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'Black Panther' Writer to Make Directing Debut With Crime Drama 'All Day and a Night' (Exclusive)

'Black Panther' Writer to Make Directing Debut With Crime Drama 'All Day and a Night' (Exclusive) Black Panther co-writer Joe Robert Cole will be make his directorial debut with All Day and a Night, a drama for Netflix. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, who produced The People v. O. J. Simpson: ...

Will Ferrell to star in Netflix pic based on The Eurovision Song Contest

Will Ferrell to star in Netflix pic based on The Eurovision Song Contest Netflix has announced that they have a song in their heart for comedian Will Ferrell, as the streaming giant has just landed a deal for the SNL alum to star in Eurovision, a comedy film based on the ...

Emily Blunt Is Being Eyed for Third ‘Sicario’ Movie, Producer Says ‘It Would Make a Lot of Sense’ for Her to Return

Emily Blunt Is Being Eyed for Third ‘Sicario’ Movie, Producer Says ‘It Would Make a Lot of Sense’ for Her to Return Emily Blunt does not appear in the upcoming “Sicario” sequel, but that doesn’t mean we have seen the last of her character, Kate Macer. In an interview with CinemaBlend, franchise producer Trent ...

Steven Spielberg is Responsible For ‘Bumblebee’s Female Lead Character

Steven Spielberg is Responsible For ‘Bumblebee’s Female Lead Character The Transformers film franchise doesn’t have a great track record with its female characters. But Bumblebee, the upcoming live-action Transformers spin-off movie, might be the first step toward ...

Sam Mendes Sets WWI Movie ‘1917’ as Next Directing Gig

Sam Mendes Sets WWI Movie ‘1917’ as Next Directing Gig Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners has won a spec package auction and will finance World War I film “1917” with Sam Mendes on board to direct. The film will begin production next April, for a U.S. ...

‘Pet Sematary’ Adaptation Starts Filming; First Set Photo Revealed by Co-Directors

‘Pet Sematary’ Adaptation Starts Filming; First Set Photo Revealed by Co-Directors The Stephen King adaptations keep on rolling. Paramount Pictures' planned Pet Sematary remake has now officially started production. Starry Eyes directors Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer shared the ...

Michael C. Hall Re-Teams With ‘Cold In July’ Director For New Netflix Mystery Thriller

Michael C. Hall Re-Teams With ‘Cold In July’ Director For New Netflix Mystery Thriller Michael C. Hall has made quite a few interesting career choices since hanging up the knives as Dexter on his titular Showtime TV show. From starring in films like “Christine,” “Kill Your Darlings,” ...

Optimus Prime Could Get His Own Solo ‘Transformers’ Spin-Off Following ‘Bumblebee’

Optimus Prime Could Get His Own Solo ‘Transformers’ Spin-Off Following ‘Bumblebee’ Since plans for another sequel in the primary Transformers franchise appear to be more dead than Cybertron, it sounds like Paramount Pictures and Lorenzo di Bonaventura are rethinking how they might ...

Shanghai: Nicolas Cage Touts Next Film Project 'Primal'

Shanghai: Nicolas Cage Touts Next Film Project 'Primal' Bearded, besuited and wearing a bold pair of mirrored sunglasses, Nicolas Cage swept into the Shanghai International Film Festival over the weekend to tease his latest movie and walk the event's red ...

Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic Project Sets Up At Paramount Pictures

Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic Project Sets Up At Paramount Pictures Exclusive: The biopic about Sammy Davis, Jr. now has been set up at Paramount Pictures, where producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has his overall deal. The project is on the development fast track, soon ...

Dr. Dre Is Making a Movie About Marvin Gaye (Exclusive)

Dr. Dre Is Making a Movie About Marvin Gaye (Exclusive) Dr. Dre is working on a movie about the late singer Marvin Gaye, Variety has learned. The rapper, whose film credits include 2015’s “Straight Outta Compton,” on which he served as a producer and an ...

‘Black Panther’ And ‘Stranger Things’ Dominate 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards

The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards were handed out Monday night, er, Saturday night and then edited and aired Monday night for the world’s enjoyment. Tiffany Haddish was an energetic host and took home ...

BAFTA Implements New Diversity Requirements For 2019 Film Awards

Originally unveiled in 2016, new eligibility requirements for the BAFTA Film Awards are formally coming into effect. These concern the British film categories at the Ee British Academy Film Awards in ...

Inside Jean-Michel Basquiat’s teen years

New documentary Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat reveals his early career, from the mob and Xerox machines to being a bad house guest Jean-Michel Basquiat was a pain in ...

Bafta confirms diversity requirements for 2019 British film awards

Entries for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut must comply with BFI Diversity Standards. Bafta has confirmed films must now comply with diversity requirements to be eligible for its ...

BAFTA Details Diversity Requirements for 2019 Film Awards

BAFTA has spelled out the diversity criteria films will need to meet for the two British film categories in its 2019 Film Awards. The British Academy came in for a barrage of criticism after this ...

Best films of 2018 so far

The very best of 2018, from Black Panther rewriting the rules for superheroes, Gary Oldman going to war as Churchill, and Maxine Peake blazing her way through 70s sexism Raucous thriller about the ...

Huayi Bros.’ Dennis Wang Makes Reassurances, Promises Stock Purchases

Dennis Wang, founder and chairman of Chinese film conglomerate Huayi Brothers Media, said Monday that he would invest $16 million (RMB100 million) in the company over the next year. The move is ...

MTV Movie and TV Awards: 10 Standout Moments

MTV award shows are known for contributing some of the most shocking water cooler moments in television history, and the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards were no exception. Tiffany Haddish set the tone for ...

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Reign at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards (Full List)

‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Reign at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards (Full List) It was a night of Wakanda pride and ’80s nostalgia at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, with “Black Panther” winning the most film awards and “Stranger Things” dominating the television field. Tiffany ...

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