EXCLUSIVE: Mumbai-based Abundantia Entertainment , which has credits including the Amazon series Breathe and follow-up Breathe: Into The Shadows, has taken rights to the Indian young adult book Along Came A Spyder . The novel, written by Apeksha Rao, follows seventeen-year-old Samira who is smart, sassy, and whose only dream in life is to follow in her family’s footsteps and become a spy. Leading missions, running agents, evading exploding napalms – she wants to do it all while dealing with the coming-of-age pangs on her budding youth. When she accidentally discovers there exists a sisterhood of teen spies called ‘The Spyders’, Samira will do anything to get in. Abundantia will develop the book as a series under its new banner Filters, a content vertical dedicated to young adults. The company said that part of the market in India is yet to be explored to its full potential. Also being developed under Filters is an adaptation of hit Israeli YA drama The Missing … [Read more...] about ‘Breathe’ Producer Abundantia Entertainment Acquires Indian YA Spy Novel ‘Along Came A Spyder’ For Series Adaptation
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Smaller entertainment venues across New York City will soon welcome back audiences, with plenty of rules in place. As CBS2’s John Dias reported, COVID stole the show, but now it must go on. READ MORE: Cuomo: Potential Reopening Of Broadway To Be Fueled By Series Of Pop-Up Concerts Beginning Feb. 20 Starting April 2, New York arts and entertainment venues can reopen at 33% capacity , with up to 100 people inside and 200 outside. Those numbers can go up with testing. The new rules apply to arenas with less than 10,000 people. Audiences will need to wear face coverings and practice social distancing, and performers may also be required to wear masks. The news is giving hope to actress Catherine Russell, who runs the Theater Center in Midtown. “I love being on stage, selling tickets, I love mopping the floor,” she said. “I think people miss that sense of community.” A member of the Actors Equity National Council said this is crucial to getting … [Read more...] about Smaller Entertainment Venues Set To Reopen Next Month In New York: ‘It’s More Than Just Plays And Musicals, It’s Jobs’
Kichcha Sudeep, who is currently working on Vikrant Rona , is reportedly in talks with Saaho fame director Sujeeth for a film. According to an Indian Today report, the duo met in Bengaluru on Saturday, where they both discussed the possibilities of collaborating on a project. The meeting took place on the sets of Bigg Boss Kannada Season 8 which is hosted by the actor. Sujeeth narrated the script and the actor was quite impressed with the storyline. It is being rumoured that the film is likely to go on floors in the second half of 2021. It is touted to be an action entertainer whose major portions will be shot in Bengaluru. The yet to be confirmed project could be Sudeep’s next after Vikrant Rona . However, an official announcement regarding the project is yet to be made. For the unversed, Sudeep is currently gearing up for his upcoming biggie Vikrant Rona with director Anup Bhandari. The highly anticipated film is nearing completion and the … [Read more...] about Kichcha Sudeep In Talks With Saaho Director Sujeeth For An Action Entertainer?
Erica Fernandes, who made debut on television with Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi as Sonakshi, has completed five years in the television industry. Although she was seen in only a couple of television shows (other one being Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 as Prerna), she has done a remarkable job. Her amazing style and acting skills have impressed the viewers. The actress has completed five years in the television industry and took to social media to thank her fans for all their love and support. Erica's fans, who call themselves Ejfians, have been making the occasion even more special by sending her gifts and congratulatory messages. The Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 actress shared a picture on her Instagram account, in which she was seen surrounded with colourful balloons and gifts and wrote, "I can't express the love and gratitude i feel at this very moment. There is so much love pouring in every single year as I complete another year in the industry and my #Ejfians … [Read more...] about Erica Fernandes Completes 5 Years In TV Industry; Thanks Fans & Says She’ll Try Her Level Best To Entertain
In advance of International Women’s Day on March 8, Netflix Head of Global TV Bela Bajaria announced that the first $5 million of a recently announced Creative Equity Fund will go towards programs that help to nurture, develop and uplift women in the entertainment industry globally. The fund dedicates $20 million annually over the next five years to setting underrepresented communities up for success in the TV and film industries, as well as bespoke Netflix programs that will help us to identify, train and provide job placement for up-and-coming talent globally. In conjunction with the announcement of the fund and to celebrate International Women’s Day, Netflix also: launched a video narrated by Janet Mock honoring groundbreaking women in entertainment throughout history; Related Story Netflix Film And TV Chiefs Talk Diversity Strides And Goals, 'Bridgerton', 'Jingle Jangle' Breakthroughs curated a special collection of stories by, for and about women … [Read more...] about Netflix To Spend $5 Million From Creative Equity Fund To Uplift Women In Entertainment Industry, Per Bela Bajaria Post