Rick Friedberg

  • Anne Hathaway, 32, Is Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

    In Hollywood, 32 is apparently over the hill. "I can't complain about it because I benefited from it," Hathaway says. Obviously, Hathaway isn't the first victim of ageism in Hollywood: Earlier this year, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she'd been told that, at 37, she was "too old" to the play the love…

    TV Guide
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  • Chris Evans on Saying Goodbye to Marvel: ‘It’s Almost Terrifying to Think About’

    Don’t leave us, Captain America! Chris Evans and (most of) the Avengers cast wrapped filming on Captain America: Civil War late last month, marking Evans' fifth film in his six-picture contract with Marvel Studios. In an interview with ETonline, the 34-year-old actor explains why having another…

    ETonline
  • Mark Ruffalo Reveals the Reason Hulk Won't Be in "Civil War"

    There will be no "Hulk Smash" in next year's Marvel film.

    Comicvine
  • Force Friday: A Star Wars bonanza for toy makers, retailers

    Hasbro, Toys 'R' Us, and Lego are among the companies cashing in on The Force Awakens craze.

    Fortune
  • Sienna Miller Has Been Cut From Johnny Depp's Black Mass

    It looks like Sienna Miller has been left on the cutting room floor for Johnny Depp’s new gangster movie ‘Black Mass’. The director of the movie, Scott Cooper, told the Boston Globe that the British actress had been 'fantastic’ in the role, playing the partner of Depp’s gang lord Whitey Bulger, but…

    Ben Arnold
  • Curt Schilling’s ESPN Season Is Over After Tweet Comparing Muslim Extremists To Nazis – Update

    UPDATED, 8:50 PM:   ESPN has told Curt Schilling to clean out his locker for the year. The sports giant said today that the former Major League star pitcher won’t appear on any of its baseball telecasts for the rest of the 2015 season. “At all times during the course of their engagement with us,…

    Deadline
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    Star Wars fans feel merchandise force

    Star Wars fans feel the force of Disney merchandising as a new generation of intergalactic toys to mark the latest movie goes on sale around this planet. Grace Pascoe reports.

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  • Apparently, Emma Thompson Is Going To Hang Herself If She Sees Another Spider-Man Movie

    Well, even if you despise the webbed-wonder a lot Emma Thompson has you beat. Thompson admitted to Vulture that she has grown rather weary of the superhero formula, before she then picked out ‘Spider-Man’ in particular for some pretty harsh treatment.

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  • Lights out for movie houses in Libya's 'Mermaid of Med'

    The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed. The rot started even before the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, and has since seen movie houses bolt their doors one after the…

    AFP
  • Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character is immediately ordered to fasten their seat belt.…

    Associated Press
  • Victoria's Secret Angel Lindsay Ellingson Launches Full Makeup Collection

    The model dishes about her travel-inspired, multitasking Wander Beauty brand.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Netflix Stock Clawed by Bears: Are Apple, Hulu, Amazon Threats to Blame?

    Netflix shares closed down 4.2% Thursday — their fifth straight day of declines — with the stock down 14% since Aug. 27. What has investors spooked? Netflix, a historically volatile stock, has been buffeted by broad economic fears in recent weeks: It took a beating along with media and…

    Variety
  • Disney-Imax’s ‘Beautiful Planet’ Documentary Gets April Release

    Disney and Imax have set an April 29 release for their co-production of the Toni Myers documentary “A Beautiful Planet” — a week after the traditional Earth Day celebration. “A Beautiful Planet” will receive a special presentation at the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s International Conference…

    Variety
  • Film Review: ‘Life in a Walk’

    Yogi Roth’s documentary “Life in a Walk” has a simple premise: After his father Will receives a prostate cancer diagnosis, Yogi realizes how much he’d hate to find himself wishing they’d spent more time together, and asks him to come along for a two-week walk along the famous Camino de Santiago…

    Variety
  • In China, a Gay Love Story Wins Landmark Approval for the Big Screen

    From Stonewall to Freeheld, a slate of movies about historic gay rights victories is arriving in cinemas this fall. In China, fans are welcoming the upcoming release of Seek McCartney, a Chinese-French coproduction about a secret romance between two men. It’s the first movie featuring gay lead…

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  • YouTube Stars Dude Perfect Land CMT Series For 2016 Premiere

    The dudes are heading to CMT. The network has greenlighted The Dude Perfect Show (working title) from Rob Dyrdek's Superjacket Prods for premiere in 2016. The series will combine comedy and live-action stunts and follow the lives of digital stars Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert and twins…

    Deadline
  • Fourth Finnish Film Affair Confab to Host U.S. Panel

    A delegation of high-profile U.S. execs will make the trip to Helsinki at the end of the month to participate in a panel hosted during the fourth edition of the Finnish Film Affair. Set to take place Sept 22-24 during the Helsinki International Film Festival, the Finnish Film Affair will attract a…

    Variety