Todrick Hall’s ‘Straight Outta Oz’ Tour Getting Behind-The-Scenes Pic Via AwesomenessTV
AwesomenessTV has kicked off production on Todrick Hall: Straight Outta Oz, a behind-the-scenes film following Hall's upcoming North American Tour for his full-length musical based on The Wizard of Oz. It’s part of a new deal between the former American Idol finalist, Broadway singer and YouTube star and multi-channel network AwesomenessTV.
The film will go behind-the-scenes as Hall mounts the musical, which tells the story of his life growing up in small-town Texas, his… Read
Stars, Colleagues React To Christina Grimmie Murder; Carson Daly, Adam Lambert, Christina Aguilera, Others Offer Condolences
REFRESH FOR UDPATES Fans, famous and otherwise, expressed shock and sadness over the murder of The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie. Deadline will update this post with additional responses today.
Robert Greenblatt, Chairman NBC Entertainment: "Christina’s talent, energy, and spirit set her apart as a true star, and this tragedy leaves a gaping hole in our NBC family."
Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment: "Christina's music inspired… Read
Angelina Jolie In Talks To Board Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Murder On The Orient Express’
Angelina Jolie is in talks to board Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit Murder on the Orient Express. The actress would join what likely will be an all-star cast as Branagh assembles members from his repertory, both theatrical and big-screen.
Christie’s tale features Hercule Poirot, the erstwhile Belgian detective of curly mustache and inquisitive demeanor. Branagh will embody Poirot, who is called into action after an American tycoon is… Read
PHOTOS: Deadline Emmy Party – Ray Liotta, Rachel Bloom, Dan Bucatinsky, Will Forte, Michael McKean & More
Last night, some of the top names in today’s thriving television landscape gathered at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood for Deadline’s annual Emmy party. Walking the red carpet, Shades Of Blue star Ray Liotta, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator and star Rachel Bloom and others bonded with a pack of DEA dogs, in support of Netflix’s Narcos, before making their way to the main event. The night was full of bowling, laughter and ample drinks, and began with a special performance… Read
Charlize Theron In ‘Fast 8’: First Image Dropped Online
Charlize Theron is at the Cannes Film Festival now for tonight’s premiere of her film The Last Face, but meanwhile, the first shot of her in Universal’s Fast 8 dropped on the pic’s social pages this morning. Mike Fleming Jr. broke the news about Theron boarding the franchise as a new character back in April. Fast 8 starts its engines on April 14. Take a… Read
‘Page Six TV’ Unveils On Fox Stations July 18
The New York Post will launch Page Six TV in July, in partnership with Endemol Shine North America and Fox Television Stations. The daily half-hour show, modeled after the News Corp-owned newspaper’s iconic gossip column, will premiere Monday, July 18, for a three-week preview on select Fox stations including New York and Los Angeles. It will feature a panel of experts and insiders delivering gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and… Read
Geraldo Rivera Sits Down With El Chapo Gal Pal Kate Del Castillo On Saturday
History may have put in development the story of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, without Kate del Castillo or Sean Penn, from Narcos co-creator co-creator Chris Brancato. But Fox News Channel boasted this afternoon it has Castillo, for a one-hour special airing this coming Saturday. Fox News Reporting: Beauty & the Beast – When Kate met Chapo will be hosted by Geraldo Rivera, who sits down with Mexican actress to discuss her relationship with… Read
Pamela Anderson Joins ‘Baywatch’ Film With Dwayne Johnson
Pamela Anderson is returning to the beach that helped make her a pop culture phenomenon. The pneumatic blonde has booked a role in Paramount Pictures' Baywatch which is being directed by Seth Gordon.
Baywatch, the feature based on the popular TV show of the same name, is being produced by Beau Flynn and Ivan Reitman from a script by the writing team of Mark Swift and Damain Shannon with a latest draft by Barry Schwartz. The film stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Victoria Wood Dies: BAFTA-Winning Comic, Actress & Writer Was 62
Celebrated British comedian and writer Victoria Wood, who blazed a trail in the 1980s with her series Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV , has died after what was described as a “short but brave” battle with cancer. She was 62.
Her publicist Neil Reading confirmed the news Wednesday. “The multi BAFTA Award-winning writer, director, actor and comedian died peacefully at her north London home with family this morning,” he said. “The family ask for privacy at this very sad… Read
Scarlett Johansson Is A Stone Cold Killer In ‘Ghost In The Shell’ – First Look
Paramount and Dreamworks Pictures today released the first look image of Scarlett Johansson in Rupert Sanders’ Ghost in the Shell and she’s all moody purpose and dark-haired intent. No surprise, maybe, given that the story follows a female special ops cyborg (Johansson) who leads a fictional counter-cyberterrorist organization called Public Security Section 9 for Hanka Robotics. The unit is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, who will stop at… Read
Guy Pearce And Kylie Minogue To Star In Stephan Elliott’s ‘Flammable Children’
Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue are set to star in Stephan Elliott’s Flammable Children opposite Radha Mitchell. It would make the first time the two appear on screen together since starring almost 30 years ago in the popular soap Neighbours. The new comedy from Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) takes place in 1975. The sexual revolution is in full swing; Australia is in the throes of a constitutional crisis; and in a sleepy beachside suburb, an… Read
Bernie Sanders Recruits Mark Ruffalo For TV Ad Ahead Of Wisconsin Primary
“Bernie Sanders comes to us in a moment of crisis of credibility in the American political system,” Mark Ruffalo says in his new ad for Democratic White House hopeful Bernie Sanders, on the eve of the Wisconsin primary. “People feel like they have given up on the system, and that is exactly what the bad guys want us to do.”
The Vermont senator is on a bit of a streak, after beating Hillary Clinton in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington on “Western Saturday,” four days after… Read