Opinion

Could, or Should, the Grateful Dead Play ‘GD 60’ Concerts in 2025? (And Who’d Play Guitar?)

At the tail end of a light-hearted interview with Anthony Mason for “CBS Saturday Morning,” the concert promoter Peter Shapiro said he “might be holding” Chicago’s Soldier Field…

Florence Pugh pushes back at buzz over Harry Styles sex scenes

The 26-year-old Brit addressed the commotion over sex scenes she shares with the “Watermelon Sugar” singer, 28, after their film’s steamy trailer debuted.

Zerlina Maxwell, Ayman Mohyeldin Lose Streaming MSNBC Shows on Peacock

MSNBC is canceling two of its streaming programs on Peacock as the NBCUniversal-backed news outlet monitors the performance of programing amid a new battle for broadband consumers. Zerlina…

Johnny Depp Channels Controversial King Louis XV in ‘Jeanne du Barry’ First-Look

French filmmaker Maïwenn is teasing the first look at Johnny Depp as the controversial King Louis XV in “Jeanne du Barry,” a historical romance drama about a royal’s…

Amanda Seyfried Wishes She Had Intimacy Coordinators as a Teen, Let Herself Be Uncomfortable on Set: ‘I Wanted to Keep My Job’

Amanda Seyfried told Porter magazine that she purposely let herself be uncomfortable on film sets earlier in her career because she felt it was the only way to…

Forced Exclusivity Terms in Actor Contracts Add a Dark Side to Hollywood’s Golden Age (Opinion)

For too long, oppressive studio contracts forcing exclusivity have prevented series regular actors from being able to earn a consistent living, especially during extended periods when a show…

Alex Jones Must Pay $4.1 Million to Sandy Hook Family After Spreading Lies About Gun Massacre, Jury Says

A Texas jury ordered Alex Jones, founder of fringe media outlet Infowars, to pay $4.1 million to the parents of a 6-year-old who was murdered in the 2012…

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck accused of stealing song lyrics from prisoner

Depp, 59, and the 78-year-old former Yardbirds axman released an album dubbed “18” last month.

Sony Pictures Classics Chiefs Michael Barker and Tom Bernard to Receive Game Changer Award at Zurich Festival

Sony Pictures Classics co-founders Michael Barker and Tom Bernard will receive the Game Changer Award at the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), in recognition of their services to film…

‘Big Brother’ Is Coming Back to the U.K., but Can It Really Thrive in Today’s Reality Landscape? (Column)

In the words of Davina McCall, “fancy another one”? Shortly before announcing this year’s winners of “Love Island” on Monday night, U.K. broadcaster ITV2 caused goosebumps as they…

A New Threat to California Film, Television and Streaming Jobs (Opinion)

Enjoying the Golden Age of film and TV franchises? Legislation rapidly moving in Sacramento could bring it all to a crashing halt. Film, television, and streaming have never…

Visa ‘Intended to Help’ Pornhub and Its Parent Company Monetize Child Porn, Judge Finds in Allowing Case to Move Forward

In a setback for Visa in a case alleging the payment processor is liable for the distribution of child pornography on Pornhub and other sites operated by parent…