Four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening will receive the 2019 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award from AARP The Magazine. The 19th annual Movies for Grownups Awards ceremony takes place on Jan. 11 in Beverly Hills, California.Read more
Frozen II is taking Disney “Into the Unknown” as it continues to set records at the box office.
The animated adventure, co-directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, is the sixth Disney movie in 2019 to hit $1 billion globally, strengthening the Mouse House’s rule over the box office.
Sitara: Let Girls Dream, a short film from two-time Academy Award winner and three-time Emmy victor Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will be added to Netflix’s burgeoning slate of animated titles for families.Read more
Harvard University will award the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal to Latifah and six other Wednesday through to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, school’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. The award is named after Du Bois, a scholar, writer, editor, and civil rights pioneer who became the first black student to earn a doctorate from Harvard in 1895.Read more
The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced that Ava DuVernay and Laura Dern will be honored at the 2019 IFP Gotham Awards, along with Sam Rockwell and Glen Basner. The ceremony will be on Dec. 2 at Cipriani Wall Street, New York City.Read more
Presented to an European filmmaker who has made a global impact on the cinema industry, the award will be presented to the Academy Award winner at the 32nd European Film Awards in Berlin on November 7.Read more
Throughout an illustrious career that spans seven decades, she has won five Golden Globes, three Grammys and two Emmys for projects infused with her incomparable charm and recognized for their ability to enthrall audiences worldwide. The critically lauded Andrews is also a Kennedy Center honoree, a Disney Legend inductee and the recipient of a SAG Life Achievement Award.Read more
Michelle Williams thanked FX network and issued a plea for equal pay Sunday night while accepting the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for “Fosse/Verdon.”Read more
The Black Panther dream team of Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira are reuniting on HBO Max. The pair’s planned adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah has earned a straight-to-series order at the upcoming streaming service.Read more
“I was sort of fascinated that either I’d forgotten, or I’d never known about Katharine Gun and I’d never known about this memo. So, I felt like, you know, just as far as kind of a historical piece in sort of shedding light on that, the lead up to that conflict, I thought it was a very important story to tell,” says Keira Knightley.Read more