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Over the Weekend 2/22/21: Industry Pleas to Senate for Pandemic Insurance/Relief and More News

February 22, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 2/22/21: Industry Pleas to Senate for Pandemic Insurance/Relief and More News

Hopefully, everyone had a good weekend and are girding their loins for the upcoming awards season. It’s already been going on for the last month, but it will really kick into overdrive with the awarding of the Golden Globes on Sunday night. More on that below… Those in production who have been struck the... »

Over the Weekend 2/15/21: Predator 5 Start Date, Zack Snyder’s Justice League Trailer and More News

February 15, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 2/15/21: <em>Predator 5</em> Start Date, <em>Zack Snyder’s Justice League</em> Trailer and More News

It was a relatively quiet weekend despite some having off today for Presidents’ Day, but that’s just the way things are these days. We have weeks that are busy with tons of news and then things slow down the following week. This weekend was one of the latter with only a few news pieces, including... »

Over the Weekend 2/8/21: Jennifer Lawrence Injured on Set, Super Bowl Spots and More News

February 8, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 2/8/21: Jennifer Lawrence Injured on Set, Super Bowl Spots and More News

Hopefully, everyone’s recovered from Super Bowl weekend, but if you happened to miss all the commercials and the first look at a number of movies and television series, never fear, as “Over the Weekend” has your back. We’ll get to a bit of industry news first and then you can watch a bunch of... »

Over the Weekend 2/1/21: Sundance Musings, Allan Burns Dies and More Industry News

February 1, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 2/1/21: Sundance Musings, Allan Burns Dies and More Industry News

Welcome to February! Most of the weekend was about the goings on at the Sundance Film Festival, which usually books every theater and auditorium in Park City, Utah. This year, the festival went virtual instead with people from around the world watching the various world premieres on their computers or television sets. The festival showcased... »

Over the Weekend 1/25/21: Wage Claims Against Indie Film, Walter Bernstein Dies and More News

January 25, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 1/25/21: Wage Claims Against Indie Film, Walter Bernstein Dies and More News

  ‘Twas another quiet weekend, thankfully, with not a ton of breaking new, although there were a number of sad passings, including legendary talk show host Larry King and screenwriter Walter Bernstein. While Larry King’s name and reputation is known far and wide, Bernstein might not be as well known as his films, The Front, Yanks and Little Miss... »

Over the Weekend 1/11/20: HBO Max Sex and the City Revival, Sex Pistols Mini-Series and More News

January 11, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 1/11/20: HBO Max <em>Sex and the City</em> Revival, Sex Pistols Mini-Series and More News

It was a relatively quiet weekend following the announcement of Director Michael Apted‘s death on Friday. Los Angeles baseball fans were also mourning the death of Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. Still, here’s a quick update of some of the announcements. The big news seemed to be the fact that HBO‘s popular series Sex and the City was going... »

Over the Weekend 1/4/21: Television Production Start-Up Delayed, Resident Evil Wraps and More News

January 4, 2021 | By
Over the Weekend 1/4/21: Television Production Start-Up Delayed, <em>Resident Evil</em> Wraps and More News

Happy New Year! In this case, this week’s “Over the Weekend” is more like “Over the Past Two Weeks” because as is the case every year — pandemic or no pandemic — Hollywood has mostly been shut down over the past few weeks. Agencies haven’t been trying to put together projects for their clients,... »

Over the Weekend 12/21/20: NY and LA Critics Make Their Picks, Fox’ The Big Leap Paused and More News

December 21, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 12/21/20: NY and LA Critics Make Their Picks, Fox’ <em>The Big Leap</em> Paused and More News

It’s the last “Over the Weekend” before Christmas, and hopefully, everyone has been good for Santa. There haven’t been any further developments in the Tom Cruise flame-out on the set of Mission: Impossible 7, so we can focus on other things today. Unfortunately, many of the other news items today also involve COVID-19 as the Chicago-based production on... »

Over the Weekend 12/14/20: SAG-AFTRA Shuts Down Lumina and More News

December 14, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 12/14/20: SAG-AFTRA Shuts Down <em>Lumina</em> and More News

It was a slower-than-normal weekend, which may be since we’re getting closer to the holidays and productions have either wrapped or are getting ready to wrap for the holiday break. The biggest production-related news from the weekend is that a project called Lumina has essentially been shut down by SAG-AFTRA who put out a “DO NOT WORK” order... »

Over the Weekend 12/7/20: New Emmy Rules, Young Sheldon Pauses Again and More

December 7, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 12/7/20: New Emmy Rules, <em>Young Sheldon</em> Pauses Again and More

Welcome back from the weekend, and we hope that everyone was able to relax a bit despite the pall of COVID hanging over all of us as number continue to increase. That’s a cheery way to start today’s news, isn’t it? Many states are starting to crackdown and reinstating lockdowns that we thought we... »