Serious Gossips

New MPAA Chief Charles Rivkin Brings Extensive Hollywood Credentials
Rivkin is succeeding Chris Dodd, who is stepping down after six years. Charles Rivkin had all the makings of a Hollywood wunderkind, rising quickly through the ranks to run the Jim Henson Company and Wild Brain Entertainment in the late 90s and early 2000s. But, after serving as one... Read more
Seth Rogen, The Lonely Island Hint at Movie About Musical Festival That Goes “Horribly Wrong”
7:42 AM PDT 4/29/2017 by Patrick Shanley Following the disastrous news surrounding the Fyre Festival on Friday, the filmmakers tweeted about a project they have been working on with a very similar plot. Amidst news of the debacle that was the Fyre Festival, a meant-to-be lavish music festival on... Read more
New Robert Zemeckis Movie Gets November Release Date
2:53 PM PDT 4/28/2017 by Borys Kit Steve Carell is set to star in the story about a man who turns to his imagination to cope with a trauma. Universal has slotted a release date for the newest movie from filmmaker Robert Zemeckis. The studio, which is making the... Read more
Oscars: Early Contender ‘Get Out’ Gets Into (Garden) Party Mode
The February release, a critics’ darling and a commercial bonanza, will be feted on the Universal lot on May 9, with HFPA and BFCA members on hand. Get Out, Jordan Peele’s dark comedy about race relations in America that proved a critics’ darling and a commercial bonanza, grossing nearly... Read more
Lady Gaga Invites Fans to Be ‘A Star Is Born’ Extras at L.A. Concert
6:15 PM PDT 4/26/2017 by Colin Stutz, Billboard The musician tweeted out an invite to attend a filming event at the Greek Theatre on May 2 and 3. Lady Gaga is calling on her fans to be a part of her new film with Bradley Cooper, A Star is... Read more
Diane Lane on ‘Justice League’ and ‘Batman v. Superman’ “Martha” Twist
The actress, who plays Superman’s mother, is ready for a scene with Aquamom Nicole Kidman. Diane Lane is poised to play a supermom for the third time. She’ll reprise her role as Martha Kent, mother of Superman (Henry Cavill), in November’s Justice League, and was able to share a... Read more
Oprah Showed Up on a Random Person’s Doorstep While Filming Her New Movie
1:52 PM PDT 4/21/2017 by Mia Galuppo The star of HBO’s ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ told the story during a Q&A, which was part of the Film Independent at LACMA series. For the first time since Ava DuVernay’s Selma, Oprah Winfrey is returning to the screen as... Read more
‘Cars 3’ Writers Tackling Animated Movie ‘A Tale of Momentum and Inertia’ (Exclusive)
The Fox Animation project adapts and expands the short animated film that made the festival circuit rounds a few years ago. Eyal Podell and Jonathon E. Stewart, who wrote on the upcoming Cars 3, have been tapped to pen A Tale of Momentum and Inertia for Fox Animation. The... Read more
Valiant Entertainment Unveils Comic Book ‘Icons’
The publisher will focus on core properties with new launches in each remaining month of 2017. Coming on the heels of the most successful independent launch of the year, Valiant Entertainment on Monday unveiled the future of its comic book line with the announcement of its new “Icons” line... Read more
Beijing Festival Says Lack of Korean Films “Not a Political Decision”
2:21 AM PDT 4/14/2017 by the Associated Press “The collection of films is oriented to the whole world, without preference for any particular countries,” says a member of the organizing committee. The lack of South Korean films at this year’s Beijing International Film Festival has nothing to do with... Read more