1. Michael Jackson Estate Sues HBO Over 'Leaving Neverland' Documentary

    February 21, 2019 2:32 PM EST 0 0 0 'Leaving Neverland' is alleged in a new suit to constitute a breach of a deal the pop singer had in 1992. The Michael Jackson Estate is hardly letting go of  Leaving Neverland , the documentary about the late pop star's alleged sexual ...

  2. 5 Things We Learned From The Diplomats' 'Diplomatic Ties' Screening in New York

    February 21, 2019 10:46 AM EST 0 0 0 On a snowy Wednesday night in lower Manhattan, Jim Jones -- everyone’s favorite meteorologist -- had an accurate weather report for the audience at iPic Theaters, who braved the cold to attend a screening of The Diplomats’   Diplomatic Ties  documen ...

  3. Michael Jackson Accusers Detail Road to 'Leaving Neverland' Doc

    February 21, 2019 8:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Wade Robson and James Safechuck didn’t know what to think when the lights went up after the first public screening of Leaving Neverland  late last month at the Sundance Film Festival. In the 236-minute documentary that will air in two parts on HBO a ...

  4. Khalid to Make 'SNL' Debut On Upcoming Idris Elba Episode

    February 20, 2019 1:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Khalid is preparing to make his Saturday Night Live performance debut. The Grammy-nominated singer will join acclaimed actor Idris Elba on the March 9 episode of the show in the wind-up to the April release of his anticipated second full-length albu ...

  5. 'Green Book' Subject Don Shirley's Heir Speaks Out for First Time

    February 19, 2019 3:04 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Kappeyne & John Scoulios were two young men who stumbled into the musician's life -- and neither would be the same again. As the movie about their mentor nears Oscar immortality, they describe the man they knew and loved. In the fin ...

  6. Watch the Trailer for Controversial Michael Jackson Doc 'Leaving Neverland'

    February 19, 2019 2:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Wade Robson & James Safechuck describe their childhood relationships with the late pop icon. The first official trailer for the controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland debuted on Tuesday (Feb. 19), and it finds the two men at ...

  7. Inside the Harlem-Inspired Music of 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

    February 15, 2019 12:55 PM EST 0 0 0 When Barry Jenkins hired Nicholas Britell to write the score for his 2016 film Moonlight , he hadn’t heard a note of Britell’s music. “The vibe was that strong,” says Jenkins of when they met. His instinct was right: Britell secured his first Academ ...

  8. 'A Star Is Born': Why the Disturbing Familiarity of Its Story Remains So Important

    February 15, 2019 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Since A Star Is Born , Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book stunned audiences and went on to sweep the 2019 awards season, the topic of authenticity and the pursuit of it has dominated the discourse surrounding them. But only one of these music-themed m ...

  9. Bradley Cooper Has Officially Retired His 'A Star is Born' Jackson Maine Voice: Watch

    February 15, 2019 8:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Cooper tells Stephen Colbert that he won't bring it back out for his upcoming Academy Award performance. It's time to let the old ways die, according to A Star is Born  director/star Bradley Cooper , who told Stephen Colbert on Thursday ni ...

  10. 'A Star Is Born' Sound Mixer on Concert Film Challenges, Avoiding Music Leaks

    February 15, 2019 7:45 AM EST 0 0 0 "This is Lady Gaga, one of the biggest pop stars in the world, so she's going to have all these new songs and people are going to want to hear them, so how do we protect that?" Steve Morrow said in a sit-down with The Hollywood Report ...

  11. How 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Overcame Development Struggles, Director's Firing to Earn 5 Oscar Noms

    February 14, 2019 2:39 PM EST 0 0 0 The movie got off to a bumpy start when shooting got underway in September 2017 but ultimately became the top-grossing biopic of all time. There were numerous moments over the years when  Bohemian Rhapsody  could have bit the dust and become yet ano ...

  12. Tribeca Film Festival to Open With Apollo Theater Doc

    February 14, 2019 7:33 AM EST 0 0 0 The 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival will open with the premiere of a documentary about New York City’s iconic Apollo Theater in Harlem.    Festival organizers Wednesday (Feb. 13) announced that Roger Ross Williams’ The Apollo  will kick of ...

  13. 'Green Book' Official Soundtrack Passes 1 Million Global Streams

    February 13, 2019 6:59 PM EST 0 0 0 The  Green Book  original soundtrack exceeded 1 million global streams, according to its label Milan Records, the highest-streamed jazz soundtrack in the label's history. The streams have doubled from around 10,000 per day in January 2019 to ne ...

  14. Disney Releases 'Frozen 2' Teaser Trailer: Watch

    February 13, 2019 10:27 AM EST 0 0 0 The sequel is set to hit theaters later this year. Disney unveiled the first teaser trailer for  Frozen 2  on Wednesday (Feb. 13). In the preview, ice queen Elsa (Idina Menzel ) attempts to conquer another element as she struggles to freeze over the ...

  15. In 'Yesterday' Trailer, Beatlemania Ensues Without The Beatles: Watch

    February 12, 2019 2:26 PM EST 0 0 0 The new Danny Boyle-directed film asks the question: What if The Beatles had never existed? Imagine a world without The Beatles . That’s the premise of the new movie Yesterday , which dropped its first trailer on Tuesday (Feb. 12). Directed by Danny ...

  16. Elle Fanning Sings Ellie Goulding's 'Lights' in New 'Teen Spirit' Trailer: Watch

    February 12, 2019 11:53 AM EST 0 0 0 Elle Fanning channels Ellie Goulding as she sings the Brit's 2012 hit "Lights" in the new trailer for  Teen Spirit . In the upcoming film, Fanning stars as aspiring Polish pop singer named Violet who enters a singing competition in th ...

  17. Miley Cyrus Glamorously Stands in For Sick Liam Hemsworth on 'Isn't It Romantic' Red Carpet: See the Pics

    February 12, 2019 8:03 AM EST 0 0 0 Married couples pitch in to help each other all the time: they take turns picking up calls from their spouse's parents, they grab each other's dry cleaning, and, if they're Miley Cyrus , they walk the red carpet at their sick movie st ...

  18. Taylor Swift Steps Out at BAFTAs Afterparty With Joe Alwyn: See Pic

    February 11, 2019 10:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Though she got blanked at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (Feb. 10), it looks like Taylor Swift still got a chance to get close to some gold statues in London thanks to boyfriend Joe Alwyn's role in the biggest winner at the BA ...

  19. Lady Gaga Reacts to Her BAFTA Win While Getting Ready for the Grammys

    February 10, 2019 3:42 PM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga was in the midst of getting ready for the 2019 Grammy Awards on Sunday afternoon (Feb. 10) when she received the happy news that A Star Is Born has continued its winning streak at yet another ceremony. At the 2019 British Academy Film Awar ...

  20. Jessie Reyez Channels 'Inner Turmoil' for New Spanish-Language Song 'Con El Viento' From 'Roma' Album

    February 08, 2019 6:55 PM EST 0 0 0 R&B breakout speaks exclusively with Billboard about her new ballad, from the just-released "Music Inspired by the Film Roma." On Friday (Feb. 8), Sony Music released a new companion album for Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-nominated movie Rom ...

  21. Jorma Taccone Says Lonely Island Is Working On Fyre Festival Spoof: 'We're Figuring It All Out Right Now'

    February 08, 2019 12:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Seth Rogen is also on board. Jorma Taccone has revealed his plans to make a big-screen parody of the Fyre Festival. Taccone is working on the Fyre Festival film with Seth Rogen and his fellow Lonely Island members Akiza Schaffer and Andy Samberg. Th ...

  22. Chris Pratt Covers 'Everything Is Awesome' as 'Parks & Rec's Andy Dwyer: Watch

    February 07, 2019 11:53 AM EST 0 0 0 The "Lego Movie" anthem gets a Mouse Rat remix. Bye bye Li'l Sebastian, hello Lego! Chris Pratt stopped by The Graham Norton Show on Wednesday (Feb. 6) and gave an impromptu performance of “Everything Is Awesome,” the theme song from ...

  23. Bradley Cooper Says He's 'Embarrassed' By Best Director Oscar Snub: 'I Didn't Do My Job'

    February 07, 2019 10:42 AM EST 0 0 0 The 'Star Is Born' actor talked with Oprah during her 'Supersoul Conversations' special on Tuesday (Feb. 5). Bradley Cooper has received all sorts of nominations for his starring role and directorial debut in A Star Is Born . But ...

  24. Liam Hemsworth Talks Miley Cyrus' Impressive Wedding Ring on 'Tonight Show': Watch

    February 07, 2019 8:04 AM EST 0 0 0 Liam Hemsworth paid a visit to  The Tonight Show  on Wednesday night (Feb. 6) to talk about his upcoming movie as well as the thing that everyone wanted to really know about: the impressive wedding ring he got his wife, Miley Cyrus . Host Jimmy Fall ...

  25. BAFTA Suspends Bryan Singer 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Nomination Amid Misconduct Allegations

    February 07, 2019 7:29 AM EST 0 0 0 The British Academy of Film and Television Arts says it is suspending its nomination of director Bryan Singer amid accusations that he sexually assaulted minors. Singer had been among those nominated for his work on the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsod ...

  26. Beck, Robyn and The Lonely Island Drop Uber-Catchy 'Super Cool' From 'Lego Movie 2': Listen

    February 06, 2019 12:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Beck  has teamed up with The Lonely Island and Robyn for “Super Cool,” a track exclusively recorded for the end credits of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part . Released today (Feb. 6), the electro-pop track has the collaborators harmonizing to the fe ...

  27. Ava DuVernay Boycotts Super Bowl Over NFL's 'Racist Treatment' of Colin Kaepernick

    February 03, 2019 12:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Ava DuVernay is boycotting Sunday's Super Bowl in support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. "I will not be a spectator, viewer or supporter of the #SuperBowl today in protest of the @NFL’s racist treatment of @Kaepernick7 and its ...

  28. 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Star Rami Malek Speaks Out About Bryan Singer: 'My Situation Was Not Pleasant'

    February 02, 2019 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 "Everyone deserves a voice and anyone who wants to talk about what happened with Bryan deserves to have their voice heard." Rami Malek is speaking out about the allegations of sexual abuse that have arisen in recent weeks about Bryan Singe ...

  29. Rita Moreno Dishes on Meeting Trump at His Penthouse on 'Kimmel': 'Everything was Gold'

    February 01, 2019 7:34 AM EST 0 0 0 The actress has signed on to star in Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story," in which she will also serve as executive producer. Rita Moreno , who was recently  cast in Steven Spielberg's  West Side Story , appeared as a guest on J ...

  30. Ellen Page Slams Trump Administration for Anti-LGBTQ Policies, Rhetoric: 'This Needs to F---ing Stop'

    February 01, 2019 7:22 AM EST 0 0 0 The "Gaycation" star broke down as she discussed the attack on actor Jussie Smollett. A "fired up" Ellen Page slammed the Trump administration, and in particular Vice President Mike Pence, for its anti-LGBTQ policies and rhetoric ...

  31. Mary J. Blige Joins Coming-of-Age Romantic Film 'The Violent Heart'

    January 31, 2019 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige and Lukas Haas are joining the coming-of-age romance The Violent Heart , with stars Grace Van Patten and Jovan Adepo. Writer-director Kerem Sanga ( First Girl I Loved ) is behind the feature that is set just outside Ft. Hood, Texas. It ...

  32. Johnny Flynn to Play David Bowie in New Bio Movie 'Stardust'

    January 31, 2019 2:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Musician and actor Johnny Flynn will play David Bowie in the upcoming feature Stardust . Jena Malone and Marc Maron will also star in the movie that tracks the rise of the superstar, starting with his first visit to America in 1971 — a trip that ins ...

  33. 'Fifty Shades' Box Set to Include Every Soundtrack, Unreleased Version Of Liam Payne & Rita Ora's 'For You'

    January 31, 2019 11:34 AM EST 0 0 0 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, fans of Fifty Shades of Grey , the film series based on the book trilogy by the same name, will be able to purchase a deluxe set containing all the music created for franchise. The Music Of Fifty Shades – Complete S ...

  34. Bryan Singer Stands to Make $40 Million From 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

    January 31, 2019 7:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite being fired from the Oscar-nominated blockbuster, Singer remains the credited director and is still set to earn a hefty piece of the Queen movie’s profits. Director Bryan Singer is set to earn tens of millions of dollars off the massive succ ...

  35. Michael Jackson & R. Kelly Documentaries Tough to Stop Due to First Amendment

    January 30, 2019 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Denials and denunciations. Lawsuits and legal threats. Attacks and pushback. What’s a documentarian to do?   While the medium is having a powerful cultural moment, documentaries’ paths to the screen can be perilous when they make damning claims abou ...

  36. Britney Spears Will Make a Cameo in Horror Film 'Corporate Animals'

    January 30, 2019 11:04 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears will make a cameo in the upcoming film  Corporate Animals  starring Demi Moore and Ed Helms. The horror comedy's director Patrick Brice revealed the news at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival during a  Los Angeles Times  panel on Mo ...

  37. Peter Jackson to Direct Documentary About The Beatles' 'Let It Be' Recording Sessions

    January 30, 2019 7:26 AM EST 0 0 0 The film will be based on 55 hours of never-released footage of The Beatles in the studio and Jackson plans to use restoration techniques he developed during the making of his WWI doc "They Shall Not Grow Old." Peter Jackson has signed up ...

  38. 'VH1 Trailblazer Honors' to Celebrate Director Ava DuVernay

    January 29, 2019 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 VH1 Trailblazer Honors  will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women’s History Month. The 46-year-old’s screenwriter includes the films Selma ,  13TH  and A Wrinkle In Time . The 2018 fantasy movie made her the ...

  39. Lady Gaga, Harry Styles, Weezer & More Land 2019 Shorty Awards Nominations

    January 28, 2019 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominee list for the 11th annual Shorty Awards is officially out. The Sawhorse Media-founded awards show aims to highlight and celebrate the best shortform content created on a variety of social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Insta ...

  40. Taylor Swift Takes Fans Inside Her Trailer on 'Cats' Set: See the Photos

    January 28, 2019 2:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Jellicle songs for jellicle cats! Taylor Swift gave fans an update from the set of the Cats movie on Monday (Jan. 28). In a pair of selfies posted on her Instagram, the pop superstar looks casually glamorous while hanging out in her trailer between ...

  41. Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More React To 'Rent: Live'

    January 28, 2019 1:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Fox broadcasted  Rent: Live!  on Sunday night (Jan. 27). The event starred  Vanessa Hudgens  (Maureen), Jordan Fisher (Mark), Mario  (Benjamin), Tinashe  (Mimi), Valentina (Angel), Kiersey Clemons (Joanne), Brandon Victor Dixon (Tom) and Brennin Hun ...

  42. 'Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool': Sundance 2019 Film Review

    January 28, 2019 9:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Documentarian Stanley Nelson returns to Sundance with a life-spanning portrait of Miles Davis. In  Miles Davis : Birth of the Cool , Sundance vet Stanley Nelson offers a documentary broader in chronological scope than his most visible films (like  B ...

  43. 'Blinded by the Light': Sundance 2019 Film Review

    January 28, 2019 8:02 AM EST 0 0 0 "Bend It Like Beckham" director Gurinda Chadha tells the story of a British-Pakistani kid who falls in love with Bruce Springsteen's music. A British teen born to Pakistani immigrants has his life changed by Bruce Springsteen in  Blin ...

  44. Michael Jackson Family Condemns 'Leaving Neverland' Documentary About Accusers

    January 28, 2019 7:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson ’s family members said Monday (Jan. 28) that they are “furious” that two men who accuse him of sexually abusing them as boys have received renewed attention because of a new documentary about them. The family released a statement den ...

  45. 'Black Panther' Wins Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 2019 SAG Awards

    January 27, 2019 10:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Black Panther took home the biggest honor of the night at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards, winning Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.  Chadwick Boseman delivered an impassioned acceptance speech on behalf of the ensemble -- m ...

  46. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper Perform 'Shallow' Together in Las Vegas: Watch

    January 27, 2019 7:58 AM EST 0 0 0 Lady Gaga shocked her audience in Las Vegas on Saturday night (Jan. 26) when she brought out Bradley Cooper to perform their award-winning (and chart-topping ) duet from A Star Is Born , "Shallow."    At the Park MGM in Las Vegas -- where ...

  47. Director Patty Jenkins: 'Wonder Woman 3' Will Be a 'Contemporary Story'

    January 26, 2019 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 The filmmaker teases an idea for a third collaboration with Gal Gadot: "I'm not planning to put it in the past again, because where are you going to go?" Wonder Woman has already fought in World War I, and in next year's  Wonder ...

  48. Zac Efron Stars as Ted Bundy in Manic 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile' Trailer: Watch

    January 25, 2019 3:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Zac Efron embodies the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy in the new trailer for  Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, released Friday (Jan. 25).  Efron plays an attractive, smiling Bundy in the trailer, charming the media in an effort to conv ...

  49. Bryan Singer: Brian May Apologizes for Defending Fired 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Director | Billboard News

    Bryan Singer: Brian May Apologizes for Defending Fired 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Director | Billboard News

    January 25, 2019 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Queen guitarist Brian May has apologized for defending fired 'Bohemian Rhapsody' director Bryan Singer after Twitter users called the rocker out. 2019 , Billboard , billboard news , Bohemian Rhapsody , Brian May , bryan singer , music , Mu ...

  50. Noah Centineo Talks Directorial Debut on ARTY's 'Save Me Tonight' Video, 'A Perfect Scenario to Create'

    January 25, 2019 12:41 PM EST 0 0 0 After winning the hearts of mlilions last year thanks to the wildly popular Netflix movie To All The Boys I've Loved Before , Noah Centineo has moved behind the camera for his latest project. The 22-year-old actor makes his directorial debut wi ...

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