Box Office: ‘Joker’ Conquering Newcomers With $60 Million

It’s still all smiles for “Joker,” which grossed another $17 million on its second Friday at the domestic box office.If estimates hold, the Warner Bros. villain flick could score another $60 million come Sunday, down just 37% from its $96 million box office debut. That’s above earlier predictions, which saw the film landing somewhere in […]

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‘Cotton Club Encore’: How Fear Destroyed Francis Ford Coppola’s Original Artistic Vision

In the early 1980s, Francis Ford Coppola was one of the biggest names in filmmaking. After box office and awards success with two “Godfather” films, he had also gone to hell and back making “Apocalypse Now,” betting his vineyard and personal fortune on the biggest arthouse war movie ever made, and somehow ended up winning […]

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‘Ballers’ Superfan Elizabeth Warren Says She’d Love Dwayne Johnson to Run for President

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is a known fan of HBO’s “Ballers.” The bro-centric football comedy even paid tribute to the politician in the show’s Season 5 premiere, with star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson seen reading a copy of her 2017 book “The Fight Is Our Fight.”In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, Warren […]

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Jackie Brown star Robert Forster dies aged 78

Forster was a versatile character actor whose career was unexpectedly rescued by his Oscar-nominated role in Quentin Tarantino’s cult thrillerRobert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in Jackie Brown, died on Friday. He was 78.Publicist Kathie Berlin said Forster died […]

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Superhero Bits: Wayne Brady Joining ‘Black Lightning’, AMC Theatres Bans Customer for ‘Joker’ Prank & More

Who is Wayne Brady playing in Black Lightning? Want to hear Robert Downey Jr.‘s fond memory of the last time he shot with Stan Lee? How is Michael Keaton popping up in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Why did a Vin Diesel sound-alike need to be hired for the Bloodshot movie? Who is Nathan Fillion rumored […]

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Robert Forster, Oscar-Nommed Star of ‘Jackie Brown,’ Dies at 78

Robert Forster, a prolific character actor who was nominated for an Oscar for Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown” and appeared in more than 100 films, died Friday in Los Angeles of brain cancer. He was 78.Tarantino created the bail bondsman character Max Cherry with Forster in mind, and the role netted him his first Academy Award […]

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Idina Menzel in Talks to Play Evil Stepmother in ‘Cinderella’

Idina Menzel is in negotiations to join Camila Cabello in Sony’s “Cinderella,” portraying the evil stepmother.The news comes a day after the revelation that Billy Porter was in talks to play Cinderella’s fairy godmother. Sony had no comment on either possible casting.The stepmother role, also known as Lady Tremaine, is based on the original character […]

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