Category: Celebrity

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ Dies at 73

He also directed 'Philadelphia,' 'Rachel Getting Married,' the 2004 remake of 'The Manchurian Candidate' and several music docs and videos.read more

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Writers Strike Preparations Begin: How a Work Stoppage Would Impact Hollywood

The reality of a strike grows more real as agents report that they haven't seen any extensive contingency planning on the studios' part: "They haven't prepared like they did last time."read more

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Samantha Bee Interviewed by Lena Dunham on Trump, Trolls and Comedy’s Fraught New Normal

Late night's queen of the Trump takedown gets grilled by the 'Girls' mastermind on her White House Correspondents' Dinner special and the "raging negativity" of politics: "Every time I turn my phone off something terrible happens in the world."read more

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Power Lawyers 2017: Hollywood’s Top 100 Attorneys

No envelope mix-up here! Meet the attorneys behind the 'Moonlight' Oscar winner, Melania's litigation, Bill O'Reilly's downfall, the year's biggest media megamergers and pretty much anything that matters in Hollywood.read more

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The Brash Plan to Defend Bill Cosby: “Rehabilitate His Reputation” at Trial

In her first extensive interview ahead of the June 5 court showdown, the comic's lead attorney Angela Agrusa opens up about how she can counter public perception of a serial rapist (it involves a theory of "false memory creation") and win acquittal for the most toxic figure in Hollywood: "The challenge is to change the optics."read more

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TV Upfronts 2017: THR’s Guide to Presentations and Parties

Here's a list of the festivities for networks and talent agencies at the annual event for ad buyers in New York.read more

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‘American Gods’: TV Review

The world building takes time and can be confusing, but the end result could be a genre hit for Starz as it brings Neil Gaiman's acclaimed book 'American Gods' to life.read more

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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Sets Summer 2019 Release Date

In other major moves, Disney pushes back the release of the next 'Indiana Jones' a year to make room for 'The Lion King,' while 'Frozen 2' will hit theaters in November 2019.read more

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WGA Talks Resume: Inside the Offers (and Counteroffers) on the Table

It’s difficult to see how a multi-hundred million dollar gap will be bridged prior to May 1 contract expiration, but on an issue by issue basis, the parties have moved closer.read more

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Paris Attack Won’t Scare Film Industry Away From Cannes

"We stand with the French," said one Cannes-bound exec in the wake of last week's deadly shooting, which has heightened security fears. read more

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