Tuesday, November 19, 2019

European Film Awards: ‘The Favourite’ Dominates First Winners

The Favourite has scooped four of the the first eight 2019 European Film Awards, which were unveiled this morning ahead of next month’s official ceremony. The first round of prizes sees eight craft categories named prior to the event. The Favourite picked up European cinematography for Robbie Ryan, editing for Yorgos Mavropsaridis, costume design for […]

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Fremantle Teams With New Drama Producer Three Tables For ‘The Robber Baron’s Daughter’ Adaptation

EXCLUSIVE: Nascent LA/London drama producer Three Tables Productions has teamed with Fremantle to develop an adaptation of mystery thriller The Robber Baron’s Daughter. The companies have set Picnic At Hanging Rock writer Beatrix Christian to adapt Jamila Gavin’s book. The adaptation marks the first project unveiled by Three Tables, which was set up by group […]

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After Paying Out $1 Billion to Creators, Patreon Sets Its Sights on Europe

Membership services startup Patreon has paid out over $1 billion to creators since its launch in 2013, the company announced Tuesday. Now, Patreon is getting ready for an international expansion, with a particular focus on Europe, Patreon’s senior vice president of product Wyatt Jenkins told Variety. In addition to the $1 billion payout milestone, Patreon […]

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Monday, November 18, 2019

‘Love You Forever’ Heads for Valentine’s Day Release

Hong Kong’s Edko Films has set a February 2020 release for upcoming romantic drama “Love You Forever.” The film is directed by Yao Tingting, who previously made another nostalgic romance “Yesterday Once More,” which went on to enjoy a $27 million global success in 2016. Edko’s Bill Kong is named as producer. The new film […]

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How To Watch The House Impeachment Hearings On TV & Online

UPDATED with schedules for Week 2 hearings: The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will continue public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump for a second week beginning Tuesday. Last week’s three witnesses marked the first such hearings to take place since President Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998 and only the […]

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Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah Mock Ukraine President’s “Love” Of Trump’s Assets

The late-night shows zeroed in on the House impeachment inquiry once again Monday. Both Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert dissected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s reported affection for President Trump. According to closed-door testimony Friday, State Department official David Holmes told lawmakers U.S. ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, informed Trump that the Ukrainian president would […]

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‘American Idol’ Set To Bring Back Three Former Contestants For Season 18

American Idol is planning to give three contestants from past seasons another shot at stardom. The ABC singing competition made the announcement today on Twitter, then revealed the names of the three fan favorites during this evening’s episode of Dancing With the Stars. The lucky singers are Logan Johnson (Season 17), Layla Spring (Season 16) […]

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European Film Awards: ‘The Favourite’ Dominates First Winners

The Favourite has scooped four of the the first eight 2019 European Film Awards, which were unveiled this morning ahead of next month’s offi...