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Bob Iger: Disney’s Making Long Plans For ‘Star Wars,’ But He’s “Serious” About Leaving In 2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger served up news nuggets about Star Wars, and himself, in an event today at the University of Southern California. On Star Wars, he says that “we’re not changing” the next film — The Last Jedi, due December 15 —  to deal with the passing of Carrie Fisher. Show More Summary

‘Grace And Frankie’: Marta Kauffman On Season 3, Dolly Parton & Why It’s Great To Be A Woman

"The show isn't about politics and I don't want it to be topical," says Grace And Frankie co-creator Marta Kauffman about her Jane Fonda- and Lily Tomlin-starring series that launches its third season March 24 on Netflix. "Once you make...Show More Summary

No. 14 ‘The Conjuring 2’ Box Office Profits – 2016 Most Valuable Movie Blockbuster Tournament

When it comes to evaluating the financial performance of top movies, it isn't about what a film grosses at the box office. The true tale is told when production budgets, P&A, talent participations and other costs collide with box office grosses and ancillary revenues from VOD to DVD and TV. Show More Summary

Jason Hall’s Directorial Debut ‘Thank You For Your Service’ Secures Late October Date

Universal’s release of DreamWorks Pictures' Thank You For Your Service about a group of U.S. soldiers who battle PTSD upon their return from Iraq, will open on Friday, Oct. 27. Pic marks the directorial debut of American Sniper scribe Jason Hall and is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by David Finkel, which Hall adapted. Show More Summary

Steve Carell, Amy Schumer, Nicole Kidman In Rebecca Miller’s ‘She Came To Me’

Steve Carell, Amy Schumer and Nicole Kidman are attached to She Came To Me, the next film to be directed by Rebecca Miller. Miller and Damon Cardasis' banner Round Films will produce with OddLot Entertainment's Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane. Show More Summary

Sofia Vergara, Karl Urban, & Andy Garcia To Topline Bobby Moresco’s ‘Bent’

AMBI Media Group/ Deadly Codes Productions’ revenge thriller Bent has tapped Karl Urban, Sofia Vergara, and Andy Garcia as leads in the film, written and directed by Bobby Moresco. Based on characters created by Joseph O'Donnell, the...Show More Summary

‘Lucifer’ Season 3 To Be Supersized After 4 Season 2 Episodes Migrate To 2017-18

Fox will bank the final four episodes from the current second season of comic book-inspired drama Lucifer for next season. The decision, made for scheduling reasons, does not impact the size of the recent Season 3 order for Lucifer, which remains for 22 newly produced episodes. Show More Summary

Adrien Brody Joins ‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 4; First Story Elements Revealed

EXCLUSIVE: As filming gets underway on the 4th season of Peaky Blinders, Oscar winner Adrien Brody has suited up to join the Steven Knight-created period gangster drama. The epic BBC Two saga of the Shelby clan, from Caryn MandabachShow More Summary

‘Life’ Review: Jake Gyllenhaal & Ryan Reynolds Fight Creepy Alien From Mars In Killer Space Adventure

Life falls smack into the sci-fi alien genre of movies, so it is my prediction that every single review of it will somehow lead to comparisons in particular with Ridley Scott’s Alien — especially since that sci-fi classic owns this piece...Show More Summary

‘Real Life’: Bret Harrison Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot From Hilary Winston

Former Reaper and The Loop star Bret Harrison has booked a series regular role in Real Life, CBS' half-hour hybrid comedy pilot written/executive produced by Bad Teacher creator Hilary Winston and executive produced by How I Met Your...Show More Summary

‘Game Night’ Gains Another Player In Sharon Horgan

EXCLUSIVE: More contestants continue to join New Line/Warner Bros.’ Jason Bateman-Rachel McAdams comedy Game Night with Catastrophe Emmy nominee Sharon Horgan set to play Sarah, the date that Billy Magnussen’s Ryan brings along to the evening of comedy errors. Show More Summary

‘Justice League’ Teaser Trailers Spotlight Batman & Aquaman

The Justice League teasing continues. First Warner Bros released a 15-second Aquaman-centric teaser trailer earlier today, then a Batman-heavy one, giving anyone too impatient to wait for Saturday’s full-size trailer at least a few things...Show More Summary

Jake Gyllenhaal & Daniel Espinosa Reteaming For ‘The Anarchists Vs. ISIS’

Daniel Espinosa is getting back in business with his Life star Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhall and Riva Marker’s Ninestories and Bold Films have optioned rights to Seth Harp's Rolling Stone article "The Anarchists Vs ISIS" to adapt into a movie. Show More Summary

All Eyes On Donald Trump Twitter Account After Trumpcare Vote Postponed

TV news outlets started reporting at about 12:30 PM that today’s Trumpcare vote had been postponed because Trump lacked the needed number of GOP votes.  This scuttles President Donald Trump’s dreams of announcing his first big congressional...Show More Summary

‘Wakefield’ Acquired By IFC Films For May Release

IFC Films has acquired Wakefield, the Robin Swicord-directed pic based on the E.L. Doctorow short story that stars Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner. The film, which bowed at Telluride in the fall, will hit theaters beginning May 19...Show More Summary

Fox Searchlight Lands Robert Redford & Casey Affleck Starrer ‘The Old Man And The Gun’

EXCLUSIVE: Fox Searchlight is closing a deal for distribution rights in the U.S., Canada and UK to The Old Man And The Gun, the David Lowery-directed drama that teams Robert Redford and Casey Affleck. Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tiki...Show More Summary

Ron Meyer To Deliver USC Film School Commencement Speech

Ron Meyer is headed back to school — for a day. The NBCUniversal Vice Chairman and CAA co-founder will deliver the commencement address for 2017 grads of the USC School of Cinematic Arts in May. The film school also said today that Oscar...Show More Summary

Sean Spicer Swats CNN On Russian Collusion Report: More Evidence CNN Colluded With Hillary Clinton

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer swatted at CNN's new report that the FBI has information suggesting President Donald Trump associates "may have coordinated" with Russians on the release of information damaging to Dem candidate Hillary Clinton during the election. Citing anonymous U.S. Show More Summary

ATX Television Festival Sets ‘Snowfall’ For Opening Night, Network Presidents Panel, ‘Fargo’ & More

The stage is set for the sixth annual ATX Television Festival. Organizers said today that the event will kick off with an opening-night screening and panel for Snowfall, John Singleton's upcoming FX series inspired by the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in early-1980s Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Producer Dylan Clark Joining Matt Reeves On ‘Batman’?

EXCLUSIVE: While Dylan Clark is figuring out the next iteration of the Universal-based producing shingle Bluegrass after his partner Scott Stuber left to run the feature film division of Netflix, I hear there is also another big movie gig in his future: Batman for Warner Bros and DC. Show More Summary

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