Focus Feature and Magnolia Pictures have jointly announced that they will be re-releasing the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On the Basis of Sex" and the documentary "RBG" on Friday in theaters. Both film companies will be donating their net proceeds from the films’ theatrical re-release to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation in support of their Women’s […]
"Fast and Furious" star Michelle Rodriguez reveals where she draws the line when it comes to doing her own stunts while celebrating the work of Hollywood stuntwomen in new documentary.
In the days since Ginsburg’s passing, much of the media attention had already shifted from mourning her loss to covering the looming political battle. But Steinem remained focused on remembering the Notorious RBG she knew and loved.
Zellweger made rare comments about her early horror film "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation" during a 2016 Role Recall interview with Yahoo Entertainment.
Cinematographer and director Michael Chapman, known for his distinctive camera work on Martin Scorsese's “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull” and "The Last Waltz," died Sunday of congestive heart failure. He was 84. His spouse, screenwriter and film director Amy Holden Jones’ Facebook page confirmed the news of his death, writing: “Michael Chapman ASC, love of my […]
The HBO miniseries star takes pride in how "Watchmen" has educated the public about the 1921 racial attacks against Black neighborhood.
A handful of films have emerged from the Toronto and Venice film festivals and are positioned to make a run at Hollywood's biggest prize.
Netflix will not be returning to the planet of Thra. The streamer has canceled its fantasy puppet series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" after only a single season, Variety has confirmed. The show was a prequel series to the original 1982 Jim Henson film, which tells the story of a group of young Gelflings who discover […]
Cartoonist turned production designer Ron Cobb, best known for coming up the initial design of DeLorean time travel machine from “Back to the Future” has died, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter. Cobb was 83.Cobb died on Monday, his birthday, of Lewy body dementia in Sydney, according to his wife of 48 years, Robin Love.Cobb’s designs help defined production design for some of the most iconic films of the 1970s and 80s. Cobb, who was born in 1937, broke into the industry in 1956 working at Disney as a breakdown artist on “Sleeping Beauty.” Cobb did uncredited design work on the aliens in the cantina scene in 1977’s “Star Wars,” and broke out designing the exterior of the earthship, Nostromo, on Ridley Scott’s “Alien” in 1978. Cobb also designed many of the Nostromo’s interior sets. In 1982, Cobb scored his first credit as production designer on 1982’s “Conan the Barbarian.” Cobb is responsible for designing Conan’s world, armor, architecture and weapons on that film.Also Read: Michael Lonsdale, Former Bond Villain and 'The Day of the Jackal' Star, Dies at 89While Cobb was working on “Conan the Barbarian,” he met director Steven Spielberg who was working in the same building at Universal on “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”“I would suggest [to Spielberg] angles, ideas, verbalize the act of directing — ‘Let’s do this and do that, and we could shoot over his shoulder and then a close-up of the shadow,’ ” Cobb told the Los Angeles Times in 1988. Cobb was supposed to direct “Night Skies,” which ultimately became “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” which Spielberg oversaw the rewrite and decided to direct them film himself. Cobb ended up receiving financial compensation.Cobb would go on to become the production designer on 1984’s “The Last Starfighter,” and then followed that up with the design which would become the DeLorean time travel machine in 1985’s “Back to the Future.”Cobb is survived by his wife and son.Read original story Ron Cobb, ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean Designer, Dies at 83 At TheWrap
Quibi, the mobile subscription TV startup founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg, is exploring "strategic options" including a potential sale, the Wall Street Journal reported. Launched in April 2020, Quibi has raised about $1.75 billion from major studios and other investors and has banked dozens of original series from Hollywood A-listers. The major question is who, exactly, […]
The trailer for “The Croods: A New Age” is out, and it turns out the Croods aren’t the only family on earth.There’s another, more evolved family living in a utopia of irrigated fields of produce and a fancy treehouse named the Bettermans. Leslie Mann and Peter Dinklage play Phil and Hope Betterman, and Eep Crood (Emma Stone) couldn’t be happier to meet their daughter, Dawn (Kelly Marie Tran) her first-ever friend that’s a girl her own age. But Grug Crood (Nicholas Cage) isn’t so sure all this fancy new stuff, like the TV-like bird-watching that’s got all of Guy’s (Ryan Reynolds) attention, is a good idea.Watch the trailer above.Also Read: Emmys' Historic Diversity: Majority of this Year's Acting Winners Are Black“The Croods need a new place to live. So, the first prehistoric family sets off into the world in search of a safer place to call home. When they discover an idyllic walled-in paradise that meets all their needs, they think their problems are solved … except for one thing. Another family already lives there: the Bettermans,” reads the official description from Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Animation.“When they take the Croods in as the world’s first houseguests, it isn’t long before tensions escalate between the cave family and the modern family,” the description continues. “Just when all seems lost, a new threat will propel both families on an epic adventure outside the safety of the wall, one that will force them to embrace their differences, draw strength from each other and forge a future together.”Other cast includes Catherine Keener as the voice of Ugga Crood, Clark Duke as Thunk and Cloris Leachman as Gran.Read original story ‘The Croods: A New Age’ Trailer: Meet the Bettermans, Featuring Peter Dinklage and Leslie Mann (Video) At TheWrap
“Nomadland” is off and running in the Oscar best-picture race. Chloe Zhao’s drama starring Frances McDormand won top honors at Toronto Film Festival.
Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland,” which took the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, has won the top People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. The win bodes well for the film's Oscar chances. In the last decade, every People's Choice Award winner has gone on to earn a best picture nomination at the […]
Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" hit an important milestone, crossing the $250 million mark at the global box office. That benchmark is bolstered by international revenues, where the sci-fi thriller has surpassed $200 million in ticket sales. But in the U.S., "Tenet" is still struggling to attract audiences. The movie earned $4.7 million in its third weekend, […]
"On the Basis of Sex" screenwriter Daniel Stiepleman reveals how he pitched the movie to his aunt — and why she was underwhelmed.
"On the Basis of Sex" stars Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer and Justin Theroux talk about the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "She's an incredible woman who changed the world by using her brain."
With the virtual Emmys upon us, Yahoo Entertainment talked to several industry professionals and awards experts to gauge what the Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes could look like in 2021 and beyond.
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James Caan says there wont be a sequel to the hit Christmas fantasy-comedy “Elf” because headliner Will Ferrell and director Jon Favreau “didn’t get along.”“”We were gonna do it and I thought, ‘Oh my god, I finally got a franchise movie, I could make some money, let my kids do what the hell they want to do.’ And the director and Will didn’t get along very well,” Caan told Cleveland’s 92.3 The Fan’s Bull & Fox show on Friday. “So, Will wanted to do it, he didn’t want the director, and he had it in his contract, it was one of those things.”The Will Ferrell holiday movie, first released in 2003, centered on Buddy (Ferrell), a human who was adopted and raised by Santa’s elves. Buddy learns about this and heads to New York City to meet his biological father (Cann) while also spreading Christmas cheer in a world of cynics in the process. “Elf” also starred Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Daniel Tay, Bob Newhart and Ed Asner.Also Read: Jon Favreau Wants 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 to Be Like 'Game of Thrones'Made on a budget of just $33 million, the film was a box office hit and grossed $220.4 million in world wide box office. “Elf” is considered one of the greatest Christmas movies and in 2017, Fandango users rated “Elf” the best Christmas film of the 21st century.Representatives for Ferrell did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap. Favreau’s representative didn’t immediately have a comment.Read original story James Caan Says There’s No ‘Elf 2’ Because Will Ferrell and Jon Favreau ‘Didn’t Get Along’ At TheWrap
“I love Lisa and I would do anything just to work with her again in any capacity,” Mira Sorvino said
These two Martin Scorsese crime pictures served as the launching pad for two future stars of David Chase's pioneering HBO mob drama.
The DC Universe streaming service is pivoting to digital comics, and its original TV series are moving to HBO Max.
25 years ago, David Fincher dusted himself off after 'Alien 3' and produced one of the best serial killer thrillers ever made.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston caused their A-list counterparts to break into laughter during the virtual live read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High