Michael Moore dropped by “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Thursday night to give a first look at his upcoming documentary centered around President Trump — and to reassure everyone he isn’t pulling any punches.
When Colbert inquired about whether Moore was “civil” during his attempt to infiltrate Mar-a-Lago, as shared in a clip brought by the director, Moore answered affirmatively. Sort of.
“I was as civil as any Eagle Scout, Catholic altar boy could be when confronted with the devil,” he said.
I'm not difficult. It's not in my vocabulary. Because of a few difficulties with myself, it caused me to retreat from my true self. After 'The Buddy Holly Story,' I went over the rainbow. I didn't know how to handle everything that came at me. It's different now. I've moved on into the light. It was just all a part of the journey of finding me.
In an effort to appeal to a younger demographic, Amazon Studios is adding more young-adult content to its streaming services.
Announced Thursday, the studio has given the green light for three new pilots: “Panic,” based on Lauren Oliver’s book of the same title; “The Wilds,” written by Sarah Streicher (“Daredevil”); and “College,” from writer and director Marja-Lewis Ryan (“6 Balloons”).
“Panic” follows 47 graduating seniors from a rural town who compete in a dangerous and illegal game where there the stakes are high and there’s only one winner.
Glenda Jackson’s Broadway reign has been extended through 2019.
After winning a Tony Award this year for her performance in “Three Tall Women,” the acclaimed actress is reprising the role of King Lear in a new staging of the Shakespeare classic launching next year, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
No stranger to the role, Jackson wore the crown, at 80, for an Old Vic production of “King Lear” in 2016.
Talent agency CAA announced on Thursday the creation of a searchable database of more than 800 television writers of color. The Amplify Database, which aims to help industry leaders find diverse voices to staff their shows, was unveiled during the agency’s second annual Amplify summit in Ojai.
“We initially conceived the Amplify Database as a resource for our clients and buyers to help them make the most informed and inclusive decisions when addressing the needs of their shows,” said Christy Haubegger, the agency’s head of multicultural business development, in a statement.
“With the marketplace appetite for diverse voices at an all-time high, we saw the larger potential value in this resource and decided to maximize its impact by sharing it with the entertainment industry,” she added.
Maybe someday modern medicine will find out what happens when those emotional storms go on inside an actor. What does it do to the system? As a [non-actor], if you have big upsets once in a while, and you cry — well, how do you feel the next day? Imagine having to do that eight times a week, regardless of the climate in your own system.
Amazon Studios released the official trailer for its forthcoming “Beautiful Boy” on Wednesday, giving a sneak preview of a film sure to cue the waterworks.
The film, based on a true story, follows father David (Steve Carell) and son Nic (Timothée Chalamet) Sheff and their experiences with addiction, recovery and family over many years.
Directed by Felix Van Groeningen, the movie is based on bestselling memoirs by the father and son, “Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction” and “Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines,” respectively.
Demi Lovato is thanking the fans — her “Lovatics” — who stayed with her through her ups and downs, just days after releasing a new song called “Sober.”
“To my fans, my family, and my supporters, the ones who never left me, you are my light. I am forever grateful,” the 25-year-old singer said Wednesday morning on social media with a video of her during a recent concert in Lisbon where she performed new music.
A poster saying “We’ll always support you” was featured.
The leading men of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” have shared a first look at Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film.
Leonardo DiCaprio teased fans Wednesday with a photo of himself in costume alongside Brad Pitt, staring down the camera with 1960s swagger.
DiCaprio, who was the first actor to commit to the Sony Pictures project, last promoted the film alongside the director at CinemaCon in April before they had even shot one frame of it. But Tarantino called DiCaprio and Pitt “the most exciting, dynamic star duo since Paul Newman and Robert Redford.”