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Marc Webb Eyed to Direct Disney’s ‘Snow White’ Remake (Exclusive)

Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s off to Disney Marc Webb goes. The filmmaker is in talks to direct the studio’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “Snow White.”While the deal isn’t finalized, sources tell Variety that Webb is the top choice to helm the movie.“The Girl on the Train” screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson is in negotiations to pen the […]

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Hugh Jackman announces Australian arena tour, as The Greatest Showman looks set for sequel

‘My knees are bending in ways they haven’t in a while,’ says the 50-year-old actor, of his all-singing, all-dancing live showHugh Jackman’s first world tour will be coming to Australia in August, with special guest appearances from actor and singer Keala Settle, who played the bearded woman in 2017’s Jackman-starring The Greatest Showman.The Australian actor […]

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Lady Gaga, ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Black Panther’ Among Early Grammy Winners – Complete List

The Recording Academy handed out the winners of the 2019 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night and a number of the early awards went to movie-centric nominees.Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper won Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Shallow” from “A Star is Born.” Ludwig Göransson work for “Black Panther” wonBest Score […]

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‘Greatest Showman’ Rules the Soundtracks Chart for 2018… And All Album Sales, Period

In a music world where streaming services now overwhelmingly rule the market, who still actually bothers to buy albums? One obvious answer: people who also buy movie tickets.BuzzAngle Music’s newly released data for 2018 shows that the two top selling albums of the year were the soundtracks for The Greatest Showman and A Star Is […]

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Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman on Making Musicals (and Horror!) at the Movies

Emily Blunt and Hugh Jackman sat down for Variety’s Actors on Actors. For more, click here.Anyone who’s ever seen “The Greatest Showman” or “Les Misérables,” or the Broadway musical “The Boy From Oz,” knows that Hugh Jackman can belt out a tune. This Oscar season, however, he’s resting his singing voice and taking on another […]

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Golden Globes: It’s Time to Pay Respect to Hollywood’s Foreign Press

It’s become an annual awards-season tradition to mock the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and the Golden Globes. But when xenophobia is on the rise and journalists are considered the “enemy of the people,” this is a good time to give a pat on the back to the HFPA.For one, philanthropy: the organization has given $3.25 […]

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UK cinema admissions rise 3.3% in 2018, could reach best year since 1970 (exclusive)

Meerkat Movies promotion aids admissions with biggest summer to date.UK cinema admissions are on the rise in 2018, with cinemagoing up by 3.3% from January to the end of August compared to the same period last year, putting them on course to potentially reach the highest level since 1970.Boosted by hits such as Mamma Mia! […]

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Santa Barbara’s Kirk Douglas Award going to Hugh Jackman

The Front Runner star joins an honour roll including Judi Dench and Robert DeNiro.The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is to present its thirteenth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film to Hugh Jackman, star of upcoming awards contender The Front Runner.The award will be presented at a gala dinner at the Ritz Carlton […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Aquaman’ Lego Set Reveals Black Manta’s Sub, ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Rumors & More

What’s the latest in Stan Lee‘s legal battle with his former manager and guardian? Is there a Wolverine reference hidden in The Greatest Showman? What is Chris Hemsworth‘s honest assessment of the first two movies in the Thor franchise? Want a look at Black Manta‘s submarine in an Aquaman Lego set? Will Doctor Strange 2 […]

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‘Aladdin’: Justin Paul and Benj Pasek Reveal Details of New Songs for Live-Action Reboot (Exclusive)

If an Oscar, Tony and Grammy weren’t enough for Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, they can now say they’ve collaborated with musical legend Alan Menken.It was announced in July 2017 that the “La La Land” and “The Greatest Showman” duo would be working with Menken on new songs for director Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live-action retelling […]

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