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Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King to Star in Untitled Netflix Romantic Comedy

Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and Joey King are set to star in an untitled romantic comedy that Richard LaGravenese will direct for Netflix. LaGravenese — the screenwriter of such movies as The Fisher King, The Bridges of Madison County and Behind the Candelabra — is also writing the script, polishing the initial spec screenplay by […]

Blumhouse Names Universal Exec Abhijay Prakash as President

Jason Blum’s Blumhouse banner has a successor to Charles Layton as president. Abhijay Prakash will follow Layton, an 8-year Blumhouse veteran, in overseeing the running of the production outfit. Prakash served as president of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and before that was separately COO of DreamWorks Animation and Focus Features. Layton will become vice-chairman and […]

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Snags $61M as ‘Firestarter’ Flames Out

Marvel Studios and Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, finished its second weekend with nearly $700 million in global ticket sales. Directed by Sam Raimi, the sequel grossed $61 million from 4,534 theaters for a 10-day domestic total of $291.9 million. The film dipped 67 percent from its $187 million […]

Zac Efron in ‘Firestarter’: Film Review

The actor stars in this remake of the 1984 horror film based on Stephen King's book.

‘Firestarter’ to Open Simultaneously in Theaters and on Peacock

Blumhouse and Universal’s new movie adaptation of Stephen King’s Firestarter will ignite simultaneously in theaters and on Peacock on May 13, 2022. Universal revealed the news on Wednesday. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new era whereby Hollywood studios are collapsing theatrical windows. Stephen King’s 1980 book, which will be adapted by Scott Teems, […]

Zac Efron Sells L.A. Home, Buys Land Down Under

Rumors have swirled for nearly a year that busy-as-a-beaver (and newly single) American actor Zac Efron would like to permanently relocate to Australia, where he’s spent much of the last year living in the popular, scenic and surf-centric town of Byron Bay. Now that he’s sold his longtime home in the celeb-saturated Los Feliz area […]

Zac Efron to Star in Australian Survival Thriller ‘Gold’

Zac Efron is to star in the Australian survival thriller 'Gold,' with Anthony Hayes co-starring and directing.

Zac Efron to Star in ‘Firestarter’ Adaptation from Blumhouse, Universal

Zac Efron will star in Universal and Blumhouse's adaptation of Firestarter.

Zac Efron to Star in ‘Three Men and a Baby’ Remake for Disney+ (Exclusive)

Zac Efron is on board to star in 'Three Men and a Baby,' a remake of the 1987 comedy being made by Disney.

Jake Szymanski to Direct Treasure Hunt Comedy for Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8

Studio 8 has tapped Tour de Pharmacy director Jake Szymanski to helm a buddy treasure hunt comedy now in development.

‘Down to Earth With Zac Efron’: TV Review

The ‘High School Musical’ star and wellness guru Darin Olien travel the world for Netflix, learning about sustainability and occasionally eating with locals in ‘Down to Earth With Zac Efron.’

‘Scoob!’: Film Review

Will Forte, Gina Rodriguez, Zac Efron, Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried lead a cast set on revealing the origins of teen detective agency Mystery Inc. in Warner Bros.' animated family comedy 'Scoob!'