Lessons” and “BPM” (Beats Per Minute), comes to the San Sebastian Film Festival to close the Horizontes Latinos sidebar on Thursday, Sept. It’s a journey that began at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight where it world premiered after winning development prizes at Toulouse’s Latin Film Festival, Mar del Plata’s LoboLab and San Sebastián’s WIP Latam. 23.
“It will be observational and discreetly filmed, and explore how they think, how they see life, their parents,” he said. Meanwhile, he’s working on a documentary about his family, “Que Piensan Mis Hijos,” centered on his three boys, ages 5, 7 and 10, which he started filming this year.
“The horse symbolizes freedom and the rupture of their relationship,” explained Nieto. Set in rural Uruguay, which Nieto continues to be fascinated with, the film also centers on the 100-plus year old tradition of weekend horse races in the countryside where both the rich and poor compete.
“In the case of ‘The Employer and the Employee,” there is also the thematic issue of the film; the gaucho world of the Pampas, the social and geographical theme is common in the Uruguay-Argentina-Brazil triangle. So, in this case, a co-production like this also delves into regional cultural and social issues,” she added.
A tragedy strains the uneasy alliance they have formed. “The Employer and the Employee” follows the parallel lives of two young men, both young fathers but from opposite ends of the social spectrum. Rodrigo, played by Perez Biscayart, has been given the responsibility by his father to run the family’s soy plantation. Despite their disparate backgrounds, they are mirror images of each other, both struggling with their young families and attempts to please their respective fathers. Anxious to find a qualified driver for the estate’s combine harvesters and tractors, he hires Carlos, played by non-pro Cristian Borges, despite his obvious lack of experience.
Nieto, Bárbara Francisco, Georgina Baisch, Cecilia Salim, Paola Wink, Michael Wahrmann, Julia Alves and Nathalie Trafford serve as producers.
Picked up by Latido Films in the run-up to Cannes in July, "The Employer and the Employee” is Nieto’s third feature after his debut “The Dog Pound,” followed by “The Militant.” If there’s a thru line to find among his films, Nieto sees several: “The leads are masculine, the father figure is always present, they deal with youth in different stages and weights of responsibility and invariably touch on the concepts of legacy, identity,” he told Variety while sitting at a sunny terrace in the Hotel Maria Cristina.
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Commenting on the multi-country backing of the film, Francisco said: “To produce a film in Latin America, it is almost a necessity to create a multilateral structure. In the case of Argentina or Brazil, the way to produce auteur cinema is by maintaining very small structures that favor specific companies per film that also lead to internal co-production agreements.”

focuses on animated and hybrid programs. Animation took the Distributor/Investor of the Year Prize. Paris-based Miam! Founded in 2016 by Hanna Mouchez, Miam! A production-distribution company Miam! opened a studio in 2019.
is also developing the series "The Tinies,” alongside Canal Plus. Miam! Miam!’s international sales catalogue include series such as "Yeti Tales," "Kaeloo" and "Brazen."
Ketnet productions take in “Bobbie the Bear,” “Create,” “How To Do Stuff Good,” and “Tik Tak,” all produced by Ketnet-VRT and licensed by U.K.’s Serious Lunch.” /> The channel centers on children up to 12 years old, while Ketnet Junior is a sub-brand targeting kids up to six years. Recognized as Broadcaster of the Year, Ketnet is the children's brand of Belgium's pubcaster in the Flemish-speaking area of the country.
Company has currently in production with France Télévisions the series "Edmond and Friends," an adaptation of Marc Boutavant’s same-titled illustrated series books, whose release is scheduled for August 2022.
It is also behind features “Terra Willy” and “The Adventures of Pil” and is now producing the Kinology-sold “Argonuts” a comedy adventure budgeted north of $12 million and directed by David Alaux, who helmed TAT’s first feature, “The Jungle Bunch,” one of the highest-grossing French productions outside France in 2017. TAT is also developing two more features: “The Jungle Bunch 2" and "Pets on a Train."
Animation, both from France, and Belgian broadcaster Ketnet-VRT have won the Tributes Awards at this year’s in-person Cartoon Forum, Europe’s premier animated TV series forum which closed today in Toulouse. TAT Productions and production-distribution outfit Miam!
One of leading studios in the flourishing animation region of Occitania, which includes ­Toulouse, TAT Productions took the Producer of the Year Prize. The company was founded in 2000 by David Alaux, Eric Tosti and Jean-Francois Tosti. TAT snagged an International Emmy Award for the TV show “The Jungle Bunch to The Rescue” in 2015.

“Climate change is threatening our communities and future — the time to act is now to avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis,” said Cabello.
The Build Back Better agenda will work to meet the urgency of climate change — with the goal to curb the pollution, protect health and create jobs in the process.
The letter-writing campaign was initiated by Camila Cabello. From Billie Eilish to Hugh Jackman, more than 60 artists have written to showbiz leaders to demand that Congress take bold action against climate change and pass President Biden’s Build Better Back Agenda.
Others who signed the letter include Cate Blanchett, Benny Blanco, Don Cheadle, Finneas, Ellen DeGeneres, Selena Gomez, Jimmy Fallon, Joey King, Lady Gaga, Dua Lipa, Shawn Mendes, Sean Penn and Kerry Washington.
history,” the letter stated. “Congress needs to hear you demand, unequivocally, that it put forward and pass the most ambitious climate change agenda in U.S.
Read the full letter sent to entertainment leaders here.” />
“People are seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand, from climate-fueled wildfires, to floods and storms,” said Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who is also a NRDC board member. “We cannot wait longer to act and we must use our voices to demand that our government leaders pass President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda.”
The artists joined forces with NRDC Action Fund to urge executives at Access Industries, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Comcast, Discovery, Facebook, Fox, Netflix, Sony, ViacomCBS, Vivendi and Walt Disney  lead the industry and use their influence to demand representatives to invest more in clean, just and equitable futures for all.

People seem interested in what I have to say. Best perk of the job?
"Ordinary Joe" (NBC) and "America’s Big Deal" (USA) What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
Best perk of the job? A smart, fun, hard-working team I love working with every day. Also, when we were in the office, the hot lunch was pretty great.
Over-valuing the younger demographic. The internet and subscription models have changed the way people discover and stick with brands – we need to be making television that is targeting and loved by a wider swath of age groups than has been historically dictated by outdated advertising perceptions. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? I did a ton of reading and research to learn about wine and all I still know is that I like red.
Best perk of the job? Watching a lot of excellent content
Best perk of the job? Hulu VIP account
Jana Winograde, Showtime Entertainment president
"The Mandalorian." And, as long as we’re in the realm of wishing, can I steal the entire Star Wars universe? What show would you like to steal from a rival?
I know "American Ninja Warrior" would fit right in with our originals such as "Snowpiercer" and "Animal Kingdom," our incredible Big Ticket Movies, our best-in-class sports, and TNT’s overall philosophy of “always being there for a thrill ride.” Plus, ninjas are awesome. What show would you like to steal from a rival?
Mark Pedowitz, The CW chairman and CEO
Susan Rovner, NBCUniversal Television & Streaming entertainment content chairman
What reality show would you excel at? "Below Deck" – being a primary
Can’t wait to start traveling again to be with them all in person. Best perk of the job? Working with brilliant colleagues and talent from all over the globe.
Bela Bajaria, Netflix VP/global head of TV
"Single Drunk Female" What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
What reality show would you excel at? "Big Brother" (no floaters)
Here's this year's Variety Network Presidents Fall TV survey, answered by execs from Netflix, ABC/Hulu, NBC, CBS, Fox, The CW, HBO/HBO Max, Showtime, FX, AMC, A+E, Discovery, Freeform, Paramount Plus, Epix and TBS/TNT/TruTV.
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? And it’s on the top of my list to crack that! I want TV to bring us together again. Everyone having their own screen can have its merits, but I really miss the idea of the whole family gathering around and having a shared experience around a great show.
Michael Thorn, Fox Entertainment president
Not every problem is a nail, and not every solution requires a hammer.” /> If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? I would dial down the cynicism and skepticism, and dial up the tolerance and empathy.
What reality show would you excel at? "Indian Matchmaking"
"I May Destroy You" What show would you like to steal from a rival?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "The White Lotus"
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "Derry Girls"
"Colin in Black and White" What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
I think I could turn a chair or two. Yeah, I said it. "The Voice." Sign me up. What reality show would you excel at? Lol.
Discounts at the Universal Studios theme parks. Best perk of the job?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Learning very basic Japanese with my team.
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "Naked & Afraid of Love"
Best perk of the job? Well, I’ve never even seen my office at ABC so it would have to be early screeners of "The Bachelor."
From Michael Hirst’s smart and relevant script, to the incredibly detailed production Donald Deline has put together, to Otto Bathhurt’s inspired direction, to Thom Blythe’s breakout performance … I believe they might be making something very special. We’re currently halfway through the shoot of "Billy the Kid," and it’s incredibly exciting to watch this one continue to come to life. What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
Best perk of the job? Amazing to be here, for the rich history and particularly this moment. Engaging with my colleagues across AMC Networks, as well as the artists and craftspeople who make our shows. They are some of the best storytellers in the world, and it’s more than a perk, it’s a gift.
I didn’t pick up a new hobby, but I did find more time to rehearse with my band – and we were just starting to get booked more frequently as the Covid restrictions were easing, so, hopefully that continues when we eventually re-emerge from our captivity! Does eating junk food count as a hobby? What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
Of all those shows, just one made it to a 1.0 rating with adults 18-49: "The Voice." NBC won the night with a 0.9 rating. "Fall TV" isn't the end-all, be-all of the television business that it once was, but nonetheless, it's still a good time as a natural signpost to take the industry temperature. But of course, this isn't news anymore, the massive live+same day ratings erosion has been years in the making, as audience habits change and more competitors flood the marketplace, all competing for viewer eyeballs.
What reality show would you excel at? None— I am meant to be behind the scenes.
It blocks access to great talent and can limit artists’ ability to tell all of the stories they want to tell to the right audience. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? Talent in overall deals with platforms instead of studios.
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Cooking.
Not sure it’s a hobby, but have been able to actually read books vs listening to them in the car. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? I make the best Negroni on the West Coast now.
Give it a watch, you’ve never seen anything like it. "Ultra City Smiths" is a unique, wildly entertaining and expertly crafted series created and run by the brilliant Steve Conrad ("Patriot"). Baby doll crime drama! What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
Eric Schrier, FX Entertainment president
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "The Sex Lives of College Girls" from Mindy Kaling, coming this fall to HBO Max.
Michael Wright, Epix president
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "South Park"
Organizing. I am very proud of my pantry! What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
No comment! If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Yoga and meditation — calm anxiety
Best perk of the job? I have the incredible privilege and pleasure to help my teams create shows and entertainment that provide laughs, thrills, connection, and an overall good time for hundreds of millions of people. Also, I get to fill out Variety surveys on the reg.
Having the opportunity to sit in rooms with the best creative minds and hear how they think. Seeing Sasha Baron Cohen, a true artistic genius, pitch a movie was one of the highlights of my career!! Best perk of the job?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "The White Lotus." I’d like that wallpaper too.
Kelly Kahl, CBS Entertainment president
There is a ton of opportunity for creators." Adds TBS/TNT/TruTV's Brett Weitz: "The internet and subscription models have changed the way people discover and stick with brands – we need to be making television that is targeting and loved by a wider swath of age groups than has been historically dictated by outdated advertising perceptions." And ABC and Hulu's Craig Erwich would like to see us "stop talking about the demise of broadcast television.
What reality show would you excel at? "Love is Blind"
What reality show would you excel at? "Diners, Drive Ins and Dives." I am a HUGE fan of the show, and I would crush it at eating great food and thanking the people who made it for me.
Categorizing things as "international' or "foreign language" – those are only if you're in the US. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
Peter Friedlander, Netflix head of U.S. and Canada scripted series
Nancy Daniels, Discovery Inc.’s Discovery & Factual chief brand officer
But Variety contacted several outlets to nonetheless bring back its annual network exec survey, asking the traditional questions like "what show do you covet from another network?" (credit to the once-standard HRTS network presidents lunch for that one), as well as the new show they hope we check out and a few other fun questions in the mix. And few networks have included executive sessions, once a TCA staple, as a part of those virtual sessions. Normally, the press gets to do that during the Television Critics Association summer press tour— but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the TCA tour has gone online.
Commercial monetization that is limited to consumption by 18 to 54 year olds. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
What reality show would you excel at? "Top Gear." I like cars, driving, and traveling the world.
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? One day a week free of emails and zooms.
What reality show would you excel at? "Legends of the Hidden Temple"
Dan McDermott, AMC original programming president
I would be an exceptional charter guest on "Below Deck." What reality show would you excel at?
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "All American: Homecoming"
My dream job is to be a judge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” What reality show would you excel at?
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "Abbot Elementary." World, get ready to meet Quinta Brunson.
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "Yellow Jackets." This show’s originality and multi-generational appeal, not to mention its pure entertainment value, is sure to become part of the zeitgeist.
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? There is a ton of opportunity for creators. Stop talking about the demise of broadcast television.
"Reservation Dogs" What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
Best perk of the job? A stable income.
Tanya Giles, ViacomCBS Streaming chief programming officer
Tequila. But in all seriousness, my family spent much of quarantine in Vancouver and there I developed an even deeper appreciation for nature and observing wild animals in their element, from a safe distance, while drinking tequila on my porch. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
Soo, I guess no sleep for you all? To that end, I would also say, “don’t sleep on Rhodes to the Top” – a new unscripted series for TNT featuring top AEW talent Brandi and Cody Rhodes outside of the ring. "AEW Rampage" – The second series from AEW on TNT, Rampage has just been killing it in the ratings. We knew when Tony Khan and All Elite Wrestling came to us just over two years ago with the mantra of “a show by wrestlers for wrestling fans” that they had something special, but none of us knew how deeply the fans would respond and crave more programming. What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
What reality show would you excel at? "The Amazing Race"
Best perk of the job? Working with gifted storytellers. I know it sounds hopelessly earnest, whatever, I love working with the people who tell the magical stories that touch us.
"Ghosts." It’s smart, funny, and there’s nothing else like it on TV. What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
Paul Buccieri, A+E Networks Group president/chairman
My colleagues Best perk of the job?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? No question, "Succession." Everything about that show is brilliant and enviable – it’s so expertly crafted, so relevant, and such a joy to watch – I think our audience would love it.
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? 48-hour days, so everyone would actually have the time to watch and fully appreciate all the great content that is being made right now.
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "The White Lotus"
NBCUniversal's Frances Berwick, for example, would like to change the "commercial monetization that is limited to consumption by 18-to-54-year-olds." CBS' Kelly Kahl is encouraged to see the industry "beginning to move away from such narrow demo targeting in terms of sales." We also asked the execs to share the thing they'd most like to change about the business, and that's where our brief mention above about the ratings comes in. Measurement is changing, and execs remain frustrated that the business isn't keeping pace.
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "Big Leap" and "Our Kind of People"
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? I try not to focus on things out of my control; rather I like to look at things, like challenge and change, as opportunities to stretch and grow.
Tara Duncan, Freeform president
Best perk of the job? I get to work in television.
Brett Weitz, TBS/TNT/TruTV general manager
Metrics of success. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
HGTV’s "Design Star" What reality show would you excel at?
"Survivor" What reality show would you excel at?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "This Is Us," the show is still at the top of its game.
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? It’s hard to pick just one… we have a Lincoln documentary executive produced by Doris Kearns Goodwin that is for the History Channel and a truly compelling and up-close documentary on Janet Jackson that will air on A&E and Lifetime, as well as History's "Greatest Mysteries with Laurence Fishburne."
"Succession" What show would you like to steal from a rival?
Casey Bloys, HBO and HBO Max chief content officer
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Scrolling through real estate on Redfin
My Instant Pot is still in the box, but I’ve been boxing, going hiking and doing yoga. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on? "Mayor of Kingston"
More time to be inspired and intentional. If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
We make TV shows. It’s all a perk. Best perk of the job?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Power washing.
I’ve always enjoyed taking long nature walks, but we did recently get a dog, so walking with her helps me reset and recharge. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be? We’re beginning to move away from such narrow demo targeting in terms of sales and I think that’s a really positive development.
I love to read, and the pandemic allowed me more time for that. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "Survivor"
"LaBrea" What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?
I am always humbled and inspired whenever we have the opportunity to make a positive impact through our programming and social responsibility initiatives. Best perk of the job?
"Best Leftovers Ever!" What reality show would you excel at?
Craig Erwich, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment president
I’m certainly not "Tough as Nails," but I’ve been here a long time and haven’t been voted off the island yet, so I’ll go with "Survivor." What reality show would you excel at?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? The entire Marvel universe.
Calling it “the business.” If you could change one thing about the business, what would it be?
It’s probably cheating, but "Billions" has an amazing cast. What show would you like to steal from a rival?
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Crossword Puzzles.
I love the uplifting and inspiring "Ted Lasso" (I even liked season two) although it’s not a fit for us. ESPN’s "30 for 30" is a smart format with fantastic storytelling. What show would you like to steal from a rival?
The 2021-2022 TV season officially kicked off Monday, with a new season of "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC, the return of comedies, "NCIS" and the new "NCIS Hawai'i" on CBS, NBC's new season of "The Voice" and the premiere of drama "Ordinary Joe," and Fox's new season bow of "9-1-1" and the launch of freshman drama "The Big Leap."
Walking with my husband and dogs. What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "Doom Patrol"
What hobby did you pick up during the pandemic? Wine tasting
Working across a variety of content and genres. Best perk of the job?
What show would you like to steal from a rival? "Succession" or "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Frances Berwick, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Entertainment Networks chairman
"Cowboy Bebop" What’s your new show that we shouldn’t sleep on?

CAA has signed Jon "Boogz" Smith, a movement artist, choreographer and director whose work often blends modern technology with dance. Boogz has been noted for having a strong social justice thread that extends across his various projects.
Boogz has also worked as a creative consultant and director, launching ad campaigns for such major brands as Banana Republic, Apple, Hulu and Lexus.
His stated mission is to use movement to inspire and change the world, while elevating the artistic, educational and social impact of dance. Boogz currently has projects in development with A24, Anonymous Content, Hulu, and the Public Theater, all of which merge movement with fine art, film and technology.
Substance Over Hype." His choreography was also featured in Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance," Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" and, most recently, on the Starz show "Blindspotting," starring client Jasmine Cephas Jones. He also appeared in "Break!
Estefan is also represented by CAA. That project was featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. In addition, he has worked as a choreographer with major talents, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Naomi Campbell, Gloria Estefan and Pharrell Williams, among others. His past projects include the short film "Color of Reality," which he wrote, choreographed, and directed in collaboration with Alexa Meade and Lil Buck; and "Together," a virtual reality experience that infused dance and technology, and was directed by another CAA client, Terrence Malick.
He is managed by Tom Lassally at 3 Arts Entertainment. His attorney is Ken Hertz at Hertz Lichtenstein Young & Polk LLP.” />

“Animation is back in Los Angeles and that's excellent news! “This year’s lineup is exceptional by its quality and its diversity: more than ever, animation is film!” As one of the festival’s co-founders, we are thrilled to support the fourth edition of Animation is Film,” said Marcel Jean, artistic director of Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
After last year’s hiatus due to COVID, the Los Angeles animation and film communities are clamoring to gather together to see these films on the big screen, and we at AIF are enormously proud to present them," says Matt Kaszanek, director of AIF. "This year’s Animation is Film lineup represents the very best feature animation from around the world, bringing to Hollywood world premieres as well as critically acclaimed, prize-winning titles from the Cannes, Annecy, Sundance, Telluride and Toronto festivals.
Tickets for AIF are now on sale at animationisfilm.com.” />
AIF will also host an exhibit where animation studio Laika will display a variety of puppets and sets in the lobby of the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres all weekend. Special events include a behind-the-scenes presentation of Disney’s “Encanto”; a screening of “My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission” featuring special guests to be announced; a slate of films and guest appearances called Studio on the Big Screen including “Luca,” “The Mitchells vs the Machines” and “Vivo”; and the Best of Annecy: Female Directors shorts block, presented in partnership with Annecy and Women In Animation.
Also among the competition features are the world premiere of the English dub of Yusuke Hirota’s “Poupelle of Chimney Town,” the North American premiere of Haipeng Sun’s “I Am What I Am” and the North American premiere of Florence Miailhe’s “The Crossing.”
The lineup includes 12 feature films in competition as well as 20 programs overall including shorts. 22-24 at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Animation is Film announced the competition lineup and other special events for the fourth edition of the festival, which will take place from Oct.
The West Coast premiere of Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s “Flee” will close the festival. Imbert will appear for a post-screening Q&A. The centerpiece film on Oct. 23 is the West Coast premiere of Gkids’ “Belle,” directed by Mamoru Hosada who will also appear for a Q&A. The festival will open with the North American premiere of upcoming Netflix animated feature “Summit of the Gods,” directed by Patrick Imbert and adapted from Jiro Taniguchi and Baku Yumemakura’s manga series.
Animation. Factory, Sony Pictures Animation, Unifrance, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Warner Animation Group and Warner Bros. AIF was founded by Gkids and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival with Variety. Partners for this year’s festival include ASIFA-Hollywood, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Dreamworks, ELMA, Fathom Events, Funimation, Illumination, Laika, Netflix, Paramount Animation, Pixar, Shout!

"My phone started ringing off the hook for three months straight, people cursing at me and telling me that they wanted to burn the place to the ground and they wanted to kill me and my family and the cats. So whatever 'Tiger King 2' does, I'll have that same reaction from the public that has been misled. I'll have to spend a lot of time explaining to them how they have been misled, which means I have to watch it," she told Variety.
On Thursday, Netflix announced the new "Tiger King" series with brief footage of Baskin and Joe Exotic, with the latter phoning in from jail, where he is currently serving a 17-year sentence for attempting a murder-for-hire plot aimed at Baskin.
"I know some people who have been involved in it and they were doing more filming, so I assumed at some point they would come out with a 'Tiger King 2.' It took them five years to put together the first one, so I thought it would be a lot longer," she told Variety.
However, Baskin is expecting that she'll have to watch "Tiger King 2," just like she watched the original series, in order to set the record straight about wildlife endangerment.
She added, "I think there's a Mark Twain quote about a lie making its way around the world faster than the truth can get its pants on, and that's true because people just love a good lie."
Carole Baskin, a major figure in Netflix's original "Tiger King" docuseries, has lashed out about the upcoming sequel, "Tiger King 2," and its directors.
I mean that was just a reality show dumpster fire," she said of "Tiger King." "I wouldn't call Eric Goode or Rebecca Chaiklin true documentarians.
In a phone call with Variety on Thursday afternoon, Baskin said she knew that "Tiger King" directors Rebecca Chaiklin and Eric Goode were filming more content, but she didn't expect it to be finished so soon, after the original docuseries premiered in March 2020 and took the world by storm.
The original docuseries became a pandemic hit for Netflix, as it examined exotic animal trafficking and abuse, in addition to allegations that Baskin murdered her second husband, Don Lewis, which Baskin has repeatedly denied.
Cargo Film & Releasing handled the theatrical distribution of the film, which screened in Los Angeles, New York City and Washington D.C. The documentary, which has the support of PETA and The Humane Society, follows an animal activist as he investigates the corruption within the exotic pet trade. In lieu of watching "Tiger King 2," Baskin recommended watching the "The Conservation Game," and supporting the Big Cat Rescue bill.
After the original "Tiger King" debuted, she said that the directors tried to "clear the air" with her, but she told them to "lose my number because that was not at all what we had agreed we were working on.
They've already shown who they are. As for "Tiger King 2," Baskin doesn't have much hope in the follow-up by Chaiklin and Goode. They can't back off of that ledge."” /> "Why would I believe them?
and how it all started, they should be demanding to see 'The Conservation Game' film by Michael Webber,” Baskin said in an emailed statement to Variety. “His film answers the important questions that 'Tiger King' glossed over." “If people want to know the actual truth behind the big cat crisis in the U.S.

Additionally, NBC Sports will highlight Latino artists contributing to mural paintings with “On Her Turf” highlighting Latina athletes participating in social roadblocks; CNBC Digital will spotlight prominent business leaders from the Latinx community; Universal Kids will spotlight Latinx youth sharing the icons who inspire them; and Peacock will celebrate Latinx icons in film and comedy.
Read a full list of Hispanic Heritage Month programming below. (More programming will be added to the list as networks announce titles.)
Panelists include Univision News anchor Ilia Calderón, Noticias Telemundo and NBC Nightly News Saturday anchor José Díaz-Balart, CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez, journalist and producer María Elena Salinas, and ABC News anchor and chief White House correspondent Cecilia Vega. Watch the conversation here. “PaleyImpact: The Growing Influence of Hispanic Voices in Journalism'' (YouTube, currently streaming) — Fututo Media founder Maria Hinojosa moderates a conversation with Hispanic TV journalists to discuss the importance of having diverse perspectives on issues that matter to the Hispanic community.
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Telemundo will also incorporate social media initiatives, including “Latinos Imparables” and “Unstoppable Women.” NBCUniversal will incorporate segments and specials from NBC News and MSNBC, including “Generation LatinX,” “Dis(Owning) Hispanic” and “The New Latino Landscape.” Among this year’s programming options is NBCUniversal and Telemundo’s “Come With Us,” an initiative that includes special programming and digital elements designed to reach audiences in both English and Spanish. The campaign will kick off on “Today” and “Hoy Dia,” followed by an on-air roadblock during prime time.
15 to Oct. 15, television networks are unveiling slates of themed content including new campaigns, sports broadcasting, live specials and more. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which happens from Sept.
Ovation Now is streaming programs about different Latin American locations and Latinx celebrities, including the documentary "Bruno Mars: Just the Way I Am," the "Inside the Actors Studio" episode featuring Jennifer Lopez, and "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" episodes in whch Bourdain traveled to Mexico, Chile, Panama and more.
The conversation will premiere on the Paley Center’s YouTube channel. “PaleyFrontRow presented by Citi: ‘Red Table Talk: The Estefans’” (YouTube, Sept. 30) — Gloria Estefan, Lili Estefan and Emily Estefan discuss upcoming episodes of their Facebook Watch series “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” and the importance of authentic portrayals of Hispanic women in the media.
9) — A profile on Washington football head coach Ron Rivera. “CBS Saturday Mornings” (CBS, Oct.
25) — A profile on former NBA player Carmelo Anthony. “CBS Saturday Mornings” (CBS, Sept.
6) — Actors Angelique Boyer and Sebastian Rulli and showrunner Rosy Ocampo discuss the return of Televisa and Univision’s telenovela “Vencer El Pasado.” The conversation will premiere on the Paley Center for Media's YouTube page. “Paley Center Hispanic Heritage Month: ‘Vencer El Pasado’” (YouTube, Oct.
“CBS Mornings” (CBS, Sept. 29 at 7 a.m.) — Mireya Villarreal will report on how one woman’s lupus diagnosis and resulting dietary restrictions led her family to launch Siete, a gluten-free Latino food company.
They discuss Hispanic achievements in television as well as their own journeys. “Paley Front Row presented by Citi: Salute to Hispanic Achievements in Television” (YouTube, currently streaming) — AP entertainment reporter Marcela Isaza moderates a conversation between NBC News senior national correspondent and NBC News Now anchor Tom Llamas; ESPN baseball and softball analyst Jessica Mendoza; and actor, producer and activist Wilmer Valderrama. Watch the conversation here.
Watch the conversation here. “Paley Center Hispanic Heritage Month: ‘Malverde: El Santo Patrón’” (YouTube, currently streaming) — The cast and creative team of Telemundo’s upcoming drama “Malverde: El Santo Patrón” discuss how they recreated late 1800s and early 1900s Mexico to tell the story of the legendary Mexican bandit Jesús Malverde, played by Pedro Fernández.
Luciano will also interview screenwriter and producer Gloria Calderon-Kellett. 4 at 7 a.m.) — Lilia Luciano will interview Rita Moreno about Latinx representation in Hollywood and the barriers she’s faced in her acting career. “CBS Mornings” (CBS, Oct.
3 at 9 a.m.) — A profile on artist, social activist and potter Roberto Lugo. “CBS Sunday Morning” (CBS, Oct.