Tag: sundance

Deadline: College Rape Case Haunts ‘Birth of a Nation’ Star Nate Parker

As Nate Parker prepares for the wide release of his highly-anticipated breakout slave rebellion drama The Birth of a Nation, an old rape case brought against him 17 years ago while he was a student at Penn State could complicate Fox Searchlight’s ambitious plans for the film, which is already expected to be a major contender at next year’s Academy Awards.

Every Film Purchased at Sundance Last Year Flopped

The Sundance Film Festival begins this week and you know what that means: a coming onslaught of oppressive, non-stop coverage from the entertainment media about dozens of films no one will ever see … ever. Deadline published a fine illustration