The networks that broadcast NFL games will no longer be required to answer for the way those broadcasts are bundled and sold by the NFL and DirecTV. Via the Hollywood Reporter, NBC, CBS, FOX, and ESPN no longer appear as defendants in a class action that challenges the manner in which the league and its…
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, author, screenwriter, and war correspondent Michael Herr has died, with the report citing “a long illness.” Herr was 76. Herr was born in New York in 1940 and spent most of his formative years traveling around and writing for various magazines. Show More Summary
Amid Amber Heard's claims of abuse against estranged husband Johnny Depp, Disney CEO Bob Iger had no problem defending the actor in a revealing new interview with The Hollywood Reporter. When THR writer Matthew Belloni asked Iger about...Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter recently published an in-depth interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger, during which Iger addresses everything from Bernie Sanders' criticism of the wages offered at Disney Parks to the recent restructuring of Marv...
The observance of Independence Day: Resurgence has just begun, but Roland Emmerich is already working on his next disaster flick. And according to The Hollywood Reporter, the director won’t stray too far from that milieu. Emmerich has just sold a spec script for a new space misadventure, Moonfall, to Universal. Show More Summary
Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Record Scratch: The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that HBO has abandoned prestige project Vinyl after only one season. Hotline Bling: Esquire investigates the lost history...Show More Summary
When it was announced that Nashville would return on CMT (after being canceled on ABC) it was unclear how many cast members would also reunite. According to The Hollywood Reporter at least 2 members of the original cast won't be making the jump. Nashville series regulars Will Chase and Aubrey Peeples will likely not be back for season 5.
A Los Angeles jury ruled in favor of Led Zeppelin today, in a copyright case involving "Stairway to Heaven," the Hollywood Reporter reports. In May 2014, Michael Skidmore, a trustee for the estate of former Spirit guitarist Randy California...Show More Summary
For the first time, the Hollywood Reporter has put together a list of the 100 most powerful people in entertainment, though it's what Paste Magazine describes as a list "celebrating the accomplishments of … white guys." Only 19 women and 10 people of color make the cut. THR acknowledges the...
Tech people have steadily taken over all the “lists.” The Time 100. Certainly all the billionaire lists. Vanity Fair’s New Establishment list. But one place where tech is still relatively unmentioned is The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the 100 most powerful people in entertainment. Show More Summary
Two of the regulars on “Nashville” appear to have had enough of the Music City drama, with The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reporting that Will Chase and Aubrey Peeples are not expected to be back for the new season. The...
Michael Mando, better known to gamers as Far Cry 3 villain Vaas, has joined the cast for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming, according to The Hollywood Reporter
Whitney Houston’s estate is being sued by the organization behind the Emmy Awards to block the sale of a trophy won by the late singer in 1986. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences filed a lawsuit in California federal court Wednesday arguing the sale would tarnish the prestige of the award. Show More Summary
Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Emilia Clarke have just secured themselves a nice new deal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Hollywood Reporter had a chance to sit and chat with Disney CEO Bob Iger. They discussed everything from Pixar to Marvel to Lucasfilm. While discussing Lucasfilm THR asked about the future of Indiana Jones. Steven Spielberg has confirmed...Show More Summary
TOHO's KONG is the tallest and still will be. Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... The Hollywood Reporter was at CineEurope, where Warners had a huge presentation on a number of their offerings, but as I'm a KING KONG...Show More Summary
HBO has done an about face, canceling plans for a new season of a drama series after previously announcing it would go forward with it. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the pay-cable channel will not be doing a...
Insert the comical, but applicable, record scratch noise here. HBO has taken back their decision to renew freshman series Vinyl for a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, after consideration and the departure of the showrunner, HBO has decided to not move forward with Vinyl for season 2.
In an embarrassment of riches, Sony and Paramount both have Agatha Christie biopics in the works. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sony's will be some manner of "I have no interest in being a traditional wife" movie, which is hopefully...