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AMC Theatres CEO Blames Strikes for Weak Q2 Financial Results

Last summer’s actors and writers strikes continue to reverberate in the movie theater business, according to AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron. As a result of the work stoppage, Hollywood studios upended much of the early 2024 release calendar and delayed major films that wouldn’t have been completed on schedule — leaving cinema operators with less […]

Widows’ War: Basil and his anger issues (Episode 18)

Aired (July 24, 2024): Sa hindi inaasahang pagkakataon ay si Jerico (Royce Cabrera) ang napagbuntungan ni Basil (Benjamin Alves) ng kanyang galit. #GMANetwork #GMADrama #KapusoThe newest murdery-mystery drama series on Philippine TV is here. Catch the latest episode of ‘Widows War’ on GMA Network 8:50 PM. Starring prominent Kapuso actresses Carla Abellana as George and Bea Alonzo as Sam. Also included in the cast are Tonton Gutierrez, Jeric Gonzales, Juancho Trivino, Jackie Lou Blanco, Lito Pimentel, Rita Daniela, Royce Cabrera, Lovely Rivero, James Graham, and Jean Garcia, with special appearances by Benjamin Alves and Rafael Rocell.

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate From American Film Institute

Dr. Curtis at your service. Academy Award winner Jamie Lee Curtis, who just snagged an Emmy nomination for her critically-acclaimed turn on The Bear, is poised to receive another accolade. The American Film Institute announced today that it will present a doctorate of fine arts degree honoris causa to Curtis in honor of “contributions of […]

Pepe Aguilar on Maintaining the Aguilar Dynasty, Selling His Catalog and New ‘Que Llueva Tequila' Album: ‘Not a Family Affair – This Is Business'

Mexican actor and singer Antonio Aguilar was already performing in Hollywood when, in 1960, he forged one of the greatest unions of Southern California entertainment families by marrying singer and actress Flor Silvestre. Aguilar, with credits in American western films like "The Undefeated" starring John Wayne, and Silvestre, a leading star of the "golden age" […]

On the Sauce with Dre and Snoop at Flipper's Roller Boogie

On the Sauce with Dre and Snoop at Flipper's Roller Boogie - It was already a crazy night. And then Eminem turned up, recalls Josh Barrie

Toronto Film Festival Adds ‘Mother Mother,' ‘My Fathers' Daughter,' ‘On Falling' to Discovery Lineup

Toronto Film Festival programmers have unveiled the Discovery lineup, showcasing a mix of contemporary international cinema. This year’s slate has 24 titles that represent more than 25 countries including Argentina, Bangladesh, Colombia, Greece, Italy and Thailand. The schedule boasts 20 world premieres such as Durga Chew-Bose's “Bonjour Tristesse,” César Augusto Acevedo's “Horizonte,” K'naan Warsame's “Mother […]

‘They Call Me Jeeg' Writing Team Talks New Project ‘Piranhas in Rome' and Why It Isn't Another ‘Under Paris' (EXCLUSIVE)

Continuing its push into the genre space, Italy's Indiana Production has announced it is set to produce action chiller “Piranhas in Rome – The Great Horror Beauty," from a screenplay by ace Rome-based writing duo Nicola Guaglianone and Menotti, who penned hit superhero movie "They Call Me Jeeg." While its director is still being decided, the “Piranhas […]

‘Bionico's Bachata' SXSW Audience Award-Winning Duo Heads to Locarno's Match Me! With Next Project, ‘The Baker' (EXCLUSIVE)

Dominican producer Cristian Mojica and filmmaker Yoel Morales will pull double duty at this year’s Locarno, where their SXSW Audience Award-winning film “Bionico’s Bachata” will screen in the Open Doors section and their next project, “The Baker,” will participate in the Match Me! forum. Mojica and Morales produce through their label Mentes Fritas Film Production, […]

‘Skibidi Toilet' Film and TV Franchise in the Works From Michael Bay, Adam Goodman - Listen to the Exclusive Interview

As if it wasn’t ubiquitous enough as digital video shorts or games, “Skibidi Toilet” may be headed for a future as long-form content, too. The controversial animated internet sensation is being developed for TV and film treatment by director Michael Bay and former Paramount Pictures president Adam Goodman, who sat last week for an exclusive […]

Bette Midler and Sheryl Lee Ralph dish on aging, their R-rated movie 'Fabulous Four'

Bette Midler and Sheryl Lee Ralph open up about "Abbott Elementary," "Hocus Pocus" and the Broadway musical they'd still love to star in.

5 Burning Questions Ahead of Comic-Con: Superhero Fatigue, Superman's Absence and Marvel's Big Moment

Last year's Hollywood strikes didn't shut down San Diego Comic-Con entirely like it did the majority of film and television productions, but the 2023 event was a dramatic change of pace as studios -- with a few exceptions -- either severely reduced their presence or stayed away entirely, effectively sending the annual gathering back to it roots. Not so this year. Hollywood -- with one notable exception -- is returning in force for SDCC 2024. But...

‘The Batman' Spinoff Shows on Gotham PD and Arkham Got Dropped After HBO Execs Wanted to ‘Lean Harder into Marquee Characters,' Says Matt Reeves

“The Batman” director Matt Reeves recently told Entertainment Weekly that series centered on the Gotham police department and Arkham Asylum were dropped after HBO executives suggested to focus more on “marquee characters” from the Batman universe. Reeves is expanding the universe he launched in “The Batman” into television starting with this fall’s “The Penguin,” in […]

Sabrina Carpenter fans priced out by 'astronomical' ticket costs

Dismayed fans of the Espresso singer found that tickets for her Glasgow gig cost hundreds of pounds.

Taylor Swift explains how she created 'Folklore' on album's fourth anniversary

The singer-songwriter explained how she crafted her eighth era to a sold-out crowd in Hamburg, Germany.

Nicole Kidman makes rare comment about Tom Cruise marriage over two decades after divorce

Nicole Kidman makes rare comment about Tom Cruise marriage over two decades after divorce - The movie stars were married for more than a decade between 1990 to 2001

Adam Lambert and Auli'i Cravalho Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in “Cabaret ”Revival

The actors will replace Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin as the Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively

Alex James to chronicle ‘mayhem’ of Blur reunion in new book

Alex James to chronicle ‘mayhem’ of Blur reunion in new book - The Britpop group had not played a major UK show for eight years before Wembley.

'The Kardashians' Season 5 finale: Date, time, where to watch, streaming info

The season focused on Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie navigate sister dynamics under the watchful eye of their mother Kris Jenner.

When do Sabrina Carpenter London O2 tickets go on sale?

When do Sabrina Carpenter London O2 tickets go on sale? - Fans have complained about the extortionate cost of going to see the American singer on her Short n' Sweet tour

“Inside Out 2” Blows Past “Frozen 2” to Become the Biggest Animated Movie of All Time

'Inside Out 2' became one of 11 animated films to surpass the $1 billion mark in the box office

The greatest female rock stars of all time

The following women shaped the history of rock 'n' roll, recording some of the greatest hits in the genre. Their music has had a lasting impact on many generations. Click through the gallery to get to know the best female rock stars of all time.

The Bill and EastEnders star Roberta Taylor dies aged 76

The Bill and EastEnders star Roberta Taylor dies aged 76 - The actress was also known for appearances in Luther, Casualty and Inspector Morse, as well as the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches.

‘A Complete Unknown' Trailer: Timothée Chalamet Transforms Into Bob Dylan and Sings ‘A Hard Rain's A‐Gonna Fall'

Come gather ’round, people, wherever you roam. The trailer for James Mangold’s “A Complete Unknown” is here, along with the first official footage of Timothée Chalamet as Bob Dylan. The biographical drama, in theaters this December, follows the folk music legend’s early years in New York City, leading up to the Earth-shattering moment he strapped […]

fromis_9 to drop 3rd single album ‘Supersonic’ on Aug. 12

K-pop girl group fromis_9 is set to drop their third single album “Supersonic” on Aug. 12, which marks 14 months since their last release. The eight-member girl group’s new album was confirmed by their label Pledis Entertainment in a press statement, where the record hopes to “claim the Summer Queen title.” Following the confirmation, fromis_9’s social media platforms shared a glimpse of “Supersonic’s” concept, showing a moving poster of a...

How accurate are the costumes on Netflix's 'Bridgerton'?

Netflix's smash hit 'Bridgerton' is fulfilling all of our period-drama dreams and giving them a modern twist. Even if you're not a fan of romance and match-making, the fashion will give you something to write home about. The show follows several aristocratic families in Regency-era England as they look for suitable partners for their debutante daughters. Costume designer Ellen Mirojnick reportedly made 7,500 costume pieces for the first season so each character could have a new outfit for each event. They were certainly ambitious in making Bridgerton, but were they accurate? Let's compare with the real Regency-era fashion of the time. Click through this gallery to learn more.

SpongeBob SquarePants is 'autistic', voice actor Tom Kenny confirms

SpongeBob SquarePants is 'autistic', voice actor Tom Kenny confirms - The star described the cartoon character’s neurodiversity as his ‘super power’

Harland Williams, Spencer Grammer, Harry Lennix Lead Voice Cast for Animated Sci-Fi Movie ‘Isla Monstro' (Exclusive)

Spencer Grammer, Harland Williams, Will Friedle, Harry Lennix and John DiMaggio are among the performers comprising the ensemble voice cast of the animated sci-fi comedy movie Isla Monstro. Hailing from multimedia company Abyssmal Entertainment, the feature has completed production and launches promotion at San Diego Comic-Con with a booth and a panel taking place Saturday. […]

Apparently someone spent more than $21,000 to rig the Hugo Awards, badly

A statement from this year’s Worldcon details a clumsy plan to sway the vote for an unnamed nominee

When do new episodes of 'Too Hot To Handle' come out? Season 6 release schedule, times, cast

New episodes for Season 6 of "Too Hot to Handle" are being released in three batches over three weeks.

‘The Dog Thief' Producer Alvaro Manzano Zambrana Preps Debut Directorial Feature '99 Secrets' for Locarno's Producers Lab (EXCLUSIVE)

Selected for this year’s Locarno Open Doors Producers Lab, “99 Secrets” is the debut feature of leading Bolivian producer Alvaro Manzano Zambrana, whose previous credits include production manager on Werner Herzog’s “Salt and Fire” and producer on Vinko Tomicic’s Tribeca Film Festival World Narrative Competition player “The Dog Thief,” currently enjoying a strong festival run. […]

SM Cinema Cebu unveils The Event Screen, the new era in entertainment and events at SM City Cebu

SM Cinema in SM City Cebu launches The Event Screen, a versatile new offering perfect for a wide range of activities including karaoke, private movie screenings, gaming, meetings, and even product launches. SM Cinema continues to innovate and provide customers with unique and enjoyable experiences. The Event Screen is a testament to SM Cinema’s commitment to offering the best in entertainment and event solutions. The Event Screen is designed to...

Sir Mick Jagger says John Mayall helped to ‘usher in a new era for the Stones’

Sir Mick Jagger says John Mayall helped to ‘usher in a new era for the Stones’ - Sir Mick said Mayall recommended Mick Taylor to the band following the death of Brian Jones.

‘It’s Showtime’ marks second highest rating since the pandemic and ABS-CBN shutdown

Kapamilya noontime show “It’s Showtime” continues to soar in the TV ratings game, achieving one of its highest ratings to date. According to the latest Nielsen NUTAM People survey, “It’s Showtime” achieved its second-highest rating since the start of the pandemic and the ABS-CBN broadcast shutdown. On Thursday, July 18, “It’s Showtime” earned a rating

Def Leppard, Journey and Steve Miller romp through five hours of rock sing-alongs

The trifecta of Def Leppard, Journey and Steve Miller Band is enticing for a reason - there aren't many stalwart rockers left. Go see them now.

Where to Watch All the Deadpool and Wolverine Movies

"Deadpool & Wolverine" is nearly here, and yes, it would probably serve you well to catch up on the films that preceded them. There are admittedly a lot but the good news is, they're mostly all streaming in one place. Granted, it's unclear where exactly "Deadpool 3" will fit on the timeline of everything. It will certainly take place after the events of "Deadpool 2," but the film is also the official entrance of both its title characters into...

Laura Dern Recalls UCLA Ultimatum Over ‘Blue Velvet' Casting: "Pisses Me Off"

Laura Dern gave up her college education for David Lynch’s Blue Velvet. The actress recalled this week that the University of California, Los Angeles, refused to grant her a leave of absence to film the movie, meaning she left for the project and never returned. "I was 17, so excited to get into UCLA," Dern […]

Watch Taylor Swift bring back cut song to Eras Tour acoustic set in Hamburg, Germany

The singer had a marvelous time bringing back the cut track.

Paul Feig to Direct 'Worst Roommate Ever' Movie for Blumhouse

Paul Feig is set to direct a narrative feature for Blumhouse based on the same New York Magazine article by William Brennan that inspired the unscripted Netflix series "Worst Roommate Ever." Blumhouse EVP Production and Development Bea Sequeira brought in the original article, and the film marks the first time Blumhouse has produced a movie and TV show based on the same source material. Feig will produce with his producing partner Laura Fischer....

All the revelations from 'Dirty Pop,' Netflix's new Lou Pearlman documentary

In "Dirty Pop," 'N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick asks, “Why are we still working our butts off for nickels and dimes and (Lou Pearlman's) making millions?”

Jennifer Lopez sits on throne at her lavish Bridgerton-themed birthday party

Jennifer Lopez sits on throne at her lavish Bridgerton-themed birthday party - The American actress and singer’s husband Ben Affleck did not appear to be in the clips or images.

Mel Brooks 2-Part Doc Sets the Stage at HBO, Apatow Productions

Comedy icon Mel Brooks is the subject of a new two-part documentary in production at HBO Documentary Films and Apatow Productions. The project will offer an expansive yet intimate look at the actor, filmmaker, songwriter and playwright, whose work has had audiences around the world laughing for more than 70 years. Brooks' decades of film and TV credits include "The Twelve Chairs," "Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein," "Silent Movie," "History...

Vince Vaughn Fast Talks His Way Through Florida Murder Case in First Trailer for Apple TV+ Series ‘Bad Monkey'

Apple TV+ has dropped the first trailer for the comedy series “Bad Monkey” starring Vince Vaughn. The series is based on Carl Hiaasen's bestselling book of the same name. Vaughn stars as Andrew Yancy, “who has been bounced from the Miami Police Department and is now a health inspector in the Keys,” per the official […]

Sir John Eliot Gardiner steps down from orchestra following assault allegation

Sir John Eliot Gardiner steps down from orchestra following assault allegation - He will leave the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra following an allegation he hit a musician last year.

Blair Underwood Rejected First ‘Sex and the City' Offer: ‘It Was About How Samantha Was Fascinated by a Black Man' and ‘Rumors About Our Anatomy'

Blair Underwood participated in a career retrospective interview with the AV Club and remembered turning down the first offer he got to join HBO’s “Sex and the City.” Underwood would go on to play Dr. Robert Leeds, a brief romantic love interest for Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), during the show’s sixth and final season. However, that […]

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PBS and GBH's ‘Frontline' Hires Brian Eule As Its New Managing Director (EXCLUSIVE)

Brian Eule has been named the new managing director of “Frontline,” the award-winning PBS documentary series produced by Boston public broadcaster GBH. He replaces Janice Hui, who exited her post as managing director for “Frontline” to serve as COO of ITVS. At “Frontline,” Eule will oversee business operations and strategic planning and report to “Frontline” […]

Matthew Macfadyen felt 'miscast' as Mr. Darcy in 'Pride & Prejudice': 'I'm not dishy enough'

Matthew Macfadyen has shared that he didn't enjoy playing Mr. Darcy in "Pride & Prejudice" and felt miscast in the role.

20th Television Hires Jillian Longnecker as EVP of Production, Brendan Countee as Head of Comedy Development

20th Television has hired Jillian Longnecker as executive vice president of production and Brendan Countee as head of comedy development. In their new roles at 20th TV, which is part of Disney Television Studios, Longnecker will report to Carol Turner, head of Production for Disney Entertainment Television, while Countee will report to Carolyn Cassidy, executive […]

Hannah Gadsby Is Bringing Stand-Up Show ‘Woof!' to NYC

Hannah Gadsby is bringing their stand-up show, WOOF!, to New York City this fall following its run in Australia and across the United States. The Australian comedian, who rose to fame with their 2018 Netflix special Nanette which earned them an Emmy Award, is said to be sharing it all - “their worries, their wisdom, […]

Tessa Thompson to Star in Netflix Limited Series ‘His & Hers' Based on Alice Feeney Novel

Netflix has ordered the psychological thriller limited series “His & Hers” with Tessa Thompson set for the lead role, Variety has learned. The streamer has given the series a six-episode order. It is based on the Alice Feeney novel of the same name. William Oldroyd and “Ozark” co-creator Bill Dubuque serve as writers and executive […]