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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... »

Over the Weekend 11/20/20: L.A. Production Continues Through Tighter Protocols, Ron Howard Plans Thirteen Lives Shoot and More

November 30, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 11/20/20: L.A. Production Continues Through Tighter Protocols, Ron Howard Plans <em>Thirteen Lives</em> Shoot and More

Welcome back from the extended Thanksgiving weekend where we hope everyone was able to see their families and remain safe, as COVID-19 levels continued to spike across the entire country including New York. Presumably, many productions took some time off last week, although the worries of production being halted may have caused some to... »

Over the Weekend 11/23/20: Black Panther 2 Sets Production Date, Stranger Things Casting and More News

November 23, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 11/23/20: <em>Black Panther 2</em> Sets Production Date, <em>Stranger Things</em> Casting and More News

Welcome back, and we hope everyone had a great weekend! We don’t know about you, our readers, but here at Below the Line, we’ll be thankful on Thursday that production has resumed with strict COVID protocols despite the number COVID infections going up and up everywhere in the United States and abroad as things... »

Over the Weekend 11/16/20: Bosch Delays, Netflix Series Renewal and More Production News

November 16, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 11/16/20: <em>Bosch</em> Delays, Netflix Series Renewal and More Production News

  We hope everyone had a good weekend. Sadly, we have to start this week’s “Over the Weekend” with more sad news about production delays due to COVID, as the seventh and final season of Amazon Studio‘s Bosch has shut down production for a week due to a positive COVID test, according to Deadline. The shutdown on... »

Over the Weekend 11/2/20: More Blumhouse Projects, Masterchef Production Resumes and More

November 2, 2020 | By
Over the Weekend 11/2/20: More Blumhouse Projects, <em>Masterchef</em> Production Resumes and More

Welcome back, and we hope that you all had a great weekend. It’s officially November, and the weekend before the United States Presidential election was considerably slower than usual. Producer David Rodriguez, whose credits include The Chi, Queen of the South and Dick Wolf‘s Chicago TV series, died last week at the age of 50 due to complications from a stroke.... »