Wes Anderson on his new '50s-set film 'Asteroid City,' AI and all those TikTok videos
“Asteroid City" is among Anderson’s most charmingly chock-full creations, a much-layered, ’50s-set fusion of science fiction, midcentury theater and about a hundred other influences ranging from Looney Tunes to “Bad Day at Black Rock.”.
Depp's agent calls Heard op-ed piece on abuse 'catastrophic'
Johnny Depp’s agent says that ex-wife Amber Heard's 2018 op-ed piece in The Washington Post describing herself as a victim of domestic abuse was “catastrophic” to Depp's career and coincided with the loss of a $23 million deal for a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel.
'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes
She’s only the second woman in the history of the Globes to win, and the first since Barbra Streisand won for “Yentl” in 1984. Its star, guerilla comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, also won best actor in a comedy. “The Queen's Gambit” won best limited series, and best actress in the category for Anya Taylor-Joy. “Schitt's Creek,” the Pop TV series that found a wider audience on Netflix, won best comedy series for its final season. Catherine O'Hara also took best actress in a comedy series.
Hulu sets Mike Tyson miniseries, but the boxer punches back
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif. Hulu on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, announced it has ordered Iron Mike, a limited series about the life of boxing great Mike Tyson. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly slammed the production as “cultural misappropriation.”In a press release Thursday, Hulu said “Iron Mike” will explore “the wild, tragic and controversial life and career” of a polarizing athlete. Tyson, who is not involved in the project, criticized Hulu on social media, saying the series smacked of insensitivity. “Hulu’s announcement to do an unauthorized mini-series of the Tyson story without compensation, although unfortunate, isn’t surprising,” Tyson said in an Instagram post. The eight-episode “Iron Mike” is from the makers of “I, Tonya,” the 2017 movie that starred Margot Robbie as ice skater Tonya Harding.
'Birds of Prey' trailer puts Harley Quinn center screen
(CNN) - Harley Quinn is having a girls night -- done her way. In the new trailer for "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)," DC's demented and dynamic dame is fresh off a breakup with her beau, the Joker, and looking for "a fresh start." Mary Elizabeth Winstead (as Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (as Black Canary), Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya) and Ella Jay Basco (Cassandra Cain) round out her crew in the new movie from Warner Bros. Pictures. (CNN and Warner Bros. share parent company WarnerMedia.) The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
'Bombshell' trailer hints at Fox News drama
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The new teaser for director Jay Roach and writer Charles Randolph's movie "Bombshell" is light on dialogue. But it does give an idea about the secret alliances and whisper networks that were required for various women associated with Fox News to feel comfortable enough to go public with allegations against the network's late founder, Roger Ailes. As seen in the teaser, Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman have transformed themselves into TV journalists Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson, respectively, for this film. "Bombshell" is not the only project out this year that tackles the Fox News scandal, which resulted in Ailes' resignation as chairman and CEO in July 2016. In June, Showtime premiered the miniseries "The Loudest Voice," which starred Russell Crowe as Ailes and Naomi Watts as Carlson.
How Margot Robbie Transformed Into Sharon Tate
Actress Margot Robbie transforms into '60s style icon Sharon Tate for the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film, "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.Lauren Lepire is the owner of Timeless Vixen and helped create Robbie's vintage look for the anticipated movie. Sharon Tate was really about being an individual and being comfortable, Lepire said. Some of the iconic styles Tate donned that Robbie matches are a knit cotton dress with a turtleneck collar, an orange mini dress and go-go boots. Brad Pitt also stars in the film, and his threads are also an homage to the era. We wanted to go with handcrafted leather, a lot of brown tones, the '60s is more of a narrower collar, he said.
Sharon Tate Returns to Hollywood in New Quentin Tarantino Film 'Once Upon a Time in
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