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Jon Stewart Makes First Fox News Channel Appearance Since ‘O’Reilly Factor’ In 2014

Jon Stewart today will make his first appearance on Fox News Channel since appearing on Bill O’Reilly’s primetime program back in 2014. Stewart will appear at 3 PM ET, on Shep Smith’s program; in the pre-taped interview, the former The Daily Show host continues to champion the World Trade Center Health Program, which provides medical […]

Harvey Weinstein Assistant Feature In The Works From Kitty Green & James Schamus – Toronto

Casting JonBenet filmmaker Kitty Green is in pre-production on her next film, a feature-length fictional work, that tells the story of the day in the life of one of Harvey Weinstein’s assistants. The new film, currently untitled, is produced by the same team that made Green’s Casting JonBenet: Scott Macaulay, and James Schamus. To create the film, […]

‘Rio’: ‘Patrick Melrose’s Edward Berger To Helm Benedict Cumberbatch & Jake Gyllenhaal In Steve Knight-Penned Thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Melrose Emmy nominee Edward Berger has been set to direct Rio, the Steven Knight-penned psychological thriller that’s in advanced development from Studiocanal, SunnyMarch and Nine Stories. This is the project that I told you about last year with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jake Gyllenhaal being courted to star. Their attachments are now confirmed and […]

Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn Exit ‘Project Runway’, Team With Amazon For New Fashion Reality Series

When Project Runway relaunches on Bravo, it will be without its signature stars, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn. The Emmy-winning Project Runway hosts are exiting the acclaimed unscripted series after 16 seasons, and will develop, produce and headline a new fashion reality series for Amazon Prime Video, which will premiere globally in over 200 countries […]

Donald Trump Tweet Tackles Nike, Bob Woodward, But Mum On “Anomonous” Op-Ed Author

“What was Nike thinking?” President Donald Trump tweeted the morning after his Billings, Montana rally. Answer of course is “Same thing you are, sir,” gloming on to a hot-button issue that has put the company in the headlines heading into NFL season. Just like Trump began using Colin Kaepernick to his advantage for months to […]

Oscars: South Korea Selects Lee Chang-Dong’s ‘Burning’ For Foreign Language Race

Lee Chang-dong‘s drama Burning has been selected by South Korea as its submission for the Foreign Language Oscar race this year. Burning made its debut at Cannes in May where it won the FIPRESCI. It’s also headed for Toronto, Fantastic Fest and the New York Film Festival. The film, loosely based on Haruki Murakami’s short […]

Rosalind Ross Set To Script Pirate Tale ‘Black Sam’ For Identity Films, Hyperion & Sea Change Media

EXCLUSIVE: Identity Films, Hyperion Media Group and Sea Change Media set Black List writer Rosalind Ross to script Black Sam, the true-life story of vigilante pirate Samuel Bellamy. Casey Affleck will produce under his Sea Change Media banner, along with Anthony Mastromauro for Identity Films and Hyperion’s Michael Mailis. Sea Change’s head of development and […]

‘Life Itself’ Director Dan Fogelman: My Unabashed Belief In The Essential Nature Of Sentimentality – Guest Column

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the creator of NBC hit This is Us, Dan Fogelman has been breaking the nation’s hearts on a weekly basis on television. Tomorrow, his second feature film Life Itself, featuring an all-star cast including Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin, Jean Smart, Olivia Cooke, Antonio Banderas, Laia Costa and Samuel […]

USC Report Again Finds Most Film Critics Are White Men; Urges Studios To Press News Orgs For Change

A new report from USC‘s Dr. Stacy Smith on the race and gender of film critics is urging the major studios to press news organizations to create a more diverse pool of critics to review their movies. The report, based on the reviews of the 300 top-grossing films from 2015 to 2017 as posted on […]

Tom Waller To Direct Thai Rescue Drama ‘The Cave’: Hot Toronto Package

EXCLUSIVE: In another hot package unveiled for buyers here in Toronto, Tom Waller is set to direct his script The Cave, a drama about the harrowing rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team, after 12 boys aged 11-16 and their coach got trapped earlier this summer in the Tham Luang Cave in Thailand. The rescue […]