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Viola Davis Set to Receive Kering Women in Motion Award During Cannes Film Festival

Viola Davis will be in motion in Cannes on May 22, making her way to the stage to pick up Kering’s Women in Motion Award. In announcing Davis as this year’s recipient, Kering and Cannes praised her “activism and achievements” while noting that she has been a passionate advocate for the rights of women and […]

Patty Jenkins ‘Star Wars’ Movie ‘Rogue Squadron’ Delayed (Exclusive)

Rogue Squadron, the Star Wars feature project due to be directed by Wonder Woman filmmaker Patty Jenkins, has been caught in the tractor beam and will take a little longer to make it to the big screen. Jenkins and writer Matthew Robinson have been developing Squadron for Lucasfilm for over a year, with the goal […]

Gal Gadot on Lynda Carter Joining Next ‘Wonder Woman’: “It’s Even Better This Time”

“We’re all three very excited about some things coming up with Wonder Woman 3,” franchise helmer Patty Jenkins teased at the recent DC FanDome, essentially confirming the third installment with herself, titular star Gal Gadot and TV’s original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter. Days later, Gadot told THR that “it means the world” to her to […]

Lynda Carter Reveals How ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Cameo Inspired Her New Song

When Lynda Carter made her memorable cameo in Wonder Woman 1984 as Asteria — a legendary Amazonian warrior with golden armor — the actress and singer was in the midst of working on a song inspired by her late husband, Robert A. Altman. Further influenced by Steve (Chris Pine) and Diana’s (Gal Gadlot) bittersweet love […]

Halle Berry on Conquering Self-Doubt to Direct First Film: “It’s F***ing Hard”

Halle Berry’s new film Bruised casts the groundbreaking Oscar winner as a down-and-out MMA fighter who heads back into the ring in search of redemption while facing her demons and juggling motherhood after the son she gave up reenters her life. The plot reads like a tall order and there’s more: Berry made her directorial […]

Patty Jenkins Challenges Studios to Commit to Theatrical Experience

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins urged Hollywood studios to commit to the big screen experience as they emerge from the pandemic — and received enthusiastic applause for the sentiment during a panel on Thursday at theater owners’ confab CinemaCon in Las Vegas. “I don’t know why we are talking about taking [exclusive theatrical windows] away,” […]

Patty Jenkins Thinks Streaming’s Day-and-Date Strategy Won’t Last

The pandemic led to a seismic shift in the motion picture business, but contrary to the opinions of industry analysts and studio chiefs everywhere, filmmaker Patty Jenkins isn’t so sure the day-and-date strategy will stick. “I don’t think it’s going to last,” the director told THR during a June 24 jaunt through the revamped Warner […]

‘Star Wars’: Patty Jenkins’ ‘Rogue Squadron’ Gets a Writer (Exclusive)

The mystery of who is writing Patty Jenkins’ Star Wars movie has been solved. Matthew Robinson, who co-wrote and co-directed with Ricky Gervais the 2009 comedy The Invention of Lying, is penning the script to Rogue Squadron, which Jenkins is due to direct for Lucasfilm and Disney, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Lucasfilm had no […]

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Shows Promise for HBO Max, Audience Survey Finds

The superhero sequel has been watched more in its first few days than any 2020 SVOD title surveyed by Screen Engine, although Disney+ and Pixar's holiday offering 'Soul' wasn't far behind.

Who Braved Seeing ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ in Theaters Amid the Pandemic

The superhero sequel debuted to $16.7 million domestically at the Christmas box office, the best showing since the pandemic began despite continued cinema closures in many major markets.

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Opens to Pandemic-Best $16.7M at Christmas Box Office, Third Film Confirmed

'Wonder Woman 1984' opened to an estimated $16.7 million domestically at the Christmas box office, the best weekend debut since the novel coronavirus began, according to Warner Bros. A third film has been announced. 

‘News of the World’ Delivers $1.1M at Christmas Day Box Office, ‘WW84’ Grosses MIA

Breaking from tradition amid the ongoing pandemic, Warner Bros. isn't providing numbers for 'Wonder Woman 1984' in the customary fashion until the end of the weekend.