Jeff Skoll

  • 6 Actors Who Sabotaged Their Own Careers

    It’s so difficult to make it as a Hollywood star that once you’ve got there, you’d think you’d do everything you could to stay. Who is Marcus Chong? Ultimately, Tank’s brother-in-law (played by someone else) became the new tech operator for the other two ‘Matrix’ films and Chong hasn’t appeared on…

    Ben Falk
  • ‘Les Miserables’ Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21

    Broadway actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste has died after falling off his mother’s fire escape. He was 21. Jean-Baptiste made Broadway history as the understudy for “Les Miserables” character Jean Valjean. When Jean-Baptiste stepped into the role, he became both the youngest actor to do so and the first…

    Variety
  • Hackers Up Attacks On Media, Showbiz

    Computer hackers’ efforts to penetrate and disrupt media and entertainment networks were up sharply in the quarter that ended June 30, major Internet security company Verisign reported. Media and entertainment companies represented 20% of Verisign’s work in the quarter to thwart or minimize attacks…

    Deadline
  • Mill Valley Film Festival to Debut Two Films

    The California Film Institute has announced that the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival will host the world premiere of “A Light Beneath Their Feet” and the U.S. premiere of “Angelica.” The films will both debut on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the CineArts Sequoia in Mill Valley, Calif., and will be followed…

    Variety
  • ‘Suicide Squad’: David Ayer Tweets Cast and Crew Photo on Final Day of Production

    Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” ended principal photography on Friday, and director David Ayer commemorated the event by posting a photo of the cast and crew on Twitter. It's a wrap folks! #SuicideSquad #WarnerBros #DCcomics pic.twitter.com/1Rkvd9t3JX — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) August 28, 2015…

    Variety
  • 4 Ways Quentin Tarantino Changed the Way Movies are Made

    Over his lengthy career, Quentin Tarantino has proven himself to belong in an elite tier of directors. In doing so, he's changed filmmaking as we know it forever.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • The Trump Monster from the GOP's Id

    Who remembers the 1956 science fiction classic, Academy Award-nominated film, Forbidden Planet, featuring the likes of Walter Pidgeon and Robby the Robot? To the sci-fi aficionado, it was in a league of its own and according to Gene Roddenberry an inspiration for the Star Trek franchise.Do you…

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    Find out the real reason behind slow computers!

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  • Patrick Stewart: Starz's 'Blunt Talk' Is a "Liberating Experience"

    "A lot of people have been saying, 'Patrick Stewart doing comedy, that doesn't seem right,'" Stewart tells THR. He shares why the show has been a "delightful and very creative experience."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • DC Entertainment Chief Diane Nelson expands role at Warner Bros.

    Diane Nelson, who oversees Warner Bros.' DC comics and games division, is expanding her role in the Burbank studio.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Director Alex Gibney Compares Steve Jobs to James Brown

    Four years after his death, the fascination with Steve Jobs continues, this time through the lens of Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney in his latest documentary for Magnolia Pictures, “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine.” “He was a little bit like James Brown in the sense that he was a…

    Variety
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    'Muhammad' movie screens at Montreal film festival

    Iran's most expensive movie, "Muhammad", which chronicles the childhood of the Muslim prophet, draws protesters before its screening at the Montréal film festival in Canada.

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  • Migrant drama hits European screens in film 'Mediterranea'

    "Mediterranea", a first feature by US-Italian director Jonas Carpignano who was part of the shooting crew on the well-received 2012 film "Beasts of the Southern Wild", follows two Africans as they make an odyssey to Europe -- and to disillusionment. It starts in Algeria and moves to Libya, a…

    AFP
  • Movie version of Borderlands game will take you back to Pandora

    Get ready to dance along with Claptrap. Lionsgate is planning to make a movie based on Gearbox Software and Take Two Interactive's Borderlands video game series.

    CNET
  • Pamela Adlon On Her New FX Series ‘Better Things’ And 10-Year Working Relationship With Louis C.K. – Emmys

    Pamela Adlon has had a long and storied career on several TV series—including seven seasons on Californication—as a voice actress, and in such early-career movies as Say Anything and Sgt. Bilko. She's been at this since she was a kid, after all. But it really wasn't until she was cast as Louis…

    Deadline
  • The 10 Best Stocks to Hold Forever

    Few people realize these stocks exist. But many of the richest, most successful investors have been cashing in on them for decades. Now you can too...

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  • Netflix Ultra HD Copy of ‘Breaking Bad’ Hacked, Pirated

    Netflix’s security technology for Ultra HD content has reportedly been hacked, with a 4K version of the pilot episode of “Breaking Bad” pilfered from the streaming service popping up on pirate sites. A 17.7-Gigabyte copy of “Breaking Bad” season one, episode one encoded in 4K format showed up on…

    Variety
  • Ridley Scott confirms his next movie is Prometheus 2

    Ridley Scott just can't leave space alone. In a recent interview with Empire, the The Martian director stated plainly that his next project is the sequel to 2012's Prometheus. For those who don't remember, Prometheus served as a kind of pseudo-prequel to the Alien franchise. Starring Noomi Rapace…

    The Verge
  • Pop-up exhibition shows life of Kray twins in London's East end

    Pictures of the notorious Kray twins and their native London East End go on display in a pop-up exhibition in the British capital on Friday, ahead of the release of a film about the gangsters. "The exhibition is kind of to contextualise who the Krays were, where they came from ... what the East End…

    Reuters