E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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Here’s the Official Cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX,’ Including Mark Hamill and, Yes, Carr…
Mark Hamill will officially be back for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX,’ which will also include unseen footage of Carrie Fisher’s Leia.
‘Deadpool 2’ Star Zazie Beetz Is in Talks to Join Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Movie
The ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Deadpool 2’ star is in talks to join the Joker origin story.
Anthony Bourdain, Chef, TV Personality and Writer, Dies at 61
The celebrated chef and host of ‘No Reservations’ and ‘Parts Unknown’ has died at age 61.
In the Craziest Moment in Oscars History, ‘Moonlight’ Won Best Picture After ‘La La Land’ …
In what is no doubt the most insane moment in Oscars history, Moonlight won Best Picture only after it was wrongly announced that La La Land was the winner.
‘Star Wars’ Names Jimmy Vee as the New R2-D2
It’s been a big week for Star Wars droid news. Yesterday we learned the Star Wars universe might get its first female droid in the Han Solo spinoff, a character who might be voiced by Phoebe Waller-Bridge of Fleabag. And today the new R2-D2 has been announced.
2017 Oscar Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Leads with a Record-Tying 14 Nominations
Ah, can you smell it? The aroma of scorching hot awards season debates is already in the air! The nominees for the 2017 Oscars were announced bright and early this morning – or should we say dark and early, as the ScreenCrush team beat the sunrise for the big announcement.
Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83
Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.
Tom Hanks Lands a Plane in the Hudson River in First ‘Sully’ Trailer
If you’re looking to cast an actor as a humble, honorable American hero in your movie, Tom Hanks is your man. He’s the kind of good guy the whole family can get behind, and who will make your dad tear up at the movies. And now he’s playing that role again, this time in pilot…
Who’s Stacey Dash and Why Was She at the Oscars?
The weirdest Oscars moment yet came courtesy of Stacey Dash, leaving a lot of people feeling pretty, uh, clueless.
Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor Oscar For ‘The Revenant’
IT FINALLY HAPPENED. Leonardo DiCaprio has won his very first Academy Award. Whether you were rooting for or against ‘The Revenant’, whether you think he deserved the award for his grunting and groaning as Hugh Glass or just wanted him to win a damn Oscar already, it doesn’t mat…
Johnny Depp Plays Donald Trump In Bizarre Funny or Die Fake Biopic
Weren’t pleased with Johnny Depp’s Boston gangster? Underwhelmed by his continual attempts to charm you with makeup-clad characters? Too bad, because Depp’s latest role takes character acting to the next level, finding him playing the ultimate character: Donald Trump.
2016 SXSW Film Lineup Includes New Ethan Hawke, Adam Scott, Keegan-Michael Key Movies
Wipe your slates clean from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and get ready for the next big one of the year: the South By Southwest Film Festival. The fest previously announced Richard Linklater’s latest ‘Everybody Wants Some’ as the opening night film, plus the premieres of Judd…