‘The Favourite’ to headline London Film Festival lineup

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” has been selected as this year’s centerpiece American Express Gala at the BFI London Film Festival, organizers announced Thursday. The English-language costume drama, which stars Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman in a tale of palace intrigue, will receive its U.K. premiere at the festival Oct. 18. The film is Oscar-nominated Lanthimos’ follow-up to “The […]

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‘The Favourite’ to headline London Film Festival lineup

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” has been selected as this year’s centerpiece American Express Gala at the BFI London Film Festival, organizers announced Thursday. The English-language costume drama, which stars Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman in a tale of palace intrigue, will receive its U.K. premiere at the festival Oct. 18. The film is Oscar-nominated Lanthimos’ follow-up to “The […]

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Ken Jeong gets emotional at ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ premiere

Warner Bros. rolled out the jade carpet for the Hollywood premiere of “Crazy Rich Asians.” With the temperature hovering around 95 degrees outside TCL Chinese Theatres on Tuesday night, everyone seemed to be talking about the weather — while blotting and wiping sweat from their faces. “Do you like how Warner Bros. managed to create Singapore-style temperatures?” producer Brad Simpson […]

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Why the producers of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ turned down all of Netflix’s cash

Sometimes money isn’t everything. In the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, the producers of “Crazy Rich Asians” explained why they turned down a “gigantic payday” from Netflix to instead make their film with Warner Bros., a traditional Hollywood studio. The reason is simple — the book’s writer, Kevin Kwan, and director, Jon M. Chu, wanted to make sure that […]

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Constance Wu tweets on ‘historic’ representation of Asian Americans in TV and film

With the release of “Crazy Rich Asians” right around the corner (Aug. 15 to be exact), the film’s star Constance Wu sent out a heartfelt and inspirational message about her journey to Hollywood and how the Jon M. Chu-directed romantic comedy, like ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” is breaking ground and blazing trails when it comes inclusion of Asian Americans […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Reveals He's Currently Filming the 'Terminator' Revival

Arnold Schwarzenegger just announced that he’s working on the the newest Terminator revival. The actor, who turns 71 today, posted a video over the weekend explaining that he was unable to attend the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) due to filming, CBR.com reports. “Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, I want to congratulate you for this great event and I’m sorry I […]

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Robin Roberts signs movie deal with Lifetime

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Robin Roberts is getting into business with the Lifetime channel. The cable channel said Thursday that it’s signed a production deal with the ABC News journalist for a series of movies and documentaries. The first project will focus on gospel singer and activist Mahalia Jackson. Next up is an account of the real-life story of Alexis […]

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