'Deadpool & Wolverine' Will Set Box Office Records, But By How Much?

It's finally here. After being delayed by the SAG-AFTRA strike and leaving the box office to suffer through a miserable May, Marvel Studios' "Deadpool & Wolverine" is here to deliver the biggest opening weekend the film industry has ever seen from an R-rated movie. How big it will be is still difficult to determine. Projections for the film have stayed firm at a spectacular $170 million for the past couple of weeks. Not only would that break the...

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 […]

Lisa Kudrow Leads a Merry Band of ‘Time Bandits' in Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's Giddy Reboot: TV Review

If one were tasked with naming a modern successor to Monty Python, the crew of New Zealand comedians informally captained by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi would be a strong candidate. (As a bit, the Ministry of Silly Walks wouldn't be out of place on the duo's mockumentary-turned-FX-series "What We Do in the Shadows," give […]

Puregold CinePanalo Film Festival returns for its second year with greater opportunities for filmmakers

The Puregold CinePanalo Film Festival is back for its second year, with its introductory press conference held at the Gateway Cineplex 18 on July 23, signaling the start of another promising chapter for Filipino filmmakers. Following the success of its inaugural run, this year’s festival aims to provide even more opportunities for showcasing the talent,

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?”

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 […]

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’

‘The Coffee Table' Helmer Caye Casas Readies Depraved ‘El Show del Gran Luciferio' Ahead of Sanfic-Morbido Lab Pitch (EXCLUSIVE)

The latest from horror virtuoso Caye Casas, “El Show del Gran Luciferio,” is now in development and headed to the Sanfic Int'l Film Festival after being selected for this year’s Morbido Lab tutelage program. Promising to deliver a titillating and freshly devious narrative steeped in nostalgia, the dark and acerbic horror concept is produced by […]

Guillermo Amoedo on His Haunting Horror Comeback ‘Loved Ones': ‘Loving Someone, Becoming Friends, is a Death Sentence in This Place' (EXCLUSIVE)

Spirits of those loved and lost wreak global havoc in director Guillermo Amoedo’s comeback title “Loved Ones” (“Seres Queridos”). In development, the project is produced by Harvey Grisalez, Senior Vice President at Spain’s Onza Américas (“Isla Brava”), and heads to Sanfic’s genre sidebar Morbido Lab in August. “When Guillermo shared the script for ‘Loved Ones’ with us, we […]

‘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 […]

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

Paul Feig is set to room with Jason Blum. The duo are teaming for a feature adaptation of the Netflix unscripted series Worst Roommate Ever for Blumhouse. Feig will direct a feature centered on a newly single woman finding a seemingly perfect gentleman to sublet the spare room in her dream home, only to learn […]

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.

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

‘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, […]

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.

KARA brings late Goo Hara back for new song

Bob Marley Expert Roger Steffens Sells His Massive Reggae Archives in ‘Multimillion Dollar' Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

Longtime reggae collector, Bob Marley expert, radio host and 82-year-old author Roger Steffens has sold his enormous archive of vinyl and other memorabilia - which is widely acknowledged to include the largest and most comprehensive collection of Marley artifacts in the world - for an undisclosed "multimillion-dollar" sum. The archive, which has been valued at […]

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 […]

Timothée Chalamet is Bob Dylan in teaser trailer for biopic A Complete Unknown

At the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, a young Bob Dylan shakes up his act on the folk music scene by going electric and siring rock as the voice of a generation - defining one of the most transformative moments in 20th century music.

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.

Metal guitarist Gary Holt of Exodus, Slayer defends Taylor Swift: 'Why all the hate?'

Metal guitarist Gary Holt, known for his work in Exodus and Slayer, gave his opinion on popstars Taylor Swift and Beyoncé in a recent interview.

‘Bonnie & Bonnie' Producer on How AI Helped Him Envision Locarno's Match Me! Project ‘700 Days in Homs'

A film student trapped by Syrian government troops in the besieged city of Homs tries to find his way out in Sulaiman Tadmory and Ali Hakim's "700 Days in Homs." The project is currently under development at Germany's Hakim + König Film, with Hakim headed to Match Me!, Locarno's prestigious networking platform for emerging producers […]

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" […]

Adam Lambert, Auli'i Cravalho to Take Over Lead Roles in ‘Cabaret' on Broadway

Adam Lambert and Auli'i Cravalho will take over the lead roles in Cabaret this fall from Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin. The two will begin performances, as the Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively, at the August Wilson Theatre starting Sept. 16 for a run through March 30, 2025. This will mark the Broadway debuts for […]

Tarek El Moussa addresses Christina Hall's divorce news: 'We're here to help'

Tarek El Moussa is on ex-wife and "Flip or Flop" co-star Christina Hall's side amid her divorce from husband Josh Hall, a real estate agent.

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...

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” […]

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...

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...

Jon Lucas credits co-stars for his engaging portrayal as villain

MANILA, Philippines — After airing more than 170 episodes, the GMA Prime full action series, “Black Rider,” will have its finale episode on Friday night at 8. It is among today’s Top 10 most-watched programs. The show has also featured more than 200 talents. One of them is Jon Lucas, who has established himself as a supporting actor. Looking back on his convincing performance as villain Calvin Magallanes, Jon attributes it to the creative...

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...

‘Inside Out 2' Surpasses ‘Frozen 2' as Highest-Grossing Animated Film in History

Disney is jumping for Joy. That’s because “Inside Out 2” has surpassed “Frozen II” to stand as the highest-grossing animated film in history. After six weeks of release, “Inside Out 2” has generated $600 million domestically and $861 million internationally for a staggering global tally of $1.462 billion. "Frozen II" was bigger than the very […]

Lauren Alaina cancels 3 shows following dad's death: 'I really have no words'

Lauren Alaina canceled three upcoming performances following the death of her dad on July 23.

Will Smith Signs to New Independent Record Label SLANG (Exclusive)

Will Smith is ready to get jiggy with music (again) - he's signed a new record deal. On the heels of his performance at last month's BET Awards, the Grammy-winning rapper and Oscar-winning actor has signed to the new independent frontline label SLANG, led by music executive Rene McLean, the partner and founding advisor of […]

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.

Nova Music Festival Memorial Exhibit Comes to Los Angeles

The Nova Music Festival Exhibition, an homage to the Israeli music fest that was lethally attacked by Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7, 2023, comes to Los Angeles on Aug. 17. The exhibit, which is presented in the US by record executive Scooter Braun, Rebel founder Joe Teplow and former Alphasense exec Josh Kadden drew more than 113,000 visitors in the three months it spent in New York City. Braun said in a press release that the exhibit helps "pay...

“Breaking Bad”'s Krysten Ritter Explores 'Dark Side' of a Con Artist's Mind in New Thriller Novel (Exclusive)

‘Retreat,’ written with Lindsay Jamieson, will be published in 2025

Strictly Come Dancing professionals smile as rehearsals begin amid controversy

Strictly Come Dancing professionals smile as rehearsals begin amid controversy - The cast are practising ahead of the new series.

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 […]

'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.

‘It's about time Jazz is here again’: David Benoit reconnects with Pinoy audiences

No one was more thrilled to set foot on the Manila concert stage again than David Benoit, who had a long-awaited rendezvous with his Manila audience last July 20 after 12 years of not performing in the Philippines. The jazz pianist-composer undoubtedly missed the Philippines so much though it took him a decade to return and perform in Manila again. His full-house concert last weekend at The Theater at Solaire was undoubtedly well-received, proof...

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. […]

The greatest 'Best Of' albums of all time

Yes, many music die-hard fans have their favorite artist's entire discography, but sometimes all we want is to listen to their biggest hits—enter the 'Best Of' album. There are numerous 'Greatest Hits' compilations out there, but only a few truly deserve to be listened to. Some of these contain previously unreleased songs and other rarities that fans will love, and others are simply great compilations of hits that can work as an introduction to new fans or the perfect playlist for old-school fans. In this gallery, you will find some of the greatest 'Best Of' albums of all time. Click on and discover if your favorite made the list.

HBO Drops Official Trailer for ‘Industry' Season 3 (TV News Roundup)

HBO has dropped the trailer for Season 3 of “Industry,” starring Myha'la, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey and Ken Leung. The third season will debut Aug. 11 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and will be available to stream on Max, with new episodes dropping weekly. The trailer sees a potential budding romance between Yasmin (Abela) […]

The greatest movie soundtracks ever

What are movies without music? Even silent films had showtunes playing in the background, and since then the modern movie soundtrack has become a staple of contemporary cinema. For films like 'Pulp Fiction' or 'Black Panther,' the music can become as memorable as the movie itself. Such is true of 'The Lion King,' the 1994 cartoon classic featuring hit songs like 'Hakuna Matata' and 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?'. As you may know, 'The Lion King' has had a big-budget remake, starring Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and a host of world-class entertainers. Naturally, the cast has recreated songs from the original movie, putting a unique spin on some childhood tunes. What's more, Beyoncé has produced 'The Gift,' a companion album with new music from herself, Jay-Z, and even daughter Blue Ivy Carter. Click on to revisit 'The Lion King,' as well as the most iconic movie soundtracks ever released.

‘Twisters' Reignites Debate Over Steamy Scenes in Movies

[This story contains spoilers for Twisters.] Twisters audiences are getting swept up in the renewed debate surrounding depictions of sexual intimacy on the big screen. Social media users have been in a tizzy over the ending of director Lee Isaac Chung’s action film that stars Glen Powell, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Anthony Ramos. A follow-up to […]

Leo Chaloukian, Emmy-Winning Sound Designer, Dies at 97

Leo Chaloukian, the Emmy- and Oscar-winning sound designer and former chair of the Television Academy, has died. He was 97. The Television Academy said Chaloukian passed away on July 18 after working in sound design well into his 80s. He first worked at Ryder Sound Service in 1954, becoming an award-winning re-recording mixer and eventually […]

‘Deadpool & Wolverine' Prep: Everything to Know About the ‘Deadpool' Franchise Before Seeing the New Film

As anticipation builds for the release of “Deadpool & Wolverine,” fans of the Merc With a Mouth are eager to see what chaos and hilarity Ryan Reynolds’ Wade Wilson (aka Deadpool) and Hugh Jackman’s Logan (aka Wolverine) will bring to the screen. Deadpool’s latest soirée has already led to “grown men” sobbing profusely, and early […]

Every way dancer Kameron Saunders has said 'like ever' on Taylor Swift's Eras Tour

Dancer Kameron Saunders has a speaking line during Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," and he's delivered it in many languages.

Miranda Lambert Announces Her First Republic Album, ‘Postcards From Texas,' and Teases It With a Warning About ‘Alimony'

Miranda Lambert has set a release date, title and tracklist for her first album under a new deal with Republic Records. “Postcards From Texas” will be out Sept. 13, and in the meantime, the country star’s fans can collect “Alimony,” a track issued concurrently with the album news on Wednesday.` The 14-track album is self-produced […]