The Last 5 Years is a musical about the life and death of a relationship between Cathy Hiatt (Anna Kendrick) and Jamie Wellerstein – she, a struggling actor; he, an aspiring novelist. She looks at the highs and lows of the last five years; he tells the story straightforwardly from beginning to end.
Based on the Tony Award-winning musical by Jason Robert Brown, The Last 5 Years is adapted for film by Richard LaGravanese – and will be in theaters February 13, 2015. Check out the new trailer following the jump.
The protagonist of WE tv’s first scripted drama, The Divide, Christina Rosa, a caseworker with the Innocence Initiative is convinced that a man on death row is innocent. Terry Kucik and Jared Bankowski was convicted of the brutal murder of an affluent black family – but the man who successfully prosecuted them has everything to lose if she succeeds in exonerating them.
The Divide, from the writer of Behind the Candelabra, Richard LaGravanese, and the actor/director Tony Godlwy, of Scandal fame, is ‘an exploration of personal cost of morality, ambition, ethics, politics, and race in today’s justice system’ – with a sterling cast that includes Marin Ireland, Damon Gupton, Nia Long, Paul Schneider, Clark Peters and Joe Anderson. The eight-episode series debuts with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, July 16th (9/8C), then moves to its regular 10/9C timeslot on July 23rd. For a more detailed looks at the series, follow the jump.