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Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Leah Adler, Dies at 97

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Steven Spielberg’s mother, Leah Adler, known for operating The Milky Way restaurant in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her Los Angeles home surrounded by her children. She was 97. Adler, known as Lee Lee to her family and friends, was born in Cincinnati to Philip Posner and Jennie (Fridman) Posner. She developed a love of… Read more »

‘SNL’ Vet Beth McCarthy-Miller to Direct Melissa McCarthy’s Fox Pilot ‘Amy’s Brother’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Beth McCarthy-Miller will direct the Fox comedy pilot “Amy’s Brother,” Variety has learned. McCarthy-Miller, who is best known for her work on “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock,” has also signed on as an executive producer of the series, alongside Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. “Amy’s Brother” is about an unconventional family that is formed when a successful type-A… Read more »

Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking

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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are best friends who genuinely love working together; it’s not difficult to imagine them doing this for the next 40 years — particularly since the pair are fresh off a record-breaking run of “Oh, Hello on Broadway” in which they portray elderly gadflys Gil Kaizon (Kroll) and George St. Geegland… Read more »

Charlize Theron Boards Spy Thriller ‘Need to Know’ at Universal

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Charlize Theron will produce and star in the spy thriller “Need to Know” for Universal Pictures. The studio has acquired the movie rights to the upcoming novel by Karen Cleveland, who has worked as a CIA analyst. The yet-to-be published book centers on a wife and mother who works as a CIA analyst who discovers… Read more »

TV News Roundup: Georgia King to Star in Diablo Cody Comedy Pilot, Fox to Host Town Hall

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In today’s TV news roundup, Diablo Cody casts Georgia King in her ABC comedy pilot “Raised by Wolves,” the new seasons of “Real Housewives of Potomac” and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” get premiere dates, and Fox News hosts a town hall.  CASTING “Juno” writer Diablo Cody and Berlanti Productions have cast the lead in their adaptation… Read more »

Marg Helgenberger to Star in Fox’s ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ Pilot

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Marg Helgenberger will star in Fox’s “Behind Enemy Lines” television reboot, Variety has learned. The “CSI” vet is the first cast member to sign onto the pilot, which is loosely based on the 2001 war movie that starred Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman. Helgenberger will play Admiral Bobbie Decker, a Navy Admiral who’s the most powerful woman in the military. Described… Read more »

Netflix Pulls Graphic ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Ads in Germany

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Netflix has pulled grisly ads for its new original series “Santa Clarita Diet” in Germany after multiple complaints were filed. The show features Drew Barrymore as an undead suburban mom with a taste for human flesh. The German marketing materials for the show feature a sliced-up finger coated in blood-colored ketchup and sprinkled with curry powder, an image evocative of… Read more »

Lindsay Lohan Says She Was ‘Racially Profiled’ While Wearing Headscarf at Airport

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In a “Good Morning Britain” interview from Tuesday morning, Lindsay Lohan claimed that her trip back to the states from Turkey was interrupted when an unidentified woman stopped her in London’s Heathrow Airport. “When I was flying to New York recently, I was wearing [a] headscarf and I got stopped at the airport and racially… Read more »

Kyle Chandler to Co-Star as Millie Bobby Brown’s Dad in ‘Godzilla’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

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It’s a Netflix reunion of sorts: Kyle Chandler, star of “Bloodline,” is set to join “Stranger Things” break-out Millie Bobby Brown in Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” sources tell Variety. Chandler will play Brown’s father in the Legendary sequel. “Krampus” helmer Michael Dougherty is directing the project and wrote the script with Zach Shields. Aaron… Read more »

Devon Sawa to Star Opposite Paula Patton in ABC Summer Series ‘Somewhere Between’

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Devon Sawa has joined the cast of ABC’s summer series, “Somewhere Between,” Variety has learned. Sawa will co-star with Paula Patton, whose casting was previously announced. “Somewhere Between” is a thriller that follows Laura Price (Patton) — she’s not crazy, but she knows that her daughter Serena is going to be murdered. She doesn’t know who the murderer… Read more »