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How a Suggestion From Ta-Nehisi Coates Inspired Barry Jenkins to Write ‘Moonlight’

On May 10, Amazon Prime Video in partnership with Film at Lincoln Center and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a private virtual event in support of the streamer’s new series The Underground Railroad. It featured Oscar winner Barry Jenkins and his star Thuso Mbedu in a conversation moderated by best-selling author Ta-Nehisi […]

Hollywood Tentpoles Lacking Diversity Face Steep Box Office Losses (Study)

Big and medium-sized Hollywood movies lacking diversity in front and behind the camera risk box office blues, according to UCLA's latest Hollywood diversity report.

Toronto: Pietro Marcello’s ‘Martin Eden’ Wins Platform Prize

Pietro Marcello's Martin Eden, an adaptation of the Jack London novel set in 1880s Naples, on Thursday was named as the winner of the Platform competition, while Heather Young's Murmur nabbed the FIPRESCI prize at the Toronto Film Festival.

‘When They See Us’ Star Jharrel Jerome on First Emmy Nom: “I’m on a Whole Other Planet Right Now”

Jharrel Jerome on Tuesday picked up his first Emmy nomination for lead actor in a limited series for his turn as Korey Wise on 'When They See Us,' alongside 15 other mentions for Ava DuVernay's Netflix four-parter.

Toronto: Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian, Jessica Kiang Join Competition Jury

The Toronto Film Festival has named Chevalier director Athina Rachel Tsangari, new Berlinale artistic director Carlo Chatrian and film critic Jessica Kiang to the jury for the 2019 Platform competition.

Jax Media Taps John Hodges to Launch Film Unit

Jax Media, the production company behind TV comedy hits like 'Broad City' and 'Inside Amy Schumer,' has tapped John Hodges to head up a new film division.

Mahershala Ali Tracks His Oscar-Winning Style Evolution With Stylist Van Van Alonso

Mahershala Ali ranks his top fashion looks with stylist Van Van Alonso.

Barry Jenkins Quietly Raced to Make ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ in Shadow of ‘Moonlight’s’ Success

Despite 'Moonlight' creating Oscar history when it won best picture in 2017, Barry Jenkins disregarded other film offers to carry on his dream adaptation, 'If Beale Street Could Talk.'

Why Lee Daniels Got Behind ‘Pimp’

Lee Daniels' interview on why he executive produced on Christine Crokos' directorial debut, the movie 'Pimp,' out Friday and starring Keke Palmer as a lesbian pimp.

‘Borg vs. McEnroe’ Secures 10 Nominations for Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards

Shia LaBeouf's performance as John McEnroe in Janus Metz' tennis biopic scored a Guldbagge best supporting actor nom, a rare feat for a non-Nordic actor.

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Selected as Best Picture by L.A. Film Critics Association

'The Shape of Water' and 'Get Out' also are among the winners; the awards will be handed out Jan. 13 at the group's annual dinner.

David Oyelowo to Star in Disney Musical From ‘Moonlight’ Playwright

The feature would be a mash-up of 'Othello' and 'Cyrano de Bergerac.'