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‘Crimes of the Future’ Producer Robert Lantos on How Epic Drama Series ‘Rise of the Raven’ Will Raise the Bar for Hungary (EXCLUSIVE)

Principal photography is underway near Budapest on “Rise of the Raven,” an epic drama series produced by veteran Canadian producer Robert Lantos’ Serendipity Point Films (“Crimes of the…

Why Olivia Newton-John’s death feels incredibly personal for ‘Grease’ fans

Her unforgettable turn in the hit movie-musical endeared the Australian performer to the entire world.

Iggy Azalea Says She’s Making Music Again: ‘I’m Coming Back. Cry About It’

Iggy Azalea’s last release, 2021’s “The End of an Era,” marked the Australian rapper’s final bow — or so we thought. On Monday morning, Azalea seemingly retracted that…

Andy Serkis Set as Showrunner and Director on Marie Tussaud Series ‘Madame!,’ Newen Connect Boards Project (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Batman” actor Andy Serkis is set to showrun and direct “Madame!,” an epic period series about the life of Marie Tussaud, the visionary French artist known for…

‘Book of Boba Fett’s’ Stunt Coordinator Rode an Animatronic the ‘Size of an Elephant’ for Final Episode

JJ Dashnaw, the Emmy-nominated stunt coordinator on the Disney+ show “The Book of Boba Fett,” wasn’t a big fan of “Star Wars” before his work on the series.…

Conor McGregor to make acting debut in ‘Road House’ remake

McGregor, who last fought in 2021, will star alongside actor Jake Gyllenhaal in Amazon Prime’s remake of the 1989 action film “Road House,” according to Deadline. 

Box Office: ‘DC League of Super-Pets’ Starts Slow Overseas as ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Crosses $700 Million Globally

“DC League of Super-Pets” struggled to sell tickets overseas against “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” another family-friendly offering that’s competing for attention at the international box office. The…

Industrial Light and Magic’s Senior VP on How the VFX House is Changing the Filmmaking Game

Disney+’s new six-part series “Light & Magic” takes audiences inside the magic and history of Industrial Light & Magic, starting with George Lucas’ vision for “Star Wars” and…

How Extravagance and Vaudeville Inspired Emmy-Nominated Production Designers

“The Gilded Age” production designer Bob Shaw didn’t want to go overboard as he gave the grand home of Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) a “lived-in” feeling. He…

MrBeast Tops 100 Million YouTube Subscribers: ‘I Hope to Do YouTube Until the Day I Die’

MrBeast, the hugely popular YouTube maestro of big-money giveaways and offbeat stunts, has hit a new milestone. On Thursday, July 28, MrBeast’s main YouTube channel surpassed 100 million…

Nigerian Historic Epic ‘Elesin Oba’ to Become First Yoruba-Language Movie to Premiere at TIFF

Netflix historical drama “Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman,” will become the first Yoruba-language film to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Produced by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Films…

‘Doctor Who’ Star and ‘Wombles’ Narrator Bernard Cribbins Dies at 93

Bernard Cribbins, the beloved narrator of 1970s British children’s show “The Wombles” and actor on “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 93. Variety confirmed Cribbins’ death with his…