Dana Carvey Tells Conan About His George H.W. Bush Impression And Hearing From “41”

Dana Carvey was Conan O’Brien’s guest tonight and talked about doing his weekly impression of President George H.W. Bush, who then reached out to him, launching a decades-long friendship – in marked contrast to President Donald Trump’s reaction to Alec Baldwin’s Saturday Night Live impression of him. “We had so multiple warm moments,” Carvey said. […]

Where the Second Half of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Might Take Us

The recent concluding trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom revealed the film is going to be much dissimilar than the previous Jurassic stories. During our set visit, producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley discarded a few hints about what we can expect in the mysterious second half of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. When the final Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer arrived, […]

Former Participant Media CEO Jim Berk Exits PodcastOne Top Job

PodcastOne CEO Jim Berk has left the leading job at the podcast network, saying he is moving on after positioning the company for its next chapter. Berk joined PodcastOne two years ago, reporting to longtime friend and founder, Norm Pattiz, who serves as the company’s executive chairman. “Jim got in and has been true very […]

How Jeff Goldblum’s Ian Malcolm Fits Into ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

For a franchise so steeped in nostalgia, Jurassic World has been fairly light on the cameos from the original Jurassic Park movies. B.D. Wong, who reprised his role as the devious scientist Dr. Henry Wu in Jurassic World, was the only familiar confront in the new trilogy — until now. The appearance of Jeff Goldblum in the new film has […]

‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ Review: Broadway’s Last Days Of Disco

Anyone who worked as difficult for her money – and for a professional respect that got too late – as Donna Summer did deserves so much more than this. A jukebox musical that can undo all the genre rehab brought by superior shows built around Carole King and, if you want to stretch the definition […]

Gretchen Carlson Inks Deal With A+E Networks For Documentary Specials

Gretchen Carlson has signed an overall deal with A+E Networks to create and host a series of documentary specials for A+E Originals, the recently launched non-fiction content development company. The first main under the pact is The Brave with Gretchen Carlson (working title) for Lifetime. It will focus on how Carlson’s actions to confront sexual […]

Verve Launches Publishing Division And Hires Lit Agent Liz Parker To Run It

Literary agency Verve has launched a Publishing division, hiring InkWell Management’s Liz Parker to oversee it. She will bring along her roster of upmarket and literary fiction, and sociopolitical, narrative and platform-driven nonfiction clients, and further service Verve’s clients who have books in the marketplace. She further will help source intellectual property for Verve clients […]

J.A. Bayona Was the Original Choice to Direct the First ‘Jurassic World’

J.A. Bayona makes his Jurassic debut with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but there was a time when the filmmaker could’ve entered the franchise a lot sooner. During our Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom set visit, producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley revealed that Bayona was the original choice for Jurassic World director ahead of Colin Trevorrow got the job. Colin Trevorrow is […]