An interesting article on Deadline Hollywood focused on Blumhouse CEO and founder Jason Blum‘s advice to young producers, given during a keynote speech at the Sundance Film Festival’s Producers Brunch.
Using examples from such hit films as Get Out, Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice’s Creep, and the Purge franchise, Blum offered up these morsels of wisdom:
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So this is my kitchen. I know, right? Tiny, small, little, underwhelming. It’s why I don’t cook as often as I’d like. But hey, we gotta make do with what we have, no? And so the other night I pulled out the ol’ Crock Pot and vowed to make something delicious but simple: Screenwriter’s Chili.
OK, I see you’re hung up on the name, and we’ll get to that later. But here’s the thing — this dish is relatively quick, tasty, and, best of all, easy. I had a hankerin’ for it, and I was gonna prepare it. And in this post, I’m gonna teach you how to prepare it, too.
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On Thursday, Netflix announced that it was giving a $25 million production commitment to Kate, a female-centric action thiriller from the producers of John Wick and Atomic Blonde.
As Deadline reported, this news comes after Netflix honcho Ted Sarandos revealed that the streaming service plans to create 80 feature films in 2018.
Yes, you read right. Eighty.
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Ain’t #NoConfederate bih! Howbowdah?!
According to a report from Deadline, Amazon has plans to produce and release Black America, an alternate-history series that imagines a world in which freed Blacks received the Southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama as reparations for slavery during the Reconstruction Era, and how this leads to the birth of a sovereign nation, New Colonia.
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