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How Jack Black Ended Up Covering Britney Spears’ “Baby One More Time” in ‘Kung Fu Panda 4’

Black's band Tenacious D covers the hit song in the film's end credits, after teasing the performance on social media last week.

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Box Office: ‘Dune 2’ Delivers on Promise With Big $81.5M Domestic Opening

Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Dune: Part Two has delivered on its promise to reenergize the box office after a terrible early winter. Denis Villeneuve’s sequel — sporting an A-list cast led by Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya — opened to an estimated $81.5 million in North America this weekend, double the first film and the biggest […]

CAS Awards: ‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘The Last of Us,’ ‘The Bear’ Among Winners

The Cinema Audio Society Awards took place on Saturday, honoring Oppenheimer, The Last of Us and The Bear with winning trophies this year. The sound mixing team behind Oppenheimer took home the award in the live-action competition, beating the teams behind Barbie, Ferrari, Killers of the Flower Moon and Maestro. Cinema Audio Society, which honors outstanding sound mixing in […]

USC Scripter Awards: ‘American Fiction’ and ‘Slow Horses’ Take Top Honors

The writers behind the feature American Fiction and the TV adaptation Slow Horses took home the top honors at the USC Scripter Awards, which honors the best adapted projects of the year. Both the original authors as well as the screenwriters share the award. Author Percival Everett, whose 2001 novel Erasure inspired American Fiction, joined […]

Paul Dano Says “Quantity Over Quality” in Hollywood Contributed to Superhero Fatigue

Paul Dano is sharing his thoughts on the superhero fatigue that’s hitting the film industry, calling it a “welcome moment” he thinks could lead to better movies down the road. During an interview with The Independent, published online Saturday, the Spaceman actor said he feels “quantity over quality” in recent years played a role in […]

Hollywood Flashback: ‘It Happened One Night’ Swept the Town Off Its Feet

It Happened One Night unspooled in theaters Feb. 22, 1934, and 90 years on, it remains the greatest rom-com to ever do it. Based on the 1933 Cosmopolitan short story “Night Bus” (also the movie’s shooting title), it follows a spoiled socialite (Claudette Colbert) who, against her father’s wishes, boards a Greyhound from Miami to […]

Kevin Tent on His 30-Year Partnership With Alexander Payne and Why He Knew ‘The Holdovers’ Would be a Hit

As Alexander Payne’s longtime editor, Kevin Tent is one of the very first people to see footage of each film. When he watched the first round of dailies come in from the Massachusetts set of The Holdovers, he was struck by the progression of star Paul Giamatti, with whom he first worked on Sideways two […]

‘Shayda’ Star Zar Amir Ebrahimi First Met Her Agent Keya Khayatian at a Persian Dance Party at Sundance

My Rep and Me is a recurring Culture Shift feature in which reps and clients from the same historically marginalized background sit down to discuss the chemistry and business advantages of their special connection, in order to underscore the importance and benefits of diverse representation. UTA partner Keya Khayatian and actress-filmmaker Zar Amir Ebrahimi are […]

Billie Eilish Says Dream About Christian Bale Made Her Realize She Had to Break Up With Boyfriend

Billie Eilish is revealing the dream she had years ago that made her realize she needed to break up with her boyfriend at the time. The Grammy-winning singer and her brother Finneas O’Connell were chatting with Amelia Dimoldenberg Friday for an Oscars Nominees ‘Pre-Luncheon’ Luncheon when Eilish opened up about the memorable dream. After Dimoldenberg asked […]

David Bordwell, Preeminent Film Scholar, Dies at 76

David Bordwell, the noted film scholar, teacher, author and researcher known for sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm of cinema with movie lovers everywhere, has died. He was 76. Bordwell died Thursday after a long illness, the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced. He taught at the school from 1973 until his retirement in 2004 and was its […]

Stellan Skarsgard Says He Joined ‘Mamma Mia!’ Because He Got to Embrace His Inner “Bimbo”

Stellan Skarsgard revealed that he was hesitant to star in Mamma Mia!, but once he realized he just had to “look cute and be silly,” he was all in. The veteran actor recently admitted to Vanity Fair that he was initially taken aback when asked to be in the 2008 movie musical with Meryl Streep […]

Joshua Jackson Joins Sony’s ‘Karate Kid’ (Exclusive)

Joshua Jackson is putting on his dogi. In his first feature film role in almost 10 years, the actor has joined the cast of Sony Pictures’ latest installment of Karate Kid. Ben Wang, who led the cast of Disney+ series American Born Chinese, is starring in the coming-of-age martial arts drama, which also has Jackie […]

Wendell Pierce Cast as Perry White in James Gunn’s ‘Superman’ (Exclusive)

Great Caesar’s Ghost, Perry White has been found. Wendell Pierce, perhaps best known for his work as a detective on HBO’s seminal crime series The Wire, has been cast as the iconic editor-in-chief of The Daily Planet in James Gunn’s Superman. The new feature based on the DC Comics character began rolling in Atlanta on […]