Tag Archives: Reese Witherspoon

Film Surf Report: In 2020, Movie Heroes Will Be Super And Not All Will Be Wearing Capes (Unless Fur-Lined And/or Pink). It’s James Bond Vs Elle Woods!

Santa Monica, CA — In 2020, Super Heroes arrive in the guise of Elle Woods, James Bond and Hercule Poirot. For actors Reese Witherspoon, Daniel Craig, and Kenneth Branagh, these iconic characters are their super hero roles, only without the … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Black Panther Leads A Strong Lineup Of Films For 2018 (Stock Tip: Buy #Disney)

  Santa Monica, CA  — Just renewed my Passport and am ready to travel to Wakanda to hang with Black Panther (and to check on The Winter Soldier who is still frozen) before heading to France to catch up with … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Branding in the Age of Streaming When Social Media Engagement Has Never Been More Important (Part 4 of 4)

Santa Monica, CA – A recent headline in Variety proclaimed that 22 million adults will cut the cord and get rid of their cable television subscription by the end of 2017. That’s a lot of lost revenue at $100/month/household.  Add to … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: HBO Leads The Way In Branding in Premium Cable Where The Audience (But No Advertisers) Knows To Expect Quality

Santa Monica, CA — Know Your Brand. Cable Television has an easier time staking its claim than Broadcast or Streaming: It’s Not TV. It’s HBO! Premium Cable. HBO is the gold standard in subscription-based Television, still riding high with Quality Series, Original … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Praise Be! Hollywood Continues to Adapt Books, Graphic Novels and Podcasts

Santa Monica, CA — Oh, we never take the book, a high-profile literary agent told me recently in a meeting about shopping best-selling books and their prospective TV adaptations. This year, Hulu hit a creative home run (and marketing tool for … Continue reading

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Film/TV Surf Report: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Days Of Future Past

Santa Monica, CA —  When Entertainment Weekly published last week’s magazine featuring four of Hollywood’s most accomplished actresses/producers, I had a sense of Deja Vu. I felt like I had seen this cover before.  And, I had….30 years ago, on Life Magazine: … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report 2015: The Year In Review…

    Santa Monica, CA — The last week of 2015 is here, so let’s take a look back at the year’s Best & Worst, the Trends, the Lessons Learned in Film & TV and All Things Entertainment. Be Chill, Bro.  … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Actors Play Big Part of Buying Trend With Nets Relying Heavily On Scripts With Talent Attached

    Santa Monica, CA —  (Updated 19 March 2016) Buyers have been scooping up projects with Talent Attached. The list of Actors now producing/selling material is very long and growing longer by the day. Usually, there is a connection between Actor and … Continue reading

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