Oscar adores biopics and fact-based dramas – and so do the Emmys when it comes to Best Limited Series

Oscar adores biopics and fact-based dramas – and so do the Emmys when it comes to Best Limited Series Most Oscarologists are aware that half of the Best Picture winners so far this decade have been biopics or truth-based tales featuring real-life people. The titles? “The King’s Speech,” “Argo,” “12 ...

Damien Chazelle's Babylon Could Star Emma Stone... and Brad Pitt

Joseph Baxter Jul 16, 2019 Emma Stone could headline La La Land director Damien Chazelle’s new movie, Babylon. Babylon, the developing would-be film from Oscar-winning La La Land director Damien ...

The Suicide Squad Goes After Euphoria Star Storm Reid as Idris Elba's Daughter

The Suicide Squad Goes After Euphoria Star Storm Reid as Idris Elba's Daughter We have word that another new cast member is being eyed for a role in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad. Warner Bros. and Gunn have reportedly set their sights on up-and-coming actress Storm Reid, who is ...

James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Adds Storm Reid as Idris Elba’s Daughter

I can't quite remember what movie it was, but I was in the middle of a screening at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival when I received an urgent text and hurried out of the theater to break ...

Storm Reid Eyed to Play Idris Elba’s Daughter in ‘The Suicide Squad’

Storm Reid Eyed to Play Idris Elba’s Daughter in ‘The Suicide Squad’ Storm Reid, who starred in “A Wrinkle in Time,” is being eyed for the cast of Warner Bros.’ “The Suicide Squad” as the daughter of Idris Elba’s character. Warner Bros. had no comment. James Gunn is ...

Abigail Spencer’s Hulu Thriller ‘Reprisal’ Adds Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan and Rory Cochrane

Hulu’s upcoming Abigail Spencer-led thriller series “Reprisal” has added four series regulars to its cast, including Craig Tate (“12 Years a Slave”), Wavyy Jonez (“Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and ...

‘Reprisal’: Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan & Rory Cochrane Cast As Regulars In Hulu Series

‘Reprisal’: Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan & Rory Cochrane Cast As Regulars In Hulu Series Exclusive: Hulu has added four new series regulars to the cast of its femme fatale thriller Reprisal, from The Handmaid’s Tale executive producer Warren Littlefield and A+E Studios. Craig Tate (12 ...

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil gets a new trailer from Disney

Disney has released a new trailer for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, its upcoming sequel to the 2014 live-action fantasy Maleficent, which sees Angelina Jolie reprising her role as the movie’s titular ...

What are the 7 biggest Oscar contenders from the 1st half of 2019? ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Us,’ ‘Booksmart,’ ‘Rocketman’ and more

What are the 7 biggest Oscar contenders from the 1st half of 2019? ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Us,’ ‘Booksmart,’ ‘Rocketman’ and more The first half of 2019’s movie year is in the books, and for some films, it was a very lucrative few months. “Avengers: Endgame,” for example, has earned nearly $850 million to date in the U.S. plus ...

All-‘American’ media guide: 9 movies, TV shows and songs for a more introspective Independence Day weekend

All-‘American’ media guide: 9 movies, TV shows and songs for a more introspective Independence Day weekend Fourth of July week is upon us, and American patriotism in 2019 has gotten, shall we say, complicated by such realities as migrant children in detention camps, the rise of white nationalism and a ...

TVLine Items: Chiklis' Coyote Finds Home, GoT Vet's New Gig and More

TVLine Items: Chiklis' Coyote Finds Home, GoT Vet's New Gig and More Michael Chiklis is officially going to work for Paramount Network, which has given his crime drama Coyote a 10-episode series order. The Shield vet stars as a border patrol agent who, after 32 years ...

Letitia Wright, John Boyega to Star in Steve McQueen’s Series ‘Small Axe’ (Exclusive)

Letitia Wright, John Boyega to Star in Steve McQueen’s Series ‘Small Axe’ (Exclusive) Letitia Wright and John Boyega head an all-star British cast in Steve McQueen’s upcoming anthology series, “Small Axe,” one of the most eagerly anticipated dramas coming out of Britain, where it will ...

Filmmaker Steve McQueen To Direct Anthology Series ‘Small Axe’ Coming To BBC & Amazon

Filmmaker Steve McQueen To Direct Anthology Series ‘Small Axe’ Coming To BBC & Amazon After his Oscar-winning work on the film “12 Years a Slave,” filmmaker Steve McQueen took five years to work on his next project, last year’s “Widows.” Luckily for film and TV fans, it would appear ...

Amazon to Launch Steve McQueen’s Anthology Series ‘Small Axe’ in the U.S.

Amazon to Launch Steve McQueen’s Anthology Series ‘Small Axe’ in the U.S. Amazon has boarded “Small Axe,” the upcoming anthology series from “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen, and will launch the series in the U.S. It will bow on the BBC in the U.K. and BBC Studios ...

Amazon Boards ’12 Years A Slave’ Director Steve McQueen’s Forthcoming BBC West Indian Drama

Amazon Boards ’12 Years A Slave’ Director Steve McQueen’s Forthcoming BBC West Indian Drama Amazon has boarded 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen’s forthcoming BBC drama. The revelation emerged as Georgia Brown, Director of European Originals at the Svod service, was speaking at the ...

Lena Waithe Criticizes Black Movie Stars For Not Financing Indies From Black Filmmakers

Lena Waithe Criticizes Black Movie Stars For Not Financing Indies From Black Filmmakers Lena Waithe is calling on African-American movie stars to do more to support up-and-coming black filmmakers. Waithe, who created Showtime series The Chi and wrote the script for upcoming Universal ...

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith and Denzel Washington for Not Financing Films With Black Talent

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith and Denzel Washington for Not Financing Films With Black Talent Lena Waithe has a bone to pick with major black movie stars like Denzel Washington and Will Smith. In an interview with The New York Times about the current state of Hollywood, Waithe says one of the ...

Chiwetel Ejiofor Joins Charlize Theron’s Netflix Movie ‘The Old Guard’

Chiwetel Ejiofor Joins Charlize Theron’s Netflix Movie ‘The Old Guard’ Chiwetel Ejiofor will be part of “The Old Guard.” The “12 Years a Slave” star has signed on for the Netflix and Skydance picture, which will also star Charlize Theron who also produces. Harry Melling ...

Michael Fassbender to Produce, Star in Lionsgate Spy Thriller ‘Malko’

Michael Fassbender to Produce, Star in Lionsgate Spy Thriller ‘Malko’ Michael Fassbender will produce and star in the Lionsgate spy thriller “Malko,” based on Gerard de Villiers’ S.A.S. series, with the studio planning to launch a franchise with the project. Eric ...

Paul Giamatti movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sideways,’ ‘Cinderella Man,’ ‘American Splendor’

Paul Giamatti movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sideways,’ ‘Cinderella Man,’ ‘American Splendor’ On June 6, 2019, award winning actor Paul Giamatti will celebrate his 52nd birthday. He is currently about to finish up his fourth season on the hit Showtime series “Billions” but is even more well ...

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