Archive for: November 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda Tackling Epic Fantasy 'Kingkiller Chronicle'

Lindsey Beer, one of the writers working on ‘Transformers 5,’ has been tapped to adapt. read more

Amazon and Execs From NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS to Skip January TCA Press Tour

They join the previously announced Netflix and Starz, which are also bypassing the semi-annual Television Critics Association’s winter tour stop. read more

NBR Picks Keep Focus on Indie Standouts 'Manchester' and 'Moonlight'

THR’s awards analyst also weighs in on the almost total absence of ‘La La Land’ and the significance of the one prize given to ‘Silence.’ read more

Kathleen Kennedy Says There Will Be No 'Rogue One' Sequel

Sorry, everyone waiting for ‘Rogue Two.’ read more

'Rogue One' Leads Biggest Ticket Presales Day of 2016

The Force is strong with the ‘Star Wars’ standalone. read more

'Z Nation' Renewed for Fourth Season at Syfy (Exclusive)

The drama has been a solid performer for the cable network on Fridays. read more

Breitbart News Declares "War" on Advertisers Who Cave in to Activist Pressure

Kellogg’s and other brands are claiming Breitbart’s conservative news and opinion stories don’t reflect their values, so they are yanking their advertising. read more

Inside Steven Mnuchin's Hit-and-Miss Path From Hollywood to Treasury Secretary Pick

From losing millions in the failed Relativity studio (and stepping down as co-chairman weeks before bankruptcy) to backing Warner Bros. flops and hits with high-flying producers Brett Ratner and James Packer, the former Goldman Sachs banker has done business with

Keo Woolford, Actor on 'Hawaii Five-0,' Dies at 49

The Honolulu native wrote, directed and produced the 2013 independent film ‘The Haumana,’ and a sequel was in the works. read more

Meet Steven Mnuchin's Actress-Author Fiancee

Louise Linton, engaged to Donald Trump’s likely pick for Treasury secretary, recently wrote a controversial book about Africa and was called a “delusional white memoirist” read more

Bradley Cooper to Star in World War II Drama 'Atlantic Wall'

Gavin O’Connor (‘The Accountant’) is set to direct. read more

Joaquin Phoenix, Gus Van Sant Tackling Biopic of Cartoonist John Callahan

It will mark the actor and the helmer’s first reteaming since the former’s breakout in 1995’s ‘To Die For.’ read more

Matt Lauer Extends 'Today' Contract Through 2018

The anchor will earn a reported $20 million a year. read more

Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at UNICEF Gala to Honor Katy Perry

“I’ve gotten to spend time with her and I know how deeply she cares about making our world a better place,” said Clinton of Perry, who was brought to tears on Tuesday night. “We need champions like Katy now more

Is Sheree Whitfield Dating Jailbird Tyrone Gilliams, the Man That Caused Her Epic Fallout with Nene Leakes?

Word on the street is that Sheree Whitfield has a new boo, but it’s not her ex-husband Bob Whitfield. Sources say she’s been literally been “calling Tyrone” and, if the rumor is true, he may currently be in jail. The

Floyd Mayweather Responds to T.I. Shade With $100 Million Check Photo, T.I. Posts Inspirational Message

Floyd Mayweather is either starting the #100MillionDollarCheckChallenge or he’s clapping back at T.I.’s recent Instagram shade. I guessing it’s the latter; I mean, ’cause who really has $100 million checks just lying around? Floyd and Tip beefing for over two

Did 21 Savage Get Knocked Out With a Bottle While Performing in Arizona?

21 Savage is known for two things: his blatant savagery (hence his name) and his boring stage presence, which is kind of like watching someone do something they really don’t want to do. One of those two things could be

Brandy’s Mama Sonja Norwood Joins in to Shade Monica on Instagram, and Brandy Is Not Letting the Beef Go

Love & Hip Hop is starting to rub off on Ray J and Brandy’s mama. Sonja Norwood has jumped in the Brandy/Monica drama by adding her two cents on social media. The internet has been calling Brandy out for months

Did Joseline Hernandez Reveal the Name of Her Baby While Filming a Delivery Special for VH1?

We’ve questioned the paternity and even the pregnancy, but get ready because Joseline Hernandez’s baby will be here soon. Joseline has posted several baby bump photos on social media over the past few months and the Puerto Rican Princess may

Barack Obama Crushes Our Hopes, Says Michelle Will “Never Run” for President (or Any Elected Office)

Despite the outcome, the 2016 Presidential Election is finally over. In addition to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the other breakout star was First Lady Michelle Obama. FLOTUS left such an in impression that many are suggesting she run for president.

AT&T Unveils Pricing, Content Details for DirecTV Now Streaming Service, Teams With Reese Witherspoon

The telecom giant celebrates and demos the service, for which all entertainment majors but CBS Corp. have struck content deals, and also partners with Taylor Swift for original content. read more

Gotham Awards: The Complete Winners List

‘Moonlight’ won big at the awards show on Monday night. read more

Tom Holland in Talks to Join Daisy Ridley in 'Chaos Walking' (Exclusive)

Doug Liman is on board to direct the YA post-apocalyptic thriller. read more

Feinberg Forecast: The State of the Oscar Race As the Indie Community Weighs In

THR awards analyst offers his latest assessment in the wake of Spirit Award noms, just ahead of the Gotham Awards and a slew of other announcements. read more