‘A.P. Bio’ Fans Light Up Twitter In Effort To Save Canceled NBC Series

One day after A.P. Bio Creator-Executive Producer Mike O’Brien broke the news that the sophomore sitcom had been canceled, fans have taken to social media in an effort to bring it back. The hashtag #SaveAPBio trended throughout the day Saturday on Twitter. Among the comments, viewers said they were ... #

Deadline | 26.5.2019 0:27:48

‘Parasite’ Palme d’Or Winner Bong Joon-Ho On Pic’s North Korea Jokes – Cannes

Bong Joon-Ho’s multi-genre comedy-thriller Parasite takes aim at a number of themes occurring in our world, from class struggle to global warming. But criticizing North Korea isn’t one of the movie’s dominant motifs according to the director. Parasitefollows a struggling family who... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 23:34:11

‘The World’s End’ Spoiled By Netflix, Slammed By Director Edgar Wright

Writer/director Edgar Wright is attacking Netflix for an auto-playing trailer that includes a major plot twist on his film The World’s End. The 2013 science fiction film stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan and Rosamund Pike as a group of friends who deal... #netflix #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 22:46:32

The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

The way we consume our media has seen a fundamental paradigm shift over the last decade. It happened in incremental steps -- TiVo, VOD, the rise of streaming networks; those advances and many more are all pivotalsteps in restructuring the way we approach serialized storytelling formats. At the same ... #

Collider | 25.5.2019 22:30:11

Netflix Takes Worldwide Rights To Cannes Winners ‘Atlantics’ & ‘I Lost My Body’

Netflix has scooped up the global rights to Cannes Grand Prix Winner Atlantics from female director Mati Diop and theCannes Critics’ Week Award Winner I Lost My Body from Xilam Animation. That pic reps director Jérémy Clapin’s Animated Feature Debut. ForAtlantics,the deal doesn’t include China... #netflix #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 22:29:30

Michael Moore Bashes Donald Trump During Cannes Film Festival Awards

Michael Moore took the opportunity to jab at his favorite punching bag tonight — U.S. President Donald Trump — during the 72nd Cannes Film Festival Awards ceremony. In presenting the Jury Prize, which was a tie between France’sLes Miserables and Brazil’s Bacurau, the director... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 22:12:40

‘Dynasty’: Josh Reims To Succeed Co-Creator Sallie Patrick As New Showrunner For Season 3 Of the CW Series

There will be a change at the helm of the CW’s drama series Dynasty as it heads into a third season. Sallie Patrick, who developed the reboot of the classic 1980s primetime soap with Josh Schwartz andStephanie Savage, is stepping down as showrunner, a position she has held from the start. Vete... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 22:00:26

20,000 Musicians To Receive “Painful” Pension Cuts To Keep Benefit Fund Solvent

Some 20,000 unionized musicians across the country will soon see “painful” reductions in their pension benefits in order to keep the American Federation of Musicians’ $1.8 billion multi-employer pension fund from running out of money within the next 20 years. The reductions are required by federal l... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 21:52:09

Stan Lee’s Former Business Manager Arrested on Elder Abuse Charges

Stan Lee’s former business manager, Keya Morgan, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning on an outstanding warrant from the Los Angeles Police Department. The LAPD’s Mike Lopez confirmed that the arrest warrant was for the following charges: one count of false imprisonment – elder... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 20:40:55

Here’s a Full List of Upcoming DC Movies: From ‘The Joker’ to ‘Aquaman 2’

The superhero movie genre is the biggest around, and with so many different superhero movies in the works at any given time, it can be hard to keep things straight. While we have an exhaustive list of every upcoming superhero movie’s release date, we wanted to bring you a more specific list focusing... #joker # #aquaman

Collider | 25.5.2019 20:40:36

Stan Lee’s Ex-Business Manager Arrested On Elder Abuse Charges, LAPD Says

Keya Morgan, a former business manager for the late Stan Lee, was arrested Saturday morning in Arizona after being charged in Los Angeles County with elder abuse involving the Marvel icon, authorities said. Morgan [seen in the photo above with Lee] was taken into custody by Los Angeles Police Depart... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 20:04:16

‘The Lighthouse’ Wins Fipresci Critics Awards At Cannes Film Festival

The Lighthouse, a story of two lighthouse keepers who drive each other to madness, won the Cannes Film Festival critics’ award for best first or second features in Directors’ Fortnight and Critics Week. The award was announced Saturday by the Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci). ... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 19:55:12

Bleak Themes And Dark Times Triumph In The Films That Won Big At The Cannes Film Festival This Year As Americans Are Shut Out

The Feature Film Jury of the main competition for the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival has spoken, and in judging the 21 entries eligible for the Palme d’Or and other prizes, they have gone dark, very verydark. But that isn’t atypical of past Cannes juries, who are notoriously unp... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 19:53:08

Moby Apologizes to Natalie Portman Over Book Controversy

Moby has issued an apology of sorts after writing in his recently published memoir “Then It Fell Apart” that he dated Natalie Portman when she was 20 — a claim the actress refuted. “As some time has passed I’ve realized that many of the criticisms leveled at me regardin... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 19:45:53

‘Shazam!’ Blu-ray Will Have 20+ Minutes of Deleted & Alternate Scenes

One of the best comic book movies of the year, Shazam!, is flying its way on to 4K and Blu-ray on June 16, and like with any new release we're particularly interested in them there special features. Warner Bros. announced the combo packs would include deleted scenes, but we reached out to direct... # #shazam

Collider | 25.5.2019 19:23:26

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

President Donald Trump is out of the country for Memorial Day weekend, visiting Japan to review trade, regional security and other issues. Thus, the tweetstorm is on something of a delay on Saturday, given the time zone differences. But the Commander-in-Tweet is keeping us updated with his progress,... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 19:09:47

Cannes Film Festival Winners: ‘Parasite’ Takes Palme D’Or, Antonio Banderas Best Actor; ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Empty-Handed – Full List

UPDATE: Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho scooped the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or tonight with Parasite, a powerful dramedy about the collision of two families from very different classes. This is Bong’s first major prize in Cannes and was not a surprise given the great reception... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 19:00:48

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu On How Cannes Jury Came To Unanimous Decision For Palme d’Or Winner ‘Parasite’ – Press Conference

UPDATED: Talk to anyone on the Croisette and they would have bet that this year’s Cannes Palme d’Or belonged to Pedro Almodovar and his latest movie Pain and Glory. Not so, as South Korean director Bong Joon-ho finally got his due in his fifth time at Cannes, winning the Palme d’Or... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 19:00:46

Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ Wins the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or

A bit of history took place at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, as Bong Joon-ho just became the first Korean director to take home the Palme d'Or. The filmmaker won Cannes' top prize for his dark horror comedy, Parasite, which is getting best-of-the-year type buzz from critics. In his A- Colli... #

Collider | 25.5.2019 19:00:00

‘Dynasty’ Season Finale: A Few Lingering Questions, But The Schemes Will Go On

The biggest bit of drama – will The CW renew Dynasty? – has long been resolved, with the network promising in January that the lifestyles of the scheming rich drama would return. So last night’s season two finale could dig deep knowing that any threads need not be resolved. True, t... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 18:52:55

Jon Voight Compares President Trump To Abraham Lincoln In Twitter Videos

Actor Jon Voight has long been a supporter of President Donald Trump. But now, he’s taken that admiration to another level, calling Trumpthe “greatest president since Abraham Lincoln.” The 80-year-old Academy Award winner has posted a series of Twitter video that he hopes will galv... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 17:51:14

‘Rick & Morty’: Dan Harmon Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at Season 5 Story Ideas

Smash thatMeeseeks Box and start hoarding yourSzechuan sauce now, because there's a lot more Rick and Morty in our future. The 10-or-so-episode season 4 that is set to arrive in November will bring the animated series to around 40 episodes, a long ways away from the 70 episodes Adult Swim ordere... #

Collider | 25.5.2019 17:33:22

Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ Wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

CANNES — The 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival wrapped with jury president Alejandro González Inárritu announcing the group’s unanimous decision to award the Palme d’Or to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho for his sly, politically charged “Parasite.” Following last year’s win for human... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 17:28:37

‘Last Call With Carson Daly’ Bids Farewell To Late Night Television

After 18 seasons and more than 2,000 episodes, Last Call With Carson Daly ended its run last night. “I am proud as hell of Last Call,” Daly said to start his final episode. “The littlest, scrappiest show on late night, it’s been my home and personal playground for almost two ... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 17:25:39

‘A.P. Bio’ Canceled By NBC After 2 Seasons

There will be no third season for NBC comedy series A.P. Bio, executive produced by Seth Meyers. Creator/exec producer Mike O’Brien revealed the news on Twitter. “I’m intensely sad to announce that AP Bio will be ending after this season,” he wrote Friday “This has been... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 16:52:56

Genevieve Waite Dies: Actress, Singer And Former Model Was 71

Genevieve Waite, an actress and mother of two children with Mamas & the Papas musician John Phillips, has died. She was 71. Waite starred in 1968’s Joanna,Move in 1970 andJust a Kiss in 2002. She also worked on her 1974 album Romance Is on the Risewith Phillips, who produced it. Daughter Bijou P... #

Deadline | 25.5.2019 16:47:34

Cannes Film Review: ‘The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmao’

A “tropical melodrama” is how the marketing materials bill “The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmao.” If that sounds about the most high-camp subgenre ever devised, Karim Ainouz’s ravishing period saga lives up to the description — high emotion articulated with utmost sin... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 16:33:18

Friday Box Office: ‘Aladdin’ Soaring Toward $100 Million Memorial Day Weekend

Ah, the magic of a four-day weekend. Guy Ritchie's live-action Aladdinis headed toward a fantastic $100+ million four-day debut after nabbing $31 million on Friday night. ($7 million coming for Thursday night previews.) That's $4 million less than the Friday-night take for last year's lo... #

Collider | 25.5.2019 16:15:33

The 10 Best Movies of Cannes 2019

The Cannes Film Festival is too rich an event to truly have an “off” year, but by the end of the 72nd edition, it was more or less universally acknowledged that the festival had regained a full-on, holy-moutaintop-of-art luster that was a bit lacking the year before. It helps, of course,... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 16:04:08

‘Aladdin’ Soaring to $100 Million-Plus Memorial Day Weekend Debut

Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” remake is on its way to a commendable Memorial Day weekend debut with an estimated $109 million over the four-day period. The musical fantasy starring Will Smith and Mena Massoud should uncover about $87 million in its first three days from 4,476 Nort... #

Variety | 25.5.2019 15:42:56

Prince Ali Mighty Is He With $107M+ Opening: Disney Rebounds Over Memorial Day Holiday With ‘Aladdin’ – Update

2ND SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With updated figures after 2:16AM post – It’s a whole new world for Disney at the Memorial Day box office. After weathering through a slew of failed franchise attempts over previous Memorial Days, including Alice Through the Looking Glass, Prince of Persia, and la... # #disney

Deadline | 25.5.2019 15:22:38

“Lion King” Remake Aims For $200M+ Opening

The earliest tracking figures for the upcoming reimagining of Disney’s animated feature “The Lion King” is expected to be one of the biggest hits of the summer. Now, the first long-range tracking figures are out and it looks like it’s going to be a monster. Box-Office Pro rep... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:22:02

Six “Frasier” Spin-Off Concepts Considered

Actor Kelsey Grammer has revealed that at least ‘six different ideas’ are in contention for a revival/spin-off of the classic NBC sitcom “Frasier” in which he starred. Grammer revealed the news on British talk-show “Lorraine” this week and follows the news last ye... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:20:35

“Whiskey Cavalier,” “A.P. Bio” Both Officially Dead

It’s official, ABC’s action series “Whiskey Cavalier” is dead. Earlier this week came reports that the show’s producer Warners Television and ABC were taking a quick look into the viability of picking up the show after having cancelled it earlier this month following on... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:18:51

Warners Snags Eastwood’s “Jewell” From Fox

Filmmaker Clint Eastwood is returning to his usual haunt at Warner Bros. Pictures as the studio has closed a deal to acquire the rights to his new film “The Ballad of Richard Jewell” from Fox-Disney. The true story tale, which Eastwood is set to direct, deals with the titular security gu... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:12:01

Emmy-Winning Production Designer Gemma Jackson on Bringing Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ to Life

In this live-action adaptation of the Disney animated classic Aladdin from director Guy Ritchie, a lovable street rat (Mena Massoud) who has made the streets of Agrabah his home would gladly leave his life of thievery behind, while Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott) longs to experience life outside of t... # #disney

Collider | 25.5.2019 15:10:28

Hulu Picks Up “Lake Monsters” To Series

Disney-controlled streamer Hulu has picked up a currently untitled eight-episode anthology series based on author Nathan Ballingrud’s collected work of short stories “North American Lake Monsters”. The series will explore how encounters with vampires, fallen angels and other monste... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:07:44

Kendrick, Feig Team For “Love Life” Series

“A Simple Favor” actress Anna Kendrick and director Paul Feig are re-teaming for “Love Life,” a ten-episode half-hour romantic comedy anthology series for the still unannounced WarnerMedia streaming service. The show reportedly deals with the journey from first love to last l... #

Darkhorizons | 25.5.2019 15:06:24