Hollywood Turns Upside Down as Pending Landmark Theatres Sale Could Be the Tip of Upcoming Exhibition Changes

A number of speculative deals are floating in the Hollywood ether, as the industry moves away from studio dominance and toward Silicon Valley. Caught in that maw is Twentieth Century Fox’s sale to ...

Hollywood Turns Upside Down as Pending Landmark Theatres Sale Could Be the Tip of Upcoming Exhibition Changes

A number of speculative deals are floating in the Hollywood ether, as the industry moves away from studio dominance and toward Silicon Valley. Caught in that maw is Twentieth Century Fox’s sale to ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Box Office Looks Bright: How an Unconventional Comedy Was Built to Succeed

“Crazy Rich Asians” opened Wednesday on a wave of favorable reviews and Warner Bros. hype promoting its Asian stars and exotic Singapore setting. That’s the right focus for the first studio ...

Ming-Na Wen Reflects On ‘The Joy Luck Club’ 25 Years Later, Praises ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ As Another “Historical” Moment

Ming-Na Wen Reflects On ‘The Joy Luck Club’ 25 Years Later, Praises ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ As Another “Historical” Moment In 1993, Wayne Wang directed The Joy Luck Club, adapted from the best-selling novel by Amy Tan. It was the first Asian American-fronted film from a major studio and it was a watershed moment for Asian ...

Jon M. Chu Says ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is A Resurgence, Not The “End All Be All” Of Asian American Studio Films

Jon M. Chu Says ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is A Resurgence, Not The “End All Be All” Of Asian American Studio Films In the months, weeks, and days leading up to the wide release of Crazy Rich Asians, there has been a surge of excitement surrounding the movie, with a flood of tweets praising the romantic comedy, as ...

New ‘Popular Film’ Oscar Draws Wisecracks: ‘Here’s an Inane New Category Nobody Asked For’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced plans on Wednesday to shorten the Oscars telecast and create a new category devoted to popular films, eliciting immediate reaction from ...

Rebecca Ferguson joins the Men in Black spinoff

Fresh from signing on as the villain in the Stephen King adaptation Doctor Sleep, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Fallout star Rebecca Ferguson has now added another big project to her upcoming ...

The Deuce to Return to HBO in September

HBO is sharing all kinds of news today from the TCAs. Now we're hearing from The Deuce and getting our first word that, yes, James Franco is still a part of the series after being accused of less ...

Emma Thompson Returns as Agent O in New Men in Black Movie

Emma Thompson Returns as Agent O in New Men in Black Movie Emma Thompson has boarded the cast of the upcoming Men in Black 4 spin-off. The two-time Oscar-winning actress will reprise her role as Agent O, which she previously played in 2012's Men in Black 3. ...

Emma Thompson Returns as Agent O in New Men in Black Movie

Emma Thompson Returns as Agent O in New Men in Black Movie Emma Thompson has boarded the cast of the upcoming Men in Black 4 spin-off. The two-time Oscar-winning actress will reprise her role as Agent O, which she previously played in 2012's Men in Black 3. ...

Emma Thompson reprising Agent O role in Men in Black spin-off

It looks like we’ll see at least one familiar face from the Men in Black franchise in the series’ spin-off starring Thor: Ragnarok‘s Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. The Hollywood Reporter has ...

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon’s Film Division Head

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon’s Film Division Head Jason Ropell has stepped down as head of Amazon film division, an individual familiar with the decision told TheWrap. While abrupt, the insider said the move was amicable as new Amazon Studios chief ...

Jason Ropell Exiting Amazon Studios

Jason Ropell Exiting Amazon Studios Breaking: Jason Ropell has stepped down from the leadership of Amazon Studios, where he has been vice president Ww head of motion pictures for three of the six years he has spent there. The exit is ...

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon Film Chief

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon Film Chief Jason Ropell is out as the head of Amazon Studio’s film division, Variety has confirmed. Ted Hope and Matt Newman will serve as interim leaders of the unit, but neither man is expected to take on the ...

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon Film Chief

Jason Ropell Out as Amazon Film Chief Jason Ropell is out as the head of Amazon Studio’s film division, Variety has confirmed. Ted Hope and Matt Newman will serve as interim leaders of the unit, but neither man is expected to take on the ...

Oscars 2019: Amazon Studios stakes claim with Timothee Chalamet in ‘Beautiful Boy’

Two years ago, Amazon Studios established itself as a significant Oscar player, winning two of six bids for the domestic drama “Manchester by the Sea” as well as Best Foreign Language Feature for “The ...

Amazon Studios Head of Film Production Ted Hope to be Honored by Locarno Festival

Amazon Studios Head of Film Production Ted Hope to be Honored by Locarno Festival Amazon Studios Head of Motion Picture Production Ted Hope will be honored by the Locarno Film Festival with its Raimondo Rezzonico price for producers who best epitomize the indie ethos. Hope ...

Amazon Studios Head of Film Production Ted Hope to be Honored by Locarno Festival

Amazon Studios Head of Motion Picture Production Ted Hope will be honored by the Locarno Film Festival with its Raimondo Rezzonico price for producers who best epitomize the indie ethos. Hope ...

‘Eighth Grade’ Director on Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Car Scene Reflects ‘Culture’s Failure of These Kids’

‘Eighth Grade’ Director on Why ‘Uncomfortable’ Car Scene Reflects ‘Culture’s Failure of These Kids’ It’s not exactly a sex scene — it doesn’t go that far — but at one point during Bo Burnham’s directorial debut “Eighth Grade,” the film’s lead, Kayla (played by Elsie Fisher), finds herself alone with ...

24 Stand-Up Comedians Turned Auteurs, From Donald Glover to Bo Burnham (Photos)

24 Stand-Up Comedians Turned Auteurs, From Donald Glover to Bo Burnham (Photos) Unless you’re Jerry Seinfeld, the number of stand-up comedians today who thrive and achieve stardom solely fro their on-stage comedy is dwindling. There’s a long history of people who got their start ...

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