Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Director Terence Davies & Producer Mike Elliott On Halting Long-Gestating Movie ‘Benediction’ Days Before Shoot: “We Must Snatch Victory From The Jaws Of Defeat”

Editors’ Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that already has claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borders, Deadline’s Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series is a forum for those in the entertainment space grappling with myriad … Read more…

Timur Bekmambetov Vertical Movie ‘V2. Escape from Hell’ To Use Remote Filming Methods During Coronavirus Crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Russian director Timur Bekmambetov has never been one to shy away from a technical challenge. The innovative Unfriended ($ 63m U.S. box office) and Searching ($ 75m) filmmaker is now working on his latest feature in his home country, war … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: New York City to limit restaurants and bars to take-out and delivery, movie theaters to shut

Nightclubs, movie theaters and small theater houses as well as concert venues have been ordered to close, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

AMC & Regal movie theaters will now only sell 50% of tickets to help social distancing practices

AMC and Regal, two of the nation’s largest movie theater chains, are immediately implementing social distancing measures to help prevent spreading the coronavirus.  Both theaters will be cutting down theater capacity by half, selling only 50 percent of seats for … Read more…

‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ opening weekend box office runs rings around every other video game movie

Sonic The Hedgehog may be an empty cash grab slightly sweetened by an unhinged, perfectly calibrated Peak Jim Carrey performance, but it’s apparently what the people want. The long-delayed, redesigned live-action Sonic movie finally opened last week and promptly smashed … Read more…

‘The Photograph’ Is the Rare Hollywood Movie Showing Modern Black Love. If Only It Were a Better Film.

Universal Pictures Black love on screen is not new, but many black audiences still thirst for contemporary visions of relationships that don’t require a white companion. The Photograph, written and directed by Stella Meghie, delivers on a basic level, with … Read more…