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Octavia Spencer to receive honor from Producers Guild

Nov. 8, 2019 1:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Producers Guild of America will honor Octavia Spencer for her work behind-the-camera at its 2020 awards show. Spencer, who was among the producers of last year's best picture Oscar winner "Green Book," will receive the Visionary Award at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 18. The...

Judge: Brad Pitt, others can be sued over New Orleans homes

Oct. 24, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has denied actor Brad Pitt's request to be taken off a lawsuit that says his Make it Right Foundation built shoddy homes in the New Orleans area that was hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina. The Times-Picayune/ The New Orleans Advocate reports Pitt and other foundation directors...

'Once Upon a Time' to be reissued with new scenes

Oct. 23, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" is heading back into theaters with 10 minutes of added scenes. Sony Pictures said Wednesday that the longer "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" will play in more than 1,000 theaters in the U.S. and Canada beginning Friday. The new...

Review: In 'The King,' Chalamet inherits the throne

Oct. 8, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

A Shakespeare adaptation without all that Shakespeare stuff, David Michôd's "The King" goes once more unto the breach only to come up short. "The King," written by Michôd and Joel Edgerton, condenses Shakespeare's Henriad — "Henry IV, Parts I & II" and "Henry V" — into a much more...

'Downton Abbey' overpowers Brad Pitt, Rambo at box office

Sep. 22, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Raise your tea cups! The big-screen encore of "Downton Abbey" handily (but very politely) thumped both Brad Pitt's "Ad Astra" and Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" in theaters over the weekend in one of the more unlikely box-office upsets. "Downton Abbey" debuted with $31 million in...

Galifianakis and Aukerman on 'Between 2 Ferns: The Movie'

Sep. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Netflix titles involve anguished discussion over whether the movie will also get a substantial theatrical release. This was not the case for "Between Two Ferns: The Movie." "Netflix was like: Do we even want to put this on our platform? Maybe it should be a ringtone," jokes Zach...

Review: A space odyssey with Brad Pitt in 'Ad Astra'

Sep. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

Having stayed rigorously close to his native New York for much of his career, writer-director James Gray has lately been making up for lost time. His last film, "The Lost City of Z," journeyed into the Amazon, circa early 20th century. His latest, "Ad Astra," skitters across the solar system like a stone skipped...

Brad Pitt and James Gray take a giant leap with 'Ad Astra'

Sep. 18, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Brad Pitt made the first move with James Gray. In 1995, he saw Gray's debut "Little Odessa" and decided to call up the young filmmaker behind the grim Brooklyn crime drama. They've been talking ever since — about films, life and working together. But it would take almost 25...

Brad Pitt asks astronaut: Who was better? Clooney or me?

Sep. 16, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie "Ad Astra," had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. "Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?" In a televised call Monday, NASA astronaut Nick Hague answered Pitt — "absolutely" — getting a big laugh. Pitt's...