Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records show.
Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included recurring parts on Evil and Girls, has died after fighting cancer for two years.
Actor Alec Baldwin says he is “full cooperating” with the investigation into how he discharged a prop gun on a New Mexico movie set Thursday, killing a crew member and injuring the film’s director.
Celebrated as a rising star by colleagues and collaborators, Hutchins grew up on a military base, and had a taste for filming herself doing extreme sports.
The actor fired the prop gun that killed a cinematographer during filming of the movie Rust, police said. On Friday, Baldwin expressed “shock and sadness” over the incident.
The death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a reminder that prop weapons can pose a serious risk. But Hollywood history includes only a few such incidents.
Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel is undeniably staggering. But his Dune also feels rudimentary, as if he’s managed his source material without fully mastering it.
For $3.5 million, you can roam the halls of the Los Angeles house where Freddie Krueger murdered his victims. You have until Halloween to make an offer.
Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set of Rust near Sante Fe, killing the film’s director of photography and injuring the director, according to the sheriff’s office of Santa Fe County, N.M.
Production on the Western movie Rust in New Mexico has been halted. The investigation is ongoing and authorities say no charges have been filed.
Campbell was born in Austria, the second daughter of Georg and Maria von Trapp and a younger stepsibling to the older von Trapp children who went on to be depicted in the musical and beloved movie.
Denis Villeneuve’s Dune — based on Frank Herbert’s bestselling sci-fi novel — arrives in cinemas and on home screens starring Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya.
Isaac says the bonds he makes on set are both meaningful and transient: “You have these really intense months … and then it goes away.” He stars in Dune, The Card Counter and Scenes from a Marriage.
The world’s largest movie theater chain is adding onscreen captioning to 240 locations across the U.S. in an effort to make moviegoing more accessible.
With the new 2021 movie, director Denis Villeneuve turns the novel’s meditations on race, culture and colonialism into riveting and undeniable cinema.
Director Denis Villeneuve’s film Dune recreates the desert world of the 1965 sci-fi novel. He tells NPR’s A Martínez that Dune has lived in his imagination since he was a kid.
Wes Anderson’s meticulously-constructed tenth feature adopts the format of a New Yorker-like Sunday magazine supplement to tell three very different, but equally idiosyncratic, love stories.
The new James Bond film No Time To Die is providing an opportunity for advocates to push back on ways villains are portrayed with scars and other facial differences.
Todd Haynes’ inventive, immersive movie is full of interesting ideas. The Velvet Underground neatly sidesteps the usual rock-doc banalities as it plunges us into the Velvets and their world.
The British actor and singer played abolitionist Harriet Tubman in Harriet, and Aretha Franklin in Genius: Aretha. Now Erivo has a debut album. “I sing often with a bit of a smile,” she says.
NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to film critic Kenneth Turan about The Last Duel, directed by Ridley Scott. The story takes place in 14th century France, based on true events about a trial by combat.
Crew members in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reached a deal. A strike would have shut down much of the film and TV production across the country.
NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Michael Miller, of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, about a deal they struck with Hollywood studios, averting the threat of a labor strike.
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to writer Nicole Holofcener about her new movie, The Last Duel.
The first Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy book was published in October 1979. Fans are looking back at how the series has endured in popularity and why it’s still relevant.
Denis Villeneuve’s take on Frank Herbert’s novel of galactic intrigue and revolution manages to be both epic and introspective, though it doles out its story with gravid deliberateness.
After months of negotiation and a strike on the horizon, Hollywood crew members in the union IATSE have agreed to a deal with the major studios.
There’s a kind of satisfaction that comes from something living up to your expectations. But there’s a different kind of pleasure that only being surprised by your own reactions can bring.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour share what’s bringing them joy. This week: Spirit Halloween videos, the podcast Suspect, and more.
Ridley Scott’s epic, which opens in 1386 Paris, tells the story of a duel between a squire of a knight from three points of view — including that of the woman they’re fighting over.