Months after leaving multiplexes, “Get Out” and “Dunkirk” are returning to movie theaters in the wake of scoring best picture Oscar nominations. “Get Out,” which opened Feb. 24 and grossed $254 million at the worldwide box office, left theaters in July. It received four nominations Tuesday — best picture
The 'Bachelorette' alum also revealed if any of Luyendyk's contestants have caught his eye.
The Sundance Institute and A&E are partnering on a new series of grants that will help documentary filmmakers develop their projects. Dubbed the “Brave Storytellers Award,” the program will give four directors $25,000 in seed funding, as well as mentorship from the staff of the Institute. The idea is
Peter Chernin is doubling down on Barstool Sports, despite recent controversies: New York-based Barstool announced Tuesday that it has received another $15 million from the Chernin Group, which is already the majority owner of the site. Barstool wants to use the money to hire new staff and double down
'The Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' are among this year's Academy Award nominees, presented by Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish.
A majority of employees at digital news site Slate have voted in favor of the Writers Guild of America East serving as their representative in collective bargaining. The guild announced Tuesday that Slate’s management agreed to recognize the union after a vote confirmed that the majority of eligible
Sony has pushed the release of its live-action “Barbie” movie back nearly two years from Aug. 8 to May 8, 2020. Anne Hathaway is expected to star. Amy Schumer left the project last March, citing scheduling conflicts, and Hathaway was reported in talks last summer. Alethea Jones is directing the film,
In today’s roundup, a new Oscar promo shows host Jimmy Kimmel traumatized by the best picture flub at least year’s show and STARZ will air a short film series on sexual harassment. AWARD SHOWS ABC released a new promo for the Oscars, showing host Jimmy Kimmel struggling to get past the best picture
ABC has officially ordered the reboot of “Get Christie Love” to pilot, Variety has learned. Kylie Bunbury takes over the lead role in the reboot, described as a music-driven one-hour drama that centers on Christie Love, an African American female CIA agent who leads an elite ops unit. She transforms
Sufjan Stevens is a household name… if you happen to live in an indie-rock household. Among the broader pool of Oscar-watching or -voting homes, there may be a bigger Sufjan-ian learning curve. (For starters: his name is pronounced soof-yon.) The singer/songwriter who just snagged a nomination for “Mystery
The new 'American Idol' judge caught up with ET in Mexico, where he also revealed that his dream vacation involves buddy Blake Shelton.
News anchor Megyn Kelly is once again in hot water over her recent comments regarding Jane Fonda, and this time those speaking out against her constant criticisms of the actress are the co-hosts of “The View.” On Tuesday’s episode of the ABC daytime talk show, they played a clip from “Megyn Kelly Today
Fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin died in her Portland home Monday. She was 88. Her son confirmed her death to the New York Times. He did not provide a cause of death but said her health had been suffering for the past several months. Born Oct. 21, 1929 in Berkeley, Calif., Le Guin was […]
The Lumière Academy has announced that Monica Bellucci and Jean-Paul Belmondo will be guests of honor for the 23rd edition of the organization’s Awards, taking place Feb. 5 at Paris’ Arab World Institute. The distinction is reserved for actors whose work has helped illuminate French cinema across the
Award-winning veteran awards show director Bruce Gowers, an Emmy-winning director of almost 250 episodes of “American Idol” and a 1985 Grammy winner for his direction of a long-form Huey Lewis and the News music video, re-listed his secluded equestrian compound in Malibu, Calif., with a reduced asking
In the town of Bellevue, Annie Ryder (Anna Paquin) is a detective with boundary issues. Specifically, she doesn’t have any: In the first scene, she smashes a stranger’s car window and makes amends by pressing herself against him until he stops shouting and starts kissing her. A few minutes later he is
Broadcast TV’s battle for morning viewers is reaching a new extreme. Since mid-2012, ABC’s “Good Morning America” has largely held the distinction of being TV’s most-watched morning-news program. It’s not the most important credit in the business, where NBC’s “Today” has long dominated the sunrise shows
Univision Communications veteran Jessica Rodriguez has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of the Univision Networks division, overseeing programming, production and marketing operations for the Spanish-language media giant. Rodriguez will also maintain her position as chief marketing
'Mudbound' director of photography Rachel Morrison made history on Tuesday when she became the first woman ever to be nominated for the Best Cinematography award in the 90-year history of the Academy Awards.
Russia has banned “The Death of Stalin” from being shown in cinemas after officials claimed the dark comedy was offensive. A Russian culture ministry spokeswoman said the film is being pulled for containing “information whose distribution is legally banned in Russia,” according to Agency France-Presse
The drama project “Manifest” from Jeff Rake and Robert Zemeckis has been ordered to pilot at NBC, Variety has learned. In the series, described as a mystery thriller, a plane disappears from radar and returns years later after being untraceable and presumed lost at sea. No time has passed for those on