#SOSManus: Police Evict Asylum Seekers at Australia's Former Detention Camp in Manus Island  [LINK]
“This picture is enough to wake up Australia and show how a cruel politician like Peter Dutton is using Australian people for his own political benefit.” Photo and caption by Behrouz Booch... [Read More]
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#SOSManus: Police Evict Asylum Seekers at Australia's Former Detention Camp in Manus Island  [LINK]
“This picture is enough to wake up Australia and show how a cruel politician like Peter Dutton is using Australian people for his own political benefit.” Photo and caption by Behrouz Boochani, used with permission Increasing levels of violence by police appear to be bringing an end to the confrontation at Australia's former Manus Island regional detention centre in Papua New Guinea, wh... [Read More]
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CBS and Dish Reach Carriage Agreement  [LINK]
CBS’ blackout on Dish systems is over. CBS Corporation and Dish Network Corporation have reached a multi-year agreement for carriage of CBS owned stations across the country, as well as CBS Sports Network, as well as Pop and Smithsonian Ch... [Read More]
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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return’ Renewed For Season 2 On Netflix  [LINK]
Netflix is bringing back its reboot of longtime cult favorite Mystery Science Theater 3000 for a second go-round. Season 2 of Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return will be available on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK a... [Read More]
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Uma Thurman To Harvey Weinstein: “I’m Glad It’s Going Slowly, You Don’t Deserve A Bullet… Stay Tuned”  [LINK]
Uma Thurman, who recently appeared to demonstrate extreme self-restraint when asked her thoughts on women speaking out against harassment, today wished a Happy Thanksgiving to her Instagram followers — all except Harvey Weinstein and his &ldquo... [Read More]
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Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Reinstated: China & U.S. Release Date Set After Sept Delay  [LINK]
In September, the Chinese release of Feng Xiaogang's Youth, a coming-of-age drama about young people making peace with the past, was abruptly shelved ahead of the Middle Kingdom’s lucrative National Day holiday. In the wake of that move, U.S. d... [Read More]
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Seth Meyers Confirmed For Golden Globes Hosting Gig  [LINK]
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has confirmed that Seth Meyers will host the 75th Golden Globe Awards ceremony on January 7, 2018. Earlier this week, it had been reported that the Late Night With Seth Meyers host and SNL alum was in negotiati... [Read More]
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‘Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Special Ratings Top Feast of Holiday Eve Offerings  [LINK]
America seemed to be on a bit of a pre-holiday diet last night when it came to Thanksgiving Eve primetime. With CBS the only net to put originals up on Wednesday, encores and specials galore took a bit of dip from last year. Once again, A Charlie Bro... [Read More]
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‘The Four: Battle For Stardom’: Fox Promos Disruptive Singing Competition  [LINK]
Here’s a first-look promo for Fox’s The Four: Battle For Stardom, a new singing reality series that panelist Sean “Diddy” Combs has promised will “disrupt the world of competition television” and “revolutioni... [Read More]
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‘Entourage’ Extra Alleges Jeremy Piven Sexually Assaulted Her In 2009 – Report  [LINK]
Anastasia Taneie, a woman who worked as an extra on Entourage, has made fresh allegations of unwanted sexual advances by Emmy winner Jeremy Piven. Taneie told BuzzFeed News that in 2009, Piven forcibly pushed her up against a wall in a dark hallway, ... [Read More]
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‘Coco’ Earns A+ CinemaScore & Dances To $70M+; ‘Justice League’ Solid With $63M+: Thanksgiving B.O.  [LINK]
Thanksgiving AM Update: Moviegoers love Coco: The Disney film earned an A+ CinemaScore last night, Pixar’s 6th ever, and the best since Up. On top of that, Coco came in much higher on its first day with an estimate... [Read More]
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Jane Campion: It’s A “Fairy Tale” Time For Women In The Entertainment Business  [LINK]
The Piano and Top Of The Lake filmmaker Jane Campion has said the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood has made it a "fairytale" time to be a woman in the entertainment business. Speaking at the Screen Production and Development Association Confere... [Read More]
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‘Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World’ EPs On Their Celebration Of Musical Icons  [LINK]
“It's my first time seeing [the film]. It's fantastic, so moving. It's really a huge breakthrough—a huge subject. I think you can see this film again and again because there's so much stuff in here that I didn't know, that I'm grateful to... [Read More]
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Allison Williams Says ‘Peter Pan’ Performance Scored Her ‘Get Out’ Role  [LINK]
Girls star Allison Williams claimed that she secured her role in horror breakout Get Out thanks to her performance in NBC's Peter Pan Live! Williams played the eponymous role in the 2014 live television special and told The Tonight Show‘s Jimmy... [Read More]
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IMAX & Odeon Team Up To Launch Europe’s First Virtual Reality Experience  [LINK]
IMAX has teamed with cinema chain Odeon to launch Europe's first virtual reality entertainment center. The two companies are launching the IMAX VR Experience Centre in Manchester, England at Odeon's Trafford Centre movie theater. The center, which co... [Read More]
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Dmitri Hvorostovsky Has Died; Charismatic Siberian Baritone Was 55  [LINK]
Dmitri Horostovsky, a singer possessed of a penetrating baritone as deep as his Siberian soul, along with matinee-idol looks that made him a star beyond the classical-music world, died Wednesday. He was 55 and had waged a heart-breaking battle with b... [Read More]
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Jeffrey Tambor Says Latest Sexual Harassment Claim Was An “Enthusiastic Farewell”  [LINK]
A third accuser, and the first non-transgender individual, is alleging that Jeffrey Tambor sexually harassed her back in 2001, saying that he forcibly kissed her. Like before, the Transparent star is apologizing for any upset and denying the claims. ... [Read More]
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Uma Thurman Exits CAA  [LINK]
EXCLUSIVE: Uma Thurman, who is making her Broadway debut starring in Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman, has just discharged CAA as her agency. She had been at CAA for the past two years. We were told that she has not chosen another agency... [Read More]
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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Review: Lots To Be Thankful For In ‘Gilmore Girls’ Creator’s New Amazon Series  [LINK]
With traffic jams and family affairs upon us for Thanksgiving, there are really just two things you need to know about Amazon's November 29-launching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. First, the adjective in the title of the Amy Sherman-Palladino-created se... [Read More]
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‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ To Take On Harvey Weinstein Scandal  [LINK]
No big surprise here, but NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, known for its use of “ripped from the headlines” storylines, will use the Harvey Weinstein scandal as inspiration for an episode later this season. However,... [Read More]
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Jillian Bell To Star In ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’; Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar & Lil Rel Howery Also Cast  [LINK]
EXCLUSIVE: Jillian Bell is attached to star as the titular character in Brittany Runs a Marathon, with Michaela Watkins (Casual), Utkarsh Ambudkar (White Famous), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Micah Stock and Alice Lee rounding out the cast. The indie fi... [Read More]
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‘Man Who Invented Christmas’ Review: Dan Stevens & Christopher Plummer Turn Scrooge Origin Tale Into A Holiday Treat  [LINK]
I can’t even begin to recount the endless number of film, TV and stage projects that have tried to bring Charles Dickens’ immortal yuletide classic A Christmas Carol to life. From Alastair Sim’s textbook portrayal to the likes of Bi... [Read More]
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‘Darkest Hour’, ‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘Man Who Invented Christmas’ Usher Holiday – Specialty B.O. Preview  [LINK]
Oscar nominee Gary Oldman takes on one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century, facing a dramatic showdown with a lethal adversary. Focus Features opens Darkest Hour in several locations Wednesday ahead of a wider roll-out later in December... [Read More]
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‘Happy Death Day’ Reaps $100M+ At Worldwide Box Office  [LINK]
The hits keep coming for Universal and Blumhouse with Happy Death Day celebrating a $100M global milestone. Including yesterday’s grosses, the latest collaboration between Uni and Jason Blum’s micro-budget specialist Blumhouse has taken i... [Read More]
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