The contentious presidential campaign was filled with accusations of elitism and bias by the media — from the news to entertainment. Many supporters of Donald J. Trump saw his victory as a repudiation of the so-called liberal elite.
So as 2017 begins, we ask: Is Hollywood representing all Americans? Are Hollywood values out of sync with American values?
It's official: Woody Harrelson has joined the upcoming Han Solo movie.
Following rumors that "The Hunger Games" actor was in talks to play Han Solo's mentor in the upcoming "Star Wars" tale, Lucasfilm has confirmed that Harrelson will be appearing in the standalone film. No details regarding Harrelson's role have been released.
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,” directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller said in a statement.“His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique. He is also very good at ping pong.”
Award-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are making the jump to television with an upcoming TV Western called "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs."
Written and directed by the Coens, the project is a limited series that may possibly combine television and theatrical components, according to Variety. It marks the first television project for the "True Grit" and "No Country for Old Men" directors.
The Coen brothers will produce the show through their Mike Zoss Productions label along with Annapurna Television. Annapurna founder Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle, Annapurna Television's president of television, will serve as executive producers.