Depp's agent calls Heard op-ed piece on abuse 'catastrophic'
Johnny Depp’s agent says that ex-wife Amber Heard's 2018 op-ed piece in The Washington Post describing herself as a victim of domestic abuse was “catastrophic” to Depp's career and coincided with the loss of a $23 million deal for a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel.
'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes
She’s only the second woman in the history of the Globes to win, and the first since Barbra Streisand won for “Yentl” in 1984. Its star, guerilla comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, also won best actor in a comedy. “The Queen's Gambit” won best limited series, and best actress in the category for Anya Taylor-Joy. “Schitt's Creek,” the Pop TV series that found a wider audience on Netflix, won best comedy series for its final season. Catherine O'Hara also took best actress in a comedy series.
Hulu sets Mike Tyson miniseries, but the boxer punches back
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif. Hulu on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, announced it has ordered Iron Mike, a limited series about the life of boxing great Mike Tyson. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly slammed the production as “cultural misappropriation.”In a press release Thursday, Hulu said “Iron Mike” will explore “the wild, tragic and controversial life and career” of a polarizing athlete. Tyson, who is not involved in the project, criticized Hulu on social media, saying the series smacked of insensitivity. “Hulu’s announcement to do an unauthorized mini-series of the Tyson story without compensation, although unfortunate, isn’t surprising,” Tyson said in an Instagram post. The eight-episode “Iron Mike” is from the makers of “I, Tonya,” the 2017 movie that starred Margot Robbie as ice skater Tonya Harding.
Margot Robbie to Star in a Female-Fronted 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Reboot
Batten down the hatches: The Pirates of the Caribbean cinematic universe is upon us. Margot Robbie is set to star in a new, female-fronted Pirates of the Caribbean movie, to be scripted by Birds of Prey screenwriter Christina Hodson, ET can confirm. (Fans are already speculating that Robbie could play Redd, a wench-turned-pirate from the original attraction.) Which is a lot of Pirates of the Caribbean. But we'd never pass up the chance to watch Margot Robbie force men to walk the plank.
Dern wins supporting actress Oscar for 'Marriage Story'
Laura Dern accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for "Marriage Story" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who completed her awards season sweep by awarding her the best supporting actress trophy. Dern’s win Sunday came nearly three decades after her first Academy Award nomination, a lead actress bid in 1992 for “Rambling Rose.” She received a supporting actress nod in 2015 for “Wild,” and has earned Emmys and a wealth of critics’ honors over the years. I say if you’re really blessed, you get them as your parents,” an emotional Dern said in accepting the trophy. Dern comes from a pedigreed Hollywood family: father Bruce is a two-time Oscar nominee (“Coming Home,” “Nebraska”), and Ladd played her mom in “Rambling Rose” and earned her own Oscar nomination, for supporting actress.
'Birds of Prey' has weakest opening of any DC extended universe film
Even with critics singing praises for "Birds of Prey," the newest entrant in the DC extended universe didn't live up to its opening weekend expectations. It is the weakest opening of any film in Warner Bros.' DC extended universe. It's possible that some moviegoers shied away from seeing the film in its opening weekend because of its ties to the not-so-beloved "Suicide Squad." It has now collected $132.5 million domestically and $287.4 million globally. The film now has nabbed $298.4 million domestically and $768 million globally.cnbc.com
The highest paid actors and actresses of 2019, according to Forbes
Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world , having earned $89.4 million before taxes last year, Forbes reports in its 2019 list of the highest-paid actors. Margot Robbie, the eighth highest-paid actress of 2019, also has a production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, which focuses on telling women-driven stories. Seven of the top 10 highest-earning actresses of 2019 were producers of their own projects, Forbes reports. Here's the breakdown of how much the 10 highest-paid actors earn, according to Forbes. Dwayne Johnson: $89.4 millionAnd here's how much the 10 highest-paid actresses earn.cnbc.com
'Birds of Prey' is 'wildly entertaining,' 'the funniest comic book film' since the first 'Deadpool'
The long-awaited comic book film featuring the delightfully psychotic Harley Quinn hits theaters this weekend and has charmed critics. "Birds of Prey" centers around Harley, the breakout character from "Suicide Squad," played by Academy Award-nominated actress Margot Robbie. Margot Robbie and Ewan McGregor star in "Birds of Prey" as Harley Quinn and Roman Sionis, aka Black Mask. Margot Robbie stars as Harley Quinn in Warner Bros. "Birds of Prey." Margot Robbie stars as Harley Quinn in Warner Bros. "Birds of Prey."cnbc.com
Nicole Kidman Jokes About Her 'Threesome' Relationship With Her 'Bombshell' Co-
Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie appear to have formed a truly close friendship on the set of their upcoming drama, Bombshell. Kidman and Theron both walked the red carpet at the star-studded Elle Women In Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills on Monday. On a more serious note, Kidman also shared a lot of love and praise for Theron, and her role in getting Bombshell off the ground. "This film is a very powerful film and Charlize really sort of championed getting it made," Kidman shared. Charlize Theron on Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell' Transformation Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Charlize Theron Reveals Nicole Kidman's Reaction to Her Unrecognizable 'Bombshell' Transformation (Exclusive)How 'Big Little Lies' Inspired Nicole Kidman to do 'Bombshell'Why Meryl Streep Says Convincing Nicole Kidman to Take on 'Bombshell' Role Was a 'No Brainer'
Jai Courtney Says 'The Suicide Squad' Is a 'Whole New Thing' (Exclusive)
Jai Courtney calls from Atlanta, where he's currently filming The Suicide Squad. The movie is writer-director James Gunn's semi-sequel, semi-reboot of 2016's Suicide Squad and will see Courtney reprise his role as bogan jewel thief Captain Boomerang opposite a few familiar faces (including Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn) and a squad of new recruits. I don't know [Laughs] I'm going to stop talking, because I'm going to walk into something I don't want to talk about and f**k it up! The Suicide Squad is out Aug. 6, 2021. RELATED CONTENT:Jai Courtney Shares Character Stories Behind 'Divergent,' 'Suicide Squad' and MoreKeanu Reeves Has Read the 'Matrix 4' Script and Says It's 'Very Ambitious!'
'Birds of Prey' trailer puts Harley Quinn center screen
(CNN) - Harley Quinn is having a girls night -- done her way. In the new trailer for "Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)," DC's demented and dynamic dame is fresh off a breakup with her beau, the Joker, and looking for "a fresh start." Mary Elizabeth Winstead (as Huntress), Jurnee Smollett-Bell (as Black Canary), Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya) and Ella Jay Basco (Cassandra Cain) round out her crew in the new movie from Warner Bros. Pictures. (CNN and Warner Bros. share parent company WarnerMedia.) The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
Margot Robbie Is Back as Harley Quinn in First 'Birds of Prey' Trailer
Harley Quinn has a new squad she'd like you to meet. Hands down, the best shot is of Harley in all her pigtailed glory, driving her convertible with her two pet hyenas riding shotgun. While this may be the first Birds of Prey trailer released online, it actually isn't the movie's first teaser trailer. "She was such a star, but we didn't get to see that much of her [in Suicide Squad]. Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) arrives in theaters on Feb. 7, 2020.
Upcoming DC Movies: The Full List From 'The Batman'...
"She was such a star, but we didn't get to see that much of her [in Suicide Squad]. (Gunn has since returned to the Marvel fold and will helm Guardians 3 following The Suicide Squad.) sequel, WB has long been in-the-works on an origin story centered on longtime Shazam adversary and occasional antihero, Black Adam. "Black Adam is an antihero -- or villain -- who I cannot wait to play....They're all getting their a** kicked when I play Black Adam. Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra (Disney's Jungle Cruise)Starring: Dwayne JohnsonFind out even more about Black Adam here.
'Bombshell' trailer hints at Fox News drama
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The new teaser for director Jay Roach and writer Charles Randolph's movie "Bombshell" is light on dialogue. But it does give an idea about the secret alliances and whisper networks that were required for various women associated with Fox News to feel comfortable enough to go public with allegations against the network's late founder, Roger Ailes. As seen in the teaser, Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman have transformed themselves into TV journalists Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson, respectively, for this film. "Bombshell" is not the only project out this year that tackles the Fox News scandal, which resulted in Ailes' resignation as chairman and CEO in July 2016. In June, Showtime premiered the miniseries "The Loudest Voice," which starred Russell Crowe as Ailes and Naomi Watts as Carlson.
Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie Stun at 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'
Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie are turning heads in London! DiCaprio, clad in a classy three-piece suit, striped tie and leather shoes, shaded his eyes with a pair of Oliver Peoples sunglasses. Samir Hussein/WireImagePitt opted for a slightly more casual look, sporting some scruff and leaving the collar of his navy dress shirt unbuttoned. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for SonyRobbie's makeup artist, Pati Dubroff, added an extra dash of glam, matching the actress' beauty look to her gorgeous gown with a sunset smokey eye, light mascara and rose lips. Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty ImagesAfter arriving at the premiere solo, DiCaprio, Pitt and Robbie posed together for a few pics on the red carpet.
Charles Manson, Sharon Tate and the 1969 Murders: Films, Podcasts and Series You Should Stream
For decades, Hollywood has attempted to tell the story of Charles Manson and Sharon Tate -- all to varying degrees of success. For those wanting to delve deeper into one of Hollywood's most notorious true crimes, ET has rounded up several notable films, podcasts and TV series to stream on the 50th anniversary of the tragedy. Where to Stream: Netflix; buy on Apple TVCharles Manson: The Final Words (2017)This documentary revisits the events of 1969 through Mansons perspective, using never-before-seen case files, photos and exclusive interviews with Manson from inside California State Prison. Filmmaker James Buddy Day was the last person he spoke to publicly on the record before Manson died on Nov. 19, 2017. While the film isnt as easy to stream, their conversations have been converted into an upcoming book, Hippie Cult Leader: The Last Words of Charles Manson, coming Aug. 8, 2019.