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Friday, February 8, 2019

In Bad Surprise News, Les Moonves Has Quietly Started a New Company Called Moon Rise Unlimited by Jordan Crucchiola

After being fired from his position atop CBS last December, following myriad accusations of sexual misconduct that span decades, Les Moonves is getting back to work. According to the New Yor…

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Sean Penn Wants to Give Bradley Cooper an Oscar with ‘Balls’ by Jordan Crucchiola

While Bradley Cooper is off feeling like a failure for not getting a Best Director nomination out of A Star Is Born, Sean Penn, we now know, is outraged on his behalf. In a new “editorial…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Lady Gaga’s Oscar Nomination Means More Compliments For Bradley Cooper by Jordan Crucchiola

Much like Glenn Close, Lady Gaga was not following the Oscar nominations with bated breathe this morning. Instead, she was sleeping in. But when the star who was born Stephani Germanotta ros…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians Did Not Have a Crazy Good Opening in China by Jordan Crucchiola

After a lengthy review process on behalf of the Chinese state to determine whether or not Crazy Rich Asians was fit for release in Chinese theaters, the American romantic comedy finally made…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

FX’s Fosse Series Adds Aya Cash, Norbert Leo Butz, Paul Reiser, More Jazz Hands by Jordan Crucchiola

It was announced over the summer that Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams would lead the Lin-Manuel Miranda produced limited series Fosse/Verdon for FX. The eight-episode program will focus o…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Ariana Grande Releases ‘Breathin’ Video So You Can Finally Exhale by Jordan Crucchiola

Ari season continues! In addition to putting on a First Wives Club–themed performance on Ellen today, the tiny titan of pop just released the video for “Breathin” (the official video, …

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Friday, October 26, 2018

How Luca Guadagnino Brought Suspiria’s Bloodiest, Wildest Scene to Life by Jordan Crucchiola

Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria is opening in limited theaters this weekend, and fans of the 1977 original film’s stylish violence will have a lot to process when they emerge. At tw…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Rami Malek Now Has Gilded Set of Fake Freddie Mercury Teeth by Jordan Crucchiola

You won’t be able to see Rami Malek’s turn as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody until the movie arrives in theaters next week. But if you’ve seen the trailers you’ve seen the very…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Hear the First Track From John Carpenter’s New Halloween Score by Jordan Crucchiola

The Halloween sequel hits theaters on October 19, which is the same day the soundtrack will be available for purchase, but don’t you want a little taste of what’s to come from the John C…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The 15 Best Urban-Legend Horror Movies by Jordan Crucchiola

This weekend, Slender Man opens in theaters after a long and winding road to the box office (including multiple release-date changes and a mostly absent marketing campaign). The central stor…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Julianna Margulies To Star In The Hot Zone Series About Ebola Outbreak by Jordan Crucchiola

If you’re one of those people who grew up terrified you’d contract Ebola in a movie theater because you watched Outbreak, then news of National Geographic’s new series The Hot Zone sho…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams Will Put Their Dancing Shoes on For FX’s Fosse/Verdon by Jordan Crucchiola

Lights, camera, action, dance! In your latest A-listers-on-TV news from The Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell are set to star as the titular characters in Fosse/Verdo…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Bryan Cranston Used To Trick Aaron Paul Into Thinking He’d Be Killed Off Breaking Bad by Jordan Crucchiola

Jessie was never supposed to make it through the first season of Breaking Bad, but Vince Gilligan so loved Aaron Paul’s performance that he decided to keep him around for the long haul. At…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

See The First Trailer For The Purge TV Series by Jordan Crucchiola

The First Purge is only a week a week away from arriving in theaters, and USA Network has just released the first trailer for the Purge TV series it developed with Blumhouse. Franchise creat…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

No Kids Were (Permanently) Hurt While Filming Hereditary by Jordan Crucchiola

Hereditary opens in theaters this weekend, and writer-director Ari Aster is being heaped with praise for his debut feature film, which chronicles a particularly horrible period in the life o…

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Broadway Musical Escape From Margaritaville Is Closing Down by Jordan Crucchiola

If you need to escape somewhere, it will have to be a place that isn’t Margaritaville. The New York Times reports that the Broadway musical based on the songs of Jimmy Buffett has announce…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A Quiet Place Has Made a Very Loud $300 Million Around The World by Jordan Crucchiola

The big story of last weekend’s box office was that Deadpool 2 raked in a massive $300 million worldwide in its theatrical debut, but it wasn’t the only movie to hit that same global ben…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Broadway’s Spamalot Is Going To The Big Screen by Jordan Crucchiola

In a testament to the enduring appeal of Monty Python, Fox is putting a screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Spamalot on the development fast track. In addition to the good news tha…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Jake Gyllenhaal Cast As Leonard Bernstein In Biopic From Cary Joji Fukunaga by Jordan Crucchiola

A pair of very talented (and very handsome!) men are coming together to bring Leonard Bernstein’s life story to the big screen. It was announced today that Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

40 Essential Lesbian Romance Films by Jordan Crucchiola

This past weekend at the box office was particularly gay. Love, Simon was still playing at theaters across America, and it was joined by Disobedience — which tells the story of two women f…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

New Suspiria Footage Promises A Movie Filled With Gruesome Horrors by Jordan Crucchiola

The annual CinemaCon is underway in Las Vegas right now, and attendees at the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners are getting all kinds of treats not yet availa…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tina Fey Can Have It All, Will Host the Saturday Night Live Finale by Jordan Crucchiola

Some personal news. Saturday Night Live - SNL (@nbcsnl) April 18, 2018 ... More »

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Bel Powley Wants to Make Men Uncomfortable by Jordan Crucchiola

Bel Powley is great at coming of age. She broke out as an adolescent on the doorstep of her sexual awakening in Diary of a Teenage Girl, played a young royal embracing the freedom of anonymi…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Liza Minnelli Will Auction Off A Massive Amount of Belongings, Including Personal Effects of Judy Garland by Jordan Crucchiola

Liza with a Z is doing a “purge with a capital P” of her belongings, The New York Times reports. Star of stage and screen Liza Minnelli will be selling more than 1,900 items ranging from…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Lady And The Tramp Is Disney’s Next Live-Action Reboot by Jordan Crucchiola

The Disney vault is opening up once again, and this time Lady and the Tramp will come bounding out to greet you like very good dogs. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lego Ninjago directo…

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Friday, March 9, 2018

An Authorized Documentary Of Whitney Houston Is Coming This Summer by Jordan Crucchiola

Oscar-winning documentarian and filmmaker Kevin Macdonald (One Day In September, The Last King of Scotland), will deliver a new documentary about Whitney Houston this summer. Whitney has the…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Frances McDormand Got Every Female Nominee To Stand During Her Speech at the Oscars by Jordan Crucchiola

Frances McDormand started her acceptance speech for Best Actress at tonight’s Oscars by letting everyone know she had “some things to say.” Halfway through her remarks she asked every …

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Allison Janney Just Gave You a Great Oscar GIF For When You’re Feeling Yourself by Jordan Crucchiola

Allison Janney has won almost every conceivable award for her performance as the misanthropic mother of Tonya Harding in the movie I, Tonya. And after a long season of thanking so many peopl…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Midnight Drop Of Weird Al’s ‘Hamilton Polka’ by Jordan Crucchiola

Wait for it (Wait for it)Wait for it (Wait for it)Midnight... Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) March 2, 2018 ... More »

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Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, And Lily Tomlin Are All In For That 9 to 5 Reboot by Jordan Crucchiola

While 20th Century Fox reportedly negotiates with Rashida Jones about penning a 9 to 5 update with original writer Patricia Resnick, the 1980 film’s iconic trio of working women has alread…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Disney Is Developing Multiple Star Wars TV Shows by Jordan Crucchiola

Star Wars content is now as free-flowing as the green milk of a thala-siren. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Tuesday that the company is working on multiple Star Wars television series. Accord…

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