BlizzCon 2019 Schedule Reveals Multiple Secret Panels

Matthew ByrdOct 23, 2019 Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 are among the most popular candidates for BlizzCon 2019's secret announcements.The BlizzCon 2019 schedule is out, and fans can't help but notice that quite a bit of time is devoted to things that Blizzard seemingly can't talk about qui... # #

Den of Geek | 23.10.2019 15:01:47

IDA Documentary Awards: ‘Leaving Neverland’, ‘American Factory’, ‘Apollo 11’ & ‘For Sama’ Among Contenders

The nominees for the 2019 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards have been unveiled, with several of this year’s most high-profile docs in the frame. Scroll down for full list of nominees. For the first time, this year’s ceremony will feature an award for best director, with the five fil... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 15:00:18

Pedro Almodóvar Says Superhero Movies Are “Neutered” and Have No Sexuality

You can tell we’re in the lull between Joker and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker because news outlets (like ours! Hello!) are filling the space with stories about what famous directors think of superhero movies. It’s an easy conflict because directors like Scorsese, Coppola, Loach and Meirelles are... # #

Collider | 23.10.2019 14:40:20

WWE 2K20 May Be 2019's Most Broken Game

Matthew ByrdOct 23, 2019 WWE 2K20 is broken beyond belief, and not all of its glitches are just YouTube video fodder. There's no nice way to put this: WWE 2K20 is broken.Fans are finally getting their hands on the latest WWE2Kgame, and early reports are honestly kind of horrifying. As some of y... # #

Den of Geek | 23.10.2019 14:34:49

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus Is Certified Diamond

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) declared on Tuesday that Lil Nas X’s hit “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus is diamond certified. Not only is “Old Town Road” the first song of 2019 to gain the recognition, it is the first in the RIAA’s ... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 14:04:00

Disney+ Will Let You Keep Your Downloads Even If They Leave the Service

The highly anticipated new streaming service Disney+ launches in just a couple of short weeks, but folks still have a few questions regarding how this new service works. One big one, however, was answered by Disney CEO Bob Iger, as the head honcho addressed whether you’ll get to keep your Disney Plu... # #disney #

Collider | 23.10.2019 14:02:22

London Theater Review: ‘Lungs’ Starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith

What, to ask the perennial theatergoer’s question, is Duncan Macmillan’s “Lungs” about? It’s about climate change, isn’t it? No, it’s a play about deciding whether to have a baby. Actually, like his earlier success “People, Places, Things,” in which Macmillan balanced a personal story with a depicti... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 13:16:47

Disney Plus Land Grab: Analysts Up Subscriber Forecasts With Verizon Free-Giveaway Pact

Disney Plus is going to go bigger out of the gate than Wall Street expected, with the Mouse House’s huge deal with Verizon expected to bring in millions more subscribers to the service. On Tuesday, Disney and Verizon announced that the telco will give Disney Plus free to new and existing wirel... # #disney #

Variety | 23.10.2019 12:42:07

‘The Crown’ Producer Left Bank Developing TV Adaptation Of Archeological Thriller Novels ‘The Khalifa Mysteries’ With ‘The Watch’s Simon Allen

EXCLUSIVE: The Crown producer Left Bank is developing a TV adaptation of Paul Sussman’s archeological thriller novels The Khalifa Mysteries. The Sony-owned company is developing a small-screen adaptation of the books with Simon Allen, who is writing BBC America’s The Watch and has written on series ... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 12:15:37

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Launch on PlayStation Store in Russia

Rob LeaneOct 23, 2019 Perhaps because of the game's Russian villains, Sony is holding off on releasing Modern Warfare on the Russian PlayStation StoreSony, the company behind PlayStation, has decided not to feature the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game on the PlayStation Store in Russi... # #

Den of Geek | 23.10.2019 11:15:01

James Cameron On “Terminator” Future Plans

Ahead of “Terminator: Dark Fate” opening next week, the film’s producer James Cameron has given some interviews about both the new film and the potential future beyond this point of the franchise he helped birth. Cameron, who is currently in New Zealand filming the “Avatar... # #terminator #

Darkhorizons | 23.10.2019 11:13:47

Jamie Lee Curtis Producing Military Drama

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Air Force veteran and scribe April Fitzsimmons (“Valor,” “Chicago PD”) and Berlanti Productions are teaming for “Chain of Command,” a new one-hour drama which FOX has handed out a put pilot order for. The story follows a young Air Force i... # #

Darkhorizons | 23.10.2019 11:08:08

Quick News: Squad, Event, War, Window, Meirelles

The Squad Former “The Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki and one of that show’s writers and executive producers Anthony Del Broccolo are teaming to develop “The Squad,” a multi-camera comedy series about eSports at NBC. The series follows a new group of friends (and s... # #

Darkhorizons | 23.10.2019 11:07:12

New On Netflix November 2019

Martin Scorsese's The Irishman is just the beginning. #netflix # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 10:17:45

Franco Amurri’s ‘Flashback’ Is Deserving Of Reappraisal, For It Is Far More Than Just A ‘Midnight Run’ Knock-Off

Dennis Hopper and Kiefer Sutherland star in this film that suggests that political progressivism died during the Summer of Love. # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 10:00:43

‘Eli’ Twist Ending Leaves Netflix Fans Fuming: “I Deserved Better Than This Sh*t”

"The ending was shockingly bad. What an absolute waste of time." #netflix # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 9:59:48

‘Riverdale’: 7 Teases For “Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon”

It's time to take down The Farm, once and for all. # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 9:30:27

TrustNordisk Boards Danish Feature ‘A Taste Of Hunger’ Starring ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has picked up Christoffer Boe’s Danish feature A Taste Of Hunger, the romantic drama starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game Of Thrones) and Katrine Greis-Rosenthal (A Fortunate Man). The film, which is in pre-production, will follow a couple who sacrifice everything to... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 9:23:03

John Lithgow Debuts a Full-On Bonkers Rudy Giuliani Impression on ‘The Late Show’

Get John Lithgow on SNL, stat. # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 9:12:32

Louis Theroux Launches Mindhouse Productions, Develops BBC Shows Amid Netflix & Amazon Interest

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Theroux, the cult British documentary maker behind the 2015 film My Scientology Movie, has parted ways with BBC Studios to set up his own production company. Deadline can reveal that Theroux has established Mindhouse Productions alongside his executive producer Arron Fellows, ending... #netflix #amazon # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 9:06:21

What Time Will ‘The Kominsky Method’ Season 2 Arrive On Netflix?

The boys are back in town. #netflix # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 9:00:57

‘The Nightingale’, ‘Lambs Of God’ Lead 2019 Australian Academy Awards Nominations

Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale tops the nominations pool for film at this year’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA). The thriller, which debuted at Venice last year where it won a special jury prize, picked up 15 nods including best film and best direction. Australian a... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 8:40:58

‘Castle Rock’ Season 2: How Lizzy Caplan’s Annie Wilkes is Connected to ‘Misery’

So is this season of Castle Rock a Misery prequel or what? # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 8:34:14

‘American Horror Story’ 100 Episodes Later: The 10 Spookiest Gifts ‘AHS’ Has Given Television

It's been nine seasons of twists, screams, gore, and incredible costume design. # #

Decider | 23.10.2019 8:00:24

‘His Dark Materials’ & ‘Paddington’ Backer Anton Reveals Film & TV Plans: “We Want To Be The Co-Producer Of Reference In Europe”

EXCLUSIVE: After making its biggest investment to date – which we hear from sources was tens of millions of dollars – in BBC and HBO’s $100M+ super-drama His Dark Materials, European financier and co-producer Anton is getting closer to where it wants to be. “We have great mom... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 7:56:43

‘Defending The Guilty’: Big Talk’s BBC Legal Comedy Returns For Second Season

BBC Two has commissioned a second series of Big Talk Productions’ legal comedy Defending The Guilty. Will Sharpe (Giri/Haji, Flowers) will return as idealistic rookie barrister Will Packham, who is learning his trade from Humans star Katherine Parkinson’s Caroline, a cynical, worldly-wis... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 7:48:54

Edward Norton, Director and Star of ‘Motherless Brooklyn,’ to Receive Top Award at Camerimage Film Festival

The Camerimage International Festival, set to take place in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 9 – 16, will honor filmmaker Edward Norton with its top filmmaker trophy, the Krzysztof Kieślowski Award, named after the late Polish filmmaker. Norton, known as a performer in such films as “Birdman or (The Unexpecte... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 6:58:29

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the always-on TV ad measurement and attribution company iSpot.tv, Paramount Pictures claims the top spot in spending with “Terminator: Dark Fate.” Ads placed for the sci-fi action film had an estimated media value of $6.81 mi... # #terminator #

Variety | 23.10.2019 6:29:16

Selena Gomez Lets the World In on a Rough Romance With ‘Lose You to Love Me’ (Watch)

Ever since she released “The Heart Wants What It Wants,” which served as a half-humbled, half-defiant apologia about her relationship with Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez has managed to otherwise successfully avoid the subject, at least in song, of the troubled coupling that fascinated so mu... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 5:54:09

Ronan Farrow Teams With Pineapple Street Studios To Launch ‘The Catch And Kill Podcast’

Ronan Farrow is stepping into the podcast world with his newly released book “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators”. The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist is teaming with Radio.com’s Pineapple Street Studios to produce The Catch and Kill P... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 5:00:59

Shaq Defends Free Speech, Says Daryl Morey Was “Right” About China

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is defending Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for his tweet voicing support for protesters in Hong Kong, which subsequently sparked controversy between the NBA and China. Appearing on TNT Tuesday night, Shaq said Morey was “right” to supp... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 4:19:13

Will Smith, Helen Mirren Urge Fans To Sleep Outdoors For One Night To Help Fight Homelessness

Will Smith and Helen Mirren are teaming up to fight homelessness. The two stars have joined “The World’s Big Sleep Out,” which aims to help one million homeless and displaced people across the globe by raising money and awareness. “Think for a minute about what home means to ... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 4:01:30

Ronan Farrow Inks Podcast Series Deal for ‘Catch and Kill’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ronan Farrow is launching a podcast offshoot of his best-selling book “Catch and Kill.” Slated to premiere in November, “The Catch and Kill Podcast With Ronan Farrow” will feature new audio material and interviews with people Farrow interviewed about allegations involving sexual miscondu... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 4:01:19

Damon Herriman Stands Out as ‘The Nightingale’ and ‘Lambs of God’ Lead AACTA Nominations

Dark thriller, “The Nightingale” and miniseries “Lambs of God” lead the pack at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards. In nominations announced on Wednesday, they picked up 15 and 18 nods, respectively. Jennifer Kent’s “The Nightingale” was one of six films nominated in the bes... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 3:19:39

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Scores Best First-Day Atom Ticket Sales for a ‘Star Wars’ Film

Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker”has racked up the best first day of advance ticket sales for a “Star Wars” movie ticketed by Atom. Sales launched during the half time of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Atom’s overall firs... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 3:06:07

Stephen Colbert Tells Trump: We Finally Gotcha On ‘Quid Pro Woah’

The way Stephen Colbert sees things, today was a game changer in the House impeachment inquiry. The CBS Late Show host noted that Bill Taylor, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified on Capitol Hill and it was bad, very bad. “We just learned this afternoon, he’s just awful,” C... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 2:04:48

Off Broadway Review: Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Bella Bella’

Harvey Fierstein is one busy guy. A Broadway institution with four Tony Awards for acting (“Torch Song Trilogy,” “Hairspray”) and playwriting (“Torch Song Trilogy,” “La Cage aux Folles”), he has also written everything from teleplays (“The Wiz Live!”, “Hairspray Live!”) to an award-winning children’... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 2:00:48

Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Bella Bella’ Is Classic Harvey Harvey: Off-Broadway Review

Is one hotel bathroom big enough for personalities as outsized as Harvey Fierstein and Bella Abzug? The playwright’s Bella Bella, opening tonight at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Off Broadway venue in the New York City Center, suggests a pretty tight fit. A public personality has reached ... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 2:00:25

Milo Ventimiglia on Helming ‘This Is Us’: ‘I Had To Approach Being a Director as a Guest’

SPOILER ALERT:Do not read if you have not yet watched “Storybook Love,” the fifth episode of the fourth season of “This Is Us.” “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia is a veteran producer and director, having launched a production company (Divide Pictures) more than ... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 2:00:14

Cardi B Joins Vin Diesel in ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Cardi B has joined the cast of Universal’s “Fast & Furious 9” in an undisclosed role. It’s the rapper’s first movie part since her role as the stripper Diamond in STX’s drama “Hustlers.” Vin Diesel disclosed the casting Tuesday in a post on his Ins... # #

Variety | 23.10.2019 1:49:59

‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’: First Day Pre-Sales 2nd Best For Atom Tickets

After going on sale last night during the halftime of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalkerhas turned out to be the second first day bestseller for mobile ticket retailer Atom Tickets, behind this year’s Avengers: Endgame. That movieliterally shut ... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 1:48:41

LAIKA Pulls Out All The Stops With Five Free L.A. Screenings

LAIKA will be pulling out all the stops this Sunday at The Landmark in Los Angeles with a day-long retrospective of the studio’s animated body of work. Admission is free for the event, which includes screenings of all five LAIKA feature films to date:Missing Link(2019), Kubo and the Two String... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 1:43:07

Al Burton, Television Producer With Decades Of Success, Dead At 91

Al Burton, the creator of Charles in Charge and Win Ben Stein’s Moneyand a key figure in the success of signature sitcom hits such as The Jeffersons, Diff’rent Strokes, Silver Spoons, Facts of Life and One Day at a Time, has died. He was 91. Burton died Tuesday at his San Mateo home, acc... # #

Deadline | 23.10.2019 1:37:46