Last week, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Warner Bros. was gearing up for a new Matrix film. They dubbed it a “reboot,” a term that most other coverage (including ours) ran with, before screenwriter Zak Penn noted elliptically on Twitter that it was decidedly not a reboot or a remake. Show More Summary
Let them eat cake — but not if the frosting is in violation of any Disney copyrights. The Hollywood Reporter’s THR, Esq. reports that Disney joined forces this week with Sanrio to file a lawsuit against Michigan resident George Wilson,...
It appears that the deal between Jay Z and Weinstein Co. will continue to push on issues of racial justice: Per The Hollywood Reporter, the rapper-mogul and independent film behemoth have bought the rights to two books about the life and murder of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, shot and killed ... More »
Kate Bosworth has joined the cast of upcoming miniseries, Long Road Home, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 34-year-old actress joins a all-star cast that also includes Michael Kelly, Jason Ritter, Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Noel Fisher and Patrick Schwarzenegger. The eight-episode National Geographic miniseries revolves around the true events of April 4, 2004, [...]
Last December, Hollywood was hit with the tragic news that Star Wars saga actress Carrie Fisher had passed away. She had already completed filming on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but reports indicated that her character General Leia was meant to have an even bigger role in Star Wars: Episode IX. Show More Summary
Mandy Moore’s career has been brought back to life thanks to the NBC hit series This Is Us. While the actress is only in her early thirties, a new report claims the actress is already concerned about her looks. Hollywood has always placed pressure on actresses to look fresh and young, no matter their age. Show More Summary
Over three years after The Hollywood Reporter was accused of playing fast and loose with how it classified contributors to get out of paying benefits and more, a judge yesterday approved a class action settlement that will see the red-faced Prometheus...Show More Summary
One of the most intense business challenges Hollywood has faced during the past few years is dealing with the way the home video market has evolved. In an effort to breathe new life into it, some studios are now reportedly considering the idea of offering $30 home movie rentals after a film plays in theaters for a few weeks. Show More Summary
ABC’s terror-themed drama Quantico is back again for its second season and ready to make conservatives and Donald Trump the enemy, instead of actual terrorists, according to a new report in the Hollywood Reporter. After a few attacks...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s lawyers have a new target to go after — cats on the internet. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Trump’s legal team went after kittenfeed.com and its 17-year old founder, Lucy, sending a cease-and-desist letter after the site let users scratch at four photos of the President’s face using feline paws. The teenager […]
There is a (tenuous) Kanye connection.
The Hollywood Reporter says one of the best character actors working today is up for the co-lead in Deadpool 2! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. THR says that Michael Shannon has taken the lead on the shortlist...Show More Summary
Michael Shannon is leading the pack of actors who could play Cable opposite Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool 2." According to the Hollywood Reporter, Shannon is the frontrunner, though not the only name on the list. "Stranger Things" starShow More Summary
Hollywood studios are reportedly showing "greater flexibility" in negotiations with theater chains about the prospect of early movie rentals -- something that could affect Apple, which is also allegedly pursuing early streaming via the iTunes Store.
Wyclef Jean is speaking out about his scary encounter with the police in West Hollywood in the early hours of Tuesday morning. ICYMI, the singer was pulled over after cops matched his vehicle and description from a reported armed robbery at a nearby gas station. He was detained in handcuffs for six minutes, allegedly without any [...]
“Chuck Barris, the goofball host of ‘The Gong Show’ who also was the manic mastermind behind two other spontaneous game-show classics, ‘The Dating Game’ and ‘The Newlywed Game,’ has died,” reports The Hollywood Reporter, adding, “He was 87.” The story notes that Barris “died Tuesday...
Brad Pitt is a happy father after reuniting with his six children this past week. Hollywood Life reports that Pitt finally spent time with his kids following their weeklong vacation in London with Angelina Jolie. Are things looking up...Show More Summary
Assets of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences surged in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, to $884.1 million from $549.1 million the year beforeaccording to an annual report that was posted Tuesday on the group's website. Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is now facing a big lawsuit from author Gary L. Goldman, who has accused the studio of stealing his idea to make Zootopia. Goldman wrote Total Recall and Next, and he says he pitched Disney on an idea that was supposedly very similar to Zootopia in both 2000 and 2009. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert’s hot streak continues, as his CBS-set Late Show is now entering its seventh week at the top of the late-night ratings charts. That’s per The Hollywood Reporter, which notes that Colbert—whose show once struggled to compete...Show More Summary