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Paramount Developing Third ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie

Paramount Developing Third ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie Paramount has launched development of a third “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie — two years after “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” was a serious disappointment. The studio has ...

Jamie Bell in Talks to Play Bernie Taupin in Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ (Exclusive)

Jamie Bell in Talks to Play Bernie Taupin in Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ (Exclusive) Jamie Bell is in negotiations to play Bernie Taupin, the famed songwriter who collaborated on 30 albums with Elton John, in Paramount’s biopic “Rocketman” starring Taron Egerton as John. Dexter ...

‘Berlin Syndrome’s’ Cate Shortland Topping The Shortlist Of Directors For Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’

‘Berlin Syndrome’s’ Cate Shortland Topping The Shortlist Of Directors For Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ It appears that Marvel Studios isn’t just stringing along fans who have been begging for a “Black Widow” film for years. While nothing has officially been announced, it’s been widely reported that ...

Exclusive: Future ‘A Star Wars Story’ Spinoffs on Hold at Lucasfilm

Exclusive: Future ‘A Star Wars Story’ Spinoffs on Hold at Lucasfilm It may be a while before we see any more movies like Solo: A Star Wars Story out of Lucasfilm. Sources with knowledge of the situation tell Collider that Lucasfilm has decided to put plans for more A ...

Zachary Quinto says Star Trek 4 news expected in the next few weeks

Zachary Quinto says Star Trek 4 news expected in the next few weeks Actor Zachary Quinto has offered an update on the future of Star Trek movies. 2009’s Star Trek brought the franchise back to the big screen in a significant way but it’s television that has been ...

George Clooney To Direct Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’ From The Producers Of ‘Arrival’ And ‘Stranger Things’

George Clooney To Direct Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’ From The Producers Of ‘Arrival’ And ‘Stranger Things’ George Clooney’s track record as a director is hit or miss. While he’s an A-lister actor, with numerous hits under his belt, when he steps behind the camera, things are a bit more…dicey. Last year, he ...

Kristen Wiig Exits Reese Witherspoon-Produced Apple TV Comedy Series

Kristen Wiig Exits Reese Witherspoon-Produced Apple TV Comedy Series Kristen Wiig is stepping down as star of the half-hour comedy series being developed for Apple by Reese Witherspoon, due to scheduling conflicts with the production of the “Wonder Woman” sequel, an ...

Dennis Quaid to Play Ronald Reagan in New Biopic

Dennis Quaid to Play Ronald Reagan in New Biopic Dennis Quaid has inked a deal to play President Ronald Reagan in a film expected to begin shooting in the fall, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The long-in-the works feature film will explore ...

Fran Drescher Teases ‘The Nanny’ Revival: ‘We’re Talking About It’

Fran Drescher Teases ‘The Nanny’ Revival: ‘We’re Talking About It’ It’s been 25 years since “The Nanny” premiered on CBS, and just in time to mark that anniversary, star Fran Drescher is teasing a revival of the classic sitcom. “We’re talking about it. Peter and I ...

Stephen King & J.J. Abrams’ ‘Castle Rock’ Sets Comic-Con World Premiere + More

Stephen King & J.J. Abrams’ ‘Castle Rock’ Sets Comic-Con World Premiere + More Exclusive: Castle Rock doesn't premiere on Hulu until July 25, but San Diego Comic-Con attendees will get a lot more than a sneak peek at the psychological-horror drama. The entire opening episode of ...

Courtney B. Vance Boards Jordan Peele’s HBO Series ‘Lovecraft Country’

Courtney B. Vance Boards Jordan Peele’s HBO Series ‘Lovecraft Country’ HBO added a trio of new cast members — Courtney B. Vance, Elizabeth Debicki abd Aunjanue Ellis — to “Lovecraft Country,” its upcoming drama from Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions. The three will ...

Robert Zemeckis to Direct Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ (Exclusive)

Robert Zemeckis to Direct Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ (Exclusive) Robert Zemeckis is in final negotiations to direct Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic book “The Witches,” studio sources tell Variety. Sources say a deal is expected shortly. Zemeckis ...

James Cromwell, Bruce Dern & More Join Civil War-Era Drama ‘Emperor’

James Cromwell, Bruce Dern & More Join Civil War-Era Drama ‘Emperor’ Exclusive: Oscar nominees James Cromwell and Bruce Dern have signed on for Emperor, joining previously announced star Dayo Okeniyi in the Civil War-abolitionist film directed former Lionsgate exec ...

Mel Gibson Loses Bid to Block Release of ‘Professor and the Madman’

Mel Gibson Loses Bid to Block Release of ‘Professor and the Madman’ Mel Gibson has lost a key round in his battle for control of “The Professor and the Madman,” potentially clearing the way for the release of the star-crossed film about the origins of a dictionary. ...

Disney vs Comcast: Why the Bidding War for Fox Has Only Just Begun

Now that the ball is back in Comcast’s court in its battle with Disney over 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets, analysts expect Comcast to submit another, more expensive bid. Comcast’s next offer ...

New ‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Says Season 9 Will Focus on ‘Great Stories for the Women’

It looks like the next chapter in the zombie apocalypse is for the girls. “We’re going to see some really great stories with the women on our show [in Season 9],” “Walking Dead” showrunner Angela ...

Mary J. Blige to Star in Horror-Thriller ‘Body Cam’ for Paramount

Mary J. Blige to Star in Horror-Thriller ‘Body Cam’ for Paramount “Mudbound” star Mary J. Blige has come on board in a leading role in “Body Cam,” a horror-thriller set up at Paramount. Variety first reported on March 21 that Malik Vitthal had been tapped to direct ...

The MoviePass Effect Is Here to Stay — Even if MoviePass Isn’t

The ground is shifting under the exhibition industry’s feet. The latest evidence of the tectonic moves taking place was Wednesday’s announcement that AMC is launching its own subscription-based ...

How Smart-Speaker Maker Sonos Plans to Take on Apple, Google and Amazon

Summer has been kind so far to Sonos: The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based smart-speaker maker introduced a major new product, the Beam soundbar, earlier this month. Also in June, Ikea showed off first ...

George Clooney in Negotiations to Direct Science-Fiction Thriller ‘Echo’

George Clooney in Negotiations to Direct Science-Fiction Thriller ‘Echo’ George Clooney is in early talks with 20th Century Fox to direct Christopher MacBride’s science-fiction thriller “Echo.” The movie is set up with 21 Laps’ Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, and Dan Cohen. The ...

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