Legendary Wins Bidding War for China-Set Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Action Movie (Exclusive)

Rawson Marshall Thurber, who worked with Johnson on the upcoming ‘Central Intelligence,’ will write the ‘Skyscraper’ script and direct the feature. In a major seven-figure deal, Legendary has won the furious bidding war for the China-set action movie Skyscraper that has Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attached to star. The package also includes Rawson Marshall Thurber…

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Lionsgate TV Chief Defends 'Nashville' Finale Cliffhanger, Says Alternative a “Disservice”

In an exclusive interview with THR, Kevin Beggs opens up about efforts to find a new home for the country music drama and what will happen to that alternate “happy ending” scene. [Warning: This story contains spoilers from Wednesday’s ABC series finale of Nashville.] ABC wrapped Nashville’s four-season run Wednesday with a monumental cliffhanger that…

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Daniel Craig, Katherine Heigl Joining Steven Soderbergh's 'Logan Lucky'

12:25 PM PDT 5/26/2016 by Tatiana Siegel Craig: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic. Heigl: Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images. The film, which was being shopped as a hot package in Cannes, stars Channing Tatum and Michael Shannon and boasts Adam Driver, Riley Keough and Seth MacFarlane in supporting roles. Daniel Craig and Katherine Heigl are the latest to join Steven…

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Amy Schumer Gets 'Katfish-ed' By the Real Jake Gyllenhaal on 'Inside Amy Schumer' (Exclusive)

The Oscar-nominated actor shows off his comedy chops in a sketch that takes aim at the MTV reality series ‘Catfish.’ It can’t possibly be the real Jake Gyllenhaal. That’s what Amy Schumer is told during a sketch called “Katfish” airing tonight on Inside Amy Schumer. A riff on the MTV reality series Catfish — where co-hosts Nev Schulman and…

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B.B. King's Estate War: 15 Kids, 15 Moms and a “Totally Haywire” Fight

The King of the Blues never contested claims from women during his decades of touring who came forward saying he was the father of their babies — even though a low sperm count made it highly unlikely. Now, a year after his death, as memories of a loving, generous parent slip away, his descendants go…

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Emmys: 9 Wide-Open Races Poised to Shake Up This Year's Noms

Doug Hyun/FX On the eve of Emmy nomination voting, which starts June 13, there is a refreshing air of possibility for this year’s race. After an Oscar race that resulted in a mostly predictable winner’s circle, TV’s top honor (scheduled to be handed out Sept. 18 on ABC) currently isn’t poised to have too many…

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James McAvoy linked to X-Men co-star Alexandra Shipp

James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff shocked fans when they issued a joint statement announcing they are to divorce. The Scottish actor, 37, has allegedly formed a close friendship with his X-Men co-star Alexandra Shipp, 24 “It’s been the source of some gossip among those connected to the film – but they’ve kept things low key.”…

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