Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley’s ‘Chaos Walking’ Lands Spring 2019 Release Date

Tweet Chaos Walking — starring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley — will hit theaters on March 1, 2019. Doug Liman is directing the post-apocalyptic thriller, an adaptation of the best-selling YA novel by Patrick Ness, for Lionsgate. The story takes place in a world where all women have been killed by a germ and all living creatures can hear one another’s thoughts in a stream of images, words...
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Christopher Nolan Didn’t Know How Famous Harry Styles Was

Tweet Styles, 23, who gained fame with One Direction and recently launched his solo career, plays a British soldier in Nolan’s suspense-thriller. Director Christopher Nolan and actor Mark Rylance didn’t know quite how famous Harry Styles was before Dunkirk. The young people in their lives certainly did. “I don’t think I was that aware really of how famous Harry was”...
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Slinkies to Thighmasters: Hollywood’s Most Powerful People Reveal the Most Surprising Object on Their Desk

Tweet From Magic 8 Balls (“It’s at least 50 percent right!”) to Silly Putty (“the best stress/creativity tool ever created”), an unlikely variety of gadgets, toys and more can be found in the offices of entertainment’s top execs, creators and stars. You can discover a lot about a person just by looking at their desk. Are they messy or organized? A pragmatist or...
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‘Emperor’ Producer Paul Breuls Arrested on Fraud Allegations

Tweet The founder of Belgium production company Corsan is accused of tax violations and money laundering. Paul Breuls, founder and head of bankrupt Belgium production group Corsan, has been detained by local authorities as part of an ongoing investigation into fraud allegations against his company. Breuls has been held in detention in Antwerp since June 21. The Public Prosecutor’s Office in...
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‘Men in Black’: Making the $1 Million Music Video That Defined Summer 1997

Tweet Over Fourth of July weekend twenty years ago, moviegoers learned the good guys dress in black. The previous July, Will Smith had started his journey to being one of the biggest movie stars in the world with Independence Day, and Men in Black proved that July belonged to the rapper-turned-actor. Men in Black was a smash, trailing only The Lost World: Jurassic Park at the box-office summer...
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‘Men in Black’: Making the $1 Million Music Video That Defined Summer 1997

Tweet Over Fourth of July weekend twenty years ago, moviegoers learned the good guys dress in black. The previous July, Will Smith had started his journey to being one of the biggest movie stars in the world with Independence Day, and Men in Black proved that July belonged to the rapper-turned-actor. Men in Black was a smash, trailing only The Lost World: Jurassic Park at the box-office summer...
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‘Top Gun’ Sequel Flying Into Summer 2019

Tweet Maverick will fly again in summer 2019. Paramount has set the release date for it’s Top Gun sequel as July 12, 2019. Tom Cruise, who once again will play the lead, has said the film will be titled Top Gun: Maverick and that he expected to begin filming by the end of the year. Oblivion director Joseph Kosinski is circling the sequel to the 1986 hit, which follows fighter pilots as they...
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‘Baby Driver’ Stunt Coordinator: “We Tried to Do Everything in Camera”

Tweet Some very real high octane car chases have helped steer Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, which opens today, to enthusiastic reviews (98% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes). “We tried to do everything in camera; 99 percent was practical,” confirmed Darrin Prescott, the film’ stunt coordinator and second unit director. Baby Driver follows Ansel Elgort as getaway driver Baby, who drives to his...
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Paul De Rolf, Choreographer for ‘Petticoat Junction’ and Spielberg’s ’1941,’ Dies at 74

Tweet The dancer, actor and director passed away on Thursday in Australia. Paul De Rolf, the choreographer, dancer and actor best known for his work on The Seven Little Foys, The Ten Commandments, Petticoat Junction and Steven Spielberg’s 1941 has died, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He was 74. De Rolf passed away on Thursday in Australia from Alzheimer’s disease. De Rolf acted opposite...
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Directors Guild Elects Thomas Schlamme as New President

Tweet The announcement was made during the Guild’s biennial convention on Saturday. Director Thomas Schlamme has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America as voted by the delegates at the Guild’s national biennial convention at the DGA national headquarters in Los Angeles. “It is a tremendous honor to be chosen by my peers to lead our Guild, and I greatly look forward to...
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