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Film2Future To Premiere Student Filmmakers’ Shorts At Virtual Gala, Celebrate 2020 Class Despite COVID-19 Obstacles

Film2Future will celebrate its 2020 class of emerging filmmakers and with an upcoming virtual gala in November. Rachel Miller, the…

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Skeet Ulrich Joins Michelle Monaghan In Brad Anderson Thriller ‘Blood’

EXCLUSIVE: Skeet Ulrich is set to co-star opposite Michelle Monaghan in the psychological thriller Blood with Brad Anderson directing. Will…

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Jeremy Kramer Officially Named President Of Paramount Players

Following the news Deadline broke that he was the front-runner for the role, 20th Century Studios executive Jeremy Kramer has…

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Brian Grazer And Ron Howard: Movie Theaters Will Turn Into Broadway — And Don’t Expect Tom Cruise To Wear A Mask Onscreen

Imagine Entertainment partners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer expect COVID-19 to have an impact on Hollywood for some time to…

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‘Over The Moon’ Review: Netflix’s Heartfelt Animated Musical Skews To Younger Kids With Mixed Results

Glen Keane is a Disney animation legend whose work on such classics as The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast has…

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Netflix Co-Chiefs Reed Hastings And Ted Sarandos On Movie Theaters, PVOD And How Hits Affect Subscriber Trends

Netflix Co-CEOs Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos tackled a range of topical issues as they offered context for their less-than-expected…

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‘Fast & Furious’ Road Will End After Two More Films; Justin Lin To Direct Both For Universal

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures is planning to wrap up its Fast & Furious core film franchise with two final movies that…

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Film2Feature To Premiere Student Filmmakers’ Shorts At Virtual Gala, Celebrate 2020 Class Despite COVID-19 Obstacles

Film2Feature will celebrate its 2020 class of emerging filmmakers and with an upcoming virtual gala in November.  Rachel Miller, the…

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‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ Becomes Netflix’s Most Watched Doc Feature As Streamer Unveils Viewership For ‘Cobra Kai’, ‘Enola Holmes’, More

Netflix has given another glimpse into its viewership figures and revealed that American Murder: The Family Next Door has become…

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Endeavor Content Acquires Fantasy Novel ‘Poisoned’; 51 Entertainment & Made Up Stories Producing

The Jennifer Donnelly YA novel Poisoned was acquired by Endeavor Content for film. Lynette Howell Taylor’s 51 Entertainment and Bruna…

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Sony’s Kristen Stewart Movie ‘Happiest Season’ Acquired By Hulu And Will Premiere On The Streamer

Hulu said Tuesday that has acquired U.S. rights to Clea DuVall’s Happiest Season, the holiday romantic comedy starring Kristen Stewart…

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Sony Pictures Acquires Studio 8’s Family Comedy ‘Adulting’

Sony Pictures has landed Adulting, a high-concept family comedy feature film from Studio 8 that was written by Chris Hazzard…

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‘Wicked’ Director Stephen Daldry Exits Universal Movie Musical Adaptation

EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Daldry has exited as the director of Wicked, Universal’s long awaited screen adaptation of the smash hit stage…

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AMC Entertainment Sees Q3 Sales Plunge, Had $419M In Cash As Of Sept. 30; Plans To Sell More Stock To Raise Cash

AMC Entertainment expects revenues for the three months ended September 30 of $119 million, versus nearly $1.32 billion for the…

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‘Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War’ First Trailer: Tom Berenger & Billy Zane Star In WWII Movie

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s the first trailer for WWII movie The Battle Of The Bulge: Winter War, starring Tom Berenger (Platoon), Billy…

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Documentary ‘Hold Your Fire’ Wins Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize

Documentary Hold Your Fire directed by Stefan Forbes (Boogie Man, The Lee Atwater Story) has nabbed the second annual Library…

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James Redford, filmmaker and Robert Redford’s son, dies at 58

James Redford has passed away at the age of 58, his wife Kyle has confirmed. The filmmaker and environmental activist,…

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‘There’s Always Hope’: Colm Meaney, Kate Ashfield & Newcomer Hannah Chin Lead Drama Now Underway In Portugal

EXCLUSIVE: Principal photography is underway in the Algarve, Portugal, on writer-director Tim Lewiston’s (The Hot Potato) feature drama There’s Always…

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German Studio Leonine Secures $220M In Financing Through Loans & Credit Lines

German major Leonine says it has “rearranged its long-term group financing” with €190M ($222M) in loans and revolving credit lines.…

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Sony Pictures Enters First Look Deal With Jeff Friday Media For First Access To American Black Film Festival Titles

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is changing the game with its latest venture. The studio has revealed that they have…

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‘Succession’s Jeremy Strong To Play Biographer John Gruen In Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein ‘Maestro’ At Netflix

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Strong is negotiating to co-star in Maestro, the Bradley Cooper-directed drama on composer Leonard Bernstein for Netflix. Strong…

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Jeff Bridges confirms lymphoma diagnosis | Music News

The Big Lebowski actor Jeff Bridges has confirmed he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. In a post on social media…

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Jeff Bridges Says He’s Been Diagnosed With Lymphoma, Prognosis “Good”

Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The Dude himself confirmed his illness on Twitter on Monday afternoon. “As the…

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Jeff Bridges Says He’s Been Diagnosed With Lymphoma, Prognosis “Good”

Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma. The Dude himself confirmed his illness on Twitter Monday afternoon. “As the Dude…

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New York State Issues Cinema Safety Guidelines Ahead Of Friday’s Movie Theater Reopenings

New York state on Monday published its reopening guidelines for movie theaters, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has allowed to open…

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Taylor Kitsch In, Machine Gun Kelly Out Of Indie Drama ‘Wash Me In The River’

EXCLUSIVE: Taylor Kitsch has been set as the new male lead in Wash Me in the River, after Colson “Machine…

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Watch the trailer for Chadwick Boseman’s final film ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Netflix has shared the first trailer for Chadwick Boseman’s final film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – you can watch it…

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Film Review: ‘Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation’

Two of the most engaging and beguiling talkers—and, oh yes, two of the better writers—of the last century share the…

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‘John Wick’ roller coaster set to open in Dubai next year

A new roller coaster based on the popular John Wick movie franchise is set to open in Dubai next year.…

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John Pollono’s ‘Small Engine Repair’ Motors To Where Hollywood Movies Go To Lure Distributors: The Drive-In

EXCLUSIVE: Small Engine Repair, the indie adaptation of John Pollono’s play, finally gets its big screen moment as it tries…

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Lauded Docu Helmer R.J. Cutler Launches This Machine Production Shingle With Industrial Media Backing

EXCLUSIVE: As his superb Showtime documentary Belushi premieres next month and with Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry upcoming…

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Ayo Edebiri, Nico Hiraga, Others Round Out Cast Of Ace Entertainment’s ‘Hello, Goodbye And Everything In Between’

Ace Entertainment’s Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between has rounded out its cast adding Ayo Edebiri, Nico Hiraga, Jennifer Robertson,…

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Netflix Unveils ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’; Viola Davis Talks Importance Of Project And Praises Co-Star Chadwick Boseman – Watch The Trailer

Viola Davis is the first Black actress to win a Tony, Emmy and Oscar. Could a Grammy be in her…

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Eva Longoria Joins Ice Cube In Untitled Patrick Aiello/ Timur Bekmambetov Sci-Fi Pic For Universal

EXCLUSIVE: Eva Longoria is set to join Ice Cube in the untitled grounded sci-fi movie for the studio with Patrick…

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New study ranks scariest horror films by average heart rate

A new study has attempted to rank the scariest horror films of all time by monitoring viewers’ average heart rates.…

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‘On The Come Up’: Wanuri Kahiu Set To Direct Feature Based On ‘The Hate U Give’ Author Angie Thomas’ Book

EXCLUSIVE: Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu has come aboard to direct Paramount Player’s feature adaptation of bestselling author Angie Thomas’ second novel…

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Queen Latifah, Robert Duvall & Ben Foster Join Adam Sandler In Netflix Sports Movie ‘Hustle’

EXCLUSIVE: Queen Latifah, Oscar winner Robert Duvall, and Ben Foster will star opposite Adam Sandler in Hustle, the Netflix basketball…

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Academy Museum Hires Jacqueline Stewart As Chief Artistic And Programming Officer

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures said Monday that it has hired scholar, film programmer, professor and writer Jacqueline Stewart…

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Free Streaming Service Tubi Adds Films From China’s Wanda Pictures

Tubi has begun a content relationship with Chinese film and television studio Wanda Pictures, with two titles coming to the…

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Irish Film & TV Academy Winners; Javier Bardem Pic Rolls In Spain; Tallinn Black Nights Diversity Prize; Carol Rhyu To Helm ‘Chap And Grind’ – Global Film Briefs

The winners of the 2020 Irish Film & Television Academy Awards were announced last night, with Lesley Manville and Liam…

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Harrison Ford & Ed Helms To Star In ErosSTX Seafaring Comedy ‘Adventures Of Burt Squire’

ErosSTX has acquired comedy script The Miserable Adventures Of Burt Squire Aboard The Horn High Yo with Harrison Ford and Ed…

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‘Suicide Squad’ director confirms Ayer Cut exists and it’s “fucking amazing”

Suicide Squad director David Ayer has confirmed that the long-rumoured ‘Ayer Cut’ of the film does exist. Fans have been…

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‘Another Round’: Thomas Vinterberg & Mads Mikkelsen Reteam Is Among 3 Films Shortlisted As Denmark’s Oscar Entry

Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round is continuing its trajectory as one to watch this season. The Mads Mikkelsen-starrer has…

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Sacha Baron Cohen reveals how he snuck into a Pence speech as Trump

Sacha Baron Cohen has detailed how he managed to sneak into a speech being made by Mike Pence while dressed…

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‘Avengers’ cast to assemble once more for virtual Joe Biden fundraiser

The cast of Marvel’s The Avengers are set to reunite for a virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden later this week.…

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Mads Mikkelsen’s ‘Another Round’ wins ‘Best Film’ at London Film Festival

The new Mads Mikkelsen-starring comedy Another Round has scooped the Best Film prize at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.…

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Watch the first trailer for new MC Stormin documentary ‘Hype Master’

The first trailer has arrived for Hype Master, a new documentary tracing the career of the late MC Stormin. The…

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‘The Kid Detective’ Makes Theatrical Debut, ‘The War With Grandpa’ Expands – Specialty Box Office

The specialty box office was fairly quiet this weekend with The Kid Detective being the new theatrical release posting numbers. The Stage…

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‘Jessica Jones’ star Krysten Ritter to appear in Netflix film ‘Night Books’

Jessica Jones and Breaking Bad actor Krysten Ritter is reportedly set to star as the villain in a new Netflix…

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Watch John Willis return as ‘Die Hard”s John McClane in car battery ad

Bruce Willis has reprised his role of Die Hard’s John McClane for a blockbuster new car battery advert. The actor…

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Japan’s ‘Demon Slayer’ Kills It With Record Opening – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: Big news this weekend out of Japan where anime adaptation Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train shattered…

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George Clooney Talks Importance Of Dissent, Upcoming Netflix Pic ‘The Midnight Sky’ & Time He Almost Starred In ‘The Notebook’ With Paul Newman

During a virtual screen talk today at the 64th BFI London Film Festival, George Clooney discussed the importance of journalistic…

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Sacha Baron Cohen calls Donald Trump an “overt racist” whose behaviour emboldens others

Sacha Baron Cohen has claimed that Donald Trump is an “overt racist” whose behaviour has emboldened others to reveal their…

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‘No Time To Die’ crew used 8,400 gallons of Coke for James Bond stunt

The producers of No Time To Die have revealed they used 8,400 gallons of Coca-Cola to make a cobbled street…

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Russo Brothers & ‘Avengers’ Stars To Assemble For Joe Biden Fundraiser

Joe and Anthony Russo will reunite with Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo not for a new Avengers film,…

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Los Angeles Coronavirus Update: Officials Report 10 New Deaths, 953 Positive Cases

Los Angeles Public Health reported 10 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Saturday. The latest update shows a drop in…

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‘Martin Eden’ Is Vividly Rendered Take On Jack London’s Novel

Quite like the scorpion that stings the frog that’s offered to transport it to the other side of the river,…

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50 Cent signs three-film deal to produce horror movies

Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, is entering the horror movie space in a three-film deal with Eli Roth and indie…

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The cast of surreal horror ‘Evil Eye’ explain film’s cryptic ending

The cast of new Amazon Prime Video horror Evil Eye have explained the film’s cryptic ending in a new interview…

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Netflix Western ‘The Harder They Fall’ Stops Production Following Positive COVID Test

Deadline has confirmed that the New Mexico shoot of Netflix’s Idris Elba-Regina King western The Harder They Fall has stopped…

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Adam Sandler says he worried that he would “ruin” ‘Punch Drunk Love’

Adam Sandler has revealed he was terrified that he would “ruin” Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch Drunk Love, after the actor…

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‘Spellbound’ and ‘King Arthur’s Court’ actor Rhonda Fleming has died

Rhonda Fleming, best known for starring in the movies Spellbound and Gunfight At The O.K. Corral, has died aged 97.…

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Ennio Morricone’s unreleased music to feature on posthumous album | Music News

A posthumous Ennio Morricone album is set to be released, featuring 7 previously unreleased songs from the late composer. The…

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Peter Bart: “Corporate Restructuring” Stirs Mounting Fears In Hollywood As Major Studio Layoffs Loom

With yet another major round of layoffs about to hit Hollywood, I am reminded of Ben Hecht’s explanation of how…

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Boston News Anchor Fired For Cameo In New Adam Sandler Film ‘Hubie Halloween’

Boston news anchor Alaina Pinto has been fired by station WHDH for appearing in Adam Sandler’s new Netflix Halloween movie,…

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Suspect Arrested In Film Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd Atlanta Murder

A 30-year-old man was arrested Friday by Atlanta police in connection with the killing of film actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd.…

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Pete Hammond’s Notes On The Season: How Oscar Can Save The Industry; Plus Aaron Sorkin On Saving Our Democracy

A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit.  Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7 begins streaming today on…

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MTV Studios Acquires Coming-Of-Age Film ‘Pink Skies Ahead’ Prior To Its World Premiere At The AFI Film Festival

EXCLUSIVE: MTV Studios has acquired the worldwide rights to Stampede Ventures’ coming-of-age film Pink Skies Ahead from writer/director Kelly Oxford.…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Starts Political Party To Advance Black Agenda

Controversial rapper and entertainment executive Sean “Diddy” Combs is launching a political organization called Our Black Party. Combs said its…

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Denis Villeneuve turned down Timothée Chalamet for ‘Prisoners’ role

Denis Villeneuve turned down Timothée Chalamet for a role in his movie Prisoners, the director has revealed. The 2013 kidnapping…

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The Film That Lit My Fuse: Edward James Olmos

The Film That Lit My Fuse is a Deadline video series that aims to provide an antidote to headlines about…

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Chadwick Boseman died without a will, court documents reveal

Chadwick Boseman died without a will, it has been revealed after his wife Taylor Simone Ledward filed a probate case…

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Pioneering “Cooley High” Director Michael Schultz To Be Honored By Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center

Cooley High director Michael Schultz will be honored October 24 by the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center as part…

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Johnny Depp Ordered To Sit For Deposition In $50M Amber Heard Defamation Case

After months of slipping out of having to actually sit down for the $50 million defamation lawsuit that he launched…

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Jencarlos Canela Joins Kevin Hart In Sony’s ‘Man From Toronto’

EXCLUSIVE: Actor-singer Jencarlos Canela is set to join the ensemble of the Sony Pictures’ action comedy Man From Toronto starring…

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Michael Smerconish Project Picked Up By Virgil Films For Fall Release

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Smerconish – Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking, a feature-length filmed version of the radio…

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Charlie McDowell To Direct Daniel Clowes’ Graphic Novel ‘Patience’ For Focus Features

EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features has set Charlie McDowell to direct an adaptation of Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel Patience. McDowell, whose directing…

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Bob Dylan and George Clooney working on John Grisham adaptation together

George Clooney and Bob Dylan are set to work on a new film adaptation together. The pair will adapt John…

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‘Doctor Strange 2’: ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Star Xochitl Gomez Joins Benedict Cumberbatch In Next Installment

EXCLUSIVE: Xochitl Gomez is going from The Baby-Sitters Club to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as We are hearing Gomez has…

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‘The Kid Detective’, ‘S#!%house!’ And ‘The Opening Act’ Hit Theaters, Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Trial Of The Chicago 7’ Debuts On Netflix – Specialty Preview

There is a very good mix of theatrical, digital, VOD and hybrid releases this weekend starting with The Kid Detective…

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‘Wayne’s World’ cast to reunite for Josh Gad’s YouTube series

Josh Gad has revealed that he’s set to host a Wayne’s World reunion as part of his YouTube series. The…

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Talent Roster Urging Congress To Bail Out Movie Theaters Grows To 120 As NATO, MPA, DGA Warn That Exhibitors “May Not Survive” – Update

UPDATED with additional signatories. The list of people in the creative community attaching their names to an urgent appeal to…

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Dylan O’Brien Talks Feeling “Broken” After Traumatic ‘Maze Runner’ Accident & Why New Indie Pic ‘The Education Of Fredrick Fitzell’ Came At The Perfect Time

Former Teen Wolf star Dylan O’Brien has been through a transitional and challenging period after a serious accident on the…

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Tatiana Maslany denies she’s been cast as ‘She-Hulk’

Tatiana Maslany has denied recent reports that she’s been cast as the new She-Hulk. Last month, it was reportedly confirmed…

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‘Saint Maud’ director Rose Glass explains the film’s stunning final shot

Saint Maud director Rose Glass has broken down the stunning final shot from the lauded new horror film. Note: heavy…

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Eddie Redmayne talks working with Sacha Baron Cohen on ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’

Eddie Redmayne has spoken about the experience of working with Sacha Baron Cohen on the new film The Trial Of…

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International Film Oscar: ‘When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit’ & ‘And Tomorrow The Entire World’ Among German Potentials

German Films has released a list of ten films that were submitted by German producers for consideration to become the…

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Matt Damon teases Ben Affleck for losing Batman role to Robert Pattinson

Matt Damon has teased Ben Affleck about losing his role as Batman to Robert Pattinson. Pattinson will take on the…

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‘I’m Your Woman’ Review: Rachel Brosnahan Shines In Amazon’s Nifty Noirish Female-Driven Thriller – AFI Fest World Premiere

Right from the opening images of a unrecognizable, long-haired, darkly blond Rachel Brosnahan laying on a lounge chair with oversized…

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Warner Bros & Universal Bosses Say No Movie Theater Buyouts In The Works, But “We’re Rooting For Them”

Donna Langley, chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and Ann Sarnoff, chair and CEO of Warner Bros had the same…

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‘Jungleland’ Trailer: Charlie Hunnam & Jack O’Connell In Bare-Knuckle Boxing Drama

The gloves are off down in Jungleland. Here is the first trailer for the film starring Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell as…

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Burbank Cracks Down On Public Mask-Wearing, Threatens Citations And Fines

Starting tomorrow, employees of Warner Bros. and Disney, among others, had better make sure they have a mask on when…

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George Clooney To Direct Adaptation Of John Grisham’s ‘Calico Joe’; Smokehouse Will Produce Along With Bob Dylan’s Grey Water Park Banner

George Clooney and Grant Heslov are set to give a feature adaptation of John Grisham’s baseball-themed novel Calico Joe, with…

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New Line Acquires Katie Wech Untitled Spec: Think ‘Sausage Party’ Meets ‘Toy Story’ With R-Rating

EXCLUSIVE: New Line has acquired an untitled spec script by Katie Wech for an untitled but hard R-rated comedy spec…

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Film Review: ‘The Kid Detective’ Starring Adam Brody

There are certain films that you just know are Canadian after five minutes — they’re milder, softer, more congenial and…

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How Hollywood Is Working To Help Boost Turnout Among Voters Of Color

With COVID-19 disproportionately impacting minority groups and accounts of police brutality against Black Americans becoming all too frequent, the lead…

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Jim Carrey, Wanda Sykes & Others Support NBC Blackout Of Trump Town Hall, Push Followers To Watch & Amplify ABC’s Joe Biden Event

Refresh for updates: Tension between Thursday night’s presidential town halls continues to unfold as hoards of Twitter users are calling…

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Darren Barnet, Harry Shum Jr., James Saito, Mikaela Hoover and Heather McMahan Join ‘Love Hard’

EXCLUSIVE: Darren Barnet, Harry Shum Jr., James Saito, Mikaela Hoover and Heather McMahan have rounded out the cast of Netflix’s…

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How Sacha Baron Cohen’s Plan To Use ‘Borat’ Sequel To Combat Facebook & Twitter Holocaust Denier Policies Evolved With Abrupt About Face & Surprise Lawsuit

EXCLUSIVE: You could tell from Sacha Baron Cohen’s 2019 ADL speech and his just published Time Magazine guest column that…

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Watch the trailer for Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Letter To You’ documentary

The first full trailer for Bruce Springsteen‘s new documentary, Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You, has been shared. The Apple Original Films…

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