‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Still Loud With $147M+ – Early Sunday AM Update
4TH UPDATE, SUNDAY AM: Quick update before sunrise: we’re seeing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom with a $48.7M Saturday, -17% from its combined previews + Friday of $59M. This puts the J.A. Bayona-directed Universal release at $147.1M over three days, -30% from the 2015’s gargantuan $208.8M start. Should Fallen Kingdom outstrip its current weekend estimate by Monday morning, it will become Universal’s second-best opening ever in the studio’s history behind Jurassic… Read
Did Tom Holland Reveal The Title Of The ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel?
As seen in various videos with his Infinity War co-stars, the charming Tom Holland hasn’t been the best at keeping secrets when it comes to movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Keeping up with his superhero power of sharing secrets, he may have — intentionally or unintentionally — revealed the title to the Homecoming sequel: Spider-Man: Far From Home.
In an Instagram video, he posted while at Seattle's Ace Comic-Con with the caption “Sorry for no announcements, but… Read
Alec Baldwin Invites Melania Trump To “Come Over To The Light” And Join Him On ‘SNL’
In a sincere, yet slightly comedic tweet, Alec Baldwin has reached out to Melania Trump and asked her to join him on Saturday Night Live.
Even though SNL is on hiatus for the summer, Baldwin, who is known for playing Donald Trump on the legendary late-night sketch show, is already planning for the next season and hopes that the First Lady will join him.
In his open letter on Twitter, Baldwin wrote: “Dear Melania- We know what you're thinking. What you're feeling. You are… Read
Lydia Hearst Defends Husband Chris Hardwick In Wake Of Sexual Assault Claims
Lydia Hearst has come forward to support her husband Chris Hardwick after Chloe Dykstra claimed the Talking Dead host sexually assaulted her while they were in a relationship.
Hearst posted a photo of Hardwick and herself on Instagram with a long caption saying, “This is not a statement in defense, this is a statement of defense. Defense for all the women who have been sexually abused, raped, trafficked, and tortured; defense of all the people who this movement was… Read
‘One Day At A Time’ EP Says TV Writers Stop Border Separation Campaign Is About “Paying It Forward”
"It's been really lovely to see how in some small part we can use this platform to help these people and families," said One Day at a Time executive producer and co-showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett of the effort initiated this week by TV writers to stop families being separated at the southern border by Donald Trump's administration. "It feels like paying it forward," added the daughter of Cuban immigrants, who were given sanctuary when they came to American decades… Read
‘Catfish’ Resumes Production After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Host Nev Schulman Found “Not Credible”
After halting production in May after Catfish host and executive producer Nev Schulman was accused of sexual misconduct, MTV has resumed production of the reality show after an investigation found the claims to be “not credible and without merit.”
"Although we never received a formal complaint, MTV and Critical Content immediately engaged an independent third party investigator,” said MTV in a statement given to Deadline. “The independent investigator found the… Read
Univision Warns DISH Subscribers On Potential Access Cut-Off In Carriage Dispute
UPDATE: Responding to Univision’s earlier statement to subscribers, DISH has issued the following statement:
“We are actively working to reach a fair deal before the contract between DISH and Univision expires, knowing that only Univision can choose to take its content away from DISH and Sling customers.
Negotiations are standard in the pay-TV industry. Univision is demanding a rate increase of 75 percent for channels whose ratings have declined by nearly a third over… Read
The Week In Deadline Videos & Podcasts: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tanya Saracho, And DeWanda Wise
From Patrick Melrose to Vida to She’s Gotta Have It, this week’s slate of videos and podcasts are filled with the talented women of Hollywood.
In this week’s The Actor’s Side, Pete Hammond talks to Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Jason Leigh. Known for her roles in Last Exit to Brooklyn and the classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, she now stars in the Showtime's acclaimed limited series Patrick Melrose
Dominic Patten talks to Vida executive producer Tanya Saracho in the… Read
Kathy Griffin & Stormy Daniels Take To Twitter To Give Trump The Finger
Two of Donald Trump’s favorite people have teamed up to send a special message to him. Kathy Griffin and Stormy Daniels met at the comedian’s Boston stop on her "Laugh Your Head Off" tour. The two took to Twitter to give the middle finger to Trump.
On Thursday, Griffin posted a picture of Daniels and herself flipping the bird with the caption: “It was an honor to have you at my Boston show tonight. I support you 100% #F*ckTrump.”
She posted another photo of the two of… Read
Marvel’s James Gunn Blasts Trump For Signing Crime Victim Photos
Marvel producer/director James Gunn has attacked President Donald Trump on Twitter, claiming that he “wakes up every morning hoping more kids are murdered by immigrants so it will help him in the polls."
Gunn’s comments came after Trump met with the so-called “Angel Families,” who are attempting to raise awareness of crimes committed by those illegally in the country.
Trump signed photographs of the victims at the request of the families, according to his staff.
Gunn, who… Read
David Simon Twitter Reinstated, And Showrunner Returns With A Vengeance
Producer David Simon is back on , and celebrated his return with a lengthy tweetstorm of more than a dozen posts that showed his time away from the service has not dulled his passion for lashing out against perceived wrongs and enemies.
Simon, showrunner for The Wire and The Deuce, was originally banned when he tweeted out that a POTUS follower "should die of a slow moving venereal rash that settles in your lying throat," and should "die of boils." Twitter wasn't… Read
Vinnie Paul Dies: Drummer For Hard Rock’s Pantera Was 54
Pantera drummer and founding member Vinnie Paul died Friday night in Las Vegas. His passing was announced on the Pantera Facebook page, but no cause of death was revealed.
“Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” Pantera wrote on Facebook. “Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera and Hellyeah. No further details are available at this time. The family requests you please respect their privacy during this time.”
The passing provoked… Read