Thursday, July 29

Hollywood

Entertainment, Hollywood, hollywood blockbusters, Lethal Weapon, Superman, The Goonies

‘Superman’,’Lethal Weapon’, and’The Goonies’ director Richard Donner has died at 91

Hollywood director and producer Richard Donner has died at the age of 91. Donner's death was confirmed to Deadline by his wife and business manager Lauren Schuler Donner. Donner is best known for the "Lethal Weapon" series, and the original "Superman" film featuring Christopher Reeve. See more stories on Insider's business page. Richard Donner, a well-known Hollywood director and producer behind several 1970s and '80s blockbusters, died on Monday at the age of 91. Donner's death was confirmed to Deadline by his wife and business manager Lauren Schuler Donner. No cause of death has been revealed. Born Richard Donald Schwartzberg, t...
Entertainment, Features, Hollywood, Media, Movies, streaming

The top 5 new movie releases in July, including Marvel’s’Black Widow’

"Black Widow." Marvel Studios Every month, the app TV Time provides Insider a list of the most anticipated new movies being released, based on the movies its US users have indicated they intend to watch. "Black Widow," Marvel's first theatrical release in two years, topped the list. The "Space Jam" sequel and Disney's "Jungle Cruise" are also anticipated this month. See more stories on Insider's business page. 5. "Old"-in theaters July 23 Universal Description: "This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly… reducing their entire lives into a single day." 4. "Space Jam...
Entertainment, Hollywood, Kenya Barris, Media, Netflix, streaming, TV

Kenya Barris says that ‘Netflix became CBS’ and wanted ‘down the middle’ content from him

Producer Kenya Barris exited his Netflix deal this year for a deal with ViacomCBS' BET Studios. He told The Hollywood Reporter that "Netflix became CBS." "The stuff I want to do is a little bit more edgy, a little more highbrow," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2018, the superstar producer Kenya Barris — creator of ABC's "Black-ish" — signed a lucrative deal with Netflix following other high-profile names like Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes that year. The deal was worth $100 million, Variety reported at the time.But by October...
BioWare, Electronic Arts, Entertainment, Hollywood, mass effect, Media, streaming, Video games

‘Mass Effect’ video game director explains what happened with the scrapped movie adaptation and why TV would be better

TV adaptations of hit video games are on the rise as media companies search for bankable IP. Mac Walters, the director of "Mass Effect: Legendary Edition," said TV is the best way to adapt games. He thinks it's a "matter of when, not if," Hollywood takes another crack at adapting "Mass Effect." See more stories on Insider's business page. The anticipated video game "Mass Effect: Legendary Edition," developed by BioWare and published by its parent company Electronic Arts, was released last month, collecting the original three games of the hit sci-fi series in one remastered package.It landed at a time when Hollywood has taken a keen...
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Alfonso Cuaron, ana de armas, antonio banderas, Benicio Del Toro, diego luna, directores mexicanos, Emmanuel Lubezki, Entretenimiento, Gael García Bernal, Guillermo del Toro, Hispanic Heritage Month 2020, hispanoamericanos, Hollywood, Javier Bardem, Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2020, rita moreno, Salma Hayek, Tendencias

The most influential Hispanic Americans in the film industry | Digital Trends Spanish

There are talents that cannot be contained by borders, and irrefutable proof of this is the legacy that these Hispanic Americans have left on the big screen. By "legacy," we are not talking about a few Best Foreign Film awards or supporting characters with funny accents that make the leads look good. We speak of an enduring influence on the Hollywood imagination; we are talking about milestones, as is the case of Rome, by the Mexican Alfonso Cuarón, which among other things made history by being the first production of a platform of streaming in competing for the Best Film award at the Oscars (taking three statuettes, including that of Best Director), as well as being the first Spanish-language film nominated for Best Film and a long list of other distinctions. ...
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Alfonso Cuaron, ana de armas, antonio banderas, Benicio Del Toro, diego luna, directores mexicanos, Emmanuel Lubezki, Entretenimiento, Gael García Bernal, Guillermo del Toro, Hispanic Heritage Month 2020, hispanoamericanos, Hollywood, Javier Bardem, Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2020, rita moreno, Salma Hayek, Tendencias

The most influential Hispanic Americans in the film industry | Digital Trends Spanish

There are talents that cannot be contained by borders, and irrefutable proof of this is the legacy that these Hispanic Americans have left on the big screen. By "legacy," we are not talking about a few Best Foreign Film awards or supporting characters with funny accents that make the leads look good. We speak of an enduring influence on the Hollywood imagination; we are talking about milestones, as is the case of Rome, by the Mexican Alfonso Cuarón, which among other things made history by being the first production of a platform of streaming in competing for the Best Film award at the Oscars (taking three statuettes, including that of Best Director), as well as being the first Spanish-language film nominated for Best Film and a long list of other distinctions. ...