‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’: How Madam Satan Is Both a Monster and a Role Model

For all that Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ostensibly focuses on witchcraft, Satanic rituals, demonic possession and other occult topics, at its heart it’s simply a story about women. From a teenaged girl who struggles to find her place in the world, to her classmate who seeks power using...

Collider | 14.11.2018 16:02:32

20 Years of Coldplay: Manager Dave Holmes, Filmmaker Mat Whitecross Talk New Doc

After following Coldplay around with a camera for 20 years, the footage Mat Whitecross carefully compiled of the beloved British band is finally about to have an audience. The documentary film “Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams” will screen for one night only in theaters around the world on Nov. 14, b...

Variety | 14.11.2018 16:00:09

‘Fighting with My Family’ Trailer Has The Rock Helping Wrestling Wannabes

MGM has released the Fighting with My Family trailer. Written and directed by Stephen Merchant, the movie is based on the true story of British siblings who get a chance to become WWE superstars. The film looks absolutely delightful, featuring Merchant’s brand of whip-smart humor with a huge heart o... #trailer

Collider | 14.11.2018 15:39:45

THQ Nordic Acquires ‘Wreckfest’ Developer Bugbear Entertainment

Austrian video game publisher THQ Nordic is adding Bugbear Entertainment to its portfolio of studios, it announced on Wednesday. The acquisition reportedly includes both the developer and all intellectual property rights. Bugbear is a Finnish studio known for niche racing titles like “Rally Tr...

Variety | 14.11.2018 15:32:12

How ‘The Shield’ Helped Pave the Way for Gritty Cable Dramas and Peak TV

Roughly 10 years ago, one of the greatest cop dramas ever told on the small screen was wrapping up its run of 7 seasons, 88 episodes, and multiple award wins. FX's The Shield brought the story of Det. Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) to a close, not with the violence, gunfire, and bloodshed the grit...

Collider | 14.11.2018 15:30:12

MTV To Revive ‘Spring Break’ As Global Event In 2019

MTV Spring Break is coming back. The youth-focused cable net is reviving another classic franchise as it continues its live-event push. The new Spring Break event will be held March 19-21 at the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancún, Mexico with its signature music performances and celebrity guests. For the f...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 15:28:06

‘Wonder Park’ Trailer: Chimpanzombies Bedevil All-Star Cast In Upcoming Toon

“It’s time to open the park” – an announcement for Wonder Park that seems to bear repeating in this first official full-length trailer for the upcoming animated feature from Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies.Starring Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, John Oliver, M... #trailer

Deadline | 14.11.2018 15:23:05

‘The Sonata’: First Footage Of European Co-Pro Horror Starring Freya Tingley

Here’s some good-looking first footage I can reveal of mystery-horror TheSonata, starring Freya Tingley (Hemlock Grove), Simon Akbarian (Casino Royale), James Faulkner (Atomic Blonde) and Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner).The completed film, which is set in London and France, follows young virtuoso ...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 15:22:22

Nintendo Switch Online Update Includes Gradius Special Edition

Matthew ByrdNov 14, 2018 Classic NES game Gradius gets the special edition treatment on Nintendo Switch Online. Nintendo has added to Switch Online's collection of NES games by releasing a few expected new titles and one rather surprising one. Starting today, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers ...

Den of Geek | 14.11.2018 15:20:30

Ventana Sur: ‘I’m No Longer Here,’ ‘Sanctorum,’ ‘The Weak’ Make Primer Corte

“I’m No Longer Here,” “Sanctorum” and “The Weak,” have been selected for Ventana Sur’s 10th Primer Corte pix-in-post competition, unspooling Dec. 10-14 in Buenos Aires’s Puerto Madero. The arthouse showcase is one of the Latin American movie market’s main in...

Variety | 14.11.2018 15:19:54

Snap Stock Slips on Disclosure of Regulatory Probe Into IPO

Shares of Snap, parent company of Snapchat, fell as much as 4.8% in trading Wednesday after the company said the Justice Department and the SEC are investigating whether it misled investors leading up to its initial public offering last year. On Tuesday, Snap said it had been subpoenaed by the U.S. ...

Variety | 14.11.2018 15:15:25

‘Origin’ Review: YouTube’s Sci-Fi Series Is Basically ‘Lost’ in Space

Somewhere, it is written in the great Sci-Fi Handbook that every science fiction story—be it film or TV series—must under penalty of cancellation look at least a little bit like Blade Runner. Them's the rules, and it's certainly a law that Youtube Premium's new series Origin sticks to in...

Collider | 14.11.2018 15:01:00

Netflix Docuseries ‘Explained’ Greenlit For Season 2

EXCLUSIVE:For those who are constantly demanding explanations, you’ll be happy to know thatExplained,the original docuseries from Vox and Netflix, has gotten agreenlight for a second season.The second season of the docuseries produced byVox and Vox Entertainmentlooks to continue what they acco... #netflix

Deadline | 14.11.2018 15:00:40

Cynthia Lopez to Head NY Women in Film and Television

New York Women in Film & Television has named veteran media executive Cynthia López its new executive director, replacing Terry Lawler. Lopez has won 11 news and documentary Emmy Awards, a Special Emmy Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking, three Peabody Awards, and twoduPont-ColumbiaAw...

Variety | 14.11.2018 15:00:16

The Rebirth of Classic Tragedy Through Sublime Artistry of ‘Dark Souls’

In 1872, German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche published “The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music.” Much like Aristotle’s landmark “Poetics” from the 4th Century BC, it’s a work of dramatic theory that is dedicated to identifying the prerequisites for tragedy. In 2011, Hidetaka Miyazaki relea...

Variety | 14.11.2018 14:46:55

Stephen Colbert Mocks Melania Trump’s Public Demand Husband Fire National Security Official Over Africa Trip Squabble

The White House is chock-a-block with cabinet and West Wing folks in the Trump Post-Midterms Tumbril, but, in a refreshing change, it’s not Donald Trump that has put one of them in the pack, said Stephen Colbert on TheLate Show.In a stunning move, First Lady Melania Trump is calling for the fi...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 14:31:00

Snap Divulges Federal Probe Of IPO; Stock Drops In Pre-Market Trading

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. has revealed that regulators at the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether it misled investors ahead of its 2017 IPO.The news sent the company’s battered shares, which have already fallen more than 50% in 2018 to dat...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 14:22:29

Jonny Lee Miller & Common To Star In Ursula K. Le Guin Adaptation ‘Nine Lives’

EXCLUSIVE: Elementary and Trainspotting star Jonny Lee Miller and Oscar and Grammy-winner Common (The Hate U Give) have been set to star inNine Lives, the movie adaptation ofUrsula K. Le Guin’s sci-fi novelette of the same name.Set on a moon-base for off-world drilling, the darkly comedic stor...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 14:16:58

‘Instant Family’ Review: A Good Movie That Brings Good into the World

The best thing I can say about Sean Anders’ lovely new movie Instant Family is that it made me consider fostering children, something I had never even begun to consider in my entire life. It’s not that the movie shies away from how hard fostering can be—if anything, the movie leans into the difficul...

Collider | 14.11.2018 14:00:53

Film Review: ‘Instant Family’

Commercial Hollywood comedies about the glory and absurdity of modern family life tend to come in two flavors: earnest and wack job. If Will Ferrell had starred in “Instant Family,” a comedy about an attractive, childless, edging-into-middle-age couple who take in a brood of foster kids ...

Variety | 14.11.2018 14:00:41

Fire TV Recast Review: A Solid Choice for Fire TV Owners Looking to Cut the Cord

Amazon started to ship its Fire TV Recast digital video recorder (DVR) Wednesday, which is courting cord cutters with its ability to record over-the-air broadcast programming from networks like ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox without any monthly fee. A test over roughly a week revealed that the device works w...

Variety | 14.11.2018 14:00:31

Robert Zemeckis Returns To Science Fiction With ‘Project Blue Book’ & ‘Bios’

EXCLUSIVE: Now this has a familiar ring to it: Robert Zemeckis is revisiting the 1950s to rewrite history with one new project and then he’s going back to the future to prove the power of love with a second project.No, Zemeckis isn’t revving up the DeLorean for more Marty McFlysequels &#...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 13:55:47

Univision’s Dish Dispute Hits Q3 Results, Sending Revenue Down 17%

Univision’s ongoing carriage dispute with Dish Network hit the privately held company’s third-quarter results hard, with total revenue falling 17% and operating income off 34%.Revenue came in at$628.2 million for the period ending September 30, compared with $759.4 million in the same qu...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 13:42:28

Link Tank: David Harbour Teases Stranger Things Season 3

Nov 14, 2018 David Harbour, Simon Pegg, Dark Matter, and more in today's daily Link Tank!A dark matter hurricane can helpastroparticle physicists uncover elusive particles."Heads up, we’re in a hurricane we can’t see. Its superpower of invisibility comes from the fact that it’s made of dar...

Den of Geek | 14.11.2018 13:37:12

Kris Wu’s Album ‘Antares’ Debuts at No. 100 on Billboard Chart Amid Sales Controversy

UPDATED: Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu’s new album, “Antares,” has debuted at No. 100 on the latest Billboard chart amid allegations of fraudulent sales that drove tracks from the album to the top of iTunes earlier this month. A representative for Nielsen Music, Billboard’s official data p...

Variety | 14.11.2018 13:33:39

Seth Meyers Not Impressed CNN Sued Donald Trump Over Jim Acosta’s Suspended Credentials

Seth Meyers tackled another day in President Donald Trump’s Post-Midterms Meltdown .CNN, for instance, filed a lawsuit against Trump after the White House suspended reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass.“Really? You want to go after Trump with a lawsuit? That guy lives for lawsuits! He&...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 13:26:58

Emma Gonzalez, ‘Queer Eye’ Cast Among Out100 Honorees

Out Magazine announced on Wednesday its 24th annual Out100 list of the most influential LGBTQ public figures of the year. Curated by executive editor R. Kurt Osenlund, cover stars include Billy Porter, who wins the organization’s performance of the year for “Pose”; Sophie for artis...

Variety | 14.11.2018 13:00:11

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream Viewing Will Soon Count Toward Nielsen TV Ratings

TV network execs have long complained that Nielsen’s TV ratings undercount audiences because the measurement firm doesn’t always account for consumers watching shows on digital apps. Now, internet viewing on Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app and website will be integrated into Nielsen&#...

Variety | 14.11.2018 13:00:01

Fremantle Launches Scripted Podcast Label; Unveils Debut Projects Including Haunted Hollywood Story

American Gods producer Fremantle has opened a scripted podcast start-up and has unveiled its first two projects.The company has launched Storyglass, which is a partnership between its Shotglass banner in the UK and the company's global drama division. It will commission and develop original scri...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 12:49:47

India’s Zee Hatches Action Movie Pact With IMEN (Exclusive)

India’s Zee Cinema has signed a first look deal with Indian Media Entertainment Network (IMEN) to co-produce action hybrid films and also acquire international action films for Zee’s numerous platforms. No titles have been announced yet. The move is part of the Zee group’s expanded international pus...

Variety | 14.11.2018 12:42:45

Dominic Cooper To Star In Sky Comedy ‘Peacock’ From Big Talk Productions & ‘People Just Do Nothing’ Duo

EXCLUSIVE: Mamma Mia!and Preacher star Dominic Cooper is fronting a comedy for Sky from two of the team behind breakout British series People Just Do Nothing.Cooper is to star in and producePeacock, a pilot for the pay-TV giant, from Big Talk Productions, the British company behind series including ...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 12:23:07

Channel 4 Hires ‘People Just Do Nothing’ Producer Jon Petrie As Comedy Commissioner

British broadcaster Channel 4 has appointed People Just Do Nothing producer Jon Petrie as a comedy commissioning editor.He has produced all five seasons of the mockumentary comedy, which airs on BBC Three, working for Ash Atalla's Roughcut Television as well as his own Roughcut-backed indie Litt...

Deadline | 14.11.2018 12:20:17

Tencent Profits Up 19% Despite Gaming Industry Woes

Chinese new-media conglomerate Tencent, which has been battered by problems in its games division,unveiled third-quarter results showing a 19% increase of $2.97 billion in non-GAAP net profits, on revenues that were up 24% to $11.7 billion. Expressed on a GAAP basis, which the company prefers, net p...

Variety | 14.11.2018 12:10:59

Quick News: Bad, Home, Simmons, Wind, Mars, Orville

Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston has indicated not only will it be difficult for him to appear in the upcoming “Breaking Bad” sequel film due to the events of the series, but he tells Today he’s committed to the Broadway production of “Network” until March. That clashes with...

Darkhorizons | 14.11.2018 12:05:48

Quick News: Bad, Home, Wind, Mars, Orville

Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston has indicated not only will it be difficult for him to appear in the upcoming “Breaking Bad” sequel film due to the events of the series, but he tells Today he’s committed to the Broadway production of “Network” until March. That clashes with...

Darkhorizons | 14.11.2018 12:05:48

“A Star Is Born” Might Get A Longer Cut

Despite coming in at a sizeable 135 minutes, actor-turned-filmmaker Bradley’s Cooper‘s acclaimed remake of “A Star Is Born” could be going even longer. In a recent interview, the film’s director of photography Matthew Libatique spoke about how the project evolved over time, with at...

Darkhorizons | 14.11.2018 12:00:31

Oscars May Resurrect Popular Film Award?

Following a wave of backlash over the very idea of a ‘Most Popular Film’ Oscar, so much so that it looked like they’d given up on the idea, it now seems the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences may be resurrecting it. Variety reports that according to Academy President John...

Darkhorizons | 14.11.2018 11:59:22