Top News

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Nabs $7.4 Million on Thursday Night

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Nabs $7.4 Million on Thursday Night Jordan Peele’s horror-thriller “Us” opened huge with $7.4 million on Thursday night in North America. The figure easily topped Thursday preview numbers for “The Nun” at $5.4 million and “A Quiet ...

Kristin Cavallari to Host Fox’s "Paradise Hotel," Reality Series Gets Spring Premiere Date

Kristin Cavallari to Host Fox’s Fox has tapped reality star Kristin Cavallari to host its upcoming revival of “Paradise Hotel.” The series will debut Thursday, May 9, with a two-hour premiere from 8 to 10 p.m. and will air three ...

Tom Ripley TV Series in the Works from Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Steven Zaillian

Tom Ripley TV Series in the Works from Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Steven Zaillian In the age of anti-hero TV, it’s almost surprising we haven’t gotten a Tom Ripley series yet. But Oscar-winning screenwriter Steven Zaillian is on it with Deadline reporting that Zaillian plans to ...

‘The Conners’ Renewed For Season 2 By ABC

‘The Conners’ Renewed For Season 2 By ABC It’s official — ABC has ordered a second season of Roseanne spinoff The Conners. The renewal comes after series’ producer Werner Entertainment secured new deals with the core cast of Roseanne ...

"Castle Rock" Season 2 to Pay Homage to ‘Misery’ with Lizzy Caplan as Annie Wilkes

Season 1 of Hulu's Castle Rock was a treasure trove of homages, Easter eggs, and story crossovers for fans of horror icon Stephen King. Season 2 looks to continue that trend by taking on Misery, ...

Perry Mason Limited Series Starring Matthew Rhys Formally Greenlit at HBO

Perry Mason Limited Series Starring Matthew Rhys Formally Greenlit at HBO HBO is officially reviving Perry Mason. The pay cabler has formally ordered a limited series based on legendary fictional criminal defense lawyer, with The Americans’ Matthew Rhys taking on the title ...

Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ Sets Premiere Date at Netflix

Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ Sets Premiere Date at Netflix Ryan Murphy has revealed when his first Netflix original series, “The Politician,” will premiere. Yeah, that’s the one with an insane A-list cast, including stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica ...

Macon Blair to Direct and Write ‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot for Legendary (Exclusive)

Macon Blair to Direct and Write ‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot for Legendary (Exclusive) Macon Blair has been tapped to write and direct Legendary’s reboot of the cult classic “The Toxic Avenger,” sources tell Variety. Legendary acquired the feature film rights in December and have ...

Kenan Thompson’s NBC Pilot Casts Its Young Leads (Exclusive)

Kenan Thompson’s NBC Pilot Casts Its Young Leads (Exclusive) Dani and Dannah Lockett have been cast in the NBC comedy pilot “The Kenan Show,” Variety has learned exclusively. The single-cam project stars “SNL” mainstay Kenan Thompson as a newly widowed dad ...

Fat Joe Joins ‘New York Undercover’ Pilot at ABC (Exclusive)

Fat Joe has been cast in the “New York Undercover” pilot currently in the works at ABC, Variety has learned exclusively. Picking up 20 years after the end of the original series, “New York ...

Trump’s Yes Men in Congress: Timeline

At a rally in Ohio this week, President Donald Trump went after a familiar target: the late Senator John McCain. “I have to be honest, I never liked him much,” the president told his crowd at the ...

France’s Film Production Levels Remained High in 2018, But Local Investment Plummeted

While the volume of production in France remained high with 300 films made in 2018, investment in local films dropped by 15.2% to €1.12 billion ($1.26 billion), hit by the sharp decline in financing ...

See Sigrid Dance Through Heartbreak in New ‘Don’t Feel Like Crying’ Video

See Sigrid Dance Through Heartbreak in New ‘Don’t Feel Like Crying’ Video Sigrid dances in an empty room in her new video for “Don’t Feel Like Crying.” As soon as the pop singer lays on a mustard yellow rug in shimmering disco pants, the saturated interiors change ...

Rap Radio Is Playing More Women, But Streaming Playlists Lag Behind

If the future is female, then streaming services are wildly behind the times — the big winners on these platforms are overwhelmingly men. In 2018, for example, just three of the Top 25 most-streamed ...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Accused of Mishandling Child Sexual Abuse Claims

An astonishing new report in The Atlantic has revealed the alleged existence of a decades-old database of accused pedophiles within Jehovah’s Witnesses, a sect of Christianity with more than 1.2 ...

How Did the Tesseract End Up With [Redacted] in ‘Captain Marvel’?

How Did the Tesseract End Up With [Redacted] in ‘Captain Marvel’? (There are some major spoilers ahead for “Captain Marvel”) “Captain Marvel” may not have provided all that much in the way of backstory setup for “Avengers: Endgame” — which is mildly disappointing ...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us': What Does the Bible Passage ‘Jeremiah 11:11’ Say?

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us': What Does the Bible Passage ‘Jeremiah 11:11’ Say? If you’ve just stepped out of Jordan Peele’s “Us,” your head is probably spinning with questions. While we can’t explain the existential meaning of its themes like identity, free will and the fear of ...

Flashback: The Temptations Stage a Very Fragile Reunion in 1982

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations – which chronicles the epic career of the legendary Motown vocal group – opens up on Broadway this week. It’s a musical based on the 1988 memoir ...

Jack Davenport to Star With Lucy Liu on CBS All Access’ ‘Why Women Kill’

Jack Davenport to Star With Lucy Liu on CBS All Access’ ‘Why Women Kill’ “Smash” alum Jack Davenport is set to star opposite “Elementary” actress Lucy Liu on the dark comedic drama series “Why Women Kill” via CBS All Access, a spokesperson for CBS told TheWrap on Friday. ...

‘Skid Row Marathon’ Film Review: Documentary Puts Homeless Runners in Soft Focus

‘Skid Row Marathon’ Film Review: Documentary Puts Homeless Runners in Soft Focus Los Angeles’ Skid Row is rarely a place filmmakers go looking for inspirational stories. It has been home to the city’s homeless population since the 1930s and has only grown in size thanks to the ...

An error has occured. Please try again.