Monday, April 23, 2018

Michael J. Fox recovering from spinal surgery

A rep for the Back to the Future star said the procedure was “unrelated” to his Parkinson’s disease.

Amazon Studios Shuts Down Open Script-Submission Program

Amazon Studios’ crowdsourced-script program is dead, a tacit acknowledgement by the ecommerce giant’s entertainment division that it will only produce stuff greenlit the traditional, Hollywood way.

Margaret Atwood on How Donald Trump Helped ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Atwood spoke to Variety about the secrets of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” based on her 1985 dystopian classic, how it plays during the era of Donald Trump, and why there should be one definition of feminism.

MeToo founder Tarana Burke, Margaret Atwood honoured for activism

Actress Emily Blunt, singer Alicia Keys also recognized for charity work at NY event hosted by Samantha Bee

Screen Actors Guild calls for end to meetings in hotel rooms

SAG is asking producers and executives to refrain from holding professional meetings in hotel rooms and homes, and is urging its members not to agree to meetings in such “high-risk locations.”

Netflix pulls out of Cannes Film Festival in growing dispute

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, says he doesn't want the streaming platform's films at Cannes Film Festival if they're not treated equally with other films. Fest earlier banned any films without theatrical distribution from Palme d'Or competition

Rachel McAdams ‘welcomes first child with boyfriend Jamie Linden’

The Notebook actress, 39, and her boyfriend Jamie Linden have welcomed a new baby boy, according to a new report.

🔗 ‘Stranger Things’ Creators Accused of Plagiarizing From ‘Montauk’ Short Film

‘Stranger Things’ Creators Accused of Plagiarizing From ‘Montauk’ Short Film The director of “Montauk,” a six-minute film about an incident on a Long Island beach,...

Michael Buble and wife, actress Luisana Lopilato, are expecting their third child

The pop crooner picked his gig hosting the Juno Awards in Vancouver to reveal his wife's pregnancy.

Netflix Movies Banned From Competing At Cannes, Artistic Director Explains Decision

Should movies produced for Netflix and other streaming services be eligible to compete alongside theatrical films at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival?