West Side Story: Spielberg Casts High Schooler Rachel Zegler as Maria (Playd by Natalie Wood)

High-schooler Rachel Zegler, who’s 17, will play Maria in Spielberg’s highly anticipated remake of the 1961 Oscar winning West Side Story.

Upside: Kevin Hart Dramedy Dominates Box-Office with Ethnic Minorities and Female Viewers

Kevin Hart, endlessly in the news this month for hosing/no hosting the Oscars, has proven his power at the box office again with the launch of The Upside, co-starring Bryan Cranston.

Oscar Scandal? Nick Vallelonga, Scripter of Oscar-Frontrunner Green Book, Apologizes for Anti-Muslim Tweet

Nick Vallelonga, scripter of Green Book, winner of Golden Globe Best Comedy, has apologized for posting a tweet supporting Trump’s claim that American Muslims were seen cheering after the tragedy of 9/11.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese: Netflix to Show Docu of Dylan’s 1975-1976 Tour

Finally, after years of rumors and hopes, a documentary about Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” tour of 1975-1976 is in the works.

Hollywood 2019: Women’s Negative Response to Naming John (Pixar) Lasseter as Leader of Skydance Media Animation

Various women groups in Hollywood have issued critical responses to the naming of John Lasseter as Skydance Media’s top animation job.