Walt Disney names creative heads of animation studios
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Tuesday split the role of its outgoing creative head John Lasseter and appointed two Academy award winners to spearhead its two animation studios.
Heroes, on screen and off, win big at MTV Movie & TV Awards show
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero movie "Black Panther' made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, winning four trophies in a ceremony that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying.
Dr. Dre Is Making a Movie About Marvin Gaye (EXCLUSIVE)
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Dr. Dre is working on a movie about the late singer Marvin Gaye, Variety has learned. The rapper, whose film credits include 2015's "Straight Outta Compton," on which he served as a producer and an inspiration for the film, is in the early stages of getting the project off the ground. And rights to use Gaye's music have been secured, according to sources. Sony/ATV Music Publishing is home to Gaye's songwriting credits.
Box Office: 'Incredibles 2' shatters records with heroic $180 million opening
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The opening weekend of "Incredibles 2" was, well, incredible.
John Travolta's 'Gotti' Finally Opens -- After Nearly a Decade in the Works
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - John Gotti Jr. thinks the story of his father's life should at least be playing on a few more screens on the Gambino family's home turf. The son of the notorious mobster is distressed that "Gotti" is only playing a few theaters in Brooklyn.
Australian actress Rebel Wilson has Bauer Media libel payout cut
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian court on Thursday slashed a record libel payout for actress Rebel Wilson, saying there was insufficient evidence a series of magazine articles published by Bauer Media prevented her from getting lucrative roles in Hollywood.
Film Review: Jon Hamm and Ed Helms in 'Tag'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The game began when they were nine years old. Thirty-five years later, it's still going strong as five lifelong friends dedicate one month each year to playing "tag," the old grade-school classic most kids leave on the schoolyard-- right around the time they stop believing that girls have "cooties."
UPDATE 3-Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Meghan cheered on first joint royal trip
CHESTER, England, June 14 (Reuters) - Thousands of cheering fans greeted Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Thursday as Britain's newest royal joined the monarch for a visit to the English county of Cheshire, her first official trip without Prince Harry.
Protective order obtained for Marvel magnate Stan Lee
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee's caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.
Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that their sex crimes team was reviewing a case against "Rocky" actor Sylvester Stallone.
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