‘Star Wars’: Don’t Get Mad at Kathleen Kennedy For That Han Solo Shake-Up – IndieWire

‘Star Wars’: Don’t Get Mad at Kathleen Kennedy For That Han Solo Shake-Up – IndieWire

Girl Talk is a weekly look at women in film — past, present, and future. When the “Star Wars” universe imploded earlier this week with the surprising news that Han Solo standalone filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller were leaving the project after completing nearly 75% of principal photography, initial reports immediately fixated on the most likely […]

Glastonbury: Bradley Cooper surprises fans – BBC News

Glastonbury: Bradley Cooper surprises fans – BBC News

Image copyright Sarah Jeynes Image caption The star last visited Glastonbury as a guest of Metallica in 2014 Film star Bradley Cooper made a surprise appearance on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, as he shot a scene for his new film. The Hangover star is currently directing and starring in a remake of A Star Is Born, […]

It’s “Pott”-y time! Harry Potter’s magical hold on readers turns 20 – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Meanwhile, it’s “Harry Potter Week” at Switzer Library in Marietta. From June 23-30 (library closed Sunday), the main Cobb branch hosts all-day (11 a.m.-6 p.m.) activities, including wand making, “sorting” and photo ops. On Saturday (June 24), there’s a “come dressed in your Hogwarts finest” screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” The big […]

Get in the Ring: How ‘GLOW’ Recreates the Golden Age of Lady-Wrestling TV – RollingStone.com

No doubt about it: The 1980s was a strange time to channel surf. Those neon-tinted, big-haired, irony-free days have provided Internet curio-seekers with fodder for infinite terabytes of grainy, colorful ephemera. And one of the cornerstones of weird Eighties television was “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” (G.L.O.W. for short), an all-female pro-wrestling league whose exploits were […]

‘Transformers’ Star Jerrod Carmichael on the Joke Michael Bay Asked Him to Change – Hollywood Reporter

As the creative force behind the eponymous NBC Carmichael Show, Jerrod Carmichael is used to seeing his name directly associated with his work. But for Transformers: The Last Knight he wanted to try something different. “In the original script the character was named Jerrod,” Carmichael tells Heat Vision with a laugh. “I was like, ‘Can you change it?’ […]

Ron Howard Takes Over Han Solo Film – New York Times

Photo Ron Howard, who will be directing the Han Solo film, a stand-alone entry in the “Star Wars” franchise. The movie is still slated for May 2018. Credit Willy Sanjuan/Invision, via Associated Press Ron Howard is stepping in to direct the coming stand-alone Han Solo film, two days after Philip Lord and Christopher Miller were […]

Bill Cosby plans ‘town halls’ on avoiding sexual assault accusations, his publicists claim – Washington Post

Just days after a judge declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case, his publicists have revealed what he plans to do next — a national tour educating young people on sexual assault — specifically, on how to avoid getting accused of sexual assault. “Mr. Cosby wants to get back to work,” spokesman Andrew Wyatt […]