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  • In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Will Smith, center, and Margot Robbie, right, appear in a scene from the film, "Focus." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Frank Masi)
    Box office top 20: Will Smith's 'Focus' on top with $18.7M Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's crime caper "Focus" debuted with $18.7 million, according to final figures Monday, while the previous North American box office leader, "Fifty Shades of Grey," sunk to fourth place. More »Box office top 20: Will Smith's 'Focus' on top with $18.7M

    In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Will Smith, center, and Margot Robbie, right, appear in a scene from the film, "Focus." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Frank Masi)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's crime caper "Focus" debuted with $18.7 million, according to final figures Monday, while the previous North American box office leader, "Fifty Shades of Grey," sunk to fourth place.

  • ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot: Drew Goddard in Talks to Write, Direct for Sony, Marvel
    ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot: Drew Goddard in Talks to Write, Direct for Sony, Marvel Jeff Sneider - The Wrap - 6 hours ago

    After working with Marvel on Netflix’s upcoming “Daredevil” series, Drew Goddard is in talks to write and direct the new “Spider-Man” reboot for Sony Pictures and Marvel, according to Latino Review. Representatives for Sony, Marvel and Goddard did not … More »‘Spider-Man’ Reboot: Drew Goddard in Talks to Write, Direct for Sony, Marvel

    ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot: Drew Goddard in Talks to Write, Direct for Sony, Marvel

    After working with Marvel on Netflix’s upcoming “Daredevil” series, Drew Goddard is in talks to write and direct the new “Spider-Man” reboot for Sony Pictures and Marvel, according to Latino Review. Representatives for Sony, Marvel and Goddard did not immediately respond to requests for comment, though insiders suggest …

  • ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Will Try to Kill a Nazi in WWII Thriller ‘Anthropoid’
    ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Will Try to Kill a Nazi in WWII Thriller ‘Anthropoid’ Jeff Sneider - The Wrap - 8 hours ago

    “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan is striking while the iron is hot, so to speak, as he has signed on to star opposite Cillian Murphy in the World War II thriller “Anthropoid,” it was announced Monday. Sean Ellis (“Cashback”) will direct the film, … More »‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Will Try to Kill a Nazi in WWII Thriller ‘Anthropoid’

    ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Will Try to Kill a Nazi in WWII Thriller ‘Anthropoid’

    “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Jamie Dornan is striking while the iron is hot, so to speak, as he has signed on to star opposite Cillian Murphy in the World War II thriller “Anthropoid,” it was announced Monday. Sean Ellis (“Cashback”) will direct the film, which examines the assassination attempt on Nazi general Reinhard …

  • Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It
    Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It Travis Reilly - The Wrap - 8 hours ago

    Westboro Baptist Church had every intention to picket “Star Trek” actor Leonard Nimoy‘s Los Angeles funeral on Sunday, but the congregation, known for spewing caustic and intolerant rhetoric at high-profile funerals, was unable to attend because the location … More »Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It

    Westboro Baptist Church Missed Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Because They Couldn’t Find It

    Westboro Baptist Church had every intention to picket “Star Trek” actor Leonard Nimoy‘s Los Angeles funeral on Sunday, but the congregation, known for spewing caustic and intolerant rhetoric at high-profile funerals, was unable to attend because the location of the services were kept private. So Westboro AND @WilliamShatner …

  • ‘Training Day’ Reunion: Ethan Hawke Joins Denzel Washington in ‘Magnificent Seven’
    ‘Training Day’ Reunion: Ethan Hawke Joins Denzel Washington in ‘Magnificent Seven’ Jeff Sneider - The Wrap - 8 hours ago

    Nearly 15 years after they first worked together on “Training Day,” Ethan Hawke is nearing a deal to reteam with Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua on MGM’s “The Magnificent Seven,” TheWrap has learned. More »‘Training Day’ Reunion: Ethan Hawke Joins Denzel Washington in ‘Magnificent Seven’

    ‘Training Day’ Reunion: Ethan Hawke Joins Denzel Washington in ‘Magnificent Seven’

    Nearly 15 years after they first worked together on “Training Day,” Ethan Hawke is nearing a deal to reteam with Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua on MGM’s “The Magnificent Seven,” TheWrap has learned.

  • Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter Join Cast of ‘Sharknado 3′ as President and Vice President

    Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban will play the President of the United States with political commentator and author Ann Coulter joining him as Vice President in “Sharknado 3,” Syfy and The Asylum announced Monday.

  • Vince Vaughn, Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Plunge Into Frozen Water for Special Olympics (Video)

    Vince Vaughn joined Lady Gaga, “Chicago Fire” star Taylor Kinney and over 4,500 other people in the icy waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday to raise $1.1 million for the Special Olympics. The sum is the most the Chicago Polar Plunge has ever raised. The “Wedding Crashers” star wore a pair of jeans and a Chicago Blackhawks …

  • Director of Oscar-winning Polish movie “Ida” Piotr Pawlikowski, center, with the award for the best foreign language film and actress Agata Trzebuchowska, left, talk to Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski about their success at the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw, Poland on Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The director of "Ida," the Polish movie that won this year's Oscar for best foreign film, said Monday that Poles should see it before calling it anti-Polish.

  • What I Saw at The Oscars: A Love Story Sharon Waxman - The Wrap - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 9:31 AM SGT
    What I Saw at The Oscars: A Love Story

    The most moving moment at the Oscars this year was not visible on television. My gratitude goes to them for teaching me, once again, to appreciate life’s precious moments, wherever we find them.

  • Will Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 million JAKE COYLE - Associated Press - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 4:30 AM SGT
    In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Will Smith, center, and Margot Robbie, right, appear in a scene from the film, "Focus." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Frank Masi)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" dethroned "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.

  • ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Sequel Tops Original at Overseas Box Office Todd Cunningham - The Wrap - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 2:36 AM SGT
    ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Sequel Tops Original at Overseas Box Office

    “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” got off to a strong start this weekend, opening at No. 1 and topping the original in all three overseas markets in which it debuted this weekend. The sequel, directed by John Madden like the first film, brought in $9.4 million overall for Twentieth Century Fox. Judi Dench, Maggie …

  • Michelle Rodriguez Apologizes for Minority Superhero Comments: ‘I Stuck My Foot in My Mouth’

    Michelle Rodriguez is clarifying her comments about minorities playing traditionally white superhero characters. Hours after “The Fast and the Furious” actress slammed Hollywood for casting actors of color in roles originally conceived as white, she issued an apology. “I stuck my foot in my mouth once again,” Rodriguez …

  • Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ Heists Top Spot at Box Office With $19 Million Todd Cunningham - The Wrap - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 11:50 PM SGT
    Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ Heists Top Spot at Box Office With $19 Million

    “Focus,” the con man comedy that marked Will Smith’s first big-screen starring role in two years, opened to $19.1 million and first place at the box office this weekend. The R-rated tale of two grifters co-starring Margot Robbie didn’t knock moviegoers’ socks off and came in a little under analysts’ projections and distributor …

  • ‘SNL’ Host Dakota Johnson Has Another Awkward Exchange With Her Famous Parents (Video)

    The former Hollywood couple were on hand to see their daughter, “Fifty Shades” star Dakota Johnson, host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” this week. Dakota and Melanie caused quite the stir at last Sunday’s Oscar red carpet when Melanie told ABC’s Lara Spencer that she would not be seeing her daughter’s film, which has grossed …

  • UFC Champion Ronda Rousey Defends Her World Title, Remembers ‘Furious 7′ Co-Star Paul Walker

    UFC world champion, Olympic medalist, Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue model and Hollywood action star – there doesn’t seem to be anything that Ronda Rousey can’t do. As she prepared to defend her bantamweight title in UFC 184 on Saturday at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, Rousey talked to the media about …

  • Leonard Nimoy Gets Vulcan Salute From Astronaut at Space Station Debbie Emery - The Wrap - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 7:18 AM SGT
    Leonard Nimoy Gets Vulcan Salute From Astronaut at Space Station

    Tributes have been flooding in from all over the world for Leonard Nimoy following his death on Friday at age 83. One of the most unique messages of remembrance for the legendary “Star Trek” star came from the final frontier of space itself, when NASA astronaut Terry Virts posted a photo doing a Vulcan hand salute on the …

  • William Shatner Will Miss Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral Linda Ge - The Wrap - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 2:55 AM SGT
    William Shatner Will Miss Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral

    William Shatner will not be in attendance at “Star Trek” co-star Leonard Nimoy‘s funeral on Sunday, the actor shared Saturday morning.

  • ‘American Sniper’ Killer to Appeal Murder Conviction Debbie Emery - The Wrap - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 2:45 AM SGT
    ‘American Sniper’ Killer to Appeal Murder Conviction

    Eddie Ray Routh was found guilty of murdering “American Sniper” subject Chris Kyle on Feb. 24, but his lawyers are fighting the verdict and plan to ask a state appeals court to overturn the jury’s decision. His attorney, Warren St. John, claims that the notoriety of the victim and publicity from Clint Eastwood‘s Oscar-winning …

  • Morocco reports six-fold spike in foreign filming Associated Press - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 2:06 AM SGT

    TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Morocco saw a six-fold increase in the amount of money foreign film companies spent in the country to make movies, the head of the film commission said Saturday.

  • Lupita Nyong’o’s Missing Oscar Dress Found Linda Ge - The Wrap - Sun, Mar 1, 2015 1:53 AM SGT
    Lupita Nyong’o’s Missing Oscar Dress Found

    Lupita Nyong’o‘s missing Oscar dress appears to have been recovered. The dress was found at the West Hollywood hotel from where it first went missing, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. “They found the dress inside of this black garment bag hidden behind a garbage bag under a counter,” Lt. Michael …

 
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