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It's a Tale of 'Toxic Masculinity.' 2 Men Think It Should Star Girls

Modern film adaptation of William Golding's novel is taking flak

(Newser) - William Golding's popular 1954 novel Lord of the Flies, which explores the very worst of humanity as exhibited by young boys stranded alone on a remote island, "is a book about toxic masculinity and what happens when that is left unchecked," per the Hollywood Reporter . So if... More »

'No Misconduct' Found by Bachelor in Paradise Probe

Reality series will resume filming

(Newser) - Bachelor in Paradise has survived its big scandal. Following allegations of sexual misconduct, the show was suspended and rumored to be done for good . But Warner Bros. Television, which produces the reality show, announced Tuesday that it has completed an investigation—with the help of an outside law firm—and... More »

Sources Spill Dirty Details as Bachelor in Paradise Put on Ice

Warner Bros. says there were 'allegations of misconduct on the set'

(Newser) - Trouble in paradise: Warner Bros. on Sunday announced it has suspended production on season four of Bachelor in Paradise following "allegations of misconduct on the set." The Bachelor spinoff was filming in Mexico ahead of an Aug. 8 premiere date, and Warner Bros. had little more to add... More »

Stallone Sues Warner Bros. Over Demolition Man

Actor is suing 'greedy studio' for missing profits

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone might've found a new punching bag. The actor is suing Warner Bros. for fraud, claiming the "greedy" studio failed to pay him profits owed for the 1993 film Demolition Man. According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday, Stallone was to receive at least 15% of the film'... More »

Angry Joker Fan Says He's Suing Over Suicide Squad

He claims trailers promised a level of Jared Leto that the movie didn't deliver

(Newser) - The only people more villainous than clown-faced maniacs are the people who make movie trailers about them, apparently. Comicbook.com reports a Scottish Reddit user named BlackPanther2016 claims he or she is suing Warner Bros. and DC over what he claims were misleading Suicide Squad trailers that heavily featured Jared... More »

Comics Fans Want to Shut Down Rotten Tomatoes

They're accusing site of being unfair to DC Universe

(Newser) - Batman v Superman has a Tomatometer score of just 27%, and there are people out there who believe that is the result of a Rotten Tomatoes conspiracy, not the result of the superhero flick being what Chris Klimek at NPR calls a "ponderous, smothering, over-pixelated zeppelin crash of a... More »

Weinsteins Sue Warner Bros Over 3-Part Hobbit Film

They say it was a plot to deprive them of money

(Newser) - If you thought you were annoyed when you heard Warner Bros. was turning a 300-page children's book into three epic movies, well, you're probably not quite as annoyed as the Weinstein brothers. In fact, Bob and Harvey are suing Warner over the decision to make three Hobbit movies,... More »

A Superhero First: Next Superman Movie Will Have Batman, Too

Director Zack Snyder reveals at Comic-Con

(Newser) - Superman is coming back, and he'll have a caped co-star. Man of Steel director Zack Snyder announced today at San Diego's Comic-Con that he was making another Superman film and that it will include Batman—the first time the two superheroes will be united on the big screen.... More »

Erased From Netflix: 1.8K Classic Films

If you were planning to get a 'Goldfinger' fix ... sorry

(Newser) - Bad news: You've lost your chance to watch 1,794 classic movies on Netflix streaming, PC Mag reports. The films (from the likes of Warner Bros., MGM, etc.) that disappeared at midnight include James Bond flicks, at least one Abbot & Costello picture, and movies by Robert Altman,... More »

Mel Gibson Glad Lennon Was Shot: Screenwriter

And he 'hates Jews,' adds Joe Eszterhas

(Newser) - Yet another potential reason to dislike Mel Gibson: He was happy when John Lennon was shot, says screenwriter and almost-collaborator Joe Eszterhas. And that's only part of a laundry list of serious complaints Eszterhas bares about Gibson now that the two have had a major falling out over a... More »

Sheen Settles Suit for $25M ... Plus $100M

Mouthy actor wins payment plus syndication profits

(Newser) - How's that for tiger blood? Charlie Sheen settled his wrongful termination lawsuit with Warner Brothers and Two & a Half Men producer Chuck Lorre today for a handy $25 million, TMZ reports. Thanks to the settlement, the actor will also earn around $100 million in syndication profits over the... More »

Harry Potter Crew Overcome on Final Day

Cast burbles on last day in latest Warner Bros. film

(Newser) - Now it can be shown: The last day of filming of the last Harry Potter movie was not so magical. It was rather heartbreaking. Cast mates applauded one another, and burbled, and recalled their amazing time together and expressed grief that it was over. "How do I put into... More »

Sheen Sues Lorre, WB for $100M

Suit claims Lorre made Sheen a 'scapegoat'

(Newser) - Hell hath no fury like Charlie Sheen scorned —he's suing Warner Bros. and his arch-nemesis Chuck Lorre for the amount he and the crew would've made on the eight episodes of Two and a Half Men that had yet to be made—a whopping $100 million, TMZ reports. The... More »

Sheen Gives Erratic Interview

Star says he's ready to return to sitcom ... and some other stuff

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen said he's ready to get back to work on Two and a Half Men—and compared himself to an 80-year-old Demi Moore—in an interview with the Dan Patrick Show yesterday that the LA Times called "highly erratic." Among his rambling comments:
  • There's clearly no love
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'Laughing Too Hard' Lands Sheen in Hospital

Studio execs hoping to get star into rehab

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen was hospitalized yesterday morning with a hernia, an injury a friend says was caused by laughing too hard at the TV. According to TMZ , however, the hard-partying Two and a Half Men star had been smoking cocaine and critiquing porn videos with porn star friends during a 36-hour... More »

Mel Gibson Fired From Hangover 2

Cast, crew can't stand actor

(Newser) - Mel Gibson's cameo in The Hangover 2, touted as his first step of a comeback, has been cut because the cast and crew couldn't stand working with him, TMZ reports. Gibson had been lined up to play a Bangkok tattoo artist in what one source described as a "pivotal"... More »

Batman Savior Flies to Rescue of Superman Movie

'Dark Knight' director Christopher Nolan is called in

(Newser) - Warner Bros. has hired Dark Knight impresario Christopher Nolan to be the “godfather” of its next Superman movie. Nolan probably won’t direct, but he will guide the film through development, insiders tell Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood . The studio doesn’t know much about the film, but one... More »

Simon Monjack: Warner Bros. 'Killed' Murphy

Husband will file wrongful death suit in Brittany Murphy's death

(Newser) - In an exclusive—and four-page long—interview with the Daily Beast , Brittany Murphy’s husband and mother Sharon confront gossip ranging from Simon Monjack’s reputation as the “bad guy” to Brittany’s rumored drug use. But the biggest news to emerge is Monjack’s plan to file a... More »

Wild Things Runs Rampant

Law Abiding Citizen also enjoys strong opening weekend

(Newser) - Where the Wild Things Are ran wild at the weekend box office, exceeding expectations by doing $32.5 million worth of business. Spike Jonze's first foray into children's cinema earned the director his strongest opening weekend ever. "I can't imagine too many people who could do what Spike did,... More »

Spike Jonze Brings Wild Things to Life

Director fought for years for his vision of Sendak's classic

(Newser) - Spike Jonze grew up on the children's classic Where the Wild Things Are, and wanted to make a very raw, very unconventional movie of it, portraying the wild things as the scary emotions kids feel. Jonze persuaded Maurice Sendak to take a shot on his vision, but the studio was... More »

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