Daniel Bryan Wins WWE Championship on SmackDown

Mike McMahonNov 13, 2018 Bryan turned heel on AJ Styles, kicking him with a low blow to win the championship ... Daniel Bryan is the WWE Champion.Daniel Bryan is the WWE Champion?Daniel Bryan is the WWE Champion!But wait ... don't get too excited. At least not yet. Bryan captured the WWE Champi...

Den of Geek | 14.11.2018 3:41:07

Korea’s CJ Entertainment Picks up Starry ‘Garden of Evening Mists’

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment has picked up international sales rights to ambitious Malaysian drama “The Garden of Evening Mists.” The film’s cast mixes high profile Asian and Western stars. The picture is an adaptation of a novel of the same title by Tan Twan Eng, which was nominated for the Man B...

Variety | 14.11.2018 3:39:45

‘This Is Us’ Star On Zoe’s Secret: ‘I Didn’t Know It Would Be Quite This Difficult’

SPOILER ALERT:Do not read if you have not yet watched “Sometimes,” the Nov. 13 episode of “This Is Us.” Zoe (Melanie Liburd) has been a woman of mystery since she was first introduced at the end of the second season of “This Is Us” and started a relationship with ...

Variety | 14.11.2018 3:00:40

Viacom/Nickelodeon Summit Brings Together Licensing Partners

As retailers head into the holiday shopping season, the value of live experiences that immerse consumers into the world of their favorite brand can’t be underestimated. At the Viacom/Nickelodeon Consumer Products Partner Summit held Tuesday at the Paramount Theatre in Los Angeles, Variety hosted a p...

Variety | 14.11.2018 2:55:58

Film News Roundup: Disney Donates $500,000 for Recovery From California Wildfires

In today’s film news roundup, Disney has donated $500,000 for fire recovery efforts, the African American Film Critics Association honors “Crazy Rich Asians,” the Duplass brothers support an independent film and Chance the Rapper boards an MGM musical. RECOVERY EFFORTS Walt Disney ... #disney

Variety | 14.11.2018 2:35:14

IATSE, WGA & SAG-AFTRA Offer Aid To Members Affected By California Wildfires

UPDATED with other guilds offering fire relief, 6:30 PM:SAG-AFTRA and the WGA have joined IATSE in offering financial relief to its members affected by the California wildfires. The actor and writer unions aredirecting its members to contact welfare funds established for emergencies like the ones fa...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 2:30:38

DOC NYC: ‘A Little Wisdom’, ‘Barbara Rubin & The Exploding NY Underground’ Among Winners

DOC NYC unveiled the winners for their ninth annual festival.A Little Wisdom,Barbara Rubin & the ExplodingNY Underground and Short In the Absencewon gran jury prizes whileOut of Omahanabbed the Audience Award. This year’s DOC NYC kicked off November 8 and concludes on the 15. The winners w...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 2:00:19

Some Malibu Residents Allowed To Return As Fire Threat Wanes

Hours after mandatory evacuations were lifted in Hidden Hills and some surrounding areas, residents of eastern Malibu are being allowed to return to their homes tonight. A long line of cars is clogging Pacific Coast Highway as folks try to get home for the first time in five days.But it’s not ...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 1:59:40

California Bans Filming on State Parks, Beaches in Wildfire Zones

The California Film Commission has banned filming in state parks and beaches in the California wildfire zones until further notice. The commission made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon. The Woolsey fire was at 35% containment on Tuesday after burning about 150 square miles of land in Ventura an...

Variety | 14.11.2018 1:55:07

Imprisoned Bill Cosby Gets 2019 Trial Date For 1974 Playboy Mansion Assault Case

Just a couple of weeks after the Superior Court of Pennsylvania rejected Bill Cosby's appeal petition in the 2004 rape case that put the once beloved comedian behind bars earlier this fall, a Los Angeles judge today inked in a new trial date for an assault of a minor that allegedly occurred 45 y...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 1:53:27

Disney Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into The Making Of ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’

Walt Disney Animation Studios used the Wall Street Journal’s technology conference to talk about how animators portrayed the internet in the filmRalph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 and build some Silicon Valley buzz for its Nov. 21 opening.Producer Clark Spencer said the internet provi... #disney

Deadline | 14.11.2018 1:49:53

Bravo Cancels ‘Dirty John’ Red Carpet Ahead Of World Premiere Screening Due To Fires

Bravo said Tuesday that it is canceling the planned red carpet ahead of tonight’s world premiere of its anthology series Dirty John in Hollywood out of respect for victims of the wildfires still burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.The screening at the NeueHouse Hollywood will go on as ...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 1:33:31

Hulu Developing Multiple Shows Based on George RR Martin’s ‘Wild Cards’ Anthology Series

With Game of Thronescharging right along toward its eighth and final season, networks are chomping at the bit to keep that sweet, sweet George RR Martin money a-rolling. The latest: Variety reports that Hulu is planning to develop two different series based on Wild Cards, the long-running anthology ...

Collider | 14.11.2018 1:10:56

Director Lukas Dhont Talks Netflix Drama ‘Girl’, Opening A Dialogue With Trans Community – Awardsline Screening Series

As Belgium’s submissionfor this year's Foreign Language Oscar race, the Lukas Dhont-directed dramaGirltells the story of Lara (Victor Polster),a 15-year-old girl born in a boy’s body committed to becoming a professional ballerina. The film, which is Dhont’s debut feature and ba... #netflix

Deadline | 14.11.2018 1:10:12

Movie Talk: First ‘Toy Story 4′ Teaser Trailer, Poster, and Plot Details

On today's episode of Collider Movie Talk (November 13, 2018), Mark Ellis, Perri Nemiroff and Jeff Sneider discuss the following: The Grinch took the #1 spot at the box office over the weekend with a $66 million debut. Overlord was a distant second with a disappointing $10.1 million opening. Mar... #trailer

Collider | 14.11.2018 1:06:14

The Flash Season 5 Episode 5 Review: All Doll'd Up

The Flash takes on the villainous Rag Doll! This The Flash review contains spoilers.The Flash Season 5 Episode 5I'm worried that I'm starting to sound more like a broken record than usual, but I'm just gonna lay it out here one more time up front. If "All Doll'd Up" is ...

Den of Geek | 14.11.2018 0:58:54

Troubled Aretha Franklin Documentary ‘Amazing Grace’ Set for AFI Fest Screening

AFI Fest has added a screening of the Aretha Franklin documentary “Amazing Grace” on Nov. 15 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. The film, shot in 1972 by Sydney Pollack at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, premiered Monday at the DOC NYC festival. Warner Bros. Pictures...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:55:47

‘Cam’ Trailer: Netflix’s Dopplegänger Thriller Tackles Sex Work and Online Identity in Style

If you follow the genre festival circuit, you've probably already heard aboutCam, the upcoming Netflix thriller about a camgirl who logs on one day to discover someone's taken over her identity. The film from directorDaniel Goldberg and writerIsa Mazzeidebuted at Fantasia Film Festival earli... #trailer #netflix

Collider | 14.11.2018 0:42:15

Patricia Cornwell, Matt Tolmach to Produce Drama Series in Development at NBC

In a competitive situation, NBC is set to develop a drama series executive produced by best-selling author Patricia Cornwell and Matt Tolmach. The project is titled “Red Stick.” Based on an original character created by Cornwell, it followsDr. Annie Dodge, who is summoned from New York t...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:30:35

NBC Nabs ‘Red Stick’ Crime Drama From Patricia Cornwell & Matt Tolmach

NBC has given a script commitment plus penalty to Red Stick, a crime drama from Venom and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle producer Matt Tolmach, bestselling author Patricia Cornwell and Sony Pictures TV.Written by Samantha Humphrey (S.W.A.T.), Red Stickis based on an idea by Cornwell. It follows Dr. ...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 0:30:29

CNN’s First Legal Threshold in Acosta Case: A Temporary Restraining Order

WASHINGTON — CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration will get its first major test on Wednesday, when a federal judge will hold a hearing on whether to grant a temporary restraining order to restoreWhite House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard pass. The hearing is scheduled in...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:29:27

AFI Fest To Host West Coast Premiere Of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’

AFI Fest has added a special screening of the long-delayed Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace to its lineup, organizers the American Film Institute said Tuesday.The screening is set for Thursday at 8 PM PT at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood and will be the West Coast premiere of the m...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 0:21:44

An Insider’s Look at Hollywood’s Diversity Efforts and How Far It Still Needs to Go

I am a white man working in Hollywood.I grew up in Beverlywood, an all-white, predominantly Jewish, Los Angeles neighborhood sandwiched between 20th Century Fox Studios and MGM, where my elementary school had only one black student. I am compelled to write about diversity in Hollywood because “diver...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:13:34

CBS Developing ‘Dad Vs. Father’ Family Comedy From Kurt Braunohler & Cedric The Entertainer

CBS has put in development Dad Vs. Father, a multi-camera comedy from writer-comedian-actor Kurt Braunohler, The Neighborhood star/executive producer Cedric the Entertainer, his A Bird and A Bear Entertainment production banner and CBS TV Studios where the company has a first-look deal.Written by Br...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 0:11:48

‘Widows,’ ‘Destroyer’ Red Carpets Canceled Due to California Fires

The California wildfires have caused the cancellation of the red carpets for “Widows” and “Destroyer” at the AFI Festm at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. A total of five red carpet events have been called off in recent days due to the still-raging fires. Netflix scrubbe...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:11:36

TV News Roundup: ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Sets Final Season Premiere Date

In today’s TV News Roundup, season three of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” returns to Netflix in January. FIRST LOOKS “Rebel Without A Crew,”a 12-part series following filmmakers as they attempt to shoot their own feature film, premieres onSunday, Nov. 18on El Rey Net...

Variety | 14.11.2018 0:04:40

IATSE Officials Embezzled Nearly $1 Million From Union In Past Decade

IATSE has an embezzlement problem. In the past two years, former officers of IATSE locals in Alabama, Alaska, Virginia and Michigan have either been indicted, pleaded guilty or been sentenced for stealing funds from their local unions. Over the past decade, former treasurers, presidents and bookkeep...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 0:00:31

‘Widows’ Becomes Fourth AFI Fest Red Carpet Cancellation Amid Fires; Fox Donating To United Way Disaster Relief Fund

Shortly after Annapurna canceled their AFI Fest red carpet for Destroyertonight due to the raging Southern California fires,20th Century Fox just announced that they will not be holding a red carpet for its Wednesday night festival premiere of Steve McQueen’sWidowsat the TCL Chinese Theatre.Wi...

Deadline | 13.11.2018 23:34:17

‘A Star Is Born’ DP Matthew Libatique on Lensing With Bradley Cooper

Shooting Lady Gaga revealing herself as a down-to-earth woman while lensing a rock star character Bradley Cooper was creating for himself were just two of the challenges facing DP Matthew Libatique in the star-crossed lovers story “A Star Is Born.” The love story is screening at the EnergaCamerimage...

Variety | 13.11.2018 23:33:02

Hulu to Develop Shows Based on George R.R. Martin Book Series ‘Wild Cards’

Hulu is developing multiple shows based on the “Wild Cards” book series, which is edited by “Game of Thrones” scribe George R.R. Martin. Variety has learned from sources that the streamer is set to open a writers room for two shows set in the “Wild Cards” universe...

Variety | 13.11.2018 23:30:44

‘Wild Cards’: 2 TV Series Based On George R.R. Martin’s Books In Works At Hulu

George R.R. Martin’s popular Wild Cards book series is getting closer to the small screen. The project, from Universal Cable Prods., has been set up at Hulu, and a writers room is about to open for two new series that would create a Wild Cards universe for the streamer.The two series will be w...

Deadline | 13.11.2018 23:30:14

The Witching Hour: Episode 16 – Breaking into Horror Filmmaking with Erlingur Thoroddson

Welcome toThe Witching Hour! Collider’s horror podcast, co-created and co-hosted by Horror EditorHaleigh Foutchand Senior Editorial ProducerPerri Nemiroff. This week,we have a very special guest -- Child Eater and Rift filmmaker Erlingur Thoroddsen. Erlinger and Perri kick things off by sharing memo...

Collider | 13.11.2018 23:26:26

Disney And WarnerMedia Will Emerge As Winners In Streaming Space, Media Analyst Says

Veteran media and tech executive Michael J. Wolf predicts that established media brands — including The Walt Disney Co. and WarnerMedia– will be among the handful of winners in the emerging direct-to-consumer world.Wolf’s consulting firm, Activate, ranked potential winners in the s... #disney

Deadline | 13.11.2018 23:18:03

Disney in Talks With Hearst to Sell A+E Networks European Channels (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney is in talks with Hearst to sell off its interest in five European cable channels that are part of the larger A+E Networks joint venture between the companies. Disney last week agreed to divest the channels as a condition of receiving approval for the 21st Century Fox transaction from the Euro... #disney

Variety | 13.11.2018 23:14:41

Simon Pegg: I Miss George Lucas’ Vision

Beloved actor Simon Pegg is known for his opinion about the “Star Wars” franchise in the past, from the current state of its fandom to his famous criticism of George Lucas’ prequels. Recently appearing on the Adam Buxton Podcast (via The Playlist), Pegg spoke about the films includ...

Darkhorizons | 13.11.2018 23:00:49

‘Venom’ Throttles $700M WW, Propels Sony To $2B+ Overseas Box Office In Best Time Since 2012

EXCLUSIVE: On the back of a record-setting opening weekend in China, Sony's Venom is bonding with a handful of new milestones. With today's grosses, the Tom Hardy-starrer crosses $700M worldwide, and will hit $500M overseas tomorrow. What's more, the film is propelling Sony past $2B at t...

Deadline | 13.11.2018 22:57:31

“Aquaman” Featurette & “Shazam” Reshoot Talk

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new featurette for the next film in the DC Extended Universe, “Aquaman,” with the clip giving audiences a look into how the filmmakers crafted and fleshed out the visually breathtaking underwater world of Atlantis. Jason Momoa stars in this origin sto... #aquaman #shazam

Darkhorizons | 13.11.2018 22:52:03

Marvel Chief Happy “Eternals” Are Unknown

Beyond the second “Spider-Man Homecoming” film next July, the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe remains a big question mark and Marvel Studios is not giving away its future schedule past that point. One project in active development though is a film based on the title “The Et... #marvel

Darkhorizons | 13.11.2018 22:51:00

Megyn Kelly’s Departure Immediately Boosts ‘Today’ At 9 and 10 AM

Megyn Kelly has been gone as host of Today show’s 9 AM hour for two full weeks.Viewers are expressing approval with ratings.Kathie Lee and Hoda could not be happier.Megyn Kelly Today was canceled on October 26, though NBC News had pulled the former Fox News star off its air two days earlier wh...

Deadline | 13.11.2018 22:38:13

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Heads for $250 Million Global Launch

Put your wands up, muggles. The upcoming chapter in the “Harry Potter” universe looks to enchant moviegoers and dominate the global box office. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is expected to earn $65 million from over 3,300 domestic locations, though industry es...

Variety | 13.11.2018 22:34:17