Bonnie Hunt is a writer, actress, producer, voice talent, and director of film and television. She’s been connected to such films as Rain Man, Jerry Maguire, Jumanji, Cheaper by the Dozen, The Green Mile, and more. Now, she’s come together with Apple TV+ to bring to life a character and stories from the best-selling book series Amber Brown.
Today on Open Dialogue, Bonnie talks with Noel T. Manning II about the genesis of bringing Amber Brown to life through authenticity, creativity and humor.
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Based on the bestselling book series by Paula Danziger, with over 10 million copies in print, Amber Brown is an unfiltered look at a girl finding her voice through art and music in the wake of her parents’ divorce.
Available for streaming on Apple TV+ July 29th, 2022.
Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA, SEFCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. He’s the founder of the Real to Reel Film Fest and has been an adjunct professor of film studies. When he’s not embracing mainstream, indie, international, documentary or art films, he’s digging into the world of cinema by chatting with principle individuals involved in various aspects of the filmmaking industry.
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