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Syrian Refugee Sara Mardini on Her Long Swim to Freedom, Netflix’s ‘The Swimmers’ and Her Trial

The 27-year-old and her sister saved 18 people by dragging a sinking barge to the Italian coast. The subject of a Netflix film and new documentary, Mardini now finds herself on trial for helping migrants to safety in Europe.

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Marketing ‘The Flash’: No Ezra Miller, But Lots of Batman and TV Spots

In late August 2022, Ezra Miller trekked to Warner Bros. for their first meeting with film chairs Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy. The sit-down followed months of legal and personal troubles for the actor, with a string of arrests and bad headlines threatening to derail The Flash, the $200 million feature Miller had been attached to […]

Johnny Depp’s Cannes Starrer ‘Jeanne du Barry’ Lands Domestic Distribution  

Jeanne du Barry, the opening night from this year’s Cannes Film Festival that stars embattled actor Johnny Depp, will get a North American release. Vertical has landed the domestic rights to the period drama, which was directed by and co-stars Maïwenn. Depp play King Louis XV and the film follows his relationship with Jeanne Vaubernier, […]

‘Hocus Pocus 3’ in the Works at Disney

Another Hocus Pocus is in the works. Sean Bailey, president of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, confirmed in an interview with The New York Times that Hocus Pocus 3 is happening. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Anne Fletcher and Jen D’Angelo will be returning to direct and write, respectively, after collaborating on Hocus Pocus 2. […]

‘Elemental’ Steps Into the Ring as Major Box Office Test for Pixar

After one of the most impressive winning streaks in Hollywood history, Pixar has seen its fortunes reversed in recent years, with last year’s flop Lightyear and a pandemic-era policy of sending its features straight to streaming at Disney+. Now, Pixar faces a major test of brand strength as it prepares to unveil Elemental, its first […]

50 Cent, Megan Fox Team Up With Sylvester Stallone in Action-Packed ‘Expendables 4’ Trailer

The first trailer for The Expendables 4 sees franchise stalwarts Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham teaming up with a cast of series newcomers like 50 Cent and Megan Fox. In the latest entry of the long-running action franchise, the old timers and newbies charged with averting World War III by taking out “terrorists [who] have […]

Locarno Film Festival Open Doors Lineup Focuses on Caribbean, Latin America Cinema

For the second year running, the Locarno Film Festival is dedicating its Open Doors program, a co-production platform that focuses on cinema from underrepresented countries, to films from Latin America and the Caribbean. The 2023 Open Doors project hub lineup, unveiled Wednesday, includes eight in-development features from across the Americas. Among the highlights are Milky […]

Park Chan-wook to Produce, Co-Write Korean Period Thriller ‘War and Revolt’ for Netflix

Acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook has set up his first project with Netflix. The director of Old Boy and last year’s stunning romantic noir Decision to Leave will co-write and produce the period thriller War and Revolt, set during Korea’s Joseon dynasty. The film will be directed by Kim Sang-man, known for his well-received […]

‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Team on Bringing the Iconic Characters to Life in a New Way: “It’s a Dream Come True”

The Transformers: Rise of the Beasts red carpet in New York City was filled with fans-turned-stars, who grew up watching the movies and playing with the toys, and now found themselves celebrating their parts in bringing these iconic characters to life. “It’s a dream come true,” Cristo Fernández told The Hollywood Reporter at the premiere […]

Chris Hemsworth Says Director Criticisms of MCU Are “Super Depressing,” Chalks Mixed ‘Thor 4’  Reviews Up to Movie Being “Too Silly”

Chris Hemsworth says that the criticism of MCU movies by his directing heroes is “super depressing,” and shares that the mixed reviews behind Thor 4 may have been a result of the film’s team having “too much fun.” Speaking to British GQ for a profile published on Tuesday, the Extraction and Furiosa star opened up […]

‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Star Laura Harrier on Remixing the 1992 Classic, ‘Spider-Man’ Memories and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Impact

White Men Can’t Jump (2023) star Laura Harrier knows what it’s like to be the newcomer on set. After all, it wasn’t too long ago that she made what she considers to be her feature film debut opposite Michael Keaton in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). So, in Calmatic’s new take on Ron Shelton’s 1992 classic, White […]

Rachel Sennott, Ayo Edebiri Start a High School Fight Club to Hook Up With Cheerleaders in ‘Bottoms’ Trailer

Rachel Sennott and Ayo Edebiri are literally fighting for a chance to find love at their high school in the first full trailer for the forthcoming comedy Bottoms. Director Emma Seligman’s feature focuses on PJ (Sennott) and Josie (Edebiri), who start a fight club in an unconventional effort to lose their virginities to two popular […]

Bryan Singer Floating Doc That Will Address Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Bryan Singer is planning a documentary feature that would address the sexual misconduct allegations against him, and also chronicle his attempt to make a filmmaking comeback years after a career implosion. Documentary sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the project has been floated in the non-fiction world, with Variety reporting that the disgraced director is […]