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‘Just Mercy’ Is Now Available As A Free VOD Rental In June In Response To The George Floyd Killing

‘Just Mercy’ Is Now Available As A Free VOD Rental In June In Response To The George Floyd Killing Over the past few days, we’ve seen a number of actors, filmmakers, and studios show their support for the Black community while condemning racism. Some have even put up large sums of money to support ...

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Star Simon Pegg Details How Movie Will Resume Production in September (Exclusive)

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Star Simon Pegg Details How Movie Will Resume Production in September (Exclusive) “Mission: Impossible 7” is set to restart filming in September after shutting down filming earlier this year due to Covid-19 — and the film’s outdoor scenes are set to shoot first. Actor Simon Pegg, ...

Bad Robot, Katie McGrath & J.J. Abrams Foundation Pledge $10 Million for Anti-Racist Organizations

Bad Robot, Katie McGrath & J.J. Abrams Foundation Pledge $10 Million for Anti-Racist Organizations Bad Robot Productions and the Katie McGrath & JJ Abrams Family Foundation announced charitable donations to a number of organizations “committed to anti-racist agendas.” In a statement posted on the ...

Victoria Mahoney in Talks to Make Studio Directorial Debut on Paramount’s ‘Kill Them All’

Victoria Mahoney in Talks to Make Studio Directorial Debut on Paramount’s ‘Kill Them All’ Victoria Mahoney, the first woman ever to work behind the camera on a “Star Wars” film, is in talks to make her major studio feature directorial debut on “Kill Them All” for Paramount. “Kill Them ...

David Ayer’s Original ‘Suicide Squad’ Cut Had a Stronger Connection to ‘Justice League,’ a “Rich and Dimensional” Joker

David Ayer’s Original ‘Suicide Squad’ Cut Had a Stronger Connection to ‘Justice League,’ a “Rich and Dimensional” Joker Now that the long-debated Justice League Snyder Cut has been confirmed to debut on HBO Max next year, Suicide Squad director David Ayer hasn’t held back in advocating for an “Ayer Cut” of his ...

James Cameron and Jon Landau Return to New Zealand for ‘Avatar’ Restart

James Cameron and Jon Landau Return to New Zealand for ‘Avatar’ Restart Director James Cameron and producer Jon Landau arrived in Wellington, New Zealand on Sunday morning local time in preparation for the resumption of filming of the “Avatar” film series. Some 54 ...

How IMAX Sees Theaters Reopening and the Box Office Pressure on ‘Tenet’

How IMAX Sees Theaters Reopening and the Box Office Pressure on ‘Tenet’ While theater chains like AMC, Cinemark and Regal game plan on how to reopen this summer, Imax faces unique challenges when it comes to getting audiences back in the seats of its premium platform ...

Spike Lee releases short film as part of George Floyd protests

Spike Lee releases short film as part of George Floyd protests Lee intercuts footage of his 1989 film Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths Warner: some viewers may find the following ...

Herb Stempel, Whistleblower Who Inspired Robert Redford Film ‘Quiz Show,’ Dies at 93

Herb Stempel, Whistleblower Who Inspired Robert Redford Film ‘Quiz Show,’ Dies at 93 Herb Stempel, the federal whistleblower who exposed how the NBC game show “Twenty-One” was manipulated for ratings, died last month at the age of 93. His death was confirmed this weekend by Stempel’s ...

My favourite film aged 12: The Sixth Sense

My favourite film aged 12: The Sixth Sense M Night Shyamalan’s ghost story terrified me to my teenage core – and ignited a love for clever storytelling Read all the other My favourite film choices The best arts and entertainment during ...

John Leguizamo directorial debut lands at Cmg for international sales (exclusive)

John Leguizamo directorial debut lands at Cmg for international sales (exclusive) Vertical Entertainment holds Us rights and plans September release. Cinema Management Group (Cmg) has acquired international sales rights ahead of the Cannes virtual market to John Leguizamo’s ...

French People Rally to Support Black Lives Matter Protests, Demand Justice for Adama Traoré

French People Rally to Support Black Lives Matter Protests, Demand Justice for Adama Traoré More than 20,000 people took the streets of Paris, France, to support Black Lives Matter protests and demand justice for Adama Traoré, a young black man who, like George Floyd, was killed due to ...

Film News Roundup: Lionsgate Executive Corii Berg Named to USC Board of Trustees

Film News Roundup: Lionsgate Executive Corii Berg Named to USC Board of Trustees In today’s film news roundup, Lionsgate executive Corii Berg joins the USC Board of Trustees, Night Fox Entertainment unveils a trilogy and Newark-based documentary “Why Is We Americans” gets a ...

Universal’s Donna Langley Calls on Los Angeles County to Resume Production Under New Safety Guidelines

Universal’s Donna Langley Calls on Los Angeles County to Resume Production Under New Safety Guidelines Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, has called on Los Angeles County authorities to resume all film and television production, following the submission of a 22-page ...

Peggy Pope, the Comedic Secretary in ‘9 to 5’, Dies at 91

Peggy Pope, the Comedic Secretary in ‘9 to 5’, Dies at 91 Character actor Peggy Pope, who played the alcoholic office secretary in the hit comedy movie “9 to 5,” died on May 27 in Fort Collins, Colo. She was 91. Pope’s family announced her passing and plans ...

‘Betty Broderick Story’ Review: A Sordid True Crime Gets a Surprisingly Compassionate Telling

‘Betty Broderick Story’ Review: A Sordid True Crime Gets a Surprisingly Compassionate Telling At 5:30 a.m. on November 5, 1989, Betty Broderick used a key stolen from her daughter to enter the San Diego home of her ex-husband, Dan Broderick, and his new wife, Linda, and shot them both dead. I ...

Stephanie Beatriz and Other TV Cops Donate Earnings to Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Beatriz and Other TV Cops Donate Earnings to Black Lives Matter In the wake of declarations by President Donald J. Trump to bring “law and order” to the country, television’s cops are donating to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. With social ...

‘Becky’: Film Review

‘Becky’: Film Review Thirteen can be a petulant age, but hell hath no fury like the pubescent heroine of “Becky,” who has the ill luck to confront a gang of escaped cons — though that’s definitely worse luck for them, as ...

Superpower Cold War To Have Chilling Effect on China-u.S. Entertainment Business

Superpower Cold War To Have Chilling Effect on China-u.S. Entertainment Business The East-West tussle between efficient authoritarianism and the wealthy but decaying democratic-capitalist model has seen blood spilled daily on the streets of Hong Kong — even more so now that ...

Lea Seydoux to Star in French Period Thriller ‘Party of Fools’ (Exclusive)

Lea Seydoux to Star in French Period Thriller ‘Party of Fools’ (Exclusive) Lea Seydoux, the French star of Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” will headline “Party of Fools” (“Le Bal des Folles”), a high-profile period drama-thriller to be directed by Arnaud des Pallières. ...

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