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Events of the Week: ‘Bullet Train,’ ‘A League of Their Own’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Bullet Train, Easter Sunday, Prey and A League of Their Own. Bullet Train Los Angeles premiere Sony’s Bullet Train stopped in Los Angeles on Monday, where stars Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, […]

‘Luck’ Review: Jane Fonda and Whoopi Goldberg Enliven Apple TV+’s Sweet, Familiar Animated Feature

A chronically unlucky woman teams up with a magical cat in hopes of turning her and her friend's fates around in this feature from Skydance Animation.

John Lasseter’s Second Act

In early 2020 while preparing to direct Luck, Skydance Animation’s first feature film, Peggy Holmes met with some unlikely consultants on the story. The lead character in Luck, an unlucky yet indomitable young woman named Sam, has grown up in foster care, and so Holmes interviewed kids with similar experiences in Ventura County, California, to […]

Apple, Skydance Animation Release First ‘Luck’ Trailer

The trailer for Luck follows Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world. The first trailer dropped Wednesday and shows off the animated feature, which is from Apple Original Films and is the first produced by Skydance Animation. Everything about Sam’s (voiced by Eva Noblezada) day goes wrong until she finds a lucky penny that […]

Annecy: Apple and Skydance Bring New ‘Luck’ Footage to French Animation Festival

Director Peggy Holmes led a presentation of new footage from Luck, the first animated feature from Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation as part of their overall deal, Tuesday at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Slated to debut Aug. 5 on Apple TV+, the story follows Sam Greenfield, voiced by Eva Noblezada, who is […]

Skydance, Apple Push Back ‘Luck’ to August, Set Additional Voice Cast

Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation announced that the upcoming animated feature Luck has moved from a previously announced Feb. 18 release date to Aug 5, on Apple TV+. Also on Tuesday, the studios revealed that the voice cast includes Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Flula Borg, Lil Rel Howery, Colin O’Donoghue, John Ratzenberger and Adelynn […]

Whoopi Goldberg to Voice A Lead Role in Animated ‘Luck’

Whoopi Goldberg will voice a lead role in Luck, an Apple and Skydance Animation feature set for release on Apple+. Directed by Peggy Holmes and written by Kiel Murray, the story centers on the unluckiest girl in the world, who after stumbling upon the never-before-seen world of good and bad luck, must join together with magical […]

Apple Acquires ‘Luck,’ ‘Spellbound’ From Skydance Animation

Their overall deal includes animated TV shows like 'The Search for WondLa,' which gets a series order.

Hollywood Docket: ‘Luck’ Horse Deaths Lawsuit Settled

Plus, Conde Nast wins a case over Vogue's Kanye West-Kim Kardashian cover, and Lionsgate beats a 'Twilight' suit

Hollywood Docket: HBO Escapes Lawsuit Over ‘Luck’ Horse Deaths

New entertainment law developments including a trial against MP3Tunes, a Harper Lee settlement, a Michael Jordan appellate victory and a lawsuit targeting Ain't It Cool News.

HBO Pushes Judge to Reject Amended ‘Luck’ Lawsuit

A former American Humane Association employee says the organization looked the other way or covered up animal abuse on productions including "Life of Pi" and "The Hobbit."

New HBO ‘Luck’ Court Filing Claims Rampant Hollywood Animal Abuse

An amended lawsuit comes with graphic pictures and allegations against "Life of Pi," "The Hobbit" and Steven Spielberg.