SAG-AFTRA Is Reconsidering Morgan Freeman’s Lifetime Achievement Award
SAG-AFTRA is among many organizations that has adopted a new sexual harassment policy in the last few months.
James Franco Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations
After his Golden Globes win, the actor was accused by multiple women on Twitter of sexual misconduct and assault.
Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Teddy Roosevelt in Martin Scorsese’s New Biopic
DiCaprio has signed on to play 26th U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt for Scorsese’s new movie.
Michael Moore’s Secret Trump Election Documentary ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Acquired by Weinstein
Michael Moore has been secretly filming a documentary about Trump’s election victory since November, and just in time for Cannes it was picked up today by Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Fahrenheit 11/9, a play on the title of Moore’s award-winning 2004 documentary about the September 11 terrorist attacks Fahrenheit 9/11.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Is Being Held Hostage by Actual Online Pirates
Since online pirates tend to view “don’t steal stuff” as more of a guideline than an actual rule, it’s no surprise that eventually they’d start taking aim at Hollywood. And, hey, why not start big, with, say, Disney, the biggest studio in the business? And instead of pilfering something like Coco, how about going after, I dunno, maybe Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth installment in one of the most recognizable brands worldwide? Well, that’s exactly what a group of hackers apparently did.
Debbie Reynolds, Star of Stage and Screen and Mother of Carrie Fisher, Dies at 84
Unbeatable entertainer Debbie Reynolds, star of Singin’ in the Rain and mother to Carrie Fisher, has died at the age of 84 after suffering a stroke earlier on Wednesday.
We’ll Be Seeing Roger Ailes and Megyn Kelly’s Feud on the Big Screen Courtesy of ‘The Big Short’ Writer
Batman v. Superman. Godzilla vs. Mothra. Kramer vs. Kramer. Throughout film history we have been treated to the battle royales of battle royales, the feuds to end all feuds, but there may be one that stands above all others. Earlier this year, Fox News host Megyn Kelly, along with other female employees of the network, both names and unnamed, accused now-former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment. The ensuing waterfall of accusations combined with a lawsuit leveled against him by Gretchen Carlson caused Ailes to resign form his position in July. If you’ve been hungry for all the hot deets on the scandal to be brought to light, perhaps on the big screen, get ready for your dreams to be realized. The Ailes-Kelly feud is being made into a movie by one of the screenwriters behind The Big Short.
In Honor of Gene Wilder, ‘Young Frankenstein’ Is Coming Back to Theaters
It’s difficult, maybe impossible, to say which of Gene Wilder’s many performances is his best. He had the fastest hands in the West as Jim, aka the Waco Kid, in Blazing Saddles, he invited us into a world of pure imagination as the titular candyman from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, and he accidentally created a not-so-politically-correct Broadway hit in The Producers.