Jennifer Beals to produce dance drama “The Edge”

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Jennifer has teamed up with choreographer and director-producer Kenny Ortega  and James Larosa, creator of VH1’s cheerleading drama series Hit the Floor, for  “The Edge”, a dance drama in development at Fox.

Written and executive produced by Larosa, The Edge is set in the LA dance world, where it’s survival of the fittest. And no one is more fit than this ensemble of ambitious, sometimes ruthless women and men who have trained their whole lives to be the best and won’t let anything—or anyone—get in their way.

Jennifer Beals attends the Toronto Film Festival

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Jennifer attended on Saturday September 10th The Toronto International Film Festival.
She presented film director Jonathan Demme with The Creative Coalition Annual Spotlight Initiative Award.  Jennifer expressed earnest admiration for Demme’s willingness to support the projects of individuals from all walks of life.
Jennifer wearing a beautiful MaxMara black jumpsuit and fine jewellery by Colette also attended the In Style party along with her Taken co-star Clive Standen.

Jennifer Beals in New York promoting The Night Shift

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Jennifer was in New York on Monday May 31 and Tuesday June 1 giving a number of interviews promoting The Night Shift which premiered on NBC on June 1.
On Monday Jennifer was interviewed for The Wall Street Journal with Tanya Rivero and People Now with Jeremy Parsons
On Tuesday she went to the Today Show, radio shows, NBC New York and AOL Build.
Besides talking about The Night Shift, Jennifer talked about her upcoming new tv series Taken, Manhattan Night and The L Word.

Jennifer Beals at the Manhattan Night screening

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After the NBC Upfronts this morning, Jennifer attended this evening the New York screening of the film Manhattan Night at the Regal Cinemas Union Square along with Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski and director Brian DeCubellis.

Manhattan Night opens in selected theatres across the USA and video on demand on May 20th

Manhattan Night is the story of Porter Wren, a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy and anything that passes for the truth. At home he is a model family man, devoted to his loving wife. But when a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon, he can’t resist. In this modern version of a classic film noir, we follow Porter as he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail – one that threatens his job, his marriage and his life.

Pictures of this event in our gallery

Jennifer Beals attends the NBC Upfronts

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Jennifer attended today the NBC Upfronts in New York at the Radio City Music Hall the presentation to the media of her upcoming tv series Taken. Wearing  a beautiful dress Jennifer was accompanied by her co-star in Taken  Clive Standen.

The series is set to air in midseason 2017 on NBC on Mondays 10pm following the run of the new fall NBC drama Timeless

Manhattan Night production notes

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Manhattan Night, the thriller starring Adrien Brody, Jennifer Beals, Yvonne Strahovski and Campbell Scott, opens in selected theatres across the USA and video on demand on May 20th.
Here’s some interesting production notes about the film:

“I finished reading the book Manhattan Nocturne, I knew I had to make it into a movie,” says director, screenwriter and producer Brian DeCubellis. That was back in 1999.

Four years later DeCubellis secured the film rights of the book. DeCubellis had a vision for the movie from that initial reading. “I had made an outline for the movie while reading the book four years earlier. I just pulled that outline out and started writing it. The first draft came very quickly and was to be the main structure which got updated many times over the years.”