‘Overboard’ fares the best among a trio of new films with $14.8 million, while Charlize Theron’s ‘Tully’ opens in 7th place; Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivers justice at the specialty box office. Disney and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War continued to dominate the early summer box office over the weekend, earning $112.5 million domestically from 4,474 theaters…
May 06, 2018
Staying quiet about West’s controversial remarks proved difficult for characters played by Donald Glover and current castmembers in Saturday’s ‘A Kanye Place’ bit. In a parody of A Quiet Place called “A Kanye Place” on Saturday Night Live, a group of friends all attempted to stay quiet so as not to attract murderous monsters with…
May 06, 2018
Ryan Eggold and Janet Montgomery star in the drama, which marks the network’s first pilot-to-series order of the season. NBC officially kicked off series pickup mania Friday. The network has handed out its first pilot-to-series order of the season to medical drama New Amsterdam (formerly Bellevue). Inspired by New York’s Bellevue, the oldest public hospital…
May 05, 2018
In Starz’s Vida, the characters often speak in Spanglish, peppering their majority-English sentences with Spanish words and phrases. It’s an interesting move, especially because the show doesn’t bother to subtitle these moments in order to accommodate non-Spanish speakers, but for some of the audience, it only adds to the authenticity. In fact, much of Vida will…
May 04, 2018
In an appearance on the late-night host’s Netflix talk show, the ‘Mean Girls’ scribe also challenged Letterman’s excuses as to why he didn’t have more female writers on his former shows. It’s been eight months since Tina Fey wrote and performed the controversial “sheetcaking” sketch about the Charlottesville white nationalist rally on Saturday Night Live, but…
May 04, 2018
The Amy Herzog drama, which starred Carrie Coon, was named best American play, while Martin McDonagh’s latest won for best foreign play. Amy Herzog’s intimate drama Mary Jane, which starred Carrie Coon as a single mother stoically caring for her chronically ill child, has been chosen as best new American play of the 2017-18 theater…
May 03, 2018
The ‘Leftovers’ and ‘Fargo’ alum takes over for Jessica Biel, who continues to exec produce the anthology. Carrie Coon is headed to USA Network. The critically adored actress and The Leftovers grad has been tapped to star in the second season of USA Network’s anthology The Sinner, which is due in August. Season two will…
May 03, 2018
The actor and director have been expelled as “the Board continues to encourage ethical standards that require members to uphold the Academy’s values of respect for human dignity,” according to a statement. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership, the organization said Thursday. The…
May 03, 2018
Gods and monsters come into starker focus in our weekly ‘Westworld’ podcast, focusing on “Reunion.” “You need to let go at some point.” Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) speaks these words in the latest episode of Westworld, speaking to his colleague Arnold (Jeffrey Wright), but also to another set of ears as well — several sets,…
May 03, 2018