Zack Snyder’s new Justice League cut is getting some killer laughs. Jared Leto, who played classic DC villain The Joker in 2016’s Suicide Squad, has joined the additional photography shooting for the “Snyder Cut,” the filmmaker’s definitive version of the 2017 superhero movie he was forced to exit and he never saw through completion, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. […]

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The reputation of Rudy Giuliani could be set for a further blow with the release of highly embarrassing footage in Sacha Baron Cohen’s follow-up to Borat. In the film, released on Friday, the former New York mayor and current personal attorney to Donald Trump is seen reaching into his trousers and apparently touching his genitals […]

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Clea DuVall’s holiday romantic-comedy Happiest Season has become the latest Hollywood studio film to bypass a theatrical release in the U.S. and premiere in the home amid the ongoing pandemic. Sony’s TriStar, Entertaintment One and Hulu announced Tuesday that Hulu has acquired U.S. rights to the rom-com. Hulu has set a Nov. 25 release. That’s the same […]

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Ross Crystal talks with Jason Chapin about the life of his legendary father Harry. Also joining the discussing Rick Korn, director of the documentary “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt…Do Something.”

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“Coming 2 America” is making one more connection before it arrives to American audiences. The long-anticipated sequel to the Eddie Murphy classic is in the process of being sold by distributor Paramount Pictures to Amazon Studios, in a deal worth roughly $125 million, insiders said. The expected streaming premiere date is December 18, sources added. Final details are being hammered […]

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Following Saturday’s news that theater giant and Regal parent company Cineworld will temporarily close its cinemas in the U.S. and U.K., the company has now said a decision is still pending. In a tweet, Cineworld confirmed it was considering the closure of its sites, of which it has more than 120 in the U.K. and roughly […]

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Actress Dame Diana Rigg, famous for roles including Emma Peel in TV series The Avengers and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82. Her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, said she died of cancer, after being diagnosed in March. “She spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, […]

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After months of delays, Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Tenet” finally arrived in U.S. theaters and generated $20.2 million over Labor Day weekend. Ticket sales, though difficult to dissect given the uncharted waters of the coronavirus era, are roughly in line with expectations for a new release during a pandemic. The espionage thriller is already nearing the […]

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With filming on Matt Reeves’ The Batman having resumed only three days ago after pausing 5 1/2 months ago, the UK production at Warner Bros. Leavesden has stopped again after one of the people on the production turned up positive with COVID-19. Deadline has confirmed that star Robert Pattinson is the member of the production team who tested positive for […]

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ABC’s 20/20 tonight followed a commercial free network premiere of Black Panther with the special Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute For A King. The hastily prepared special – the family of the 43-year old Boseman only announced his death from colon cancer Friday evening – brought together some of the actors in the Marvel Comics Universe who worked closely […]

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In the wake of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer on Friday, Hollywood figures took to social media to pay tribute to the actor, who died at age 43 after a four year struggle with the disease. According to an official statement from the actor’s representatives, Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Blake Lively, Richard Gere and Diane Keaton are attached to star in the romantic comedy “The Making Of,” with Endeavor Content handling sales at the upcoming Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz are producing through their Bedford Falls Company banner with production planned for the spring. The duo is also writing the script, which revolves […]

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Solstice Studios’ Unhinged rode to a domestic debut of $4 million in a win for the revival of moviegoing in the U.S., where theaters have begun reopening in earnest. The Russell Crowe road-rage thriller, playing in roughly 1,823 theaters, is the first new wide release to hit the big screen since cinemas went dark in March amid […]

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AMC Theatres has just endured one of the most traumatic periods in its hundred-year history. As the theater chain looks to reopen 100 of its locations on Aug. 20 after shutting them down last spring during the coronavirus pandemic, it has hit on a novel way to bring back audiences while paying tribute to its past. […]

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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer confirmed what we first told you back in mid-July, in what he billed as “one of the worst kept secrets in Hollywood”: Jennifer Grey is starring and executive producing a new Dirty Dancing movie at the mini-major. Warm Bodies director Jonathan Levine is shepherding the project with Gillian Bohrer from a screenplay by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis […]

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Deidre Hall and Shannen Doherty, who appeared with Wilford Brimley on the 1980s NBC series Our House, lovingly remembered him in Instagram posts Sunday. Our House ran for two seasons on NBC from 1986 to 1988. The drama detailed the life of the Witherspoons, a family adjusting to three generations living in the same house. On Our House, Brimley portrayed retired […]

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Alan Parker, the celebrated British director whose credits include adored musicals “Fame,” “Evita” and “Bugsy Malone” and gritty crime dramas “Mississippi Burning” and “Midnight Express,” has died aged 76, the British Film Institute said in a statement on behalf of his family. Parker’s extensive filmography also boasted hits including “The Commitments,” “Fame,” “Birdy,” “Angel Heart” […]

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Following a competitive auction, Annapurna Pictures has landed the rights to Rachel Yoder’s upcoming debut novel “Nightbitch” and will adapt the book as a feature film starring Amy Adams, the company announced on Thursday. Yoder is set to write the script and will exec produce the project alongside Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, and Sammy Scher […]

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who at one point was rumored to star as Thomas Wayne aka the Flashpoint Batman in an upcoming DC Comics movie, said “Michael Keaton swooped in and took my gig.” “Naw, I think that’s super cool,” Morgan told comicbook.com in an interview posted Friday. “Ever since Zack Snyder walked away, my whole kind of […]

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Olivia de Havilland, classic star of Hollywood and two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Paris, France, on Saturday. She was 104. De Havilland built her legacy — one of strong, beguiling characters in difficult circumstances — with her own hands. She rose to […]

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After finishing production on the Netflix pic Midnight Sky, George Clooney has found his next film to direct. We are hearing Clooney is in negotiations to direct and produce The Tender Bar at Amazon Studios. Amazon had no comment. If a deal closes, Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov would produce through their Smokehouse Pictures banner. Ted Hope is also […]

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Disney is making some major changes to its release calendar that include delaying “Mulan” from its Aug. 21 release indefinitely and pushing back the debuts of future Star Wars and Avatar movies by a year. On Thursday, the company said that theater closures and production shutdowns during the global coronavirus pandemic caused it to make a […]

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Netflix has a come out on top of a hot bidding war that will see Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington reunite for the first time since 1993’s The Pelican Brief. The streaming giant has landed Leave the World Behind, an upcoming novel by Rumaan Alam, with Sam Esmail, the creator of Mr. Robot and Homecoming, set to write the adaptation and […]

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Kelly Preston, the actress who starred in such movies as Jerry Maguire and, most recently, opposite husband John Travolta in Gotti, has died. She was 57. Preston died Sunday after a two-year battle with breast cancer, Travolta wrote on Instagram. “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year […]

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Halle Berry has pulled out of a role in an upcoming film in which she’d play a transgender character after facing backlash online. In an Instagram live interview on Friday, the actor said she had been preparing for the role, but had not been officially cast. “[It’s] a character where the woman is a trans character, […]

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