Watch: ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’ Is the Longest Coaster in Florida

New details for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure—the latest upcoming attraction at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter—have been revealed. Even before we knew the name of the attraction, we knew this was described as a “highly themed coaster,” and now we have a better i... #

Collider | 20.5.2019 15:05:21

‘Game of Thrones’: Emilia Clarke on Dany’s Final Scene and Her Reaction to This Season’s Arc

Spoilers for the Game of Thrones series finale follow below. The Game of Thrones finale was surely one of the most highly anticipated television events of this century thus far, but fans of the show had already been rocked a few episodes back by what felt like a sudden turn towards the dark side for... #

Collider | 20.5.2019 14:42:58

‘Wild Bill’: First Trailer For Rob Lowe’s Fish-Out-Of-Water British Comedy

“Brits don’t like boasters”, Rob Lowe’s high-flying U.S. cop Bill Hixon is told in the first trailer for ITV drama Wild Bill. He responds by calling East Lincolnshire a “godforsaken cabbage patch”, which nicely sums up the fish-out-of-water series. The West Wing star plays Hixon, who is appointed Ch... #trailer #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 14:42:32

Jeff Collins Will Oversee Fox News Ad Sales

Fox Corporation named Jeff Collins, a former digital-advertising executive, to oversee advertising sales for all of its Fox News media outlets, putting a new face behind the effort at a time when the company is making different outreach to Madison Avenue. Collins hails from Viant Technology, a digit... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:31:53

‘Doctor Who: Edge of Time’ Feature-Length VR Game Coming This September

“Doctor Who’s” Jodie Whittaker is lending her voice to the upcoming virtual reality game “Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time,” developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios announced on Monday. Coming this September, “Doctor Who: The Edge of Time” is an interactive advent... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:25:55

Kathy Griffin Concert Movie ‘A Hell of a Story’ Gets Theatrical Release (EXCLUSIVE)

“Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story,” a concert movie from the star comedian, has sold to Brainstorm Media for a special theatrical release this summer, Variety has learned. The movie will play in U.S. theaters on July 31, for a one-night special event. Fandom Events is a partner on the deal, and Grif... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:12:17

WildCATs Reboot Coming From DC

Jim DandyMay 20, 2019 Following on the success of The Wild Storm, DC is bringing back WildCATs.Warren Ellis and Jon Davis Hunt’s The Wild Storm has been one of the best comics of the last couple of years. It is at the same time a reboot of a much loved comic universe that uses its spreading tendrils... #

Den of Geek | 20.5.2019 14:10:01

How ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Is Like ‘Pokemon: Detective Pikachu’

Spoilers ahead for Detective Pikachu and John Wick 3. In the past two weeks, I’ve seen Pokemon: Detective Pikachu and John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, and they had a remarkable similarity. Although Detective Pikachu is targeted at children and Pokemon fans while John Wick 3 is aimed at bloodthirst... # #john-wick

Collider | 20.5.2019 14:08:05

Oops, They Did It Again: HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Characters Caught With Liquid Anachronisms

Choosing a king or queen can be thirsty work, especially, apparently, for an inexperienced statesman like Samwell Tarly. Not sure what Ser Davos’ excuse is – both king-makers were spotted by sharp-eyed Game of Thrones viewers with some very 21st Century plastic water bottles peeking out ... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 14:06:40

Link Tank: The Real Events That Inspired The Red Wedding

Spencer MullenMay 20, 2019 Game of Thrones, Sebastian Stan, Joe Rogan, and more in today's daily Link Tank!Joe Manganiello wants to make Dungeons and Dragons popular again."For those entrenched in the hobby and lifestyle ofDungeons & Dragons, they know actor Joe Manganiello is one of t... #

Den of Geek | 20.5.2019 14:06:36

Atwater & KKR’s German Conglom Launch Local-Language Financier Library Pictures International With India’s RSVP & Lat Am’s Sun First Partners — Cannes

A consortium of media and entertainment investors led by Atwater Capital and KKR’s new German indie conglomerate are launching local-language production financier Library Pictures International, it was announced today in Cannes. The idea is to invest in global filmmakers and distributors direc... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 14:02:39

Whitney Houston Estate Plans Hologram Tour, Album, Musical

In the seven years since Whitney Houston’s death, there has been relatively little of the asset-exploitation that usually follows the passing of a music icon, apart from a smattering of previously unreleased recordings, a pair of harrowing documentaries and a lot of unflattering press. But according... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:02:21

Complexity Gaming Opens Its Professional Gamer HQ

Long-standing eSports organization Complexity Gaming today opens the doors to The GameStop Performance Center, its new headquarters and first major step toward its vision of “eSports 3.0” – where professional gamers are treated with the same legitimacy as professional athletes. Sit... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:00:57

Cannes: KKR and Atwater to Launch Library Pictures, Boost Local-Language Film

Local-language film making is to get a fillip through the launch of Library Pictures international. The company is backed by a consortium of investors led by media investment firm Atwater Capital and a newly formed Germany-based media company established by KKR. The new firm is intended as a content... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:00:55

London Theater Review: ‘White Pearl’

Playwright Anchuli Felicia King dismantles the Asian market in this misfiring satire at London’s Royal Court Theatre. “White Pearl” makes a case that those seeking to make inroads into the Far East, perceiving a new El Dorado, are no better that colonial conquistadors of an earlier age —... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 14:00:31

Sprint And T-Mobile Shares Jump After FCC Signals It Will Approve $26B Merger

The $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile will get the blessing of the Federal Communications Commission in exchange for pledges by the company to build out a 5G network that will cover 99% of the U.S. by 2026. Shares in Sprint jumped 25% in Monday morning trading to about $7.70, their highest l... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 13:59:18

Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Taps Lucky Brand Collaboration as Part of Promo Push

Paramount has set a May 28 release date for its Elton John-inspired clothing collection with retailer Lucky Brand, which celebrates the performer’s iconic style and new biopic, “Rocketman” (see tickets and showtimes here). The limited-edition collaboration arrives in stores three d... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 13:52:41

Gayle King Debuts New ‘CBS This Morning’ Team With Oprah Assist

Did you put money on Oprah Winfrey pitching in on Gayle King’s debut as chief co-host of CBS This Morning on Monday? Congrats! CBS News unveiled its latest iteration of its morning show, with King joined by co-hosts Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil. Among the news breaking to make the cut on Day 1: “... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 13:39:11

Prince Royce Picks Up Jazzy Studio City Home

It’s already been an eventful 2019 for Latin music star Prince Royce. The Bronx native, born Geoffrey Rojas, turned 30 shortly after tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend, actress Emeraude Toubia. And a new spouse often begets a new house. So it is with the Toubia-Royces — the coup... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 13:18:40

‘Spy Wars’: Damian Lewis’ First Foray Into Factual Heading To Showtime JV Smithsonian Channel

EXCLUSIVE: Damian Lewis’ spy documentary series is heading to the Smithsonian Channel. The network, which is a joint venture between CBS Corporation’s Showtime and the Smithsonian Institute, is on the brink of closing a deal for Damian Lewis:Spy Wars(w/t). Deadline understands that top brass are kee... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 13:03:33

‘All In The Family’ And ‘The Jeffersons’ Show Re-Creations Spotlighted In Norman Lear Conversation

A featurette clip discussing the re-creations of two of television’s most beloved shows it out, all part of the warmup to a 90-minute tribute to the TV classics All In The Family and The Jeffersons. Jimmy Kimmel and show producer Norman Lear trip down memory lane in support of the upcoming Liv... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 13:00:43

Cannes: Screen Media Buys ‘Liam Gallagher: As It Was’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Screen Media has acquired North American rights to Charlie Lightening and Gavin Fitzgerald’s feature documentary “Liam Gallagher: As It Was.” The film follows the former Oasis frontman as he finds himself on the periphery of the rock ‘n’ roll world after years spent at the wh... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 13:00:22

Cartoon Network Unveils Adventure Comedies ‘Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart’ And ‘Tig N’ Seek’

Cartoon Network is adding two new original adventure comedies to its programming lineup: Parker Simmons’ Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart and Tig N’ Seek, the network announced today. Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart will follow Sheriff Mao Mao, the explosive loner and famous hero, Badgerclops, the lovabl... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 13:00:05

Hollywood Foreign Press Throws Annual Bash And Gives $500,000 To “Help Refugees” Organization – Cannes

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, probably best known for handing out Oscars each year, isn’t the only organization known for a major show business award that threw a party this week at the Cannes Film Festival. Golden Globe givers the Hollywood Foreign Press Association does it... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 12:56:02

‘Game of Thrones’: Plastic Water Bottle Spotted in Series Finale

Two weeks after a rogue coffee cup made its way into an episode of “Game of Thrones,” another modern-day refreshment popped up in Westeros, this time in the form of a plastic water bottle. During one of the most important scenes in Sunday’s farewell episode, in which “The Iro... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 12:52:41

Game Of Thrones: What's West of Westeros?

Rob LeaneMay 20, 2019 Following on from the Game Of Thrones season 8 finale, we ponder what the west holds for one character. Beware spoilers!This article comes from Den of Geek UK.Be warned: This article contains SPOILERS for Game Of Thrones season 8 episode 6, "The Iron Throne."Game Of T... #

Den of Geek | 20.5.2019 12:15:01

Cannes: Stuart Ford’s AGC Takes World Sales on Emirati Comedy ‘Rashid and Rajab’

Stuart Ford’s AGC International sales arm has taken global distribution rights outside the Middle East to Dubai-set concept comedy “Rashid and Rajab” which will be hitting movie theaters in the region starting in June. The deal between the film’s production company Image Nati... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 12:08:40

Disney-Backed VR Startup Tyffon Raises $7.8 Million (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney-backed immersive media startup Tyffon has raised a new $7.8 million Series A round of funding. The company wants to use the new cash infusion for an international expansion that includes the opening of a Santa Monica, Calif.-based virtual reality (VR) center. “We will also accelerate ou... # #disney

Variety | 20.5.2019 12:00:20

‘Overwatch’ Celebrates Third Birthday with Huge Cosmetic Items Event

“Overwatch” turns three this May and to celebrate the milestone will be kicking off a month-long anniversary event featuring a slew of both old and new dances, sprays, and skins. Starting from May 21 until June 10, the anniversary event brings back all previous seasonal cosmetic items, a... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 11:29:47

AMPAS President John Bailey Gets Top French Honor As Oscar Comes To The Cannes Film Festival

Oscar comes to Cannes. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President and veteran cinematographer John Bailey received a very special honor at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday when he was presented with the insignia of Officierdes Arts et Lettres (Officer In The Order Of Arts And Letters) at... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 11:12:50

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Quentin Tarantino Begs Cannes Crowds to Avoid Spoilers

Quentin Tarantino wants Tuesday’s Cannes Film Festival premiere of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” to be a spoiler-free zone. The director took to Twitter on the eve of the red carpet debut to implore media and others attending the hot-ticket event to avoid giving away too much abo... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 11:05:42

HBO Co-Pro ‘Gentleman Jack’ Becomes BBC’s Biggest New Drama Launch Of 2019

Gentleman Jackhas become the BBC’s biggest new drama launch of the year and the British broadcaster most successful new scripted series since Jenna Coleman-fronted psychological thriller The Cry. The HBO co-production, which stars Suranne Jones, scored an average of 5.1M viewers with a peak of 5.6M ... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 11:01:36

The 6 Wildest Cake Fails in ‘Nailed It!’ Season 3

"Why did you include the trash?!" #

Decider | 20.5.2019 11:00:27

Tarantino Pens Letter To Cannes Festival-Goers Ahead Of ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Premiere: ‘I Love Cinema. You Love Cinema…But No Spoilers, Please’

Quentin Tarantino has penned an open letter asking for those in Cannes not to reveal spoilers about his new movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which launches tomorrow on the Croisette. Tarantino posted a signed letter to Instagram and Twitter in which he said, ‘I love Cinema. You love Cinema... #

Deadline | 20.5.2019 10:34:27

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Slam “Sh*tty” Series Finale: “Ruined the Whole Series”

"I'm happy Game of Thrones is over because this season sucked." #

Decider | 20.5.2019 9:54:59

How to Cancel HBO (Now That There Is No More ‘Game Of Thrones’)

Game of Thrones is done and maybe, just maybe, so are you. #

Decider | 20.5.2019 9:45:54

China Box Office: Weekend Chart Dominated By Non-Chinese Films

Unusually, all of the top five films at the China box office this weekend were non-Chinese. That’s a relatively rare occurrence, as audiences typically favor local films over foreign content. But it is one that may happen more often, as high-performing local titles become fewer and farther bet... #

Variety | 20.5.2019 9:32:13