U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey ruled Monday in federal court in Missouri in Warner Bros.’ favor on its claim for damages on its copyright claims and on its motion for summary judgment on claims alleging that Dave Grossman Creations and Avela violated its trademarks.
Riddle me this: Why is a raven like a writing desk? While you’re thinking on that one, riddle me this: Who will play Edward Nygma in Fox’s “Gotham" pilot? While The Hatter’s riddle has no one answer, the answer to the second one is at your finger-tips if you just follow something that’s black and white and read all over, namely this blog.
Carmine Giovinazzo and Jon Sklaroff will appear in the second season of USA’s drama series “Graceland” with recurring roles, the network said Thursday. Giovinazzo (“CSI: NY”) joins the one-hour crime drama, about a group of undercover agents living in a beach-front mansion in Southern California, in the major recurring role as the head of Lapd’s Gang Task Force.
Disney’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” roared out of the gate, taking in $75.2 million in its overseas box-office debut this weekend. The action adventure dominated the international market, with current estimated openings at No. 1 in all but two of its 32 markets. It opens in the U.S. on Friday and is tracking for the year’s biggest domestic debut, at more than $80 million-plus.
According to a report this weekend by the New York Daily News’ Confidenti@l blog, several of the remaining scenes featuring recently deceased star Paul Walker will be completed using body doubles and CGI faces. “They have hired four actors with bodies very similar to Paul’s physique and they will be used for movement and as a base,” a source told Confidenti@l.
9 to 5 stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are reuniting for Netflix. The duo will star in Grace and Frankie, a 13-episode comedy series from Friends creator Marta Kauffman, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. From Skydance Productions (Wgn’s Manhattan), the single-camera comedy centers on nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin), whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married.
Even though Fifty Shades of Grey wrapped last month in Vancouver, there are still questions and rumors about who might have been involved with bringing the erotic trilogy to the big screen. Back in 2012, long before Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson were considered for the main roles of Christian and Anastasia, there were reports that Angelina Jolie was in talks to direct the film adaptation.
Austin — To premiere at SXSW, Universal’s “Neighbors” decided to forgo the end credits, a final mix, and the aspect ratio correction, but the sold-out crowd at the Paramount Theater didn’t seem to mind. The Seth Rogen-produced raunchy comedy starring Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and an often-shirtless Rogen debuted to an audience content to heartily laugh.
The mystery has been solved — the untitled Marvel Studios tentpole that Warner Bros.' Batman-Superman movie will go up against on May 6, 2016, is Captain America 3, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. That’s the plan, anyway, creating the biggest superhero box office showdown in history (Marvel Studios and parent company Disney staked out the date first).