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Dubai-based distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment has acquired Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region distribution rights to groundbreaking Saudi drama "Norah," which world premiered in competition at the Red Sea Film Festival. Directed by pioneering Saudi director Tawfik Alzaidi, making his feature film debut, "Norah" is set in 1990s Saudi Arabia, when conservatism was

Dionne Warwick, Billy Crystal, Queen Latifah reign at Kennedy Center Honors

By Jeff Mason and Jasper Ward WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington celebrated singer Dionne Warwick, comedian Billy Crystal, Bee Gees member Barry Gibb, rapper and actress Queen Latifah, and opera star Renée Fleming on Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors, the top U.S. honor for achievements in the arts. President Joe Biden lauded the work of the five performers during a reception at the White House

The Crown cast bid farewell at premiere of final episode

A star-studded crowd came out to celebrate the ending of The Crown at a premiere in London. Emma Corrin, who played Diana, Princess of Wales in season four, and Elizabeth Debicki, who took on the role in seasons five and six, joined The Crown finale celebration at Royal Festival Hall, on London’s South Bank, on Tuesday night. The black-tie event in...

From Singers to Stars: 25 Artists Transitioning into Hollywood Stardom

The transition from being a successful singer to a Hollywood star has become a significant trend in the entertainment industry. Numerous artists have made a mark in both the music and film worlds, showcasing their versatility and talent across different mediums.

The Funniest Actors and Actresses of All Time

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'Elvis' The Movie - Cast Interview

“Elvis” stars Austin Butler (Elvis), Tom Hanks (Colonel Tom Parker), Olivia DeJonge (Priscilla Presley), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (B.B. King), Alton Mason (Little Richard), Yola (Sister Rosetta Tharpe), and director Baz Luhrmann sit down with CinemaBlend’s Sean O’Connell to talk about the making of a story about The King. Austin Butler describes his nervous energy about singing in front of strangers and how they shot the film’s concert sequences. Tom Hanks and director Baz Luhrmann talk about being asked to compromise artistic vision for those who want to profit. Yola, Alton Mason, and others discuss the idea of talent and whether or not the talent of someone like Elvis is timeless.

Give the Gift of Unlimited Concert Streaming with Veeps' ‘All Access' Pass for $11.99 a Month

Perfect for music lovers, your giftee can get access to 500 live shows, club performances, and theater acts for a whole year from the biggest artists in the world

Hollywood Shuffle: 2 Entertainment Stocks to Drop and 1 to Grab

There are good entertainment stocks, and then there are lousy entertainment stocks, such as AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC). The headline told the story. AMC Stock Falls After Disney’s Box Office Flop. Shares Are on Track for Their Worst Year Ever. I don’t know about you, but “ever” is long. As Barron’s pointed out, the movie business appears to be doing better than a year ago — the five-day box office sales for the Thanksgiving holiday period this...

Johnny Depp on ‘benevolent’ Bunnyman being focus of new art collection

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‘Wonka' Review: Timothée Chalamet Brings Charm And Musical Talent To Delightful Origin Story Of Roald Dahl's Famous Candy Man

You might not be able to tell it from the trailers but Wonka, the latest movie inspired by Roald Dahl's classic 1964 children's story "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is, make no mistake about it, a full-on movie musical that I found to be more in the tradition of '60s-era films like Oliver, Dr. Dolittle,

22 reality shows that changed television, for better or worse

The world tends to think that reality television is a newfangled idea that came about at the turn of the century with the likes of Survivor and the Kardashian family. However, what reality shows managed to change the game and television?

Park Seo-joon's journey to playing in 'The Marvels'

Spirit Awards Analysis: Noms Advance Oscar Contenders ‘American Fiction,' ‘May December,' ‘Past Lives'

Forward momentum helps: The Film Independent Spirit Award honorees and Oscars could share some overlap this season.

Wicked Movie: Release Date, Cast, New Songs & Everything We Know

The film version of Wicked, the smash-hit Broadway musical about two Wizard of Oz witches, is finally getting its starry movie adaptation.

Morgan Wallen: Country superstar delivers gargantuan debut UK show at London's O2 arena

Morgan Wallen's voice and showmanship exploded through the O2 Arena with such immense force that it could not be contained by the colossal venue.

10 Overhyped 2023 Movies & TV Shows That Actually Delivered

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Showbiz in 2023: Hollywood strikes, Beatles last song, 'Swift effect'

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Variety Wins Best Entertainment Publication at National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards

Variety won top honors Sunday at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards, taking the trophy for best entertainment publication along with 11 other first-place wins. The May 3 cover package "No Words: What the Writers Strike Means for Hollywood" was recognized in the category of best entertainment publication during the ceremony held at the

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Biden’s December fundraising blitz to feature James Taylor, Spielberg

President Joe Biden will kick off a December fundraising blitz on Tuesday that will show off the Democratic Party’s star power and is expected to raise millions of dollars, according to invitations reviewed by Reuters and sources familiar with the planning. The sprint includes at least nine fundraisers before the end of the month starting on Tuesday in Boston, where Biden will hold three events, capped with an evening concert by James Taylor. On...

New Mexico Cities Recognized As The ‘Most Fun Cities In America’

It’s always a good time when you’re here.

Zygi Kamasa Talks First Movie For True Brit Entertainment, The Challenged UK Distribution Landscape & Ways To Boost British Film

EXCLUSIVE: Former Lionsgate UK & Europe chief and Marv Studios Group CEO Zygi Kamasa launched film and TV company True Brit Entertainment last month with backing from talent management and entertainment company Three Six Zero, which reps talent including Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs, Will Smith, Marcus Rashford and Kid Cudi. The company will

Bravo Sets Two-Part Erika Jayne Doc ‘Bet It All on Blonde': Watch Tense First Trailer

Bravo is upping the ante on Erika Jayne, ordering a documentary series following the embattled "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star and pop singer as she mounts a solo Las Vegas music residency. "Erika Jayne: Bet It All on Blonde" will air in two parts in the second quarter of 2024. Combining interviews and behind-the-scenes

Unveiling the Top 25 TV Hosts: Titans of Television

The most well-known TV hosts in the industry are not just presenters; they are architects of experiences. Their impact endures, their prestige grows, and their legacy enriches the vibrant history of television. Here, check out the top 20.

George Santos sings Taylor Swift in new Cameo video

Former Republican congressman George Santos is capitalizing on his fame after expulsion by quadrupling the price of his videos on Cameo, a celebrity message platform – even attending a private meeting with the CEO of the platform. CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports.

Merrily We Roll Along: Broadway Extension with Daniel Radcliffe e Jonathan Groff

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14 of the Most Entertaining Acting Roles Played By a Musician

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Could disgraced former Congressman George Santos have a future in Hollywood?

As Washington says goodbye to a politician caught in multiple mistruths and fabrications, Santos may be headed for a town that values his brand of drama.

The Essentials: As Usher lights up the Las Vegas strip, here are his must-haves

The Essentials: Before hitting the Super Bowl halftime show stage, Usher's reign as king of Las Vegas is fueled by his pre- and post-show routine.

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé's concert films bring blockbuster tours to the movies. Fans are filling the seats.

Is the recent surge in concert movies ushering in a new era at theaters? Following the recent successes of the concert film Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour and the documentary Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, which made $21 million at the box office in its opening weekend, it “absolutely” is the start of a new chapter, according to Travis Knox, associat...

Here's when you can watch Austin Butler as Elvis on Netflix!

Austin Bulter stepped into the shoes of the King of Rock and Roll in 2022 with one of the biggest movies of the year, Elvis. The drama film is already currently streaming somewhere, but it's set to be available to watch on another streaming platform soon. Where? Well, none other than our favori...

How Grand Theft Auto became more valuable than The Beatles

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‘Prince of Egypt’ Launches Stage Musical on PVOD With ‘Deliver Us’ Opening Number | Exclusive Video

A filmed version of the West End musical from composer Stephen Schwartz is now available to rent for the first time in the U.S. The post ‘Prince of Egypt’ Launches Stage Musical on PVOD With ‘Deliver Us’ Opening Number | Exclusive Video appeared first on TheWrap.

12 Best Song & Dance Moments In The MCU, Ranked

While Marvel Studios uses strong soundtracks in its projects, several song and dance moments have brought the music into the actual world of the MCU.

EXCLUSIVE: IMDb Reveals Top Movies and Series of 2023

The top 10 lists for the year's highest-rated movies and TV shows have been announced by IMDb.

Paul Chesney Talks Plans For New Saudi Banners Red Palm Pictures, TwentyOne Ent. & Four-Pic Deal With ‘Norah' Director Tawfik Alzaidi

Former Universal Pictures executive Paul Chesney has been out and about this past week at the third edition of Saudi Arabia's Red Sea International Film Festival, running November 30 to December 9 in the port city of Jeddah. The film and TV industry veteran, whose last position was at Universal Pictures as EVP Global Operations

ShowBiz Minute: Actors' strike, Majors, Foxx

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The Complete Ranking of Every Zac Efron Movie

From DJs and lifeguards to singing and frat stars, we've got the entire Efron catalogue covered.

‘Saltburn' To Stream On Prime Video Before Christmas

Saltburn, the gothic romance thriller from Oscar winner Emerald Fennell, will be available to stream worldwide on Prime Video on Dec. 22. The news comes after the Jacob Elordi, Barry Keoghan, Rosamund Pike, Richard E. Grant, and Carey Mulligan movie had an amazing post-Thanksgiving hold at the box office of -10% in its third weekend

25 notable rapper cameos on TV shows

Over the years, plenty of rappers have ventured into the world of acting, particularly on TV shows. Let's look back at times when rappers have made guest appearances on the small screen.

Greg Silverman's Stampede Ventures and Film AlUla Celebrate 10 Project Partnership With Variety at Red Sea Film Festival

Some of the most powerful figures in Saudi film gathered at the Ritz Carlton in Jeddah for a cocktail party hosted by Film AlUla and Stampede Ventures in partnership with Variety last night. Figures such as Saudi producer and film industry pioneer Faisal Baltyuor and Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy were spotted along with Zeinab Abu

Dick Clark Prods. Expands Talent Division with Two New Appointments (TV News Roundup)

Dick Clark Productions is expanding its talent division with two new appointments. Sara Kantathavorn is joining the company as senior vice president, talent strategy and Jeremy Lowe has been promoted to vice president, talent and partnerships. Lowe and Kantathavorn will work closely together in their new roles. "Sara's experience leading talent teams and strategy

Box office gross: The 20 funniest raunchy comedies

The raunchy comedy is one of the most enduring forms of the genre. It revels in the debauched and the grotesque, inviting the audience to leave behind the boring real world and surrender themselves to uncontrollable (and sometimes uncomfortable) humor.

Paramount+ Launches in Japan in Partnership With J:COM, Wowow

It's official: Paramount+ is finally available to consumers in Japan. As first tipped by the company in September, the streaming service launched in Japan Wednesday as a no-additional-cost addition to the on-demand services of local operators J:COM and Wowow. J:COM is one of Japan's top cable television operators and broadband internet providers, while Wowow is the longstanding leading

Paramount Plus confirms 2024 debut for prequel series to classic gangster movie Sexy Beast

Paramount Plus' Sexy Beast sequel shares its name and its world with the excellent bad guys blockbuster. Here's hoping it's as much fun too.

Andrew Scott hails importance of cinema as All Of Us Strangers wins at Bifas

Andrew Scott hails importance of cinema as All Of Us Strangers wins at Bifas - The romantic fantasy picked up the best British independent film award as well as best screenplay and best director.

A George Santos Biopic Is Officially in the Works, Courtesy of HBO

The movie will be an adaptation of the recently published book The Fabulist, a book about Santos.

How much did Kingsley Ben-Adir get for acting in Bob Marley: One Love? Salaries of all major cast members explored

Bob Marley: One Love, the latest biographical movie on the life of the titular reggae pop music icon has finally dropped a trailer and release date. Written by Terence Winter, Zach Baylin, and Frank E.

The Weeknd to Headline New Fortnite Music Experience ‘The Weeknd x Fortnite Festival': Watch Trailer

The game developed by Harmonix (Rock Band) launches on Saturday (Dec. 9).

Las Vegas Strip brings back superstar pop rock band residency

Superstar pop rock band returns to the Dolby Live Theater at MGM Resorts International's Park MGM in 2024.