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Mulan theatrical release cancelled, premiere moved to Disney+

Mulan is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4. 

Film academy delays 2021 Oscars ceremony because of coronavirus

For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned, because of the pandemic's effects on the movie industry.

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, introduce inclusion standards

The Oscars are implementing some big changes, including a set number of best picture nominees and to-be-determined representation and inclusion standards for eligibility.

Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for Jackie Brown, dead at 78

Robert Forster, the omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in Jackie Brown, died Friday. He was 78.

Madcap confetti-throwing comic Rip Taylor has died at 88

Rip Taylor, the madcap moustached comedian with a fondness for confetti-throwing who became a television game show mainstay in the 1970s, has died. He was 88.

Joker laughs its way to October box office with record debut

The R-rated, controversial film Joker has set a new record at the October box office.

Actresses of colour banding together for equal pay in Hollywood

Giving colleagues a peek at their pay cheques, speaking out about economic disparity and using hard-won success to boost others are among the measures slowly gaining traction in an industry where most actors are hunting for their next job and women of colour face entrenched barriers.

Marvel reveals Natalie Portman as Thor, Mahershala Ali as Blade

Marvel Studios led a marathon presentation at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night, announcing plans that include Natalie Portman taking up the hammer as Thor and rebooting Blade with Mahershala Ali.

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

The four-and-a-half day San Diego Comic-Con convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to thousands vying for exclusive merchandise, from art to toys.

A doc about Michael Jackson accusers gets standing ovation from audience, rebuke from estate

It's not uncommon for audiences at the Sundance Film Festival to give standing ovations, but the ceremonial act took on a solemn air as two men who accuse Michael Jackson of molesting them as boys walked onstage following the festival's only screening of Leaving Neverland.

Did Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie seal Harvey Weinstein's fate?

Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie added their first-person accounts of uncomfortable experiences with Weinstein to the ever-growing list of accusations against the movie mogul from women alleging decades of systematic sexual harassment and assault.

Star Wars Episode IX loses director Colin Trevorrow

Lucasfilm has announced that Colin Trevorrow will no longer direct Star Wars Episode IX — just months after directors left a Han Solo spinoff movie.

Star Wars Han Solo spinoff movie loses directors

​There's been a disturbance in the force and the young Han Solo film is suddenly without a director. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said Tuesday that the Star Wars spinoff is parting ways with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller due to different creative visions on the film.

Zack Snyder exits Justice League after daughter's death

The recent death of director Zack Snyder's daughter has driven the prominent filmmaker to step away from finishing the ensemble superhero movie Justice League.

Paying a premium to watch new releases at home: why filmmakers hate the idea

Paying $40 to watch a movie in the comfort of your own home 10 days after its big-screen release is just one option being considered to help the theatre industry deal with dwindling ticket sales.

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