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Quentin Tarantino and the Fate of ‘#9’: 6 Questions Studios Should Ask Before Signing Hollywood’s Hottest Free Agent

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Quentin Tarantino and the Fate of ‘#9’: 6 Questions Studios Should Ask Before Signing Hollywood’s Hottest Free Agent
What studios are willing to bid to win the newest Tarantino movie is staggering: an upfront agreement to a $100 million production budget, first-dollar returns, and final cut. At a time when even $35 million for an original action film like “Baby Driver” is considered a gamble, this is unprecedented.

The reason is self evident: What Tarantino can do is otherwise missing from American filmmaking. He only directs his own scripts and has never made a sequel, but his films are global events. Tarantino remains one of the only directors whose original films can rake in two-to-one foreign-to-domestic box office returns.

Read More:Quentin Tarantino Receiving Wild Pitches From Studios to Buy New Movie, From Classic Cars to Mock Posters

Still, the studios’ dog-and-pony shows are odd. So many people associated with Harvey Weinstein were victims of his abuse, tainted by their association with the apparent serial rapist, or left in the wreckage at 99 Hudson Street.
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Suzanne Somers on the Night She Thought She Was Going to Be Raped: 'I Had No Power at All'

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Suzanne Somers on the Night She Thought She Was Going to Be Raped: 'I Had No Power at All'
Suzanne Somers may have found fame as the ditzy Chrissy Snow in Three’s Company, but in her new book, she reveals a life filled with difficulty — and the terror she felt when she thought she was going to be raped while on a remote photo shoot in Mexico in the 1970s.

“I went down to lie by the pool, and all of a sudden a creepy guy was there,” the 71-year-old actress told People when discussing her book, Two’s Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business, which is exclusively excerpted in this week’s issue of People.
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Drew Barrymore Reveals How She Protected Herself in Hollywood as She Supports All Women

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Drew Barrymore Reveals How She Protected Herself in Hollywood as She Supports All Women
Drew Barrymore is proud of her fellow women in Hollywood.

The actress praised the recent chorus of women who have spoken out about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault in the film industry.

“I think the hope is that women are taking care of themselves and taking care of each other inadvertently,” she told reporters at the Glamour Women of the Year awards on Monday night. “I think for every woman that is brave, she’s also protecting another woman.”

The wave of allegations was spurred by a slew of stories alleging decades of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein.
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Blu-ray Review – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, 1984.

Written and Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

Featuring the voice talents of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos,and Shia Labeouf.

Synopsis:

GKids has secured the new home video distributor contract for Studio Ghibli films, and they’ve released a big batch of them on Blu-ray, with more bonus features than what was found on the earlier Blu discs. This review covers Nausicaä’ of the Valley of the Wind, which was Hayao Miyazaki’s first movie, although it predated the creation of Studio Ghibli.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is famed Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki’s debut movie, which is an adaptation of his manga of the same name. It was released prior to Miyazaki’s founding of Studio Ghibli, but it’s now part of the company’s stable of films, so it fell under the deal
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Gary Oldman Marries For the Fifth Time

Gary Oldman Marries For the Fifth Time
Gary Oldman is married man!

The 59-year-old actor and art curator Gisele Schmidt tied the knot in late August in Beverly Hills, California, according to the Associated Press.

The couple said "I do" at the actor's close friend and manager Doug Urbanksi's home. The wedding was an intimate affair and included several dozen friends.

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This is the The Dark Knight Rises star's fifth marriage. He was previously married to Leslie Manville, Uma Thurman, Donya Fiorentino and Alexandra Edenborough, who he divorced in 2015.

Oldman and Schmidt were last seen together at the SAG-aftra Foundation Patron of the Artists Awards 2017 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on Thursday. They also attended the 2017 Hollywood Film Awards together. 

Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Congrats to the happy couple!

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Fifth Time’s the Charm! Gary Oldman Marries Wife No. 5 Giselle Schmidt

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Fifth Time’s the Charm! Gary Oldman Marries Wife No. 5 Giselle Schmidt
Gary Oldman is a newlywed!

The British actor, 59, tied the knot with art curator Gisele Schmidt in late August at the Beverly Hills, California home of his manager Doug Urbanksi, according to the Associated Press. This is Oldman’s fifth marriage.

A rep for Oldman did not immediately respond to a request for comment from People.

The couple was most recently pictured at the premiere of his latest film, Darkest Hour, at Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Oldman and fourth wife, Alexandra Edenborough, officially terminated their marriage in 2015.

The Oscar-nominated star married English actress Lesley Manville in
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Jason Bateman's Wife Amanda Anka Accuses Hotelier Andre Balazs of Groping Her

Jason Bateman's Wife Amanda Anka Accuses Hotelier Andre Balazs of Groping Her
Celebrity hotelier Andre Balazs allegedly groped Jason Bateman's wife, Amanda Anka, in 2012, The New York Times reports.

According to the newspaper, the alleged incident happened at a dinner party at the Chiltern Firehouse hotel -- which Balazs owns -- following the London premiere of Horrible Bosses 2, which Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day also attended. The newspaper reports that Balazs offered to take the group on a tour, and cites witnesses who allege that when Anka climbed a ladder to an upstairs room, Balazs slipped a hand under her dress and grabbed her crotch.

“I witnessed behavior by Andre Balazs that was inappropriate and offensive,” Day's wife, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, also tells the Times.

The newspaper reports that Bateman later confronted Balazs, and spit gum in his face, before the couple quickly exited the hotel.

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Bateman and Anka's publicist backed up the account in a statement
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Jason Bateman's Wife Accuses Hotelier André Balazs of Groping Her

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Jason Bateman's Wife Accuses Hotelier André Balazs of Groping Her
Jason Bateman’s wife Amanda Anka is among those accusing famous hotelier André Balazs of sexual misconduct in a New York Times report published Thursday.

Through their mutual representative, Bateman and Anka confirmed that Balazs, who owns celebrity hotspots like the Standard, the Mercer in London and Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood, Calif, groped Anka’s crotch in Nov. 2014.

The couple were allegedly celebrating the release of Bateman’s film Horrible Bosses 2 at Balazs’s hotel, the Chiltern Firehouse in London, with the hotelier and some of their costars, including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day.

According to the Times,
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Uma Thurman Fights Back Against Hollywood, Slams Its ‘Contempt And Dismissiveness’ Toward Women

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Uma Thurman is breaking her silence on the mistreatment of women in Hollywood. In an interview with The New York Times, she took aim at the industry. In the beginning, Thurman says she believed “to be decent and work hard” would help kickstart her acting career. But soon realized in Hollywood she was met with […]
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Uma Thurman Slams Hollywood's 'Contempt and Dismissiveness' Towards Women

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Uma Thurman Slams Hollywood's 'Contempt and Dismissiveness' Towards Women
Uma Thurman is speaking out about Hollywood’s treatment of women.

In a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress slammed the film industry, admitting that she spent her early career trying “to be decent and work hard” but instead was met with “contempt and dismissiveness toward women of all kinds.”

“A great cinema role comes along a few times. Maybe for some people, more often. But not everybody,” Thurman, 47, said.

Her words come on the heels of the flood of sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who produced seven Thurman films including her Oscar-nominated role
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Jessica Chastain Defends Speaking Out Against Bryan Singer: 'I'm Going to Speak My Mind'

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Jessica Chastain Defends Speaking Out Against Bryan Singer: 'I'm Going to Speak My Mind'
Jessica Chastain isn’t mincing words when it comes to sexual harassment in Hollywood — especially regarding X-Men director Bryan Singer.

Following reports of alleged decades of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner, Chastain tweeted out an article highlighting similar accusations lodged against Singer, writing “Let us not forget.”

“I do not feel beholden to anything,” Chastain told The Daily Beast of any potential blowback from the tweet. “I’m going to speak my mind about any injustice that I see. I’m not afraid of anything in terms of that. And I think the greatest myth
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Watch: Uma Thurman's Chilling Response to Harvey Weinstein Scandal

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Watch: Uma Thurman's Chilling Response to Harvey Weinstein Scandal
Plus: Asia Argento Tells Uma Thurman ‘We Need’ Your Voice After Her Response to Weinstein Goes Viral

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Ronan Farrow Tells Stephen Colbert He’s Going After the ‘Machine’ That Kept Harvey Weinstein Stories Quiet — Watch

Ronan Farrow Tells Stephen Colbert He’s Going After the ‘Machine’ That Kept Harvey Weinstein Stories Quiet — Watch
After writing one of the first articles about women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and worse, Ronan Farrow isn’t finished. The NBC reporter and New Yorker writer appeared on “The Late Show” last night, telling Stephen Colbert that he’s received “threatening and menacing” comments and next intends to go after the “machine” that kept these stories quiet for so long.

Read More:Uma Thurman Holds Back Anger as She Addresses Sexual Harassment in the Film Industry — Watch

“This was a public safety issue,” he said of his initial New Yorker piece and its follow-ups. “You can’t stop going if you have evidence there’s maybe an ongoing pattern of behavior that’s endangering people.” Farrow added that “this machine that was so instrumental in keeping this quiet as long as it was quiet — I think there is much more to be said about just how far that went.
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Ronan Farrow Tells Stephen Colbert He’s Going After the ‘Machine’ That Kept Harvey Weinstein Stories Quiet — Watch

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Ronan Farrow Tells Stephen Colbert He’s Going After the ‘Machine’ That Kept Harvey Weinstein Stories Quiet — Watch
After writing one of the first articles about women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and worse, Ronan Farrow isn’t finished. The NBC reporter and New Yorker writer appeared on “The Late Show” last night, telling Stephen Colbert that he’s received “threatening and menacing” comments and next intends to go after the “machine” that kept these stories quiet for so long.

Read More:Uma Thurman Holds Back Anger as She Addresses Sexual Harassment in the Film Industry — Watch

“This was a public safety issue,” he said of his initial New Yorker piece and its follow-ups. “You can’t stop going if you have evidence there’s maybe an ongoing pattern of behavior that’s endangering people.” Farrow added that “this machine that was so instrumental in keeping this quiet as long as it was quiet — I think there is much more to be said about just how far that went.
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‘Stranger Things’ Creators Defend Polarizing ‘Lost Sister’ Episode: ‘We Need This Building Block’

‘Stranger Things’ Creators Defend Polarizing ‘Lost Sister’ Episode: ‘We Need This Building Block’
Stranger Things 2” has been well received by fans and critics alike, with one glaring exception: “Lost Sisters.” The seventh chapter of the Netflix hit’s second season serves as a standalone episode focusing on Eleven and her origin story, going full “X-Men” as she meets her “sister” Kali (or Eight) and learns to harness her power. It’s proven highly divisive, but series creators Matt and Ross Duffer defended the episode in an Entertainment Weekly interview.

Read More:Sean Astin Initially Auditioned for a Different ‘Stranger Things’ Part, but Was Too Bob-Like to Ignore

“It’s important for Ross and I to try stuff and not feel like we’re doing the same thing over and over again,” Matt Duffer explained. “It’s almost like doing a whole little other pilot episode in the middle of your season, which is kind of a crazy thing to do.” He added
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‘Stranger Things’ Creators Defend Polarizing ‘Lost Sister’ Episode: ‘We Need This Building Block’

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‘Stranger Things’ Creators Defend Polarizing ‘Lost Sister’ Episode: ‘We Need This Building Block’
Stranger Things 2” has been well received by fans and critics alike, with one glaring exception: “Lost Sisters.” The seventh chapter of the Netflix hit’s second season serves as a standalone episode focusing on Eleven and her origin story, going full “X-Men” as she meets her “sister” Kali (or Eight) and learns to harness her power. It’s proven highly divisive, but series creators Matt and Ross Duffer defended the episode in an Entertainment Weekly interview.

Read More:Sean Astin Initially Auditioned for a Different ‘Stranger Things’ Part, but Was Too Bob-Like to Ignore

“It’s important for Ross and I to try stuff and not feel like we’re doing the same thing over and over again,” Matt Duffer explained. “It’s almost like doing a whole little other pilot episode in the middle of your season, which is kind of a crazy thing to do.” He added
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Uma Thurman On Sexual Harassment: “When I’m Ready, I’ll Say What I Have To Say”

Uma Thurman, who shot to megastardom in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 Pulp Fiction for Harvey Weinstein’s Miramax, isn’t talking about the recent flood of sexual harassment allegations — yet. In a recent interview with Access Hollywood that’s suddenly gone viral, Thurman is interviewed outside Broadway’s Hudson Theatre, where she has begun previews in Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman. Asked her thoughts on women speaking out against harassment, she answers slowly and with…
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Asia Argento Tells Uma Thurman We 'Need Your Strong Voice' After Her Chilling Response to Weinstein Scandal Goes Viral

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Asia Argento Tells Uma Thurman We 'Need Your Strong Voice' After Her Chilling Response to Weinstein Scandal Goes Viral
She’s shared credits with him in seven movies , including her Oscar-nominated role in Pulp Fiction and the Kill Bill series. But when it comes to the flood of sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, Uma Thurman is staying mum… for now.

The 47-year-old actress — who is prepping for her Broadway debut in a new play called The Parisian Woman, written by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon — spoke to Access Hollywood about the Weinstein scandal during a press event back in October.

“I don’t have a tidy soundbite for you, because I have learned, I am
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Uma Thurman Holds Back Anger as She Addresses Sexual Harassment in the Film Industry — Watch

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Uma Thurman Holds Back Anger as She Addresses Sexual Harassment in the Film Industry — Watch
Whether on social media, in op-eds, or elsewhere, a growing number of celebrities have weighed in on the sexual-harassment allegations made against Harvey Weinstein and others in recent weeks. Uma Thurman has joined their ranks after being asked about the ongoing scandal on a red carpet, and her measured response is among the most striking. Watch below.

Read More:Julianna Margulies Recalls Uncomfortable Encounters With Harvey Weinstein and Steven Seagal: ‘I Saw His Gun’

“I don’t have a tidy soundbite for you, because I’ve learned I’m not a child and I’ve learned that when I’ve spoken in anger I usually regret the way I express myself,” said Thurman, who was clearly choosing her words carefully and attempting not to let her anger seethe through. “So I’ve been waiting to feel less angry. And when I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say.
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