‘Doll Squad’ and ‘Batman’ Actress Francine York Dies at 80
Actress Francine York, who had more than 150 television and film credits, died Friday in Van Nuys, Calif., She was 80 and had cancer, according to her close friend Pepper Jay.
York once declared the 1973 cult film “The Doll Squad” he
Jimmy Kimmel To Host The Oscars
It was one of the worst-kept yet longest-gestating secrets that Jimmy Kimmel would host the 2017 Oscars. Now it’s official, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected the ABC late-night host to top the show. Kimmel host
'Doctor Strange' Repeats, Contributing to Disney's Record 2016, as 'Arrival' Debuts with $24M
Disney continued its record-breaking year this weekend as 2016 became the studio's best year at the domestic box office ever. Contributing to that success, of course, is the studio's latest Marvel Studios release, Doctor Strange, which led
Box Office: Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’ Faces Frightful Competition From ‘Madea’ After $5.6 Million Friday
Inferno” is burning out during its opening weekend, after making $5.6 million at 3,576 locations on Friday.
Sony’s third adaptation of Dan Brown’s book series, following “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels & Demons,” should unc
Clint Eastwood to Direct Movie About Kidnapped Aid Worker Jessica Buchanan
Clint Eastwood has set his sights on directing a movie about the kidnapped American aid worker Jessica Buchanan, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Warner Bros. has optioned the rights to Buchanan and her husband’s
Will Ferrell Quits Sebastián Silva’s ‘Captain Dad’ Days Prior to Shooting
Sebastián Silva’s followup to his 2015 drama “Nasty Baby,” “Captain Dad,” chronicles a family vacation gone awry when plans don’t go as scheduled. Now it’s looking like that same premise is happening in real life for the Chil
Box Office: ‘Don’t Breathe’ Smothers Newcomers With $4.2 Million Friday
In what is proving to be a sleepy Labor Day weekend at the box office, “Don’t Breathe” continues to dominate with $4.2 million at 3,051 locations on Friday. The film, which carries a price tag below $10 million, is heading for a $15 m
‘Don’t Breathe’ Can Exhale, on Track to Double Expectations With $22 Million Opening
After three straight weekends at No. 1, Warner Bros. comic book hit “Suicide Squad” is finally going down — and landing harder than initially expected. Screen Gems and Stage 6 Films horror thriller “Don’t Breathe” has gained a h
Box Office: ‘Suicide Squad’ Scores Nearly $30 Million Internationally in Two Days
Warner Bros.’ tentpole “Suicide Squad” has grossed $29.6 million in 40 international markets in its first two days — portending an opening weekend of at least $100 million.
The supervillain mashup opened in first place in 33 terr
'Star Trek Beyond' Debuts at #1, 'Lights Out' Opens Strong and 'Ice Age 5' Bombs
Topped by Star Trek Beyond, five films grossed over $20 million this weekend for the first time since May 24, 2015 and for only the sixth time ever*. In the five previous instances $45.6 million was the largest gross for the #1 film when Mo
Box Office: ‘Ghostbusters’ Trails ‘Secret Life of Pets’ with $46.5 Million Weekend
The rebooted “Ghostbusters” is launching with a respectable $46.5 million opening weekend at 3,963 locations, trailing “The Secret Life of Pets” for the top spot at the U.S. box office, Saturday estimates showed.
‘Warcraft’ Heading for $30 Million-Plus Overseas Launch
Legendary-Universal’s “Warcraft” is opening impressively internationally, heading for more than $30 million in 20 markets in its first weekend — two weeks ahead of launches in China and the United States.
The box office total as
Amazon Buys ‘The Dressmaker’ With Kate Winslet
Amazon Studios has bought domestic rights to “The Dressmaker” with Kate Winslet, Variety has learned.
The adaptation of the Rosalie Ham novel screened at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and was a box office smash in Australia. Th
'Jungle Book' Repeats, 'Huntsman' Falls On His Axe and 'Zootopia' Tops $900M Worldwide
The Jungle Book remained in first place in its second weekend by a large margin over the weekend runner up as it tripled the opening weekend for Universal's The Huntsman: Winter's War. Meanwhile, Pantelion's Compadres finished among the wee
‘Jungle Book’ Goes Wild With $87M to $88M; ‘Barbershop’ Snips $19.4M; ‘Criminal’ Handcuffed — Box Office Saturday Am
1st Writethru Sat. 8:23 AM, Previous Friday, 11:24 PM: Disney’s The Jungle Book will become one of the highest April debuts ever with an estimated three-day gross of around $87M to $88M, according to estimates, surpassing Fast Five from 2
‘Spider-Man’ Reboot Title May Have Been Revealed Accidentally by Sony
Marvel and Sony have worked hard to keep their Spider-Man reboot plans under wraps, refusing to even reveal the webslinger’s new costume until the very last moments of the latest Captain America: Civil War trailer. Still, keeping secrets
Abe Vigoda, ‘Godfather’ and ‘Barney Miller’ Star, Dies at 94
Abe Vigoda has died at the age of 94, according to his daughter. Vigoda’s daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, told the Associated Press that the veteran actor died Tuesday morning in his sleep at her home in New Jersey. The cause of death was o
'Ride Along 2' #1, 'Revenant' Holds Strong and 'Star Wars' Crosses $1 Billion Internationally
Ride Along 2 was unable to top its predecessor but an estimated $34 million is enough to top the weekend box office, followed closely by Fox's The Revenant, which dropped only 26% in its second weekend in wide release. Both films finished a
‘Star Wars’ Soars Past ‘Harry Potter’ With $1.4 Billion at Global Box Office
Showing no signs of a slowdown, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has eclipsed the final Harry Potter movie for the seventh spot in worldwide box office with $1.39 billion.
The seventh Star Wars movie took in $59.5 million on Friday —
Critics’ Choice Award Nominations Led by ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Fargo’
The 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards announced nominations for the combined 2016 ceremony on Monday and Warner Bros.’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” paced the film race with 13 nominations, while FX’s “Fargo” led TV series noms with e
SAG Awards 2016: The Complete List of Nominees
Nominees for the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were unveiled Wednesday morning on TNT and TBS, the two main Turner Broadcasting cable channels that will air the ceremony on Jan. 30. Anna Faris (“Mom”) and Anthony Mackie (“The
Box Office: 'Hunger Games' Cinches Holiday Victory Over 'Creed,' 'Good Dinosaur'
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” continues to vanquish its Thanksgiving holiday box office competitors, tracking for a five-day total of $74 million.
The Jennifer Lawrence starrer generated $21.5 million at the Friday box offic
Box Office: ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2’ Aims for $102 Million Weekend
The final chapter in The Hunger Games saga, Mockingjay — Part 2, is on track to hit a $102 million bullseye in its opening weekend, based on Friday receipts.
The fourth installment in the Jennifer Lawrence-led series hit a total of $46
‘Spectre’ Shows Staying Power, Heading for $35 Million Weekend
Moviegoers are opting to stick with James Bond and Charlie Brown at North American multiplexes, with “Spectre” heading for $35 million in its second weekend.
The 24th Bondpic took in $10.2 million on Friday from 3,929 locations for S
‘Spectre’ Bonds With $296M+ Worldwide; Cracks $100M In UK
3rd Update, 5:50 Pm PT: This is the second consecutive international frame to be led by James Bond and Spectre — and it won’t be the last with China, France, Australia and Korea on deck this week. With No. 1 debuts in 71 more markets th
The movies Steven Spielberg wishes he made
As we head into the weekend, let's go over some great -- and possibly out of the box -- options for great films to watch if you want to laugh, cry, get hungry, or go under the influence of the directors and movies that inspired modern cinem
Furious 8 And XXX 3 Are In A Race To Production, According To Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel has no shortage of high-octane action films coming up over the next few years, including new franchise installments Furious 8 and xXx 3. Between those two films, it has turned into something of a race towards production. Furious
Russell Crowe Will Star in Survival Drama In Sand and Blood
Variety reports that Russell Crowe is set to star in the historical drama In Sand and Blood. The movie, backed by Im Global, takes place in 19th century Africa and echoes historian Dean King's Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Surviv
Box Office: ‘The Perfect Guy’ Edges Out ‘The Visit’ in Friday Receipts
New thrillers “The Perfect Guy” and “The Visit” were neck and neck at the Friday box office, with “The Perfect Guy’s” $10 million haul just edging out “The Visit’s” $9.2 million take.
Sony/Screen Gems’ “The Perfec
Hugh Jackman: I Would "Seriously Consider" Playing James Bond
Hugh Jackman may be ready to retract the claws and grab a martini. The actor, known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men films, told Australian television series The Program that producers of the James Bond film series asked him years ago abo
Robin Wright & Ben Foster Split and Call Off Their Engagement Again
Robin Wright and Ben Foster have broken up and called off their engagement for the second time. The Princess Bride and House of Cards star had confirmed in January 2014 she and the X-Men actor were set to marry. E! News learned in November
TCA Awards winners: 'Empire,' 'The Americans,' 'Better Call Saul,' Amy Schumer (twice)
After being snubbed in many top Emmy races, "Empire" picked up a plum of a consolation prize on Saturday at the Television Critics' Association Awards. Gold Derby users had predicted that this freshman sensation would prevail in the competi