Jussie Smollett, an actor known for playing Jamal Lyon in US hip-hop drama Empire, has been catapulted to an international platform after his claims of being a victim of a racist and homophobic attack have turned into one of Hollywood’s most baffling mysteries.
One day after Jussie Smollett was arrested on multiple felony charges over last month's alleged racist and homophobic attack in Chicago, the producers of Empire have cut the actor from the rest of the show's fifth season. "The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us," executive producers Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Brett Mahoney, Brian Grazer, Sanaa Hamri, Francie Calfo and Dennis Hammer in a statement this morning in reference to the…
The estate of Michael Jackson is suing the makers of new documentary Leaving Neverland for $100 million (nearly £77 million).
Warner Bros. has set a July 16, 2021, date for its live-action/animated sports comedy "Space Jam 2," starring LeBron James. Terence Nance, creator of the HBO show "Random Acts of Flyness," is directing the sequel. His credits include "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty," "Swimming in Your Skin Again," and "Univitellin." The movie marks James' first […]
Despite the Academy's efforts to secure Kendrick Lamar and SZA for a performance of the Oscar-nominated song "All the Stars" from "Black Panther" on the upcoming Oscars telecast, the duo will not be a part of the show, Variety has learned. The reason, according to a source close to the situation, is logistics and timing. […]
A troubling trailer for Leaving Neverland - the explosive new Michael Jackson documentary - has just been released, offering the first look at the two-part testimonial of two men alleging Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children.
"The Haunting of Hill House" is returning to Netflix-sort of. The streaming giant has ordered a new installment in what they are calling "The Haunting" anthology, meaning the next chapter of the horror series will feature an entirely new story and new characters from those seen in the first season. In addition, Netflix has entered […]
Frank Sidebottom is the subject of a new rock documentary from the people behind 'Amy'.
Daniel Radcliffe has admitted that heavy boozing was how he dealt with the rapid onset of fame that came with the Harry Potter movies.
James Safechuck, one of the men accusing Michael Jackson of sexual abuse in documentary film Leaving Neverland, has said that the singer once filmed one of the their encounters. In an interview with USA Today, both men say that he would often ply them with alcohol and pornography before molesting them, and ‘never wore condoms’ during their sex acts. They also say that he would try to turn them against their families and would describe women as being ‘evil’. ...
Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with filing a false police report, the Chicago Police Department has confirmed.
Netflix has bought rights to “The Wandering Earth,“ the smash hit film pitched as China's first mainstream sci-fi movie. The movie was the sleeper hit of Chinese New Year. It opened in fourth position on Feb. 5 but climbed to the top spot and has not yet relinquished it. After 14 days in theaters, the […]