Georgia's new abortion law fuels Hollywood boycott

Georgia's new abortion law fuels Hollywood boycott

Georgia’s new law restricting abortion access is sparking a growing outcry in Hollywood, with some production companies calling for a boycott of the state and others vowing to support the legal battle against the legislation which takes effect in 2020.  At least five companies say they won’t shoot projects in the Peach State unless the legislation is […]

Revenge, reality and racism: Hollywood writers process Liam Neeson's disturbing revelations

Revenge, reality and racism: Hollywood writers process Liam Neeson's disturbing revelations

A man hell bent on a mission of revenge. It’s a description that applies to a litany of roles Liam Neeson has played over the last decade. Beginning with 2008’s Taken, the Irish actor remade himself as Hollywood’s favourite angry man, growling at an endless line of kidnappers and thugs. But Neeson’s recent real-life admission has brought a disquieting […]

‘They couldn’t believe it was true:’ Bre-X’s Hollywood makeover

‘They couldn’t believe it was true:’ Bre-X’s Hollywood makeover

It’s the largest gold scandal in mining history, but the screenplay wouldn’t sell: Hollywood didn’t believe it and, even worse, it was Canadian. When Gold screenwriter Patrick Massett first heard the true story of David Walsh, the salesman who founded the Calgary company Bre-X, he felt like he’d struck the motherlode. ‘It’s just wild’: Gold stars Matthew […]

Oscars 2017: Nominees unveiled in Hollywood this morning

Nominees for the world’s most prominent film awards — the Oscars — are being announced in Hollywood this morning. Actors Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, all past winners, will help announce the contenders, along with filmmaker Jason Reitman and actor Ken Watanabe, both previous nominees. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has enlisted a […]