Art Frankel

  • Why 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Killed Off the Wrong Character

    We’ve known for a while that not every hero would make it out of Avengers: Age of Ultron alive. Director Joss Whedon warned us as much, and he’s not one to renege on killing off beloved characters. But we still weren’t prepared for the fact that they’d kill off the wrong character! (SPOILER…

    ETonline
  • Nicki Minaj Joins ‘Barbershop 3′

    Rapper Nicki Minaj will co-star in New Line/MGM’s “Barbershop 3″ alongside Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer, Variety has learned. Bob Teitel and George Tillman Jr. of State Street Pictures are the lead producers. Malcolm D. Lee, who directed the “Best Man” movies, is directing “Barbershop 3″…

    Variety
  • Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 case

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of driving a vehicle over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.

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  • Francis Ford Coppola wins prestigious Spanish prize for arts

    MADRID (AP) — Francis Ford Coppola, director of such classics as "The Godfather" trilogy and "Apocalypse Now," has won Spain's Princess of Asturias arts prize for his outstanding contribution to the world of film.

    Associated Press
  • Margot Robbie Is Delightfully Frightening as Harley Quinn on 'Suicide Squad' Set

    Margot Robbie looks totally badass on the set of Suicide Squad! Director David Ayer shared the first full cast photo on Sunday, and now we’re getting an even closer look into the colorful world of Harley Quinn. Splash News Robbie can be seen strutting her stuff in full costume on set in Toronto…

    ETonline
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    Power Lawyers: The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Lunch

    'Boston Legal,' 'The Good Wife,' or of course, Gregory Peck, The Hollywood Reporter's power lawyers share their favorite on-screen attorneys at the 2015 Power Lawyer Lunch.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • The worst thing about Avengers: Age of Ultron is Ultron

    This article contains major spoilers from Avengers: Age of Ultron. Over the past seven years, we've watched Marvel develop the Avengers from the ground up. Their evolution began in 2008 with Tony Stark, whose story became a gateway to introduce us to Black Widow, and then S.H.I.E.L.D. Thor, Captain…

    Vox.com
  • Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusions to the Scientology documentary "Going Clear." Bird called it "a very inside reference," but…

    Associated Press
  • Walden, Montecito Scare Up Deal For Joe Ballarini’s ‘A Babysitter’s Guide To Monsters’

    EXCLUSIVE: Another day, another big material sale. Joe Ballarini has made a deal with Walden and Montecito Pictures for A Babysitter’s Guide To Monsters, a children’s book by Ballarini, best known for scriping My Little Pony. Ballarini will write the script. After closing a six-figure, three-book…

    Deadline
  • ‘Penny Dreadful’ Ratings Fall From Season 1, ‘Nurse Jackie’ Rises For Showtime

    Literally bathed in blood, the Season 2 premiere of the John Logan-created Showtime series got a bite taken out of it on Sunday. With 575,000 total viewers watching on May 3 at 10 PM, Penny Dreadful fell 34% from its Season 1 debut on May 11, 2014. In fact, the Season 2 debut of the drama…

    Deadline
  • Joaquin Phoenix’s 8 Most Memorable Movie Roles

    Here are 8 memorable roles from the eccentric and talented Joaquin Phoenix.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 'The Walking Dead' Star Seth Gilliam Arrested for DUI, Marijuana Possession

    The actor, best known for playing Father Gabriel on the AMC series, was clocked going 107 mph, police claim.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    Box Office Report: May 2nd-3rd

    The Hollywood Reporter's box office report for the weekend of May 2nd-3rd.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Watch Our 'In Memoriam' Video for the (Hopefully) Late Jar Jar Binks

    With J.J. Abrams' (joking) announcement that he wanted to off the Gungan goof in 'Force Awakens,' we take time to pay respect.

    Yahoo Movies
  • Ellen Albertini Dow, 'Wedding Singer' rapper, dies at 101

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of "Rapper's Delight" in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101.

    Associated Press
  • Disney Q2 Tops With 'Star Wars' Plans Eyed

    Response to the upcoming "Star Wars" movie has "well exceeded expectations," and the rejuvenated franchise presents a "huge opportunity" for Walt Disney's parks and resorts, ...

    Investor's Business Daily
  • AMC Targets Independent Movie Fans in Movio Deal

    AMC Theatres and marketing specialist Movio have formed a multi-year partnership aimed at reaching its most avid customers — particularly those interested in smaller-budget and independent films. The alliance, which will begin in July, will combine data from the AMC Stubs loyalty program with Movio…

    Variety