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Kris Wu Sentenced to 13-Year Jail Term by China Court for Rape and Group Sex

Kris Wu, the Chinese-Canadian music and acting star, was sentenced to a 13-year jail term by a Chinese court on Friday. He was found guilty of rape and…

‘Murdaugh Murders’ Scripted Series in Development at Hulu From Michael D. Fuller, Erin Lee Carr, Nick Antosca

Hulu is developing a scripted series based on the Murdaugh family, Variety has learned. The series is currently titled “Murdaugh Murders.” Per the official logline, the series “will…

Jim Cummings, Jocelin Donahue, Richard Brake, Faizon Love Headline Crime Thriller ‘The Last Stop in Yuma County’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Jim Cummings (“Thunder Road”), Jocelin Donahue (“Doctor Sleep”), Richard Brake (“Barbarian), Faizon Love (“Elf”) and Michael Abbott Jr. (“The Death of Dick Long”) lead the cast of crime…

Promoter AEG Presents Appoints Georgie Donnelly as First Ever Head of Comedy (EXCLUSIVE)

Promoter AEG Presents has appointed its first-ever head of comedy ahead of its comedy festival, Just For Laughs, making its U.K. debut next spring. Comedy specialist Georgie Donnelly…

‘Bad Bets’ Podcast About Disgraced Nikola CEO Trevor Milton Getting Scripted Treatment (EXCLUSIVE)

The whiplash-inducing rise and fall of American businessman Trevor Milton will be the subject of a new scripted project from Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, the Wall Street Journal…

ABC Shifts ‘The Wonder Years’ Season 2 to Summer, Announces Guest Cast

ABC is shifting the sophomore season of “The Wonder Years” to the summer. The comedy, which had originally been announced to return in midseason, wasn’t included in ABC’s midseason.…

‘One Piece Film: Red’ Review: A Pop Star Takes On the Pirates in Anime Franchise’s 25th Anniversary Feature

Just how far can Luffy stretch? That’s a question “One Piece” fans have been asking for years of the Gum-Gum hero with the go-go-gadget arms. Sure, there are…

‘The Answers’ Pilot Ordered at FX, ‘Sorry For Your Loss’ Creator Kit Steinkellner to Produce With Danny Strong and Darren Aronofsky

FX has placed a pilot order for “The Answers” with Kit Steinkellner set to write and executive produce. Darren Aronofsky (“Kindred,” “One Strange Rock”) and Danny Strong (“Dopesick,”…

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Director Carlos López Estrada Boards Paramount and Bad Robot’s ‘Your Name’ Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

Carlos López Estrada has been enlisted by Paramount, Bad Robot and Toho to rewrite and direct the sci-fi anime live action remake “Your Name.” The film is currently…

‘The Fabulous Four,’ a Feel-Good Comedy Starring Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler, Sells to Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street has acquired “The Fabulous Four,” a feel-good comedy featuring Susan Sarandon, Bette Midler and Megan Mullally. Sissy Spacek has also newly joined the cast as the…

Eugene Levy, Darren Star, Billie Eilish Managers Honored at Creative Community for Peace’s Annual Gala as Hate Speech Battle Intensifies

Recent tirades by Kanye West, now known as Ye, were undoubtedly on the minds of many of the record-shattering 500 guests who gathered at the spacious Beverly Hills…

Guy Pearce, Jeffrey Dean Morgan to Headline The Exchange’s Crime Thriller ‘Neponset Circle’ – AFM (EXCLUSIVE)

Emmy-winning actor Guy Pearce (“L.A. Confidential,” “Memento”) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“The Walking Dead,” “Rampage”) have boarded “Neponset Circle,” a dark and gritty crime thriller based on a…