The future of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has been in question for months, ever since the Los Angeles Times exposed its loose financial practices and lack of diversity. But with NBC’s announcement on Monday that it would not broadcast the Golden Globes in 2022, it began to seem that the HFPA might not survive […]
MTV has announced that Scarlett Johansson will be honored with the Generation Award during the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The Generation Award celebrates “beloved actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names,” according to MTV. Past recipients include Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Chris Pratt, Will Smith, […]
The actor posted his musings on Twitter just days after co-star LaKeith Stanfield faced backlash for a Clubhouse chat Donald Glover has returned to Twitter, and he has some thoughts to get out. Early Tuesday morning, the actor posted a set of tweets addressing why he thinks TV show and movies have been boring lately: cancellation. In his first tweet since November of last year, Glover noted that he’d been seeing people on Twitter “havin a discussion about how tired they were of reviewing boring stuff” when it comes to new series and movies. For him, the boredom stems from a lack of risk-taking, due to a fear of being cancelled. “We’re getting boring stuff and not even experimental mistakes(?) because people are afraid of getting cancelled,” the actor tweeted. “So they feel like they can only experiment w/ aesthetic. (also because some of em know theyre not that good).” saw people on here havin a discussion about how tired they were of reviewing boring stuff (tv & film).— donald (@donaldglover) May 11, 2021 we're getting boring stuff and not even experimental mistakes(?) because people are afraid of getting cancelled— donald (@donaldglover) May 11, 2021 so they feel like they can only experiment w/ aesthetic. (also because some of em know theyre not that good)— donald (@donaldglover) May 11, 2021 In the hours following his tweets, a debate was sparked on whether Glover was referring to “cancel culture” or if he was simply saying creators are afraid of their shows literally getting shut down by networks, with fans rushing to defend the actor on the latter. not Donald Glover getting cancelled bc people thought he was criticising cancel culture when he was actually talking about TV shows not being renewed😭😭😭 the jokes write themselves at this point— lauren🌙 (@lanaskittens) May 11, 2021 Donald Glover is talking about shows literally getting canceled off the air and off networks. Not canceled by media and society. Please use your brains.— Donald Gambino (@BecausetheLando) May 11, 2021 That said, Glover hasn’t had many projects canceled lately, beyond a planned “Deadpool” series with FX in 2018. The actor is currently in Europe — explaining the seemingly very late hour of his tweets — filming season three of his hit series “Atlanta.” Among the cast is Lakeith Stanfield, who faced backlash this week for participating in and moderating a Clubhouse chat that devolved into anti-Semitic comments. Though the actor addressed the situation and posted a formal apology on his Instagram, people on Twitter weren’t necessarily forgiving. A Jewish woman who had been involved in the chat and asked to remain anonymous told The Daily Beast “His reputation being on that stage was on the line. Twitter was watching and he was not calling out the anti-Semitism that was happening.” Donald Glover has not clarified on his tweets, going silent on the platform once more, leaving people to interpret his words and their timing as they will. Read original story Donald Glover Says TV and Film Are Getting ‘Boring’ Because ‘People Are Afraid of Getting Cancelled’ At TheWrap
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NBC will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, the network said in a statement on Monday morning. This means the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will now have to decide how or if it will move forward next year without its broadcast partner, or more swiftly enact changes demanded by industry leaders regarding the org’s […]
Hollywood players continue to back away from the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., with Warner Bros. joining Netflix and Amazon Studios in cutting ties.
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The trailer for the long-awaited “Venom” sequel is finally here — and so is the new villain Carnage. Viewers get a sneak peek at the red symbiote character from the comics, who was briefly introduced at the end of the first “Venom” film, released in 2018. In the trailer, Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson), a crazed […]
“Wrath of Man,” a heist thriller starring Jason Statham, is leading box office charts with its $8.1 million debut. It’s hardly the start to summer movie season, which typically kicks off the first weekend in May, that many theater owners were hoping would ignite with Marvel’s “Black Widow.” (Disney recently moved the release of its […]
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Filmmakers Isa Mazzei will write and Daniel Goldhaber will direct Legendary has acquired the rights to reimagine “Faces of Death,” the 1978 cult horror film by John Alan Schwartz, according to an individual with knowledge of the project. Filmmaker Isa Mazzei will write the script and Daniel Goldhaber will direct. Mazzei and Goldhaber are the filmmaking duo behind the 2018 psychological thriller “Cam.” Angry Films’ Don Murphy and Susan Montford will produce. Murphy and Montford also have “Buck Rogers” being fast-tracked at Legendary. Rick Benattar will executive produce and Cory Kaplan will co-produce. Using the underlying material as a jumping off point, Mazzei and Goldhaber will craft a film that brings the shocking fear of the original “Faces of Death” videos into the digital age, tapping into the online zeitgeist in a terrifying way. The original film was an early example of viral videos, although it was staged and fictional, people thought it was real and it was often rented under the counter by older brothers at video shops. The film advertised itself as “Banned in 52 Countries,” although this was simply hype. According to The Hollywood Reporter which first reported the news, the new plot revolves around a female moderator of a YouTube-like website, whose job is to weed out offensive and violent content and who herself is recovering from a serious trauma, that stumbles across a group that is recreating the murders from the original film. Mazzei and Goldhaber collaborated on “Cam” in 2018, which was well received by critics gathering a 93% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and “50 States Of Fright” in 2020. Mazzei and Goldhaber are represented by CAA, Anonymous Content and Granderson Des Rochers. Read original story Legendary to Reimagine Cult Horror Film ‘Faces of Death’ At TheWrap
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Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s publicist and Bravo confirmed to Variety that the network has canceled her docusoap “Don’t Be Tardy” after eight seasons. The show premiered in 2012, and chronicled the lead-up to the wedding between “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star and NFL linebacker Kroy Biermann. A Bravo spokesperson issued this statement Friday: “We have enjoyed […]
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