Ralph Fiennes

Will Smith is between a Chris Rock and a hard place. The speculation surrounding Apple Original Films’ “Emancipation” and Smith, its star and producer, has been the watercooler talk of awards season and the bane of awards prognosticators tracking their charts. Will voters embrace the epic? Can they or should…

There’s not a lot to be thankful for at the Thanksgiving box office. Disney’s “Strange World” failed to entice family audiences, collapsing in its debut with $11.9 million from 4,174 North American theaters over the weekend and $18.6 million over the five-day holiday frame. Heading into the weekend, the film was…

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will keep its box office crown in its second weekend, towering over new studio releases “” and “She Said.” Marvel’s sequel brought in an additional $17.9 million on its second Friday, down 79% from its opening day figure. Projections for the sophomore outing of “Wakanda Forever”…

“JK Rowling has written these great books about empowerment,” he said.

Ralph Fiennes, who played Lord Voldemort in the ‘Harry Potter’ series, has defended the books’ author, calling the relentless abuse and death threats aimed at J.K. Rowling “disgusting” and “appalling.” “J.K. Rowling has written these great books about empowerment, about young children finding themselves as human beings,” Fiennes told the…

Assemble Media, a literary incubator which concurrently develops its book projects for film and TV adaptation, has sold five new titles to major publishers. Founded by by director and producer Jack Heller, the round of sales includes “Eat Post Like” (to Avon, division of HarperCollins), “Promposal” (to Joy Revolution, an imprint…