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What will it take to get older crowds back to movie theaters? It’s a question that’s been worrying the industry since the early days of the pandemic. Apparently, the answer is simple: unite four Hollywood icons in a feel-good film with a runtime that doesn’t test the bladder of audiences.…

Tatiana Maslany and “Scream” star Jasmin Savoy Brown are set to lead Josh Ruben’s sci-fi horror “Green Bank.” Protagonist Pictures is launching international sales on the film, which will be shopped to buyers at this month’s European Film Market at the Berlin Film Festival. CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent…

A new Marvel-inspired drone show has launched at Disneyland Paris. Titled “Avengers: Power The Night,” the night-time spectacle is set to take place above and on top of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Walt Disney Studios just before closing each night from now through to October. Inspired by…

In today’s podcast roundup, Michelle Obama gets personal in conversations with celeb friends about her recently published book in a new series for Audible; Kelly Ripa teams with SiriusXM; Louis Theroux is bringing a podcast to Spotify; and Dan Abrams’ Law&Crime digs into the history of the Sarah Lawrence College…

When Emma Myers first learned that “Wednesday” had been renewed for Season 2, she was in a van going back to base camp after wrapping for the day on the set of an upcoming Netflix film. “They emailed me, and I was like, ‘Oh, cool,’” she says. “I wasn’t allowed…

This vacation destination is cougar town.  On the new Hulu dating series “Back in the Groove,” (releasing new episodes Dec. 5 through Dec. 8), three 40something women date men half their age. The series is, appropriately enough, hosted by Taye Diggs, who played a younger man dating Angela Bassett in the big-screen flick “How Stella…

We wanted to #FreeBritney, but we didn’t want this.

If you want to say that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Live at The Fillmore (1997)” is one of the best live rock albums ever, you could also say that it’s cheating a bit to get there: It’s four hours long, at least in its deluxe version, so there’s a…

It’s blindingly obvious to say that Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers were one of the all-time great American bands, but that statement is beyond question not only because of Petty’s deeply human and direct, deceptively simple songs, but because of the band itself. The Heartbreakers are up there with the…

Jazz producer and executive Zev Feldman has long had the nickname of “the jazz detective” for his penchant for finding previously unreleased tapes from the genre’s greats to put out as high-profile archival releases. Now he’s putting that moniker to use for his own label, Jazz Detective Records, which will…

Joe Jonas is disappointed with his history teachers. He says it’s a shame that he was never taught about Jesse Brown, the Navy’s first Black fighter pilot who served in the Korean War. Brown’s time in the war and friendship with fellow pilot Tom Hudner (played by Glen Powell) is…

When James Gunn was 20 years old, he ran into Kevin Bacon at a New York City screening. The aspiring filmmaker was floored and approached the movie star with an important message. “I went up to him and said, ‘Mr. Kevin Bacon, you’re my favorite actor, along with Mr. Peter…