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issue one thousand one hundred forty-two thursday, may two, mmxix

“68 WHISKEY” Series / Paramount Network 07-12-18 ê

150 S. El Camino Dr., Suite 100, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
PHONE: 310-858-2000 FAX: 310-858-2020
STATUS: Active Development
PRODUCER: Brian Grazer - Ron Howard - Francie Calfo - Zion Rubin - Efrat Shmaya Dror - Danna Stern - Samie Kim Falvey.
WRITER/PRODUCER: Roberto Benabib
YES STUDIOS WeWork Ha'Zerem, 7 Ha'Pelech Street, Tel Aviv, Israel +972-50-545-4242
CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS 4024 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA 91604 818-655-1500
Follows a multicultural mix of men and women deployed as Army medics to a forward operating base in Afghanistan nicknamed “The Orphanage.”
Together, they endure a dangerous and Kafkaesque world that leads to self-destructive appetites, outrageous behavior, intense camaraderie and
occasionally, a profound sense of purpose.

“AFTER YANG” Feature Film 04-18-19 ê

13-15 37th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

STATUS: May 6 LOCATION: New York – New Jersey

PM: Taylor Shung ( LP: Becky Glupczynski 1AD: David Ketterer DP: Benjamin Loeb
CAST: Colin Farrell - Golshifteh Farahani - Justin Min - Sarita Choudhury - Haley Lu Richardson
A24 FILMS 31 West 27th Street 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001 646-568-6015 - 323-900-5300
PARK LITERARY GROUP 55 Broadway, Suite 1601, New York, NY 10006 212-691-3500
CINEREACH 126 Fifth Avenue Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10011 212-727-3224
Saying Goodbye to Yang is set in a world where robotic children are purchased as live-in-babysitters. The story follows Yang, a robotic Chinese “Big
Brother,” programmed to help his little sister learn about her cultural heritage. When Yang malfunctions, it means the loss of a babysitter, and even
more importantly, the loss of what the family has come to see as a member of their family, perhaps even a son. (May 6 – June 11)

“AKILLA'S ESCAPE” Feature Film 03-14-19 ê

55 Regent Park Blvd., Suite 401, Toronto, ON M5A 401
PHONE: 647-393-1881
STATUS: May 14 LOCATION: Toronto
PRODUCER: Jake Yanowski - Mehernaz Lentin WRITER: Charles Officer - Wendy “Motion” Braithwaite
DIRECTOR: Charles Officer PM: Erin Berry PC: Candice Chow-How
Akilla’s Escape is a crime tale that follows 38-year-old narcotics trader Akilla Brown. When a routine drug deal lands him in the centre of a robbery, he
captures 13-year-old Sheppard, a Jamaican gunman linked to the same multi-national crime organization he belonged to as a teenager. Over the
course of one night, Akilla and Sheppard come to realize they need each other to survive. (May 14 - June 7)

“ALBEDO” Series / Vudu - Bell Media

4205 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90029
PHONE: 323-664-6500
STATUS: Active Development LOCATION: British Columbia
WRITER/PRODUCER: Max Reid - Adam Reid DIRECTOR: Brad Peyton CAST: Evangeline Lilly
EONE 134 Peter St Suite 700, Toronto, ON M5V 2H2 416-646-2400
Albedo is set 150 years in the future. Detective Vivien Coleman (Lilly) is dispatched to the edge of our solar system to investigate a scientist’s mysterious
death on board an isolated space station. She soon finds herself trapped and cut-off from Earth, along with the station’s small crew of brilliant scientists
– all murder suspects – all harboring their own secrets… What begins as a classic murder mystery evolves into a fight for survival that may threaten
the future of our species. (Expected to begin pre-production in May.)

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