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Napa Valley Film Festival Will Proceed Amid Wildfires
18 minutes ago
The Napa Valley Film Festival will proceed as planned, in spite of the wildfires that have torn through the region.
“Our hearts and thoughts continue to be with all of our Napa and Sonoma County families, friends, colleagues, neighbors, and partners during this difficult time,” said Nvff co-founders/directors Marc and Brenda Lhormer. “Our intention is to put on the most memorable and meaningful film festival to date."
Nvff plans to work with those in the community, making the festival a part of the rebuilding efforts. It was announced today that Nvff has plans to donate 10 percent of all pass sales revenue »
- Mia Galuppo
Ryan Gosling Parts Ways With Longtime Managers (Exclusive)
54 minutes ago
The move is surprising given that the Mouseketeer turned A-lister had been with reps Ilene Feldman and Carolyn Govers since his early days. In October 2013, he and Govers moved together from Artist Management to Anonymous, then a few days later agent Feldman shuttered her Ifa Talent to join Rick Yorn’s Lbi.
“Ryan has two people in his life, me and Carolyn,” Feldman told THR at the time. “He’s always had me and Carolyn. That’s what he wants.”
Gosling remained without »
- Rebecca Sun,Rebecca Ford
Oprah Winfrey Calls Harvey Weinstein Scandal a "Watershed Moment"
2 hours ago
Oprah Winfrey opened up for the first time publicly about the past two weeks' worth of sexual harassment and assault claims against Harvey Weinstein during her Wednesday appearance on CBS This Morning.
Winfrey starred in the Weinstein Company film Lee Daniels' The Butler.
Winfrey told CBS, when asked about the movie mogul, “I’m always trying to look for the rainbow in the cloud, whatever is the silver lining. And this is what I do know for sure: Something this major happens, when you have the fallout, 50 women coming forward, that it’s a watershed moment.”
After a New York Times exposé unveiled decades of alleged »
- Lexy Perez
Harvey Weinstein Timeline: The Awards and the Accusations
3 hours ago
The Weinstein brothers found Miramax, named after parents Miriam and Max.
Paula Wachowiak, production assistant on The Burning, says Weinstein was nude in front of her, signing checks.
The concert film The Secret Policeman's Other Ball is the company's first success.
Weinstein rapes British actress Lysette Anthony in her home in London, she alleges.
Aspiring actress Tomi-Ann Roberts encounters Weinstein naked in a bathtub; he asks »
- THR Staff
Harvey Weinstein in Cannes: Why the King of the Croisette Was Called "The Pig"
3 hours ago
Harvey Weinstein embodied the essence of Cannes, a city synonymous with glamour that simultaneously struggles with corruption and criminality. For decades, he was King of the Croisette. But while publicly he was surrounded by distinguished awards and the paparazzi-driven flash of the world's most prestigious film festival, behind the glare he looked more like a crude and vulgar bully and, many women claim, a brutal and dangerous sexual predator.
Weinstein spent much of his time just outside of Cannes at the Hotel du Cap, the luxury resort on the Cote d'Azur. It was there, according to Italian actress Asia »
- Dana Kennedy
Monica Bellucci to Get Virna Lisi Prize in Rome
4 hours ago
The prize will be delivered by Lisi's son, Corrado Pesci, and presented by director Giuseppe Tornatore.
Lisi was one of the rare Italian actresses who worked frequently across Italy and Hollywood. She gained fame in postwar Italian film, including starring in Casanova 70 opposite Marcello Mastroianni and later appearing with Jack Lemmon in How to Murder Your Wife and as Catherine de Medici in Queen Margot.
The Virna Lisi prize was started in 2015, first going »
- Ariston Anderson
Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, More Stars Urge People to #RejectTheNRA
5 hours ago
In response to the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, stars including Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, Bill Hader, Laura Dern, Sheryl Crow and Adam Scott have teamed up for a video showing how everyday Americans can call on their congressional lawmakers to reject legislation that would roll back gun silencer safety laws and to reject a national concealed carry reciprocity bill.
Emma Stone starts off the clip. "The mass shooting in Las Vegas has left all of us grieving, scared and angry," she says. "Knowing what to do about it can be confusing. Here's one thing »
- THR Staff
Shanghai WingsMedia Strikes $250M Animation Co-Production Deal With Shellhut, Tiny Island
9 hours ago
Singapore’s Tiny Island Productions and Thailand’s Shellhut Entertainment have signed a $250 million 10-film co-production deal with Shanghai WingsMedia, a subsidiary of China’s second-largest media group, Shanghai Media Group.
They struck the deal, which they said is the biggest animation film cooperation in Asia, under their joint venture Shellhut and Tiny Island Pictures. With the cooperation, the companies said they intend to create the Chinese equivalent of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe for an international audience.
The co-production partnership will start with a feature film bringing together two known properties, namely Shanghai Media Group’s reality TV series Starship Mz: 2049 and Tiny »
- Karen Chu