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Choreographer Kenny Ortega's talks about his long-time love of musicals and how he one day wants to make a musical about a gay teenager who comes out of the closet; Soundcloud was on the brink of shutting down until new investors stepped in. Now all the company needs to do is get a sustainable business model; 25 years ago filmmaker Mike Tollin made the doc "Hardwood Dreams" about high school basketball players in L.A. Now he has a new ESPN doc about what happened to them in the intervening years.
In part 2 of our chat Steven Soderbergh, he talks about why "Logan Lucky" was the movie to bring him back to filmmaking. Then, we go behind the scenes at the Hollywood Bowl to find out what exactly goes into making that music sound so good out there, and with the TCA press tour over we find out what's to be learned about the state of the TV business.
With "Logan Lucky," Soderbergh returns to the big screen with a new strategy for indie filmmaking; Disney decides to go its own way with plans to launch two streaming services; a new virtual reality experience puts you into flatline mode.
Aubrey Plaza is changing things up with her role in the FX show, “Legion,” and in two movie parts this summer, including the mentally unbalanced title character in “Ingrid Goes West”; When actor Algee Smith auditioned for “Detroit,” director Kathryn Bigelow did not give him the script or tell him much about the film. Smith chats with John about Bigelow’s unusual process.