Look Out MoviePass: AMC Theatres Adds $20/Month Movie Ticket Subscription Service
AMC Theatres has upped the ante in the monthly movie ticket subscription war with MoviePass, and is adding a new tier to its AMC Stubs rewards program called AMC Stubs A-List.
For $19.95 a month, members will get three movies a week (defined as Friday through Thursday; approximately 12 titles a month), along with all the benefits of AMC Stubs Premiere. The program kicks off on Tuesday, June 26 and members can reap the benefits immediately. Going back to last fall, we’ve… Read
Alan Sugar, Star Of BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’, Under Fire For ‘Racist’ Tweet About Senegal’s World Cup Team
‘You’re fired…’ Alan Sugar, the UK business magnate and face of the BBC’s The Apprentice, has come under fire for what many on social media are calling a ‘racist tweet’.
In the tweet, under a picture of the Senegal soccer team, Sugar wrote: 'I recognise some of these guys from the beach in Marbella. Multi tasking resourceful chaps.'
Sugar went as far as inserting images of fake sunglasses and handbags under the feet of the players as if they were selling them. Among… Read
Avalon COO Tim Robinson Leaves ‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’ Producer
EXCLUSIVE: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver producer Avalon has lost its Chief Operating Officer. I hear Tim Robinson has left the British production company and talent management agency.
Robinson, a popular figure within the British television industry, joined the company, which has offices in London, New York and LA, in September 2016 and left at the end of last month. He lead day-to-day operations at the business and managed the long-term strategic development of the… Read
Endemol Shine Group Calls In Banks To Explore Sale
Endemol Shine Group has called in the banks to explore a sale – two months after Deadline revealed that the Big Brother superindie was set to be put on the block.
The company, which produces series including Black Mirror, The Biggest Loser, Peaky Blinders and Broadchurch, has hired Deutsche Bank and Liontree, according to CNBC, to explore its options.
It is thought that 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management, which currently own 50% each, have both agreed to sell… Read
‘Vanity Fair’ Trailer: First-Look At ITV & Amazon’s Adaptation Of The Classic Napoleonic Novel
ITV and Amazon have unveiled a first-look at the forthcoming adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic 1848 novel Vanity Fair.
The partners have debuted a short trailer that features Ready Player One star Olivia Cooke with her foot all over a globe, as the seven-part drama is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars.
The Mammoth Screen-produced series sees Cooke play Becky Sharp, as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of… Read
The BBC Lines Up Quirky Saturday Night Quiz Format ‘The Time It Takes’ With ‘Taskmaster’ Star Joe Lycett
The British love a slice of quirky and eccentric Saturday night television and it seems the BBC's latest primetime gameshow will deliver just that. The British public broadcaster has ordered The Time It Takes from Hat Trick Productions, the company behind long-running panel format Have I Got News For You and Matt LeBlanc comedy Episodes.
The Time It Takes, which has been handed an eight-part run starting later this year on BBC One, will be fronted by rising comedian Joe… Read
‘The Predator’ Set To Invade San Diego Comic-Con
Shane Black’s reboot The Predator is definitely making its way to San Diego next month, however, whether the creature feature will be joined by other Fox friends, is the question.
Predator, due out on Sept. 14, centers around the deathly aliens’ return to Earth, no thanks to being accidentally signaled back by a young boy (Jacob Tremblay). A group of ragtag ex-soldiers are sent in to clean up the job. Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Yvonne Strahovski, Thomas Jane and… Read
Ava DuVernay Inspires Others To Share Childhood Pictures In Protest Of Family Separation
In an effort to bring attention to the Trump administration’s family separation policy that has been making headlines and causing much debate as of late, filmmaker Ava DuVernay tweeted a photo of herself as a child with commentary on the current events unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border — and others started to follow her lead.
“I look at myself as a girl and imagine having to travel unsafely in a quest for safety,” the Wrinkle in Time director tweeted. “Be forcibly… Read
Rachel Maddow Breaks Down During Report On “Tender Age” Shelters For Immigrant Babies
As the heated debate about the Trump administration’s family separation policy continues, Rachel Maddow had a moment on Tuesday during The Rachel Maddow Show which reflected the emotions of many that have seen the recent events of children being separated from parents.
In the video below, Maddow started to read a breaking news report from the Associated Press about how babies and young children are being sent to “tender age” shelters after being separated from their… Read
Netflix’s ‘One Day At A Time’ & Starz’ ‘Vida’ Demand End To Border Family Separation; Ask Other Series To Donate
On a day when Donald Trump and his chorus of sycophants have doubled down on tearing apart families at the southern border and tossing children in caged detention centers, two series have thrown down to Hollywood to stand up for what's right.
"One Day at a Time and Vida are teaming up to end family separation at the border," wrote executive producer Gloria Kellett on Tuesday online. "In just 6 weeks, upon being detained at the border, 1,995 children have been separated… Read
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Donald Trump Claim Dems Forcing Baby-Snatching Border Policy On Him
“President Trump is continuing to blame Democrats for his new ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy that has taken thousands of children from their parents and forced them into the detention centers you've seen,” Jimmy Kimmel update his ABC late-night viewers.
“Even with a hellstorm of criticism coming his way from Republicans and Democrats alike, the President is digging in. As he does,” Kimmel said. “He keeps saying there's a law requiring him to do this.
“Which, first… Read
Hollywood Slams Corey Lewandowski After He Dismissed Girl With Down Syndrome Separated From Her Mother
Corey Lewandowski is facing the fire and the fury from social media after he mocked a 10-year-girl with down syndrome being separated from her mother at the U.S.-Mexico border during a Fox News panel Tuesday.
While Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas was discussing his views on the family separation policy that has been making headlines as of late, he brought up the aforementioned 10-year-old girl and Lewandowski interrupted with a “womp, womp” to which Petkanas responded… Read