Here's our roundup of just some of what the #femalesinentertainment are doing this year.
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Apple series Essex Serpent will star Claire Danes… Mindy Kaling to star in Velma Dickley series called Clone High…Time Travelers Wife Series coming to HBO with Rose Leslie in the lead… Younger will premiere Season seven on Paramount Plus…America Ferrara to direct movie called I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter… Gillian Anderson will be First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in new Showtime series… Netflix show Luckiest Girl Alive will star Mila Kunis… Sashe Calle will be Super Girl in The Flash… Judy Greer joins The First Lady on Showtime… Regina King to star and produce Shirley Chisholm biopic… Search Party renewed for season five at HBO Max ...Jamie Lee Curtis to appear in Borderlands… Lisa Vanderpump will have a new reality show on E!… Director Chloe Zhao will direct a sci-fi western called Dracula… Lincoln Lawyer Series at Netflix to star Neve Campbell...Kate and Ally is getting a reboot on NBC Anne Hathaway to star in Apple series about WeWork… Nancy Drew spinoff series coming... Harry potter TV series coming.... HBO Max is ordering a series about Julia child… Cardi B will start in a movie called Assisted Living.
Summer 2020: Harriet the Spy coming as an animated series on Apple with the voices of Beanie Feldman and Jane Lynch....Sarah Cooper, who did a bang up job hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live, is getting her own Netflix Comedy special....Jessica Holscott named Head of Finance at Warner Brothers Media..... The Friends Reunion delayed again due to the pandemic.... A League of their Own series in the works for Amazon by Abbi Jacobsne and Will Graham...Nia DiCosta to direct Captain Marvel 2.... Alyssa Milano to team up again with Tony Danza for a Who's The Boss reboot.. hoping the prolific and very busy Judith Light will return as well...
November 2020: Judge Judge Sheindlin is starting a new court show.... Awkwafina and Sandra Oh are playing sisters in a new series by Gloria Sanchez... Nicole Kidman, hot off the success of The Undoing, will star in a new drama called Things I Know to be True...the wonderfully talented Mindy Kaling will star in and produce the film Good in Bed for HBO Max....Variety's New President is Michelle Sobrino-Stearns....New Company Orchid Pictures begun by Suzanne Mackie....Julia Verdin's Angie: Lost Girls to stream on December 18, about child trafficking....the busy director Ava Duvernay set to work on a new show about Native Americans on NBC...Scarlett Johansson to star in and produce a sci-fi- drama - and don't forget to watch her in Home Alone 3.....Legally Blonde 3 is coming, but you'll have to find out more about what Elle Woods is doing in 2022...Kristen Bell busy with new Netflix series The Woman in the House....Reese Witherspoon producing drama Where the Crawdads Sing......Kate Hudson to be in Season 2 of Apple's Truth Be Told....Patrisse Cullors, founder of Black Lives Matter, has signed a deal with Warner Brothers Television Group to produce a variety of programs for different platforms....Grease the Spinoff series going to Paramount Plus....Congrats to Nicole Brown for her new role as President of Sony's Tristar Pictures......Jennifer Lopez's Rom Com Marry Me pushed to May 2021 release...
Congrats to Nicole Brown for her new role as President of Sony's Tristar Pictures....Congrats to Erin Underhill for being named President of Unversal Television.... Congrats to Annie Howell for her new position at Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark) as Chief Communications Officer.... Congrats to the new showrunner of The Tonight Show, Jamie Granet-Bederman.
Leslie Jones to host 2020 Emmy nominations.... New Grease Prequel in the works... Hillary Clinton getting series Rodham at Hulu..... Yara Shahadi or Grownish signs deal with ABC Studios... Elisabeth Moss gets lead in new Apple show called Shining Girls... Sweet Magnolias renewed....Frieda Pinto, Constance Wu to star in Mr. Malcolm's List movie... A Call to Spy about three female spies with Radhike Apte, Sarah Megan Thomas, Stan Katic coming soon.
May 2020 - Sharon Hoffman becomes top Producer at Jimmy Kimmel Live..love the home edition BTW...Wendy Williams out for awhile due to health issues...Rest in Peace Lyne Shelton and thanks for your direction and mission...Good Girls renewed at NBC...A Little Late with Lilly Singh renewed at #NBC...Sofia Coppola on team for Custom of the Country on Apple...Queen Lattifah's new show Equalizer set for #CBS...April 2020- Amy Schumer do to new cooking show for the #FoodNetwork called #AmyLearnstoCook.... New #DoogieHouser in the works with a female lead on #DisneyPlus...
Febuary 2020- Viola Davis to play Michele Obama in new #Showtime series called #First Ladies...Julia McNamara to head CBS ALL ACCESS...Judith Light to get Variety Icon Award at Cannes Film Festival...Kelly Campbell promoted to President of #HULU... Bethenny Frankel to do business competition show on #HBO MAX called The Big Shot with Bethenny Frankel... Megan Fox to star in new movie Aurora... Jada Pinckett Smith's Red #RedTableTalk renewed until 2020... Days our our Lives gets another year renewal... Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to host 2020 GOlden Globe Awards.. Olivia Coleman to star in HBO show #Landscapers...#MarvelousMrsMaisel is getting a Season 4 on AmazonPrime. If you have not watched this yet, you're in for a treat.... Five females to direct major studio films: Wonder Woman 1984 with Patty Jenkins returning, Eternals by Chloe Zhao, Birds of Prey by Cathy Yan, Black Widow by Cate Shortland and Mulan by Niki Car...Helen Mirren to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Berlin Film Festival....Frozen 2 icing out competitors at the box office internationally as well...Holly Hunter to star in new #TinaFey comedy on #NBC.
Ellen DeGeneres that busy lady working on 4 new shows at HBOMax....Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins signs a TV deal at #netflix...Margot Robbie to star in new Comedy called Fool's Day...Sag Aftra new prez is Gabrielle Carteris....Disney Plus to have female superhero animated show called Ms. Marvel... Speaking of Ms and Marvel #TheMarvelousMrsMaisel new season starts December 6th...Disney Plus also doing a remake of Lizzie McGuire..New series based on the movie Serendipity, a fave with Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack over at #NBC... Drew Barrymore in talks for a talk show at #CBS..
Gossip Girl Spinoff coming to HBOMax....Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach writing new script for #Barbie starring Margot Robbie... Taika Waititi to direct next #Thor Movie with Natalie Portman as Thos... Demi Moore- remember her when she was on #GH?,, coming to #BraveNewWorld series on USA Network..
Mindy Kaling teams up with Netflix for series on her childhood...Lilly Singh to replace Carson Daly in Late Night.. Mad About You Revival picked up by Charter Spectrum...Ava DuVernay to create romance series at OWN...Kathy Lee Hoda to leave the Today Show…. Jane the Virgin gets a Spin Off at the CW….Sarah Jessica Parker’s #Divorce renewed for Season 3 at HBO…..Ms. America series on Fox to star Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafley….New Prince Documentary coming soon directed by #AvaDuvernay….An Acceptable Loss’ Tika Sumpter to Star in Trader on HBO….Emma Roberts to star in ice skating show on #Netflix….Margot Robbie to be Barbie in new movie….CBS appoints Laurie Rosenfeld as Chief People Officer at the network….#JulieRappaport to co-head movie division at Amazon…
Revival of Veronica Mars coming to Hulu….Nicole Clemens is new Prez at Paramount TV…Younger TV show moves to Paramount… Kelly Clarkson getting her own talk show….Bewitched is another series to get a reboot…#MurphyBrown not picked up for new shows, please give it some time…..#JenniferLopez to star in movie Hustlers…#JamieLeeCurtis to star in political thriller #AnAcceptableLoss in theaters January 2019…Jane Krakowski and Hailee Steinfeld star in Apple series about Emily Dickinson… Middle spinoff staring #EdenSher in the works at ABC, catch her in an episode of this season’s #Superstore….#KanaStatic to star in new movie Liberte about female spies in WW2, a film by #SarahMeganThomas….#AnnapurnaSrirum to star in new movie #CaseofBlue coming 2019….#Supergirl movie on the way….Jennifer Mullin is new head of FremantleMedia…Lots of good stuff coming from #ReeseWitherspoon on her #HelloSunshine Channel….