‘Underground’s Aisha Hinds Says America 2017 Could Learn A Lot From Harriet Tubman – The Contenders Emmys Video — Deadline

“We’re living in a country that was built on the backs of the enslaved and has shaped the souls of our humanity, and so we need to sort of revisit Harriet Tubman and her story,” Underground actor Aisha Hinds said last month at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmy event. She plays the iconic abolitionist on WGN…

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‘Black Lightning’ & ‘Life Sentence’ Picked Up To Series By The CW — Deadline

The CW has picked up DC drama Black Lightning and dramedy Life Sentence to series. Based on the characters from DC, Black Lightning hails from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Based on the DC character created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden, Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce.…

via ‘Black Lightning’ & ‘Life Sentence’ Picked Up To Series By The CW — Deadline

Olivia DeJonge’s Horror-Thriller ‘Better Watch Out’ Lands at Well Go USA — Variety

Well Go USA Entertainment has bought all North American rights for Chris Peckover’s Christmas-themed horror-thriller “Better Watch Out,” starring Olivia DeJonge. “Better Watch Out,” formerly known as “Safe Neighborhood,” stars DeJonge as a babysitter who, one snowy night on a quiet suburban street, must defend her twelve-year-old charge (Levi Miller) from intruders but quickly learns……

via Olivia DeJonge’s Horror-Thriller ‘Better Watch Out’ Lands at Well Go USA — Variety

The election of Moon Jae-in as the new president of South Korea heralds multiple changes for the cultural and entertainment industries. The country has the world’s 12th largest GDP and the sixth largest film industry. A liberal and former human rights lawyer, Moon won a landslide 41% of Tuesday’s vote while his predecessor Park Geun-hye……

via Film Industry Reforms High on the Agenda of New Korean President Moon Jae-in — Variety