Barry Diller Says Weinstein “A Gorilla”, Trump “Bad Character” & Explains Why He’d Never Own A Studio Today: Report
In a sweeping interview with The New York Times, IAC chairman Barry Diller says The Shape of Water is "beautiful but silly," that he hopes for “some form of reconciliation” between men and women in the post-MeToo era, and that Donald Trump “was a man of bad character from the moment he entered adulthood, if not before. Pure, bad character.”
Interviewed by The Times‘ Maureen Dowd Read
‘SuperMansion’: Crackle Unveils Season 3 Trailer, Premiere Date
Crackle has set a May 7 premiere for Season 3 of SuperMansion and released the first trailer for the Emmy-nominated stop-motion animated series.
The Sony network announced the date and debuted the trailer during its panel Saturday at WonderCon in Anaheim, with voice-over stars Heidi Gardner, Yvette Nicole Brown and Breckin Meyer, along with co- creators and executive producers Zeb Wells and Matthew Senreich and director Nick Simotas in attendance.
In the upcoming season… Read
‘Into The Badlands’ Debuts Season 3 Trailer; Cast & Creator Talk Show’s Inclusivity – Wondercon
Wondercon went Into The Badlands on Saturday morning. The AMC series took the dais with stars Daniel Wu (who was sporting a “Straight Outta The Badlands” T-shirt), Lorraine Toussaint, and Nick Frost along with showrunner Alfred Gough to talk about the upcoming season, but more than that, it talked about the groundbreaking inclusivity of the acclaimed show.
Moderated by journalist Jeff Yang, the panel started off with a new trailer for season three (which debuts on Sunday… Read
NCAA Leads Friday Ratings, ‘Dynasty’ Grows, NBC Bags Biggest Non-Sports Crowd
CBS's NCAA tournament coverage dominated Friday with early stats (1.8 demo rating, 6.46 million viewers) boosted from previous week’s round 1 broadcasts, but shy of same night last year’s 2.4 demo rating and 8M viewers.
NBC’s Blindspot (0.6, 3.3M), Taken (0.4, 2.9M), and Dateline (0.6, 3.71M) were the top non-sports choices in total viewers at 8 PM, 9 PM and 10 PM.
In the demo, Fox's Masterchef Jr. was the top non-sports program at 8, ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D… Read
Arnold Schwarzenegger: Republican Party “Like The Titanic”; Says No Love Between Trump & California
Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger told CNN's Michael Smerconish today that he’s happy President Donald Trump made a trip to California. Or specifically, that Trump’s only made one trip to California.
"I'm so happy that he's only made one trip,” Schwarzenegger said. “Look, I mean the very fact that he doesn’t want us to write-off our state tax is a direct attack on Californians. So I don’t think that he's been good for California. I don't think he cares… Read
Paul McCartney Remembers Slain John Lennon: Celebrities On The March
Refresh for updates Paul McCartney is among those marching against gun violence in New York City today, and spoke to CNN’s Jason Caroll to note, "One of my best friends was killed in gun violence right around here, so it’s important to me."
McCartney was referring, of course, to John Lennon, who was murdered by a gunman on Dec. 8, 1980 outside the Dakota apartment building on New York’s Upper West Side, blocks from where anti-gun-violence protesters were gathering today… Read
March For Our Lives Livestream: Watch The D.C. Event Here
Teenagers and tens of thousands of all ages are taking to the streets in Washington, D.C., as well as hundreds of cities around the country and the world today to protest gun violence and schools shooting. You can watch the march down Pennsylvania Avenue in the U.S. capital live above and check out a map of the route below.
Among the celebrities set for the D.C. march are Broadway stars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt, who will perform “Found/Tonight,” a mashup of songs… Read
‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Doesn’t Create Waves At $26M+; ‘Black Panther’ Sets Marvel Record & Beats ‘Avengers’
3rd Update, Saturday AM: Much like Warner Bros./MGM’ Tomb Raider reboot last weekend, no one is jumping up and down in the U.S. or Canada for Pacific Rim: Uprising, the sequel to 2013’s Pacific Rim.
Similar to that Lara Croft movie, the Legendary/Universal title’s $26.2M domestic opening is so low next to its estimated $155M net production cost, the studios have no choice but to depend on foreign to bail them out. In addition, moviegoers had the same reaction to both… Read
‘March For Our Lives’ Gun Reform Rallies Take Over Media & World Stages
Today’s international March For Our Lives rallies are bringing speeches, live music and celebrity activism to more than 800 locations worldwide, spotlighted by massive media coverage that starts early this morning and continues through the evening.
Billed as the young people’s response to the Parkland, Florida school shootings and a cry for further gun restrictions from legislators, the events have been assisted in the background by a sophisticated network of established… Read
Hollywood Denounces Donald Trump Order Banning Most Transgender Troops
President Donald Trump did it again, dropping another controversial decision on Friday night when the news cycle dies down.
The White House tonight released a memorandum that introduces a policy to ban most transgender people from serving in the US military.
According to the document, “transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria — individuals who the policies state may require substantial medical treatment, including medications and surgery — are… Read
Netflix Teams With Formula 1 Racing For New Series
Gentlemen – and ladies – start your engines. And your Internet.
Formula 1 and Netflix have announced a season-long collaboration culminating in an original docu-series of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship, to be screened in early 2019.
The Netflix original series will attempt to immerse the audience inside the cockpits, the paddock, and the lives of the key players in Formula 1 racing. The series will have exclusive access to the world's fastest drivers, team… Read
Michael Ovitz Suing Insurer Over His Anita Busch Lawsuit Settlement
Michael Ovitz is suing Fireman’s Fund Insurance over a legal settlement recently reached with Deadline editor Anita Busch, claiming the carrier is refusing to pay its fair share of the proceeds to end the matter.
The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court today, alleges breach of contract. Ovitz agreed to the Busch settlement days before the scheduled trial without admitting Busch’s claims. The insurance company is apparently balking at covering what Ovitz claims is… Read