Fresh News 1/28/21

Posted by on January 28, 2021

Check our fresh news from 1/28/21!

 Cara Delevingne, Eva Longoria, Jacqueline Fernandez, Marcia Gay Harden, Catherine Hardwicke & More To Tell ‘Women’s Stories’


Courtesy of Deadline

An all-female cast and an all-female directing crew will be creating a film comprising six segments that will range from drama to comedy, docu-drama to animation. Cara Delevingne, Eva Longoria, Jacqueline Fernandez, Marcia Gay Harden, Catherine Hardwicke will be the stars of this film. The president of We Do It Together, an organization producing this film, Chiara Tilesi states, “  our mission is to enhance and change the image of women in films and media, from object to subject. We are dedicated to telling stories of women, both in front of and behind the camera. That’s why Women Stories is so important to us – we have brought together female directors, from all over the world, who collaborate and share personal stories from their own point of view.” 

Click here to read more about who is taking part in this film. 

Mauricio Katz & Pedro Peirano Ink With Range Media Partners


Courtesy of Deadline

The successful duo Mauricio Katz and Pedro Perano have now been signed with Range Media Partners. The have been known for their incredible Latin American projects over the years. Together they created Nino Santo, a popular series in Mexico that came to be adapted by A&E Network. Click here to learn more.

Robert Rodriguez Rebooting ‘Spy Kids’ Franchise at Skydance Media

‘Spy Kids’ is making a comeback to the big screens as Skydance Media will be optioning the rights to their franchise to re-explore the world with a multicultural family of super secret agents. Robert Rodriguez will be returning as the writer and director of this series. Skydance will be the lead studio overtaking this production. Click here for more information.

Apple Finally Puts a Hispanic on its Board

Courtesy of AL DÍA

Apple has just announced the appointment of its first Hispanic board member, Monica Lozano. Prior to the appointment, Apple had never featured Hispanics on their board. Lozano is the chief executive officer of College Futures Foundation. With over 30 years of experience in journalism, Lozano is sure to make a positive impact. Read more about Lozano’s appointment and other career highlights here

Sony Pictures TV’s Gemstone Studios Selects Jenny Schuster’s ‘Dirty Thirties’ As Rising Storytellers Search Winner

Courtesy of Deadline

Jenny Schuster’s dramedy Dirty Thirties is the winner of Sony Pictures Television’s Gemstone Studios and Ideas United’s inaugural Rising Storytellers Search. Schuster is awarded a package which includes a development deal with Gemstone Studios, camera equipment, access to Sony DMPC technical virtual training, and a subscription to Celtx Video Production Software. Dirty Thirties will also be presented to buyers in February. Read more about Schuster’s project and story here.

Cannes Film Festival Delays Until July

Courtesy of Deadline

Due to the global pandemic, Cannes Film Festival has announced that it will be delaying the events from its May dates and now running July 6-17. The events of the festival will take place most likely in a reduced form, with preventative health measures and virtual components. To read more about the Cannes Film Festival and how COVID is affecting the events read here.