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Will ‘Power Book IV: Force’ Be Renewed for a Second Season?

Tommy is the new king of Chicago. And apparently also the Starz network. The Sunday, February 6th debut of Power Book IV: Force posted the biggest series premiere audience for any show in Starz history. Centered on the character of “Tommy Egan” from the original Power series, the third spinoff in the franchise had a first-night audience bigger than Showtime’s Dexter: New Blood and HBO’s...
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11
Feb
2022
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Here’s the Lineup for the 25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival

Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will present its 25th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF), from Friday, March 4 through Thursday, March 17. After a COVID-truncated 2020 festival and a scaled-down, virtual festival in 2021, CUEFF returns for its 25th year as a curated, two-week, in-person festival bringing the vibrant cultures of Europe to life through 19 new films from 20 EU member nations....
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11
Feb
2022
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Do You Need A Hug? Picture North, FCB Chicago, COX Team Up for Heartwarming Campaign

What does a hug mean? During the COVID-19 pandemic, the way people think about hugs has drastically changed. As lockdowns have come and gone, there has been a collective strain on relationships, forcing citizens across the globe to limit their connections with loved ones. Immigrants in the U.S. have been particularly affected by this separation. Even beyond travel restrictions, obstacles like financial burdens, work engagements,...
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11
Feb
2022
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Optimus Executive Producer Jonathan Desir Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

Justin Bieber, Iron Man, Chance the Rapper, Shaq, Family Feud… and so much more! It’s all right here today as Optimus Executive Producer Jonathan Desir answers Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it! SCREEN If you could be the host of any game show in television history, what would it be? JONATHAN: Family Feud. You get to meet celebs and see where America stands...
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9
Feb
2022
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Johannes Leonardo Chief Creative Officer Julia Neumann Named Chairperson of AMP Awards

Julia Neumann, Chief Creative Officer of the independent New York agency Johannes Leonardo, has been named as Chair of the 2022 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. Her appointment was announced by Georg Bissen of MetaTechnik, President of the AMP National Board and a member of its 2022 AMP Awards Committee. The deadline for entering is March 4. Full information and entry rules can be...
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Feb
2022
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Disney Channel Series ‘Saturdays’ Set to Film in Chicago This Spring

Disney Channel is bringing its latest family-friendly franchise to film in Chicago. The network recently granted a series order to Saturdays, a coming-of-age roller-skating comedy created by 17-year-old Black-ish star Marsai Martin and her Genius Entertainment and writer-executive producer Norman Vance Jr. (Roll Bounce, Girlfriends). Production is slated to begin in May for premiere on Disney Channel, and sources tell SCREEN this series will be...
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3
Feb
2022
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Jennifer Reeder’s ‘Night’s End’ to Release on Shudder March 31st [Exclusive Interview]

Jennifer Reeder’s next film is here. Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural announced the release for Jennifer Reeder’s latest thriller Night’s End is set for Thursday, March 31st. The feature is Chicago through and through, with a cast led by Academy Award Nominee Michael Shannon, Chicago Fire stars Daniel Kyri and Geno Walker, to award-winning Chicago screenwriter Brett Neveu,...
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Feb
2022
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Seasoned VFX Artist Matt Trudell Joins Cutters Studios’ Flavor as Motion Designer

The leaders from creative production studio Flavor and Cutters Studios are very proud to announce the addition of Matt Trudell to their global staff in the position of Motion Designer. The announcement was made by Flavor’s Executive Producer Neal Cohen and Executive Creative Director Brian McCauley. A New Jersey native, Trudell joins Flavor after more than two years of freelance success as a highly respected...
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Feb
2022
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‘Power Book IV: Force’ Star Phil Donlon Answers Five Questions with SCREEN

The highly anticipated Starz series Power Book IV: Force premieres Sunday, February 6th, and one of the stars of the show is here to tell us all about it. Force follows the popular character of “Tommy” from the original Power series, played by Chicagoan Joseph Sikora. But there’s another Chicago guy joining the cast of this new show, and that is Phil Donlon. Phil threw...
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