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The Myers-Briggs® Types of I Am the Night Characters

The limited series I Am The Night premiered in January 2019 starring India Eisley and Chris Pine. It's based on the true story of Fauna Hodel, a girl who was given away at birth and grew up not knowing her mysterious origins. She travels to Los Angeles to find her birth family, only to find herself in the middle of one of La's most famous unsolved crimes. Patty Jenkin's series is full of murder, intrigue, drugs, alcohol, and police brutality, but the real story is in the desperate search to understand our roots so we can understand ourselves. There are few characters in the show, but each one is memorable for how that desperation plays out for them. Each character's Mbti® can shed a little light on how they deal with their own trauma.
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‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘I Am The Night’ Director Patty Jenkins Makes Her Own Rules

‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘I Am The Night’ Director Patty Jenkins Makes Her Own Rules
In Hollywood, playing by the rules doesn’t cut it, especially as they keep changing. After directing her 2003 feature debut “Monster,” which won Charlize Theron the Best Actress Oscar, Patty Jenkins was inundated with offers to direct. They just weren’t what she was looking for. And when she decided to direct television for money – and movies for love – her advisers counseled her against it. But she helped to launch “Arrested Development” on Fox and AMC mystery series “The Killing,” and landed an Emmy nomination and DGA win for that 2011 pilot.

When Marvel changed direction on a superhero movie Jenkins had agreed to make, and proceeded with “Thor” instead, Jenkins withdrew as director. She knew that the odds were not in her favor, and should the movie not come out well, she’d be held more accountable than any male director. Things worked out: she had more passion for and
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‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘I Am The Night’ Director Patty Jenkins Makes Her Own Rules

‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘I Am The Night’ Director Patty Jenkins Makes Her Own Rules
In Hollywood, playing by the rules doesn’t cut it, especially as they keep changing. After directing her 2003 feature debut “Monster,” which won Charlize Theron the Best Actress Oscar, Patty Jenkins was inundated with offers to direct. They just weren’t what she was looking for. And when she decided to direct television for money – and movies for love – her advisers counseled her against it. But she helped to launch “Arrested Development” on Fox and AMC mystery series “The Killing,” and landed an Emmy nomination and DGA win for that 2011 pilot.

When Marvel changed direction on a superhero movie Jenkins had agreed to make, and proceeded with “Thor” instead, Jenkins withdrew as director. She knew that the odds were not in her favor, and should the movie not come out well, she’d be held more accountable than any male director. Things worked out: she had more passion for and
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From Patricia Arquette to Ruth Wilson, Top Emmy Contenders Recreated Real Lives

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From Patricia Arquette to Ruth Wilson, Top Emmy Contenders Recreated Real Lives
Creating a three-dimensional character full of complex emotions, complicated psychological makeup, and multi-faceted motivations is often the singular joy for performers because they get to step outside themselves. But when that character is based on a real person, the performer’s job can become much more complicated.

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen someone play someone perfectly,” says Patricia Arquette. “I don’t think I could play myself perfectly. I think we’re all so guilty of so much self-deception in different things, so I definitely think there is room in the area of exploration.”

Arquette transformed herself for both the Showtime limited series “Escape at Dannemora,” in which she portrayed the prison worker Joyce “Tilly” Mitchell who helped two inmates escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in 2015, as well as Hulu’s “The Act,” in which she took on the supporting role of Dee Dee Blanchard, who
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Film News Roundup: ‘In 27 Days’ Heads for Big Screen, Dan Angel to Produce

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Film News Roundup: ‘In 27 Days’ Heads for Big Screen, Dan Angel to Produce
In today’s film news roundup, “In 27 Days” and “The Keys to the Kingdom” are in the works as films, Pamela Adlon has been cast in Pete Davidson’s movie, an “On the Waterfront” actor received SAG-AFTRA membership and Dances With Films sets its lineup.

Projects Launched

Dan Angel is developing Alison Gervais’ teen paranormal story “In 27 Days” as a movie under his family content banner, Fezziwig Studios, Variety has learned exclusively.

The story centers on a teen girl’s opportunity to change fate’s outcome by striking a deal with death after she attends the funeral of a classmate who committed suicide. The book has been praised for its positive focus on the importance of understanding, supporting and having compassion for the mental health and emotional wellbeing of adolescents and young adults.

Angel has shepherded R.L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” and “The Haunting Hour” franchises, as well as
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Patty Jenkins On Delving Into ‘I Am The Night’; ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ & Why Certain Genres Haven’t Clicked At The B.O. – Crew Call Podcast

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Patty Jenkins On Delving Into ‘I Am The Night’; ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ & Why Certain Genres Haven’t Clicked At The B.O. – Crew Call Podcast
“The truth was being held in a bottle too tight, for too long,” says I Am the Night director and Ep Patty Jenkins about the enigmatic story of teenager Fauna Hodel, whose search for her real mother in 1960s Los Angeles plunged her into the city’s underbelly.

Fauna Hodel was a white girl raised by her adoptive black mother who believed she was of mixed racial origins. Fauna (played by India Eisley on the TNT series) learned that she was adopted under fraught circumstances and darted to La to find her mother Tamar. Fauna discovers that her grandfather is George Hodel, a perverse doctor, abortionist and lover of creepy erotic art who was part of the city’s 1% and a key suspect in the 1947 Black Dahlia murder.

Jenkins met the real Fauna in 2008 and originally wanted to adapt her memoir One Day She’ll Darken as a movie. Fauna
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India Eisley (‘I Am the Night’) on playing the ‘resilient’ woman at the center of an ‘out of control’ true-crime story [Exclusive Video Interview]

India Eisley (‘I Am the Night’) on playing the ‘resilient’ woman at the center of an ‘out of control’ true-crime story [Exclusive Video Interview]
Though she was “well aware of the Black Dahlia case,”actress India Eisley admits she had “never heard of” the story of Fauna Hodel before auditioning for that role in “I Am the Night.” Adapted from the true-crime memoir “One Day She’ll Darken,” this TNT limited series tells the story of Hodel, a teenager who discovers her origins are a bit mysterious. She teams up with a down-on-his-luck reporter (Chris Pine) to uncover her dark family secrets, which tie into the infamous 1947 murder. Watch our exclusive video interview with Eisley above.

See Patty Jenkins interview: “I Am the Night

Eisley read Hodel’s book to better understand “what her emotional state was at any given time.” Because the series is a “highly fictionalized” version of the true events, she “wanted to realistically get a hold of where she was at emotionally” in order to best represent the real person and her experiences.
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Dances With Films 2019 Lineup Announced

For its 22nd year, Dances With Films returns to Los Angeles this June with an eclectic lineup of films both feature-length and short-form that span a wide range of genres.

Dances With Films 2019 will take place June 13th–23rd at the Tcl Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Horror fans attending the festival will want to keep an eye out for several genre-centric titles, including Come, Said the Night (pictured above).

You can check out the Dances With Films 2019 lineup below, and to learn more, visit the film festival's official website.

"Opening Night Film

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Apple Seed

West Coast Premiere I USA, 2019, HD, 121 min.

Writer/Dir: Michael Worth

Prods: Jody Marriott Bar-Lev, Dustin Rikert, Avi Bar-Lev, Michael Worth

Cast: Rance Howard, Michael Worth, Esther Anderson, Clint Howard, Adrienne Barbeau, Robby Benson

Prince McCoy has found himself almost to the middle of age, and definitely to the end of his rope. Losing his home,
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Patty Jenkins (‘I Am the Night’ director): True-crime mystery is ‘the most incredible story I had ever heard’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

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Patty Jenkins (‘I Am the Night’ director): True-crime mystery is ‘the most incredible story I had ever heard’ [Exclusive Video Interview]
“This is a story I’ve known for so long, and had tried to do many times before,” reveals Patty Jenkins about “I Am the Night.” Based on the book “One Day She’ll Darken,” this TNT limited series tells the true story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley), a teenager who discovers she isn’t who she thinks she is. She connects with a disgraced reporter (Chris Pine) to uncover her dark family secrets, which involve the 1947 “Black Dahlia” murder. Watch our exclusive video interview with Jenkins above.

See Emmys 2019 exclusive: TBS and TNT categories for ‘I Am the Night,’ ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,’ ‘The Last O.G.’ and more

Jenkins helmed the first two episodes, but she already “had been telling this story for many years” by the time she told Pine about it while the two were filming “Wonder Woman” (2017). “He was so captivated,” she recalls. Meanwhile,
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I Am the Night: Is the TNT TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture Watch

Has morning finally broken for Fauna Hodel? Is the I Am the Night TV show cancelled or renewed for a second season on TNT? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of I Am the Night, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

A TNT limited drama series, I Am the Night stars stars Chris Pine, India Eisley, Jefferson Mays, Yul Vazquez, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Jay Paulson, Golden Brooks, and Leland Orser. Inspired by the book, One Day She’ll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel (by Hodel), the limited series explores adoptee Fauna’s (Eisley) connection to the murder of Elizabeth Short, i.e. the “Black Dahlia” slaying. Along with
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Emmys 2019 exclusive: TBS and TNT categories for ‘I Am the Night,’ ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,’ ‘The Last O.G.’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for TBS and TNT. For this season, the Turner networks have returning drama “Claws” (Niecy Nash) and comedy “The Last O.G.”, plus limited series “I Am the Night” (Chris Pine) and variety talk series “Conan” and “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” as part of their 2019 campaign.

Below, the list of Turner lead and supporting stars for their comedy, drama, variety and limited series. More names might be added by the networks on the final Emmy ballot. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.

See Watch dozens of our fun video interviews with 2019 Emmy contenders

Claws” (TNT)

Drama Series

Drama Actress – Niecy Nash

Drama Supporting Actress – Carrie Preston

Drama Supporting Actor – Harold Perrineau

“Conan” (TBS)

Variety Talk Series

“Conan Without Borders” (TBS)

Variety
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‘Look Away’ VOD Review

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Stars: India Eisley, Jason Isaacs, Mira Sorvino, Penelope Mitchell, John C. MacDonald, Harrison Gilbertson, Kristen Harris, Michal Bernstein, Glenn Odero, Ernie Pitts | Written and Directed by Assaf Bernstein

Standards are pretty high for horror movies in 2019. Despite what some mainstream movie websites might tell you, there have been many, many, great horrors in the last five years. Every year there seems to be more original and fantastic films. So it’s great to watch something like Look Away with no idea what it is about and no expectations; because more often than not, I’m impressed.

Look Away is one of those clever films that clearly has plenty of influences and it wears those influences on its sleeve but still manages to feel very fresh. Those influences mainly coming of age movies, from Carrie to Ginger Snaps to Let The Right One In – you can probably see the link. There
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Review: Look Away (2018)

Maria (India Eisley) is a lonely 18-year-old high school student, who after feeling rejected by her family and tormented by her peers, begins to communicate with her reflection in the mirror – only here the girl in the mirror is more than just a reflection. It is a girl called Airam and she is able to communicate back. Airam is initially supportive towards Maria, who has become increasingly withdrawn, and offers her a solution to her torment. She has the confidence to say what Maria is thinking, the drive to get what she wants, but there is also an ulterior motive and a more sinister side to Airam.

Look Away is a slow brooding psychological thriller from writer-director Assaf Bernstein, which plays out differently to what you may initially expect, moving away from the more obvious concept of a demon in the mirror. A concept we have seen in various forms
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Look Away – Creepy new Horror, starring India Eisley & Jason Isaacs Available 15th April

Look Away will be available to watch on Digital Download from 15th April The Movie Partnership have confirmed that their latest horror film, Look Away, will be available on VOD from 15th April. The film stars India Eisley (Underworld Awakening / I Am the Night) and renowned British actor Jason Isaacs (Star Trek: Discovery / …

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Movie Review – Look Away (2019)

Look Away, 2019.

Directed by Assaf Bernstein

Starring India Eisley, Jason Isaacs, Mira Sorvino, Penelope Mitchell, Harrison Gilbertson, John C. MacDonald, Kristen Harris, Kiera Johnson, Michal Bernstein, Ernie Pitts, Adam Hurtig, and Connor Peterson.

Synopsis:

Look Away is a psychological thriller that tells the story of Maria, an alienated high-school student whose life is turned upside down when she switches places with her sinister mirror image.

Fun fact: this horror contains zero jumpscares. A rarity in modern horror cinema.

What can one say about a film that is lower-end mediocre-poor? About a film that contains great ideas, is executed competently, but is missing that intrigue? A screenplay packed with concepts delivered all with potential but no payoff? A cast that deliver fine performances, despite the daft dialogue that leans into the absurd?

Look Away’s visuals showcase a filmmaker with experience and is trying his screenwriting and directorial hand on a different genre.
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I Am The Night: Everything That Was Accurate, And What They Took Artistic Liberties On

I Am the Night captivated audiences from its promos to its ending. Chris Pine's performance as troubled journalist Jay Singletary, accompanied by India Eisley's performance as Fauna Hodel, kept audiences tuned in each week for the six-part limited series that aired on TNT. The series was inspired by the autobiography One Day She'll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel, written by Fauna Hodel before her death in 2017. For all those wanting to know what was real and what was embellished for entertainment, here it is!
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I Am the Night: Season One Ratings

Turner's drama network, TNT, has been programming edgier, darker content for a while now. Enter the I Am the Night TV show. The limited series touches on sex, race, murder, and Hollywood debauchery. Does it have what it takes to draw an audience and earn a second season? Is another installment even possible, or will it be a closed-ended mini-series? Will I Am the Night be cancelled, renewed for season two, or come to a natural conclusion after its initial run? Stay tuned.

A TNT limited drama, I Am the Night stars Chris Pine, India Eisley, Jefferson Mays, Yul Vazquez, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Jay Paulson, Golden Brooks, and Leland Orser. Inspired by the book, One Day She’ll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel (by Hodel), the limited series explores adoptee Fauna’s (Eisley) connection to the murder of Elizabeth Short, i.e. the “Black Dahlia” slaying. Along
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I Am the Night Episode 6 Review: Queen's Gambit, Accepted

The Black Dahlia murderer paints himself into a corner as I Am the Night episode 6, "Queen's Gambit, Accepted," ends a dream within a dream.

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This I Am the Night review contains spoilers.

I Am the Night Episode 6

I Am the Night episode 6, "Queen's Gambit, Accepted," opens with a young George Hodel playing for his mentor,  Rachmaninoff. The famed piano maestro, who really did tutor the musical prodigy Hodel, declares his proposed student inartistic. The boy with the super-high Iq who would go on to perform surgery for the Los Angeles' richest and most powerful, is eavesdropping. We can see him imagining where his first cut should be.

I Am the Night squanders a lot of its possibilities. Director Patty Jenkins teases the audience with cryptic bookends, promising a glimpse into the depths of the evil Hodel will go. But she never gives more than a taste, especially for those who don't know the backstory.
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Chris Pine Helped Create His ‘I Am the Night’ Character, Even When He Didn’t Know It

Chris Pine Helped Create His ‘I Am the Night’ Character, Even When He Didn’t Know It
Recalling scenes shot many months prior isn’t always the easiest task, but when you’re trying to do so from the recesses of a labyrinthine restroom within a suspected serial killer’s house, well, it’s a bit harder still. Chris Pine and Patty Jenkins, the star and director of TNT’s limited series “I Am the Night,” are trying to remember one such scene while tucked inside a corner of the Sowden House — a shooting location for the show and former home to suspected Black Dahlia killer, George Hodel.

“It is absolutely written on purpose,” Patty Jenkins said, perched on the edge of a cushy chair that doesn’t really belong in an ornate master bath. Lounging next to her is Chris Pine, who just a few moments ago — while using his excellent Hannibal Lecter impression — joked about the nearby koi pond being part of his preposterous movie star demands.
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Five New Podcasts We Love Now

Five New Podcasts We Love Now
Whether you’re stuck in weather-related traffic, waiting at an airport for a flight to decide to leave, or just holing up at home, winter is a great time for podcasts, since they provide an intimate, in-depth look at all sorts of subjects while you try to stay cozy. Here are five we recommend binging.

The Drop Out

At this point, Elizabeth Holmes’ Silicon Valley con might be all but forgotten — but thanks to this fantastic new podcast from ABC News and Nightline, this strange saga is making it back to the mainstream.
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