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TribLIVE
Pop-culture Q&A: Questions on Joe Garagiola and Vin Scully, ‘Cedar Cove,’ ‘American Crime’ and moreMarch, and at least one viewer has termed the ending “ambiguous.” No word yet o
Pop-culture Q&A: Questions on Joe Garagiola and Vin Scully, ‘Cedar Cove,’ ‘American Crime’ and more
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
March, and at least one viewer has termed the ending “ambiguous.” No word yet on a third season, though executive producer John Ridley has said he has plenty of ideas. Q: What happened to “Unforgettable” with Poppy Montgomery that was on A+E? A:... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Blockbuster summer: Fan favorites like 'Ghostbusters,' 'Star Trek' and 'Tarzan' crash the superhero partyprince fights his way back, seeking revenge. With Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Ro
Blockbuster summer: Fan favorites like 'Ghostbusters,' 'Star Trek' and 'Tarzan' crash the superhero party
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
prince fights his way back, seeking revenge. With Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro. Written by Keith R. Clarke & John Ridley, based on the novel by Lew Wallace. Directed by Timor Bekmambetov. Paramount Pictures Debating summer's most... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Every single movie coming out this summera prince fights his way back seeking revenge. With Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, R
Every single movie coming out this summer
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
a prince fights his way back seeking revenge. With Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro. Written by Keith R. Clarke & John Ridley, based on the novel by Lew Wallace. Directed by Timor Bekmambetov. Paramount Pictures Diary of a Chambermaid At... Read more
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New Kerala
Idris Elba all set to star in new political drama - newkerala.com #53619Johannesburg, April 24 : Idris Elba, in collaboration with award-winning writer
Idris Elba all set to star in new political drama - newkerala.com #53619
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Johannesburg, April 24 : Idris Elba, in collaboration with award-winning writer John Ridley, has geared up for the forthcoming six-part series 'Guerrilla.' The 43-year-old actor had a "long-time desire" to collaborate with the Oscar winning... Read more
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The Huffington Post
21 Movies About Black Music Icons You Should Watch ASAPbehind three widows to fight over his estate and reflect on his tumultuous care
21 Movies About Black Music Icons You Should Watch ASAP
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
behind three widows to fight over his estate and reflect on his tumultuous career. Written by "12 Years A Slave" scribe John Ridley, this biopic focuses on a very specific time in Jimi Hendrix's career, when he joined the psychedelic music scene... Read more
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/Film
12 Years a Slave Writer John Ridley to Direct LA Riots MovieJohn Ridley is turning his attention to another unhappy chapter in American his
12 Years a Slave Writer John Ridley to Direct LA Riots Movie
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
John Ridley is turning his attention to another unhappy chapter in American history. The Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter will write and direct an untitled movie about the 1992 L.A. riots, which followed the near-fatal beating of Rodney... Read more
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/Film
John Ridley Marvel Studios Series in Development at ABCsmall-screen presence continues to get bigger. A new report indicates the studi
John Ridley Marvel Studios Series in Development at ABC
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
small-screen presence continues to get bigger. A new report indicates the studio is teaming with 12 Years a Slave scribe John Ridley (above left) for a new TV series for ABC. Read all about the mysterious John Ridley Marvel project after the... Read more
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/Film
Idris Elba Will Star in Showtime's John Ridley TV ProjectScreenwriter John Ridley, rightfully so, has been rather busy since winning an
Idris Elba Will Star in Showtime's John Ridley TV Project
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
Screenwriter John Ridley, rightfully so, has been rather busy since winning an Academy Award for 12 Years a Slave. The director of Jimi: All Is by My Side is currently producing American Crime on ABC, working on a Marvel television series, and is set... Read more
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Reality TV World
Idris Elba to star in 'Guerilla' miniseries for ShowtimeOscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley will pen, direct and executive produce
Idris Elba to star in 'Guerilla' miniseries for Showtime
Reality TV World / Posted 8 days ago
Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley will pen, direct and executive produce "Guerilla," a six-part, limited series starring Idris Elba, who will also executive produce the project. ADVERTISEMENT The announcement was made Wednesday by David... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Idris Elba takes on 1970s civil rights in new UK-set dramaset to star in Showtime’s 1970s civil rights romance drama Guerrilla. Billed a
Idris Elba takes on 1970s civil rights in new UK-set drama
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
set to star in Showtime’s 1970s civil rights romance drama Guerrilla. Billed as a love story, the limited-part series by John Ridley is set against the backdrop of one of the most politically explosive times in UK history. Watch a trailer for... Read more
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Variety
European Pay TV Giant Sky Sees Subscribers, Revenue, Profits Riseof six original drama productions. These included “Guerrilla,” its co-productio
European Pay TV Giant Sky Sees Subscribers, Revenue, Profits Rise
Variety / Posted 8 days ago
of six original drama productions. These included “Guerrilla,” its co-production with Showtime, which teams writer-director John Ridley with actor-exec producer Idris Elba. These join previously commissioned original dramas, including “Babylon... Read more
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Reality TV World
Idris Elba to star in Showtime miniseries 'Guerilla'Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley is to pen, direct and executive produce
Idris Elba to star in Showtime miniseries 'Guerilla'
Reality TV World / Posted 8 days ago
Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley is to pen, direct and executive produce Guerilla, a six-part, limited series starring Idris Elba, who will also executive produce the project. ADVERTISEMENT The announcement was made Wednesday by David Nevins,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Christina Hendricks and Idris Elba set for must-see Sky dramasactors signed up to front six star-studded original dramas for Sky. Elba will
Christina Hendricks and Idris Elba set for must-see Sky dramas
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
actors signed up to front six star-studded original dramas for Sky. Elba will team up with writer and director John Ridley – who won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay for 12 Years A Slave – in six-part drama Guerrilla. Idris Elba... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Idris Elba and Tim Roth fronting new raft of Sky dramasactors signed up to front six star-studded original dramas for Sky. Elba will
Idris Elba and Tim Roth fronting new raft of Sky dramas
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
actors signed up to front six star-studded original dramas for Sky. Elba will team up with writer and director John Ridley - who won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay for 12 Years A Slave - in six-part drama Guerrilla. The story... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights DramaIdris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights d
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights Drama
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Idris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights drama — and while it might not sound like one at first blush, “Guerrilla” is being billed as a love story. “Guerrilla” tells the story of a politically active couple whose... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights DramaIdris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights d
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights Drama
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Idris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights drama — and while it might not sound like one at first blush, “Guerrilla” is being billed as a love story. “Guerrilla” tells the story of a politically active couple whose... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights DramaIdris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights d
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights Drama
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
Idris Elba and John Ridley are teaming up for a U.K.-based 1970s civil rights drama on Showtime — and while it might not sound like one at first blush, “Guerrilla” is being billed as a love story. Here’s the official description, per Showtime and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights Dramaand with our broadcasters Sky Atlantic and SHOWTIME.” Here is the full press r
Idris Elba, John Ridley Join Forces for Showtime ’70s Civil Rights Drama
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
and with our broadcasters Sky Atlantic and SHOWTIME.” Here is the full press release, more to come: Academy Award-winner John Ridley (American Crime, 12 Years a Slave) will write, direct and executive produce GUERRILLA, a new six-part limited... Read more
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thebee
Idris Elba Cast In New Original Sky Dramaproductions. The entertainment company has announced a slate of six high-quali
Idris Elba Cast In New Original Sky Drama
thebee / Posted 9 days ago
productions. The entertainment company has announced a slate of six high-quality dramas. Academy Award winning writers John Ridley (12 Years A Slave) and Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) will create two of the programmes for Sky 1 and Sky... Read more
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The New Yorker
“Black-ish” Transforms the Family Sitcomleft Barris stone-faced. But he does express pride in the network’s deep bench
“Black-ish” Transforms the Family Sitcom
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
left Barris stone-faced. But he does express pride in the network’s deep bench of creators of color. According to Barris, John Ridley, the creator of the drama “American Crime,” encouraged him to secure a long-term deal with ABC and Shonda Rhimes... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Marvel announces seventh upcoming TV showfrom Agents of SHIELD, is currently filming its pilot, while Damage Control, a
Marvel announces seventh upcoming TV show
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
from Agents of SHIELD, is currently filming its pilot, while Damage Control, a half-hour comedy, is also in development. John Ridley, writer of 12 Years a Slave and American Crime, also has a Marvel project in development with ABC. A scene from... Read more
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The Verge
American Murderer Serial: why are there so many crime anthology shows?— a crime happens, it's investigated, it's solved, and Mariska Hargitay is on t
American Murderer Serial: why are there so many crime anthology shows?
The Verge / Posted 21 days ago
— a crime happens, it's investigated, it's solved, and Mariska Hargitay is on to the next one. As American Crime creator John Ridley explained to Variety, the current wave of crime anthologies blasts open new possibilities for that formula: "We... Read more
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Variety
Freeform Greenlights Marvel Romance Superhero Series ‘Cloak and Dagger’“Agents of SHIELD” and “Agent Carter,” plus Mockingbird spinoff “Marvel’s Most
Freeform Greenlights Marvel Romance Superhero Series ‘Cloak and Dagger’
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
“Agents of SHIELD” and “Agent Carter,” plus Mockingbird spinoff “Marvel’s Most Wanted” and a top-secret Marvel project from John Ridley in development. Getting Freeform into the Marvel game is a smart move for Disney-ABC, as the cable network is... Read more
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Variety
Dick Wolf Developing True Crime Anthology Series for NBC, Kicking Off with Menendez Brothers Murder Casenetwork to jump into the anthology format, following ABC, which recently aired
Dick Wolf Developing True Crime Anthology Series for NBC, Kicking Off with Menendez Brothers Murder Case
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
network to jump into the anthology format, following ABC, which recently aired the second season of “American Crime” from John Ridley. The true crime trend has been hot lately, following HBO’s “The Jinx” and Netflix’s “Making A Murderer.”Filed... Read more
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Salon.com
Don Cheadle on playing the drug-addled Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” and the toxic costs of Hollywood racismthis film in collaboration with the Davis estate, with his family. So at least
Don Cheadle on playing the drug-addled Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” and the toxic costs of Hollywood racism
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
this film in collaboration with the Davis estate, with his family. So at least you didn’t wind up in the same situation as John Ridley, who made a film about Jimi Hendrix where we never hear “Purple Haze.” So you got access to the music, but that... Read more
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