The incident puts further pressure on the conglomerate’s film studio Le Vision Pictures, which co-produced Matt Damon’s ‘The Great Wall’ and owns a joint venture with former Paramount president Adam Goodman. Troubled Chinese conglomerate LeEco, the parent company of Le Vision Pictures, was plunged deeper into crisis on Tuesday after a Shanghai court froze $182
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Elsewhere, ‘Baby Driver’ continued to impress, while Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler’s ‘The House’ is further demolished. Gru and his pesky minions ran amok at the July Fourth box-office picnic. Early estimates for Tuesday show Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 handily winning Independence Day with an estimated $13 million, putting the movie’s five-day
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“The European Commission’s action could create a pro-Google, ‘circle the wagons’ mindset among Team Trump,” said one Wall Street observer. The European Union last week issued a record 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine against online giant Google, arguing it has been skewing search results, favoring its own shopping search service over competitors’ offers. “What
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Also: Scott Waugh’s new film ‘6 Below’ will screen on the Italian island. Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino will be honored at the upcoming Ischia Global Film & Music Festival on July 12 with the festival’s Regina Isabella Global Award. Following her award presentation, the festival will screen Scott Waugh’s 6 Below, a new film starring
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Also starring Billy Bob Thornton, Sterling K. Brown, John Lithgow and Jeffrey Wright. Six stars at the top of their game — including Riz Ahmed (The Night Of), Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Billy Bob Thornton (Goliath), Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), John Lithgow (The Crown) and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld) — open up about appreciating early
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At $198 million and slowing dramatically, the last Michael Bay-directed installment in the robot franchise won’t come close to matching its predecessor’s big $330 million China total in 2014. Transformers: The Last Knight continued its precipitous decline at the Chinese box office over the weekend, earning just $30.5 million from Friday to Sunday, a 75
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“It’s hard enough to make one of these things entertaining or funny, but when you’re walking that line between therapy or comedy writing — you don’t get paid for therapy,” Silveri told THR. It’s difficult enough to write anything, let alone something so personal. When asked about writing about his experiences growing up during The
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The ‘Despicable Me’ entry came in notably behind expectations in a surprise twist, while ‘Baby Driver’ is proving a powerful antidote to summer popcorn fare with a $30 million launch; ‘The House’ marks the worst wide opening of Will Ferrell’s career in a leading role. This year’s fireworks display at the July Fourth holiday box
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“There’s no bridge to this conversation. We’re building up for a civil war,” the creator and showrunner told THR. Black-ish creator and showrunner Kenya Barris was planning on taking a “back seat” in the writing process of the show’s latest season, but then Donald Trump was elected president. “Watching my kids break down, watching my
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The studio no longer plans to distribute original videos through its owned-and-operated social platforms as it sets its sights on selling more efficiently to digital and traditional buyers. New Form Digital, the three-year-old studio established by Discovery Communications in partnership with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, is laying off a small number of staff as
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In the first half of the year, the sector seemingly at war with the president is underperforming the broader markets. Stocks have thus far thrived in the era of President Trump, but one sector is lagging: entertainment media. In the first half of 2017, the S&P 500 is up 8.2 percent, but five of the
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Also starring Pamela Adlon, Minnie Driver, Kathryn Hahn, Issa Rae. Serious talk from comedy stars Emmy Rossum (Shameless), America Ferrera (Superstore), Pamela Adlon (Better Things), Minnie Driver (Speechless), Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick) and Issa Rae (Insecure) on The Hollywood Reporter‘s Comedy Actress Roundtable included discussions about being asked to audition in a two-piece swimsuit
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