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Shia LaBeouf-Starrer ‘Padre Pio’ From Abel Ferrara to Open Mammoth Film Festival (Exclusive)

The Mammoth Film Festival is set to open with Shia LeBeouf’s Padre Pio, Abel Ferrara’s historical drama that debuted at Venice. Ferrara’s latest feature has LeBoeuf playing an Italian friar who rose to prominence at a time when fascist powers began to take over Italy. Padre Pio also stars Asia Argento, Marco Leonardi and Christina […]

Sandra Seacat, Actress and Beloved Acting Coach, Dies at 86

Sandra Seacat, the actress and influential acting coach who as a Lee Strasberg disciple taught the craft to the likes of Laura Dern, Mickey Rourke, Harvey Keitel, Common, Andrew Garfield, Michelle Williams and many others, has died. She was 86. Seacat died Tuesday of natural causes in Santa Monica, family friend and publicist Stan Rosenfield […]

If Hollywood’s a High School, Who’s in the Drama Club? The Chess Club? The Hellfire Club?

Drama Club The Don’t Worry Darling gang Much like the film itself, a psychological thriller set in a Mad Men-era utopia, the PR campaign for Don’t Worry Darling saw a web of cracks undermine a picture-perfect facade. The internet obsession of late summer consisted of a series of mysteries: Was original co-star Shia LaBeouf fired […]

#MeToo, Five Years Later: No One’s Fully Returned From “Cancellation” — No, Not Even Louis C.K. (Analysis)

Amid the torrent of accusations leveled against powerful Hollywood men in the frenzied first few months of the #MeToo era, industry observers often shared the same jaded expectation. Short of arrest or indictment, the thinking went, the accused would be back on their feet after a brief time-out and a few memory-cleansing news cycles, carrying […]

Shia LaBeouf Responds to Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Counterclaims: “It Is What It Is”

No stranger to controversy, Shia LaBeouf kicked up a media frenzy when — ahead of Don’t Worry Darling’s Sept. 5 world premiere at the Venice Film Festival — he released a trove of texts and a video from director Olivia Wilde in an effort to disprove Wilde’s claims of having fired him from the film. […]

Venice: Olivia Wilde Declines to Address “Noise” About Florence Pugh in ‘Don’t Worry Darling,’ Festival Shuts Down Question About Shia LaBeouf

Olivia Wilde did her best to dodge questions about the scandals surrounding her feature Don’t Worry Darling during a Venice Film Festival press event Monday, with some significant help from the festival itself. In what felt at times like a carefully stage-managed media meet that sought to ignore several elephants in the room, many journalists […]

Venice: All Eyes on ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ as Olivia Wilde’s Scandal-Plagued Film Could Dominate Festival Attention

Following a flurry of headlines over the past week, the hottest ticket at this year’s Venice Film Festival is now almost certainly set to be the press conference for Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling. Assuming Wilde shows up alongside her female lead, Florence Pugh, and co-star Harry Styles (who THR has confirmed will attend, although, perhaps surprisingly, he is only a […]

Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’ Casts Talia Shire, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman and More

Francis Ford Coppola is rounding out the cast to his big-budget indie film Megalopolis. The call sheet is now a family affair, with Coppola’s sister (and his Godfather star) Talia Shire and nephew Jason Schwartzman joining the project. Also joining the cast are Shia LaBeouf, Grace VanderWaal, Kathryn Hunter and James Remar. Megalopolis notably marks […]

Amanda Mackey, Casting Director on ‘A League of Their Own,’ ‘The Fugitive’ and ‘The Normal Heart,’ Dies at 70

Amanda Mackey, the busy casting director who worked on The Fugitive and four other films for director Andrew Davis and shared an Emmy nomination for populating Larry Kramer‘s The Normal Heart, has died. She was 70. Mackey died Saturday at Calvary Hospital in Brooklyn after a battle with myelodysplastic syndrome, a form of blood cancer, longtime business partner Cathy […]

Shia LaBeouf-Starrer ‘Padre Pio’ From Abel Ferrara to Premiere in Venice Days Lineup

Shia LaBeouf’s latest performance, a turn as an Italian monk in Abel Ferrara’s Padre Pio, will get its world premiere in Venice as part of the Venice Days lineup, the independently-run sidebar to the Venice International Film Festival. LaBeouf, who co-starred in 2020 Venice Festival competition title Pieces of a Woman, took a well-publicized break […]

Scott Eastwood Recalls “Volatile Moment” With Shia LaBeouf While Filming ‘Fury’

Scott Eastwood is looking back on a tense moment with Shia LaBeouf while filming the 2014 film Fury. In an interview with Insider published Friday, the actor reflected on filming David Ayer’s war drama alongside LaBeouf and Brad Pitt, including a tense moment that upset LaBeouf. In the script, Eastwood’s character has a moment in […]

Amazon’s ‘A Man Named Scott’: Film Review

Kid Cudi opens up about his music, his life and his artistic philosophy in an intimate documentary directed by Robert Alexander.