Deadline Backlash: Black, Latino, Asian, Native American Advocacy Groups Slam Site for ‘Offensive’ Article
A controversial Deadline article by co-editor-in-chief Nellie Andreeva that pondered whether Hollywood had gone too far with diversity casting is under fire from a coalition of Latino, African Ameri...
‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Eyes ‘Bloodline’ Star Ben Mendelsohn to Join Felicity Jones
On the heels of his first leading role in “Mississippi Grind,” Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn is being sought to star in Gareth Edwards’ “Star Wars: Rogue One,” multiple agency sources have...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Shakeup: Sam Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Marcel Not Returning for Sequel
Sam Taylor-Johnson will not direct “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel “Fifty Shades Darker,” and screenwriter Kelly Marcel is not expected to return either. The shakeups are happeni...
Ben Mendelsohn to Join Star Wars Spinoff ‘Rogue One’?
May the force be with Ben Mendelsohn? Sources tell Variety the “Bloodline” star has met for one of the lead roles in Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars spinoff “Rogue One.”...
'Fifty Shades of Grey' Director Sam Taylor-Johnson Won't Direct Sequel
She is leaving the franchise after having clashed with the book's author EL James, who was not mentioned in the director's statement.read more
Sam Taylor-Johnson Will Not Direct ‘Fifty Shades Darker’
Sam Taylor-Johnson will not return to direct “Fifty Shades Darker,” the sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Several reports, including one from Variety, said Taylor-Johnson had b...
Kirk and Anne Douglas Donate $2.3 Million to Children's Hospital Los Angeles for Surgical Robot
The couple, married more than 60 years, are longtime supporters of the hospital.read more
Technicolor to Close Two Media Services Facilities
Updated 6:42 p.m. PDT: Post-production services specialist Technicolor is closing two of its media services facilities — one in Burbank and another in the U.K. In a statement, Technicolor cited ...
‘Super Troopers 2′ Passes $2 Million Crowdfunding Goal
The Broken Lizard comedy troupe has surged past its $2 million crowdfunding campaign goal to raise production funds for “Super Troopers 2” in only two days. As of 5 p.m. PDT, the Indiegogo campaig...
Ben Mendelsohn Circling 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Role
Felicity Jones is the female lead of the movie, which is being directed by Gareth Edwards. read more
‘Blackfish’ Effect: SeaWorld Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment
SeaWorld can’t be having a whale of a time right now. The embattled theme park company, which has been dogged by controversy including boycotts stemming from the treatment of its animals, has no...
Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams Eyed to Star in Tom Ford’s Thriller ‘Nocturnal Animals’
Jake Gyllenhaal is attached to star in Tom Ford’s thriller “Nocturnal Animals,”while Amy Adams is in early talks to join him, multiple individuals familiar with the project have told...
James Corden Viral Videos Lag Late-Night Competition
While everyone scrutinizes James Corden’s TV ratings, no examination of the current late-night landscape is complete without a look at how CBS is faring online with viral clips of its new host. ...
‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Debuts at No. 1 on Home Video Sales Chart
Three new releases debuted in the top three spots on the national home video sales charts for the week ending March 22, led by the 20th Century Fox-distributed “Penguins of Madagascar,” from Dream...
Fully Animated ‘Smurfs’ Reboot Set for March 31, 2017
Sony Pictures Animation has set its untitled third Smurfs movie for March 31, 2017 — the first title to be set on that date. The studio said it plans to take advantage of the run-up to Easter, w...
Sally Forrest, Actress and Protege of Ida Lupino, Dies at 86
She starred for the pioneering Hollywood director in the 1949 dramas 'Not Wanted' and 'Never Fear.'read more
Watch: 'Girls' Parody Ditches Feminism for Michael Bay-Style Explosions
READ MORE: Review: 'Girls' Season 4, Episode 10 'Home Birth: Pushing Through' Have you ever wondered what "Girls," Lena Dunham's lightning rod of a dramedy, would be like if it didn't have...
Agency Cuts and Consolidation Are Likely to Follow Kraft Heinz Merger
The bad news for agencies involved in today's announced merger of Kraft and Heinz is that the combined company will be run by a group known for fiercely cutting costs. The good news? Marketing p...
'Alien Nation' Remake in the Works With 'Iron Man' Writers (Exclusive)
Art Marcum and Matt Holloway are writing the script.read more
Janus Films Announces Major 4k Restoration of Satyajit Ray's 'The Apu Trilogy'
READ MORE: Is It the Best or the Worst Time for Film Restoration? Janus Films has announced it will release a brand new 4k restoration of master filmmaker Satyajit Ray's seminal "The Apu Tr...

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