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How ‘The Staircase’ Brings Kathleen Peterson’s Story to Life

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City transformed into a red carpet on Tuesday night for the premiere of The Staircase, starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette. The upcoming HBO Max series is based on the true story of novelist Michael Peterson (Firth), his sprawling North Carolina family and the suspicious death of […]

Charlotte Stoudt Discusses ‘Pieces of Her,’ ‘The Morning Show’ and the “Enigmatic Gaze of Toni Collette”

For a TV writer who only just launched her first series as creator and showrunner, Charlotte Stoudt’s resume is already pretty stacked. But, after stints on Homeland, Fosse/Verdon and House of Cards, it’s her Netflix adaptation of Karin Slaughter’s Pieces of Her that looks to help springboard the scribe’s industry profile. (The fact that she […]

Netflix’s ‘Pieces of Her’: TV Review

Based on the novel by Karin Slaughter, the thriller sees a young woman (Bella Heathcote) searching for the truth about her mother (Toni Collette) and their family history in the wake of a violent incident.

Bleecker Street Acquires ‘Mafia Mamma’ Action Comedy

Bleecker Street has taken the North American rights to Catherine Hardwicke’s action-comedy Mafia Mamma, to star Toni Collette, Monica Bellucci and Rob Huebel. The movie, to start production in May 2022 in Italy, follows a suburban American woman who inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire and exceeds all expectations as the new head of the family […]

Bradley Cooper Says Filming Full Frontal Nude Scene in ‘Nightmare Alley’ “Was Pretty Heavy”

In Guillermo del Toro’s neo-noir Nightmare Alley, Bradley Cooper stars as Stanton Carlisle, an ambitious and charismatic loner who takes the lessons learned working in a traveling carnival to Manhattan, where he masquerades as a mentalist only to get caught in a tangled web involving a love interest, a psychiatrist and one of her wealthy […]

Toni Collette, Anna Faris, Thomas Haden Church Teaming for Comedy ‘The Estate’ From ‘Love Wedding Repeat’ Director

Oscar nominee Toni Collette — soon to be seen in Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley — is teaming with Anna Faris (The House Bunny, Overboard) and fellow Oscar nominee Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Spider-Man: No Way Home) on The Estate. The comedy — from writer-director Dean Craig (Death at a Funeral, Love Wedding Repeat) — was […]

Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett Plan a Psychic Grift in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Nightmare Alley’ Trailer

Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett run a psychic grift that goes south in the full trailer for director and co-writer Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley. Released Thursday by Searchlight Pictures, the trailer for del Toro’s first film since the Oscar-winning Shape of Water teases a neo-noir psychological thriller that features Cooper starring as down on […]

Maria Zuckerman Promoted to Topic Studios President

First Look Media has promoted Maria Zuckerman to president of Topic Studios. Having joined the Spotlight producer in 2019 as executive vp and head of Topic Studios, Zuckerman will continue to lead the indie producer’s creative vision and overall strategy, including development, financing, and production across feature films, documentaries and more recently ramping up in […]

How to Stream ‘Mortal Kombat’ and 4 Other New Movies This Weekend

The martial-arts fantasy film hits HBO Max on April 23, while other new streaming films include Netflix's space drama 'Stowaway.'

‘Stowaway’: Film Review

Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette and Daniel Dae Kim star in Joe Penna's Netflix thriller about the crew of a space mission facing a perilous situation.

Rita Moreno Documentary to Open Sarasota Film Fest

Euros Lyn’s 'Dream Horse' will close the festival, while Brendan Walsh’s 'Centigrade' will play as a midnight horror special.

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ Trailer: Charlie Kaufman Explores Uncomfortable Trip to Meet the Parents

Inspired by Iain Reid's bestselling novel, the horror-thriller stars 'Chernobyl' actress Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, Toni Collette and David Thewlis and comes to Netflix Sept. 4.