Film

‘Transparent’ star Jeffrey Tambor says he may leave show after harassment allegations

‘Transparent’ star Jeffrey Tambor says he may leave show after harassment allegations

Published 20/11/2017

Jeffrey Tambor, the Emmy-winning star of the Amazon web series "Transparent," said on Sunday he did not see how he could return to the show next season after a second person leveled allegations of sexual harassment against him. [more…]

Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

Release of Indian film about Rajput queen delayed after protests

Published 19/11/2017

The producers of "Padmavati" - a Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a Rajput queen, said on Sunday they had indefinitely delayed the release of the film, which has been accused of distorting history and has sparked protests. [more…]

London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

Published 16/11/2017

The Old Vic Theatre is seen in London, Britain November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mary TurnerLONDON (Reuters) - The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday [more…]

Franco hopes `Disaster Artist` conveys passion of worst film ever made

Franco hopes `Disaster Artist` conveys passion of worst film ever made

Published 14/11/2017

When James Franco set out to direct "The Disaster Artist," a faux behind-the-scenes look at the making of 2003's "The Room," often called one of the worst films ever made, he said it was not to poke fun at the "Room" creator Tommy Wiseau. [more…]

Goldman Sachs marks stake in Weinstein Co down to zero: source

Goldman Sachs marks stake in Weinstein Co down to zero: source

Published 14/11/2017

Goldman Sachs Group Inc has written down to zero the value of its stake in the Weinstein Company, the movie studio whose co-chairman Harvey Weinstein stepped down last month following sexual assault allegations, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. [more…]

Amazon to produce `Lord of the Rings` television series

Amazon to produce `Lord of the Rings` television series

Published 14/11/2017

Amazon.com Inc has bought the global television rights to "The Lord of the Rings," the company said on Monday, in what may be its biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Prime. [more…]

Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

Published 13/11/2017

Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life. [more…]

Longtime New York gossip columnist Liz Smith dead at 94

Longtime New York gossip columnist Liz Smith dead at 94

Published 13/11/2017

New York gossip columnist Liz Smith, who covered the breakup of U.S. President Donald Trump's first marriage and helped lead the media's charge into celebrity news, died on Sunday at her Manhattan home, the New York Times and other media reported. She was 94. [more…]

`Last Jedi` director Rian Johnson to oversee new `Star Wars` trilogy

`Last Jedi` director Rian Johnson to oversee new `Star Wars` trilogy

Published 10/11/2017

The galaxy far, far away is expanding further on screen with a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films outside of the ongoing Skywalker saga, Walt Disney Co said Thursday, to be overseen by Rian Johnson, the director of the franchise's upcoming film "The Last Jedi." [more…]

Five women detail sexual misconduct claims against comedian Louis C.K.: report

Five women detail sexual misconduct claims against comedian Louis C.K.: report

Published 10/11/2017

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