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Ike Holter Developing Limited Series About Chicago’s First Black Mayor Harold Washington For Wayfarer Studios

EXCLUSIVE: Chicago’s first Black mayor Harold Washington, an influential figure to politicians including President Barack Obama, is getting the TV treatment. Ike Holter, a writer on FX’s Fosse/Verdon, is penning a limited series about Washington for Wayfarer Studios, the production company founded by Jane The Virgin star Justin Baldoni and billionaire Paylocity founder Steve Sarowitz. The untitled series is based on Gary Rivlin’s book Fire on the Prairie, which was published in 1992. It will tell the story of Washington, who toppled political corruption and empowered an entire community of Black
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Wayfarer Studios Names Labid Aziz As COO And CFO

EXCLUSIVE: Labid Aziz has joined Wayfarer Studios as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer based in the Los Angeles office. The former Starzione executive is charged with the operational and financial health of the newly established company including development and oversight of corporate strategy, governance and
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Reign Edwards, Charlie Gillespie Starring in Wayfarer Studios Drama ‘Love You Anyway’ (Exclusive)

First-time director Anna Matz is helming the feature that went into production this week. Rising actors Reign Edwards and Charlie Gillespie are starring in Love You Anyway, a drama being made by Wayfarer Studios and first-time director Anna Matz. The project is part of
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The Touching Way Zach Sobiech’s Family Made Sure a Part of Him Lives on in ‘Clouds’ (Exclusive)

The team behind Clouds — Disney+’s upcoming film about Zach Sobiech, an aspiring musician who was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer his senior year of high school — didn’t just want to make a movie about his life. They wanted to capture his essence
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Disney+’s ‘Clouds’ Hits Home In More Ways Than One

Over the past year, Disney+ has brought Hamilton into our living rooms and “Baby Yoda” into our vocabulary, but the video streaming giant’s latest original movie is the one that’s ready to capture our hearts. Clouds is the true story of Zach Sobiech (played by bright newcomer Fin Argus),
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Clouds Entertainment Tonight (Syndicated)

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OneRepublic Shares ‘Wild Life,’ Lead Single From Disney+ Film ‘Clouds’

Today, OneRepublic shared their new single “Wild Life,” which will appear on the soundtrack for the upcoming Disney+ original movie Clouds, directed by Justin Baldoni and Wayfarer Studios. The soundtrack is due out on October 16th and will also include music by Renforshort and
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