Link Tank: Neon Genesis Evangelion's Ending Explained

Spencer MullenJun 24, 2019 Neon Genesis Evangelion, Macaulay Culkin, Ravelry, and more in today's daily Link Tank!An upcoming Star Wars book teases a connection between Supreme Leader Snoke and Yoda."Even after two new Star Wars movies — and countless cartoons and comics — we still have no... #

Den of Geek | 24.6.2019 13:06:49

Prince’s ‘Batman’ at 30: How the Film Saved His Career From ‘Horrible’ Financial Straits

As the movie that ushered in both the modern-day superhero genre and a new peak in the art of saturation marketing, Tim Burton’s “Batman” has a legacy that’s hard to overstate. Virtually everything associated with the 1989 comic-book adaptation became a cultural phenomenon, from Burton’s mischievous... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 12:55:10

Argentina’s Lucrecia Martel Named Venice Jury President

Argentinian director Lucrecia Martel has been named the president of the jury at this year’s Venice Film Festival, the event’s 76th edition. Venice chief Alberto Barbera praised Martel as “Latin America’s most important female director and one of the top female directors worldwide,” addi... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 12:37:20

Viacom Partners With Tyler Perry for BET Plus Streaming Service

Viacom’s BET Networks has teamed with Tyler Perry to create a subscription streaming service that combines the prolific auteur’s library of movies and TV shows with BET’s programming vault. The service dubbed BET Plus will bow in the fall with a handful of original series and produ... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 12:21:18

Chinese Drama ‘Better Days,’ Yanked From Berlin Lineup, Has Its China Release Canceled

Better days may be a long way off yet for the embattled Chinese drama “Better Days,” which has canceled its mainland China release just three days before the film was to hit theaters. The movie was also pulled at the last minute from the Berlin Film festival lineup in February amid tight... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 11:42:16

Anthony Mackie Discusses Taking up Post-Endgame MCU Mantle

Kirsten HowardJun 24, 2019 "People are going to expect me to be Chris Evans in the same suit, but a black dude. And that’s definitely not gonna happen."This article contains spoilers for Avengers: EndgameGoing into Avengers: Endgame, we assumed that the film would probably be the last we w... #

Den of Geek | 24.6.2019 11:15:02

China Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Beaten by Old Animated Film ‘Spirited Away’

Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” has debuted to record-breaking opening weekends all over the world – but not in China, where it was soundly beaten by a nearly 20-year-old Japanese anime classic, Ghibli Studios’ “Spirited Away.” While “Toy Story 4” made film history in territories around the w... # #toy-story

Variety | 24.6.2019 10:05:50

Shanghai Film Festival Crowns Iranian Drama ‘Castle Of Dreams’ With Trio Of Prizes

China’s leading film festival crowned Iranian drama Castle Of Dreams with three prizes on Sunday evening. The Shanghai International Film Festival handed Reza Mirkami’s film the Golden Goblet for best film, best director and a joint best actor award for Hamed Saberi Behdad. The familial drama ... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 9:31:01

Forget the D*cks, ‘Euphoria’ Has a Bigger Issue with Underage Female Sexuality

What are you trying to say, Euphoria?? #

Decider | 24.6.2019 9:30:47

Keeley Hawes to Star in and Produce Honor-Killing Drama for ITV

Keeley Hawes will star as a detective attempting to bring a group of killers to justice in the wake of a so-called honor-killing in “Honour.” The two-part drama is based on the real-life case of Banaz Mahmod, a young Londoner murdered by her own family for falling in love with the wrong man. It is [... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 9:24:23

‘Bodyguard’s Keeley Hawes To Star & Produce ITV Crime Drama ‘Honour’ From ‘Vanity Fair’s Gwyneth Hughes

Bodyguard’s Keeley Hawes is to star in a British crime drama written by The Girl and Vanity Fair writer Gwyneth Hughes for ITV. Honour is to be produced by Hera Pictures and exec produced by Peter Kosminsky. The two-parter will see Hawes star as the real-life detective who brought five killers to ju... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 9:17:05

How Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 4 Would Have Panned Out

Rob LeaneJun 24, 2019 Mysterio is set to make his big-screen debut next week, but he might have appeared earlier. Here's the story behind Raimi's ditched sequelSpider-Man: Far From Home is swinging into theaters on July 2, finally introducing classic nemesis – or is he? – Mysterio (played ... # #spider-man

Den of Geek | 24.6.2019 9:15:01

Tyler Perry Gets Standing Ovation After Inspiring BET Awards Speech: “Own Your Way”

"While you're fighting for a seat at the table, I'll be down in Atlanta building my own." #

Decider | 24.6.2019 9:12:23

Love Nature Teams with Arte, BBC, Smithsonian on Natural History Series ‘Stormborn’

Love Nature has greenlit “Stormborn,” a wildlife series about animals living in the wildlands of countries on the edge of the North Atlantic. The three-parter will bow on Love Nature’s 4K linear channel and streaming service and then play on Arte in France and Germany, BBC Scotland and Smithsonian C... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 8:56:56

Laura Dern Dropping an F-Bomb on Meryl Streep Was ‘Big Little Lies’ Best Moment

Big Little Lies' comedy goddess struck again. #

Decider | 24.6.2019 8:30:31

Barcroft Studios Hires John Farrar as Creative Director, Ups Two Execs (EXCLUSIVE)

John Farrar, whose credits include “The Imposter,” has joined U.K. producer and digital content specialist Barcroft Studios. The company has also upped two senior staffers, with Alex Morris elevated to chief creative officer and Caspar Norman to chief operating officer. The new recruit joins Barcrof... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 8:00:48

‘The Spanish Princess’ Showrunners Break Down the Intense Season Finale

Oh, and they're spilling on Season 2: Scotland, MOAR Lina + Oviedo, and some fresh faces... #

Decider | 24.6.2019 8:00:04

‘Narcos’ Producer Gaumont Hires ‘El Chapo’ EP Christian Gabela To Lead Lat Am Co-Pro Push

Narcos producer Gaumont has hired El Chapo exec producer Christian Gabelaas part of a push to bolster international co-productions in Latin America. This comes as its first Latin American co-production,El Presidente, is currently in production for Amazon Prime. The company has hired Gabelaas VP, Int... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 7:57:15

John Oliver Takes Jab At HBO Owner AT&T For “Absolutely Terrible” Wireless Network

Going for the proverbial biting the hand that feeds you, John Oliver took aim at AT&T on the latest edition of his HBO program The Last Week Tonight. He skewered HBO’s new corporate parent, telecommunications giant AT&T (aka “Business Daddy”) over its “terrible”... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 7:50:29

First Trailer: “Black and Blue”

Sony Pictures has unveiled the first trailer for the fast-paced action thriller “Black and Blue” starr Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Mike Colter and Frank Grillo. Harris plays a rookie cop who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam, a murder committed by... #trailer #

Darkhorizons | 24.6.2019 6:49:28

Waterworld 2 Updates: Why A Sequel Never Happened


Screenrant | 24.6.2019 5:06:16

Every Major Movie Releasing In July 2019


Screenrant | 24.6.2019 5:06:05

‘CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell’ Gets Premiere Date

The CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell will debut Monday, July 15 from New York, the network announced Sunday. It will air daily on CBS at 6:30 PM ET and on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service, at 10 PM ET. When O’Donnell was officially unveiled as ratings-challenged CBS Eveni... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 4:57:39

BET Awards Full Winners List: Cardi B, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, Regina King, Michael B. Jordan Among Honorees

The 19th Annual BET Awards took place today at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Regina Hall took the stage and showed off her hosting (and dancing) skills as the show celebrated Black excellence in music, movies and sports. Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman took the award for Best Movie... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 4:43:51

Nipsey Hussle Gets Moving Tribute At BET Awards

The 2019 BET Awards paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle by honoring the late rapper with its Humanitarian Award and a star-studded musical tribute. Heading into the ceremony, the stars walked a blue carpet in his memory. Near the end of Sunday night’s nearly four-hour show at the Microsoft Theater i... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 4:43:23

Star Wars: The Decraniated Slaves Are Disney's Creepiest Addition

# #disney #star-wars

Screenrant | 24.6.2019 4:06:43

The Spanish Princess Season 1 Ending Explained


Screenrant | 24.6.2019 4:06:12

Spider-Man: Far From Home Spot Teases Happy Hogan/Aunt May Romance

# #spider-man

Screenrant | 24.6.2019 4:06:10

‘Last Week Tonight With John Oliver’ Addresses How Donald Trump Almost Brought Us To The “Brink Of War With Iran”

Donald Trump had quite a week and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver examined his rough journey that included a horrifying assault accusation, ICE raids and how he brought us “right to the brink of war” with Iran, which is just the latest in escalating tensions with the country. This wee... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 4:03:13

Tyler Perry Gives Rousing Speech At BET Awards: “Own Your Way”

In one of the most impactful speeches at Sunday night’s BET Awards, Tyler Perry brought the audience to their feet talking about creating opportunities and taking control of his own destiny. The writer, producer, director was honored with BET’s Ultimate Icon Award. Taraji P. Henson, who ... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 3:26:16

WWE Stomping Grounds: Results Roundup


Screenrant | 24.6.2019 3:06:10

Rihanna Presents Mary J. Blige With BET Lifetime Achievement Award

Rihanna took the Microsoft Theater stage on June 23 to present Mary J. Blige with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award. Hailing the legendary singer for her style and sound, Rihanna also made mention of Blige’s history-making two Oscar nominations in the same year, for best actress and original ... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 3:03:04

Ari Emanuel Briefly Considered For Trump White House Post Just After 2016 Election; Superficial Vetting Docs Leaked

Ari Emanuel wasn’t looking at the Chief of Staff position that his brother held in the Obama administration but the WME boss was certainly considered for a gig in Donald Trump’s White House after his Celebrity Apprentice client was elected in 2016 to almost everyone’s surprise. Vetting documen... #

Deadline | 24.6.2019 1:31:29

BET Awards’ Carpet Colored Blue in Honor of Late Nipsey Hussle

The 2019 edition of the BET Awards doubled as a celebration of late rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was killed in March outside of his Marathon clothing store in Los Angeles. In honor of the man affectionately known as “Nip,” the carpet was colored blue. “The marathon continues” wa... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 1:18:12

BET Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List

The 2019 BET Awards kicked off with a performance by Cardi B, who came into the night leading with 7 nominations and, not surprisingly, picked up the award for album of the year for her “Invasion of Privacy.” Other top nominees included Drake with 5, and Beyonce, Travis Scott and J. Cole... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 0:34:56

Mubi Streaming Service Launches in Southeast Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

Film specialist streaming platform Mubi is to launch in Southeast Asia. The service kicks off with operation in Malaysia, and has plans to quickly launch in another half-dozen territories in the fast-developing region. Mubi will retain its highly curated approach of offering one new film title per d... #

Variety | 24.6.2019 0:00:37

Quality Control’s Coach K Says Abortion Ban Has Already Impacted Business in Atlanta

A who’s who of black entertainment and tech filled the Beverly Hilton Hotel ballroom on June 22 for the 4th annual Culture Creators Innovators and Leaders Awards brunch. Honorees included Byron Allen, who received the Icon Award; actress and executive producer Marsai Martin, who was named Innovator ... #

Variety | 23.6.2019 23:55:57

CBS Plots July Debut for ‘Evening News’ With Norah O’Donnell

In less than a month, Norah O’Donnell will start delivering the headlines at “CBS Evening News” – and, most likely, start generating a few of her own. CBS News plans to launch a re-tooled “CBS Evening News” anchored by O’Donnell on July 15th, part of the net... #

Variety | 23.6.2019 23:35:36

Filmmaker Creates First Gender Fluid Commercial Spec To Break Stereotypes In Advertising

There are plenty of crowd-funding campaigns for TV and film projects, but as the demand for diversity and inclusivity becomes front and center, creators are starting to make content that fulfills that demand for representation of marginalized communities. For filmmaker Kellie Madison, she has taken ... #

Deadline | 23.6.2019 23:24:16