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Independent filmmaker, Lynn Shelton, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified…

Head of MGM film studio steps down in latest shake-up

Jonathan Glickman, the longtime president of MGM's film division, is leaving the company, according to a Friday memo sent to staff. Glickman, who has led film development and production for eight years at the Beverly Hills-based company, will leave his post February 1 for a production deal with the studio, according to the email sent my MGM's board of directors. The company did not say why ...

Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

NEW YORK (AP) — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, women directed more of the most popular movies than any year before.

Dev Patel's movie confusion

Dev Patel thought he was being asked to play magician David Copperfield when he was approached to star in 'The Personal History of David Copperfield'.

Corey Taylor writes horror movie

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has completed work on a horror film, and he is now looking for investors for the project.

J.J. Abrams ruled out CGI Carrie Fisher

J.J. Abrams knew it would be a "disaster" to use CG technology to feature the late Carrie Fisher in 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' but is delighted by how well the use of archive footage has turned out.

Dame Emma Thompson loves Love Actually

Dame Emma Thompson can't resist watching 'Love Actually' at Christmas if she stumbles across it while channel surfing.

Hospital dresses up newborns as festive Baby Yodas

"Size matters not," as Jedi Master Yoda once said. But these tiny newborn babies dressed up as Christmas-themed Baby Yodas are the cutest things we've ever seen.

Jason Derulo's 'attractive' Cats character

Jason Derulo is impressed with how attractive his 'Cats' character is and says he did a lot of preparation to play Rum Tum Tugger.

Stormzy sets up film production company

Stormzy has set up a film production company Merky Films Limited with his manager and friend Tobe Onwuka and brand manager Akua Agyemfra.

Anthony Daniels happy with Star Wars ending

Anthony Daniels is delighted to leave the 'Star Wars' franchise "on a high" and admitted his alter ego, C-3PO, was a "joy" to portray in final movie 'The Rise of Skywalker'.

IMAX had its best year yet

Hollywood is hurting with a down year at the box office. Instead of going to traditional theaters, many moviegoers are streaming from the comfort of their couches. But IMAX still had its best year yet in 2019.

‘Remember the Titans' coach Herman Boone dies

Herman Boone, the tough, no-nonsense high school football coach played by Denzel Washington in "Remember the Titans," has died. He was 84.