Category: News

Releasing Infinity War a Week Earlier Breaks from Decades of Tradition. Here’s Why Marvel’s Doing It.

So, Avengers: Infinity War is coming out a week earlier domestically. Huh. Can’t say I saw that coming, but it’s not exactly shocking: Marvel Studios (and the rest of Hollywood, really) usually releases its live-action […]

Is Disney Interested in Fox’s Talent or Simply Its Content? Ryan Murphy’s Not Sticking Around to Find Out.

The current Major League Baseball offseason has been a giant nothingburger as clubs refuse to sign players asking for too much and players refuse to sign for less, but if you’re jonesing for some deal […]

How Can Paramount Survive in a Disney-Fox World? By Becoming More Like Disney. Wait, What?

Disney bought Fox or at least announced it is going to once the terms are finalized and regulators give them the green light, and Hollywood went apeshit. Disney buying another studio? Sure. That’s just what […]

A Quick Guide to Disney’s Three, Maybe Even Four Different Star Wars Trilogies

Well, those thousands of Facebook users who claim to have sabotaged Last Jedi’s RottenTomatoes score, planned to do the same for Black Panther before Facebook deactivated their group page, and will probably pop back up again […]

The Creator of #BlackPantherChallenge Explains Why Representation Matters

Once upon a time, black audiences looking to see themselves in superhero movies had to settle for comedies like Blankman and The Meteor Man, Shaquille O’Neal in Steel, Halle Berry in X-Men, Michael Jai White […]

Uma Thurman Clarifies Her Story, Quentin Tarantino Explains Himself to Deadline

Uma Thurman hasn’t worked with Quentin Tarantino since the Kill Bill movies, and after her recent interview with Maureen Dowd for The New York Times one could assume it’s because of what happened on that […]

Quentin Tarantino Was One of the First Beneficiaries of #MeToo. Now, The Movement Might Destroy Him.

In general, Hollywood doesn’t do accountability. It’s simply not built for it. Executives fail upward. Producers get away with being vile human beings. And some actors literally get away with murder, allegedly at least. The […]

The Slowest Sundance Film Festival Ever, Explained

The same pattern keeps repeating itself throughout film history: as one revenue source dries up another emerges like some great savior from above. Hollywood has proven especially adept at chasing these endless sources of new […]

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound & Netflix’s Ongoing Courtship of the Ever-Reluctant Oscars

Streaming’s ongoing disruption of the traditional theatrical model and TV broadcasting norms has now reached the point where we barely even notice it anymore. Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won Best Comedy at the Golden […]

Why Is Paramount About to Give Its Next Cloverfield Movie to Netflix?

Netflix has been quiet on the acquisitions front at Netflix, and Deadline thinks it knows why – the streaming giant is working on a deal to acquire a franchise sequel from a major studio. The […]