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Ted Cruz, Seth Rogen Spar Over Disney’s ‘Fantasia': ‘Everyone Who Made That Film Would Hate You’

Republican Senator Ted Cruz got into a social media tiff with actor Seth Rogen over an unlikely spark: Walt Disney’s classic 1940 animated film “Fantasia.” one of Cruz’s followers asked what was the first film he saw in theaters. The exchange began on Thursday when the Texas Republican responded to a tweet from MGM Studios asking the... go to Article >

Seth Rogen’s Mom Just Mommed Him So Hard About His First Book

35 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Seth Rogen is about to publish his first book in May, and his mother would personally like to prepare us for the amount of “drug talk” it contains. The book, which Seth’s mother Sandy Rogen says is not so much a memoir but more of “a bunch of... read more

Reena Singh Named SVP, Development and Current Series at Disney Branded Television

36 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

20th Television executive Reena Singh has been named senior vice president of development and current series at Disney Branded Television, the group announced Wednesday. In the newly created role, Singh will lead live-action development and... read more

Chris Harrison Apologizes (Again) for ‘Bachelor’ Comments in First Interview: ‘I Made a Mistake’ (Video)

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

In a brief snippet of his upcoming interview Thursday morning, “Bachelor” host Chris Harrison apologized again for his comments that defended a “Bachelor” contestant who appeared in racially insensitive photos. “It was a mistake,” Harrison said... read more

SAG Awards Will Be Pretaped, Edited Down to One-Hour Broadcast

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

In an era of socially distanced awards shows, the SAG Awards will take it a step further and present its awards as a pretaped broadcast, with the nominees discovering who’s won days before the April 4 airdate on TNT and TBS. The broadcast will be... read more

Parler Sues ‘Bully’ Amazon for a Second Time

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Parler has sued Amazon for a second time, claiming the tech giant aimed to wreck its business when it pulled its web hosting following the Jan 6. riot at the U.S. Capitol. Amazon, according to Parler’s lawsuit filed in Washington state court on... read more

Amazon in Talks for More Exclusive NFL Games as Part of New TV Deal

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

As the NFL enters the red zone for its next round of TV deals, Amazon is looking to take on a larger piece of the pie. The retail giant, which has been streaming “Thursday Night Football” for the last few seasons, is in talks for more exclusive... read more

Why TCM Is Showing Problematic Films Like ‘Gone With the Wind’ – And Won’t Rule Out Woody Allen Classics

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Movies like “Gone With the Wind,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and John Wayne’s “The Searchers” are all-time Hollywood classics and beloved by many. But they also have material touching on their depiction of nonwhite characters that could make... read more

Why Delroy Lindo’s Soliloquy in ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Differs From His Shakespeare Roles

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

This story about Delroy Lindo in “Da 5 Bloods” first appeared in the Oscar Nominations Preview issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine When Delroy Lindo talks about his character, Paul, in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” he’s hesitant to break down the ins... read more

A+E Networks’ Doc Slate: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Film on Protests, Series on Black Comedy, Hip-Hop

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

A+E Networks announced a trio of new documentary projects on Wednesday, led by its second collaboration with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The NBA legend and racial justice advocate will executive produce a documentary film for History Channel about... read more

History to Expand ‘That Built’ Franchise With 3 More Spinoffs, Rebrands ‘The Men Who Built America’

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

The History Channel is building out its popular “That Built” franchise with three more spinoffs: “The Machines That Built America,” “The Toys That Built America” and “The Engineering That Built the World.” It has also ordered a new batch of “The... read more

How ‘News of the World’ Used One Movie Ranch to Create Three Different Texas Towns

0 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

A version of this story about “News of the World” appears in the Oscar Nominations Preview issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine. In one of production designer David Crank’s first conversations with director Paul Greengrass during preproduction on... read more