News

‘The Maids’ Theater Review: Cate Blanchett Enters the Camp Pantheon Wearing Alexander McQueen
At long last, women have taken back the world of camp from the drag queens. And Cate Blanchett is just the actress to lead the charge. The Sydney Theatre Company's production of “The Maids&#...
Zack Snyder Defends Aquaman’s Involvement in ‘Batman v Superman’
Zack Snyder clearly doesn’t play favorites among his superhero stars. The director called into a local Detroit radio station on Friday morning to defend Aquaman, indirectly teasing his involveme...
Starz's’ Outlander’ Boss Ronald D. Moore on Pleasing Book Fans: An Element of the Fandom Will Hate the Show
Producer Ronald D. Moore is no stranger to fervent fandoms after working on both the “Star Trek” and “Battlestar Galactica” franchises. Now, he has adapted Diana Gabaldon‘...
News Thumbnail
Veteran Publicist Mack Newberry Dies at 89
Newberry represented stars including Dolly Parton, Carol Burnett and Donny and Marie Osmond along with handling publicity for the Grammys and the famed Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King tennis showdown.rea...
‘Law & Order’ Veteran Writer-Producer Rene Balcer Drops UTA to Return to CAA
“Law & Order” veteran writer-producer Rene Balcer has left UTA to return to his original agency, CAA. Balcer joined UTA, which also represents “L&O” creator Dick Wolf, ...
Watch: Steven Soderbergh's 'The Knick' Pilot Is Now on YouTube
Last night, Cinemax debuted the highly anticipated first episode of "The Knick," Steven Soderbergh's first television directing gig since the HBO series "K-Street" in 2003. The pil...
News Thumbnail
Emmys: Bryan Cranston, Josh Charles on What Surprised Them Most About Their Characters
From shocking season finales to emotional weddings and all the quirky stuff in between (we're looking at you, Fred Armisen), 15 acting contenders reveal the behind-the-scenes angst — and antics — ...
Watch: ‘The Knick’ Premiere for Free Online
If you missed the premiere of “The Knick” on Friday, here’s your chance to take a free bloody trip back to the 1900s. Cinemax has put the pilot up on YouTube. Directed by Steven Soderbergh a...
Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic Finds Its Missy Elliott and Timbaland
You can't have a movie about Aaliyah without her musical mentors. A network representative told TheWrap that Lifetime's Aaliyah biopic has cast Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith as produce...
Channing Tatum vs. Ryan Guzman: An Ultimate ‘Step Up’ Dance-Off (Video)
“Step Up All In,” the fifth film in the “Step Up” franchise hit theaters Aug. 8. Since the first movie was released in 2006, the franchise has provided a platform for some of t...
News Thumbnail
Hamptons Weekend Plan: Watermill Center's Free Art Day
Following its exclusive summer gala, The Watermill Center is set to host Explore Watermill Day 2014, a free event on Aug. 10 inviting the Hamptons community and art-loving Manhattanites to experience ...
‘GMA Weekend’ Welcomes Paula Faris With Home Visit, Family Car Trip (Video)
Paula Faris began her first day on the job as “GMA Weekend” co-host on Saturday. She was welcomed by a very complimentary introduction from co-host Dan Harris, who called it “the daw...
Watch: First Trailer for Miles Teller’s ‘Two Night Stand’
Never has someone been more eager to take the walk of shame than Analeigh Tipton in the first trailer for “Two Night Stand.” Tipton, who plays a woman desperate to get out of a rut, finds ...
News Thumbnail
'What If' Stars Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan Overcame Easy Challenges to Make Rom-Com
Seemingly scary situations (improvising, skinny-dipping) turned out to be fun, and the actors along with the movie's writer and director weigh in on the title change from 'The F Word' to 'What If'read...
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Blowing Out ‘Guardians’ After $25 Million Friday at Box Office
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” raced to an estimated $25 million first day Friday, putting Paramount's pizza-eating comic book reptiles on course for an opening weekend north of $60 mi...
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Scores $25.6 Mil Friday on Way to $65 Mil Weekend
Cowabunga is right. Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” more than doubled the box office earnings of Disney-Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” on Friday. The turtle adventure opened...
Is This Teen Actor the Next Aaron Paul?
In Kat Candler's "Hellion," Wiggins goes head-to-head with the "Breaking Bad" star playing the rebellious son to Paul's heavy-drinking father. It's a performance that tears up the ...
News Thumbnail
Judge Rules MLB's Antitrust Exemption Doesn't Apply to Television Broadcast Rights
In a fight over how game telecasts are distributed, a judge won't yet let MLB, NHL, Comcast and DirecTV defeat some fans challenging the system.read more
Should Filmmakers Think About Distribution Before They Start Shooting?
Jeff Baena, "Life After Beth": I personally think that filmmakers should just focus on their film and not worry about distribution or the business side of it. You should be an art...
Locarno Review: Sex, Coconuts and Death Distinguish Impressive Debut 'Ventos de Agosto'
There is something of a plot in "Ventos de Agosto" ("August Winds"), the lyrical narrative debut from Brazilian documentarian Gabriel Mascaro, but its main appeal comes from a succ...

Pages