Bill Damaschke

  • First Look: Jared Leto as the Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’

    After teasing Jared Leto’s look in Warner Bros. upcoming DC pic “Suicide Squad” for the last two weeks, director David Ayer has now released the first official photo of the Oscar winner in full Joker makeup. The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J! #Joker75 #SuicideSquad…

    Variety
  • Bruce Jenner: Kim Kardashian Once Caught Him In A Dress

    Bruce Jenner told Diane Sawyer that of all his daughters, Kim Kardashian has taken his transition the best. As it happens, she once walked in on him while he was wearing a dress. They didn’t talk about it until a lot later, according to the video above. Jenner also said that Kardashian told him her…

    Deadline
  • Christian Bale Knee Injury Means ‘The Deep Blue Good-by’ Will Follow ‘Wolverine 3′

    BREAKING: The knee injury suffered by Christian Bale is serious enough that Fox will postpone the John D. MacDonald novel adaptation The Deep Blue Goodbye until its director, James Mangold, completes Wolverine 3 with Hugh Jackman. Bale suffered torn knee ligaments in an accident at his home. He…

    Deadline
  • How Movies Like Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The Revenant’ Could Revolutionize the Industry

    The proliferation of quality television programs like “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones” has blurred the lines between small and big screen. These shows aren’t just well written and acted. They are painstakingly composed, benefiting from a cinematic quality that was absent in earlier eras of…

    Variety
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    Native-American Actors Walk Off Adam Sandler Movie Set

    Actors in the Netflix movie "The Ridiculous Six" raised concerns to producers about perceived stereotyping offensive to their culture.

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  • 'Furious 7' - An Explosively Fun Movie for Teens and Adults

    Next up in the Fast & Furious series is Furious 7 starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson. Dominic Toretto and his crew thought they left the criminal mercenary life behind but now, Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. KIDS…

    Huffington Post
  • CAA Loses 12th Agent to UTA

    Touring agent Harold Frogét has switched agencies.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • The key to winning the VR race? Netflix

    Explaining virtual reality to people is hard. Unless you try it, you don't understand how good or how great it is," Sony's Shuhei Yoshida told Polygon during a previous interview. There is a gulf between the explanations of virtual reality and the act of using it yourself. You may have never been…

    Polygon
  • Second Royal Baby Estimated to Be $120 Million Boost to U.K. Economy

    There has been less buzz than before Prince George's birth, which was estimated to have had a $400 million benefit, but one expert says a baby girl could cause fresh excitement.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Lincoln Center Chaplin Gala To Fete Robert Redford

    Has any contemporary movie star more intriguingly chafed at the gilded prison of stardom than Robert Redford? Certainly, he was not the first — or the last — matinee idol who endeavored to show us there was more to him than just a pretty face (or, in Redford’s particular case, that California tan,…

    Variety
  • Paramount to Hire New China General Manager

    Paramount Pictures is to hire a new general manager to head its operations in the booming Chinese market.

    Variety
  • Intrigue Inks First-Look Format Deal With Pomodoro

    Intrigue has closed its largest format deal to date, inking with Pomodoro Stories for first-look rights to a selection of its catalog of scripted formats. The deal also includes format rights to Pomodoro’s catalog from Germany's Beta Film, which contains more than 4,000 titles. Kelly Pancho, the VP…

    Deadline
  • FYI Orders Spouse-Swap Series ‘The Seven Year Switch’

    Sex in a box in front of a studio audience having failed to save American marriages, the TV industry now will attempt to rescue the institution by trying a two-week spouse switch for wedded couples.  FYI has greenlighted  The Seven Year Switch, an eight-episode series in which married couples…

    Deadline
  • Kristin Newman Inks Overall Deal With ABC Studios

    ABC Studios has closed a two-year overall deal with comedy writer-producer Kristin Newman, executive producer/showrunner of the studio’s ABC comedy pilot  Delores and Jermaine, which has been garnering promising early buzz. Newman has a history at ABC Studios where she has been based for the past…

    Deadline
  • Shows like Happyish are why I'm so tired of white guys being the default protagonists

    In recent years, more and more TV and film reviews have tackled issues of diversity and representation. The series' original star, Philip Seymour Hoffman, died after completing only the pilot.

    Vox.com
  • Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Wrapping Up

    My intentions were the best and yet, after my first visit a week ago, I only made it to one more day of screenings at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Which highlights one of the problems for me with the festival: It's too easy to ignore. That's my own problem, of course. When I am at Toronto or…

    Huffington Post
  • Filmmaker says 'Nerd Prom' has grown to reflect poorly on DC

    A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." The film by Patrick Gavin, ...

    Associated Press