Producers Guild Awards Live Blog & Winners List – Updating Live

The 30th annual Producers Guild Awards are being handed out at the Beverly Hilton tonight, and Deadline is live blogging all the action. Trophies will be presented in 13 categories spanning film and television, and we will be updating the winners list live.The 10 films vying for the marquee Darryl F...

Deadline | 20.1.2019 3:59:21

PGA Awards: ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Wins Limited Series Award

The second season of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” has won the David L. Wolper Award for limited series television. “Fahrenheit 451” won the award for top streamed or televised motion picture. The 10th season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” took th...

Variety | 20.1.2019 3:55:47

Andy Gruenberg, Veteran Film Executive, Dies at 68

Veteran film executive Andy Gruenberg, who most recently oversaw theatrical distribution at Netflix, died suddenly on Friday. He was 68. Gruenberg worked on classic films like “Ghostbusters,” “Karate Kid” and “Silverado” while at Columbia Pictures in the 80s and 9...

Variety | 20.1.2019 2:30:23

Andy Gruenberg Dies: Major Film Distribution Executive Was 68

Andy Gruenberg, who had a long career in studio film distribution and most recently was the overseer of theatrical distribution for Netflix, died yesterday at age 68, according to his family.Gruenberg started his career in distribution at Warner Bros., moving to Columbia Pictures as senior VP and as...

Deadline | 20.1.2019 1:06:53

Dax Shepard, Bobby Bones, ‘Breakfast Club’ Among iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Winners

iHeartRadio launched its first ever Podcast Awardson Friday (January 18)in Los Angeles. Among the winners in 22 categories were“Whine Down with Jana Kramer” (Best Entertainment TV Podcast);“Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard(Breakout Podcast); “Bobbycast” (Music Podcast);...

Variety | 20.1.2019 0:42:51

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

It’s been a busy day for President Donald Trump – a major national speech on the southern border, including a warning that Mexico is doing NOTHING to stop the latest caravan heading toward the US.Of course, the Commander-in-Tweet couldn’t resist a dig at Buzzfeed’s “dis...

Deadline | 20.1.2019 0:39:23

‘Bumblebee’ Buzzes Past $400M WW – What’s Next For The Autobots

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount's Bumblebee is buzzing past the $400M mark worldwide today. The Transformers origins story has revved up $401.3M global, including $113.9M domestic and $287.4M at the international box office through Saturday. Japan, which has been a solid play for the franchise, is the last...

Deadline | 20.1.2019 0:03:30

Star Wars: TIE Fighter Comic Announced by Marvel

Alec Bojalad Jan 19, 2019 Marvel will release a Star Wars comic series about TIE Fighter pilots in April, two months before a book about the Rebel Alphabet squad.Prepare yourselves, Rebel scum. The elite squadron of TIE Fighters known as "Shadow Wing" is coming for you.Marvel has announced... #marvel #star-wars

Den of Geek | 19.1.2019 23:28:40

MAGA Hat-Wearing Teens Harassing Native American Elder Spark Condemnation From Hollywood

The Internet erupted in outrage Saturday after a video of young men wearing MAGA hats and attempting to intimidate a Native American man at the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington D.C. went viral. The march is taking place amid the government shutdown, which is nearing the one-month mark and has ...

Variety | 19.1.2019 22:25:02

‘Brexit’ Scribe & Director On UK Chaos, Benedict Cumberbatch & Donald Trump

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of tonight’s HBO movie Brexit, which is based on the 2016 UK referendum (and you know how that’s turning out)."We want to return to a time when we knew our place, when things made sense, fictional or not," Benedict Cumberbatch says provocative...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 22:13:13

Unpaid Fyre Festival Caterer Raises Thousands in Donations on GoFundMe

As two Fyre Festival documentaries hit the airwaves, a couple who say their credit was ruined due to the Fyre Festival’s lack of payment for their services have raised $54,381 at time of publication on GoFundMe. Elvis and Maryann Rolle wrote on their page that they catered “no less than ...

Variety | 19.1.2019 22:12:03

PGA Awards’ Nominees Breakfast Shines Light On Diversity

Producers Guild of America president Lucy Fisher set the tone early today at the guild's annual awards nominees' breakfast, as hundreds of thousands of women were taking to the streets all across the country for the third annual Women's March."Happy Women's March Day," she told an en...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 21:59:23

Donald Trump Offers DACA Extension In Exchange For Wall Funding, But Impasse And Shutdown Likely To Remain

UPDATED with more detail, reaction: President Donald Trump, for a second time in 10 days, addressed the nation directly over his border wall plan that has been blocked by Democrats, resulting in a government shutdown now in its 29th day.On Saturday, he proposed three-year extensions to the Dreamers ...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 21:50:01

Anthony Rapp Feared Kevin Spacey Sex Assaults Would “Keep Happening” If He Didn’t Speak Out

Anthony Rapp claimed during a red carpet interview that he came forward with sex assault accusations against Kevin Spacey because he feared such incidents would keep happening if he remained silent.Speaking out during a red carpet interview at the premiere for the second season of Star Trek Discover...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 21:41:44

Trump Offers to Extend DACA Protections in Exchange for Border Wall Funding

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday made an offer to extend temporary protections to those brought to the United States by their undocumented parents, saying that it was a way to “break the logjam” that has led to a protracted government shutdown, now in its 29th day. But Demo...

Variety | 19.1.2019 21:37:41

Leonard Klady, Veteran Film Journalist, Dies at 67

Leonard “Len” Klady, a former Variety reporter and critic who most recently worked for Movie City News and Screen International, has died. His wife, Beverly Walker, said he had been diagnosed with cancer in November. Klady was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and graduated from the University ...

Variety | 19.1.2019 21:35:35

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Producer Confirms Bryan Singer’s Reason for Leaving, Says ‘No One’ Was Attached to Play Mercury

“Bohemian Rhapsody” producer Graham King provided insight into some of the events surrounding the Golden Globe-winning film Saturday at the Producers Guild Awards Nominees Breakfast, including director Bryan Singer’s departure from the film partway through production. “ItR...

Variety | 19.1.2019 20:48:55

Nicole Kidman and Karyn Kusama on ‘Destroyer’, Realistic Violence, & Non-Linear Storytelling

There isn't any magic in the gritty neo-noir drama Destroyer, but director Karyn Kusama certainly managesto make Nicole Kidman disappear. Donning prosthetics and a frayed wig, Kidman plays LAPD detective Erin Bell, a burnt out shell who has to revisit a tragic undercover operation from decades a...

Collider | 19.1.2019 20:46:14

Tony Mendez Dies: Subject Of Ben Affleck’s Oscar Winner ‘Argo’ Was 78

Tony Mendez, the the CIA officer played by Ben Affleck in 2012’s Argo that won the Best Picture Oscar, has died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease in an assisted-living center in Maryland. He was 78.The news was confirmed by a family statement provided Saturday by his literary...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 20:28:58

High-Res ‘Men in Black: International’ Images Show Off a Galaxy’s Worth of Charisma

Sony Pictures has released a batch of high-definition images from the upcoming Men in Black: International—a reboot of the Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones-starring trilogy—nearly all of which confirm the number one selling point of the film: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth rock the everloving heck...

Collider | 19.1.2019 19:53:14

Donald Trump Laments Media’s “Lost Credibility” Over BuzzFeed Story Ahead Of Latest Border Wall Announcement

On his way to Dover to oversee the arrival of four Americans killed this week in an ISIS attack in Syria and ahead of an announcement today about his proposed border wall and ongoing government shutdown,President Donald Trump weighed in on Thursday’s BuzzFeed News report that has captivated ne...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 19:49:23

Tony Mendez, Former CIA Officer Depicted in ‘Argo,’ Dies at 78

Tony Mendez, the former CIA technical operations officer who orchestrated the 1980 rescue of six American diplomats from Iran and who was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the Academy Award winning film “Argo,” has died. He was 78. Mendez’s book agent, Christy Fletcher, announced the new...

Variety | 19.1.2019 19:05:18

‘Brexit’ Writer James Graham on Dominic Cummings’ Story & Making Sense of the Chaos

From director Toby Haynes and screenwriter James Graham, the biographical drama Brexit (airing on HBO and available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On-Demand) connects all of the dots to illustrate how Dominic Cummings (Benedict Cumberbatch), the lead strategist of the Vote Leave campaign, launched a mic...

Collider | 19.1.2019 19:00:36

Bill Maher Gives Shout-Out To L.A. Teachers Strike With Union Boss In Audience

HBO’ Real Time With Bill Maher returned from its winter hiatus Friday and Maher had plenty to catch up with on the political landscape after almost two months off — including the current teachers strike in Los Angeles where Maher lives and the show is filmed.Maher in his opening monologu...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 18:54:23

CBS Scores Friday Viewership Win Despite ‘Blue Bloods’ Break

CBS’ drama block led this week by Hawaii Five-0 (0.8 million in the adults 18-49 demo, 7.55 million viewers) and MacGyver (0.8, 6.90M) propelled Friday’s primetime ratings, and with the night’s usual king Blue Bloods a repeat it was also Hawaii Five-0, despite dipping a tenth in th...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 18:28:58

Report: Henry Cavill and Alec Baldwin May Return For More ‘Mission: Impossible’

Christopher McQuarrie gave Hollywood a bit of a shock when he accepted not one but two more Mission: Impossible films, to be shot back-to-backthen released in 2021 and 2022.After years of the franchise swapping out directors with each entry, McQuarrie has written and directed the last two chapters, ...

Collider | 19.1.2019 18:18:29

Friday Box Office: ‘Glass’ Cracks Open to $16 Million

In classic M. Night Shyamalan-ianfashion,the box office debut of Glass is both unexpected and a little sadder than predicted. Thecomic book thriller starring Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and a napping Bruce Willis opened up to $16 million—including $3.7 million in Thursday night previews—putting...

Collider | 19.1.2019 17:15:05

‘Glass’ to Rank in Top 3 MLK Debuts With $48 Million

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” is on its way to a solid debut with an estimated $48 million for the four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. A sequel to 2000’s “Unbreakable” and 2017’s “Split,” the Universal superhero thriller should bring in aroun...

Variety | 19.1.2019 16:47:01

‘Glass’ Looking At Second-Best MLK Weekend Opening With $50M+

UPDATED, Saturday AM second writethru: M. Night Shyamalan’sGlass,which he reportedly financed himself at a cost in the low $20 millions, looks to be posting a three-day total of $42.8M and a four-day of $50.3M.That is at the low end of Universal’s projections and a bittersweet start for ...

Deadline | 19.1.2019 16:12:44

Ben Barnes and Amber Rose Revah on ‘The Punisher’ Season 2 and The Show’s Spin on Jigsaw

After the events of Season 1, former Marine turned vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), also known as The Punisher, has been keeping to himself and living a quiet life on the road. When he finds himself a witness to the attempted murder of a teenage girl (Giorgia Whigham), stepping in sends him do...

Collider | 19.1.2019 16:10:42

Marvel Chief Talks Superhero Fatigue

With so many superhero films dominating the box-office and the film conversation, there’s also been the obvious talk of ‘superhero fatigue’. The talk has been there for years now, even as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to climb new box-office heights. Marvel Studios presid... #marvel

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 15:58:50

Cavill & Baldwin Return For M:I-7 Cameos?

The biggest film news of the year so far came the other day when writer/director Christopher McQuarrie, coming of had such success with the fifth and sixth “Mission: Impossible” films, signed up to pen and helm the seventh and eighth entries in that series back-to-back. Story development...

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 15:57:14

“Fantastic Beasts 3” Delays Production

Warner Bros. Pictures is reportedly pushing back the production start of the third “Fantastic Beasts” film. Originally slated to go before the cameras in July, it now appears the shoot for the “Harry Potter” spin-off won’t begin until late Fall. The delay is said to be ...

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 15:55:00

“Coco” Helmer Lee Unkrich Is Leaving Pixar

“Coco” and “Toy Story 3” helmer Lee Unkrich is leaving Pixar Animation Studios after 25 years at the company, beginning with serving as editor on the first “Toy Story” along with co-directing “Toy Story 2,” “Monsters, Inc.” and “Findi...

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 15:53:56

Quick News: LEGO, Hell, First, Hummingbird

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new clip from the animated sequel “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” with the focus on a new song aiming to be even more of an earworm one than the first film’s “Everything is Awesome”. The story re...

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 15:16:33

The Notable Films Of 2019: T-Z

In this sixth and final volume of DH’s yearly film preview guide we farewell a loud-mouthed matriarch, take another look at Australia’s most famous outlaw, engage in some more zombie fun, revisit Buzz and Woody, deal with the latest version of the T-800, and watch five hunks hunt a Paraguayan ...

Darkhorizons | 19.1.2019 14:38:37

Bill Maher Mulls Penetration Between Trump And Putin on ‘Real Time’

The late night host wasted no time going after the President following a two-month hiatus.

Decider | 19.1.2019 14:10:05

China’s ‘Three Adventures of Brooke’ to Hit French Theaters (EXCLUSIVE)

Midnight Blur Films has signed a deal with French distributor Les Acacias to release Chinese arthouse drama “Three Adventures of Brooke” in France this year, the Chinese production company told Varietyon Saturday. A release date has yet to be set for the film, which premiered at the Venice Film Fest...

Variety | 19.1.2019 13:43:56

Watch Jimmy Fallon Spoof Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

In a video on Friday’s The Tonight Show, the late-nighters get stuck in an interactive hell inspired by the Netflix hit. #netflix

Decider | 19.1.2019 13:04:57

Hulu Cancels Sean Penn Drama ‘The First’ After One Season

Written and executive produced by Beau Willimon, the series followed the first human mission to Mars and the challenges of interplanetary colonization.

Decider | 19.1.2019 12:43:30