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Kid Cudi Breaks Foot After Jumping Off Coachella Stage

Kid Cudi is recovering after a fall from the Coachella stage resulted in a broken foot. “Hey guys, so I broke my foot today at the show. just leavin the hospital. Never broken a bone before so this is all a bit crazy. I wanna thank u all for ur concerns and well wishes!! I […]

PEN America Ceremony Canceled Amid Criticism Over Response to Israel-Hamas War

Facing widespread unhappiness over its response to the Israel-Hamas war, the writers’ group PEN America has called off its annual awards ceremony. Dozens of nominees had dropped out of the event, which was to have taken place next week. PEN, a literary and free expression organization, hands out hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes each […]

Cannes Film Festival Launches Partnership With AFCI For Inaugural Summit

The Association of Film Commissioners International is heading to Cannes. For its 77th edition in May, the festival — in partnership with AFCI — will debut the Global Film Commission Network Summit. It’ll discuss “selecting locations for authentic storytelling, indigenous community engagement and dismantling location stereotypes,” among other things, AFCI said. Attendees will include film […]

Huw Edwards Leaving BBC on “Medical Advice” After 40-Year Career

Huw Edwards, a longtime British TV presenter and host of the BBC‘s flagship News at Ten program until July 2023, has resigned. On Monday, the U.K. pubcaster said Edwards took medical advice before deciding to officially resign from the BBC after stepping away nine months ago following a June 2023 report from The Sun that alleged Edwards had paid a […]

LaKeith Stanfield to Star In, Produce Video Game Adaptation ‘El Paso, Elsewhere’

LaKeith Stanfield, who most recently starred in The Book of Clarence for Sony, is teaming up with veteran producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura for El Paso, Elsewhere, an adaptation of the neo-noir vampire video game from publisher Strange Scaffold. Stanfield is in talks to star in the feature and will also produce along with di Bonaventura, […]

Cannes Adds Michel Hazanavicius, Mohammad Rasoulof, Emanuel Parvu Titles to Official Competition

The Cannes Film Festival has unveiled new additions to the Official Selection for its upcoming 77th edition from May 14 to May 25. Three new films have been added to the Competition lineup: Oscar-winning director Michel Hazanavicius’ animated feature The Most Precious of Cargoes, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s Seed of the Sacred Fig and Emanuel Parvu’s Three Miles to the […]

Dusty Kay, Writer and Producer on ‘Entourage’ and ‘Roseanne,’ Dies at 69

Dusty Kay, a writer and Emmy-nominated producer with credits including Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Roseanne and Entourage, has died. He was 69. Kay died April 10 in Summerlin, Nevada, after an undescribed brief illness, Bill Nuss, his friend and longtime collaborator, announced. The pair authored the book for a musical based […]

Taylor Swift Details Meaning Behind ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Songs

Taylor Swift is breaking down the meaning of some of her new songs. New on Amazon Music, Swift offers a track-by-track experience of some of the songs featured on her newly released album The Tortured Poets Department. Through the playlist experience, the singer revealed the inspiration behind songs “Fortnight” featuring Post Malone, “Florida!!!” with Florence […]

Diane Kruger, Fatih Akin Reunite for ‘Amrum’

Diane Kruger is re-teaming with her In the Fade director Fatih Akin on the new German period drama Amrum, which began principal photography in Hamburg today. The film follows a family living in a small village on Amrum Island in rural northern Germany in early 1945, in the final days of World War II. The […]

New Talent Accelerator Industry Standard Launches to Diversify Post-Production Fields (Exclusive)

Last year, MakeMake Entertainment managing director Jennifer Sofio Hall and veteran impact producer Bedonna Smith helped launch MakeMake Residencies, a nine-month paid program for people from historically excluded backgrounds to build careers in post-production. Now the two women are continuing that work with a new independent venture, Industry Standard, a talent accelerator for early- to […]

Emmy-Nominated Series ‘Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter’ Gets Second Season at AMC Networks

The Hollywood Reporter on Monday announced the return of its Emmy-nominated series Off Script With The Hollywood Reporter. In a partnership with AMC Networks, the second season of the show will premiere May 24, at a new time of 10 p.m. PT/1 a.m. ET, exclusively on IFC and streaming on AMC+. New episodes will continue […]

For Francis Ford Coppola’s Go-for-Broke Movies, All Roads Lead to Cannes

For his forthcoming one from the heart, Megalopolis, Francis Ford Coppola has once again violated the cardinal rule of the entertainment business: Never invest your own money in the show. Reports are that to bankroll the $120 million epic he has literally mortgaged the farm, or vineyard. The investment is slated to premiere at the […]

‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ Trailer Brings Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman Together as Frenemies

For Ryan Reynolds, the latest Deadpool & Wolverine trailer is a chance for audiences to see two marquee characters together, a pairing that “took seven years and a lot of begging” to get Hugh Jackman to return as Wolverine. Ahead of the new trailer (watch below), Reynolds shared the post-credits scene from Deadpool 2 (2018), […]

Netflix to Present Sneak Peek of New Wallace & Gromit, Zack Snyder’s ‘Twilight of the Gods’ at Annecy

Claymation legends Nick Park and Merlin Crossingham will offer stop-motion fans a sneak peek at their upcoming Wallace & Gromit film at this year’s Annecy animation festival. The still-untitled feature will see inveterate, cheese-loving inventor Wallace designing a “smart gnome” for the family garden who begins to develop a mind of its own. As events […]

Becky G Joining 2024 Latin American Music Awards as a Host and Performer (Exclusive)

Becky G has been tapped to join the 2024 Latin American Music Awards ceremony as a host and performer. The Mexican-American singer will serve as a host for the show, airing April 25 on Univision and its sibling networks, alongside previously announced talents Alejandra Espinoza, an actor and presenter; Carlos Ponce, a singer-songwriters and TV […]

‘The Jinx’ Finally Explains Mystery of Robert Durst Arrest One Day Before TV Confession

For anyone who needed a refresher on The Jinx, the follow-up series to the 2015 true-crime phenomenon that led to the arrest of Robert Durst did just that with its first episode. Except it delved deeper — much deeper — when it took the audience behind the curtain of the murder case against Durst to […]

Stephen Colbert Aspires to Return to Acting at Some Point, Cites Dream Role in ‘A Man for All Seasons’

Stephen Colbert closed out Los Angeles’ annual PaleyFest TV festival Sunday afternoon, as he sat down for a conversation with comedian Ben Schwartz about his career and time at The Late Show desk. During the wide-ranging chat inside the Dolby Theatre — which ranged from Colbert’s start in Chicago’s improv scene to his stint as […]

Kevin Hart Sets the Record Straight on His Height and Whether He’s a Billionaire

Kevin Hart wants people to know that some of the stories of his height have been greatly exaggerated. The actor appeared on Sunday night’s edition of CBS’ 60 Minutes, where he spoke with Anderson Cooper and set the record straight. Cooper noted that GQ reported his height as 5-foot-5, while The Los Angeles Times put […]