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'Curse of La Llorona' Looks to Lead Calm Weekend Before the 'Avengers' Storm

'Curse of La Llorona' Looks to Lead Calm Weekend Before the 'Avengers' Storm

Following a strong performance in March, the domestic box office has slowed throughout the early part of April and this weekend won't be much different. Of course, just like last April saw Avengers: Infinity War close out the month, this April will co
Published: April 19, 2019
Clint Eastwood May Direct ‘The Ballad of Richard Jewell’

Clint Eastwood May Direct ‘The Ballad of Richard Jewell’

Clint Eastwood may direct “The Ballad of Richard Jewell,” a look at a security guard whose life gets turned upside down after media reports identified him as a possible suspect in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing.The film is currently set up at
Published: April 19, 2019
Alex Ross Perry to Write and Direct Film Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Rest Stop’ for Legendary

Alex Ross Perry to Write and Direct Film Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Rest Stop’ for Legendary

Alex Ross Perry will write and direct the film adaptation of Stephen King’s “Rest Stop” for Legendary, the distributor announced on Thursday.Craig Flores will produce through his Bread & Circuses banner, while Alex Garcia and Ali Mendes will ov
Published: April 19, 2019

"Sharp Objects" (probably) won’t have a Season 2 after all

Don’t tell mama, but a second season of “Sharp Objects” is very much looking unlikely now.Last month at SXSW, showrunner Marti Noxon shared that she and Gillian Flynn, author of the book on which the limited series is based, were having convers
Published: April 19, 2019
Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator and Subject of ‘The Conjuring,’ Dies at 92

Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator and Subject of ‘The Conjuring,’ Dies at 92

Lorraine Warren, the famed investigator of paranormal activity who researched the “Amityville Horror” hauntings and was the subject of James Wan’s film “The Conjuring,” has died. She was 92.Warren passed away “quietly and peacefully” in
Published: April 19, 2019

"Underground Railroad": Joel Edgerton Cast As A Slave Catcher In Barry Jenkins’ Amazon Series

Sure, there’s just an overabundance of incredible TV series for you to watch nowadays. Just when we think we’ve reached the peak of Peak TV, HBO, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Disney, or one of the other million studios announces yet another proj
Published: April 19, 2019
Tessa Thompson thinks 'Thor 4' has been pitched to Marvel

Tessa Thompson thinks 'Thor 4' has been pitched to Marvel

Tessa Thompson, one of the stars of Thor: Ragnarok, says that Thor 4, directed by Taika Waititi, has been pitched.Thor might not have gotten off to the most blockbuster start but the franchise’s latest effort, Thor Ragnarok, certainly captured the
Published: April 19, 2019
HBO Preps Docuseries on NXIVM, Self-Help Group Tied To Sex-Trafficking Case

HBO Preps Docuseries on NXIVM, Self-Help Group Tied To Sex-Trafficking Case

It sounded like a screenplay the moment the feds unsealed the indictments, and now HBO Documentary Films is producing a docuseries exploring the NXIVM organization. That’s the name of the ersatz self-improvement group with which Smallville alumna A
Published: April 19, 2019
Why There's a Good Chance We Might See Anakin in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

Why There's a Good Chance We Might See Anakin in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

Between his love for his family and his rise to evil, Anakin Skywalker flaunts one of the richest stories of any antihero in Star Wars and, more broadly, pop culture. The release of The Rise of Skywalker is just around the corner, and we can't help bu
Published: April 19, 2019
Action Bronson Has Music, Marijuana and the Munchies Covered in Booming Career

Action Bronson Has Music, Marijuana and the Munchies Covered in Booming Career

Action Bronson is a 21st century renaissance man. A hip-hop icon who recently released his fifth album, “White Bronco,” the Flushing, Queens, native, whose real name is Ariyan Arslani — with a Muslim Albanian father and Latvian Jewish mother
Published: April 19, 2019
It’s Finally Here

It’s Finally Here

Memes are acts of beautiful futility. They aren’t jokes, but they’re meant to be funny, and a great meme thrives through a lack of context — try to explain them, and they immediately become ineffective. Most importantly, all memes have a shelf
Published: April 19, 2019
See Morgan Evans’ Seamless ‘Day Drunk’ and ‘Tequila’ Mashup

See Morgan Evans’ Seamless ‘Day Drunk’ and ‘Tequila’ Mashup

In addition to his first hit “Kiss Somebody,” Morgan Evans has partly become known for solo live performances where he loops his voice and instruments, layering one piece at a time until a full track emerges. In a new video, the Australia native
Published: April 19, 2019
‘Last Man Standing’ Celebrates Its 150th Episode and Makes a Solid Elon Musk Joke (Exclusive Video)

‘Last Man Standing’ Celebrates Its 150th Episode and Makes a Solid Elon Musk Joke (Exclusive Video)

“Last Man Standing” is having a good week. On Thursday, the Tim Allen sitcom was renewed for its second season at Fox and eighth season overall after being canceled by ABC in 2017. And on Friday night, “Lms” will continue celebrating when it
Published: April 19, 2019
See Kygo, Rita Ora’s New ‘Carry On’ Video for ‘Detective Pikachu’

See Kygo, Rita Ora’s New ‘Carry On’ Video for ‘Detective Pikachu’

Norwegian DJ/producer Kygo has teamed up with Rita Ora for a new song, “Carry On,” to be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming film Pokémon: Detective Pikachu.“Carry On” was released with a video, directed by Colin Tilley and Jsv, starr
Published: April 19, 2019
Jj Abrams Teases ‘There’s More to the Story’ About Rey’s Parents in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Jj Abrams Teases ‘There’s More to the Story’ About Rey’s Parents in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

After seeing the trailer and the title for “Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker,” we began to suspect that director J.J. Abrams might undo some of the plot points and themes established in “The Last Jedi.” One of those lingering quest
Published: April 19, 2019
Lena Waithe Joins ‘Westworld’ Season 3

Lena Waithe Joins ‘Westworld’ Season 3

Lena Waithe is riding into “Westworld.”Variety has learned that Waithe has signed on for a role in the upcoming third season of the HBO drama series. The exact nature of Waithe’s role is being kept under wraps.Waithe previously starred in and w
Published: April 13, 2019
‘Shazam’ Stays at No. 1 as ‘Hellboy’ Flames Out at Box Office

‘Shazam’ Stays at No. 1 as ‘Hellboy’ Flames Out at Box Office

Warner Bros/New Line’s “Shazam” will easily hold on to the No. 1 spot at this weekend’s box office as it is on pace for a second weekend total of $22.5 million and a 10-day total of $92 million.But the other comic book film in theaters this we
Published: April 13, 2019
'Blue Bloods' Renewed for 10th Season on CBS

'Blue Bloods' Renewed for 10th Season on CBS

CBS has picked up one of the rocks of its schedule, renewing Blue Bloods for a 10th season in 2019-20.The pickup comes after star Tom Selleck signed a new deal to remain with the series, which will pass the 200-episode mark in the fall. The crime dra
Published: April 13, 2019
‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel Starring Alicia Vikander Being Developed With ‘High-Rise’ Writer

‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel Starring Alicia Vikander Being Developed With ‘High-Rise’ Writer

It takes a lot for a studio to give up on a franchise. Many blockbuster franchises are bulletproof to critical judgment and only live and die based on box office grosses. However, even with a subpar box office, there’s always a chance that a major
Published: April 13, 2019
Donald Glover and Rihanna's Highly-Anticipated Guava Island Film Is Here

Donald Glover and Rihanna's Highly-Anticipated Guava Island Film Is Here

Welcome to Guava Island! Donald Glover's highly-anticipated film, which has been shrouded in secrecy for months, has finally made its debut on Amazon Prime. The just-released movie, directed by Hiro Murai, launched on the streaming platform after midn
Published: April 13, 2019
Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra Teaming on Wedding Comedy for Universal

Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra Teaming on Wedding Comedy for Universal

Universal Pictures is developing a wedding comedy after winning an auction for a pitch by Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra and Dan Goor.Kaling, who will write the screenplay with Goor, is attached to star alongside Chopra and will potentially direct. Ka
Published: April 13, 2019
‘Game of Thrones': Why Jon Snow Is the True Targaryen Heir Instead of Daenerys

‘Game of Thrones': Why Jon Snow Is the True Targaryen Heir Instead of Daenerys

(If you’re not caught up on “Game of Thrones” ahead of season 8 you might not want to read this because there are spoilers here)There’s one big question that has dominated the minds of fans of “A Song of Ice and Fire” and “Game of Thron
Published: April 13, 2019
Kit Harington Sobbed When a Fan Asked Him If He Was Jon Snow (Video)

Kit Harington Sobbed When a Fan Asked Him If He Was Jon Snow (Video)

The only people allowed to make Kit Harington cry are his wife Rose Leslie and Leslie Jones, but some unlucky fan got the better of his emotions now that his watch on “Game of Thrones” has ended.Speaking on “The Graham Norton Show” Friday ahe
Published: April 13, 2019
Bill Maher Skewers Attorney General William Barr, Kirstjen Nielsen Departure (Watch)

Bill Maher Skewers Attorney General William Barr, Kirstjen Nielsen Departure (Watch)

Bill Maher kicked off his “Real Time” monologue Friday with a few cheeky references to this weekend’s big event, Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival’s first weekend, featuring acts like Kacey Musgraves and Ariana Grande.“Just what Americ
Published: April 13, 2019
All 52 ‘Game of Thrones’ Main Characters Ranked

All 52 ‘Game of Thrones’ Main Characters Ranked

There are a lot of characters on “Game of Thrones.” Too many for me to make jokes about all of them here, anyway. 52 will have to satisfy. If you don’t like them, Littlefinger himself will return from the dead to poison your wine on your weddin
Published: April 13, 2019
Lena Waithe Joins Cast of ‘Westworld’ Season 3

Lena Waithe Joins Cast of ‘Westworld’ Season 3

“Master of None” star Lena Waithe is joining HBO’s “Westworld” in its Season 3, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.“The Chi” creator joins the previously announced “Breaking Bad” star Aaron Paul to the cast of
Published: April 13, 2019
The Bombing of ‘Hellboy’: How the Blockbuster Mentality Can Be Its Own Worst Enemy

The Bombing of ‘Hellboy’: How the Blockbuster Mentality Can Be Its Own Worst Enemy

As a critic, I’m not privy to the backroom financial details of how the new “Hellboy” movie came together. (Those deals are kept close to the vest.) But looking at interviews with the participants, it seems fairly certain that the following thi
Published: April 13, 2019
‘Dogman’ Review: Revenge, Served Italian and Off the Leash

‘Dogman’ Review: Revenge, Served Italian and Off the Leash

The angry canine is bearing its teeth, barking loudly and ready to bite. Marcello (Marcello Fonte), however, isn’t the least bit phased. A dog groomer who plies his trade in a small beachside town in Southern Italy, he has the ability to calm the a
Published: April 13, 2019


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