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Britney Vs Spears Promo Teases The New Documentary Coming To Netflix

Britney Spears has been in the news a lot this year, appearing in court and in headlines while seeking to disentangle herself from a conservatorship that has left her affairs managed by a legal guardian since 2008. Earlier this month, the pop star's father and conservator, Jamie Spears, petitioned to end the arrangement whereby he controls her estate. In the wake of this legal milestone, Netflix has released the first official teaser for its documentary "Britney vs Spears," with the full trailer...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Netflix, Britney Spears, Rosamund Pike, Hulu, Liz Garbus, Carr, Britney, Simone, Spears, Plainville, Sarah Gibson, Farrow

An IATSE Strike Would Shut Down Film and TV Production Coast to Coast

The International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees called on Monday for a strike authorization vote, setting in motion potentially the biggest labor showdown in Hollywood since the last writers’ strike 14 years ago. Some 60,000 IATSE members could end up walking off the job, most of whom are based in Los Angeles. A strike, if […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Iatse

Netflix's The Starling Is A Long-Awaited Dream Come True For Screenwriter Matt Harris [Interview]

Making movies is hard. That's no secret. But sometimes getting a specific movie made is exceptionally difficult, and it takes years to make it happen. Such is the case with "The Starling," an upcoming Netflix drama starring Melissa McCarthy that has been more than 15 years in the making. For screenwriter Matt Harris, it's the conclusion to a long and winding road. Snapping the tape at the end of a marathon. Popping the champagne at the end of a race.The script had been making the rounds in Holly...
Tags: New York, Bruce Springsteen, Hollywood, Movies, News, Australia, America, Ted, Netflix, Mtv, Arizona, New Mexico, Quentin Tarantino, Mccarthy, Starling, Chris

John Boyega Joins Viola Davis In The Woman King, A Historical Epic From The Old Guard Director

John Boyega will be starring in "The Woman King," a TriStar Pictures feature that is inspired by true events from the Kingdom of Dahomey, an African nation that held significant power in the 18th and 19th centuries.Boyega joins actors Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu in the movie, which will be directed by "The Old Guard" filmmaker, Gina Prince-Bythewood. An Epic Film Based On Real Events The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of Boyega's casting. The epic film follows Nanisca (Davis), the general of ...
Tags: Hollywood, Viola Davis, Movies, News, Netflix, Unesco, Davis, John, Jack, Cathy Schulman, John Boyega, Finn, Stevens, Skywalker, Boyega, Maria Bello

Pitch Perfect TV Series With Adam Devine Will Sing Again On Peacock

"Pitch Perfect," the three-film franchise about co-eds who sing acapella mash-ups of popular songs, will continue as a streaming series. Peacock has announced a straight-to-series order for a show that is annoyingly called "Pitch Perfect." (Can we put a moratorium on franchise entries being named the exact same thing as other entries in its own franchise? Please? Thank you.) But while the film trilogy focused on the women of the Barden University Bellas, this show is seemingly focused on one of ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Germany, Berlin, Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Silicon Valley, Hailee Steinfeld, Parks, Universal Pictures, Megan, Peacock, Devine, Universal Television, Megan Amram

An asteroid demolished a Middle Eastern city and everyone in it 3,600 years ago - possibly inspiring the biblical story of Sodom

An artist's depiction of a space rock hitting an ancient Middle Eastern city that's now called Tall el-Hammam in present-day Jordan 3,500 years ago. Allen West and Jennifer Rice The biblical story of Sodom says God destroyed the city and its inhabitants due to their wickedness. A study suggests the tale may have been inspired by an asteroid strike that destroyed an ancient city. A space rock about 165 feet wide wrecked the Middle Eastern city of Tall el-Hammam 3,600 years ago. See...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, News, US, Trends, Syria, Earth, Bible, Canada, Jordan, Asteroids, Hiroshima, Near-earth Objects, Fahrenheit, Allen, Dead Sea

The Beta Test Trailer: An Anonymous Tryst Descends Into Paranoid Chaos

One mistake is all it takes for your life to turn into complete chaos -- or so "The Beta Test" teaches us in the first trailer for the upcoming satirical thriller. The film introduces the world's "ultimate clickbait thirst trap," and sends its characters plunging into the world of sex, murder, and lots of paranoia. Tempted to join them? Check out the new trailer for "The Beta Test" down below! The Beta Test Trailer Watch the life of a ruthless Hollywood talent agent slowly unravel after he mak...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Trailers, Jordan, Cummings, Jordan Belfort, Patrick Bateman, Thunder Road, PJ McCabe, Jordan Jim Cummings, Bucheon International Fantastic Film

Dune And No Time To Die Secure Chinese Releases — Here's Why That Matters

China is the world's biggest movie market and Hollywood tentpole films have become increasingly reliant on it and other international territories to boost their box office haul. Movies like "Iron Man 3," "Pacific Rim: Uprising," and Denis Villeneuve's "Arrival" have catered directly to the Chinese market with subplots involving Chinese characters. Yet the Chinese government and its censorship board don't approve every American film for release, and in recent months, it has approved even fewer of...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Hollywood, Movies, News, China, Taiwan, Patton Oswalt, Marvel Studios, Dune, Variety, Denis Villeneuve, No Time, Shang Chi

Top stories this AM: Read the letter Evergrande's chairman sent to 125,000 employees; American Samoa records its first COVID-19 case

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today:Read the letter the chairman of Evergrande sent to 125,000 employees. In the letter, Xu Jiayin, the chairman of beleaguered Chinese real-estate giant Evergrande, encouraged employees to unite in the face of adversity and said the company would soon "walk out of the darkness." The Shenzhen-headquartered company...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, News, US, Newsletter, Trends, Hawaii, Harvey Weinstein, Liberal party, Pacific, Shenzhen, Justin Trudeau, Cbc, Trudeau, SCHMIDT, Samoa

Eva Longoria, Anne Hathaway, Richard Gere Among Stars Urging World Leaders to Give COVID Vaccines to Developing Countries

Eva Longoria, Anne Hathaway, Debbie Allen, Peter Dinklage, Richard Gere, Connie Britton and other Hollywood notables have signed an open letter urging world leaders to make COVID-19 vaccines widely available in developing countries. On Tuesday, humanitarian organization Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) released the open letter with more than 70 signatures from prominent […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Anne Hathaway, Eva Longoria, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Eva Longoria Anne Hathaway Richard Gere, Cooperative for Assistance

Fox Nation host Lara Logan accuses media watchdog group of 'feeding off the blood of decent people' while distancing herself from a QAnon influencer's claim that she's moderating his conference

'QAnon John' takes a selfie with another Trump supporter at the president's rally in Middletown, PA. Jacob Montes/Business Insider "Fox Nation" host Lara Logan denied a QAnon influencer's claim that she would speak at his conference. Logan attacked the progressive media watchdog group Media Matters for sharing the clip of the influencer. Logan went on to claim that Media Matters and others "feed off the blood of decent people." See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, America, Trends, Caesars Entertainment, Conservative, Afghanistan, Fox News, John, Las Vegas, Donald Trump, Trump, Media Matters, Logan, Flynn

Tom Hanks And Laura Dern Will Invite You Into The New Academy Museum In TV Special

After many years of hype, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is just about to open in Los Angeles. To celebrate, ABC will be running a special that takes us inside the museum and give us an up-close look at props, costumes, and other historical cinematic artifacts, and our tour guides will be pretty spectacular, too. Tom Hanks and Laura Dern (who also happen to be on the Academy's board of directors) will host the special and they won't be alone. A Star-Studded Supporting Cast Basking in the ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Abc, La, Los Angeles, Tom Hanks, Laura Dern, Academy, Hayao Miyazaki, Northwest, Diane Warren, Bruce, Planet Hollywood, Hanks

Marvel Studios Vet Victoria Alonso Just Got A Big Promotion – Here's Why That Matters

Marvel Studios has officially promoted Victoria Alonso, a longtime member of the company who has been helping to shape the Marvel Cinematic Universe behind the scenes from the very beginning. Alonso, who has worked with the studio since "Iron Man" back in 2008, will now serve as the president of physical and post-production, visual effects, and animation production. For various reasons, this is a big deal.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alonso will work across the studio's entire slate. Thi...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Disney, Iron Man, Argentina, Victoria, Marvel Studios, Alonso, Louis, Kevin Feige, Feige, Victoria Alonso, Louis D Esposito, Marvel Studios Co, Marvel Studios Vet

The Daily Stream: Amazon's Val Lets Val Kilmer Tell His Own Story

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: "Val"Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime VideoThe Pitch: Long before video cameras became cheap enough that suburban families could afford them, actor Val Kilmer bought one and started recording his life. He was one of the first people he knew to own one (Kevin Bacon was very impressed by it in one clip captured backstag...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, News, Kevin Bacon, Mark Twain, Jack, Val Kilmer, Mark, Val, Moreau, Julliard, John Frankenheimer, Kilmer, Joel Schumacher, Leo Scott

Superhero Bits: Listen To Batman: The Audio Adventures Now, Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Could Return & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits: Listen to the first two episodes of "Batman: The Audio Adventures""Marvel vs. Capcom 2" could be making a comeback in the futureRemember "Fantastic Four" almost had a Hugh J...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, News, Disney, Gotham, Hugh Jackman, Suicide Squad, Batwoman, Batman, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Marvel Comics, Oscar Isaac

Upcoming Kevin Hart Movies To Keep On Your Radar

(Welcome to On Your Radar, a series where we take a look at what's next for the biggest actors and filmmakers, and why you should be excited ... or not.)Kevin Hart is one of the hardest working men in show business. The man is in so many projects that it's hard to imagine he has time for sleeping, but that bonkers work ethic (shared by his "Jumanji" co-star Dwayne Johnson) has translated into a steady stream of Hart-centric content over the past several years. Here are the film and TV projects f...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Lionsgate, Dwayne Johnson, Time, Toronto, Netflix, Airbnb, Woody Harrelson, Batman, Kevin Hart, Will Smith, Wesley Snipes, Hart, Kevin

Actress Jessica Joan was part of the NXIVM cult. Then, she helped expose it.

Actress Jessica Joan has released a book about her time in the NVIVM sex cult. Jessica Joan Actress Jessica Joan has written a book about her life inside the NXIVM sex cult. The model, once part of NXIVM's secret "DOS" group, later helped bring down leader, Keith Raniere. "The Untouchable Jessica Joan: A Real Life Journey Of Love, Forgiveness And Evolution From The Jane Doe Who Helped Bring The NXIVM Cult To Justice" is out now. See more stories on Insider's business page. For n...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Prison, Justice, Mexico, Los Angeles, Trends, ESP, Cult, Fbi, Yoga, New York Times, Courts, Sexual Abuse, Joan

Hotel Rwanda hero sentenced to 25 years in jail on terrorism charges

Paul Rusesabagina, an ex-hotel manager, was subject of a Hollywood film about 1994 genocidePaul Rusesabagina, a businessman whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives during the 1994 genocide inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted of terrorism offences by a court in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali.The 67-year-old was found guilty on Monday after a seven-month trial and faces a life sentence. Rwandan authorities accused Rusesabagina of being “the f...
Tags: Hollywood, Africa, World news, Rwanda, Kigali, Paul Rusesabagina, Rusesabagina

Here Are The Top 5 Looks From The 2021 Emmys

The stars of the small screen were out in full force last night with the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on CBS. As usual, the red carpet was filled with plenty of glitz and glamor as Hollywood put on their Sunday best, hoping to take home a sharp, shiny trophy. Though we don't usually focus on fashion at these big award shows, there were exactly five stunning looks that completely took our breath away, and we couldn't help but bring them to your attention. Trust us when we say you won't be disappoin...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, London, Television, Movies, News, Cbs, Hunt, Ted Lasso, Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso Star Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso Ted Lasso Star Brendan Hunt, Brendan Hunt Read

Rwandan court convicts Hotel Rwanda hero of terrorism charges

Paul Rusesabagina, an ex-hotel manager, was subject of a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocidePaul Rusesabagina, a businessman whose role in saving more than 1,000 lives during the 1994 genocide inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, has been convicted of terrorism by a court in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali.The 67-year-old was found guilty on Monday after a seven-month trial and faces a life sentence. Rwandan authorities accused Rusesabagina of being “the founder, leader, sponsor and member of violent, ar...
Tags: Hollywood, Africa, World news, Rwanda, Kigali, Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda, Rusesabagina

Here's a fantastic supercut of the movie references seen in Seinfeld

"I'm still big. It's bootlegs that got small."
Tags: Video, Hollywood, News, Entertainment, Seinfeld, Supercuts

Weekend Box Office: Shang-Chi Takes Number One, Will Soon Pass Black Widow

"Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" easily bested the competition at the box office in a quiet weekend for new releases at the box office. Clint Eastwood's "Cry Macho" and Gerard Butler's "Copshop" didn't stand a chance. Marvel's latest will soon pass "Black Widow" at the box office domestically. More than that, the movie continues to assert the strength of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the bankable entity in Hollywood. Let's have a closer look at the numbers. Shang-Chi With The Three...
Tags: Hbo, Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, News, China, Disney, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Garfield, Gerard Butler, Eastwood, Frank Grillo, James Wan, Joe Carnahan, Tammy Faye, Shang Chi

Rwandan court finds Hotel Rwanda hero guilty of terror-related charges

Paul Rusesabagina, an ex-hotel manager, featured in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocideA Rwandan court has ruled that Paul Rusesabagina, a former hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide, is guilty of terrorism-related charges.“They should be found guilty for being part of this terror group – MRCD-FLN,” said judge Beatrice Mukamurenzi on Monday. “They attacked people in their homes, or even in their cars on the road travelling.” Continue reading...
Tags: Hollywood, Africa, World news, Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda, Beatrice Mukamurenzi

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Baltasar Kormakur Will Support Arctic Indigenous Film Fund

Danish “Game of Thrones” star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, his wife Danish-Greenlandic multihyphenate Nukâka Coster-Waldau, who is a former Miss Greenland, and Baltasar Kormákur, the Icelandic filmmaker whose Hollywood credentials include “Everest,” have joined forces to put their promotional muscle behind the Arctic Indigenous Film Fund, established by the International Sámi Film Institute in Norway. The trio […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Global, Norway, Greenland, Indigenous, Baltasar Kormákur, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nikolaj Coster Waldau Baltasar Kormakur, Nukâka Coster Waldau, Arctic Indigenous Film Fund, International Sámi Film Institute

Justin Hartley, Padma Lakshmi, Yvette Nicole Brown Honored by Creative Coalition Ahead of Emmys

For attendees of the seventh annual Creative Coalition Television Humanitarian Awards, which resumed its in-person festivities Saturday after a virtual event last year, Hollywood’s social-charitable scene inched considerably closer to normalcy. Atendees brought their vaccination cards and had on-the-spot COVID tests in the driveway of film producer Lawrence Bender’s Holmby Hills driveway, before assembling — […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Awards, Emmys, Holmby Hills, Lawrence Bender, Creative Coalition, Justin Hartley, Television Humanitarian Awards, Justin Hartley Padma Lakshmi Yvette Nicole Brown, Creative Coalition Ahead of Emmys, Creative Coalition Television

How leading thriller writer helped reveal plagiarism of Emmy prizewinner

Robert Harris, whose second world war film was copied, tells how the scandal led to George Stevens Jr being stripped of his awardsIt was a just few seconds of vivid footage: joyous scenes of American troops on tanks and Jeeps driving down a Champs Élysées lined with cheering Parisian crowds. But the rare colour sequence, shot by one of the Hollywood greats, film director George Stevens, sparked a chain of events that has ended in scandal and embarrassment for Stevens’s son and for leading US TV ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Media, US, World news, Bbc, Culture, Britain, Second world war, Awards and prizes, Television & radio, US television, Emmys, George Stevens, Stevens, Robert Harris

‘Dune’ and ‘No Time to Die’ Set China Release Dates, Confirming Entry to World’s Largest Film Market

After months with few significant new Hollywood releases, both “Dune” and ‘No Time to Die’ finalized their China opening dates on Sunday, officially confirming their outing in the world’s largest film market at a time when other major studio titles have been given the cold shoulder. The two films will hit in successive October weekends. […]
Tags: Asia, Hollywood, News, China, Global, Box Office, Dune, No Time To Die

Netflix's Cowboy Bebop Looks To Firmly Establish John Cho As A Sci-Fi Fashion Icon

Excuse me, John Cho. Who gave you the right to look this unbelievably hot and cool? Netflix had been dropping little glimpses of the highly-anticipated live-action series of the ultra-influential anime "Cowboy Bebop" throughout the summer, but today Entertainment Weekly debuted an official first look at John Cho looking effortlessly suave as the ultra iconic Spike Spiegel.This man has ended up on People Magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" lists multiple times for a reason. Netflix When fans first...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Robin Hood, Fbi, Netflix, Las Vegas, People Magazine, John Cho, Don, Harold, White Castle, MILF, Cho, Kumar

Lost Boys Remake In The Works With It And Quiet Place Stars

One thing about Hollywood I could never stomach: all the damn remakes. Okay, so that's not totally true, but it was too good of an opportunity to rephrase that great line from "The Lost Boys" in a story about a pending remake of that very movie.Truth is that there's a surprisingly solid trend of strong genre remakes. "The Blob," "The Fly," and John Carpenter's "The Thing" were all remakes that eclipsed the originals, and we even got a damn good remake of another solid '80s vampire flick a while ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Channing Tatum, Colin Farrell, Santa Cruz, John Carpenter, Jason Patric, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Craig Gillespie, Jordan Peele, Martell, Joel Schumacher, Anton Yelchin, Bill Denbrough, Noah Jupe

Colusa County Woman Gets Probation For ‘Minimal’ Role In Jan. 6 Insurrection At Capitol

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP/CBS13) – A federal judge who sentenced a Colusa County architect on Friday to probation for her role in the Capitol riot stressed that the Jan. 6 insurrection “represented a threat to democracy” and continues to resonate “in sad and unfortunate ways.” U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman noted that security fencing has gone up around the Capitol in preparation for a rally on Saturday by what he called “misguided” people protesting what they allege is the mistreatment of jailed...
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