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Janina Gavankar Nabs Key Role in Eli Roth’s Borderlands Movie

Janina Gavankar nabs key role in Eli Roth’s live-action Borderlands movie As production continues on Eli Roth’s Borderlands movie, Deadline brings word that Janina Gavankar (Blindspotting) has officially been cast for a key role in Lionsgate’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular video game series. Gavankar is set to portray the role of Commander Knoxx, who is a all-new character created just for the film. “An all-new character I named specifically for this story. Janina will ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Netflix, Pandora, Sony, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Blanchett, Randy Pitchford, Knoxx, Haley Bennett, James Myers, Krom, Borderlands, ComingSoon

Eli Roth’s Borderlands Movie Adds Olivier Richters as Krom

Eli Roth’s Borderlands movie adds Olivier Richters as Krom Following the recent casting of Golden Globe nominee Edgar Ramirez as Atlas, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that professional bodybuilder Olivier Richters has been tapped to portray another villain character in Eli Roth’s upcoming film adaptation of Borderlands. The Dutch athlete-turned-actor is set to play the role of Krom, who is being described as the terrifying leader of the psycho bandits that rule Pandora. The character onl...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Lionsgate, Pandora, Sony, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Golden Globe, Krieg, Richter, Blanchett, Edgar Ramirez, Randy Pitchford, Haley Bennett

Cate Blanchett to Play Donald Trump’s Sister in James Gray’s ‘Armageddon Time’

“Cate Blanchett is going to play Donald Trump’s sister, which is the weirdest sentence I have ever said,” Ad Astra director James Gray recently said of his new movie Armageddon Time. To be fair, James Gray, it’s one of the weirdest sentences we’ve read. Early last year, it was announced that Blanchett was joining Gray’s coming-of-age drama Armageddon Time, which draws inspiration from the filmmaker’s own childhood in Queens. Donald Trump’s sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, seems like an unlikely fi...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Queens, Donald Sutherland, Doha Film Institute, Donald Trump, Cate-Blanchett, James Gray, Gray, Sutherland, Astra, Blanchett, Queens Donald Trump, Mrs America, Phyllis Schlafly, Qumra

Cate Blanchett to Produce Embezzlement Drama ‘Queen Bitch and the High Horse’

Cate Blanchett has signed on to produce “Queen Bitch and the High Horse,” a film inspired by the largest municipal fraud in American history. Blanchett, through her company Dirty Films, is producing alongside Coco Francini and Andrew Upton, as well as Brian Oliver and Bradley Fischer of New Republic Pictures. Bert and Bertie, the duo […]
Tags: News, Cate Blanchett, Bertie, Andrew Upton, Blanchett, Brian Oliver, Bradley Fischer, Dirty Films, Coco Francini, Queen Bitch and the High Horse, Queen Bitch, New Republic Pictures Bert

Searchlight Pictures Announces New Release Dates for ‘Antlers’, ‘Nightmare Alley’, ‘The Night House’, and ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’

Last year obliterated movie release date plans, and as we begin 2021 there’s still some question of what films will open when – and where. For now, the majority of the studios are holding out hope for the return of theatrical releases – especially Disney. Sure, they have streaming services Disney+ and Hulu, but they’re not ready to abandon the theatrical experience just yet. Case in point: Disney-owned Searchlight Pictures, formerly Fox Searchlight, has released a line-up of new theatrical rele...
Tags: Fox Searchlight, Release Dates, Antlers, Nightmare Alley, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, The Night House

‘Being The Ricardos’: Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem Will Play Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz For Director Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin already has his first post-Trial of the Chicago 7 film lined-up: Being the Ricardos. The film will tell the story of husband and wife Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, who played Lucy and Ricky Ricardo on I Love Lucy. Nicole Kidman is set to play Ball while Javier Bardem will play Arnaz, with Sorkin writing and directing the project for Amazon Studios. At one point, Cate Blanchett was circling the project to play Lucille Ball. Deadline has the scoop on Being the Ricardos, which will ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Casting, Aaron-Sorkin, Star Trek, Chicago, Nicole-kidman, Cate Blanchett, Lucy, True Story, Ball, Don, Lucille Ball, Kidman, Desi, Sorkin

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Has Wrapped, Will Hit Theaters Late Next Year

Nightmare Alley, Guillermo del Toro‘s first feature film since winning a bunch of Oscars for The Shape of Water, has finally wrapped. Principal photography on the pic began in January 2020, but everything had to shut down in March due to the coronavirus. Filming resumed in September, and now del Toro himself has announced that the production has wrapped and that the finished product will arrive in one year. Based on the book by William Lindsay Gresham, Nightmare Alley is about “a ruthless hustl...
Tags: Movies, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo-del-Toro, Adaptation, Fox Searchlight, Cate-Blanchett, Cooper, Toro, Blanchett, Kim Morgan, Tyrone Power, David Strathairn, Shape of Water, Nightmare Alley, William Lindsay Gresham, Nightmare Alley Guillermo del Toro

WSJ: Pandemic Spurring ‘Wave’ of Innovation to Support Aging in Place

The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is causing many Americans to re-evaluate how they wish to spend their retirement years, with more saying that they wish to spend those years at home. That popularization of aging in place will spur a “wave” of innovation from businesses as the need for more home-based retirement solutions proliferate. This is according to an article at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). “Some changes in store will be stressful, writes WSJ reporter Anne Terge...
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Cate Blanchett Reminisces Fondly About Former HFPA Chief Lorenzo Soria at Venice Soirée

Cate Blanchett reminisced warmly about Lorenzo Soria at an event held during the Venice Film Festival where the recently deceased president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. was commemorated. “He was such a calm in the eye of the storm,” Blanchett said, remembering Soria, who died prematurely on Aug. 7 at the age of 68. […]
Tags: News, Global, Festivals, Cate Blanchett, Hfpa, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Hollywood Foreign Press Assn, Blanchett, Lorenzo Soria, Soria, Venice Soirée

Cate Blanchett Boosts Morale as Venice Opens in Spirit of Support for Filmmakers

The 77th Venice Film Festival kicked off today amid a surreal sense of empty spaces, countered by the morale-boosting presence of Cate Blanchett, who during the opening press conference zeroed in on the milestone event’s crucial importance for the global film industry. Blanchett, in fine fettle, praised organizers for their “inventiveness and resilience” in assembling […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Festivals, Venice, Cate Blanchett, Venice Film Festival, Blanchett

Netflix Breaks HBO’s Record for the Most Emmy Nominations Ever

“Watchmen” earned 26 nominations, the most of any show, and the Television Academy gave newcomers Disney+ and Apple TV+ their first nods.
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2020 Emmy Nominations: Live Updates

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.
Tags: Television, News, Davis, Olivia, Kimmel, Jimmy, Viola, Cate, Blanchett, Colman, ABC Inc, Emmy Awards, The Crown (TV Program, Succession (TV Program, Ozark (TV Program, Watchmen (TV Program

What To Watch For at the 2020 Emmy Nominations

Olivia Colman may be honored for another royal role and “Mrs. America” and “Watchmen” appear to be locks for nominations in the most intriguing category.
Tags: Television, News, King, Stephen, Olivia, Sondheim, Kimmel, Netflix Inc, Jennifer, Jimmy, Cate, Blanchett, Aniston, Pasek, Colman, Emmy Awards

21st Century Spielberg Podcast: Steven Spielberg Returned to the Great Adventure with ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ and ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

(Welcome to 21st Century Spielberg, an ongoing column and podcast that examines the challenging, sometimes misunderstood 21st century filmography of one of our greatest living filmmakers, Steven Spielberg. In this edition: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Adventures of Tintin.) May, 1977: George Lucas had fled to Hawaii. Star Wars, Lucas’ new film, had just arrived in theaters and would eventually be on its way to becoming one of the first blockbusters – something n...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Podcasts, Mac, Time, America, Indiana, Features, Fbi, Hawaii, Ford, Andy Serkis, James Bond, Dreamworks

Cate Blanchett Inks First-Look TV Deal at FX

Cate Blanchett inks first-look TV deal at FX After making her first major return to television earlier this year with the network’s critically acclaimed historical drama, Mrs. America star Cate Blanchett and her production banner Dirty Films have inked a first-look TV deal with FX Productions, according to Variety. RELATED: Cate Blanchett Officially Boards Eli Roth’s Borderlands! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRef...
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Cate Blanchett’s Dirty Films Sets First-Look TV Deal at FX

Cate Blanchett and her Dirty Films production company have signed a first-look TV deal with FX Productions. Dirty Films is headed by Blanchett along with Andrew Upton and Coco Francini. News of the deal comes after Blanchett and Francini served as executive producers on the FX on Hulu limited series “Mrs. America,” in which Blanchett […]
Tags: News, Hulu, Cate Blanchett, FX, Andrew Upton, Blanchett, FX Productions Dirty Films, Coco Francini News, Francini

Review: In ‘Stateless’ on Netflix, Cate Blanchett (and Immigration)

The A-lister plays a supporting role as a dancing scam artist in a mini-series she helped create, set at an Australian immigrant detention center.
Tags: Television, News, Cate Blanchett, Netflix Inc, Jocelyn, Cate, Moorhouse, Blanchett, Yvonne, Strahovski, Stateless (TV Program, Dusseldorp, Marta (1973-

Cate Blanchett Signs First-Look Production Deal With New Republic

Cate Blachett has signed a first-look feature film production deal for her Dirty Films production company with New Republic Pictures, headed by Brian Oliver and Bradley Fischer. Blanchett and Fischer previously worked together on “The House With a Clock in its Walls” and “Truth.” Dirty Films, founded by Blanchett and Andrew Upton, recently executive produced […]
Tags: House, Cate Blanchett, New Republic, Fischer, Andrew Upton, Blanchett, Brian Oliver, New Republic Pictures, Cate Blachett, Bradley Fischer Blanchett, Truth Dirty Films

Cate Blanchett suffers chainsaw accident on lockdown in East Sussex

The actor has sustained a ‘nick to the head’ in what she told former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard was a minor incidentCate Blanchett has sustained a cut to the head following a chainsaw accident at her home in East Sussex.The Oscar-winning actor, who relocated from Sydney to Crowborough last year, was asked how lockdown was going by former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard on her podcast last week. Continue reading...
Tags: Celebrity, Film, Life and style, UK News, Culture, Sydney, Julia Gillard, Cate Blanchett, East Sussex, Crowborough, Blanchett

Cate Blanchett Officially Boards Eli Roth’s Borderlands!

Cate Blanchett Officially Boards Eli Roth’s Borderlands! Lionsgate has announced that two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine, The Aviator) has closed a deal to star in director Eli Roth’s adaptation of Borderlands! The project reunites Blanchett with Roth after starring in the director’s hit film The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which opened #1 at the box office. RELATED: Cate Blanchett in Talks to Portray Lilith in Borderlands! Blanchett will lead the cast as L...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, House, Caa, Thor, Emmy, Cate Blanchett, James Gray, Eli Roth, Janelle Monae, Adam Mckay, Don, Roth, Cate, Blanchett, Craig Mazin

Cate Blanchett to Officially Star in Eli Roth’s ‘Borderlands’

Cate Blanchett has officially closed a deal to star in director Eli Roth’s movie adaptation of the video game “Borderlands” at Lionsgate. Blanchett will portray Lilith, a legendary thief equipped with magical skills. Lionsgate announced the deal on Thursday, a month after Variety first reported the attachment. The project reunites Blanchett with Roth after starring […]
Tags: News, Lionsgate, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Variety, Roth, Blanchett, Borderlands, Lionsgate Blanchett

The Mythic Performances That Are Keeping Me Company

Unforgettable moments lost to time, from Christopher Plummer to Jennifer Holliday, now more than ever remind us of theater’s special resonance.
Tags: News, Theater, Jones, Cherry, Michael, Mark, HARRIS, Jennifer, Christopher, Holliday, Jennifer Holliday, Angela, Beale, Len, Rylance, Urie

Cate Blanchett in Talks to Join Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up

Cate Blanchett in talks to join Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up According to Collider, Two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) is currently in negotiations to star opposite Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook) in Netflix’s forthcoming sci-fi satirical comedy film Don’t Look Up from Adam McKay. The project was originally supposed to start its filming in April but due the ongoing global pandemic, it was delayed to an unknown date. In addition, Variety report...
Tags: Hbo, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Australia, Netflix, Queens, Donald Trump, Cate Blanchett, James Gray, Gray, Adam Mckay, McKay, Ripley, Astra, Blanchett, Movie News

Cate Blanchett Joins Next Films from Adam McKay and James Gray

How about a double dose of Blanchett, baby?! Cate Blanchett is keeping busy as she becomes attached to two different new projects. First: the Carol star is set to join Jennifer Lawrence in Adam McKay‘s Don’t Look Up for Netflix. Then: Blanchett is also joining the cast of Armageddon Time, the latest film from Ad Astra director James Gray. Don’t Look Up Don’t Look Up, a Netflix movie from director Adam McKay, is set to add Cate Blanchett to its cast, per Collider. The movie “centers on two ...
Tags: Comedy, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Queens, Cate-Blanchett, James Gray, Eli Roth, Carol, Gray, Adam-McKay, Don, Variety, McKay

Cate Blanchett in Talks To Portray Lilith in Borderlands!

Cate Blanchett in talks to portray Lilith in Borderlands! Lionsgate’s adaptation of the hit Gearbox Software game franchise Borderlands is taking major strides as not only did they land Eli Roth (The House With a Clock In Its Walls) to helm the adaptation but now Thor: Ragnarok‘s Cate Blanchett has entered talks to portray siren Lilith, according to Variety. RELATED: Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie Adaptation for Lionsgate Roth is directing the project on a script from Craig Mazin (Ch...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, House, Paul Feig, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Blanchett, Avi, Randy Pitchford, James Myers, Ragnarok, Borderlands, Movie News, Erik Feig, Strauss Zelnick

‘Borderlands’ Movie Casts Cate Blanchett as Lilith

Eli Roth‘s Borderlands movie just landed a surprising cast member: Cate Blanchett. Blanchett will play Lilith, one of the four playable characters in the original Borderlands game who has remained a supporting character in the franchise ever since. In the mythology of the game, Lilith is “from the planet Dionysus and is one of six Sirens, a group of women with unbelievable powers.” Blanchett and Roth previously worked together on The House with a Clock in Its Walls. Variety has the scoop on ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Casting, Pandora, House, Chernobyl, Cate-Blanchett, Eli-Roth, Craig, Video Game, Roth, Blanchett, Craig Mazin, Nathan Kahane, Borderlands, Lionsgate Films

What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

In quarantine, people are inadvertently exposing their reading habits — embarrassing, surprising and impressive.
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Hulu's 35 notable original TV shows, ranked from worst to best by critics

Hulu has bolstered its slate of original TV shows in recent years with critically acclaimed comedies like "Shrill," "Pen15," and "Ramy." It's also the streaming home of FX programming, including exclusive originals like "Devs" and "Mrs. America." We ranked 35 notable Hulu originals by their Rotten Tomatoes critic scores, from "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Act." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Since "The Handmaid's Tale" won the Emmy for best drama series in 2017, Hulu has ...
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‘Mrs. America’ Review: The Voice of an E.R.A.

Packed with stunning performances, the limited series tells a sweeping story of women’s rights revolutionaries — and a formidable counterrevolutionary.
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‘Mrs. America’ Depicts a Different Kind of Feminist: The Anti- Kind

The new FX series stars Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly, who helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s — and set the terms of a debate that continues today.
Tags: Television, News, America, Cate Blanchett, Rose, Gloria, Steinem, Byrne, Phyllis, Cate, Blanchett, Schlafly, Phyllis Schlafly, FX (TV Network, Mrs America (TV Program