Sofia Coppola On Working With Family & Pulling ‘The Beguiled’ Out Of The Universal Archive – Cannes
Quite often there’s a relaxed mood during the second week of the Cannes Film Festival, however, this year Sofia Coppola is keeping the excitement high as her sixth feature directorial The Beguiled, her fourth here at the fest, makes its premiere tonight in competition.
Press screenings literally are just coming out, and the word is that it’s amazing. Here in our conversation with her, the Lost in Translation Oscar-winner talks about the lessons she learned from her father… Read
Cannes 70th Bash: “Cinema Is With Manchester” Says Fest Boss; Guillermo del Toro Talks “Monsters…In Post-Truth Age”
Even though the fireworks were called off due to the tragedy in Manchester, Cannes Film Festival’s 70th Anniversary went on with everyone including Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman, Christoph Waltz, Marion Cotillard, Claudia Cardinale, Roman Polanski, David Lynch, and former vice president Al Gore in attendance last night at the Grand Theatre Lumiere.
Through sizzle reels and speeches Cannes chiefs Thierry Fremaux and Pierre Lescure as well as two-time… Read
Review: Amber Tamblyn Wreaks Havoc In ‘Can You Forgive Her?’
“Marry the man today/And change his ways tomorrow,” Adelaide advises Sarah in Guys And Dolls. That’s not good enough for Tanya, who chooses Halloween night to tell her somewhat aimless, twice-divorced boyfriend Graham that if he wants her hand in marriage, he needs to prove he’s got the cojones can support her. Tanya and Graham are the central, and least likable, characters in Gina Gionfriddo’s Can You Forgive Her?, a Victorian tale (what’s a girl with few prospects gotta… Read
Sean Hannity “I Am Not Discussing” DNC Staffer Murder Story “For Now”
Hours after Fox News Channel finally retracted a May 16 conspiracy theory story about the fatal shooting of DNC staffer Seth Rich in Washington D.C. last summer, Fox News primetime star Sean Hannity did an about face and said, “Out of respect for the family's wishes, for now, I am not discussing this matter at this time.”
The Rich family had demanded that Fox and Hannity knock off with the conspiracy theory.
This morning, Fox News yanked a report on its site about the… Read
Jon Stewart & HBO Scrap His Digital Animated Series Project
UPDATED: So much for Jon Stewart’s long-in-the-works big return to television. The former Daily Show host and HBO have agreed to scrap his planned digital animated series for the premium cabler.
"HBO and Jon Stewart have decided not to proceed with a short form digital animated project,” the parties said in a joint statement tonight. “We all thought the project had great potential, but there were technical issues in terms of production and distribution that proved too… Read
‘America’s Got Talent’ Producer Sued After Tyra Banks “Physically Manipulated” Young Girl
Here is the latest reminder that those who want to be on a reality competition show need to know what they’re getting into. A woman referred to as Jane Doe is suing the production company behind America’s Got Talent, claiming that her young daughter was traumatized when host Tyra Banks “physically manipulated and verbally abused” the girl.
According to the 18-page suit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court (read it here), it seems that the adult plaintiff and her… Read
Doug Liman Exits ‘Justice League Dark’ Movie
Doug Liman has backed out of directing Warner Bros’ Justice League Dark, the film that was to be a cog in the studio’s DC Universe of movies. The move is not surprising, as Liman’s schedule is officially tied up for the time being: As we reported, Lionsgate is moving forward with the Daisy Ridley-Tom Holland movie Chaos Walking based on Patrick Ness’ YA novel, with a franchise play being eyed and Liman at the helm. It is now in preproduction and is currently on offer at… Read
‘The Last Ship’ Season 4 Gets August Premiere Date On TNT
TNT has slotted Sunday, August 20 for the fourth season premiere of its epic drama series The Last Ship. The two-hour episode will debut at 9 PM across TNT platforms.
Eric Dane, Bridget Regan and Adam Baldwin star in the series that chronicles the aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population.
Over the course of the first three seasons, The Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James has been the central vehicle for the discovery and distribution… Read
Tom Cruise Says ‘Top Gun 2’ Will Be Filming “In The Next Year”
Tom Cruise told the a morning talk show in London today that the long-rumored Top Gun 2 will be heading to the cameras sometime “in the next year.” That admission comes a little over a year after Jerry Bruckheimer and the actor met on the Louisiana set of his JackReacher: Never Go Back to discuss plotline and fitting it into his schedule. In fact, Jerry Bruckheimer tweeted about it in January 2016 saying they were together to “discuss a little Top Gun.” They were, in… Read
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Creative Team Talks Going Beyond The Book – The Contenders Emmys Video
“It’s such a wide world… there is a sentence about something that opens up a huge other world that would be very interesting,” creator/executive Bruce Miller said about on Hulu’s dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale, based on Margaret Atwood's famed novel, fares better on an series platform. “We were able to take one sentence out of the book and turn it into an episode.”
Miller was joined by star Elisabeth Moss and fellow EP Warren Littlefield at Deadline’s annual The Conte… Read
22 Dead, Dozens Hurt As Suicide Bomber Strikes Ariana Grande Concert In England; Suspect ID’d
UPDATED Tuesday, 4:04 PM PT with terror threat level raised: Police have named the suicide bomber behind the Manchester terror attack as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. Greater Manchester police chief constable Ian Hopkins revealed his identity in a media briefing outside the force headquarters on Tuesday afternoon.
Meanwhile, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, though officials have not confirmed that. Later on Tuesday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May raised the… Read
Laura Bell Bundy Joins ‘Good Behavior’; ‘Zoo’ Casts Delon de Metz
Anger Management alumna Laura Bell Bundy is set for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of TNT drama series Good Behavior, from writer-showrunner Chad Hodge and Tomorrow Studios. Based on a series of books by Blake Crouch, Good Behavior tells the story of Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery), a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn or one bad decision from implosion. Bundy will play Carin, an upscale suburban mother who’s heavily involved in her… Read