Producers are targeting a 2022 release.
Grants will be funded by his $1 million Genesis Prize award, as well as a matching $1 million contribution made by Spielberg and Kate Capshaw.
The Jewish playwright who wrote “Angels in America” and has collaborated with Spielberg on “Munich” and “Lincoln,” is working with the famed director
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The annual $1 million Genesis Prize honors extraordinary individuals for their outstanding professional achievement, contribution to humanity and commitment to Jewish values.
Spielberg died Tuesday in Los Angeles of natural causes, his children said in a statement published in the Hollywood Reporter. His children reportedly were with him at the time of his death.
Spielberg first announced her decision to work in adult entertainment last week, and claimed that it was a way to overcome traumatic experiences in childhood.
She claimed her unusual choice is her way to combat difficult experiences, including body-shaming and what she described as grooming.
If you’d rather laugh than watch people in robes get beheaded, you’ve probably been missing Selina Meyer, the deliciously venal anti-heroine of Veep, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
"It is difficult to believe that it's been 25 years since Schindler's List first arrived in theaters," said director Steven Spielberg.