Disney's 'Mulan' to skip most movie theaters for streaming

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 11:18 GMT

Walt Disney Co’s live-action epic “Mulan” will skip most of the world’s movie theaters and go directly to the company’s streaming platform in September

Lack of insurance threatens supply of Hollywood films, TV shows in 2021

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Insurers have largely stopped covering independent film and television productions against the risk of COVID-19 illness, a shift that threatens the supply of new entertainment in 2021, Hollywood producers, insurers and industry experts said.

Hollywood weighs how to foster lasting Black inclusion

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:32 GMT

Hollywood came under intense scrutiny for a lack of diversity in 2015 when the #OscarsSoWhite movement spotlighted the dearth of Black nominees for the film industry’s highest honors.

Hollywood restarts movie production with 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and 'Avatar'

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 10:05 GMT

Universal Studios said on Monday it expects to resume production in early July on “Jurassic World: Dominion” as Hollywood begins to emerge from a three-month coronavirus shutdown.

Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 10:44 GMT

Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.

Hollywood movie studios suspend release of box office data after coronavirus slump

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 10:14 GMT

Movie studios Walt Disney and Universal Pictures said on Thursday they were suspending the release of box office data because of the closure of movie theaters in multiple countries in a bid to contain the coronavirus.

Female directors reached record highs in 2019 Hollywood

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 07:05 GMT

The number of women behind the camera on Hollywood movies jumped to record levels in 2019, with 12 directing top-grossing films.

Lots of fur, few purrs as critics claw 'Cats' musical film

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:59 GMT

Several critics praised the film’s choreography and performances.

Netflix says 'Klaus' is a hit with nearly 30 million views worldwide

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:58 GMT

Netflix only selectively releases viewership figures for programming it considers a hit, and the numbers are not verified by a third party.

Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 10:15 GMT

Slightly larger than a golf ball, the “Rolling Stones Rock” is said to have rolled some 3 feet (1 meter).

Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film

Sat, 03 Aug 2019 - 12:23 GMT

The critically acclaimed new movie “The Peanut Butter Falcon” took an unusual path to Hollywood and has made an unlikely star of Zack Gottsagen, an actor who has Down syndrome.

Egyptian director Tamer Mohsen to give workshops in Hollywood

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 02:11 GMT

At the University of Southern California (USC), Director and Screenwriter Tamer Mohsen will take part in a five-weeklong-series of workshops for TV screenwriters at USC School of Cinematic Arts.

'Wolf of Wall Street' producer charged with 1MDB money laundering in Malaysia

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 10:05 GMT

Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering.

Dov Simens concludes his film workshop in Egypt on June 18

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 03:32 GMT

Simens gave extensive lectures on filmmaking, in the presence of a large number of students, concerned individuals and local celebrities.

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 09:00 GMT

So Long, Marianne” has sold for $876,000.

Pics: Mohamed Kareem’s 'A Score to Settle' screens in Cannes

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 01:51 GMT

The filmmakers of “A score to settle” starring world famous Nicolas Cage and Egyptian star Mohamed Kareem made a special screening of the film at the Cannes International Film Festival in its current edition.

U.S. film director John Singleton dead at age 51

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 12:46 GMT

John Singleton who made his directorial debut with the acclaimed film “Boyz n the Hood”; died on Monday at the age of 51 due to a stroke.

Netflix in talks to purchase Egyptian Theatre

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 02:00 GMT

Netflix is negotiating with American Cinematheque to acquire the historical Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.

Mico Saad, an Egyptian’s journey to Hollywood

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 01:20 GMT

Mico Saad is one of the Egyptian messengers to Hollywood who eagerly wants to inspire others.

Jackson estate says HBO film violates non-disparagement contract: lawsuit

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 10:43 GMT

The estate of Michael Jackson filed a lawsuit on Thursday against HBO.