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Burt Young, Oscar-Nominated ‘Rocky’ Actor, Dies at 83

Burt Young, a former boxer who was in Sylvester Stallone’s corner as his brother-in-law Paulie in the six Rocky films and received a supporting actor Oscar nomination for his turn in the original, has died. He was 83. He died on Oct. 8 in Los Angeles, his daughter, Anne Morea Steingieser, told The New York […]

Fede Alvarez Says Ridley Scott Called His New ‘Alien’ Movie “F***ing Great”

Fede Alvarez, who is directing the new sequel to the Alien franchise, admitted that he was “terrified” to hear filmmaker Ridley Scott’s feedback on the upcoming movie. During a recent discussion with Guillermo del Toro at the DGA Latino Summit 2023, the Don’t Breathe director revealed that his “director’s cut” of the film was finished, which […]

Stephen Emery, Producer at Big Swell Entertainment, Dies at 46

Stephen Emery, a producer and film executive who worked for Gale Anne Hurd and Bill Gerber and on films featuring the likes of Clint Eastwood, Anna Kendrick, Liam Hemsworth, Aaron Eckhart and Liam Neeson, has died. He was 46. Emery died Saturday in a Los Angeles gym after a workout, Big Swell Entertainment CEO Andy […]

Meg Ryan Rom-Com Return ‘What Happens Later’ Lands Interim Agreement (Exclusive)

Meg Ryan’s much-anticipated return to the rom-com, What Happens Later, has landed an interim agreement from SAG-AFTRA ahead of its Nov. 3 theatrical release. Bleecker Street is releasing the film nationwide, which stars David Duchovny and Ryan as a former couple who get snowed in at a regional airport overnight. The synopsis of the film reads: […]

Ukraine War Doc ‘A Picture to Remember’ to Open Amsterdam Documentary Festival

The Ukraine war documentary A Picture to Remember by director Olga Chernykh will open the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, it was announced Wednesday. As IDFA unveiled its full lineup, artistic director Orwa Nyrabia chose Chernykh’s film about three generations of women — the director, her mother and grandmother — confronting Ukraine’s current war and violent history […]

Callum Turner Grabs Olympic Glory in George Clooney’s ‘Boys in the Boat’ Trailer

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore star Callum Turner goes on an epic quest for Olympic gold in the trailer for director George Clooney’s The Boys in the Boat, which Amazon MGM Studios dropped on Wednesday ahead of a Dec. 25 theatrical release. Turner plays Joe Rantz, a Depression-era outsider who discovers joining the rowing […]

Sylvester Stallone Gets Personal in Netflix Documentary Trailer

Netflix released a trailer for its upcoming Sylvester Stallone documentary, titled Sly. The project follows the filmmaker’s 50-year career in Hollywood: “From Rocky to Rambo to The Expendables, this retrospective documentary offers an intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director-producer, paralleling his inspirational underdog story with the indelible characters he has brought to life.” The trailer […]

Netflix to Reopen Hollywood’s Iconic Egyptian Theatre Next Month

Netflix and the American Cinematheque will reopen Hollywood’s iconic The Egyptian Theatre next month after more than three years of renovations and just in time to showcase the streamer’s awards lineup. The historic landmark, built during the silent era, has been dark since movie theaters across the country shuttered in March 2020. Netflix closed a […]

RZA Set as Ambassador for Urbanworld Film Festival (Exclusive)

Rapper and filmmaker Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, also known as RZA, will serve as this year’s Urbanworld Film Festival ambassador. The festival will take place in New York City from Nov. 1 to 5 and will include a conversation with The Marvels director Nia DaCosta, as well as the world premiere of A Wu-Tang Experience: Live […]

‘Ferrari’ Trailer Explores the Deadly Passion and Terrible Joy of Automotive Mogul’s Life in Adam Driver-Led Biopic

In the first full trailer for Neon’s Ferrari, the Italian automotive mogul’s personal and professional lives collide. The new Michael Mann-directed film stars Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari, the ex-Formula 1 racer who built his own factory and established the Ferrari brand. Set during the summer of 1957, the movie’s two-minute teaser plays on a […]

Cairo Film Festival Canceled as Violence Escalates in Middle East

The Cairo Film Festival, which was set to run Nov. 15-24, has been canceled as violence continues to rise in the Middle East due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. In a short statement on social media, the event organizers said that the decision to postpone the 45th edition of the festival was made by the […]

Ray Liotta’s Final Scene in ‘Dangerous Waters’ Was “So Powerful,” Director Says

Dangerous Waters director John Barr and star Odeya Rush are recalling the late Ray Liotta’s “powerful” final scene. During an interview with MovieWeb, published online Tuesday, the filmmaker praised the Goodfellas star as an actor and detailed his final scene in one of his last movie roles, saying it “was super impressive to watch.” Liotta died last […]

Taylor Swift Box Office: Lessons Learned From ‘Eras Tour’ Rollout Stumbles

There probably isn’t a top director or star who doesn’t envy Taylor Swift for doing an end-run around the Hollywood studio system and teaming directly with AMC Theatres to bring her new concert movie to the big screen. That way, she could be in the driver’s seat, versus having a studio or indie distributor tell […]

‘Love Actually’ Director Regrets Weight Jokes, Lack of Diversity in Past Films: “I Was Unobservant”

Looking back at Love Actually and Bridget Jones’s Diary, Richard Curtis regrets including negative commentary about women’s bodies in the films amid criticism in recent years. While recently speaking at The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, via Today, the director-writer recalled “how shocked I was like five years ago when [my daughter] Scarlett […]

Oprah Says Starring in Steven Spielberg’s 1985 ‘The Color Purple’ Was the Best $35,000 She Ever Earned: “It Changed Everything”

Oprah Winfrey is reflecting on her time playing Sofia in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple for the 1985 original, saying it’s still one of the best and most meaningful paychecks she’s ever earned. Winfrey, an executive producer on the upcoming movie musical, sat down with several members of the film’s leading cast back in May […]

Feinberg Forecast: First Post-New York Film Festival Read of the Race

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by The Hollywood Reporter’s executive editor of awards coverage Scott Feinberg, reflects his best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these projections by drawing upon consultations with voters and industry insiders, analysis of marketing and […]