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The Hollywood reckoning sets its sights on Woody Allen

Timothe Chalamet, Rebecca Hall, and Greta Gerwig.Image: Getty Images / Mashable Composite The chorus of voices against Woody Allen is growing louder by the day. Over the past few months, several actors who’ve starred in Allen’s films have come forward to express their regrets – and, in some cases, announce that they’re donating their salaries to charity. That list includes multiple stars of Allen’s next movie, A Rainy Day in New York. SEE ALSO: Dylan Farrow slams stars supporting Time’s Up, but working with Woody Allen Even in the throes…

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Making an Emotionally Appealing Fish-Man for The Shape of Water

The sinewy fish-man at the center of The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s new film, stands stoic and brave as the rain beats down. But when the director yells “cut,” the man inside the fish suit begins to shiver; the set may look like a Baltimore port, but this is Toronto. Two crewmembers rush over, enveloping the 6’ 3”, 140-pound Doug Jones in coats and their own body heat. Throughout the movie's grueling 45-day shoot, those two men—Legacy Effects co-founder Shane Mahan and monster sculptor Mike Hill, both of…

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Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ finds its leading lady

Liu Yifei at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in 2017.Image: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images Meet the next new Disney heroine. The studio’s making progress on its live-action remake of Mulan, and it’s finally found a star to fill the title role: Chinese actress Liu Yifei. SEE ALSO: ‘The Lion King’ just cast its lion queen and she’s basically royalty already The Hollywood Reporter writes that Liu won the role after an epic search that involved almost a thousand candidates from five continents.  Liu (who is also known as…

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Our first photo of Joe Mangianiello as Deathstroke is the most important thing

Image: Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock Is Deathstroke the DCEU’s saving grace? Well, no, because Wonder Woman – but kind of yes since Justice League was such a bust and he’s played by Magic Mike alum Joe Manganiello. Manganiello took to Twitter Saturday to wordlessly reveal the first photo of himself in character as Slade Wilson (not to be confused with Wade Wilson, another sword-wielding superhuman named after death), and we have a sneaky feeling we’re going to watch that movie. SEE ALSO: ‘Justice League’ has two end credits scenes. Here’s what they…

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The Harry Potter movies are heading to HBO

Galloping-freaking-gargoyles. HBO announced Thursday that it will be the only place to stream all eight Harry Potter movies starting Jan. 1, 2018. That’s all eight movies on HBO GO, HBO NOW, and HBO On Demand whenever the heck you need them. SEE ALSO: Grab your boots and broomsticks Harry Potter fans, LeakyCon is headed to Texas HBO currently has the streaming rights for the Harry Potter universe film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and has recently streamed Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter…

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Harvey Weinstein ousted from motion picture academy

Image: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images Harvey’s out; will Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski be the next to go? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to revoke the lifetime membership of Harvey Weinstein in the wake of dozens of sexual misconduct allegations — immediately prompting questions about whether Cosby and Polanski will be able to retain their memberships. The decision to expel the executive came from an emergency meeting of the academy’s 54-member board, which includes Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, and Kathleen Kennedy, among other Hollywood icons.  SEE…

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‘It’ has left red balloons floating around Sydney and nope nope nope

Blissful folks thinking they’d enjoy a casually murder clown-free Monday morning were in for a rude awakening today.  Red balloons popped (sorry) up in Sydney’s CBD, as part of a widespread and undeniably budget-conscious marketing campaign for the release of Stephen King novel turned movie It this Thursday. SEE ALSO: This toddler dressed up as the creepy clown from ‘It’ will haunt your dreams forever Apparently all you need is some helium and red balloons to scare the shit out of locals, who immediately recognised the floating doom indicators as…

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