Although there’s still a long way to go, Gwyneth Paltrow said Hollywood is finally on the verge of creating a new archetype for women who can be both maternal and sexual. Watch the inspirational speech at Variety’s Power of Women presented by Lifetime.
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The estate of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle has reached a settlement with the makers of the recent Sherlock Holmes movie “Mr. Holmes,” which the estate claimed infringed on stories that still remain under copyright. “Conan Doyle Estate Ltd., Miramax, LLC, Roadside Attractions, LLC, and Bill Condon announce that the lawsuit filed by Conan Doyle Estate… Read more »
It’s been nearly 40 years since “All the President’s Men” turned two young reporters into stars, inspired a generation of young people to become journalists and conferred on the Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee a national renown. Now, the best journalism movie since Alan J. Pakula’s classic is coming to theaters and fans of early… Read more »
Shia LaBeouf was arrested in Austin, Texas, at the Austin City Limits music festival on a count of public intoxication, Variety has confirmed. LaBeouf was booked around 7:30 p.m. CST. According to TMZ, who first reported the story, LaBeouf was acting bizarrely on 6th Street in downtown Austin and attempted to jaywalk in front of police officers… Read more »
To judge from the films I saw in Gdynia, younger filmmakers and their audiences tend, perhaps inevitably, to be more preoccupied with the personal and the domestic than with politics or the past.
Warner Bros.’ “Pan,” directed by Joe Wright and starring Hugh Jackman, which opens Friday, is a variation of the tale created by James M. Barrie. When the Scottish writer debuted his play “Peter Pan” in London in 1904, he subtitled it “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.” Peter is also the Boy Who Wouldn’t Go… Read more »
AMC Independent has scheduled a No. 13 theatrical release in up to 20 markets for horror-comedy “The Funhouse Massacre,” Variety has learned exclusively. The film, directed by Andy Palmer, stars horror icon Robert Englund, Jere Burns, Scottie Thompson, Clint Howard and Courtney Gains. The film was produced by Warner Davis through his Petri Entertainment. Englund is… Read more »
The Los Angeles Unified School District has temporarily suspended all commercial filming at its campuses in the wake of the discovery of a porno shoot at a high school in 2011. “It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and that all filming activity is appropriate for our schools,” said LAUSD… Read more »
“Once Upon a Time” star Jennifer Morrison (who plays Emma Swan) and creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis visited New York Comic Con on Friday afternoon to discuss what’s ahead for season 5, presenting a preview of Sunday’s episode for a packed house. After the screening, Kitsis and Horowitz spilled plenty of hints about what fans… Read more »
Salma Hayek talks about the gender gap in Hollywood before Variety’s Power of Women presented by Lifetime.
ABC Family has released the first teaser for its new supernatural drama “Shadowhunters,” offering fans a glimpse of stars like Katherine McNamera and Dominic Sherwood. The series is based on the “Mortal Instruments” young adult book series. It follows 18-year-old Clary Fray (McNamera), who learns on her birthday that she is from a long line… Read more »