Seth Meyers Blasts Corey Lewandowski: “I Thought When You Showed A D*ck On TV You Had To Blur It”
Donald Trump has always been a shameless liar, but took it to a new level this week with his administration’s defenses of his cruel family separation policy, Seth Meyers said.
Trump’s only political skill is his total and complete lack of shame. “His malignant narcissism allows him to confidently and brazenly lie in a way that most other politicians would be too embarrassed to even try,” Meyers explained. Like this week when he claimed he had cut more regulations than any… Read
‘The Catcher Was A Spy’ Review: Paul Rudd Leads Impressive International Cast In Intriguing True WWII Story
Moe Berg was a so-so Major League Baseball player, but it was his other talents that helped him score for the home team on a daring mission during World War II. That story has been brought to the screen by director Ben Lewin (Sessions) and screenwriter Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan), basing their largely true account of these events on the bestselling book by Nicolas Dawidoff. Using a noirish style representative of certain films of the 1940s era in which this is set… Read
Gal Gadot and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Planned As Warner’s Big Comic-Con Surprise
EXCLUSIVE: It hasn’t quite been reined in by the Amazon’s Lasso of Hestia yet, but a surprise appearance at Comic-Con by Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot looks likely to happen.
Plans are still being finalized and coordinated for the schedule of the Patty Jenkins-directed sequel Wonder Woman 1984, but we hear that not only will Gadot be showing up in Hall H for Warner Bros’ big DC presentation — she’ll be bringing a look at the Wonder Woman sequel with her.
What form that… Read
As More Showrunners Speak Up Against Fox News, 20th TV Faces Temporary Problem, FBC – Longer-Term One
It’s been an extraordinary confluence of events. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s Saturday tweet slamming Fox News for their “fringe” appeals to viewers to not believe any other news organizations was quickly magnified by the conservative news channel’s coverage of the immigrant child separation crisis.
As the network’s hosts and talking heads continued to largely support the policy against growing public outrage over it, more and more current and former Fox… Read
Ari Emanuel Praises “Great Thinker” Bob Iger, Talks State Of Movie Biz At Confab
"I think he is one of the great thinkers in the business, and we'll see what happens with Fox," said Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel today of Disney boss Bob Iger. "He was right on Pixar, on Marvel and Star Wars," the Endeavor CEO added. "His strategy now of over the top is the right strategy for his content."
Praising one of the few people in the business he clearly views as an equal, the uber-agency boss was the headlining act at the VenuesNow conference in Beverly Hills on… Read
Wall Street Betting On Comcast To Counter Disney’s Offer For Fox
Media analysts anticipate cable giant Comcast to respond to the Walt Disney Co.’s sweetened offer for much of 21st Century Fox, as the bidding war escalates for the valuable collection of media properties that mogul Rupert Murdoch built.
Disney raised its offer to $71.3 billion in cash and stock, a 36% increase over its original $52.4 billion bid and a 9% premium over Comcast’s competing all-cash bid of $65 billion. The announcement came as a surprise to some, who… Read
‘One Tree Hill’ Alums Navigate Life Of Struggling Actors In Crowd-Funded Comedy ‘Everyone Is Doing Great’
Even though the last episode of One Tree Hill aired in April 2012, the teen drama series — which ran 9 seasons — still resonates with their diehard fans as they are chomping at the bit for some sort of a reunion. One Tree Hill alums James Lafferty and Stephen Colletti are doing exactly that…in their own special way.
The One Tree Hill gang still share a bond as some of their cast members are set to reunite for a Lifetime Christmas movie and Sophia Bush has done well for… Read
‘LA To Vegas’ Star Dylan McDermott Reveals Stand-Up Comedy Past – The Contenders Emmys Video
Dylan McDermott is known for plenty of TV roles, but most have been in the dramatic sphere. From The Practice to American Horror Story to Stalker, his past gigs aren’t exactly lighthearted and fun. During Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys event, he said he “knew it was time” to make that transition from drama into comedy with LA to Vegas.
“I have done too much darkness,” said McDermott, who previously worked with the show’s producer Will Ferrell on the comedy The Campaign.… Read
Universal Bringing The Thrills To Comic-Con With ‘Glass’ & ‘Halloween’
We’re hearing that Universal’s M. Night Shyamalan Unbreakable and Split sequel Glass and Miramax/Blumhouse’s Halloween are both headed to Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con next month.
Both titles dropped trailers at CinemaCon in April with Jamie Lee Curtis showing up for Halloween and Shyamalan and Glass cast Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Sarah Paulson on stage. Miramax financed Halloween which doubles as a Blumhouse production, while Jason Blum is also a… Read
‘Vice Principals’ Star Walton Goggins On “Extremely Liberating” Experience Of Making Art In A Vacuum – The Contenders Emmys Video
Starring alongside Danny McBride in Vice Principals, Walton Goggins’ journey towards the HBO comedy series began years earlier with a nerve-wracking audition for McBride’s previous HBO comedy Eastbound & Down. “I had braces at the time, and I walked in, and it was me and five comedians from Saturday Night Live. And I just thought, ‘Well, that's never going to happen—ever,’ ” Goggins recalled, speaking recently at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys event.
The story of an… Read
Richard Alan Greenberg Dies: Title Designer On ‘Alien’, ‘Superman’, ‘Matrix’ & Many More Was 71
Richard Alan Greenberg, an Oscar-nominated title designer and motion-graphics pioneer, died June 16 in New York City. He was 71.
Greenberg scored his Oscar nom for Best Visual Effects on the 1987 Anrold Schwarzenegger thriller Predator. Among his many other notable opening-sequence credits are Superman, Alien, Dirty Dancing, Zelig, The Untouchables, The World According to Garp, Altered States, Independence Day, Seven, The Matrix and the Lethal Weapon series.
Jennifer Todd Beats Jason Blum In Runoff For Movie Academy Governors Board Seat – Update
UPDATED, 4:15 PM: Oscarcast producer Jennifer Todd has won the Producers Branch runoff election for 2018-19 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. She beat Blumhouse founder and CEO Jason Blum for the seat. She begins her three-year term on July 1, serving alongside Producers Branch incumbents Albert Berger and Mark Johnson.
It was the fourth time in Academy history, following the 2009 ties in the Directors Branch, the Writers Branch in 2015 and… Read