Natalia Leite (“Handmaid’s Tale) returns to the podcast after many years to discuss her latest work including having directed the first 3 episodes of the new Hulu series “Black Cake”. Adapted from the best selling novel by Charmaine Wilkerson of the same name, the story concerns two siblings who set aside their differences to deal with their mother’s death–and her hidden past, an odyssey of discovery that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake. In present-day California,
“Hayseed” is the directorial debut of filmmaker Travis Burgess. His film —which is currently available on streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime Video and Apple— takes place in a small Midwestern town where a church congregation begins its own investigation after the reverend is found dead. The film stars the great Bill Sage (“We Are What We Are”, “Simple Men”) in its lead role as Investigator Hobbins.