Emmy Contenders: ‘Downton Abbey’ Stars Joanne Froggatt, Lesley Nicol Talk Show’s Epic Run, Movie Plans (Video)
A version of this story on “Downton Abbey” first appeared in the print edition of TheWrap Magazine’s The Race Begins Emmy Issue. It lasted for six seasons and spanned almost 20 years...
Man Uses ‘Super Mario Bros.’ to Propose to Girlfriend (Video)
“Super Mario Bros.” is one of the best known video game franchises of all time, and now everyone’s favorite Italian plumber can add a successful marriage proposal to his long list ...
VR Experience From McDonald's Lets You Watch Life-Size Angry Birds Take Over a Restaurant
McDonald's has partnered with Sony and Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, to create a 360-degree video promoting the upcoming feature film The Angry Birds Movie. The 60-second spot puts the vie...
Despised Former Drug CEO Martin Shkreli Endorses Donald Trump
Embattled former pharmaceutical CEO and hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli has endorsed Donald Trump for president. “I haven’t been called by the Trump camp,” Shkreli tweeted Thursday...
Ratings: NBC’s ‘Red Nose Day’ Falls in Viewers, Demo but Raises Over $31 Million
NBC’s “Red Nose Day” special raised $10 million more dollars than it did last year even though it fell in the ratings compared to last year’s broadcast. The celebrity-packed ch...
History Celebrates New Show Roots With Project to Digitize Post-Slavery Documents
When immigrants came into the United States through Ellis Island or arrived on the Mayflower, it was all carefully documented so that today, family members can easily trace the arrival of their anc...
Watch What Happens When Adele Forgets Her Lyrics on Stage (Video)
Adele adorably sang the wrong words to her own song during a concert in Lisbon, Portugal last week. “S—, wrong words,” the singer said after realizing her mistake while performing h...
Rebel Wilson Crushes James Corden, David Schwimmer in ‘Late Late Show’ Rap Battle (Video)
James Corden returned for another round of his rap battle segment “Drop the Mic,” this time taking on David Schwimmer and Rebel Wilson. Corden and Schwimmer kicked things off. Corden start...
National Review, NY Post Columnist Demand Yahoo Fire Katie Couric: ‘She Has Lost Her Credibility’
The National Review and the New York Post are leading the charge for Yahoo to fire its global news anchor Katie Couric over the controversial editing of her recent gun-control documentary “Under...
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Improves On ‘Days of Future Past’ at Thursday Box Office
“X-Men: Apocalypse” grossed $8.2 million in its Thursday night previews. The film’s immediate predecessor, “Days of Future Past,” launched with $8.1 million at the Thursd...
12 More Female Filmmakers Who Are Ready To Direct A Blockbuster
What's a blockbuster without a sequel? Almost as soon as we published last week's list of indie and emerging female filmmakers who are, by our estimation, more than ready to make the jump to blockbust...
Norman Reedus Thinks Fan Outrage Over ‘Walking Dead’ Finale Is a ‘Huge Compliment’
(Spoiler alert: Do not keep reading if you haven’t seen the Season 6 finale of “The Walking Dead”) “The Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus isn’t sweating all the fan ...
Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Elle’ and Tom Ford’s ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Get Oscar-Friendly Release Dates
Before Cannes, Sony Pictures Classics scooped up Paul Verhoeven's provocative thriller "Elle," starring Isabelle Huppert as a videogame entrepreneur who refuses to allow her violent rape in ...
Nick Denton Is ‘Impressed’ by Peter Thiel’s Strategy to Ruin Gawker
Gawker founder and CEO Nick Denton said he’s “slightly impressed” by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel’s attack on the media. “It’s kind of like a ̵...
Career Moves: Casey Bloys Upped at HBO, Chris Bender Starts Up Good Fear
Keep up with the revolving door that is the film industry with our weekly Career Moves column that tracks all the comings and goings of the industry leaders that make Hollywood tick. Check o...
Idris Elba Remixes Two 'Jungle Book' Songs: Listen To His Version of 'Bare Necessities' & 'Trust In Me'
Idris Elba’s audio work on Disney's  “The Jungle Book” extended beyond just voicing the character of Shere Khan. On Friday, the actor tweeted that he remixed two classics from the new CGI-...
Vote for Project of the Week: Will It Be 'Sunshine and Rain,' 'Different Flowers,' 'Zelos' or 'Orient City'?
The winning filmmaker will become a candidate for May Project of the Month. That winner will be in the running for Project of the Year. The four projects up for this week's Project of the Week are li...
'X-Men: Apocalypse' Review Roundup: Critics Split Over Oscar Isaac & Jennifer Lawerence’s Superhero Epic
The most long-running superhero franchise in Hollywood continues this weekend with the release of "X-Men: Apocalypse." Reuniting cast members like Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy and Michael...
Film Acquisition Rundown, Week of May 23: Abramorama Rocks Out With 'Breaking a Monster,' The Orchard Falls For 'Miss Stevens'
Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that's been picked up around the globe. Check out last week's Film Acquisition Rundown ...
Angela Paton, ‘Groundhog Day’ Actress, Dies at 86
Angela Paton, an actress known for her roles in “Groundhog Day” and “American Wedding,” died on Thursday night at age 86. Paton had been living in a hospice care center in Oakl...

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