Month: September 2017

Oriental DreamWorks Promotes Peilin Chou to Chief Creative Officer

By Gregg Kilday September 26, 2017 Peilin Chou has been promoted to chief creative officer at Oriental DreamWorks, where she previously served as head of creative. In her new role at the animation studio, Chou will be responsible for its overall creative direction while overseeing all of its animated feature films, including the previously announced Everest, which will …

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Oriental DreamWorks Names Peilin Chou As CCO; Designs Robust Animation Slate

By Nancy Tartaglione September 26, 2017 Oriental DreamWorks has appointed industry veteran Peilin Chou as its Chief Creative Officer, and unveiled a slate of key development projects at the Shanghai-based studio. They include animated features from such talent as Master Of None‘s Alan Yang, Sex And The City writer Jenny Bicks, Toy Story 2‘s Rita Hsiao and Audrey Wells who …

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Elizabeth Banks Joins Gang For ‘The Happytime Murders’

By Patrick Hipes September 13, 2017 Elizabeth Banks has been set to join Melissa McCarthy and Maya Rudolph in The Happytime Murders, the puppet-filled comedy from STXfilms. Brian Henson is directing the pic, which began shooting this week in Los Angeles. The script from Todd Berger, Dee Robertson, Erich & Jon Hoeber and McCarthy is set in the L.A. underbelly where …

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AMC Developing Series Based On Black Lives Matter Book ‘They Can’t Kill Us All’

By Nellie Andreeva September 11, 2017 AMC has put in development a drama based on Wesley Lowery’s bestselling nonfiction book They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice. It comes from Brad Weston’s Makeready and writer LaToya Morgan (Into the Badlands, Turn: Washington’s Spies). Published in 2016 by Little, Brown & Company, the book was …

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