Hillary Clinton Rips Donald Trump For “Bigotry & Bombast” In DNC Speech
“Donald Trump can’t even handle the rough-and-tumble of a presidential campaign,” said Hilary Clinton today of the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host at the Democratic National Convention. As she accepted her nomination as the first woman to be the Presidential standard bearer for a major American political party, ” the former Secretary of State added: “He loses his cool at the slightest provocation. When he’s gotten a tough question from a reporter, when he’s challenged in a… Read
Hollywood Reacts To Hillary Clinton DNC Speech: Making History Leads Way Amid Jokes & Jibes
Refresh for updates… Given her popularity in Hollywood, it’s no shock that the entertainment industry was fast and fervent in its reaction to Hillary Clinton’s speech accepting the Democratic Party nomination for president. Her address came as the climax to a week of partying – and some dissent from supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders – that saw President Obama, former President (and Hillary’s husband) Bill Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, celebs like Scandal‘s Tony… Read
Watch Tonight’s Hillary Clinton DNC Video By ‘Scandal’ EPs
UPDATE, 7:30 PM: A short biopic of Hillary Clinton was shown tonight just before the 2016 nominee took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, the video featured a slew of political heavyweights like POTUS 42 and 44 and HRC herself. Take a look at it above.
Coming after remarks by daughter Chelsea on the closing night of the DNC and narrated by the voice of cinematic God himself Morgan Freeman, the film… Read
Corporate Lawyers: Best Friend To Stephen Colbert Fans?
The 2016 political conventions will be remembered by Stephen Colbert fans as the time he emerged, if briefly, from his Celebrity-Suck-Up-Interviewing-At-CBS period, and got back to doing that which he does best: thumbing his nose at authority.
Among the moments that have delighted Colbert fans and the media during RNC and DNC weeks: the return of his The Daily Show lead-in Jon Stewart, to weigh in on Donald Trump's GOP nomination, as well as the return of Stephen… Read
‘Scandal’ POTUS Tony Goldwyn Gives American History Lesson In DNC Video
After making his second appearance at this year’s Democratic National Convention, Scandal‘s President Grant seems to be Hillary Clinton’s fave POTUS — after Bill and Barack. Tony Goldwyn, who was onstage Wednesday to talk about the Innocence Project and introduce the Mothers of the Movement, reprised his DNC role today in a video shot at the host city’s treasured landmark.
Standing in the Assembly Room at Independence Hall, which he called “the birthplace of our great… Read
‘Suicide Squad’ Adds Ezra Miller’s The Flash To Mix
Warner Bros’ upcoming DC film Suicide Squad has been given a dash (sorry) of superheroism with Ezra Miller set to make his second DC Films cameo appearance as the Flash in the supervillains-as-heroes pic that hits theaters August 5.
The news was made public in the least flashy way possible — as part of the Suicide Squad press notes from critics screenings the studio has been holding this week. No information about the length of Miller’s appearance or the Flash’s impact on… Read
Chris Evans Circling Lead Role In Lionsgate’s ‘Jekyll’
EXCLUSIVE: Chris Evans might be diversifying from his Captain America good-guy persona. Evans has come attached to play the lead role of Tom Jackman in Jekyll, the feature that Lionsgate is developing from the 2007 BBC One series. Ellen DeGeneres and Jeff Kleeman are producing through their A Very Good Production banner, and scribe team Anthony Bagarozzi & Charles Mondry have written a script based on the Steven Moffat-scripted six-episode miniseries. Bagarozzi & Mondry… Read
Disney’s Maker Studios Layoffs Underway As Part Of “Strategic Adjustments”
EXCLUSIVE: Disney’s Maker Studios confirmed today it’s in the midst of layoffs. The digital operation isn’t saying what prompted the changes, but we heard the number of employees affected is about 30.
“Maker Studios' business is constantly evolving, and after careful thought, we have decided to make some strategic adjustments – reducing staff in some areas while still actively hiring in others – to best align with the go-forward strategy of the company,” it said in a… Read
‘Victoria’ Producers & Cast Talk Story, Long-Term Potential & Filling That ‘Downton Abbey’ Slot – TCA
PBS' new Masterpiece drama series Victoria, premiering January 2017, follows Victoria (Jenna Coleman) for the first three years from the time she is crowned Queen in 1837 at age 18.
But is it more difficult to become a teenage queen than it is to inherit the slot vacated by megahit Downton Abbey on the PBS schedule?
Before two Masterpiece panels today (Season 2 Poldark and Victoria) series executive producer Rebecca Eaton stressed the importance of both shows in filling… Read
Eddie Murphy’s ‘Mr. Church’ Gets Fall Release Date
For those who’ve been thinking, “Geez, it’s been awhile since Eddie Murphy was in a movie,” listen up: Cinelou Films has set a September 16 bow for Mr. Church, the actor’s first flick in four years. The drama centers on the lifelong friendship that develops between a young girl (Tomorrowland‘s Britt Robertson) and the cook (Murphy) hired to help care for her dying mother (Natascha McElhone).
Bruce Beresford directed the film from a script by Susan McMartin. Cinelou… Read
Paul Greengrass On Setting Up Jason Bourne For More Sequels, Jimi Hendrix
EXCLUSIVE: When Paul Greengrass told Deadline during the awards season push for Captain Phillips that he would never make another Jason Bourne film, he was sincere. And why not believe him, when he followed two superb Bourne films with that terrific Somali pirate drama, and had so many other hot button projects behind it to spark him? Here, the documentarian-turned director of Bloody Sunday, United 93, Green Zone and now a trilogy of Bourne films based on the Robert Ludlum… Read
‘Empire’ & Fox Beat $10M Copyright Suit From “Gangsta Pimp”s Memoir & Script
Over a year after Fox, Empire co-creators Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, series star Terrence Howard, writer Malcolm Spellman and media mogul Rupert Murdoch were sued in a $10 million copyright infringement suit by "self-described 'gangsta pimp'" Ron Newt, a federal judge has tossed the case out.
"Although the parties' works each follow an African American man who was involved in drug dealing and has sons pursuing a music career, Plaintiff's works and Empire are not… Read