Katie Rich

  • Ronda Rousey's latest movie project revealed amid criticism from rival

    If fans were wondering what’s next for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey after her UFC 184 win, they needn’t wonder any longer.

    Cagewriter
  • Mo'Nique: 'Empire' Role Was Mine

    It's hard to imagine anyone but Taraji P. Henson playing Cookie on "Empire," but according to Mo'Nique, she was offered the role first. Mo'Nique appeared on Access Hollywood Live to promote her new project "Blackbird" on Tuesday, but she also spoke very candidly about how her career has been…

    Access Hollywood
  • ‘Independence Day 2′ Casts Jessie Usher as Lead

    Fox has cast “Survivor’s Remorse” star Jessie Usher in “Independence Day 2″ as the lead. He’s the first cast member attached to the sequel. Usher will portray the son of Will Smith’s Steven Hiller character from the 1996 original. Smith is not expected to return. Director Roland Emmerich will…

    Variety
  • NBC Smiles At Plan To Create Subscription Web Service For Comedy

    Funny is money: NBC plans to launch a Web-based subscription comedy service this year, the network confirms. But much else about the initiative, disclosed by the Wall Street Journal, remains unclear — in part because it’s still in the early planning stage. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon…

    Deadline
  • Marvel Studios dominates 2015 Saturn Awards nominations

    It was a good day for Marvel with the release of the 41st annual Saturn Awards nominations (geared toward genre work on the big and small screen). "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" led overall on the film side with 11 nominations, while "Guardians of the Galaxy" picked up nine.

    Hitfix
  • Ellen Debuts #TheDress: Real Story Behind #WhiteandGold and Wedding That Started It All

    "It turns out the real dress is blue and black. Isn’t that amazing? It’s amazing the real dress is wrong."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • The Cast of The Sandlot Then and Now

    The Cast of The Sandlot Then and Now "You're killin' me, smalls!" Here's where the lovable cast of "The Sandlot" is now. Tom Guiry Guiry played the dorkily lovable Scotty Smalls in the cast of "The Sandlot" and continues to work on the big and small screen, most notably in 2001's "Black Hawk Down"…

    Wochit
  • Beyond ‘Homeland’ and ‘In Treatment': Israeli Topics Ripe for American Adaptations (Guest Blog)

    Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz’s “Gett, The Trial of Vivian Amsalem,” offers a riveting portrayal of an Orthodox Jewish woman’s struggle to obtain a gett, a religious divorce required by Orthodox Jewry, from her clearly estranged husband. Playing in limited release, “Gett” was nominated for a…

    The Wrap
  • HBO Go Lands on PS4, Showtime Anytime Comes to Dish

    Premium cable nets HBO and Showtime are coming to more Internet-connected devices and services — but for now, you’ll still need to subscribe to cable or satellite TV to get them. The HBO Go app for Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be available to download later Tuesday, according to the game-console…

    Variety
  • Why We Shouldn't Make Too Much Of China's Box Office Topping The U.S. In February

    We've all heard the rumblings that China will soon eclipse America as the top movie-going market sometime around 2020. So the news that the overall box office in the month of February was larger in China ($650 million) than it was in America ($640 million) isn't a shock in theory

    Forbes
  • 9 Actors Who Only Make Bad Movies

    9 Actors Who Only Make Bad Movies Katherine Heigl The first time we saw Katherine Heigl as the driven and tightly-wound, but quirky and ultimately lovable girl was in "Knocked Up", and that was a decent comedy. But then she played the same character in "27 Dresses" which was meh. But then we saw it…

    Wochit
  • Daniel Craig Films 007 Sketch for U.K. Charity Event

    Elton John, Stephen Hawking and Rowan Atkinson are also participating in the Red Nose Day fundraising efforts.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Andrew Lack In Talks To Return To Stumbling NBC News

    NBC News is looking at bringing back Andrew Lack — the guy who ran the place from 1993 through 2001, turning the division around and bringing it to No. 1 status across the board. Sources say Lack’s name heads a “mix” of people with whom the company is talks for a top post at the news operation, as…

    Deadline
  • Jonathan Groff to Wear Crown in 'Hamilton'

    The star of HBO's 'Looking' will step into the role of King George in Lin-Manuel Miranda's acclaimed bio-musical, which transfers to Broadway following its Public Theater premiere.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ryan Reynolds Is \'Wrapped Around\' Daughter\'s Finger, But She\'s \'Allergic To Sleep\'

    Ryan Reynolds says he and Blake Lively have become members of the no-sleep-new-parents club since the recent arrival of their daughter. When Jimmy informed the new dad that a sleep allergy is not "possible," the actor offered up a new theory.

    Access Hollywood
  • Fred Savage to Co-Star in Fox's Rob Lowe Comedy

    The 'Wonder Years' alum will play Lowe's brother in 'The Grinder.'

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Joseph Kosinski Eyes Adaptation of Videogame ‘Gran Turismo’ at Sony

    “Oblivion” helmer Joseph Kosinski is in talks to direct the adaptation of the popular videogame “Gran Turismo” for Sony. Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon are producing with Michael De Luca, who will remain on as a producer even though he currently holds the…

    Variety