'Almost Famous' Musical in the Works
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Cameron Crowe's iconic film "Almost Famous" is getting the stage treatment.
TV Review: Netflix's 'The Haunting of Hill House'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The streaming TV players are leaning hard on Halloween this year, with Hulu launching its monthly horror franchise "Into the Dark" Oct. 5 and Netflix's "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" coming Oct. 26. While "Sabrina" comes pre-sold to its potential audience, tied in as it is to the "Riverdale" universe both through its source material and its creator, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Netflix's other horror series this October has fewer hooks to grab its audience, and announces its ambitions slowly.
Cooper says 'explosion of chemistry' with Gaga key to 'Star is Born'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When first-time director Bradley Cooper hired pop superstar Lady Gaga for her first movie role in the remake of classic film "A Star is Born" both were taking a leap of faith.
U.S. judge suggests he may dismiss Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Donald Trump likely had a free-speech right to make a Twitter comment disputing allegations by adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said on Monday, indicating he was inclined to dismiss her defamation lawsuit against Trump.
Theatrics, glitter and Jane Birkin: Gucci does Paris
(The Sept. 24 story was refiled to add the dropped words 'Louis Vuitton' in paragraph eight)
REFILE-Theatrics, glitter and Jane Birkin: Gucci does Paris
PARIS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - PARIS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Italy's Gucci brought a dose of eccentricity to Paris Fashion Week on Monday, with a runway show featuring a parrot, eerie videos, frilly sequined looks and a surprise performance by British singer and actress Jane Birkin.
'Fahrenheit 11/9': Why Michael Moore's Trump Doc Bombed
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Michael Moore's trump card failed him this weekend.
Film Review: 'Good Girls Get High'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For the most part, successful teen comedies follow a tried and true formula. Memorable high school movies typically feature characters who feel like outsiders floundering hilariously en route to the revelation that simply by being themselves, they'll find what's eluded them for so long. John Hughes knew it well, as did his imitators, realizing that even small deviations can be enough to refresh the genre for a new generation. Full of charm, humor, and heart, director Laura Terruso's "Good Girls Get High" mixes it up, delivering a "high" concept comedy in which the two kids least likely to go astray do exactly that.
Box Office: 'The House With a Clock in Its Walls' leads with $26.8 million, 'Fahrenheit 11/9' falls flat
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" easily topped the domestic box office in an otherwise quiet weekend at multiplexes.
Lesbian romance film shows to sell-out crowd in Nairobi after court lifts ban
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rafiki, an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi.
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