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Emmy Predictions 2020: Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Serieson August 3, 2020
"Succession" and "The Morning Show" face a vote-splitting dilemma, while the rest of the nominees hope for an upset. [Updated August 3]
Andy Samberg, a Kate Bush Superfan, Says Getting Her Song for ‘Palm Springs’ Was Criticalon August 3, 2020
In Hulu’s “Palm Springs,” Andy Samberg can’t escape a time loop, reliving the same wedding day over and over. Fortunately, he also relives a catchy soundtrack that includes cult favorites like Gene Clark’s “No Other,” Leonard Cohen’s “The Partisan” and Gram Parsons’ “In My […]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Accused of Being an Illegal Cartelon August 3, 2020
A Norwegian entertainment reporter sued the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Monday, alleging a “culture of corruption” under which reporters abuse their power to suppress competition. Kjersti Flaa filed the complaint in federal court in Los Angeles, claiming the HFPA operates as a cartel in violation of antitrust laws. The HFPA […]
‘The Secret: Dare to Dream’ Soars on PVOD as ‘The Rental’ and ‘The Outpost’ Hold Strongon August 3, 2020
On AppleTV, a classic film took the #1 spot with "The Princess Bride."
Coen Bros. Made a Filmmaking Exception After ‘Big Lebowski’ Set Made Jeff Bridges ‘Miserable’on August 3, 2020
Joel Coen reveals on Roger Deakins' podcast the rare occasion where playback was allowed on one of his sets.
Netflix in Talks to Buy Amy Adams’ ‘Woman in the Window’ From Disneyon August 3, 2020
Netflix is in early negotiations to buy Amy Adams’ thriller “The Woman in the Window” from Disney, sources confirm to Variety. Disney had originally scheduled the movie for Oct. 4, 2019, then delayed the film to May 15, 2020, before taking it off the release schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney had acquired the movie
Joey King in Talks to Board Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’on August 3, 2020
“The Kissing Booth” star Joey King is in negotiations to join the cast of Brad Pitt’s action-adventure “Bullet Train.” The Sony Pictures project, based on Kotaro Isaka’s Japanese novel “Maria Beetle,” will be directed by David Leitch from a script by Zak Olkewicz. Leitch and Kelly McCormick will […]
Netflix Set to Buy Joe Wright’s Long-Delayed ‘Woman in the Window’ from Disney-Foxon August 3, 2020
Based on AJ Finn's bestseller, the Fox 2000 thriller starring Amy Adams has been on the shelf since the fall of 2019.
TCA Summer Press Tour: ‘Raised By Wolves,’ ‘A.P. Bio,’ Among Shows at Virtual Eventon August 3, 2020
The Summer Press Tour will mark the first to feature the newly-launched HBO Max and Peacock streaming services.
The Ultimate Summer Movie Season Part IV: Program Your Living Room with the Best Summer Lineup of All Timeon August 3, 2020
Picking the best summer movies since 1990 and slotting them into the 2020 calendar, we've programmed the greatest Summer Movie Season ever.
‘Rebuilding Paradise’: Ron Howard Jumped Into a Documentary Without Knowing Where the Story Wason August 3, 2020
"Many people did want the catharsis of talking about it," director Ron Howard said.
‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ Trailer: Lifetime Series Addresses Ghislaine Maxwell Chargeson August 3, 2020
The special two-night event will premiere on the eve of the anniversary of the sexual predator's mysterious death.
Bradley Cooper Circling Paul Thomas Anderson’s Coming-of-Age Filmon August 3, 2020
Bradley Cooper is poised to team up with Paul Thomas Anderson, a meeting of the mega-talents that should please film lovers. The “American Sniper” star is in talks to appear in Anderson’s next, deeply secretive venture, which is being described as a coming-of-age story set in 1970s San Fernando Valley. That’s a geographic […]
‘The Devil All the Time’ First Look: Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland Star in Netflix’s Explosive Gothicon August 3, 2020
Also starring Riley Keough and Sebastian Stan, Antonio Campos' new film about faith gone wrong drops on the streaming platform September 16.
Bradley Cooper Circling Role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s New 1970s-Set Movieon August 3, 2020
Leonardo DiCaprio was reportedly in the mix at one point to star in Anderson's upcoming 1970s drama.
‘The Kissing Booth 2’ Star Taylor Zakhar Perez on Having to Lie About a Third Movieon August 3, 2020
When “The Kissing Booth 2” premiered on July 24, Taylor Zakhar Perez had about 70,000 followers on Instagram. Within a week, he had three million. But that should come as no real surprise because Perez is the newest hottie in the “Kissing Booth” franchise. Directed, co-written and produced by Vince Marcello, the sequel to […]
Shailene Woodley, Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim Legal Thriller Sold to STXfilmson August 3, 2020
STXfilms has bought U.S. rights Kevin Macdonald’s untitled legal thriller, starring Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley, Tahar Rahim and Benedict Cumberbatch. The film, which was formerly known as “Prisoner 760.” is based on Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s memoir “Guantánamo Diary,” centers on Slahi (Rahim), who […]
Stream of the Day: Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘A Little Princess’ Is the Best Cinematic Version of Burnett’s Fairy Tale Worldon August 3, 2020
The 1995 film version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved book found a way to bridge magic and reality in enriching ways.
Canceled Telluride Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineupon August 3, 2020
Three weeks after a spike in coronavirus cases forced the Telluride Film Festival team to cancel its 2020 event, organizers have announced the lineup that would have been. “The Show,” as the festival refers to its annual feature program, planned to include “Ammonite,” a love story co-starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan; […]
Telluride Film Festival Reveals 2020 Selections: ‘Ammonite,’ ‘Nomadland,’ Werner Herzog, and Moreon August 3, 2020
There will be no Telluride Film Festival this year, but organizers have announced what the festival would've looked like.
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