Legendary singer-songwriter Nina Simone will be honored by the Recording Academy with a Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2017 Special Merit Awards. The singer, who died in 2003, has had a…
Nina Simone’s estate responded negatively to the casting of Zoe Saldana in Nina Simone biopic “Nina,” taking to Twitter to slam the actress late on Wednesday. “Please take Nina’s name out of your…
"Sometimes I sound like gravel and sometimes I sound like coffee and cream," Nina Simone remarks of her signature husky tenor at one point in Liz Garbus' documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?"
Netflix has teamed with studio RadicalMedia to produce “What Happened, Miss Simone?”, a documentary about the legendary singer and pianist from filmmaker Liz Garbus slated to debut worldwide on the…
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…
Radical Media, the production company with credits including doc “Paradise 3: Purgatory” and Sundance Channel skein “Iconoclasts,” has begun development on a documentary about the life of Nina…
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s 22nd annual film festival is set to honor Ben Affleck, Shane Acker, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and David Magee for their work in the industry at the…
Lionsgate has acquired U.S. distribution rights from Worldview Entertainment to Guillaume Canet's English-language "Blood Ties," which world premiered out of competition at Cannes on Monday…
Image Entertainment is summoning "I Am ZoZo," acquiring U.S. rights to helmer-scribe Scott Di Lalla's Ouija board thriller.
Harvey Keitel, Brenda Blethyn, Ellen Burstyn and Luis Guzman will star opposite Forest Whitaker in indie drama “Enemy Way.” Tessalit Productions is producing. Rachid Bouchareb is directing from a…
It is Dead Lady Singers Week in the Southland. Tracie Bennett opens Wednesday night as Judy Garland in “End of the Rainbow” at the Ahmanson. And Mary Bridget Davies essays the late, great rocker in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)