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[11/04/19 - 12:16 PM]
Academy Award Winner Sandra Bullock to Star in Untitled Project Directed by Nora Fingscheidt for Netflix
Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past.

[via press release from Netflix]

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER SANDRA BULLOCK TO STAR IN UNTITLED PROJECT DIRECTED BY NORA FINGSCHEIDT FOR NETFLIX

Director: Nora Fingscheidt (Systemsprenger/ System Crasher)

Fingscheidt made her directorial debut with her film Systemsprenger which premiered at the 2019 International Berlin Film Festival where she won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Award for new perspectives in cinema. Since then, the film has won 24 international awards and was selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards.

Writer: Academy Award Winner Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation) adapted from the BAFTA Award-nominated 3-part British mini-series Unforgiven.

Cast: Academy Award Winner Sandra Bullock

Bullock's latest feature Bird Box remains one of Netflix's top performing films and was watched by over 80 million accounts in its first four weeks.

Producers: Academy Award Winner Graham King for GK Films, Bullock for Fortis Films and Veronica Ferres for Construction Film.

Executive Producers: Nan Morales, Nicola Shindler, Sally Wainwright and Colin Vaines

Logline: Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past. Facing severe judgment from the place she once called home, her only hope for redemption is finding the estranged younger sister she was forced to leave behind.

About GK Films

GK Films is one of the foremost creative forces in both major motion pictures and independent features. Helmed by Academy Award-winning producer, Graham King, the company has produced and executive produced more than 45 films, grossing over $1.7 billion at the domestic box office and over $4.5 billion worldwide. Heralded by critics and film groups, GK Films' projects have been nominated for 66 Academy Awards, 40 Golden Globe Awards and 59 British Academy Film Awards, among other accolades. The company most recently produced the four-time Academy Award-winning global phenomenon BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, which starred Rami Malek as the iconic Freddie Mercury and holds the title of the highest grossing musical biopic of all time. Previous GK Films projects include WORLD WAR Z, ARGO, HUGO, RANGO, THE TOWN and TOMB RAIDER. Additionally, King won a Best Picture Academy Award as a producer on Martin Scorsese's 2006 crime drama, THE DEPARTED. King's past film credits also include TRAFFIC, THE AVIATOR, GANGS OF NEW YORK, ALI and BLOOD DIAMOND.

About Construction Film

Veronica Ferres and Frank Buchs are the heads of Construction Film, a production company having specialized in more than 10 international co-productions. By way of example, in 2015, it produced Werner Herzog's SALT and FIRE. In 2019, Construction Film was a producer of Nicholas Jarecki's DREAMLAND about the American opioid crisis starring Gary Oldman, Luke Evans, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly and Veronica Ferres, as well as LOVE, WEDDINGS & OTHER DISASTERS directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Diane Keaton, Jeremy Irons, Maggie Grace and Ms. Ferres. The company is currently in pre-production on a remake of THE CAKEMAKER with Academy Award nominated director Charles Shyer.





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[11/18/19 - 12:58 PM]
CNBC Prime Reveals Winter Premiere Line-Up for All-New & Returning Originals
Newcomers "Five Day Biz Fix" and "Listing Impossible" will be joined by season two of "The Deed: Chicago."

[11/18/19 - 12:05 PM]
"The Kelly Clarkson Show" Earns Early Renewal from NBCUniversal
The series is bringing in bigger ratings than any other newcomer in daytime and had the strongest start to any new first-run strip in seven years with an average of 1.9 million viewers per episode.

[11/18/19 - 10:35 AM]
Elite Cake Artists and Pop Culture Collide in High-Stakes Competition Series "Food Network Challenge" Hosted by Ian Ziering
The six-episode season kicks off on Monday, December 23 with a celebration of the beloved holiday classic "A Christmas Story," complete with over-the-top edible recreations of the iconic film's most memorable moments.

[11/18/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Hulu Original Series "Marvel's Runaways" Season 3 Official Trailer and Key Art for Final Season
After evading corrupt parents, battling powerful aliens and coming face-to-face with the world's most powerful sorceress, the conclusion to this epic saga will leave no stone unturned.

[11/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Celebrates the Holidays with Series Premiere of "Top Elf," Friday, Nov. 29, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
In the series, Santa (Tommy Snider) and Ms. Jingles (Samantha Turret) invite seven civilian "Elf-testants" to the North Pole to test their skills in a series of holiday-themed challenges.

[11/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
Discovery to Follow Explorer Colin O'Brady and His Crew on Epic Expedition Through Drake Passage, Beginning This December
Discovery will be documenting the entire voyage - capturing live footage and sharing it in real-time across all platforms for viewers around the world to tune-in and share in the adventure as it unfolds.

[11/18/19 - 09:46 AM]
The Three Highest Money Winners in "Jeopardy!" History Are Coming to ABC in a Prime-Time Competition Hosted by Alex Trebek
"Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" premieres Tuesday, January 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[11/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Comedy Pilot "Big Deal" Starring and Executive Produced by Emmy(R) Nominee Vanessa Bayer
The project is a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a QVC host.

[11/18/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Stays on Top for NBC
The Peacock holds onto top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/18/19 - 08:10 AM]
Video: "The Expanse" Season 4 Official Trailer and New Poster Art Available Now
Plus: Kevin Smith recaps 30 hours of action-packed TV so you can jump right into Season 4 when it's released on Amazon Prime Video December 13.

[11/18/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Pop TV Releases Artwork and Video for Final Season of "Schitt's Creek"
Pop TV also recently announced "Visit Schitt's Creek," a free, immersive pop-up that offered free reservations, which were all claimed within minutes.

[11/18/19 - 07:11 AM]
Bravo Announces New and Returning Series at BravoCon 2019
Newly on tap are "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" and "Basically Stassi."

[11/18/19 - 07:00 AM]
"Idol" Favorites Get Second Chance at Superstardom During "2019 American Music Awards"
As a part of the upcoming contest, three fan-favorite artists from past seasons of ABC's "American Idol" will sing their hearts out in a recorded audition piece from Los Angeles' iconic Whiskey a Go Go.

[11/18/19 - 06:01 AM]
Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World and Post Malone Featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Watt to Debut World Television Premiere Collaborations at the "2019 American Music Awards" Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
They join previously announced performers Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Kesha featuring Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain.

[11/17/19 - 09:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet's weekly franchise tops both total viewers and adults 18-49.