Movies

Sony officially revealed the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller to the world today, detailing the successor to the DualShock model that has been such a prominent feature of the PlayStation family of consoles since their inception. Sony has been slowly unveiling new technology and hardware design for the PS5 over the past few months, culminating in a
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Celine Rotterman, a veteran advertising sales executive with more than 20 years’ experience in the media and publishing industries, has been named SVP Global Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at Deadline. She will be based in London and report to Stacey Farish, the Chief Revenue Officer & GM at Deadline, TVLine and GoldDerby. Rotterman has
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As it faces up to the huge coronavirus challenge, exhibition giant Cineworld has suspended payment of its 2019 fourth quarter dividend of 4.25c per share and upcoming 2020 quarterly dividends in a bid to “conserve cash wherever possible”. The Regal-owner also announced today that executive directors will defer payment of their salaries and bonuses. Non-executive
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Here’s the debut trailer for Netflix thriller Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth as a black-market mercenary who is hired to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. Sam Hargrave, stunt coordinator on Captain America: Civil War, is directing the movie. Joe Russo, of Marvel fame, wrote the script and is producing with his
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However, did you ever notice that there are few things about Grease that just don’t “go together?” Musicals have been historically dependent on suspension of disbelief, of course, so I can get past fantastically elaborate dance numbers, flying cars, and even Rydell High being filled with 30-year-olds who were held back a few too many
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Stephen Amell, star of The CW’s Arrow revealed he was sick while filming the first few episodes of season 2. The series recently concluded its impressive eight-season run with a final ten episodes. Arrow brought back several familiar faces for its final episode, including Tommy Merlyn, Moira Queen, and Felicity Smoak. The final season also served as a prolonged goodbye,
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Middle East distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment is shifting a raft of theatrical releases online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shuttered cinemas across the region. It’s rare for MENA distributors to forego theatrical releases on decent-sized movies given strict windowing rules. But the current climate will see Front Row kick off ‘Premium VOD’
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The mother studio of franchise pics, Disney, made some release date changes today which further underscores studios’ planning that the summer box office season starts later than sooner. With Artemis Fowl, originally on Memorial Day weekend, heading to Disney+, and Universal’s Candyman now on Sept. 25, Disney/Pixar’s Soul is left standing at the expected first pic of summer. First off, despite
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SPOILER ALERT:  This post contains details of tonight’s The Walking Dead  penultimate episode of Season 10, which is the de facto finale for the next little while thanks to the coronavirus crisis.  “You got a whole lot of family,” The Walking Dead‘s Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) tells the now parentless Judith Grimes (Cailey Fleming) in tonight’s
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Cate Blanchett (Galadriel) Cate Blanchett’s voice is one of the first audiences hear in the prologue of The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring, during which time her character, Galadriel, explains the creation and history of the Rings of Power. Throughout here appearances in the trilogy, the wise elf provides guidance to
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There is something indelibly appealing about Greek mythology. It incorporates imaginative fantasy elements into the sincerity of religion. It is the magical realism of the highest order, wherein humans coexist with monsters. The gods themselves were every bit as flawed as humans, making them unexpectedly relatable. They were vain and vengeful, inviting convoluted and operatic
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With roughly a third of all Americans ordered to stay “safer at home” amid the coronavirus outbreak, the entertainment industry is chiming in with public service announcements about how to stay safe, maintain social distance, deal with isolation and uncertainty and try to grasp the concept of “what’s next?” Here’s a compilation. Some are newer
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Epic Universe There’s a lot that isn’t happening right now on the theme park front, and for obvious reasons, but interestingly, the biggest current project of them all is reportedly still moving forward. Universal Orlando’s fourth gate, Epic Universe, is, according to the company, still moving forward. Universal states that all appropriate protocols are being
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Editors’ Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that already has claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borders, Deadline’s Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series is a forum for those in the entertainment space grappling with myriad consequences of seeing a great industry screech to a halt. The hope is for an
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EXCLUSIVE: Netflix is terminating all licensing arrangements it has in place with Kew Media Distribution, including for hit British drama Line Of Duty, after talks with the collapsed company’s administrator broke down. Deadline understands that Netflix has the rights to stream a number of Kew Media Distribution titles in various territories and made administrator FTI
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In what is considered an anomaly in the industry for an on-demand rental title (not sellthrough): Dreamworks Animation/Universal’s Trolls World Tour is now available for pre-order on FandangoNOW in advance of the pic’s April 10 availability date. While pre-orders for sell-through titles like Bad Boys for Life are quite common, that’s not the case with VOD rental titles. In
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France’s National Film Center, the CNC, has taken measures to relax the country’s notoriously strict windows policy during the coronavirus pandemic. A reduction from the traditional four-month delay between theatrical release and DVD or TVOD was earlier granted for all titles that were already in cinemas on March 14, while movies whose release was set
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“Sometimes Love Is Born…..From Second Chances” “For The Love Of Jessee,” the highly anticipated new award winning film from acclaimed writer/director David McAbee is being released on May 1, 2020. Synopsis: After an accident leaves Doctor Luke Matthews (Randy Wayne) a widower and a father in a matter of hours, he must learn how to
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