Hugh Jackman will star as Senator Gary Hart for Jason Reitman’s political drama “The Frontrunner.” Hart was the frontrunner during the early stages of the 1988 race for the Democratic presidential nomination when his campaign was rocked by revelations of an extramarital affair with Donna Rice. The Colorado senator then dropped out of the race…. […]
“‘The Last Judgment’ [is] 45-by-40 feet. Not many places to hang that. We nearly shrunk it because we weren’t sure we could hang it from the Oculus’ 80-foot ceiling,” he said.
Wolf Trap Opera managed almost to conceal the flimsiness of Rossini’s plot through a combination of humor and strong performances.
American Crime Story Step inside the Versace mansion. The acclaimed series is taking a fresh look at the shocking murder in ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ and we’ve got your exclusive first look.
Nobody wants to see a Sofia Coppola movie influenced by a committee, including Sofia Coppola. The filmmaker behind Lost in Translation and this week’s The Beguiled was going to make her biggest movie yet with The Little Mermaid, but she exited the project once she realized her vision wasn’t going to go untouched by Universal. “We didn’t agree creatively about how […]
Wait, was the Bachelor franchise in the news this week or something? Considering the amount of attention that “Bachelor in Paradise” has gotten since the last episode of “The Bachelorette” aired, one might expect the show to somehow address the situation. Maybe some sort of statement? An acknowledgement that there are still unanswered questions? Another… […]
From the author of “The Cartel,” a riveting novel about a corrupt New York cop.
The Gong Show Thursday, 10 p.m., ABC Hosted by Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” (1976-1980) was a circus sideshow with some of the weirdest acts of the day. Though the series lived on with other hosts, it is most closely identified with Barris, who died this past March. A new iteration of the show was…
Earlier this year, Michael Bay indicated that Transformers: The Last Knight would be his farewell to the franchise based on the Hasbro toy sensation. This is something that he’s said several times before, only to get behind the camera again for another sequel, but this time it feels like he’s telling the truth, unless someone […]
One of the biggest complaints we tend to have about movies presented in the found footage style is always, “Why would these people keep the cameras rolling in these intense situations?” A new movie called The Gracefield Incident seems to have found a nice way around that pesky problem: the protagonist implants a camera into his prosthetic eye […]
The cast of “The Neighborhood” includes James Russo, Lou Lombardi, Nick Turturro, A.J. Benza and Paul Ben-Victor.
Oliver Stone’s “The Putin Interviews,” debuting on Showtime on Monday, is getting just what the network expected: Scrutiny. “I am excited for it,” Vinnie Malhotra, the head of documentary programming for the network, said of the reviews. “I think that is the reason why we do it. You can’t do a four-hour documentary on one of… […]
In many ways, HBO’s Game of Thrones and Spike’s upcoming take on Stephen King’s The Mist couldn’t be more different. One is a mega-popular fantasy series that’s about to enter its home stretch of episodes, while the other is a nascent adaptation that’s just preparing to take its first steps. But hey, here’s at least one way they’re similar: they […]
Morris’ cast reunited during the ATX TV Festival.
One thing seems certain at France’s 2017 Annecy Festival. Few animation projects will be as exquisitely drawn as “The Tales of the Hedgehog,” the new project from France’s Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, animated feature Academy Award nominees for “A Cat in Paris.” One case in point: a first concept art image of two kids… […]
You’d need a (large) scorecard to keep track of all the Stephen King novels/novellas adapted to screens both big and small — some better than others. (The King-based movies “IT” and “The Dark Tower” drop later this summer, after King releases his newest novel.) So here comes “The Mist,” a 10-part Spike series based on…
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the TV advertising attention analytics company iSpot.tv, Universal Studios claims the top spot in spending for “The Mummy.” Ads placed for the Tom Cruise vehicle had an estimated media value of $7.83 million through Sunday for 1,394 national ad airings across 49 networks…. […]
Lifetime invited guests to Malibu for a Sunday Group Date filled with wine tasting along with a splash of adventure at Saddlerock Ranch’s Malibu Wine Safari ahead of the forthcoming season of “UnReal” — which the network announced will now debut in early 2018 instead of this year. Series co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro stayed cool in… […]
The blockbuster summer season just keeps marching forward. Now that Wonder Woman has hit theaters and exceeded even the higher opening weekend box office predictions, it’s time to look forward to what’s coming next weekend. The big release for the weekend of June 9 will be The Mummy, the horror action adventure combo that is […]