Watch: Nicolas Cage Deals With Disaster in ‘USS Indianapolis’ Trailer

Hanibal Films and Patriot Pictures have released the first international trailer exclusively to Variety for Nicolas Cage’s World War II disaster movie “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage.” Cage stars as Capt. Charles Butler McVay, whose ship was torpedoed in the South Pacific in July of 1945, after delivering parts for the first atomic bombs. “President… Read more »

Discovery CEO Says Cost Cut Initiative Not Tied To Ratings Woes

Discovery’s new effort, announced last night, to cut jobs and other costs is designed to “make our company more efficient,” and provide additional resources for programming and digital initiatives, CEO David Zaslav told analysts this morning in his quarterly earnings call.
The programmer said that it expects as much as $60 million in severance costs and expenses. But the the annual benefit “will be 2X-plus that,” CFO Andrew Warren said.
Indeed, Discovery raised its…


Jennifer Lawrence Posts New Clip From ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ – Video

Jennifer Lawrence has released a new clip from X-Men: Apocalypse exclusively on her Facebook page. The story as we know it so far: “Just because there’s not a war doesn’t mean there’s peace. He’s coming” warns Raven/Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) on the impending arrival of Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe. After being dormant thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of…


Watch Live Footage Of New Jenny Lewis Band Nice As Fuck

NAFNice As Fuck is the new band featuring Jenny Lewis plus Erika Forster (Au Revoir Simone, Summer Moon) and Tennessee Thomas (The Like, Summer Moon). The band — also known as NAF, though they should consider going by Nice AF if you ask me — made their surprise debut at a Bernie Sanders benefitMore »

Watch Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Talk Music-Business Sexism On The Daily Show

Best Coast on the Daily ShowEarlier this year, Best Coast leader Bethany Cosentino was one of the musicians who publicly called out prominent music publicist Heathcliff Berru for his long history of sexual assault. She’s also written about music-business sexism in Lena Dunham’s Lenny newsletter and called out Chris Brown for a rapey new single. Last night, … More »

Watch George Clooney & Julia Roberts Sing With Gwen Stefani In Carpool Karaoke

Watch George Clooney & Julia Roberts Sing With Gwen Stefani In Carpool KaraokeThe most recent guest on James Corden’s regular Carpool Karaoke segment (which is potentially getting its own TV show soon) was Gwen Stefani, who appeared on the late-night show back in March to sing one of her new songs. The two of them rolled through some of Stefani’s biggest hits, both solo and … More »

Watch Paul McCartney Cover Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” In Minneapolis

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney played Minneapolis last night, so it was only right that he pay tribute to the dearly departed Prince. Macca and his band jammed on Purple Rain opener “Let’s Go Crazy,” making it sound at least a little bit like an early Beatles song. Check it out. More »