Open Road Picks Up Johnny Depp Dramatic Thriller ‘Labyrinth’ (19 Sep 2016)

Open Road Films has snapped up all domestic rights and some key foreign territories to Brad Furman’s Labyrinth starring Johnny Depp. Production begins in mid-November. Labyrinth was a Black List script, written by Christian Contreras and adapted by Randall Sullivan’s book of the same name. Miramax is a co-financier on the Labyrinth and Good Universe is handling foreign sales for remaining territories. In Labyrinth, Depp plays Russell Poole, a disgraced L.A.P.D. detective… »
See full article at Deadline

Jamie Dornan in Talks to Play Will Scarlett in ‘Robin Hood: Origins’ (19 Sep 2016)

Jamie Dornan is in talks to play Will Scarlet in Lionsgate’s “Robin Hood: Origins,” sources tell Variety.
See full article at Variety - Film News

Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor: "Give Transgender Talent a Chance" (19 Sep 2016)

Jeffrey Tambor won lead actor in a comedy for “Transparent,” thanking showrunner Jill Soloway and the creative team at Amazon during his speech.
See full article at Variety - TV News

America Ferrera on Diversity in Television at Emmys: "We Have a Long Way To Go" (19 Sep 2016)

America Ferrera was one of the first stars to arrive at the 2016 Emmy Awards and the "Superstore" star spoke out about diversity when she hit the red carpet.
See full article at PEOPLE.com

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals Her Father Passed Away Friday During Emotional Emmy Speech (Watch) (19 Sep 2016)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won her fifth lead actress in a comedy Emmy for “Veep,” said her father passed away Friday in one of the Primetime Emmy’s most emotional moments.
See full article at Variety - TV News

9 Best Jokes From Jimmy Kimmel’s Emmys Monologue (19 Sep 2016)

Host Jimmy Kimmel pulled no punches during his opening monologue at the Primetime Emmys on Sunday, and took aim at the Oscars, presidential candidate Donald Trump and Maggie Smith, among others. Following a pre-taped intro showing Kimmel’s journey to the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles — featuring “The People v. O.J.” star Malcolm Jamal Warner, “Carpool Karaoke” host James Corden and former presidential candidate Jeb Bush — the host took the stage to throw quips at some of TV’s biggest stars. Here are some of Kimmel’s best zingers: Also Read: Emmys 2016: The Complete Winners List (Updating Live) “The rest of you, »
See full article at The Wrap

Kate McKinnon Becomes First ‘SNL’ Cast Member to Win Comedy Supporting Emmy (19 Sep 2016)

Kate McKinnon nabbed an honor Sunday that eluded Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig, Eddie Murphy and Bill Hader: a performance Emmy for “Saturday Night Live.” McKinnon scored a major upset by winning the Comedy Supporting Actress category, besting such Emmy stalwarts as Allison Janney of the CBS sitcom “Mom.” Poehler, Wiig and McKinnon herself had all previously been nominated in the category without winning. Hader lost in the Comedy Supporting Actor category in 2012 and 2013, while Eddie Murphy failed to win in 1983. Also Read: Who Will Play President Obama on 'SNL' With Jay Pharoah Gone? However, McKinnon is not »
See full article at The Wrap

‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’ Wins Best Limited Series (19 Sep 2016)


See full article at Variety - TV News

Sarah Paulson Wins First Emmy for ‘People v. O.J. Simpson’ (19 Sep 2016)

And the Emmy finally goes to…Sarah Paulson.
See full article at Variety - TV News

Angela Lansbury Performs ‘Beauty And The Beast’ for Film’s 25th Anniversary (19 Sep 2016)

Angela Lansbury proved once again she’s a force not to be reckoned with.
See full article at Variety - Film News

Leslie Jones wielded her best weapon at the Emmys (19 Sep 2016)

Tatiana Maslany and Rami Malek had pretty great experiences at the Emmy Awards last night, as did the kids from Netflix's Stranger Things, but it was Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones who might have won the night by joking about her hack and just having the time of her life. Dressed in Christian Siriano once again (Remember the Ghostbusters red carpet debacle?), Jones wasn't nominated but did have a part to play in the show. Emmys y'all!! pic.twitter.com/xUeH2wjnKd — Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) September 19, 2016 The usual Ernst & Young appearance was upgraded this year with Jones who, as it turns out, was the perfect comedic compliment to a group talking about security thanks to her recent deplorable hacking incident. Here's how she handled it... You tell 'em, Leslie Jones. pic.twitter.com/1blFufa2kL — Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) September 19, 2016 "I just wanted to feel beautiful, y'all," she said. "Can a sister feel beautiful? »
See full article at Hitfix

Fall TV Kickoff: Who Will Win Night 1 of the New Season? (19 Sep 2016)

After tonight, we will have clear standings for the 2016-2017 fall TV season. Of course, that’s just one evening, but it’s fun to let your mind wander, anyway. Looking at NBC’s lineup, it would be pretty easy to crown that broadcaster as the likeliest early lead dog. After all, it has two hours of “The Voice,” which has added Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, tonight — that’s gonna be a big 120 measured minutes. Two hours later, “The Good Place” takes a turn on Bob Greenblatt’s broadcast air. The Kristen Bell-Ted Danson vehicle has a »
See full article at The Wrap