The 23rd Annual Hollywood Film Awards Marked The Launch Of Awards Season With Star-Studded Evening

Tonight, the 23rd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards” brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor the year’s most talked-about and highly anticipated actors, actresses and films, and those who helped bring them to life. The awards ceremony, celebrating its 23rd anniversary as the official launch of the awards season, was hosted by actor and comedian Rob Riggle, and took place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. In its 23-year history, over 340 of the world’s biggest stars and filmmakers have been highlighted at the “Hollywood Film Awards” and more than 140 of the honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins. Host Rob Riggle infused the ceremony with heart and humor, proving to be a steadfast guide through the evening’s many memorable moments. There was no shortage of standing ovations for both presenters and honorees alike, who included some of the most iconic members of the Hollywood community. Al Pacino took time to acknowledge many of his fellow honorees and friends in the room as he accepted the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award.” After a presentation from her mentor Martin Scorsese, “Hollywood …

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Jeffrey Wright Will Be Taking On The Role Of Commissioner Gordon In New ‘Batman’

The rumors have been swirling about who would be taking on the role of Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming “Batman” film, however it appears that “Westworld” actor Jeffrey Wright is now locked into the role. Actor Mahershala Ali was also being looked at for the role, but it seems that Wright won out in the end. The news was broken via Twitter by director Matt Reeves who posted a simple tweet that read “Tweet! #Gordon and the bat emoji. Tweet! #Gordon 🦇 pic.twitter.com/O4PBX7MmuH — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) October 30, 2019 Wright is best known for his role in the HBO series “Westworld” and has also recently appeared in “James Bond” films and Netflix’s “The Laundromat”. As, for Ali, he will be taking on the role of vampire hunter Blade, who will soon be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Definitely not a bad gig for him as well! Matt Reeves will begin filming “Batman” this January with actor Robert Pattinson putting on the bat suit and taking on the title role. Zoë Kravitz will play Catwoman, while Paul Dano will take …

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Republic Records And Sony Pictures Entertainment Release ‘Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Republic Records and Sony Pictures Entertainment release the year’s biggest and most-anticipated album, Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). Check out Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) HERE. The blockbuster record features the runaway smash “Don’t Call Me Angel (Charlie’s Angel)” by Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey, “Pantera” by Anitta, and “How It’s Done” by Kash Doll, Kim Petras, ALMA, and Stefflon Don. Additionally, it boasts a total of five new songs from co-executive producer and Grammy®-winner Ariana Grande. These include another triple threat anthem “Bad To You” featuring Normani and Nicki Minaj, “Nobody” with the legendary Chaka Khan, and “Got Her Own” with Victoria Monét as well as Grande’s own solo song “How I Look On You.” The soundtrack also spans tracks from Danielle Bradbery, M-22, Arlissa, and Kiana Ledé as well as the unparalleled Donna Summer. See the full tracklisting below! Said Spring Aspers, President of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, Music, “It’s refreshing to have a female director at the helm of Charlie’s Angels and Elizabeth’s narrative of powerful female characters has inspired incredible music from today’s top artists. Working with Ariana to craft a soundtrack filled with diverse female talent has been a truly remarkable experience.” Co-executive produced by Grande, Savan Kotecha, and Scooter Braun the soundtrack leads up to the film’s November 15, 2019 release two weeks from today. “Don’t Call Me Angel …

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‘Friday’ Star John Witherspoon Dies At Age 77

It is with great sadness that we have learned that actor/comedian John Witherspoon has passed away at the age of 77. Witherspoon was best-known for his work in the films “Friday” and “Black Jesus”, however, he has appeared in countless additional film and television projects throughout the course of his career. While Witherspoon’s official cause of death has not yet been revealed, it has been reported that the actor died suddenly (and unexpectedly) in his home. In a statement to Deadline.com, Witherspoon’s family says, “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife Angela, and his sons JD, Alexander, and a large family. We are all in shock, please give us a minute for a moment in privacy and we will celebrate his life and his work together. John used to say ‘I’m no big deal’, but he was huge deal to us.”  

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New Trailer Revealed For Upcoming Remake Of ‘The Grudge’

In perfect time for the Halloween season, a brand new trailer has been revealed for the upcoming reboot of “The Grudge”.  Watch below: Back in 2002, Takashi Shimizu made Ju-on: The Grudge, the first movie in a lengthy Japanese horror series. The film led to a three-part American remake: The Grudge in 2004 (starring Sarah Michelle Gellar), The Grudge 2 in 2006, and The Grudge 3 three years later. The first two films in the trilogy of remakes were directed by Takashi Shimizu himself, while the third installment was directed by Toby Wilkins. Now Nicolas Pesce to try a new take on the Japanese horror classic. This new version of “The Grudge”, which will be R-Rated in the United States, will be hitting theaters in January. The movie is produced by Sam Raimi, of “Evil Dead” fame.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Creators Drop From Rumored ‘Star Wars’ Project

One announcement, other than the lackluster season finale of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” that had everyone buzzing was that GOT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were gearing up to work with Lucasfilm on a new “Star Wars” trilogy. This news broke right around the same time that Benioff and Weiss had announced a partnership with Netflix for which they are supposed to helm nine productions. It has not yet been revealed whether or not these will be film or television projects. News has now been revealed that the pair are now no longer linked to any “Star Wars” film project, as they said, “We love Star Wars”, the pair said in a statement to Deadline. “When George Lucas built it, he built us too. Getting to talk about Star Wars with him and the current Star Wars team was the thrill of a lifetime, and we will always be indebted to the saga that changed everything.” It is obvious that despite the “Game Of Thrones” backlash the pair definitely have a lot on their plate coming up and we are definitely intrigued to see what …

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Shudder Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights To Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired exclusive streaming rights in the U.S. and Canada to 3 from Hell, the blood-soaked new chapter in director Rob Zombie’s vicious “Rejects” trilogy, the service announced today. The film is slated to premiere on Shudder in February 2020. 3 from Hell will join other Rob Zombie classics on Shudder including 31 (a Shudder Exclusive), The Devil’s Rejects and House of 1000 Corpses. In September and October, Saban Films, Lionsgate and Fathom Events presented 3 From Hell in select theatres, grossing $2.249M over 4 days.  The deal was negotiated by Shudder and Saban Film’s Jonathan Saba. “After more than 10 years, Rob Zombie has delivered. 3 From Hell has the grit, blood and bite we’d expect from a highly anticipated sequel to the crucial Devil’s Rejects. As we were with Zombie’s 31, Shudder is thrilled to shock and shake our members with the return of the Fireflies,” said Craig Engler, General Manager, Shudder. After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with …

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What’s Coming to Disney+ November 2019

What’s Coming to Disney+ November 2019 Get excited fort the launch of the long-awaited Disney+! Starting November 12, 2019, the new streaming platform will offer over 300 movies and 7,000 TV episodes as well as multiple series in the Marvel and Star Wars franchises (coming later). Check out the full list below to see what […]

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Hulu New Releases November 2019

Hulu New Releases November 2019 Hulu is really bringing it this November with a long list of TV shows and movies. Get into the Christmas spirit early with family favorites like 12 Dog Days Till Christmas, A Christmas Kiss II, A Cinderella Christmas, A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale, and A Puppy for Christmas. Not quite done […]

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New Amazon Prime Movies and TV Shows | November 2019

New Amazon Prime Movies and TV Shows | November 2019 Amazon has a variety of movies and TV shows out in November. Check out the full list below! Nov. 1 21 2001 Maniacs Alice Assault on Precinct 13 Candyman: Day of the Dead Child’s Play Christmas With the Kranks Cruel Intentions De-Lovely Desperate Hours Die […]

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Coming to Netflix November 2019

Coming to Netflix November 2019 Netflix is offering up a variety of movies this November! Get in the holiday spirit early with Angela’s Christmas, The Christmas Chronicles, and A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding. Nov. 1 Angela’s Christmas Bram Stoker’s Dracula Bring It On: In It to Win It Cape Fear Children of Men Close […]

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Shudder Acquires Mysterious Seaside Horror ‘The Beach House’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced today that it has acquired all rights in its territories to seaside horror The Beach House following its North American premiere as the opening night film at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. The debut film from writer-director Jeffrey A. Brown, The Beach House stars Liana Liberato, Noah Le Gros, Jake Weber and Maryanne Nagel and had its world premiere earlier this month at the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival and the Sitges Film Festival. It was produced by Andrew D. Corkin (We Are What We Are, A Vigilante), Tyler Davidson (Take Shelter, The Signal), Sophia Lin (Take Shelter, Compliance). The deal was negotiated by Emily Gotto on behalf of Shudder, and by ICM and James Norrie of AMP International on behalf of the filmmakers. The Beach House is slated to premiere on Shudder next year. Hoping to reignite their relationship, Emily (Liana Liberato, Light as a Feather) and Randall (Noah Le Gros, Depraved) arrive at their weekend getaway only to discover a peculiar older couple already staying …

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