Can lightning be caught in the bottle again? Focus Features has announced that a second Downton Abbey film sequel to the wildly popular period TV series will hit theaters just in time for the Christmas holiday season, on December 22nd.
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Warner Bros. Pictures has released the trailer for the upcoming Taylor Sheridan film, Those Who Wish Me Dead, a modern day Western survival action thriller starring Angelina Jolie, Finn Little, Nicholas Hoult (The Great), Aiden Gillan (Game of Thrones), Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) and Tyler Perry. Based on Michael Kortya’s 2014 novel, the story […]
By Abb Jones The Reelness The 2021 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards, held via virtual webcams due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, are a wrap. The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Crown and Schitt’s Creek won the big ensemble prizes in the pre-taped ceremony broadcast on both the TNT and TBS networks in the […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the nominations for the 2021 Oscars. David Fincher’s Citizen Kane origin tale Mank scored the largest number of nominations, with 10, followed by five films – Judas and the Black Messiah, Minari, Nomadland, Sound of Metal and The Trial of the Chicago 7 – with six nominations each.
By Abb Jones The Reelness The were a few surprises at the 78th annual Golden Globes, hosted Sunday night by a socially distant Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in New York and Los Angeles. Nominees attended via webcam due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show included a subtle call from Cecil B. DeMille lifetime award […]
In a sign that the COVID-19 pandemic’s disastrous effect on the movie industry isn’t yet over, AMC Theatres has announced it will be extending the pause on reactivating billing on its A-List members across the United States. The prior reaction date of March 1st has been pushed back four months, to July 1st.
From a list of 105 eligible songs, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has narrowed the 2021 Best Original Song contenders to a shortlist of 15. Members of the music branch of The Academy will now vote to narrow this list to the five nominees, which will be announced March 15th. Two songwriters each have two songs on this year’s shortlist – John Legend (“Never Break” and “Make it Work”) and Diane Warren (“Io Si” and “Free”).
By Abb Jones The Reelness Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer has died at his home in Connecticut. A stage actor for much of the first half of his career, Plummer won his first Tony in 1974 for the musical Cyrano. His second would come in 1997 for his portrait of John Barrymore. But it was his […]
By Abb Jones The Reelness The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has announced its nominees for this year’s awards ceremony that will take place in April. Compared to yesterday’s announced Golden Globe nominations, the SAGs are showing a bit more racial diversity, with love for the hit Netflix series Bridgerton as well as nominations for the […]