Stuntman and “Godfather of Grappling” Dies at 89 – The Hollywood Reporter

Stuntman and “Godfather of Grappling” Dies at 89 – The Hollywood Reporter

Gene LeBell, the colourful judo champion, wrestler and stuntman who trained Bruce Lee, fought Elvis Presley and John Wayne in the movies and was an inspiration for Brad Pitt’s character in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, has died. He was 89. LeBell’s death was reported on Facebook by actor, former mixed martial artist, kickboxer and…

Owen Wilson in Routine Kid Fantasy – The Hollywood Reporter

Owen Wilson in Routine Kid Fantasy – The Hollywood Reporter

In The Adam Project, a disposable Netflix feature probably watched by a squillion people earlier this year despite a plot so contorted it was basically a sleep aid, young actor Walker Scobell played a kid bruised by the inattention of a workaholic dad who then died, compounding the hurt. The boy’s perception shifted after a…

Watch Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult in ‘The Menu’ Trailer – The Hollywood Reporter

Watch Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult in ‘The Menu’ Trailer – The Hollywood Reporter

A lavish meal takes a dark turn in the new trailer for . The trailer opens with Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult) embarking on a tasty journey at an exclusive restaurant where Chef Slowik (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a meal nobody will ever forget — and some may not survive. When a seemingly…

Steve Martin Documentary Coming to Apple TV+ – The Hollywood Reporter

Steve Martin Documentary Coming to Apple TV+ – The Hollywood Reporter

Steve Martin has been many things — a comic, an actor, a filmmaker, an author, a musician — and he’ll soon be one more. He’s going to be the subject of a documentary. Martin is participating in a two-part feature from A24 which is set to be released by Apple TV+. Morgan Neville, who helmed…

Steve Martin’s History of Collaboration From Martin Short to Tina Fey – The Hollywood Reporter

Steve Martin’s History of Collaboration From Martin Short to Tina Fey – The Hollywood Reporter

For a man who spent the bulk of the 1970s standing on stages all by himself, Steve Martin has a remarkable track record with collaboration in Hollywood. From his first TV writing gig to his Grammy-winning musical pair-ups, here’s a look at some of Martin’s most fruitful creative partnerships. (Read THR’s cover story on Steve…

Tyler Perry, Academy CEO Bill Kramer Join Industry Conference – The Hollywood Reporter

Tyler Perry, Academy CEO Bill Kramer Join Industry Conference – The Hollywood Reporter

The Toronto Film Festival has unveiled the first wave of speakers for its Industry Conference lineup in September. Veteran director and actor Tyler Perry; Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; and newly named Academy president Janet Yang lead the slate of Hollywood creative talent and executives taking part in…

Raymond Briggs, Beloved Author and Illustrator of ‘The Snowman,’ Dies at 88

Raymond Briggs, Beloved Author and Illustrator of ‘The Snowman,’ Dies at 88

Raymond Briggs, the British writer and illustrator who delighted generations of children and adults with his beloved festive book The Snowman and many other, has died. He was 88. His publisher Penguin Random House confirmed the news on Wednesday. “Raymond liked to act the professional curmudgeon, but we will remember him for his stories of…

Jason Momoa Calls His Conan the Barbarian Remake “Big Pile of S***” – The Hollywood Reporter

Jason Momoa Calls His Conan the Barbarian Remake “Big Pile of S***” – The Hollywood Reporter

Jason Momoa is opening up one particular career misfire that still cuts deep. The actor, set to appear in such forthcoming films as Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and Fast X, spoke to British GQ for a recently published interview about the fact that a project can be enjoyable to shoot and still end up…

Batgirl Cancellation Makes Upcoming DC Movies Slate Unclear – The Hollywood Reporter

Batgirl Cancellation Makes Upcoming DC Movies Slate Unclear – The Hollywood Reporter

“We’ve done a reset.” That’s how Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav described DC on Aug. 4, days after he made the call to shelve the $90 million HBO Max film Batgirl. The mogul said there’d now be a team that would create a “10-year” plan for DC, although who’s on that team is unclear….

The Best Beach Umbrellas and Cabanas of 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

The Best Beach Umbrellas and Cabanas of 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, The Hollywood Reporter may receive an affiliate commission. It’s a hot, sweaty summer, and before you set out on your next beach adventure, it’s time to get your gear in check, especially if avoiding a nasty sunburn is a must….