Aug 4 2020 - National Geographic has released the first featurette for the upcoming third installment of their award-winning anthology series Genius, providing us with a behind-the-scenes look at Cynthia Erivo’s portrayal of the legendary Aretha Franklin
Jan 15 2020 - Nat Geo is rounding out its cast for Genius: Aretha, the next installment of its popular anthology from Imagine Television and Fox 21 TV Studios that stars Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul.
Oct 3 2019 - Emmy- and Grammy-winning artist and actress Cynthia Erivo (Harriet, The Color Purple) has been tapped to star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of Nat Geo’s Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha, from Imagine Television, Fox 21 TV Studios and Nice Media Studios.
Aug 16 2019 - Internationally bestselling author Amy Ephron is turning her soon-to-be-released book, The Other Side of the Wall, into a live-action feature film. Ephron has teamed with Oscar-nominated Toy Story screenwriter Alec Sokolow to adapt the screenplay. Ephron and Sokolow will produce the pic with Nice Media Studios’ Sam Sokolow.
Mar 1 2019 - MGM Television is teaming with Emmy-nominated creator/showrunners Will Scheffer and Mark Olsen (HBO’s Big Love, Getting On) to adapt T.C. Boyle’s PEN/Faulkner Award winning, landmark immigration-themed novel The Tortilla Curtain as a premium series, from HertzbergMedia and Nice Media Studios.
Feb 11 2019 - The anthology series, which previously delved into the lives and works of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso, has put its Mary Shelley Plans on hold in favor of the late Queen of Soul thanks to Imagine Entertainment and Nice Media Studios
Feb 10 2019 - It’s official — the upcoming third season of National Geographic’s scripted anthology series Genius will be devoted to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who died in August at age 76. The announcement was made Sunday at TCA.