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‘Trailer Park Boys’ Actor John Dunsworth Has Died at the Age of 71

6 hours ago | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Actor John F. Dunsworth, best known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey in the comedy series Trailer Park Boys, has died at the age of 71. The news was confirmed by Dunsworth’s daughter Sarah in an email.

“John left this world peacefully after […] »


- Aynslee Darmon

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Cher Joins ‘Mamma Mia!’ Sequel ‘Here We Go Again’

6 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cher has joined Universal’s “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!” The multi-hyphenate hinted at her appearance in the movie over the weekend in a tweet and Variety has confirmed that she has been cast in the film.

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Cher (@cher) October 15, 2017

Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, and Christine Baranski are returning, with Ol Parker writing and directing. The film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present. Lily James will play the role of Young Donna. Young versions of Rosie and Tanya will be portrayed by Alexa Davies and Jessica Keenan Wynn, respectively. Young Sam will be played by Jeremy Irvine, while Young Bill is Josh Dylan and Young Harry is Hugh Skinner.

The movie began shooting in September in the U.K. and Croatia. Littlestar’s Judy Craymer and Playtone’s Gary Goetzman, who produced the original, »


- Justin Kroll

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Good News, Mindhunter Fans - There Are More Serial Killer Confessions on the Way

6 hours ago | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

In case you haven't heard the good news, a second season of Mindhunter, Netflix's dark and gloomy (but fascinating) FBI thriller based on a true story, is officially in the works. In fact, Netflix had so much faith in the series that it renewed it for season two before season one even premiered on Friday, Oct. 13. The first season follows FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) on their mission to interview convicted serial killers like Ed Kemper and Monte Rissell to learn more about what makes them tick. Executive producer David Fincher is clearly wasting no time in preparing season two for your next Netflix binge - he already has a real-life crime lined up to explore in future episodes: the infamous Atlanta child murders. "Next year we're looking at the Atlanta child murders, so we'll have a lot more African-American music, which will be nice, »


- Quinn Keaney

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Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander Are Married

13 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Despite having both a secret engagement and a secret wedding, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are officially married! The notoriously private couple tied the knot in Ibiza on Saturday, a source told E! News. While the bride and groom were tightlipped regarding wedding details, the two stars were spotted entertaining friends and family over the weekend after arriving from Paris last week.  On Friday, the group spent the day at the beach, where they had lunch and went on a boat cruise, E! News learned. They had a professional photographer with them who took group shots of everyone. Fassbender had drinks with friends and also took time to dig for shells with some young family »


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Game of Thrones Actor Roy Dotrice Dead at 94

13 hours ago | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Actor Roy Dotrice, best known to American audiences for his brief but memorable appearance on Game of Thrones as Hallyne, died on Monday, The Guardian reports. He was 94.

Dotrice was an acclaimed stage actor, winning a Tony in 2000 for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten. He entered the Guinness Book of World Records for greatest number of solo performances by giving 1782 performances of the one-man show Brief Lives.

He's also a significant figure in the Game of Thrones universe... Read More > »


- Liam Mathews

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Fear the Walking Dead's Finale All But Confirmed Who the Crossover Character Will Be

15 October 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Fear the Walking Dead dropped the strongest hint yet about who the planned Walking Dead crossover character will be in its Season 3 finale.

Creator Robert Kirkman announced during The Walking Dead's New York Comic Con panel last week that "There is one character that is going to go from one show »


- Liam Mathews

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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor 'Coco,' 'Mudbound'

14 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Coco and Mudbound have been selected as the recipients of the animation award and the breakout ensemble award, respectively, at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awards.

The honors will be handed out Nov. 5 at a ceremony hosted by James Corden at the Beverly Hilton.

Disney-Pixar's Coco, directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, stars Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal and Benjamin Bratt in a story about a boy who, inspired by his idol, the late, great musician Ernesto de la Cruz, sets off on an adventure of music and mystery, resulting in the most unusual family reunion.

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- Kimberly Nordyke

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Luca Guadagnino Planning ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel For 2020

11 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Richard Linklater’s “Before” trilogy is famous for checking in on the relationship between Jesse and Celine (Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy) every 9 years, and Elio and Oliver from “Call Me By Your Name” will operate similarly on the big screen if Luca Guadagnino has his way. ScreenDaily reports that the Italian filmmaker is planning a sequel to his Sundance darling in which the movie will pick up with the characters three years later. Similar to the “Before” trilogy, actors Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer will match the ages of their characters.

“I want to do a sequel because Timothée ChalametArmie HammerMichael StuhlbargAmira Casar, Esther Garrel – they are all gems,” Guadagnino said during the BFI London Film Festival. “The texture we built together is very consistent. We created a place in which you believe in the world before them. They are young but they are growing up. »


- Zack Sharf

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Guillermo del Toro Is Making a Documentary About Michael Mann, Which We Hope Will Be Called ‘Mann’s Labyrinth’

11 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

While presenting the new director’s cut of “Heat” at the Lumière Film Festival, Cannes chief Thierry Frémaux made an announcement sure to please cinephiles: Guillermo del Toro is making a documentary about Michael Mann. That’s enough to make films about well-known auteurs a trend, what with Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow’s “De Palma” and Susan Lacy’s “Spielberg.”

No other information is available as of yet, though the news is in keeping with del Toro’s habit of pursuing as many different movies as possible. (His list of unrealized projects is longer than his actual filmography, with everything from “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” and “The Hobbit” to “At the Mountains of Madness” and “Silent Hills” leaving fans to wonder “what if?” forever.)

Del Toro has sung the “Collateral,” “The Last of the Mohicans,” and “Blackhat” director’s praises on Twitter, calling “Heat” both “a film that is part of the lexicon of the medium” and “a stark Western set in a hyperreal LA.”

Film: Heat by Michael Mann. Top three Mann. A film that is part of the lexicon of the medium. A stark Western set in a hyperreal La.

Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) December 20, 2015

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- Michael Nordine

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Harmony Korine Wants To Present ‘The Beach Bum’ In Odorama

10 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Originally planned to start shooting in July, cameras are still waiting to get rolling on Harmony Korine‘s next film, “The Beach Bum.” The project has Matthew McConaughey lined up to star in the stoner comedy that will follow the misadventures of the rebellious and lovable rogue Moondog. Previously, the director has described the movie as  “a cross between a Cheech and Chong movie and that movie ‘Scarecrow,’ ” but it looks like he has one more element up his sleeve to make it truly special.

Continue reading Harmony Korine Wants To Present ‘The Beach Bum’ In Odorama at The Playlist. »


- Kevin Jagernauth

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Producers Guild Votes Unanimously to Terminate Harvey Weinstein’s Membership

8 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Harvey Weinstein’s membership to the Producers Guild of America is on track for termination. “This morning, the PGA’s National Board of Directors and Officers decided by unanimous vote to institute termination proceedings concerning Harvey Weinstein’s membership,” the guild said in a statement. Guild leadership met Monday in an emergency session originally called for Saturday, following two explosive reports of sexual misconduct by Weinstein including multiple allegations of rape. Also Read: The Weinstein Company in Sale Talks With Colony Capital, Gets Emergency Cash Infusion “As required by the PGA’s Constitution, Mr. Weinstein will be given the opportunity »


- Matt Donnelly

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Lars Von Trier Denies Sexually Harassing Björk

13 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Danish director Lars von Trier has denied harassing or abusing Icelandic singer Björk during the making of the film Dancer in the Dark (2000).

On Sunday, following the allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein, Björk shared a story of her own experiences with harassment in the film industry, claiming “a Danish director” had “humiliated” and “harassed” her during the making of a film. When she refused his advances, Björk wrote, the director “sulked and punished me and created for his team an impressive net of illusion where I was framed as the difficult one.”

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Jack Gao Set to Leave China’s Wanda, Legendary Entertainment

36 minutes ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jack Gao is set to exit China’s Dalian Wanda Group and Legendary Entertainment. Gao, the senior vice president of billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group, will hand over control to Zeng Maojun, president of Wanda Film Holding Co., according to the Hollywood Reporter. The move follows up a year of tumultuous change with founder Thomas Tull having exited the company in January. Also Read: Why Wang Jianlin and Wanda's Problems are 'More Political Than Economic' (Video) A representative from Dalian Wanda Group did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment. Previously, Gao was senior vice president for News Corporation. »


- Debbie Emery

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Jeffrey Katzenberg: Harvey Weinstein Is a Monster, But Didn’t Act Alone

45 minutes ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Former Dreamworks chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg repudiated his former colleague Harvey Weinstein at Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Monday evening, but also said that Weinstein couldn‘t have acted alone — and that it was time for Hollywood to change key policies.

“Make no mistake about it: He is a monster,” Katzenberg said. However, Weinstein had not been a lone actor, but had instead been protected by other men around him. “There is a pack of wolves.”

He went on to say that abuse of power and sexual exploitation had been part of Hollywood for a long time — but that there may be a fundamental shift ahead. “You are gonna see in the coming weeks and months real action,” he said. “We cannot go on this way.”

Katzenberg said that he had spent a long time in a mode of introspection ever since the Weinstein story broke. “I do a lot »


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Jack Gao Departs Wanda Group, Legendary Entertainment

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Jack Gao, senior vice president of Dalian Wanda Group and interim CEO of Legendary Entertainment, has departed the Chinese conglomerate, Variety has confirmed.

The move comes after Wanda has been rebuffed by the Chinese government for its aggressive overseas expansion moves. Gao had been instrumental in many of those moves — some successful, others that were aborted.

Zeng Maojun, president of Wanda Film, will take the reins as Legendary’s interim leader. Founder Thomas Tull departed the studio in January, leaving it without top leadership. Mary Parent, Legendary’s head of production, is said to be staying with the Burbank-based studio.

Dalian Wanda has its roots in property development, but has expanded massively into entertainment, and latterly sports. It is controlled by billionaire Wang Jianlin, and operated through a web of listed and privately owned companies.

Wang recently made it clear that Wanda will, in the near and medium term, focus most of its energies on development within »


- Patrick Frater and Erin Nyren

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Jordan Peele, ABC's Channing Dungey to Be Feted by Aafca

56 minutes ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The African American Film Critics Association (Aafca) have named Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele and ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey among the recipients of its special achievement honors. Alcon Entertainment’s co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove and Los Angeles Film Festival president Claudia Puig will also be recognized at Aafca's special achievement luncheon in 2018 which along with its annual awards ceremony will be a "Celebration of Women in Cinema."

The success of female-helmed films this year from big-budget features including Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman to Dee Rees' anticipated Mudbound (which recently screened at Nyff) has influenced the African American »


- Arlene Washington

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Here’s Every Harvey Weinstein Accusation of Sexual Harassment and Assault

2 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Numerous actresses, colleagues and former employees have come forward with sexual harassment and assault claims against Harvey Weinstein, whose legal team asserts, “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied.” But the disgraced movie mogul has been fired from The Weinstein Company, the Motion Picture Academy and Producers Guild have expelled him, and new stories continue to roll in by the day. Here is an exhaustive list of all those who have accused him. Ashley Judd Judd’s recollection of a meeting with Weinstein “two decades ago” was the first account of sexual misconduct revealed in the Oct. 5  The New York. »


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Jack Gao Exits China's Wanda, Legendary Entertainment (Exclusive)

2 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Jack Gao, senior vp of billionaire Wang Jianlin's Dalian Wanda Group and interim CEO of Legendary Entertainment, has exited the Chinese conglomerate, sources familiar with the situation tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Zeng Maojun, president of Wanda Film Holding Co., will take the reins as Legendary's interim leader, according to sources. The studio has been without a CEO since founder Thomas Tull departed in January, following his company's sale to Wanda for $3.5 billion roughly one year prior. Zeng has recently been spending much of his time in Los Angeles, taking meetings around town and attending events. 

Mary Parent, Legendary's »


- Patrick Brzeski

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San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Calls President Trump ‘Soulless Coward’

3 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

In his latest rant against Donald Trump, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich called the president a “soulless coward” for making a false claim that Barack Obama and George W. Bush did not contact the families of U.S. soldiers killed in battle. Speaking to The Nation’s Dave Zirin, Popovich lambasted Trump for his “never-ending divisiveness” and called him a “pathological liar” who is “unfit intellectually, emotionally, and psychologically” to be president. “This man in the Oval Office is a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others,” the coach continued. Also Read: Patton Oswalt on Trump. »


- Jeremy Fuster

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'Snake Outta Compton' Trailer Is as Ridiculous as It Sounds

3 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Hollywood may have hit peak genre mashup with Snake Outta Compton.

Heat Vision is debuting the first trailer for the film, which centers on a rap group about to sign its first big record deal just as a science experiment gone wrong threatens the city of Compton.

A quick look at the trailer reveals a lot going on — there's a little bit of Training Day, Snake on a Plane and Straight Outta Compton — plus a thick-glasses waring nerd-turned-monster creator whose style may seem familiar '90s kids. 

Hank Braxtan directs the project, which he wrote with Tim Johnson, and brothers James »


- Aaron Couch

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