Archive for: May 2017

Feinberg Forecast: The First Read on the 2017 Emmys Race

In this first installment of his weekly projections, THR’s awards columnist looks at the drama series, comedy series, limited series and TV movie categories, as well as their respective acting races.

CNN Cuts Ties With Kathy Griffin on 'New Year's Eve' Show After Trump Photo Stunt

“I went way too far,” said Griffin, who says she will ask photographer Tyler Shields to take down the image. read more

Megyn Kelly on NBC Launch, Putin Interview and 'Today' Rumors

The ex-Fox News star, who’s betting on a last-minute sit-down with the Russian president for the June 4 debut of her ‘Sunday Night,’ demurs on plans for Trump: “How many of those big egos can you fit into one  show?”

The Complex Gender Politics of the 'Wonder Woman' Movie

Can Patty Jenkins make the superhero world safe for female directors? Warner Bros. gambles $150 million on its first woman-centered comic book movie with a filmmaker whose only prior big-screen credit was an $8 million indie: “I can’t take on

'The Handmaid's Tale' Showrunner and Writer Talk Recreating That Famous Scene

Bruce Miller and Kyra Snyder break down Jezebels, physical versus emotional rape. read more

WGN America Cancels Critically Acclaimed ‘Underground’ After Being Acquired by Conservative Company

Just when you thought the TV show massacre had ended, one more fan-favorite has been cancelled. After two seasons, WGN America has decided to cancel Underground. The critically acclaimed drama followed slaves escaping to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Underground

'Wonder Woman': Film Review

The first stand-alone feature for the ageless princess of the Amazons places her in the midst of WWI, with Gal Gadot in the title role and Chris Pine as American spy Steve Trevor. read more

Why 'Baywatch' Drowned at the Box Office

The R-rated comedy with the combined star power of Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron could barely stay afloat at the Memorial Day box office after being savaged by reviewers. read more

New 'House of Cards' Bosses Call Season 5 a "Cautionary Tale for American Voters"

Frank Pugliese and Melissa James Gibson, who took over from creator Beau Willimon, preview the terrifyingly timely new season: “Whatever got Trump elected was what we were dealing with for years.” read more

Watch “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” Season 6 Episode 8 (Series Finale)

“T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” Season 6 Episode 8 aired on VH1 Monday night (May 29). In the series finale, T.I. and Tiny put on a brave face for their family and throw Heiress a fun-filled christening. Later, the

Tiger Woods Found Asleep at the Wheel & Slurring Speech, Wasn’t Under the Influence of Alcohol

Details of Tiger Woods’ Memorial Day DUI arrest have emerged and according to the police report, the golf legend was NOT under the influence of alcohol as previously reported. However, he did fail a routine field sobriety test. TMZ obtained

'House of Cards' Season 5: TV Review

Netflix’s flagship drama ‘House of Cards’ is back and Frank Underwood is more corrupt and less subtle than ever before, if you like that sort of thing. read more

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: My Journey From 'Bachelorette' Critic to Guest Star (Guest Column)

After writing for THR about ABC’s romance reality franchise, the NBA legend and THR contributor will appear on Monday’s episode to judge Rachel Lindsay’s suitors by their (on court) game. read more

'Grace and Frankie' Boss on Older Women as "Sexual Beings" and Those Vibrator Billboards (Guest Column)

Marta Kauffman opens up about her mission to give a platform to actresses in their 70s who are “tired of playing the grandmother.” read more

'Twin Peaks' Paves the Way for a Cooper vs. Cooper Showdown

Could the arrival of Dougie on “‘Twin Peaks’ point to how the revival will end? read more

'Pirates of the Caribbean': What's Really Missing from 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'

The franchise has never recovered from the departure of director Gore Verbinski. read more

Willie Cory Godbolt: Man Arrested After Killing 8, Including Sheriff’s Deputy, in Mississippi Shooting Rampage

A man accused of going on a shooting rampage in Lincoln County, Mississippi Saturday night (May 27) that left 8 people dead, including a sheriff’s deputy, is in police custody. The suspect has been named as 35-year-old Willie Cory Godbolt

Mugshot Madness: Tiger Woods Arrested on DUI Charge in Florida

It was a rough start to Memorial Day for Tiger Woods. The golf legend was arrested for DUI in Florida. Few details are known of this breaking story. Woods was arrested early Monday morning (May 29) around 3 a.m. in Jupiter,

Kim Kardashian Reveals She Hasn’t Spoken to Taylor Swift Since Exposing Her As a Liar & Forcing Her into Hiding

Kim Kardashian just gave an update on the status of her relationship with Taylor Swift since she hosted the #KimExposedTaylorParty last year. Kim appeared on the Sunday night (May 28) broadcast of Watch What Happens Live as the New York-based show

Cannes: 'The Square' Wins the Palme d'Or

Sofia Coppola becomes the second woman to ever win for best director while Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger earned acting honors. read more

Critic's Notebook: The Year Cannes Couldn't

It was a weak year for the competition, THR’s chief film critic writes, as A-list auteurs stumbled and festivalgoers were left to hunt for treasure outside the main slate. read more

Original 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Stars on Regrets, Triumphs and a $2 Million Snack Budget

As ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ hits theaters, members of the first three films share untold stories of being intimidated by their director and what happens when the writers hate your pitch for your character. read more

Gregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69

The legendary singer, songwriter, keyboardist and co-founder of The Allman Brothers Band endured heartbreaking tragedy and addiction during his life. read more

'Bloodline' Star on Season 3: Kevin Is "Gasping for Air for Survival"

Actor Norbert Leo Butz explains what motivates the early-final-season “bad decisions” of the youngest Rayburn brother. read more