On Aug. 17, days after its strike passed the 100-day mark, the Writers Guild of America West issued a call for lawmakers and regulators to look into the deals of three Hollywood giants: Netflix, Disney and Amazon. “Pay and working conditions for writers have become so dire, and media conglomerates so unresponsive, that 11,500 writers went […]
The ‘Barry’ favorite and Susan Stanley are the creators and stars of this series about long-lost half-sisters who bond on a road trip through Ireland.
The 55-year-old comic artist Jean-Luc Sala is at the helm of the art department of Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the new installment of the blockbuster video game franchise, this time set in Baghdad in the ninth century, during the city’s Golden Age. “To rebuild the city, we gathered writings of the scholars of that time,” Ubisoft […]
‘Wonka’ Director Paul King Cast Hugh Grant as Oompa Loompa “Because He’s the Funniest, Most Sarcastic Shit I’ve Ever Met”
Having effectively sparked the Hugh Grant renaissance after casting the British star as the chief villain in Paddington 2, director Paul King turned to the actor once again for a key role in his upcoming Roald Dahl prequel, Wonka (released by Warner Bros. Dec. 15). But it may not have been for reasons Grant approves […]