Cinema’s favorite monsters face-off for the first time in decades, but suffers from a fatal flaw.
In today’s arguably ‘politically correct’ dialogue, panelists from AMC Network’s most popular programmings dismiss the confines of what one can and cannot say in Hollywood during an era led by the #MeToo movement and inclusive diversity at the second annual AMC Network Summit held in New York City’s Lower East Side.
Panelists Including Sandra Oh And Melissa McBride Talk Diversity And #MeToo At The AMC Networks Summit
AMC Networks shed light on a new chapter for Hollywood, one filled with diversity and female empowerment in the era of #MeToo, at its second annual summit held in New York City’s Lower East Side.
AMC networks first summit was dedicated to explaining and appreciating fandom, empowering and recognizing the kick-ass women on and off screen in AMC series, discussing the process and development of turning a book into a pilot, and insight on the creation of the network’s series; Better Call Saul. After breakfast, the event was divided into four sections, three of which featured different panelists, who aimed to speak on the realities of their crafts and participate in a Q&A with the audience.
AMC’s “Survival Sunday: The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead” Brought Stars from Both Shows for a Crossover Event
Mild spoilers ahead for The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead’s Seth Gilliam and Josh McDermitt, alongside Fear the Walking Dead’s Kim Dickens and Colman Domingo discussed their characters and more during the ‘Survival Sunday’ exclusive fan screening at AMC this weekend.
AMC’s “Into The Badlands” will make it’s return on Sunday, April 22nd.
AMC released the first trailer for the upcoming third season of its hit martial arts series, “Into the Badlands,” to a packed house of fans during a panel at WonderCon Anaheim 2018. The panel featured series star and executive producer Daniel Wu (Tomb Raider) who returns as Sunny, Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead) who returns as Bajie, Lorraine Toussaint (“Orange is the New Black”) who joins the cast this season as Cressida, and showrunner, executive producer and writer Alfred Gough.
Season 3 in particular is set to make major departure from it’s previous entries – as Sunny (played by Wu) is drawn back into the badlands, becoming involved in a war that encompasses the entire region. New faces like Lydia (Orla Brady) and Nathaniel Moon (Sherman Augustus) join the fray.
“Into the Badlands” was created by executive producers, showrunners and writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville) and is executive produced by Oscar®-nominated producers Stacey Sher (Django Unchained) and Michael Shamberg (Contagion), along with David Dobkin (The Judge), Stephen Fung (Tai Chi Zero), Michael Taylor (TURN: Washington’s Spies) and Wu.
The trailer for the new season can be found here.
The Knockturnal presented the world premiere of Usher Morgan’s “Pickings,” which hits theaters on March 2.
In the world of the neo-noir crime saga Pickings, southern belle Jo (Elyse Price) escapes a life of crime with the love of her life Marvin Lee-Haywood (Taso Mikroulis) to raise a family as law-abiding citizens.
On Sunday evening, the Split Screens Festival held a screening and discussion of BETTER CALL SAUL. The festival screened the upcoming episode “Slip,” airing tonight. The post-screening discussion took place with Michael McKean and Peter Gould. McKean plays Chuck McGill, the brother of Jimmy (aka Saul Goodman). Gould is the co-creater and executive producer of the AMC original series.
BETTER CALL SAUL is a prequel series to AMC’s BREAKING BAD. The show centers around Jimmy McGill, the lawyer that becomes Saul Goodman. The show is now in its third season, building towards the world of BREAKING BAD. Most notably, BETTER CALL SAUL has reintroduced notable villain Gustavo Fring. The show has gotten a lot of critical love in its own right.
The screening and discussion was held by the Split Screens Festival. The Festival is a new event series, celebrating television. The festival is holding several such discussions at the IFC Film Center. The festival will include panels from shows like BILLIONS, ORPHAN BLACK, and MR. ROBOT.
Michael McKean plays Chuck McGill, Jimmy’s angry older brother. Peter Gould is the co-creator and executive producer of the series. The two sat down with Matt Zoller Seitz. McKean talked about the “yummy curves” that come with playing a character like Chuck. Gould expanded on this, discussing the “dad energy” that courses through Chuck’s relationship with Jimmy.
The episode “Slip” comes on tonight at 10:00PM. The Split Screens Festival will run until June 8th.
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