Movies

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.

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'.

New Fairchild Cinemas theater in Kennewick opens Thursday

The new Fairchild Cinemas theater in Kennewick opens on Thursday. Southgate 10 will feature 10 theaters, which is two less than the Queensgate location. However, the Kennewick theater will feature screens that are seven feet wider, comfier reclining chairs and…

Stan Lee's devoted fans can mourn him at Hollywood memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Stan Lee's devoted fans will have a chance to mourn him alongside his friends and family at a memorial in Hollywood on Jan. 30.Lee's company POW! Entertainment announced Wednesday that it will honor the Marvel Comics…

Disney dominates again in slightly down box office year

Bolstered by hits like "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and "Beauty and the Beast," the Walt Disney Company is the top grossing studio at the 2017 domestic box office with over $2.2 billion in revenue and 21.2 percent of the market share.