EXCLUSIVE: After a ferocious all night auction, Patti Cake$ is moving toward a close, with Fox Searchlight in the lead to pay around $10.5 million for the film. Lionsgate and ..
BEST PICTURE La La Land Marc Platt, producer of La La Land, which garnered 14 nominations to tie with the most ever for a film (the others are Titanic and All About Eve), “I was wi..
Unlike the Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film shortlist, which offered up snubs galore when it was revealed in December, today’s Foreign Language Oscar nominees are pretty much in ..
He has played an ape’s showman in King Kong, a sweet mortician-turned-murderer in Bernie and now a polka maestro/Ponzi scheme impresario in The Polka King. Larger-th..
EXCLUSIVE: Universal and Blumhouse are coming off of an excellent weekend with M. Night Shyamalan’s Split taking No. 1 at the box office with $40M and they’re going to ke..
From writer/director Marianna Palka and producer Elijah Wood’s Spectrevision, --- is a film shaking up Sundance’s Midnight audiences like none other. Marking Palka’s return ..
Leave it to the French to blow up a genre and redefine it whether it’s Luc Besson with the female action sphere with La Femme Nikita or Jean-Pierre Jeunet with the romant..
With Oscar nominations being announced tomorrow, the analyses of voter behavior at this time of year always become increasingly surreal. As a long-term voter in the Academy and als..
Stephen Colbert will host the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS and the Television Academy today announced today. It will be the The Late Show host’s first time hosting this awards c..
After premiering his directorial debut, the futuristic, mind-bending romance The One I Love here in Park City three years ago, director Charlie McDowell returns with the ..
Editors note: Santiago Pozo is founder and CEO of Arenas Entertainment, the oldest Hispanic company in Hollywood. He is also a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pict..
Filmmaker Brad Bird has been tapped to receive the Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild. The honor will be presented next month at the guild’s 21st annual Art Direc..
A four-time Emmy winner, Tiegel was with Entertainment Tonight for decades, most recently serving senior producer. Her other producing credits include The Bat, The Cat and the Peng..
Disney has just unveiled the name of the eighth movie in the Star Wars franchise, following 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The new chapter, which has a December 15, 2017 rele..
AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest exhibition chain, is moving in on the Nordic region. The U.S.-exhibitor has reached an agreement to acquire the Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema..
Alexandre Moors (Blue Caprice) returns to Sundance this year with The Yellow Birds, based on the Kevin Powers novel about young soldiers at war, the effect it has on them when they..
EXCLUSIVE: The deals are beginning to fall like snow in Park City. Focus Features is in exclusive negotiations and soon to close a deal on Thoroughbred, the Cory Finley-directed dr..
“That phone call was one of the most exciting things, for me, in my career, at this point – and I’ve had a lot of neat stuff happen,” said Danny Strong of hearing his feature direc..
Refresh for latest… Vin Diesel’s resurrection as the eponymous government operative in ---: Return Of Xander Cage leads the international box office this weekend with a $50.5M star..
Opening the first day of Deadline’s Sundance studio on Thursday morning was Dustin Guy Defa’s slice-of-life comedy Person to Person. An off-beat film smartly lensed in 16mm, t..
On Friday at Sundance, Aubrey Plaza was quickly shaping up into the festival’s MVP for 2017, presenting two films – The Little Hours and Ingrid Goes West – that had Park City ..
Coming off of a record year, Disney hit a pair of major box office milestones this weekend with two of its late 2016-releases. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s rag-tag band of rebels..
“What will this ultimately lead to, there are many chapters yet to unfold here,” said Al Gore today at the Sundance Film Festival on the attitude towards climate change of the new ..
EXCLUSIVE: Ewan McGregor has just been set to star with Léa Seydoux in Zoe, the next film that Drake Doremus will direct. He will replace Charlie Hunnam, who has dropped..
As an actress, she’s worked with a number of today’s auteurs such as Woody Allen, Jodie Foster, Olivier Assayas and Sean Penn, and now Kristen Stewart is stepping behind the camera..
“This is a rallying cry that women, people of color, queer people, and their allies are all one big movement,” says Jill Soloway of the Women’s Marches that are set for Washington ..
Management 360 has brought in Nils Larsen to be a manager in its talent department. Larsen spent the past six years at Principato-Young Entertainment, after the company acquired hi..
A Dog’s Purpose producer Gavin Polone said he’s had a change of heart after seeing the full video of a distressed German shepherd on set. He says the dog was not in danger and beli..
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit. With the town either obsessed and/or depressed by today’s Donald Trump inauguration, headed to Sundance and loo..
EXCLUSIVE: He’ll be back! James Cameron, who regains certain rights to his prized creation The Terminator in 2019, is godfathering a new iteration of the film that might ..
Academy Award-winning musician and actor Lonnie Rashid Lynn, better known as the rapper Common, has signed on as an executive producer for Netflix’s Sundance film Burning Sands thr..
The Sundance Film Festival increasingly has been opening its doors to television, with new TV series making their premiere there and independently produced pilots getting screening..
Inauguration and demonstrations aside, the Specialty focus is of course on the Sundance Film Festival this weekend where distributors load up on titles for the year. At the box off..
M. Night Shyamalan’s Split is off to an incredibly strong start, grabbing $2 million in Thursday night previews in 2,295 theaters. Paramount Pictures/Revolution Studios’ ---: The R..
In a statement posted to its website, the Dalian Wanda Group says it did not force the exit of Legendary Entertainment co-founder Thomas Tull over the box office performance of The..
SPOILER ALERT: The story includes plot information about a recent episode of Vikings. EXCLUSIVE: Three weeks after Vikings star Travis Fimmel bid farewell to the hit History series..
The Casting Society of America gathered tonight to honor casting in film, TV and theater at the 32nd annual Artios Awards. The conventional wisdom of the 2017 Oscars is undisturbed..
“We’re at a point in world history where there is unrest,” Al Gore said tonight at the Sundance Film Festival’s screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. “This movie giv..
With most network execs following Donald Trump’s strategy of not taking journalists’ questions from the stage and thespians pontificating about not being a method actor — and, in f..
Among the achievements of the American theater over the last century, August Wilson’s work ranks comfortably with the best. Any one of the plays he wrote — one for each decade of t..
One of ABC’s top comedy stars, Modern Family‘s Julie Bowen, will be landing her voice to the upcoming Tangled animated series for sibling Disney Channel. She’ll voice Queen A..
I am not sure anyone was clamoring for a movie about the creation of McDonalds, but whether we wanted one or not here it is. The good news is The Founder is much better t..
Back in 2000, we self-appointed geniuses at Inside.com built an elaborate statistical tracker for Oscar contenders. We measured factors large and small—hair color, past awards reco..
The New Line DC property Shazam! has morphed into two pictures. Black Adam has proved vibrant enough to become its own film, to star Dwayne Johnson. Originally, the plan was f..
Today marks the start of a 2017 Sundance Film Festival that many feel could be dominated by the streaming services that are reshaping the independent film ecosystem. The signs of b..
After receiving numerous complaints about the way a German shepherd was treated during a second-unit shoot on the Winnipeg-area set of Universal Pictures’ upcoming family film..
EXCLUSIVE: When you have the iconic George Clinton in your feature directorial debut, you know the movie is going to get funky and surreal – and Kuso surely does that, as this mind..
Oral arguments were heard today in a legal battle between media giants 20th Century Fox and Netflix over the right of contracted employees to seek better jobs elsewhere and Fox’s r..
Harrelson, who also wrote the project, stars alongside Owen Wilson and Willie Nelson and, as reported last month, it’s being shot in the UK capital city this evening and broadcast ..
On the 20th anniversary of Brandan Tartikoff death, the visionary NBC and Paramount executive was fondly remembered by several of this year’s Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award h..
Tonight during the People’s Choice Awards, Ellen DeGeneres took home three awards and in the process became this most-awarded person in PCA history with a career total of 20. Tonig..
Updated 6:29 PM with statement from Amblin (below): Gavin Polone, the producer of A Dog’s Purpose who is also an animal rights activist and has actually written publicly about maki..
As Alison in Showtime’s The Affair, currently running through its third season, Ruth Wilson is creating the kind of character most actors must dream of. With the story told from th..
WME Signs Dave Franco | Deadline
Dave Franco, known for films like Neighbors and Now You See Me, has signed with WME for agency representation, moving from CAA. Franco has seeming been busy having recently w..
Among the future releases discussed moving beyond 2017 were Hotel Transylvania 3, with Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez and director Genndy Tartakovsky set to return; Untitled Anima..
Thelma & Louise Oscar-winner and Nashville creator Callie Khouri says there’s a “strange thing” about female-centric projects where “somehow in the culture, they’re not as good..
The nation may be politically divided. But producers can, and should, try to bring people together by addressing universal questions about the human condition, a panel connected by..
EXCLUSIVE: After decades of disputes, legal fights and finally a court order last spring, the heirs to the estate of Sammy Davis Jr are now dancing to the same tune. They are joini..
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s executive chairman Jack Ma said the company’s ambitions to link up with Hollywood remain strong and also urged people to give President-Elec..
Mark Hamill, the beloved Star Wars actor, is taking a little time out to voice an animated Lovecraft feature. He, along with Jeffrey Combs (Transformers Prime), Christopher Plumme ..
Graceland alum Manny Montana is set to recur on Fox drama series Rosewood. The Miami-set medical procedural follows top private pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. (Morris Chestn..
Much as China’s President Xi Jinping did yesterday, Dalian Wanda Group Chairman --- Jianlin today sounded concern and a warning over potentially increased U.S. government controls..
Imagine TV, which is behind hit Fox series Empire, has three new dramas on the midseason schedule, 24: Legacy, a reboot of the company’s signature drama 24, and limited series Shot..
EXCLUSIVE: Amman Abbasi’s Dayveon is making its world premiere as the opening-night film of the Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT sidebar. It’s Abbasi’s first feature, and he’s flanked..
Andy Cohen plans to avoid watching the festivities when Donald Trump is inaugurated on Friday. This is a shame, given that Cohen is perhaps best suited — as a former NBCUniversal p..
Some 15 years after its release and a half year after the death of its subject, a new version of the Michael Mann film Ali is today being re-released on DVD. With a career performa..
As you are telling us this is absolutely, positively not a show about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes and Scientology, “could you legally tell us if it were?” a TV critic asked The Arr..
EXCLUSIVE: British actor Richard Armitage, who’s had roles in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit franchise and Alice Through The Looking Glass, has joined the cast of Ocean’s Eight. Detail..
E! has slotted the premiere of its anticipated new scripted series The Arrangement for Sunday, March 5 at 10 PM. The 10-part drama, from Universal Cable Productions and Emmy winnin..
It will be a 9 to 5 reunion onstage later this month at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present Lily Tomlin with the SAG Life Achievement Award, an..
In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this morning, Chinese President Xi Jinping never uttered Donald Trump’s name, but his message for the U.S. President-e..
Sinclair Broadcast Group and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer will soon launch Charge!, an action-based network with more than 2,000 movie titles such as Dances with Wolves and P..
Keith Maitland says he had concerns when approaching survivors of the August 1966 mass shooting at the University of Texas about making his PBS documentary, Tower, as to ..
Ava DuVernay’s mass incarnation documentary 13th was supposed to be the subject, but Donald Trump became topic A as several hundred hollywood insiders met to hear DuVernay, Van Jon..