Johnny Depp has been forced out of his role as Grindelwald in the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise. He's not the first to be usurped for a major movie part.
The house which provided the horrifying denouement in horror classic The Silence of the Lambs is up for sale.
The Oscar-winner said she thinks criticisms of the movie's mostly straight cast were fair.
The well-known screenwriter talks about his directorial debut, the struggle of making an indie movie and the status of his LEGO movie 'The Billion Brick Race'.
In celebration of National Coming Out day, reflect on these emotional, empowering and sometimes bizarre stories from show business. In a widely-celebrated and brave blog post, R&B singer and prolific songwriter Ocean revealed a tumultuous romantic relationship with another man. The admission was applauded for discussing the intersection of sexual orientation and the repression of African American male identities.
The stars shared personal stories in support of immigration and freedom of expression at UTA event.
We’re still in awe when we think about the many stunning red carpet looks at this weekend’s BAFTA Brittania Awards! From Jennifer…
Clearly Helen Hunt’s local Starbucks is so packed with celebrities, sometimes it’s tough to remember which one is which. Such was her experience yesterday, when, despite the barista discretely suggesting that offering up a name for her order would not be necessary, managed to get her mixed up with another Hollywood icon altogether. - Celebrity doppelgängers - Gillian Anderson on Bond rumours - Angelina Jolie gets professor job at LSE Gamely posting the mix-up on her Instagram page, she wrote: “Ordered my drink @Starbucks. Asked the barista if she wanted my name. She winked and said.
Jack O'Connell is just anonymous enough — for now, anyway — that unfamiliar viewers who see Money Monster are going to be stunned to discover he was brought up in Derby, England. The 25-year-old Brit nails the Queens accent, along with the borough’s blue-collar sensibilities, as Kyle Budwell, a man so enraged by a bad, savings-depleting stock tip that he takes hostage the TV financial guru (George Clooney) responsible for the bum advice. O'Connell has earned acclaim in a series of low-budget British-produced films like This Is England, Starred Up, and ‘71.
Hollywood’s current obsession with big-budget tentpoles is holding the movie business back when it comes to creating more films by and for women, Jodie Foster said at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. “They’ll make enormous movies tentpole films and they’ll be all in, kind of like a casino bet,” Foster said at Variety and Kering’s Women in Motion talk.
Having originally opened in February 1976, ‘Taxi Driver’ remains one of the most acclaimed and controversial films that De Niro and director Martin Scorcese have ever made. In honour of its 40th anniversary, New York’s Tribeca Film Festival (of which De Niro himself is one of the founders) will host a screening of the classic, followed by a talk with the principal cast and crew. After the screening on 21 April, Scorcese, De Niro, writer Paul Schrader and co-stars Jodie Foster and Cybill Sheppard will all take the stage to discuss the film and its legacy.
Accents are easy, right? YouTube a couple of vids, do two weeks of vocal training, then hope you get within 100 miles of the right country.
The latest damning study has been released as the industry awaits findings from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s ongoing investigation into the discrimination of women directors. While Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke, among others, has given lengthy testimony to the feds, there’s one prominent women director who has not been contacted: Jodie Foster. Although director and Oscar-winning actress exclusively tells Yahoo Movies that she has not been asked to speak with the EEOC, she has plenty to say about Hollywood’s culture of big-studio boys clubs.
George Clooney is having an epically bad day. As you can see in the exclusive first trailer above, the plot follows Clooney’s Lee Gates, an amped-up Wall Street wizard (think CNBC’s Jim Cramer) whose TV show gets hijacked by a disgruntled viewer, Kyle Budwell (Jack O'Connell). “This poor guy Kyle put the only amount of money he has in one stock and loses everything in nine minutes,” Foster tells Yahoo Movies.
Made the mistake of doing it twice — three times. ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ is okay. Director Jonathan Demme’s film, based on Thomas Harris’s novel, went on to sweep the board at the Oscars, with best lead performance awards for both Jodie Foster and Hopkins - despite Hopkins having under 25 minutes of screen time.