Oscars 2020: Best Supporting Actress Predictions

As always, this year’s Oscar race kicked off at January’s Sundance Film Festival. Front and center at the festival were two Amazon Studios acquisitions. Like Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s 2017 ...

Oscars 2020: Best Supporting Actress Predictions

As always, this year’s Oscar race kicked off at January’s Sundance Film Festival. Front and center at the festival were two Amazon Studios acquisitions. Like Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s 2017 ...

29 Most Anticipated Summer Movies, From ‘Long Shot’ to ‘Hobbs and Shaw’ (Photos)

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‘1969’ Trailer Tells the Story of the Most Transformative Year in U.S. History

1969 was a year of groundbreaking change in the United States: not only was it the year of the moon landing and Woodstock, but it was also the year of the Stonewall riots and anti-war protests, a time ...

‘Breakthrough’ Review: A Faith Film Survival Story That Tests the Limits of Belief

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‘Yellowstone’ Project’s Real-Life People Lured Kevin Costner To Show – The Contenders Emmys

‘Yellowstone’ Project’s Real-Life People Lured Kevin Costner To Show – The Contenders Emmys For most of his career, Kevin Costner has been known for his work on the big screen in films like The Bodyguard and Hidden Figures. But it was getting out in nature to tell the story of a family of ...

Variety’s Power of Women NY Celebrates ‘Powerhouse’ Honorees Fighting Against ‘Social Injustice’

The honorees at Variety’s sixth annual Power of Women New York luncheon presented by Lifetime shared deeply personal stories that were variations on a powerful theme: Women overcoming obstacles, ...

Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer: A Scoring Bromance

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Composer Benjamin Wallfisch Scores High in Versatility With ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Hostile,’ ‘Shazam!’

Composer Benjamin Wallfisch Scores High in Versatility With ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Hostile,’ ‘Shazam!’ This month, three very different projects will showcase three sides of the same composer: a grand-scale symphonic score for a comic-book movie; a hardcore punk sound for a nightmarish supernatural ...

Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer Set for Superhero Film at Netflix

Alec Bojalad Mar 30, 2019 Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are helping Netflix stat in the superhero game by starring in Thunder Force from Ben Falcone. At this point, Netflix is missing only ...

Netflix's Thunder Force Teams Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer as Superheroes

Netflix's Thunder Force Teams Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer as Superheroes It's beginning to look like Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are about to become superheroes. The actresses are both in talks with Netflix to star in the upcoming Thunder Force project where the ...

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer in Talks for Netflix’s ‘Thunder Force’

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer in Talks for Netflix’s ‘Thunder Force’ Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy are in negotiations to star as women who obtain superpowers in Netflix’s “Thunder Force.” The film will be written and directed by McCarthy’s husband Ben Falcone. ...

Octavia Spencer, Melissa McCarthy to Star in Ben Falcone’s Superhero Film ‘Thunder Force’

Octavia Spencer, Melissa McCarthy to Star in Ben Falcone’s Superhero Film ‘Thunder Force’ Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy are in talks to star in Ben Falcone’s superhero film “Thunder Force” for Netflix, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. The film will be ...

Disney Already Showing Off ‘The Shape Of Water,’ ‘Avatar,’ and Other Fox Titles in Company Banner

Disney isn’t wasting any time when it comes to integrating Fox properties into its marketing following the $71.3 billion Disney-Fox merger that was finalized March 21. Major Fox properties “The Shape ...

Disney Dumps Fox 2000 Label as Studio Restructuring Begins

It's the end of the media world as we know it and nobody should feel fine. That may sound dramatic but with the Disney / Fox merger complete and the ramifications now coming to light, it's clear this ...

Film News Roundup: Janelle Monae to Star in Film From Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz

In today’s film news roundup, Janelle Monae will star in a Lionsgate movie, Bill Nighy joins “Emma,” and documentaries on surfer Bethany Hamilton and Asbury Park are dated. Castings Janelle Monae ...

How Disney Could Shake Up Fox Film Slate, Starting With Brad Pitt’s ‘Ad Astra’

Disney’s $71 billion acquisition of Fox may be complete, but the studio’s distribution team now must figure out how to integrate Fox’s existing movie slate into its own. The Burbank-based studio ...

Disney Layoffs Claim Top Fox Executives Including Chris Aronson, Andrew Cripps, Pam Levine and More

Disney dropped the hammer on Thursday, cutting jobs on the Twentieth Century Fox studio lot, starting from the top. The layoffs, which are expected to eventually impact as many as 4,000 jobs, claimed ...

Heads roll at Fox after Disney takeover closes

Andrew Cripps. Andrew Cripps, Chris Aronson, Heather Phillips, Mike Dunn and Greg Meidel are among the first wave of senior layoffs at 20th Century Fox following the Walt Disney Co’s $US71.3 billion ...

Elizabeth Gabler’s Fox 2000 Division to Shutter Following Disney Acquisition

Disney is shutting down the Fox 2000 film division, run by Elizabeth Gabler. The division will close its doors after Joe Wright’s “The Woman in the Window,” which stars Amy Adams and Gary Oldman. ...

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