In today’s film news roundup, Jeff Nichols makes his first music video with his brother’s band Lucero and the films “Brampton’s Own” and “Take Light” have gotten distribution. MUSIC VIDEO “Loving” writer-director Jeff Nichols has moved into the music video world with the release of his short film “Long
Ask La Roux’s permission before using her 2009 hit song “Bulletproof” to promote bulletproof back-to-school gear. In a segment highlighting “back-to-school” fashion for “Mornings with Maria” on Monday, Fox Business featured the song as the lead-in track with the lyrics “This time, baby, I’ll be bulletproof
Friends and colleagues of Craig Zadan remembered the prolific producer of musicals, TV shows and movies for his talent in shepherding ambitious productions, for his loyalty and support and for his love of the industry. Zadan’s death at 69 following complications from shoulder replacement surgery shocked
Enduringly brilliant music composer, Ryuichi Sakamoto has been named as Asian Filmmaker of the year by the Busan International Film Festival. He won an Oscar for best original score, with Bernardo Bertolucci ‘s “The Last Emperor” in 1986. He will receive his prize in October during the festival’s opening
WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen’s guilty plea on Tuesday also pointed to something that was a factor in coverage of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign — namely the laudatory publicity he got from the National Enquirer. In indictment documents unsealed shortly after Cohen appeared at a New York federal
Craig Zadan, the prolific producer known for his touch with stage, TV and film musicals including NBC’s recent return to live event productions and three Academy Awards telecasts, has died. He was 69. Zadan died Monday night at his Hollywood Hills home of complications from a recent shoulder replacement
Monica Barbaro is on board to join Tom Cruise and Miles Teller in Paramount-Skydance’s “Top Gun: Maverick.” Barbaro was one of several actresses that tested with Teller last week before the studio finally made the decision over the weekend. “Oblivion” helmer Joe Kosinski is directing the film, a sequel
Netflix not only racked up the most Emmy nominations this year, but now the streaming giant and several of its competitors are preparing to give the Emmy Awards ceremony a run for its money. Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu will all release either brand new shows or new seasons of current shows on Sept. 14,
The 46-year-old actress said she considered leaving her career behind after giving birth to her son, Samuel.
Nne Ebong is exiting her role as the senior vice president of drama development at ABC Studios, Variety has learned. There is no official word on where Ebong will land after her exit, but sources say that she could be joining former ABC Entertainment head Paul Lee at his independent studio, wiip, which
ET exclusively debuts a new season preview featuring the returns of Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson, and the colorful poster!
Turns out Russian intelligence agencies aren’t the only ones using Facebook for disinformation campaigns: The social media giant announced Tuesday afternoon that it had been able to identify and remove several hundred pages and accounts associated with Iranian state media. Separately, the company also
Michael Pena is joining the live-action “Dora the Explorer” movie as the father of the title character. Isabela Moner is playing Dora in Paramount’s film adaptation of the hit Nickelodeon cartoon series and Eva Longoria is portraying her mother. Paramount has set an Aug. 2, 2019, release date. Kristin
When John Lydon begins a warm and humorous conversation by saying, “Hello, I am very much alive for anyone who is interested — don’t worry though, I’ve been working hard at not being,” you know he’s taking the piss. For all of his notorious snark and cynicism, the thing that comes through loudest in
The basketball star got candid with Kevin Hart in a new episode of the comedian's sports-themed web series, 'Cold as Balls.'
Following her epic VMA performance, the superstar launched an activewear line inspired by her music.
Chris Cooper is set to join Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys in TriStar’s Mr. Rogers pic “You Are My Friend,” sources tell Variety. “Diary of a Teenage Girl” director Marielle Heller is helming the movie from a script by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. The film is inspired by a real-life friendship
Kornél Mundruczó has been tapped to direct “Inherit the Earth,” Variety has learned. The science-fiction film has been in development for several years at Sony Pictures in different iterations. At one point, “Ouija: Origin of Evil” director Mike Flanagan had been attached to write and direct the film
The 47-year-old actress also opens up about her departure from 'Grey's Anatomy.'
Brendan Fraser has been cast in a key role in the upcoming “Doom Patrol” live-action series at the streaming service DC Universe, Variety has confirmed. Fraser will star as Cliff Steele, better known as Robotman. A former race car driver, Cliff Steele was in a horrific accident that left his body uninhabitable
SAG-AFTRA has warned its members that four companies are under investigation for falsely representing that they are the employer of performers on commercials. The union made the announcement on Tuesday, a day after telling its 160,000 members not to work for Jessica Alba’s consumer goods entity The Honest