Focus Features will begin production on “Spoiler Alert,” a film adaptation of Michael Ausiello’s 2017 best-selling memoir titled, “Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies.” Ben Aldridge of “Fleabag” renown joins the previously announced Jim Parsons in the movie.  Kiska Higgs, president of productions and acquisitions announced the release thursday. Michael Showalter […]

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When Broadway returns in the fall, theater industry workers will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Actors’ Equity Association and the Broadway League on Thursday announced an agreement on safety protocols for reopening venues on the Great White Way and around the U.S. Key provisions include improved HVAC […]

Scarlett Johansson, American actress and on-screen Avenger, is suing Disney over release of the Black Widow movie. Johansson has been playing the Marvel comic book character since her appearance in 2010’s Iron Man 2. However, Disney’s decision to release her 2021 blockbuster movie, Black Widow on their streaming platform, Disney […]

A crew member was involved in an on-set accident in Scotland on Warner Bros.’ upcoming superhero film “The Flash.” The crew member received immediate medical attention, but was not seriously hurt. “An accident occurred while filming ‘The Flash,’ where thankfully nobody was seriously hurt. The crew member involved received immediate […]