HBO Max’s Japanese Crime Series ‘Tokyo Vice’ Sells Wide
Tokyo Vice, HBO Max’s new Japanese crime series, has found several international homes, with Endeavor Content closing sales on the hourlong crime drama with multiple broadcasters. Endeavor unveiled Thursday that it has sold the show to Canal+ in France, Canada’s Crave channel and to Paramount+ in Australia, with Starzplay taking rights for the U.K. and […]
HBO Max’s ‘Tokyo Vice’: TV Review
This adaptation of Jake Adelstein's memoir about working as a journalist in Tokyo features Ansel Elgort in a leading role and Michael Mann behind the camera for the pilot.
Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Sings Off-Key With $10.5M Opening
Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed West Side Story sang off-key in its domestic debut with a subdued $10.5 million from 2,800 theaters, but the closing “number” has yet to be written regarding the musical’s box office fate. Heading into the weekend, 20th Century and Disney had hoped the big-budget event pic — which hits the big […]
Box Office: ‘West Side Story’ Heads for Worrisome $10M-$11M Opening
Steven Spielberg’s critically acclaimed West Side Story posted a subdued opening day gross of $4.1 million from 2,820 theaters at the Friday box office and looks headed for a disappointing domestic opening in the $10 million to $11 million range. The good news: If those projections hold, the 20th Century and Disney film will claim […]
‘West Side Story’ Team Reacts to Gulf Nations Ban: “This Film Will Overcome Any Border”
Earlier this week, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story adaptation will not screen in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman or Kuwait. Sources cited the Gulf Nations’ opposition to the character Anybodys, written as transgender in the new version and played by nonbinary actor Iris Menas. At Tuesday’s […]
Analysis: Oscar Race Comes Into Focus as Last Unseen Contenders, ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Nightmare Alley,’ Finally Screen
The race to the 94th Oscars came into much clearer focus this week with the unveiling of the last two Oscar hopefuls that had yet to screen for pundits: Disney’s West Side Story on Monday — right on the heels of Stephen Sondheim’s passing on Friday — and Disney subsidiary Searchlight’s Nightmare Alley on Wednesday. West […]
Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’: Film Review
The 1957 musical masterwork is sumptuously reimagined, with Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler as the young lovers torn apart by a climate of hate and intolerance.
First Look: The Making of ‘West Side Story’ to Be Chronicled in New Book (Exclusive)
Readers will have a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at West Side Story in a new book. Publisher Abrams will release West Side Story: The Making of the Steven Spielberg Film on Nov. 16, The Hollywood Reporter can exclusively announce. The book will chronicle the musical’s journey back to the big screen. Author Laurent Bouzereau […]
Michael Mann’s ‘Tokyo Vice’ HBO Max Series Fills Out Cast
Michael Mann’s HBO Max crime series Tokyo Vice is filling out its cast. Series leads Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, as well as the previously announced Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf and Rinko Kikuchi, are joined by Japanese actors Hideaki Ito, Show Kasamatsu and Tomohisa Yamashita, who will be series regulars. In the show, created and written by […]
Spielberg ‘West Side Story’ Remake Drops Grandiose Trailer
West Side Story dropped its official trailer Wednesday, and the Steven Spielberg remake looks as epic as the original Oscar-winning musical. A little more than two minutes in length, the preview outlines the classic story of forbidden love between Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler) and the hatred the rival Jets and Sharks gangs […]
Japan’s WOWOW Boards Michael Mann’s ‘Tokyo Vice’ Series
Japan's leading pay TV company WOWOW is boarding Michael Mann's crime series 'Tokyo Vice,' taking all local rights and co-producing the show with HBO Max and Endeavor Content.
Ansel Elgort Responds to Accusation of Sexual Assault
Ansel Elgort responded on Saturday to an allegation of sexual assault that surfaced on social media earlier this week from a woman who identified herself just by her first name, Gabby.