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Future Power Rangers Sequels Will Reportedly Visit Different Eras Of The Show

Future Power Rangers Sequels Will Reportedly Visit Different Eras Of The Show
The last attempt at rebooting the Power Rangers for modern audiences didn’t go so well, with the 2019 update failing to juggle the tonal shifts required to balance a serious superhero origin story alongside the nostalgia aspect of a show that had peaked culturally over 25 years previously. That being said, Dean Israelite’s failed franchise-starter did much bigger numbers in toy sales than it did at the box office, and turning a profit made it virtually inevitable that the brand would be relaunched yet again.

Following the recent announcement of the latest 90s-set Power Rangers reboot, a lot of news has been trickling out from the long-running franchise. Original star David Yost wants to reunite the Mighty Morphin’ cast for a reunion show, while we’ve reported on plenty of casting rumors regarding the latest big screen project as well.

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VancouverFilm.Net - "Arcadia", "Kung Fu", "Omens"

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From VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for March 2020, including "Arcadia", "Kung Fu", "Omens" and a whole lot more:

Feature

10-31

Local Production Company: 10-31 Productions Canada Ltd.

Producer: Eli Roth, Roger Birnbaum, Raynor Shimabukuro, Jonathan DuBois

3/2/2020 - 4/8/2020

Arcadia

Local Production Company: Gramercy Film Productions Inc.

Producer: Cecil O'Connor, Pat Crowley

Director: Colin Trevorrow

2/24/2020 - 3/6/2020

Ellington

Local Production Company: Swan Song BC Productions Inc.

Director: Ben Cleary

5/11/2020 - 7/10/2020

Lou

Local Production Company: Big Indie Lou Canada Inc.

Producer: JJ Abrams, Jonathan Cohen

Director: Anna Foerster

5/11/2020 - 7/2/2020

Mixtape

Local Production Company: Gjln Film Productions Inc.

Producer: Gil Netter, Jim Wedaa

Director: Valerie Weiss

4/20/2020 - 6/5/2020

Umma

Local Production Company: Umma Productions BC Inc.

Producer: Matt Black, Jonathan Schwartz, Zainab Azizi

Director: Iris K. Shim

4/6/2020 - 5/26/2020

Untitled Graham King Project

Local Production Company: Cold Hut Production Ulc.

Producer: Nan Morales

Director: Nora Fingscheidt

2/3/2020 - 4/9/2020

New Media Feature

Bonfire

Local Production Company: No Clocks Productions Ltd.
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STXfilms & Tencent Going ‘Rogue’ With Filmmaker Dean Israelite

  • Deadline
STXfilms & Tencent Going ‘Rogue’ With Filmmaker Dean Israelite
Exclusive: Power Rangers filmmaker Dean Israelite has been hired to develop and direct the action thriller Rogue for STXfilms and Tencent, Deadline has learned.

The logline is being kept under wraps, but we’ve heard the project revolves around a CIA agent. The film is based on a pitch from writer T.J. Fixman (Past Midnight), with David Goyer and Keith Levine producing. Goyer’s Phantom Four has a first-look deal with Tencent, which is how the project originated. Drew Simon is overseeing the project at Stx along with Sam Brown.

Johannesburg, South Africa-born Israelite is best known for helming Saban/Lionsgate’s Power Rangers, which opened stateside to $40 milion domestic and grossed $142M WW. Israelite’s first big studio movie was Paramount/Platinum Dunes/MTV Films’ sci-fi title Project Almanac in 2015.

Israelite is an American Film Institute alum. As a student, he wrote and directed the short Acholiland, which was
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VancouverFilm.Net - "Arcadia", "Resident Alien", "The 100"

From VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for February 2020, including "Arcadia", "Resident Alien", "The 100" and a whole lot more:

Feature

Arcadia

Local Production Company: Gramercy Film Productions Inc.

Producer: Cecil O'Connor, Pat Crowley

Director: Colin Trevorrow

2/24/2020 - 3/6/2020

Untitled Graham King Project

Local Production Company: Cold Hut Production Ulc.

Producer: Nan Morales

Director: Nora Fingscheidt

2/3/2020 - 4/9/2020

New Media Feature

Cats And Dogs 3

Local Production Company: Cats And Dogs Productions Ltd.

Director: Sean McNamara

1/13/2020 - 2/7/2020

TV Series

A Million Little Things - Season 2

Local Production Company: Stage 49 Ltd.

Producer: Chris Smirnoff, Nina Lopez Corrado

Director: Nina Lopez Corrado, Rebecca Asher

6/19/2019 - 2/19/2020

Batwoman - Season 1

Local Production Company: Renraw Production Services Inc.

Producer: Jae Marchant

Director: Paul Wesley

7/4/2019 - 4/7/2020

Charmed - Season 2

Local Production Company: First Cut Productions Inc.

Producer: Lisa Towers, Joey Falco, Johanna Lee, Nicki Renna

Director: Stuart Gillard, Felix Alcala

7/24/2019 - 4/9/2020

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina - Season
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2020 DGA Awards winners: Full list of directors guild champs in film and TV

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2020 DGA Awards winners: Full list of directors guild champs in film and TV
When the winners of the 72nd Directors Guild of America ceremony were handed out Saturday, January 25, all eyes were on the feature film category. (Read our live blog here.) Would Sam Mendes (“1917”) continue his winning streak after claiming the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award? Would Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”), who tied Mendes with the critics, prevail with the directors guild? Or would Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”), Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) or Taika Waititi (“Jojo Rabbit”) triumph instead? Scroll down to see who won all of the film and TV categories at the 2020 DGA Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

SEEJanuary 25 is busiest day on 2020 Oscars calendar: DGA Awards plus cinematographers, sound mixers and Annies

DGA voters have a great track record with predicting what will ultimately win the Oscar for Best Director, including the past six in a
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DGA Awards TV nominations: Series categories delayed till Friday, ‘Fosse/Verdon’ leads limited/TV movie race

DGA Awards TV nominations: Series categories delayed till Friday, ‘Fosse/Verdon’ leads limited/TV movie race
The Directors Guild of America announced only a handful of nominations on the TV front on January 6, after a glitch in voting. Jill Soloway, who won in 2015 for helming “Transparent,” was left off the ballot for the series finale. So the guild is letting its members recast their votes in that category. The DGA will reveal the results of that on Friday, along with the nominees for drama series and specials. (The feature film nominations are still a go for Tuesday.)

Among Monday’s nominations, “Fosse/Verdon” led the way with three bids in the TV Movie or Limited Series race: Emmy nominees Thomas Kail and Jessica Yu are joined by Minki Spiro. Emmy champ Johan Renck (“Chernobyl”), Emmy nominee Ava DuVernay (“When They See Us”) and Vince Gilligan (“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”) round out the race.

See Over 100 interviews with 2020 Oscar contenders

Conspicuously absent from the documentary category
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Directors Guild’s TV Nominations Include ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ ‘When They See Us,’ ‘El Camino’

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Directors Guild’s TV Nominations Include ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ ‘When They See Us,’ ‘El Camino’
The Directors Guild of America has announced nominations in several television categories, including movies and limited series, and documentary categories for the 72nd annual Directors Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, Jan. 25.

The limited series nominees include three different episodes of “Fosse/Verdon,” as well as “When They See Us,” “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” and “Chernobyl.”

The commercial nominees include Ridley Scott for a Hennessy ad and Spike Jonze for commercials for Squarespace and Mekanism.

Also Read: Golden Globes Winners by the Numbers: HBO Tops Netflix With 4 Wins

In the documentary category, nominations went to the directors of “American Factory,” “The Cave,” “Maiden,” “Honeyland” and “One Child Nation.”

The nominees:

Movies For Television And Limited Series

Ava DuVERNAY, “When They See Us

Vince Gilligan, “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Thomas Kail, “Fosse/Verdon,” “Nowadays”

Johan Renck, “Chernobyl”

Minkie Spiro, “Fosse/Verdon,” “All I Care About Is Love”

Jessica Yu,
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VancouverFilm.Net - "Arcadia", "Bonzo", "Omens"

From VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for January 2020, including "Arcadia", "Bonzo", "Omens" and a whole lot more:

Feature

Arcadia

Local Production Company: Gramercy Film Productions Inc.

Producer: Cecil O'Connor

Director: Colin Trevorrow

2/24/2020 - 3/6/2020

Untitled Graham King Project

Local Production Company: Cold Hut Production Ulc.

Producer: Nan Morales, Graham King

Director: Nora Fingscheidt

2/3/2020 - 4/9/2020

When Time Got Louder

Local Production Company: Lucky Labs Pictures Inc.

Producer: Jason Bourque, Ken Frith, Connie Cocchia

Director: Connie Cocchia

1/9/2020 - 1/31/2020

New Media Feature

Cats And Dogs 3

Local Production Company: Cats And Dogs Productions Ltd.

Director: Sean McNamara

1/13/2020 - 2/7/2020

Christmas Chronicles 2

Local Production Company: Maple Syrup Productions Ulc.

Producer: Mark Radcliffe, Michael Barnathan, Chris Columbus

Director: Chris Columbus

10/21/2019 - 2/1/2020

Every Breath You Take

Local Production Company: Ebyt Productions Inc.

Producer: Kevin Leeson

Director: Vaughn Stein

12/5/2019 - 1/21/2020

TV Series

A Million Little Things - Season 2

Local Production Company: Stage 49 Ltd.

Producer: Chris Smirnoff

Director: Daisy Von Scherler Mayer,
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Power Rangers Movie Reboot In The Works

Shamus Kelley Dec 13, 2019

The new Power Rangers film will discard the 2017 movie and offer a fresh new take that involves time travel!

The Power Rangers are being rebooted once more. Completly seperate from the previous 2017 film, this new film will be made by Paramount Pictures who's tapped The End of the F---ing World creator Jonathan Entwistle to take on the beloved franchise. Entwistle is in early negotiations to direct the film which is, of course, based on the Power Rangers TV series that launched in the 90's. Source: THR

The series has had several films, the first in 1995, but more recently the franchise was rebooted on the big screen in 2017 by Lionsgate and directed by Dean Israelite. That film failed to meet expectations, only grossing $142 million on a budget of around $100 million and the many planned sequels have failed to materialize. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount hopes that the
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New ‘Power Rangers’ Reboot Coming from ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Director

In 2017, Dean Israelite directed a feature film reboot of the Power Rangers franchise, that lovably corny 1990s teen action show Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers made from combining a Japanese kaiju show's aesthetics (and literal footage) with American high school shenanigans and drama. I was a huge fan of the show growing up and saw the new film with cautious anticipation. And friends -- it was real bad. Precisely one scene is good -- when the newfound Rangers "fight" each other over a Krispy Kreme donut. Everything else is drenched with pretentiously bombastic "darkness" and "edginess" and "unintelligibly shot action." But …
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The End of the F---ing World creator in talks to direct Power Rangers reboot

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After the lackluster performance of Dean Israelite's Power Rangers at the box-office in 2017, plans for multiple sequels were scrapped and the franchise (along with other Saban brands) was sold to Hasbro in a multi-million dollar deal, but according to THR, the Power Rangers are set to get the reboot treatment once again. [Seemore] This time around, it will be Jonathan Entwistle who…
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VancouverFilm.Net - "The Now", "Batwoman", "Resident Alien"

From VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for December 2019, including "The Now", "Batwoman", "Resident Alien" and a whole lot more:

Feature Film

Arcadia

Local Production Company: Gramercy Film productions Inc.

Feb 24/20 - Mar 06/20

Grackle Bird

Local Production Company: Grackle Bird Productions Ltd.

Director: Robert Schwentke

Producer: Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Erik Howsam

Oct 15/19 - Dec 06/19

Untitled Graham King Project

Local Production Company: Cold Hut Production Ulc.

Director: Nora Fingscheidt

Producer: Nan Morales, Graham King

Feb 03/20 - Apr 09/20

New Media Feature

Cats And Dogs 3

Local Production Company: Cats And Dogs Productions Ltd.

Director: Sean McNamara

Jan 13/20 - Feb 20/20

Christmas Chronicles 2

Local Production Company: Maple Syrup Productions Ulc.

Director: Chris Columbus

Producer: Mark Radclliffe

Oct 21/19 - Feb 01/20

Every Breath You Take

Local Production Company: Ebyt Productions Inc.

Director: Vaughn Stein

Producer: Kevin Leeson

Dec 05/19 - Jan 21/20

TV Movie

Blueprint To The Heart

Local Production Company: Rop Productions Inc.

Director: Jason
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‘Are You Afraid Of The Dark?’ Reboot Scores Solidly For Nickelodeon In Its Three-Part Run

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Nickelodeon is celebrating Halloween by shedding some light on the success of its three-part reboot of Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

The reimagined anthology of Are You Afraid of the Dark? ran as a brand-new limited series through three hour-long episodes that premiered on Oct. 11, 18 and 25. The series introduced an entirely new Midnight Society group of kids, who tell a terrifying tale about the Carnival of Doom, only to have the events of the story come to life.

All three parts of Are You Afraid of the Dark? ranked as the most co-viewed show on broadcast and TV each week, with 33% of Adults 18-49 watching with a Kid 6-11. It was the number-one live-action series on cable TV in all kids’ demos. And with an industry standard of shows targeting 6-11-year-olds experiencing roughly 20% lifts in L3 time shifted ratings compared to Live Same Day,
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? Loses Its Scares When It Makes the Story Real

Natalie Zutter Oct 30, 2019

Submitted for the approval of The Midnight Society: an Are You Afraid of the Dark? reboot that blurs reality and fiction.

The following contains light spoilers for Are You Afraid of the Dark?.

“We’re called The Midnight Society. Separately, we’re very different. We like different things; we go to different schools; and we have different friends. But one thing draws us together: the dark.” This is how a group of teens introduce themselves in the first episode of Nickelodeon’s horror anthology series Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 1990. “Each week we gather around this fire to share our fears, and our strange and scary tales. It’s what got us together, and it’s what keeps bringing us back. This is a warning to all who join us: You’re going to leave the comfort of the light and step into the world of the supernatural.
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Nickelodeon’s ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Creators on the Balance Between Scary and Kid-Friendly (Video)

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A whole new generation of kids are currently being scared by “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” as Nickelodeon’s reboot series airs its third and final terrifying episode on Friday, Oct. 25.

Following in the footsteps of the original ’90s cult series, the 2019 iteration of the horror anthology revolves around a group of young teens dubbed the Midnight Society who tell scary stories around a campfire.

But when new member, Rachel, recounts a story about the Carnival of Doom and Mr. Tophat, the group all wake up the next day to discover that the Carnival of Doom has come to life.

Also Read: Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for 'America's Most Musical Family,' Hits High Notes With First-Look Trailer (Exclusive Video)

TheWrap recently caught up with series stars Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Lyliana Wray, along with creator/executive producer BenDavid Grabinski and executive producer Matt
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Artists First Names E. Brian Dobbins & David Gardner Co-Presidents

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Artists First veterans and partners E. Brian Dobbins and David Gardner have been named Co-Presidents of the management/production company. Peter Principato, who had served as President and CEO since Principate-Young rebranded itself as Artists First in 2018, will remain CEO.

“Brian and David have continually shown their dedication to this company, its culture, and leadership, and I am happy to have their wisdom in helping lead Artists First into the future,” Principato said. “We are committed to growing our organization intelligently and providing clients with the best overall experience and opportunities. On behalf of the partners, we are excited to appoint them as Co-Presidents.”

Dobbins has been with Artists First since its inception as Principato-Young 19 years ago. His impressive client list includes Anthony Anderson, Kenya Barris, Tracee Ellis Ross, Niecy Nash, Jon M Chu, Tracey Oliver, Romany Malco, Andre Braugher, Nat Faxon as well as Henry Simmons, whom he co-managers with Garnder.
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Are You Afarid Of The Dark? Clip Features a Carnival of Nightmares and Details on Horror References in The Series

We’ve got a new clip from Nickelodeon’s reboot of the horror series, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, and it features a group of teens, who make up the Midnight Society, being terrorized at a carnival of nightmares. This limited series actually looks like it’ll be a lot of fun to watch.

Are You Afraid of the Dark? will consist of three hour-long episodes that will introduce a new Midnight Society. This group of young teens that make up the Midnight Society will “tell a terrifying tale about the Carnival of Doom, and its evil ringmaster Mr. Top Hat, only to witness the shocking story come frightfully to life.”

Are You Afraid of the Dark? writer BenDavid Grabinski also talked with Bloody-Disgusting about the series, and opened up about the kind of horror references that the series will be loaded with:

“It’s all very, very deeply
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Watch the First Episode of Nickelodeon’s New Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Online for Free

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"Submitted for the approval of The Midnight Society..." If those words send a nostalgic chill down your spine, then you're likely dying to watch Nickelodeon's limited series resurrection of Are You Afraid of the Dark? Thankfully, the wait is now over, as you can watch the first episode in its eerie entirety online for free.

The first episode of the new Are You Afraid of the Dark? limited series has been uploaded on the official NickRewind channel, and you can watch it below before the other two episodes premiere on October 18th and 25th, respectively.

The horror springboard for a generation of genre fans who grew up in the ’90s, Are You Afraid of the Dark? originally aired on Nickelodeon from 1992–1996 (after premiering in Canada in 1990) before being revived for new episodes in 1999–2000.

Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on the return of Are You Afraid of the Dark?
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Beyond Fest to Host Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Premiere & Panel

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The Midnight Society returns later this month with the Are You Afraid of the Dark? three-part limited series premiering on Hulu, but those living in the La area can catch an early screening and panel thanks to Beyond Fest and Nickelodeon:

Beyond Fest, the highest-attended genre film festival in the Us, is excited to announce the premiere event of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? The three-part limited series event sees the return of the Midnight Society, with Beyond Fest bowing the first two episodes on Monday, Oct. 7. Courtesy of Nickelodeon, the special screening is an all-ages, family-friendly event built specifically for fans young and old and free to all guests with tickets obtained via RSVP.

Following the screening will be a special Are You Afraid of the Dark? panel with stars Lyliana Wray, Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech and Jeremy Ray Taylor, Ace Entertainment’s Spencer Berman,
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Nick’s ‘Are You Afraid Of The Dark?’ Reboot To Premiere At Beyond Fest

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Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark?, the upcoming three-part limited series reimagined from the 1990s cult hit that fashioned horror stores from kids’ points of view, will have its world premiere screenings at Los Angeles’ Beyond Fest ahead of its October 11 debut on the Viacom-owned network.

Beyond Fest will screen the first two episodes October 7 at an all-ages event at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, with a panel to follow featuring castmembers Lyliana Wray, Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech and Jeremy Ray Taylor and executive producers Spencer Berman of Ace Entertainment, writer BenDavid Grabinski and director Dean Israelite. That discussion will be followed by a 35mm screening of the ’80s cult pic The Gate.

Are You Afraid of the Dark? will follow members of an entirely new Midnight Society, who tell a terrifying tale of the Carnival of Doom and its evil ringmaster Mr. Tophat (Rafael Casal
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