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Barry Jenkins, John Turturro headline 2022 NFF award-winners

(May 19, 2022) Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins will receive the Nantucket Film Festival’s 2022 Screenwriter’s Tribute Award, and Emmy winner John Turturro the Compass Rose Award for Career Achievement when the festival returns to the island June 22-27. “It is with great honor that the Nantucket Film...
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Nantucket Film Festival to Honor Barry Jenkins, John Turturro, Ramin Bahrani and Cooper Raiff (Exclusive)

The 2022 Nantucket Film Festival is set to honor Barry Jenkins, John Turturro, Ramin Bahrani and Cooper Raiff during its 27th edition, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Jenkins, who recently co-wrote and directed all 10 episodes of The Underground Railroad, will receive the Screenwriters Tribute Award. An Oscar winner for Moonlight, Jenkins is set to direct a follow-up to The Lion King for Disney and an Alvin Ailey biopic for Searchlight Pictures.More from The Hollywood Reporter'True Detective' Season 4 in the Works at HBO With Barry Jenkins'The Batman' Star John Turturro Shares Fascinating Opinion on Movie's TwistApple TV+'s 'Severance': TV Review John...
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Nantucket Film Festival to honor Oscar winner Barry Jenkins, John Turturro, Ramin Bahrani

NANTUCKET — Oscar winner Barry Jenkins will be honored for his screenwriting at next month’s Nantucket Film Festival, which will also have Ben Stiller present actor/writer/director John Turturro a career achievement award for Turturro’s many movies. The 27th annual festival, taking place June 22-27, will also pay tribute to Oscar nominee Ramin Bahrani (“The White Tiger,” “Chop Shop,” “2nd Chance” screening at the festival) with a documentary storytelling award, according to an announcement released Thursday. Cooper Raiff will...
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‘True Detective’ Season 4 In Development At HBO With Barry Jenkins

A brand new season of HBO‘s True Detective is currently in development — without its creator Nic Pizzolatto at the helm. Award-winning Mexican producer Issa Lopez (Tigers Are Not Afraid, Secondary Effects) has been tapped to pen a script for Season 4 which has been dubbed True Detective: Night Country. Barry Jenkins is attached to exec produce the anthology, the pilot for which will be directed and exec produced by Lopez should the network move forward with filming once a deal has been formalized.
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True Detective season 4 in the works from Barry Jenkins

True Detective season 4 is in development at HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk director Barry Jenkins is currently on board as executive producer, while Mexican filmmaker Issa López is penning the script for the new installment, as well as executive producing, and would direct the pilot if the season moves forward.
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Barry Jenkins Talks Channeling Truth & Humanity To Share “Version Of Reality That Can’t Be Denied” Upon Receiving WGA Honorary Award

Click here to read the full article. For The Underground Railroad creator and director Barry Jenkins, the WGA honorary Paul Selvin Award served as an “affirmation to to keep working the way I am.” On Sunday during the 74th annual WGA Awards, which were virtual once again, the Moonlight helmer reflected on truth and reality of the human experience. The Underground Railroad, which was nominated for best Adapted Long Form at the WGA Awards, provides an unflinching look at slavery and brings Colson Whitehead’s novel of the same name to a wider audience.  Upon receiving the award from Colman Domingo, Jenkins also recited a...
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‘True Detective’ Is Officially Coming Back Without Creator Nic Pizzolatto But With Barry Jenkins

True Detective, the beloved but bumpy HBO show that may be more famous for the duo memes it’s long inspired, debuted eight years ago, but that doesn’t mean it’s been prolific. There have only been three seasons, each one offering another hot shot pair of big name actors. Lately there’s been talk of a fourth go, though without creator Nic Pizzolatto returning. And now that’s more or less what’s happening.
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True Detective: Night Country in Development, Barry Jenkins Attached

The fourth season of HBO’s hit anthology series True Detective is in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The report mentions that a new season is being developed, but without creator Nic Pizzolatto at the helm of it. Issa Lopez (Tigers Are Not Afraid, Secondary Effects) is set to write a script for the new season, and would also direct the pilot of what is tentatively titled True Detective: Night Country. It was also noted that Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) was attached to the series as an executive producer.
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‘True Detective’ Season 4 in the Works at HBO From Issa López, Barry Jenkins

Click here to read the full article. A fourth season of “True Detective” is officially in development at HBO, Variety has learned from sources. The new season is currently titled “True Detective: Night Country.” The plot is largely being kept under wraps, but sources say that it would take place in the Arctic, where night can last more than 24 hours. It is also believed that the season would feature two female leads. No casting is confirmed at this time. Issa López is attached to serve as writer and executive producer on the new season in addition to directing the pilot. Barry Jenkins,...
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‘True Detective’ Season 4 Set at HBO with Executive Producer Barry Jenkins

Click here to read the full article. More “True Detective” is in the works at HBO — and even as the series shakes up its creative team, the property continues to attract Hollywood’s top talent. According to a new report in Variety, “Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins has signed on to executive-produce Season 4 of the crime anthology, currently subtitled “True Detective: Night Country.” While there are no official plot details, and the series has not been formally picked up yet, the story will reportedly take place in the Arctic, where it can be dark for 24 hours a day. “Night Country” will...
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‘True Detective’ Season 4 in the Works With Barry Jenkins Producing

Click here to read the full article. A fourth season of True Detective is in the works at HBO, with Barry Jenkins set to produce the latest installment of the beloved, Emmy-nominated anthology series. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tigers Are Not Afraid filmmaker Issa López has been tapped to write and direct the first episode of Season 4, dubbed True Detective: Night Country. While plot details haven’t been revealed, the fourth season will reportedly take place in the Arctic, during a period when nighttime can last the entire day. No casting decisions have been made yet, but its expected the new...
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‘True Detective: Night Country’: Barry Jenkins, Issa López to Develop Fourth Installment in ‘True Detective’ Franchise

HBO has enlisted Issa López and Barry Jenkins to spearhead a fourth iteration of True Detective, tentatively titled True Detective: Night Country. Deadline reports that the project is in development, a month after HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys told them, “There’s something in the True Detective area, there’s things we’re feeling good about. I would say stay tuned on that one.” Created and executive produced by Nic Pizzolatto, True Detective was initially planned as a limited series. It ran from 2014 to 2019.
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True Detective: Night Country is officially in the works at HBO with Barry Jenkins

The Moonlight Oscar winner is teaming with Tigers Are Not Afraid director Issa López on a potential fourth season of True Detective, which will be dubbed "Night Country." López would pen the script and Jenkins would serve as executive producer and director of the pilot. True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto, who parted ways with HBO in 2020, "will also likely be credited as an exec producer though he is not expected to formally involved in a fourth season," according to The Hollywood Reporter. True Detective premiered to a critically acclaim in 2014, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. It returned for a critically derided Season 2 in 2015, led by Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Kelly Reilly and Vince Vaughn. It returned to critical acclaim for Season 3 in 2019 with Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff.
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