When Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav spoke to investors on Aug. 4, the very first question was about his decision, announced two days earlier, to cancel the release of DC comics adaptation “Batgirl,” taking the HBO Max production (as well as “Scoob!: Holiday Haunt”) as a tax write-down instead. If Zaslav hoped his answer […]
Sylvester Stallone is synonymous with the character of Rocky Balboa, the scrappy underdog boxer who first brought him to the spotlight in the ’70s. But in recent years, Stallone has made it very clear that even though the films are inextricably linked with him, he’s not happy about the way the original deal was structured […]
Reba McEntire delivers swift justice (and a gavel to the head!) in the first trailer for the Lifetime original movie The Hammer. As previously reported, the project reunites McEntire with Reba costar Melissa Peterman. The made-for-TV film is inspired by the life of traveling circuit judge Kim Wanker, and casts McEntire as Kim Wheeler, “an […]
The FBI has completed its ballistics analysis of evidence in the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust” last year, moving the investigation one step closer to completion. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the Oct. 21 shooting that took the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Detectives have been waiting for the […]
The cast and creators of "A League of Their Own" explain how the Prime Video series tells "queer stories" not seen in the 1992 original.
Oscar Isaac appears to have changed his course when it comes to a possible return to “Star Wars.” The actor played fan-favorite Poe Dameron in the most recent “Star Wars” trilogy with Daisy Ridley’s Rey and John Boyega’s Finn, but he ended his run burnt out and doubtful that he’d ever return for more. However, […]
The fate of Warner Bros.’ The Flash hangs in the balance as actor Ezra Miller continues to make headlines for their controversial behavior and various arrests. An outright shelving of the film is not off the table, though it would be a last resort. Warners — and its new parent company, Warner Bros. Discovery — had hoped to […]
Emma Thompson has defended the role of intimacy coordinators on set in a new interview. During an appearance on the Australian “Fitzy & Wippa” radio show to promote her new film, “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” one of the presenters asked the Oscar-winning actor what she made of Sean Bean’s recent comments in which […]
'Sex Education' star Emma Mackey plays 'Wuthering Heights' author Emily Brontë in actor Frances O'Connor's debut as writer-director.
There is no joy in Mudville, goes the famous poem “Casey at the Bat.” There also will be no joy in Dyersville, Iowa in 2023, as the Field of Dreams complex will not host a Major League Baseball game. Construction on a youth baseball and softball complex was cited as the reason for the tourist […]
The Walt Disney Co. powered up a strong June quarter, highlighted by a 14.4 million gain in Disney+ streaming subscribers and a robust rebound in theme park revenue — topping Wall Street expectations on most metrics. Disney+ paid customers stood at 152.1 million as of July 2, the end of the conglomerate’s third quarter of […]
Jordan Peele’s latest nightmare, “Nope,” has crossed $100 million at the domestic box office, marking the director’s third feature film (out of three) to achieve that benchmark. After three weeks on the big screen, the film’s North American tally stands at $100.32 million. “Nope” — starring Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer as siblings who discover […]
Nicholas Hoult, Ralph Fiennes, and Judith Light also star in the film, in theaters November 18.
After a year off the air, the Golden Globe Awards will be back on NBC in 2023, multiple high-level sources briefed on the plan tell The Hollywood Reporter. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the embattled organization of non-American journalists and photographers behind the Golden Globes, came under heavy fire just ahead of the 2021 ceremony […]
Birds of Prey‘s bat-swinging girl is still planning to step up to the plate for HBO Max. In the wake of Warner Bros. Discovery abruptly pulling the plug on the nearly complete, Leslie Grace-starring Batgirl movie, a spokesperson for Warner Bros. Pictures confirms for TVLine that the Black Canary standalone movie that was first announced […]
First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden will be introducing National Geographic’s latest series “America’s National Parks,” set to premiere Aug. 29. Narrated by Garth Brooks, the five-part docuseries celebrates the world-famous and lesser-known national parks across the U.S., from Yosemite to Big Bend National Park. The series will first be introduced by […]
Netflix has dropped the trailer for the film Do Revenge starring Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Rish Shah, Jonathan Davis, Alisha Boe and more.
Batgirl may have been told to suddenly hang up her cowl, but HBO Max’s live-action Green Lantern series is still on track to fly high. In the wake of the recent WarnerBros Discovery shake-up — in addition to the nearly finished Batgirl movie getting unceremoniously shelved, HBO Max is merging with Discovery+ come Summer 2023, […]
Another DC Comics property has gotten the ax at HBO Max. Strange Adventures, an anthology series from executive producer Greg Berlanti that was to feature some lesser-known characters from the DC universe, isn’t moving forward at the streamer, HBO Max confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Filmmaker Kevin Smith, who was set to direct and co-write […]
The direct-to-Hulu release of “Prey,” the action-thriller prequel to “Predator,” notched the most viewing hours ever on the Disney-owned streamer in its first three days — among all TV series and movies. That would mean “Prey” had a bigger aggregate viewing-time total over three days than “The Kardashians,” which Hulu in April said was its […]
As the legal woes continue to pile up for Ezra Miller, some (not Warner Bros.) are trying to add as many degrees of separation as possible from The Flash actor. According to Variety, Mary Harron’s (American Pyscho, I Shot Andy Warhol) Dalíland will close out the 47th Toronto Film Festival, with a tinsy omission: Ezra Miller appears in a lead role in the film.
EXCLUSIVE: Ethan Coen looks to have found the leads for his untitled pic at Working Title and Focus Features. Sources tell Deadline that Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan are set to star in the film, which will marks Coen’s first time directing a film on his own after having spent his movie career co-directing and […]