Alec Baldwin and Jane Levy will host “Inside the Actors Studio”, following the departure of seasoned host James Lipton, on Sunday, October 13 10pm ET/7pm PT on Ovation. Lynch (”The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) interviews David Oyelowo (”Selma”) and The Actors Studio co-president Alec Baldwin interviews Hollywood legend Henry Winkler, hot off his Emmy-winning turn as Gene Cousineau on HBO’s ”Barry”.
The Leonardo DiCaprio produced-Taika Waititi directed “Akira”, which has been in the works for donkey’s years, is finally inching ahead after snagging $18.5 million and tax credits. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to shoot Akira in California,” said Ravi Mehta, Warner Bros. Pictures EVP of physical production and finance on Tuesday of the film and the tax credits it has been awarded. “The availability of top-notch crew members, plus the wide variety of location choices and predictable weather are second to none,” the exec added of the upcoming project.
Four years after compeltion, James Franco’s “Zeroville” is finally set for release. NAGRA-KUDELESKI’s mycinema digital content distribution system will push the film, starring Seth Rogen, Megan Fox, Joey King, Will Ferrell, Dave Franco, Danny McBride, and Jacki Weaver, into theaters in September.
The new James Bond film will shoot in Jamaica for the first time since the suave super spy visited the island in the ’70s. According to the British press, the Daniel Craig-starring film – the 25th in the series – will also shoot in the UK with Greece and Italy also being mulled. The untitled 007 film is set for an April 8, 2020 release.
Seems Robert Rodriguez’s “Alita : Battle Angel” wasn’t the bomb forecasters made it out to be, with Forbes claiming the movie fought its way to $402.6 million in global receipts and looks to finish its theatrical run just shy of $405 million. Those numbers are enough for Fox to set the stage for a sequel.
4K releases of the original “Batman” quadrilogy – “Batman”, “Batman Returns”, “Batman Forever” and “Batman & Robin” – will be available on June 4 to coincide with the caped crusader’s 80th anniversary. You’ll be able to buy the films separately or together, in a set that will include more than 17 hours of previously released extras, including full-length commentaries from directors Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher.