Category Archives: 4 – INDUSTRY NEWS
Lethal Weapon has tapped True Blood actor Lynn Collins to play a childhood friend of Riggs in season two. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
There are both new and old movies being released moderately nationwide but nothing new into more than 750 theaters, and only one of the weekend’s new movies even stands a chance at breaking into the Top 5.
Lily Collins is set to star opposite Nicholas Hoult in the biopic Tolkien, based on the life of the Lord of the Rings author. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
With the summer movie season ending this Labor Day, we now look ahead to the last four months of 2017 and what might be the highest grossers of the fall and holiday movie seasons.
Lionsgate pushes back the Taron Egerton starrer Robin Hood to September, 2018. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Half of this year’s Top 50 manuscripts come from female authors, and over 25 percent from writers abroad. This year’s Top 50 also features a wide range of genres, with everything from fantasy and thrillers, to period dramas and comedic sci-fi.
A year after The CW pulled their recent series episodes off of Hulu, the network has come to a new deal to air live streams of CW shows. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
After decades in the business making movies like Home Alone, Mrs. Doubtfire and the first two Harry Potters, the filmmaking vet is helping new filmmakers with films like The Witch and this year’s Patti Cake$.
In what is being deemed the worst weekend at the box office in 16 years, the Top 12 movies grossed less than $50 million, although the Weinstein Company managed to get two movies into the Top 5.
Dynamite Entertainment’s new take on Russ Manning’s Magnus Robot Fighter, first published by Gold Key in the sixties, gives a unique spin on the character, and it’s more than just changing his gender.
LIonsgate’s action-comedy The HItman’s Bodyguard will win its second weekend in a row with $3.2 million grossed Friday, but the Weinstein Company might have two movies in the Top 5 with the new Leap! and the expanding Wind River.
Rob Corddry, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and Max Burkholder have joined the dark comedy Benjamin directed by Bob Saget. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Legion actor Hamish Linklater and Orange is the New Black star have booked new series regular roles. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Three new movies are getting wide releases on Friday, but none of them look like they have a chance against the movies currently in theaters, as we’re likely to see one of the worst weekends at the box office in more than a decade.
Issa Rae, Timothy Hutton, Isabella Rossellini, and Elizabeth Debicki book new gigs. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Talia Gonzalez, David Hoffman and T.A. Snyder share their experience in terms of entering competitions and working as professional writers, and they also offer great insight into writer room dynamics.
Casey Neistat and Mr. Student Body President lead the seventh annual Streamy Awards with six nominations a piece. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Rooney Mara-starrer Mary Magdalene moves off of Thanksgiving, dropping its awards season run, as The Current War takes its release date slot. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
Upcoming releases from WB and New Line include It (Sept. 8), Ninjago (Sept. 22), Blade Runner 2049 (Oct. 6), Geostorm (Oct. 20), Justice League (Nov. 17) and Bastards (Dec. 22).
The winner of this year’s Sundance Film Festival audience award stars Lakeith Stanfield (Atlanta) as Colin Warner, a Brooklyn man who was convicted and jailed for 22 years on a murder charge based solely on an unreliable witness.
The Samuel L. Jackson-Ryan Reynolds buddy action-comedy fared well with moviegoers in the slower part of the month, but Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, which reteamed him with Channing Tatum for the fourth time, ended up in third place with just $8 million.
Has the director and co-creator of the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring horror franchises found a sure-fire formula for success or is it just plain luck?
With all the talk about the movie subscription service being bought by Helios and Matheson Analytics and the subsequent lowering of its monthly rate to $9.99, an actual user of the service shares some thoughts on how MoviePass could save the lagging box office.
With Friday box office estimates in, it’s looking very good that the Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds action-comedy will win the weekend by a decent margin over last week’s Annabelle: Creation. Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky is fighting for third against Nolan’s unstoppable Dunkirk.
Gemma Chan has joined Margot Robbie and Saorsie Ronan in Mary Queen of Scots. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.
The rising star said Ed Harris gave him some great acting advice at the Sundance labs, and that he’d love to work with The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra.
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Following Broad Green’s production division shut down and laying off staff, former exec Jeremy Fuchs has joined STX Entertainment.
The filmmaker’s fourth movie continues to explore the themes established in his earlier films Felon and Snitch, with Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau playing a family man who is sent to prison for a deadly DUI and is transformed by his time behind bars.
The box office was down considerably from last year, but there were a couple true standouts, including Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, which grossed more than $400 million in North America alone to take the summer crown.
Amazon taps Paul Scheer to write their Galaxy Quest revival and Amy Poehler signs on to lend her voice to an animated comedy pilot. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.