‘A Midsummer’s Nightmare’: Daisy Head To Topline Lifetime’s Shakespearean Pilot, Casey Deidrick Set As A Male Lead

After a lengthy search, Lifetime has found its Elena Holland. Daisy Head is set as the lead in Lifetime’s psychological thriller pilot A Midsummer’s Nightmare. The deal came down quickly, with Lifetime snagging Head moments after she became available when the Freeform drama series Guilt, which she toplined, was canceled yesterday. Also cast as one of the male leads in Midsummer’s Nightmare, a modern-day take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is Casey Deidrick (Ey…

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‘Burn This’ Broadway Revival With Jake Gyllenhaal Postponed Until 2017-2018

Burn This, the Broadway revival of the Landford Wilson play that was to be a starring vehicle for Jake Gyllenhaal and the first production in the refurbished Hudson Theatre after five decades, has been postponed. Producers Stacey Mindich and Jessica R. Jenen just made the announcement, citing “scheduling conflicts with the show’s star.”
The production was set to begin performances in February 2017 with the play to officially open March 6. The show is now aiming for its…

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Bill Murray Crashes White House Press Conference To Talk Up Cubs Chances

Well-known Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray took an internet meme to the White House today, crashing the very end of a Presidential press conference to talk about the Chicago Cubs. Murray, who has in recent years has gone viral for crashing a bachelor party, a NYC Kickball game, even a random couple’s engagement photos, took over the presser to talk up the Cubs’ chances in the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
With a very game White House…

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Watch A$AP Rocky’s Short Film Money Man Feat. A$AP Nast & Skepta

ASAP RockyA$AP Rocky and his AWGE creative collective have released a new 12-minute short film entitled Money Man. The film, shot over three days in northwest London, follows the story of Rina, a young woman trapped in a dark, crime-filled world. Rocky himself stars along with A$AP Nast, Skepta, and actor/screenwriter Saïd Taghmaouid, who also starred … More »

Natalie Portman’s ‘Jackie’ Set for AFI Fest Gala Screening

The American Film Institute has selected Fox Searchlight’s “Jackie,” starring Natalie Portman and directed by Pablo Larraín,  as a Centerpiece Gala at the AFI Fest on Nov. 14 at the TCL Chinese. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival and has been set for a Dec. 2 opening. The film is a psychological portrait… Read more »

‘Michael Moore In TrumpLand’ Lands On ITunes, Plans Global Airings – Update

Updated Friday: Michael Moore in TrumpLand is now available on iTunes, and the self-distributed documentary has lined up presentations around the globe: The film will air on October 30 in the UK (Channel 4), Australia (Ten Network), Netherlands (VPRO), New Zealand (TVNZ), Denmark (TV2), Sweden (SVT), Finland (Nelonen), Norway (NRK) and Iceland (365).
The film, currently available on iTunes for $4.99, broke the house record at the IFC Center cinema in New York Wednesday…

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