‘Wonka’ Debuts Atop U.K., Ireland Box Office

‘Wonka’ Debuts Atop U.K., Ireland Box Office

Warner Bros.’ “Wonka,” starring Timothee Chalamet, has debuted atop the U.K. and Ireland box office with £8.9 million ($11.2 million), according to numbers from Comscore. In its third weekend, Disney’s “Wish” climbed up to £1.9 million in second place for a total of £5.8 million. In its fourth weekend, in third place, Lionsgate U.K.’s “The … Read more

Identity Crisis U.K.-India Sports Drama ‘A Game of Two Halves’ Sets Global Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

Identity Crisis U.K.-India Sports Drama ‘A Game of Two Halves’ Sets Global Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

Indo-British sports drama “A Game of Two Halves,” which tackles themes of identity crisis and racial dissonance, is set for a global bow in 2024. Directed by British Asian filmmaker Khayam Khan (“Bus Ride”), the film is set across the U.K. and India. It chronicles the transformative, coming-of-age journey of Sanjay, a young British student … Read more

David Rockwell, Brian Anthony Moreland, Schele Wiliams and The Shubert Foundation To Be Honored at Theatre Communications Group 2024 Gala (EXCLUSIVE)

David Rockwell, Brian Anthony Moreland, Schele Wiliams and The Shubert Foundation To Be Honored at Theatre Communications Group 2024 Gala (EXCLUSIVE)

Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for theater, has announced that the 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories will honor architect and designer David Rockwell, Broadway producer Brian Anthony Moreland, director Schele Wiliams and The Shubert Foundation. Outgoing executive director and CEO Teresa Eyring, who has been with the organization for 17 years, will also be … Read more

‘Saw XI’ Announced for September 2024 Release Date

‘Saw XI’ Announced for September 2024 Release Date

Lionsgate wants to play another game. The studio made a surprise announcement of “Saw XI” on Monday afternoon, along with plans for the 11th entry in the long-running horror franchise to hit theaters just nine months from now. The project was confirmed through an Instagram post, which feature roman numerals against a spooky “Saw” backdrop … Read more

‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

“Blue Eye Samurai” has been renewed for a second season at Netflix. Created by Amber Noizumi and Michael Green, “Blue Eye Samurai” tells the story of Mizu (voiced by Maya Erskine), a mixed-race master of the sword. Set in Edo-period Japan, Mizu lives a life in disguise seeking the deliverance of revenge. “When we started … Read more

Anne Hathaway’s ‘Barbie’ Movie Never Got Made. She Calls It a ‘Lucky Thing’ Because Margot Robbie’s Film ‘Was The Best Possible Version’

Anne Hathaway’s ‘Barbie’ Movie Never Got Made. She Calls It a ‘Lucky Thing’ Because Margot Robbie’s Film ‘Was The Best Possible Version’

Anne Hathaway appeared on the latest “Happy Sad Confused” podcast and called it “lucky” that her iteration of the “Barbie” movie never got off the ground considering the phenomenon that Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” became over the summer. Back in July 2017, Hathaway was announced as the star of Sony’s “Barbie” movie. Comedian … Read more

Why Spotify’s New Payment Model Falls Short For Emerging Artists: Guest Column

Why Spotify’s New Payment Model Falls Short For Emerging Artists: Guest Column

After much speculation on what Spotify’s updated payment model would actually look like, the streaming giant finally released a comprehensive breakdown in a blog post late last month. Although the post was titled Modernizing Our Royalty System to Drive an Additional $1 Billion toward Emerging and Professional Artists, emerging artists have been completely left out … Read more