Leland Nolan

  • 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
  • ‘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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Major Theater Chains to Boycott Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’

    Major theater chains are refusing to show “Beasts of No Nation,” the Cary Fukunaga drama that Netflix bought this week for $12 million, because the company is debuting the film simultaneously on its streaming service. Four of the country’s four largest exhibitors — AMC, Regal, Cinemark and Carmike…

    Variety
  • Prince William and Shaun the Sheep Take China by Storm

    The first visit to China by a member of the British royal family in nearly three decades also includes an exhibition of the Aardman Animation character.

    The Hollywood Reporter19 mins ago
  • China Lion to Release Andy Lau's 'Lost and Love' in North America, Australia

    The movie will open day-and-date with mainland China later this month.

    The Hollywood Reporter30 mins ago
  • Sony Ex-Employees File Amended Class Action Suit Over Hacking Attack

    Nine former Sony employees have filed an amended class action lawsuit against Sony Pictures Entertainment, alleging that the studio failed to take adequate safeguards to protect personal information that was exposed in the hacking attack last year. “Following the breach, SPE has focused on its own…

    Variety
  • NBC to Launch Comedy Internet-Subscription Service in 2015

    NBC is looking to get into the over-the-top game starting with grins and giggles. The Peacock is planning to launch a comedy subscription-video service later in 2015, Variety has confirmed. But at this point, the service still in the early stages of development. NBC’s comedy subscription…

    Variety
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • China’s Bona Film Doubles Profit to $17 million

    Net profits at China’s Bona Film Group doubled last year to hit $16.9 million, buoyed by a powerful theatrical releasing performance.

    Variety
  • Hulu Gets Disney Junior’s ‘Doc McStuffins’ in Exclusive SVOD Deal

    Hulu, looking to cater to the 6-and-under set — or, more accurately, their parents — inked a deal with Disney-ABC Television Group giving the Internet-streaming service exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to Disney Junior’s acclaimed animated series “Doc McStuffins.” Also covered under…

    Variety
  • 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
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    How Leonard Nimoy Was Convinced to Join the First 'Star Trek' Movie

    The original script for the first Star Trek movie did not include Mr. Spock. Leonard Nimoy did not care at all for Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, who had engaged him and then dropped him from another project without explanation. And he was suing Paramount for using his likeness on merchandise…

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