Artificial intelligence (AI) may not be ready to write the next blockbuster movie, but a team of AI researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Media Lab successfully used machine learning to teach computers about emotional arcs in movies. The researchers, which collaborated for this project with McKinsey, used machine learning to analyze thousands […]
TV’s toughest private investigator is back on the case. Netflix announced that the second season of “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” will premiere on March 8, 2018. The season will be comprised of 13 hour-long episodes. Try not to get in the way. pic.twitter.com/ABVluVN7El — Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) December 9, 2017 It’s been a long wait for […]
Rose McGowan has slammed her former Charmed co-star Alyssa Milano because she is still friends with Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife. The actress, who claims she was raped by the disgraced move mogul, attacked Milano in a tweet after she said in an interview she was supporting London-born designer Georgina Chapman. McGowan wrote: “You make me want to vomit.
Paramount has set an April 19, 2019, release date for “Pet Sematary,” its remake of the 1989 horror movie, based on the 1983 Stephen King novel. Variety first reported in October that “Starry Eyes” helmers Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer had been tapped to direct the project. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are producing the remake […]
Warner Bros. restructuring its DC films operation following the box-office disappointment of “Justice League,” beginning at the top.
Sophie Turner has grown up as an actor on “Game of Thrones.” She was 14 when she shot the first season of the HBO series, which premiered in 2011. Now, two months into shooting the show’s eighth and final season, she is preparing to leave the job that effectively launched her career — which now […]
Ryan Reynolds is on board to star in the first-ever live-action Pokemon film titled “Detective Pikachu” for Legendary. “Goosebumps” helmer Rob Letterman will direct “Detective Pikachu” from a script by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch. Reynolds is joining Justice Smith and “Big Little Lies” actress Kathryn Newton in the movie, which is based on the […]
The mountain of litigation stemming from allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein continues to grow. On Wednesday, six women filed a proposed class-action lawsuit in federal court in New York against the disgraced film producer and his former companies, claiming that the system that exposed them to harassment from Weinstein was akin […]
After breaking out as Bjorn Borg in “Borg/McEnroe,” Norwegian actor Sverrir Gudnason has landed the role of Mikael Blomquist in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” Sony’s sequel to “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” sources tell Variety. Blomquist was most recently played by Daniel Craig in the 2011 English-language reboot. Gudnason joins Claire Foy […]
Alice Eve is set to appear in “Iron Fist” Season 2 on Netflix, Variety has learned exclusively. Eve’s role in the series is being kept under wraps, but she joins a returning cast that includes series star Finn Jones along with Jessica Henwick, Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Stroup, and Sacha Dhawan. An English actress who has appeared […]