Writer-director Lorene Scafaria has gone above and beyond with Hustlers. The movie could have been a winner in a sense, just by leaning heavily on the most simplistic description of the true story - “strippers seek revenge” - but instead, Scafaria fully embraces the cinematic appeal of the scenario while also challenging viewers to read between the lines and really understand the characters’ motivations. That makes Hustlers the complete package, a highly entertaining crowd pleaser with compelling subtext. Based on Jessica Pressler’s article “The Hustlers at Scores,” the movie centers on Constance Wu’s Destiny. In an effort to make …
Dana Calvo (Good Girls Revolt) is serving as co-showrunner on the Dune: The Sisterhood series, which is destined for WarnerMedia's streaming service.
I’ve got very high hopes that Lashana Lynch as Maria Rambeau is going to wind up being a major bright spot in Captain Marvel come March 8th. It was most certainly the case during the two-day set visit I participated in last summer. I got the chance to join a group of journalists for a roundtable interview with Lynch and not only was she buzzing with enthusiasm for the project with an infectious energy, but she also teased the beautiful friendship between Maria and Carol Danvers (Brie Larson). They’re both fighter pilots and so close that Carol …