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13 Aug
Ronny Chieng - Talent
Born in Malaysia, comedian Ronny Chieng grew up in Manchester, N.H., and Singapore before moving to Australia for law school — so when “Crazy Rich Asians” came along it struck familiar cross-cultural chords. After honing his stand-up chops Down
13 Aug
Andrew Levitas / Metalwork Pictures – Producer, Financier
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North America and key markets on Ralph Fiennes’ Rudolf Nureyev pic The White Crow from HanWay Films. The prestige label has also taken Latin America, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia (excluding China, Japan, and 
08 Aug
Nina Yang Bongiovi – Producer
Meet Forest Whitaker’s producing partner Nina Yang Bongiovi, a potent force in the indie scene—and one of the engines behind Fruitvale Station, Dope, and Roxanne Roxanne. In 2008, Nina Yang Bongiovi was just Nina Yang, a 35-year-old struggling
07 Aug
Ryan Coogler - Director
Six months after its theatrical release and three months after it was released on Blu-Ray, Marvel’s “Black Panther” has hit one final milestone at the box office, becoming only the third film ever to gross over $700 million at the domestic box
02 Aug
Filip Jan Rymsza - Producer; Royal Road Entertainment - Financier
Shoot has wrapped on Simon Pegg and Juno Temple starrer Lost Transmissions. Writer-director Katharine O’Brien’s feature also stars Alexandra Daddario, Tao Okamoto, Rosanna Arquette, and Bria Vinaite. Temple portrays Hannah, an aspiring singer/
01 Aug
Ronny Chieng - Talent
“Crazy Rich Asians” is headed for a solid opening of at least $18 million during its five-day launch on Aug. 15-19, early tracking showed Thursday. “Crazy Rich Asians,” based on the 2013 novel by Kevin Kwan, follows a young Asian-American woman who
31 Jul
Lil Rel Howery - Talent
Comedy Central’s Roast of Bruce Willis and the season 3 premiere of Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle have drawn ratings and viewership highs for the network in Live+Same Day. Roast of Bruce Willis, which aired Sunday night, was up 17% in total
30 Jul
Big Jay Oakerson - Talent
Last night Big Jay Oakerson had a packed house for his all-crowd work “What’s Your Fucking Deal” Show at the Cafe Cleopatra in Montreal.  It was so packed that comedians were being turned away at the door because the room was at full capacity to see
26 Jul
PalmStar Media - Production Company, Kevin Frakes – Producer, Jonathan Gardner – Executive Producer
Ari Aster’s debut feature Hereditary premiered in the Midnight section of Sundance back in January to unanimously positive response and has now become the biggest worldwide grossing movie ever for A24. With $77.5 million at the global box office,
24 Jul
Emma Willmann - Talent
Following the success of The Comedy Lineup: Part One, Netflix has set an August premiere date for the second half of the special. The streaming giant announced Tuesday on social media that The Comedy Lineup: Part Two will premiere August 31 on