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  1. The O.A.'s Brit Marling Covers Interview MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... says that she and Zal Batmanglij (her co-writer and director on the series and the movies 'Sound of My Voice' & 'The East') are the kind of people that start to act out stuff while discussing projects when they're out for dinner and stuff like that. ...

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  2. Gustav MetzgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    ... said. "We're making a cross-harbor connection that's really central to our ideas about art and civic life." The East Boston shipyard was once a major immigration hub, second only to Ellis Island. The Bellevue Arts Museum's board of trustees has ...

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  3. Brit Marling shows some skin while posing for InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... story' Before that they worked on the Sundance hit Sound of My Voice (2012) and the corporation-warrior thriller The East (2013). 'When Zal and I first thought about doing this, we never thought of it as television. It was around the time in which ...

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  4. Don't waste a day on "The OA"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... actual show is layer upon layer of garbled story line and unbelievable events. Prairie, portrayed by Brit Marling ("The East"), who also created and executive-produced the series along with Zal Batmanglij, is odd to say the least. When she returns ...

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  5. Netflix Confirms The Return Of 'The OA' With Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | ContactMusic.com

    ... miracle, angel - depending on who you ask. Created by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling (who worked together on 'The East' and 'Sound of My Voice'), the latter of whom also plays the protagonist in the series, 'The OA' returns after the titular ...

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  6. The OA Renewed for a Second Season at NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | ComingSoon.net

    Netflix has announced that The OA , the sci-fi drama that made its surprise debut last year, has been renewed for a second season. You can check out the teaser trailer below! From Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij , the visionary filmmakers behind Sound of My Voice and The East , comes a powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death.

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  7. The OA' Renewed for Season 2 by NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | SFGate

    ... Krige and Patrick Gibson also starred. Marling and Batmanglij previously collaborated on "Sound of My Voice" and "The East," but "The OA" is the first television project for the pair. Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, from Brad Pitt's Plan B, and ...

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  8. 'The OA' delivers an all new type of television phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    ... is a new talent, a new creation. The series, conceived by Brit Marling ("Another Earth") and Zal Batmanglij ("The East"), premiered on Dec. 16 and revolves around the adopted Prairie Johnson (Marling), who re-emerges after having gone missing seven ...

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  9. Bingeable: The OARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | New Times SLO

    ... by writer-actress Marling and writer-director Zal Batmanglij, who also collaborated on Sound of My Voice and The East , The OA is a compelling and infectious series that's been compared to Netflix's Spielberg-esque Stranger Things . It's certainly ...

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  10. 'The OA': Behind the Scenes of Netflix's Mysterious New Hit SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... the scenes (filled with spoilers below) are just as curious as the ones onscreen. After collaborating on 2013's The East and 2011's Sound of My Voice, the indie filmmaker and actress both knew they wanted to dig in to another project. They weren't ...

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  11. The ridiculous ending of 'The OA' betrays the series' best ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    I can't remember the last time I was more frustrated than with the ending of the first season of "The OA," a new Netflix series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, the talented filmmakers who have collaborated on "Sound of My Voice" and "The East." The pair - who co-write their projects, in which Marling stars and which Batmanglij directs - excel at creating eerie scenarios that ask characters and viewers to confront what they believe and why.

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  12. Brit Marling on The Secrets of - The OA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    ... her breakout role in 2011's Another Earth and her collaborations with Batmanglij on Sound of My Voice and 2013's The East (like The OA , her resume favors big ideas and ambiguous endings). "It's exciting to see people be open to something more ...

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  13. Why you should stop what you're doing and immediately binge-watch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... the series. The show was created and written by Marling and Batmanglij, who have previously worked together on The East and The Sound of My Voice. While Batmanglij directs every episode with a consistent eye (a la Cary Fukunaga and the first season ...

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  14. Brit Marling found her character in Netflix's The OA at a partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... and Zal Batmanglij, who were eager to try an ongoing series after writing mind-bending films Sound of My Voice and The East (both of which also starred Marling). Like Netflix's similarly twisty phenomenon Stranger Things , The OA is a "layered ...

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  15. "The OA" and "Stranger Things" reveal Netflix's creative ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Economist

    ... at Georgetown University, the pair produced low-budget, challenging movies such as "Sound of My Voice" (2011) and "The East" (2013). Eventually, they caught the attention of programmers at the Sundance Film Festival. The script of "The OA" took ...

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  16. Netflix's Mysterious The OA Is Your Holiday Break Must-BingeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Wired

    ... Still, Batmanglij and Marlin-who previously collaborated on the high-minded if chilly indies Sound of My Voice and The East- maintain a potboiler momentum that keeps things moving, even when the show occasionally gets too high on its own L. Ron ...

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  17. The OA' Co-Creator on - Stranger Things' Comparisons,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | SFGate

    ... their first foray into television, having previously collaborated on two features, "The Sound of My Voice" and "The East." "We spent a lot of time on the mechanics of it, the puzzle of it, the mystery of it," Batmanglij said. "We didn't want to tell ...

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  18. John Doyle: Netflix's mysterious The OA is mind-bending dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Globe and Mail

    ... on board, they being acclaimed independent filmmakers, the sort whose work - the movies Sound of My Voice and The East - has been highly praised at Sundance. The insinuation has been that Netflix is expanding into some kind of non-mainstream ...

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  19. 'The OA' mysteriously arrives on NetflixRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... star, Brit Marling, and director Zal Batmanglij (a duo that collaborated previously on "Sound of My Voice" and "The East"), "The OA" centers on Marling's Prairie Johnson, who shockingly turns up alive after having been missing for seven years. ...

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  20. Netflix's Mysterious The OA Is as Addictive as Stranger ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Up until Monday, The OA was practically a folk legend in the business, with research about the project turning up practically nothing since the series' very quiet announcement in 2015. And it appears that's exactly the way co-creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij -- the team that produced Sundance-favorite films The East and The Sound of My Voice -- wanted it, and Netflix, always looking for ways to innovate, were happy to comply.

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