Paul Weitz

  • 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
  • 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 Reporter
  • Learn the History of Superheroes From Stan Lee Himself

    A new online course teams the Marvel co-creator with 'Batman' movie producer Michael Uslan.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • India bans broadcast of BBC film showing gang-rapist

    India has banned the broadcast of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim -- a move the film's maker called "arbitrary censorship". Home Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament on Wednesday the comments of Mukesh Singh,…

    AFP
  • ‘Conan In Cuba’ Trailer: First Look At TBS Late-Night Special

    Conan O’Brien’s much ballyhooed trip to Cuba over President’s Day weekend, will debut tomorrow night at 11 PM ET/PT as a special edition of his TBS late night show, coincidentally called Conan In Cuba. Shot over four days in Havana, with 10 staffers, including the host and producer, Conan has said…

    Deadline
  • Netflix’s Oscar ambitions show with its latest movie deal

    The streaming service has bought the distribution rights for Beasts of No Nation, a film about West African child soldiers that could be an Oscar contender.

    Fortune
  • New Rideshare Service Offers Kid-Friendly Uber Alternative

    HopSkipDrive presents a solution for L.A. parents as some schools crack down on the use of Uber and Lyft

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • MoMA retrospective journeys into world of Iceland's Bjork

    "Bjork," which opens on Sunday and runs through June 7, follows the artist through 20 years of her career, from her first mature solo album "Debut" in 1993 to her latest work and a new music installation commissioned for the retrospective. "It's been an incredibly generous and fruitful journey for…

    Reuters
  • 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
  • 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
  • For now, no license to view for rogue YouTuber's dark Bond short

    The producer of the recent "Power Rangers" YouTube sensation slams up against more copyright woes over an excellent film that looks at what happens to Bond when his license to kill has been revoked.>

    CNET
  • 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
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Star Wars Rebels’ for Season 2

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer is headed to a galaxy far, far away.

    The Wrap
  • 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
  • Clive Davis Snags Units at Gotham’s Ritz Tower

    As was first reported in the New York property gossip columns, octogenarian music-industry legend Clive Davis recently spent just over $3.4 million for a pair of midfloor co-operative apartments at New York City’s ultra-luxe Ritz Tower on Park Avenue, where residents pay super-sized monthly fees…

    Variety
  • ‘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