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Academy launches ‘Gold’ diversity internship enhancement program this summer

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from four additional industry partners – AMC Networks, Moving Picture Institute, Telsey + Company, and Xperi – to participate in Academy Gold, an entertainment industry-wide internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. Each of the now 26 ...

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Wolfe Releasing acquires Yen Tan’s family drama ‘1985’ starring Cory Michael Smith, Virginia Madsen and Michael Chiklis

Wolfe Releasing has announced today that it has acquired writer director Yen Tan’s 1985, starring Cory Michael Smith (FOX’s Gotham), Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Emmy and Golden Globe winner Michael Chiklis (FX’s The Shield) and Jamie Chung (FOX’s The Gifted and ABC’s Once Upon a Time), for a theatrical release this October. The Texas-set family drama had its ...

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Trailer and poster for Sundance and Frameline hit ‘Skate Kitchen’ from Magnolia Pictures

In the first narrative feature from The Wolfpack director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder (newcomer Rachelle Vinberg) from Long Island, meets and befriends an all-girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen. She falls in with the in-crowd, has a falling-out with her mother, and falls for a mysterious skateboarder guy (Jaden Smith), but a relationship with ...

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Michael B. Jordan returns for the fight of his life in ‘Creed II’ trailer

Michael B. Jordan, already having a hot year with Black Panther (which earned him an MTV Movie Award) is back this fall in the continuing story of the Oscar-nominated box-office hit Creed in Creed II. Official synopsis: Creed II is directed by Steven Caple Jr. and also stars Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Russell Hornsby, Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu, Andre Ward, Phylicia ...

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Steve Carell brings his dolls to life in electrifying ‘Welcome to Marwen’ trailer

Fantasy becomes reality becomes fantasy in this wild first look at Oscar nominee Steve Carell (Foxcatcher) in Welcome to Marwen from Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away). Based on the extraordinary 2010 Marwencol, Welcome to Marwen tells the story of an artist, Mark Hogancamp, who was savagely beaten outside a bar by neo-Nazis. He survived by was left penniless and ...

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TCA Awards Nominations: ‘Killing Eve’ makes a killing

The Television Critics Association (TCA) has announced its nominations for the best in TV for the 2017-2018 season and the BBC American breakout hit Killing Eve slayed the competition with a field-best five nominations including Program of the Year and two Individual Achievement in Drama mentions for both Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer. The final season of FX’s The Americans also ...

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Buckle up, hennys; VH1 renews the Emmy-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race and Untucked

VH1 today announced that Emmy® Award-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race, has been greenlit for a new season, bringing viewers more sickening queens and killer lip syncs. The new season will follow a record-breaking season 10, which is currently the most watched in franchise history. Additionally, the network renewed the Emmy® Award-nominated aftershow, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, which provides an intimate look ...

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Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ takes flight next March; here’s the first trailer

The animated Disney classic Dumbo is getting a live-action makeover from Oscar-nominated director Tim Burton and features a cast of some of his more famous talent from his most famous films, including Michael Keaton (Batman, Batman Returns, Beetlejuice) and Danny DeVito (Batman Returns). Burton’s reimagining of Dumbo loosely adapts the from animated original and features Colin Farrell as a soldier ...

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