Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model and actress denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser's claim that she stood by and did nothing while the once-powerful movie mogul groped her in a Beverly Hills hotel in 2013.

"Never happened," Claudia Salinas told jurors Monday at...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Rocket Film has signed director Chris Stanford for U.S. commercial representation. Prior to joining Rocket, Stanford was most recently repped by production house Hey Baby and prior to that, Rabbit.

Stanford first gained recognition as a photojournalist and portrait photographer. With a...

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

Film roles were more plentiful for women and people of color in 2018 and 2019, but underrepresentation remains for writers, directors and executives, according to UCLA’s latest Hollywood Diversity Report. 

UCLA research finds that the numbers of acting jobs for women and people of color...

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

Subtitle this: “Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards. 

Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire took Hollywood’s top prize at the Oscars on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best...

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

"Birds of Prey," the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend, opening in No. 1 but below expectations with $33.3 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. 

"Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)," an...

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

At a Film Independent Spirit Awards that often stood in stark contrast to Sunday’s Academy Awards, Lulu Wang’s family drama “The Farewell” took the top prize, while Adam Sandler and the Safdie brothers’ “Uncut Gems” also landed awards. 

The win Saturday for “The Farewell” was a surprise,...

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

Joker (Warner Bros.) and The Mandalorian (Disney+) won best feature film and TV publicity campaign honors, respectively, at the International Cinematographers Guild’s 57th annual ICG Publicists Awards on Friday (2/7) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Joker topped a...

Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

Alkemy X has added animation and design collective Mighty Oak to its roster for U.S. commercial representation. With a cultivated expertise in handmade animation techniques and design fused with live action, Mighty Oak has crafted campaigns for brands and networks including General Electric,...

Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

Through laughs, tears and speeches that turned into sermons and affirmations, the overarching theme of this year's star-studded Essence luncheon was that in an unforgiving industry that often overlooks, black women need no validation from Hollywood — or elsewhere — to appreciate their self-worth...

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020

Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial rested their case Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony punctuated by harrowing accounts from six women, including some who said he ignored pleas of "no, no, no" and justified his behavior as the cost of getting ahead in Hollywood.

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