The Oscars

Safety and Anti-Harassment Comedians’ Charter Launched at Edinburgh Fringe

British performing arts union Equity have launched a Comedians’ Charter at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The charter details a range of policies that aim to improve the lives…

Neil Patrick Harris on His First On-Camera Gay Sex Scene in ‘Uncoupled,’ Fake Penises and Joining ‘Doctor Who’

Neil Patrick Harris is showing a side of himself that we’ve never seen before. In Darren Star and Jeffrey Richman’s new Netflix series “Uncoupled,” Harris stars as Michael,…

Will Smith, Gamer Guy, Shuts Off Twitter DMs After People Confuse Him (Again) With the Actor

The Twitterverse, once again, has targeted the wrong Will Smith. Will Smith, the famous actor who slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars this year, issued a new apology…

Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock: ‘I’m trying not to think of myself as a piece of s–t’

“I’m human and I made a mistake and I’m trying not to think of myself as a piece of s–t.”

Chris Rock Says ‘I Am Not a Victim’ After Will Smith Slap: ‘I Shook That S— Off’

In his most direct response yet, Chris Rock addressed the now-infamous Will Smith slap during a recent comedy show at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. (via…

Newen Studios Takes Majority Stake in ‘All That Breathes’ Producer Rise Films – Global Bulletin

STAKE Newen Studios, the Paris-headquartered production and distribution group, has taken a majority stake in London-based production house, Rise Films, the outfit behind “All That Breathes,” which won…

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ to Release in 2023

Apple’s hughly anticipated “Killers of the Flower Moon” from Martin Scorsese won’t be coming this Oscar season. The Western drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jesse Plemons, will instead…

Clip of late Paul Sorvino offering to ‘strangle’ Harvey Weinstein resurfaces

An old clip has resurfaced of actor Paul Sorvino volunteering to strangle Harvey Weinstein.

BAFTA Rejigs Voting for Performance and Director Categories for 2023 Film Awards

BAFTA has made key changes to its awards eligibility and voting rules for next year’s film awards, handing back more power to its voting members in the performance…

‘TÁR’ Trailer Brings Cate Blanchett Back to Oscar Season in Todd Field’s Long-Awaited Return

After 15 years, Todd Field is finally back. The “In the Bedroom” and “Little Children” director’s third feature, “Tár” has debuted its first trailer. The movie is likely…

Sundance Institute Selects 2022 Producers Lab, Summit Participants

Sundance Institute, the nonprofit organization that puts on the yearly film festival in Park City, has announced the entrants for its Producers Lab and Producers Summit. Both events,…

Dave Chappelle appears as surprise opener at Chris Rock-Kevin Hart MSG show

Dave Chappelle appeared as a surprise warm-up act at Chris Rock and Kevin Hart’s packed Madison Square Garden show Saturday night.