The new season of Project Greenlight has new mentors, a new director, and many of the same problems—and that produces riveting, though occasionally frustrating, TV.
HBO Max is bringing back Project Greenlight and reinventing it with Issa Rae, who will be executive producer and mentor to a female director, whose movie will eventually air on HBO Max.
What’s happening with Starz’s The Chair and its second season? Starz CEO Chris Albrecht gave a brief update about the filmmaking competition.
There will not be a Project Greenlight season five on HBO, but Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are looking for a new home for it, perhaps Netflix or Amazon.
Shia LaBeouf, the actor who came to fame on Project Greenlight‘s second season, is in an elevator at Oxford for the next 24 hours, live streaming his conversations with two other performance artists and strangers. It’s a live feed that rivals Big Brother‘s, taking place in an enclosed space with not much going on—though the conversations I’ve heard so far …
It’s been more than a year since the first season of Starz’s The Chair ended, but a second season of the DGA-award-winning and TCA-award winning series is at least further along than it was one year ago. But there is some behind-the-scenes progress on season two.
The return of Project Greenlight to HBO has offered two critical opportunities to observe Hollywood at work. The first, and rightfully the most-attention getting, is Hollywood’s problem with diversity. The second has been the shift in reality television. Resurrected after original star Chris Moore brought back the format with a twist, Project Greenlight is one of the all-time great formats, a guaranteed …