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15 Dec 2017

“The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair” to open inaugural Canneseries Festival

Epix’s forthcoming Patrick Dempsey-fronted thriller The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair will have its world premiere at the inaugural Canneseries TV event. The MGM-produced drama, which is based on Joël Dicker’s, is directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, who directed by Oscar winner Black and White in Color. The show will launch out of competition on 7 April 2018 following the French TV festival’s official competition ceremony before launching on the U.S cable network and French broadcaster TF1.

The 10-part drama, which is produced by The Handmaid’s Tale producer in association with Eagle Pictures and Barbary Films, stars New Girl’s Damon Wayans Jr, Snowden’s Ben Schnetzer, Let The Right One In’s Kristine Froseth and Designated Survivor’s Virginia Madsen. Masters Of Sex duo Lyn Greene and Richard Levine are writing.

The Hitchcockian psychological thriller has elements of horror and murder mystery and is set in Maine. It follows a literary icon, Harry Quebert, who finds himself indicted for murder after the body of a young girl is found on his property.

The show originated after Eagle Pictures chairman Tarak Ben Ammar partnered with Youth producer Fabio Conversi, who optioned the rights through Barbary Films. Canneseries will launch alongside MipTV and will feature 10 new series in a range of genres as well as a full programme of 200 screenings across the port city aimed at the public. The event, initiated by Cannes Mayor David Lisnard, is run by Artistic Director and former Apple iTunes exec Albin Lewi.

16 Oct 2017

Donate to Voices for Puerto Rico!!

Donate to Voices for Puerto Rico and get your Little Black.

Voices for Puerto Rico (Voces por Puerto Rico) is a nationwide grassroots humanitarian and nonpartisan initiative by Puerto Rican artists and influencers residing in the US to support rural and/or disconnected local communities affected in Puerto Rico by natural disasters and economic challenges.

Actor and Photographer Nick Holmes is donating all the proceeds from sales of his Little Black Book. It’s a collection of portraits of more than 90 beautiful women, many you’ll recognize, shot by him over the past few years. Order one. Order ten. Give it a gift. Whatever. All the profits go to #voicesforpuertorico or don’t buy one at all and just donate right to them. Let’s help however we can. Here’s the link to buy the book: http://www.blurb.com/b/8223619-little-black-book