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‘I Feel Pretty’ Takes In $1M, ‘Super Troopers 2’ Tickets Strong $1.35M In Thursday Previews

‘I Feel Pretty’ Takes In $1M, ‘Super Troopers 2’ Tickets Strong $1.35M In Thursday Previews Write-thru, 7:44 AM: The preview numbers are beginning to roll in this morning for three new films debuting this weekend: the Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty, Super Troopers 2, and the drama/thriller ...

‘Avengers Infinity War’: 3 More Potential Cameos, The Giant Budget Revealed & More

‘Avengers Infinity War’: 3 More Potential Cameos, The Giant Budget Revealed & More We have reached the point in the Disney/Marvel “Avengers: Infinity War” Hype Machine where the actors are doing their press junkets. Based on the sheer size of the cast, secrets and news was bound to ...

Steven Soderbergh Sets Panama Papers Story as his Next Film

Steven Soderbergh Sets Panama Papers Story as his Next Film Steven Soderbergh’s return to the big screen has been coming off in a big way as he’s released Logan Lucky and Unsane in the past 8 months. Now he’s setting his sights on the infamous Panama Papers ...

'A Quiet Place' Hopes to Hold off Newcomers and Return to Weekend #1

'A Quiet Place' Hopes to Hold off Newcomers and Return to Weekend #1 Audiences may already be looking ahead to Avengers: Infinity War, but this weekend could feature an interesting battle among the top three. While we're expecting A Quiet Place to return to the ...

‘Masters of the Universe’ Finds New Directors in the Nee Brothers

‘Masters of the Universe’ Finds New Directors in the Nee Brothers Well, this was unexpected. The long-gestating (and I mean loooong) big screen reboot of Masters of the Universe has finally found its directors and it’s a duo with whom you are almost surely ...

‘Deadpool 2’s’ David Leitch to Direct Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘The Division’ (Exclusive)

‘Deadpool 2’s’ David Leitch to Direct Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘The Division’ (Exclusive) “Deadpool 2” director David Leitch has set his sights on his next project, signing on to helm Ubisoft’s “The Division” movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain. The news comes just months ...

Michelle Williams to Star Opposite Julianne Moore in ‘After the Wedding’ Remake (Exclusive)

Michelle Williams to Star Opposite Julianne Moore in ‘After the Wedding’ Remake (Exclusive) Michelle Williams will star opposite Julianne Moore in the remake of the Danish film “After the Wedding,” sources tell Variety. Bart Freundlich is directing from his own script. Joel B. Michaels and ...

The Powerful Final Scene in Scandal's Series Finale Includes a Pretty Sweet Cameo

The Powerful Final Scene in Scandal's Series Finale Includes a Pretty Sweet Cameo Attention lovers of liberty: spoilers for the series finale of Scandal lurking below! Did you really think Shonda Rhimes was going to let Scandal's final episode end without one last squeeze of your ...

Living Biblically Pulled from CBS Lineup, Replaced by Big Bang Reruns

Living Biblically Pulled from CBS Lineup, Replaced by Big Bang Reruns CBS might be closing the book on Living Biblically: The freshman sitcom has been pulled from the primetime schedule indefinitely, a CBS rep confirms for TVLine. Repeats of The Big Bang Theory will ...

Lee Daniels Boards Lesbian Love Story 'Pimp' as Producer (Exclusive)

Lee Daniels Boards Lesbian Love Story 'Pimp' as Producer (Exclusive) Lee Daniels has signed on to executive produce the indie urban drama film Pimp. Written and directed by Christine Crokos, the love story stars Keke Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee), Haley Ramm (The ...

David Frankel to Direct 'Beautiful Ruins' Adaptation for Fox 2000

David Frankel to Direct 'Beautiful Ruins' Adaptation for Fox 2000 David Frankel is in negotiations to direct the adaptation of Beautiful Ruins for Fox 2000. The story centers on an American actress who travels to Italy in 1962 during the production of Cleopatra, ...

Jesse Plemons Lands Villain Role Opposite Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ (Exclusive)

Jesse Plemons Lands Villain Role Opposite Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ (Exclusive) Jesse Plemons is setting sail with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in Disney’s “The Jungle Cruise,” sources tell Variety. Plemons will play one of the film’s villains. As previously announced, Edgar ...

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Blue Night’

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Blue Night’ In the early 1990s, Madonna met with French New Wave pioneer Agnès Varda about the idea of directing her in a remake “Cléo from 5 to 7.” That film, which was told virtually in real time, followed a ...

Yolonda Ross (‘The Chi’) on the Lena Waithe series and the reputation of her hometown: ‘Chicago has gotten a bad rap’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

Yolonda Ross (‘The Chi’) on the Lena Waithe series and the reputation of her hometown: ‘Chicago has gotten a bad rap’ [Exclusive Video Interview] Chicago native Yolonda Ross was excited to participate in “The Chi” because it presented her city “in a positive way.” Though crime happens everywhere, “Chicago really has gotten a bad rap,” so Ross ...

When a Filmmaker Sees Horror in Real Life

When a Filmmaker Sees Horror in Real Life Horror filmmakers are a privileged bunch. They get to confront evil without ever having to look it in the eye. Granted, the evils most horror films center on don’t actually exist, so confronting evil ...

Scott Baio’s ‘Charles in Charge’ Co-Star Rejects Nicole Eggert’s ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship Accusation

Scott Baio’s ‘Charles in Charge’ Co-Star Rejects Nicole Eggert’s ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship Accusation After Nicole Eggert accused Scott Baio of forcing their former “Charles in Charge” co-star Josie Davis to remove her pants for him when she was 13 years old, Davis has come out to say no way. Davis ...

Hulu Lands All Episodes of ‘Friday Night Lights’

Hulu Lands All Episodes of ‘Friday Night Lights’ Hulu has planted its flag in Dillon, Texas, grabbing streaming rights to all five seasons of the beloved NBC/DirecTV drama “Friday Night Lights.” The series’ 76 episodes went live on Hulu Friday ...

'Scarface' Reunion: 10 Things We Learned at Tribeca Film Festival Event

The Tribeca Film Festival celebrated the 35th anniversary of Scarface on Thursday night with "the greatest double feature in the history of the Beacon [Theater in Manhattan]:" a screening of the movie ...

‘Super Troopers 2’ Film Review: The Laughs Catch in Your Throat in Kooky-Cop Sequel

‘Super Troopers 2’ Film Review: The Laughs Catch in Your Throat in Kooky-Cop Sequel The opening minutes of the Broken Lizard comedy “Super Troopers 2” are so breathlessly funny they might asphyxiate you. The scene begins with a familiar set-up — a Vermont Highway Patrolman pulls over ...

‘American Idol’ frontrunners: Ada Vox, Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner and Jurnee lead Top 14 on season 16

‘American Idol’ frontrunners: Ada Vox, Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner and Jurnee lead Top 14 on season 16 It took five weeks of episodes on the “American Idol” revival on ABC but we finally have the top 14 who will sing for your votes beginning on April 22. We asked you which of these are the early ...

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