Donald Glover gets grounded on final season of 'Atlanta'
TV FX Atlanta FILE - Donald Glover arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, on March 27, 2022, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Glover had warned his fellow writers from the first day on the FX series “Atlanta” that it would get canceled for what they were going to attempt. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (Evan Agostini)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Donald Glover warned his fellow writers from the first day on “Atlanta” that the show would get canceled for what it was going to attempt. “Our show started kind of punk, like no one cares about a lot of stuff,” Glover said. The show has been criticized by some Black viewers, including those who claim it’s inauthentic about the Black experience, and Glover has been singled out for his depiction of Black female characters. “Maybe people won’t hate us so much this time.”A laughing Donald Glover added, “If the question is did we learn our lesson, the answer is no.”Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
‘Donald Glover Convinced Liam Neeson to Say He Still Got Beef with Black Ppl’: Liam Neeson Appears on ‘Atlanta’ and Addresses 2019 Racism Controversy, Fans React
Actor Liam Neeson is the latest celebrity to make an appearance on Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed series “Atlanta.” During the Thursday, May 5, episode, the […]news.yahoo.com
'Atlanta' to end with season 4; Donald Glover has no regrets
TV-Atlanta-Last Season This image released by FX shows Donald Glover in a scene from the second season of "Atlanta." (Guy D'Alema/FX via AP) (Guy D'Alema)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — There won’t be a long wait for the fourth season of FX’s “Atlanta,” but it will be its last. There was a big gap between season two, which concluded in May 2018, and this season because of scheduling conflicts that delayed production, FX said previously. “To be honest, I wanted to end it after season two,” he said during a Q&A with TV critics. The upcoming 10-episode season is set largely in Europe, with Earn, Alfred aka Paper Boi, Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and Van (Zazie Beetz) on tour.wftv.com
SXSW plots in-person film fest with 'Atlanta,' 'Lost City'
After the pandemic forced the South by Southwest Film Festival to turn virtual the last two years, the Austin, Texas, festival is plotting a largely in-person event this March that will feature the premieres of the third season of Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” the latest from Richard Linklater and the Sandra Bullock-Channing Tatum comedy “The Lost City.”.
Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
'The Lion King' sequel to be helmed by 'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins
A still from Disney's "The Lion King" featuring Nala (Beyonce Knowles) and Simba (Donald Glover). Disney has tapped Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins to direct a sequel to "The Lion King." "The Lion King" remake garnered more than $1.5 billion in sales at the global box office in 2019. While "The Lion King" had box office success, the film was highly criticized by reviewers and audiences. "The Lion King" strayed too far into the "uncanny valley" for some critics.cnbc.com
Virus delays filming of 2 seasons of 'Atlanta' until 2021
LOS ANGELES Earn and Paper Boi were last seen flying to Europe on "Atlanta, but they won't touch down until sometime next year. Glover and the other series' writers have completed the scripts for seasons three and four, with plans to tape them back to back. One season is to be shot primarily in Europe and the other in Atlanta. A lag time already was expected for the return of the Emmy-winning Atlanta, which last aired new episodes in May 2018. Earlier this year, Landgraf suggested season three would debut in January 2021, with season four likely to follow that fall.
Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods
Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Starring Jennifer Lopez And Shakira picked up four nominations, including outstanding variety special (live). It was not clear if Lopez and Shakira were specifically nominated, though past halftime singers, including Beyonc, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars, have earned Emmy nominations as performers. For their work on Watchmen, they scored a second Emmy nomination for outstanding music composition for a limited series, movie or special. They earned nominations as producers for outstanding documentary or nonfiction special and as writers for outstanding writing for a nonfiction program. Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, who composed music for the Michelle Obama documentary Becoming, picked up a nomination for outstanding music composition for a documentary series of special.
'Atlanta' renewed for another season by FX
Donald Glover's "Atlanta" has been renewed for another season at FX. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - "Atlanta" Season 4 is happening. FX is standing by its award-winning comedy with an order for an additional season, the network announced Tuesday. FX renewed the Donald Glover-created series for Season 3 back in June 2018. "Atlanta" has in two seasons picked up multiple award nominations and wins, including a Golden Globe for best TV comedy, a best comedy actor Emmy for Glover and a Peabody.