Jonathan Watton

  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

    yahoo-movies-uk
  • Donald Trump Hits Univision With $500M Miss USA Lawsuit, Network Calls It “Ridiculous” – Update

    UPDATED from 2:23 PM with Univision statement:  He said last week that he would go after them in the courts and today the GOP Presidential candidate did just that. Donald Trump slammed Univision Tuesday with an over $500 million lawsuit over the Spanish-language network ending their plans on June…

    Deadline
  • Google's YouTube loses appeal in German copyright case

    A German regional court has ruled that Google's video-sharing website YouTube must prevent users from posting material that infringes copyright law once such a video has been brought to its attention. In a case brought by German performing rights organisation Gema, the regional court of Hamburg on…

    Reuters
  • Emilia Clarke: On Badass Roles, Inner Strength And Bumble Bees

    Trying to pin down Emilia Clarke, who is young and beautiful and who has had such extraordinary success as one of the most identifiable female protagonists of recent television history, is an even harder undertaking than usual.

    Yahoo Beauty25 mins ago
  • Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage

    It’s a sad day for Hollywood royalty: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are splitting up after a decade of marriage. The couple confirmed the end of their marriage with a statement on Tuesday, just a day after celebrating their 10th anniversary. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have…

    Variety
  • Hasbro, Lions Gate to roll dice with Monopoly movie

    (Reuters) - Toy maker Hasbro Inc is bringing the Monopoly board game to the silver screen, in a movie about a boy's quest to make his fortune and avoid jail time. Andrew Niccol, who was nominated for an Academy Award for writing Jim Carrey's "The Truman Show", will write the screenplay for the…

    Reuters
  • A few Pixar strategies that can help you grow your revenue

    "Inside Out," the first Disney Pixar film that did not open in the top slot its first weekend, still drove $91.1 million for its first three days. USA Today noted, “It’s the best launch ever for a Pixar movie that wasn’t a sequel and the studio’s biggest opening since Toy Story 3’s $110.3 million…

    American City Business Journals
  • Veteran WME Mailroom Employee Gets Spotlight in Heartwarming Short

    Curt Harper, an autistic man with a passion for surfing, is the subject of ‘Curt.’

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Play

    Bravo Housewife Wonders Motive of New Castmates

    Vicki Gunvalson, the only remaining original cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County,' explains why she's weary around new cast members on the show. (June 29)

    Associated Press Videos
  • "Stories Worth Telling"

    Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.Robert AltmanSome people are movie buffs. Some aren't. But I defy you to find anyone who can't rattle off at least one movie line that at some point in their lives moved them, inspired them, tickled them, spoke to them in some special way, to the point…

    Huffington Post
  • Here’s Why Tom Holland Was Cast As Spider-Man

    It’s no secret that Tom Holland has swung into action as Marvel’s next big screen Spider-Man… but why did he land the coveted role? During an interview with The L.A. Times, Marvel boss Kevin Feige explained exactly why they chose Tom Holland to be the next Peter Parker. Of course, it was rumoured…

    ryan-leston
  • Focus Circles ‘Jurassic World’ Director Colin Trevorrow’s ‘Book of Henry’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Following the record-shattering success of “Jurassic World,” it’s no surprise how quickly a studio moved to ensure they were next in line to work with the film’s director, Colin Trevorrow. While negotiations have yet to begin, sources tell Variety that Focus Features is in discussions to acquire…

    Variety
  • Robert Zemeckis on 'Back to the Future' Remake: 'Oh God, No'

    The director of the 1985 classic says he will stop all efforts to remake the film while he and writer Bob Gale are alive.

    Yahoo Movies
  • View

    Here's a Look at the New 'Hunger Games' Exhibit, with Katniss Costumes (and Eye-Popping Props) Galore (23 photos)

    We're just a few months away from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 , the fourth (and final) installment in the blockbuster franchise. But fans who can't wait that long to get a glimpse of Katniss and the gang can check out The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, which opened in New York City's…

    Yahoo Movies
  • FilmLA Sued By Hollywood Nightclub Over NBC’s ‘The Player’ Shoot

    The non-profit permitting group got a notice of its own today and it may see them set up shop in court. A Hollywood nightclub filed a complaint for unspecified damages Tuesday against FilmLA for some last minute production shooting that basically closed them down for two days in April. Time that…

    Deadline
  • Looking for Bargains on Quilt Bedding?

    We've got a huge selection of quilt bedding at cheap prices. Compare great deals on many top designs!

    CalibexSponsored
  • Star Trek Beyond is officially the next Star Trek movie

    Director Justin Lin confirmed on Twitter last night that the third installment of the Star Trek series will be called Star Trek Beyond. The film, now in production in Vancouver, will feature the return of Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Idris Elba. The title echoes Lin's…

    The Verge
  • Why the Academy Should've Reduced the Number of Best Picture Nominees (Opinion)

    What happens when there are eight or nine best picture nominees, but only five director nominees?

    The Hollywood Reporter