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Pop Culture Imports: ‘Let the Sunshine In,’ ‘Inuyasha,’ ‘Priceless,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Love, or heartbreak, is in the air, depending on what foreign-language film or show you’re watching from this week’s Pop Culture Imports column. Is there a reason for the selection of romance-themed titles? Who can say? But whatever the case, it’s time to bask in the middle-aged heartbreak of the best Claire Denis-Juliette Binoche collaboration Let the Sunshine In, or watch two hustlers ...
Tags: Amazon, Japan, Hollywood, Movies, France, Features, Alaska, Tokyo, Denis, Hulu, Audrey Hepburn, Priceless, Isabella, Nick Miller, Tiffany, Roland Barthes

Netflix Adapting Sci-Fi Young Adult Novel ‘The Upper World’ into a Movie Starring Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya‘s career skyrocketed after starring in Jordan Peele’s incredible horror movie Get Out. Since then, he’s been relegated to key supporting roles in the likes of Black Panther and Widows, and an unfortunately overlooked but fantastic lead performance in Queen & Slim. But Netflix might be able to help Daniel Kaluuya get more attention since they’ve just picked up the movie rights to an adaptation of Femi Fadugba‘s debut sci-fi young adult novel The Upper World, in which the actor is ...
Tags: UK, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, United States, United Kingdom, Adaptation, Harpercollins, Oxford University, Jordan Peele, Esso, Eric Newman, Bryan Unkeless, Daniel Kaluuya

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since. (AMZN)

In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, both Bezos and Sanchez have finalized their respective divorces and have embarked on a whirlwind roman...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Hollywood, Microsoft, California, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, India, Los Angeles, Trends, Spain, Fox, Bill Gates, Italy, Novak Djokovic, Beverly Hills

Idris Elba to Star in Apple’s Spy Thriller Film From Simon Kinberg

Idris Elba to star in Apple’s spy thriller film from Simon Kinberg Following a competitive bidding war against other studios, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Apple has successfully won the rights to Simon Kinberg’s untitled spy thriller film with Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba (The Wire, Avengers: Infinity War) signing on for the leading role. Elba is also set to produce along with Kinberg and Audrey Chon of Genre Films RELATED: Idris Elba Reveals Luther Film is ‘This Close’ t...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Movies, Africa, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Golden Globe, Elba, Simon Kinberg, Kinberg, Movie News, Ultron Thor, Hobbs Shaw, Audrey Chon, Ricky Staub, Mrs Smith Elba

‘Evil Eye’ First Look: Revenge, Reincarnation, and Indian Mythology Come to Blumhouse

What if you suspected that your daughter’s new fiancé was the reincarnation of a man who tried to kill you 30 years ago? That’s the clever and creepy premise behind Evil Eye, a new Blumhouse horror movie that puts South Asian characters and mythology front-and-center. Directed by twin brother filmmakers  Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, Evil Eye is part of the upcoming Welcome to the Blumhouse program, which will see a number of films from diverse filmmakers debut on Amazon this October. And wh...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, India, Features, Netflix, United States, New Orleans, Elan, Delhi India, Blumhouse, Sandeep, Usha, Pallavi, Rajeev

Inside the creation of TikTok star Addison Rae's new brand Item Beauty, from the first pitch to product development

Addison Rae Easterling, the TikTok star with over 55 million followers, launched Item Beauty, her first brand, on August 11. Easterling recently came in No. 1 on Forbes' highest-earning TikTok stars list and was estimated to have made $5 million in yearly income. Easterling launched Item Beauty in partnership with Madeby Collective, a brand incubator that uses data from its sister company Ipsy to develop new beauty brands and products.  Business Insider spoke with Easterling, her team at talen...
Tags: Hollywood, Etsy, La, Trends, WME, American Eagle, Ipsy, Forbes, Devlin, Addison, Rogue, Easterling, Addison Rae, Alex Devlin, Addison Rae Easterling, Madeby

DC FanDome Unveils Full Schedule of Film & TV Panels!

DC FanDome unveils full schedule of film & TV panels! Ahead of next week’s highly-anticipated launch of Warner Bros’ DC FanDome, the full list of film and TV panels have been revealed along with its assigned schedule. The first-ever virtual event will be available to all fans around the world for 24 hours with over 100 hours of content that is expected to be available in 10 languages including English, French, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, German, Brazil Portuguese and Chinese. ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Hollywood, London, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Superman, Cnn, Netflix, United States, Philippines, Nba, Brazil, TV News, The Cw

Hollywood's 'New Normal' Could Be Leaving U.S. Workers and Older Actors in the Dust

Nothing is “business as usual” in a world —especially in the United States, which is sitting at over 5 million cases and 160,000 deaths. Even though they are keeping safety in mind, several studios are rushing to get things moving again. According to two recent reports, that means moving U.S.…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Unions, Disney, Netflix, United States, Streaming, Universal, Colin Trevorrow, Avatar 2, The Witcher, Avatar 2 5, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Jurassic World Dominion

‘Blazing Saddles’ Gets a New Intro on HBO Max Providing “Proper Social Context”

After making headlines by briefly pulling Gone with the Wind and restoring it with a video introduction explaining the historical context about the time the movie was released, HBO Max has added another introduction to a different movie in its streaming library. Mel Brooks‘ 1974 classic Blazing Saddles, a film that’s widely regarded as one of the best comedies ever made, has received a new introduction from Turner Classic Movies host Jacqueline Stewart, providing the “proper social context” for...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Western, America, Mel-Brooks, Tcm, Blazing Saddles, Stewart, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Turner Classic Movies, Jacqueline Stewart, Gossip/Controversy, Cleavon Little

Dennis Quaid, the actor, adopts Dennis Quaid, the cat

Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid has a new furry friend -- a cute black rescue cat. Its name? Dennis Quaid.
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Dennis Quaid adopts Dennis Quaid, the cat

Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid has a furry new friend -- a cute black rescue cat. Its name? Dennis Quaid.
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Kamala Harris brings energy, dollars and more to Biden campaign

BY ALEXANDRA JAFFE and WILL WEISSERT | Associated Press WILMINGTON, Del. — In her first two days as Joe Biden’s running mate, Kamala Harris has fired off the campaign’s sharpest criticism of President Donald Trump’s shortcomings. She has vouched for Biden’s character on race and more. And the enthusiasm surrounding her historic candidacy has brought in a record $36 million, including contributions from 150,000 new donors. The campaign hopes it is just the beginning. With less than three months b...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, Congress, California, White House, Sacramento, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Presidential Election

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Jurassic Park' to 'Work It'

"Jurassic Park" is a hit on Netflix after leaving Peacock, and Netflix's original movie "Work It" is popular with users. Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Jurassic Park" quickly departed NBCUniversal's new streaming ...
Tags: Hollywood, US, Trends, Bbc, Netflix, New York Times, Jurassic Park, Guardian, Rotten Tomatoes, Steven Spielberg, Malibu, Dennis, Wilson, Big Apple, Hughes, Peacock

'Jackass' Steve-O duct tapes self to Hollywood billboard in diaper, removed by fire department

"Jackass" star Steve-0 required Los Angeles Fire Department assistance after duct taping himself to a billboard overlooking Hollywood on Thursday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, News, Usa Today, Steve, Los Angeles Fire Department

AMC Theaters Plans to Open More Than 100 Locations in U.S. Starting August 20

AMC Theaters has released its plans to reopen theaters in the U.S., with an aim to open two-thirds of its locations by the date of Tenet‘s U.S. theatrical release. Starting August 20, AMC plans to open more than 100 theaters, and continue opening locations “such that about two-thirds of our theatres across the country should be open no later than September 3.” AMC Theaters has detailed its reopening plans in an email to customers sent Wednesday. The company, the largest theater chain in the ...
Tags: Europe, Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Amc, United States, Middle East, Exhibition, Amc Theatres, Tenet, AMC Theaters, Merv, Adam Aron, Business and Industry News, 20th Century Studios New Mutants

/Filmcast Ep. 579 – She Dies Tomorrow

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss buying, renting, and waiting for Mulan on Disney Plus. Find out why only one of the co-hosts got a sneak peek of the new Lovecraft Country show. For the feature review, the cast watches She Dies Tomorrow, a film written and directed by Amy Seimetz. Check out the photoshopped Slashfilmcast Twitter thread here and the Slashfellas poster here. Tag your recommendation to the Slashfilmcast at #Slashtag on Twitter. Weekly Plugs: David – Telling my parents they’l...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Movies, Youtube, Disney, David, Jeff, Engadget, Joanna, Slashfilmcast, The Show, David Devindra, Lovecraft Country, Jeff Cannata, Kyle Hillinger, Devindra

'Jackass' Steve-O duct tapes self to Hollywood billboard in diaper, is removed by fire department

"Jackass" star Steve-0 required Los Angeles Fire Department assistance after duct taping himself to a billboard overlooking Hollywood on Thursday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, News, Usa Today, Steve, Los Angeles Fire Department

Joe Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris has held prominent roles in California politics since 2004. Here are the tech moguls and A-list Hollywood bigwigs who have supported her over the years.

On August 11, Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president on his 2020 ticket. Harris, a Democratic senator for California, has also held positions as district attorney for San Francisco and attorney general for the state. She has homes in both LA and San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned for Harris in Iowa in December 2019. Forbes reported that an overwhelming majority of her 2019 donors came from California and she unsurprisingly has a fan base in the two...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Jobs, Instagram, Nbc, California, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Aaron Sorkin, La, Stanford, Senate, Massachusetts, Politico

Rooftop movies start this weekend at The Montalbán theater

Thanks to the The Montalbán theater, going to the movies during the novel coronavirus pandemic doesn’t have to just be a fantasy. The Hollywood theater, which is named after actor Ricardo Montalbán of “Fantasy Island” fame, will launch its Rooftop Movies at The Montalbán series Friday, Aug. 14. The three-weekend series will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings through Aug. 30 with a single movie screened each night. It’s starts Aug. 14 with 2017s “La La Land,” followed the next evenin...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Amc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Spike Lee, Bob, Quentin Tarantino, Jay, West Hollywood, San Fernando Valley, Montalbán, Ricardo Montalban, Top Stories LADN, Movies + TV

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Filming Safety Protocols Being Used as Model for Productions Amid Pandemic

Jurassic World: Dominion is one of the first major Hollywood studio films to resume filming amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and as such, has found itself the unwitting “guinea pig” for how a film production can work in a pre-vaccine world. The production for the Jurassic World sequel began in July in Pinewood Studios in the U.K., where cast and crew were greeted with a 107-page safety manual detailing all the Jurassic World: Dominion filming safety protocols — protocols that may set t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Australia, Berlin, Marvel, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Austin, Britain, New York Times, New Zealand, Sony, Nyt, Universal, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard

Hollywood Movie Production Restarts (But Not In Hollywood)

Hollywood has been unable to restart production on its own soundstages in California because of surging infections in the state, plodding negotiations with unions over protocols and the time it takes to get test results. So big movie studios, under pressure to get their production assembly lines running again, have focused on overseas shooting. The “Avatar” sequels are filming again in New Zealand. Sony Pictures has “Uncharted,” its adaptation of a popular video game, going in Berlin. – The New...
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Media, California, Berlin, New Zealand, Sony Pictures, 08.13.20

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Sets First Look Film Deal with Sony Pictures

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Sets First Look Film Deal with Sony Pictures Appian Way Productions – the film and television production company founded by Leonardo DiCaprio and co-run by Jennifer Davisson – has closed a multi-picture, multi-year first-look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment to produce scripted feature films. The companies are already in development on two projects. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoR...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Michael Jordan, Sony, Leonardo Dicaprio, Tom Brady, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Leo, Sony Pictures, Quentin Tarantino, Romeo, Martin Scorsese, Tom, Golden Globe, Jennifer, DiCaprio

These seniors are posing as Hollywood stars to raise money for Alzheimer's research

With each flash of the camera, the beautiful people "smize" with their eyes and work their best angles. The glitzy group are all seniors from a Washington state assisted living community, and proceeds from sales of the calendar go to the Alzheimer's Association.
Tags: Hollywood, Washington, Cnn

Clayton Davis Joins Variety as Film Awards Editor

Clayton Davis, an experienced journalist who has covered film awards season for 15 years on his website, is joining Variety as film awards editor as of Sept. 1. As the editor-in-chief and owner of AwardsCircuit, Davis has become an influential voice in Hollywood when it comes to covering the annual Oscar race. At Variety, […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Clayton Davis, Clayton Davis Joins Variety, AwardsCircuit Davis

The Very Best Retro Game Consoles

Modern video games and consoles offer a narrative experience that rivals Hollywood blockbusters, but also require a hefty commitment of your time to play through. Sometimes you just want to dive into the action, and your favorite 8 and 16-bit games of yesteryear are perfect for that. Retro gaming is more popular than…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Hollywood, Science, Video Games, Tech, Retro, Consumer Tech, Retro Gaming

Annie Murphy On ‘Schitt’s Creek’: ‘I’m Really Proud Where Alexis Rose Left Off’

(CBS Local)– Actor Annie Murphy almost quit acting before she landed a life-changing role on “Schitt’s Creek” with Eugene Levy, Dan Levy and Catherine O’Hara. Murphy hadn’t worked in almost two years, her apartment had burnt down and she had very little money to her name. Fast forward a few years and Murphy is now a household name in Hollywood and “Schitt’s Creek” became one of the most popular shows on TV. The sixth and final season of the comedy about the Rose family aired on Pop TV earlier th...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Amc, Netflix, Cbs, Only CBS, Rose, Murphy, Barker Hangar, Santa Monica California, Creek, Dan Levy, CBS Local, Annie Murphy, Eugene Levy, DJ Sixsmith

‘I always knew I was wired differently’: why David Arquette went from Hollywood to wrestling

He was the star of the Scream films, became a heavyweight world champion – and, with the deaths of his sister Alexis and best friend Luke Perry, still has demons to grapple withI always had a soft spot for David Arquette. From the first time I spotted him, in a bit part in Beverly Hills 90210, and ever after, whether he was playing the dorky policeman in the Scream films, carrying offbeat indie films such as Dream with the Fishes, or playing a Jewish rebel in the Holocaust film The Grey Zone, he...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Culture, Beverly Hills, Wrestling, Vanity Fair, Alexis, David Arquette, Wes Craven, Luke Perry, Rosanna Patricia, Grey Zone, Comedy films, Leonardo DiCaprio Will Smith

‘Hanna’ Star Mireille Enos Is Still Hoping for a ‘World War Z’ Sequel (Listen)

Mireille Enos would love to make people laugh, but she hasn’t really had the chance to do so during her two decades in Hollywood. Her list of credits includes playing JoDean Marquart in “Big Love,” Sarah Linden in “The Killing” and most recently CIA assassin Marissa Wiegler in the Amazon Prime adaptation of the 2019 […]
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, News, Podcasts, Cia, World War Z, Hanna, Mireille Enos, Sarah Linden, Marissa Wiegler, The Big Ticket, JoDean Marquart

Antitrust Rules Against Studios Owning Movie Theaters Struck Down (Will That Save The Theaters?)

Known as the Paramount Consent Degrees, the regulations followed from a 1948 U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering Hollywood studios to sell off their national cinema chains; a US District Court judge has ruled that the current distribution landscape, including streaming, means those rules are no longer necessary. With chains reeling from the coronavirus lockdown (and AMC in particular facing bankruptcy), maybe Amazon and Netflix should just buy themselves chains? (Disney, no doubt, will.) – Wired ...
Tags: Amazon, Art, Hollywood, Media, Amc, Disney, Netflix, US District Court, U S Supreme Court, 08.11.20

Piers Morgan's £4.2million Hollywood home revealed: see inside

As well as a townhouse in West London and a country retreat in the East Sussex village of...
Tags: Hollywood, West London, East Sussex