In today’s film news roundup, Netflix has set a 2018 launch for “Seeing Allred,” the Palm Springs Film Festival will honor Holly Hunter
, “Taste for Blood” gets a director, and Legendary sets up a ghost story.
Netflix will launch the Gloria Allred
documentary “Seeing Allred” on its global streaming network after its world premiere in competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January.
“Seeing Allred” was directed by Sophie Sartain
(“Mimi and Dona”) and Roberta Grossman
(“Above and Beyond
”). It’s produced by Grossman, Sartain, Marta Kauffman
(co-creator of “Friends”), Robbie Rowe Tollin
, and Hannah Ks Canter (“Grace & Frankie”).
“I feel fortunate that ‘Seeing Allred’ captures my passion and battle for justice for many victims of injustice,” said Allred. “The courage that my clients demonstrate, in speaking truth to power, inspires me every day as we fight together.”
The film includes archival footage and sit-down interviews with supporters and critics and examines Allred’s personal