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Baltasar Kormakur has taken on epics like “Everest,” an action-comedy in “Two Guns” and an atmospheric Icelandic TV drama series with “Trapped.” The director-producer-writer is often drawn to tales of extreme elements and survival. Starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claifin in the true story of a couple who faces tragedy on the ocean, “Adrift” open […]
Entertainment-industry leaders and top talent are joining forces to promote the Special Olympics’ upcoming 50th anniversary. Participating in a year-long variety of events celebrating the anniversary will be Special Olympics’ Global Ambassadors’ John C. McGinley, Brooklyn Decker, Apollo Anton Ohno, Nancy O’Dell and Vanessa Williams. Other industry leaders and top talent include Ellen Degeneres, Earvin […]
In today’s film news roundup, “Superfly” moves up two days, Mick Fleetwood’s grandson gets cast and George Takei receives a film festival honor. RELEASE DATE Sony Pictures has moved up the opening of its crime thriller “Superfly” by two days to June 13, a Wednesday — giving the title a two-day head start on Disney-Pixar’s […]
An indigenous teenager falls ill when he resists tribal duties and his destiny as a shaman in João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora’s ethnographically sincere “The Dead and the Others.” Handsomely shot on 16mm to draw out the region’s warm organic tones, the film is an admirable, often fascinating fictionalized portrait of the Krahô people […]
“A year ago he was still king of the castle.” That’s what Harvey Weinstein accuser Lauren Sivan realized, reflecting on the fallen movie mogul, hours after he was arrested in New York City on Friday. “A year ago, no one would have dreamed he would be taken down by a group of fed up women […]
CLUJ, Romania — The off-beat, the avant garde and the boundary-defying take center stage at the Transilvania Intl. Film Festival, which kicked off Friday night with a soggy start to the 17th edition. Unspooling over 10 days in the lively medieval city of Cluj, a festival known for bold and provocative programming will feature 12 […]
There’s something perfect about the fact that season 5 of “Arrested Development” picks up almost immediately where season 4 left off as if no time has passed at all, alternately ignoring and winking at the fact that its cast has aged. After all (narrator voice): it’s “Arrested Development.” Opting to stick with the still unfolding […]
“John Wick” and “Deadpool 2” director David Leitch recently signed on to helm a movie adaptation of the online action-RPG “Tom Clancy’s The Division.” Video game movies are notoriously lousy. So, is Leitch worried? Yes and no, he told Collider in an interview published Thursday. “They’re two different experiences,” he said. “Obviously the video game […]
MoviePass parent Helios and Matheson Analytics’ stock has declined to its lowest closing price amid ongoing concerns on Wall Street about a cash shortage. It slid 5 cents, or 12%, to close at 41 cents on Friday. The issue has now lost more than 80% of its value during the past three weeks and declined […]
“Sesame Street” creators on Thursday filed a lawsuit against STX Entertainment, alleging that its marketing campaign for “The Happytime Murders,” an R-rated Melissa McCarthy film featuring naughty and foul-mouthed Henson puppets, tarnishes the “Sesame Street” brand. The film centers on the story of a puppet cast from a 1980s television show that begins to get […]
Gary Garfinkel, co-head of content acquisitions for Showtime Networks Inc., died early Friday morning, the company announced. He was 55 years old. “Gary was one of the most warm and welcoming people I’ve known, and was beloved by everyone who worked with him at Showtime over the past 25 years,” said David Nevins, President and […]
Netflix has regained the title as world’s most valuable media stock, at least for now, after the streamer’s shares closed at a new record high to push its market capitalization just slightly ahead of Disney’s. Netflix’s stock closed Friday at $351.29 per share, up 0.6%, to give it a market cap of $152.7 billion. Disney […]
Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is flying well below forecasts, heading for a Memorial Day weekend launch of around $110 million domestically, early estimates showed Friday. The four-day figure is significantly under the studio’s recent estimates in the $130 million to $150 million range at 4,380 North American locations. First-day grosses are coming in at […]
Polish studio The Farm 51 (“Get Even,” “Painkiller: Hell & Damnation”) is working on a new military first-person shooter called “World War 3.” It’s coming to Steam Early Access later in 2018 and, yes, it has a battle royale mode. “World War 3” claims to present a modern conflict with tactics, techniques, and procedures inspired […]
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Mario Batali, three of the celebrity chef’s restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip will close their doors this summer. According to the Associated Press, Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group partner Joe Bastianich announced the closures of Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B Ristorante, and Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria at The […]
Paul Bloch, the well-known publicist who served as co-chairman of publicity powerhouse Rogers and Cowan and worked with clients including John Travolta and Tom Cruise, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 78. Bloch was adept at handling P.R. crises, such as Eddie Murphy being stopped for picking […]
Two 18-year-old French citizens have been arrested in Paris and charged with crimes related to the hack of Vevo’s YouTube accounts last month that resulted in pro-Palestine messages being posted on several popular videos, according to prosecutors. The Paris Prosecutor’s Office identified the two suspects as “Nassim B.” and “Gabriel K.A.B.,” also known by their […]
Actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, composer and all-around Tinseltown treasure Mel Brooks has long owned an ocean-front beach house along a particularly plum stretch of sand in Malibu, Calif., he’d like to rent out for the months of July and August at a whopping $135,000 per month. The still-working nonagenarian grand-daddy of comedic parody, whose […]
Bob Dylan’s 77th birthday was celebrated with a kinetic reimagining of his 1963 solo concert at New York’s Town Hall. Titled Tomorrow Is A Long Time, the May 24 event produced by Hal Willner featured a slew of talented guests — among them: contemporary performers like The Milk Carton Kids, Emily Haines and Teddy Thompson, 60’s […]
The live-action “Kim Possible” movie at Disney Channel has rounded out most its main cast. Todd Stashwick, Taylor Ortega, Ciara Wilson, Erika Tham, Alyson Hannigan, and Connie Ray have all joined the project. All but Hannigan are pictured above with previously announced stars Sadie Stanley and Sean Giambrone, who will play Kim and Ron Stoppable respectively. Hannigan […]