Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to play the villainous Mysterio in Sony Pictures’ sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. Talks are underway right now for Gyllenhaal to join the long line of Spidey villains. Gyllenhaal is booked to star this fall in The American, the BRON-financed and Cary Fukunaga-directed drama about the life of iconic composer Leonard Bernstein, which Gyllenhaal is starring […]

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Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce television shows and films for the streaming service. The deal will give Mr. Obama an international television platform during his post-presidency, allowing him to reach millions of people in […]

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The return of Arrested Development on Netflix isn’t without a fair share of drama. Not only are members of the cast upset about the recut version of season 4 and payment they may be owed due to its expanded episode count, but there is also the matter of Jeffrey Tambor. The actor is still in the middle of the harassment controversy that led […]

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Atrium TV, the drama-commissioning club for pay-TV platforms and telcos, has set out a new slate that includes shows from Michael Douglas, Ava DuVernay, David Simon, and the producers of “Sherlock.” “Quasimodo,” which was shown to Atrium members last October, will also move forward, joining the already-announced moon-landing project “One Giant Leap” from veteran producer Mike Medavoy. Atrium […]

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Superheroes continued to dominate the box office over the weekend as Ryan Reynolds and Fox’s Deadpool 2 bowed to $125 million domestically and $301 million globally after scoring the biggest foreign debut ever for an R-rated title. After falling off more than expected on Saturday, the sequel couldn’t match the North American opening of the first Deadpool, which […]

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The Twitter data is in and the social-media users of the world have spoken: Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon and Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s performance of the “Ave Maria” on cello were the most tweeted-about moments of the royal wedding on Twitter. With 40,000 tweets per minute and 28,000 tweets per minute, respectively, the bishop and musician were surprise […]

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The 2018 Cannes Film Festival came to an end as this year’s competition jury announced which films won the festival’s biggest prizes, including the Palme d’Or. Cate Blanchett served as jury president this year, with Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve, Lea Seydoux, and Ava DuVernay all on the jury as well. This year’s Cannes competition included titles such […]

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“We have the queen, and you have Donald Trump,” says Nigel Lythgoe. The U.K.-born reality producer won’t be attending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding. But as a close royal observer and occasional collaborator (he’s been a dancer, choreographer, director and executive producer for the Royal Variety Performance, an annual televised fundraiser), he’s toasting […]

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The highly anticipated wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday will begin at noon London time, meaning that many international fans planning to watch the nuptials will have to schedule accordingly. Royal family devotees will have plenty of ways to tune into the royal wedding come the weekend, with CBS, ABC, BBC America, TLC, HBO, Hallmark, and E! all […]

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Meghan Markle will make a striking feminist statement in her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday, choosing not to be chaperoned for much of the procession down the aisle of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, CNN has learned. In an unprecedented step for a royal bride in the UK, Markle will walk unescorted down the aisle of the […]

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