Search Results for: h

Nate Parker Gets Warm Reception at Virginia ‘Birth of a Nation’ Appearance

Read more

Norfolk, Va. — Nate Parker got a rapturous reception on Tuesday at Norfolk State University, a historically black college half a mile from the housing project where he lived during his early years. “I’m home,” he told the packed theater, to a huge ovation. The appearance was “The Birth of a Nation” director’s first on… Read more »

SAG-AFTRA Honors David Hartley-Margolin With Howard Keel Award

Read more

SAG-AFTRA has selected David Hartley-Margolin as the 2016 recipient of the Howard Keel Award for his “significant” contributions to the union. The Howard Keel Award is the highest honor given by the SAG-AFTRA Committee of Locals, and will be presented Oct. 14 in Los Angeles at the Committee of Locals meeting. The award, which was… Read more »

Producer Claims NBC’s ‘Timeless’ Infringes on Spanish Series

Read more

Updated The Spanish producer of a time travel series claims in a federal copyright infringement lawsuit that NBC’s upcoming “Timeless” is a ripoff of their show. The series is set to debut on Oct. 3. A press screening of one of the episodes is scheduled on the Sony lot on Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed in… Read more »

‘This Is Us’ Gets Full-Season Order From NBC

Read more

NBC has given a full-season order to freshman breakout series “This Is Us,” Variety has learned. The first season has been extended to 18 episodes, resulting from an additional five-episode order after the initial pickup. “It’s a rare moment in this business when a show so instantly delivers both critical acclaim and hit ratings, but ‘This… Read more »

How Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary Became a Breakout Hit

Read more

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” may be available on Hulu, but many die-hard fans of the Fab Four still prefer to see John, Ringo, George, and Paul on the big screen. After two weeks in theaters, the look at the legendary rock band on the road, has earned $1.5 million. That’s a hefty result… Read more »

Lifetime Releases First Trailer for ‘Who Killed JonBenét?’ Movie, Casts Young Burke Ramsey

Read more

Lifetime has released the first trailer for their upcoming JonBenét Ramsey TV movie, “Who Killed JonBenét?” The cabler has also filled out the cast for the telepic, casting the young actor to play JonBenét’s brother, Burke Ramsey, who will be played by nine-year-old Kiefer O’Reilly. The Lifetime movie will follow the real-life story of JonBenét’s murder, featuring… Read more »

TV Review: Frontline’s ‘The Choice’ Offers Welcome Perspective to Election 2016

Read more

In the deluge of information that prefigured Monday night’s debate came an interesting statistic from polling conducted by Monmouth University: While three-quarters of likely voters intended to watch the debate, 87% of those likely voters had already made up their minds about who they were voting for. In a tight election, 13% of likely voters is nothing to sneeze… Read more »

Kevin Kline to Return to Broadway in ‘Present Laughter’

Read more

Kevin Kline is set to return to Broadway in a new revival of “Present Laughter,” slipping into the St. James Theater for an April opening. Kline, who hasn’t been on Broadway since the 2007 revival of “Cyrano de Bergerac,” got his start on the New York stage, and won his first Tony Award for the… Read more »

Donald Trump’s Ridiculed Debate Claim About Having Better ‘Temperament’ Than Hillary Clinton Tops Social Chatter

Read more

Donald Trump’s remark that he had “much better temperament” than Hillary Clinton carried the night as the No. 1 most-social moment on Facebook and Twitter during their first presidential debate Monday night. “I think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament,” Trump said during the debate, prompting Clinton to respond, “Whew!” with a grin… Read more »