Patricia Heaton Developing Project Based on Jeffrey Epstein Articles (EXCLUSIVE)
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The number of straight from the headlines projects seems to be increasing by the day, and Patricia Heaton is the latest to get in on the act.
How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.
Quentin Tarantino Defends 'Arrogant' Portrayal of Bruce Lee in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Quentin Tarantino responded to criticisms of the "arrogant" portrayal of Bruce Lee in his latest film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," claiming that it isn't so inaccurate after all.
Hollywood studio cancels 'The Hunt' movie release after criticism
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings.
Injured 'Fast & Furious 9' Stuntman Out of Intensive Care
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Joe Watts, the stuntman who was injured on the set of "Fast & Furious 9," has been moved out of intensive care.
Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday.
'Game of Thrones' Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Strike Overall Deal at Netflix
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has won the battle for an overall deal with "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the streaming platform confirmed to Variety. This follows a three-way bidding war that had recently narrowed from the six major studios to Netflix, Amazon and Disney.
Film Review: 'The Kitchen'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When two movie studios launch projects built on a suspiciously similar concept -- it could be asteroid-hitting-the-earth thrillers or animated bug comedies, biopics about Truman Capote writing "In Cold Blood" or reboots of classic old monster franchises -- it's sometimes a coincidence and sometimes a case of flat-out imitation (which is the nice word for it).
China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards
BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.
CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards
BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.
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