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San Vicente Bungalows to Host Pop-Up of Amalfi Coast Favorite Conca Del Sogno Restaurant

The pop-up, which follows an earlier offering that featured Lo Scoglio, starts on April 14 followed by three dates that following week with special additions…

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San Vicente Bungalows to Host Pop-Up of Amalfi Coast Favorite Conca Del Sogno Restaurant

A spicy restaurant rivalry that pits two Amalfi Coast dining destinations against one another has emerged in an unlikely, far-flung location: San Vicente Bungalows. Last October, the private membership club launched a pop-up hosting Lo Scoglio as part of its “Sunday Supper” series. High-ranking members of the family business including owner and maître d’ Antonia […]

Rambling Roundup: Oscar Parties Were Full of Phonies (But Some Got Kicked Out)

Oscar Parties Are Full of Phonies (But They’re Getting Kicked Out) Winning an Academy Award opens a lot of doors, especially at Oscar-night afterparties. One of Hollywood’s sacred red carpet rules is that merely holding an Oscar can be a golden ticket to just about every swell soiree in town. But in recent years, some […]

Billie Eilish’s Long-Lost Choir Teacher Speaks Out (Exclusive)

Billie Eilish’s Oscar Speech Shout-Out Speaks Up Before the Oscar ceremony, an announcer begged nominees not to waste airtime by name-checking their agents and publicists in their speeches — but nobody said anything about thanking old choir teachers. “Ms. Brigham, thanks for believing in me,” Billie Eilish gushed while accepting the trophy for best original […]

Rambling Roundup: Has the Bromance Between Ari Emanuel and Joel Silver Gone Bust?

Ari and Joel: Bromance on the Rocks? One of Hollywood’s most enduring — and mystifying — high-powered friendships may have finally blown up, at least for the moment. Sources tell Rambling Reporter that Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel and longtime pal Joel Silver are no longer speaking after the famously hotheaded Lethal Weapon producer allegedly became […]

‘Captain Phillips’ Made Barkhad Abdi an Actor and Oscar Nominee, Now He Wants to Be a Director

One day, Barkhad Abdi was driving taxicabs in Minneapolis and the next, he was on movie sets in Malta and Morocco, making his acting debut opposite Oscar winner Tom Hanks in the high-octane hostage picture Captain Phillips for filmmaker Paul Greengrass. A few days after cameras started rolling, Abdi dialed up Francine Maisler, the casting […]

Netflix’s Steamy ‘Supersex’ Teaser Causes a Stir on Instagram — and Briefly Disappears

A steamy teaser for Netflix’s Supersex hit Instagram today with a cheeky one-word caption, “morning!” The clip — posted to promote the seven-episode Italian series inspired by the real life of porn icon Rocco Siffredi — features actor Alessandro Borghi as Siffredi, surrounded by a harem of at least four women. The shirtless Borghi is focused […]

Oscars: Complete Guide to Red Carpet Events, Parties (Updating)

Get ready to roll out miles and miles of red carpet — it’s time to party this week in Los Angeles in celebration of the 96th annual Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter has gathered intel on all the starry happenings around town below. Monday, March 4 South Asians at the OscarsParamount Pictures, 5515 Melrose Ave., […]

Rambling Roundup: Planet Hollywood Loses Its Shirt — (Almost) Everything Must Go!

Planet Hollywood Auction: (Almost) Everything Must Go! You can’t put a price on memories, except, of course, when you can. And in March, we’ll all get a crack at buying some of the most unforgettable props in movie history at two huge, dueling movie memorabilia auctions in Los Angeles. The biggest, from March 20 to 24, […]

Contemporary Artist Takes Aim at Wellness Culture for L.A. Exhibition: “Art Can Be a Shift in Perception”

Wellness, self-help and “woo woo” culture are the backbone of Nora Turato’s new exhibition so, naturally, it brings the contemporary artist to Los Angeles for her first West Coast outing. Hosted by Wilshire Boulevard gallery Sprüth Magers, it’s not true!!! stop lying! runs from Feb. 28-April 27, and finds Turato playing with words and phrases […]

Rambling Roundup: Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday

Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday With accidents on the set, complaints about animal abuse and now reports that the production went wildly over budget, sources tell Rambling Reporter that Ridley Scott’s long-anticipated Gladiator sequel is leaving Paramount execs feeling a bit like Joaquin Phoenix’s Emperor Commodus — “terribly vexed.” Initially budgeted at $165 million, sources […]

Rambling Reporter: James Woods’ Nuclear Secrets and Madeo’s $8 Sip Surcharge

James Woods’ Nuclear Secrets By Christopher Nolan’s standards, Oppenheimer couldn’t be a more straightforward narrative. Scientist builds bomb. Bomb ends war. Government betrays scientist. But there is one part of the movie that has some viewers scratching their heads, and it’s right there in the opening credits: What the heck is James Woods’ name doing […]

Christian Bale to Shave Head to Play Frankenstein in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Warner Bros. Film

Christian Bale will soon headed back to work…with a lot less hair. During an interview on Thursday in Palmdale, Calif. — where the Oscar winner led a groundbreaking for a 16-year passion project that will be a village of homes where foster siblings can live under one roof — The Hollywood Reporter asked Bale what’s next […]

Rambling Reporter: Why Halle Berry’s Netflix Film ‘The Mothership’ Got Axed

Halle Berry Goes Down With The Mothership It didn’t set off nearly the online uproar as did Warner Bros.’ decision to dynamite its $70 million Coyote vs. Acme action-animation hybrid, but another high-profile movie was recently, much more quietly, dumped. Netflix has grounded The Mothership, a Halle Berry sci-fi thriller directed by Oscar-nominated Bridge of […]

Mystery Solved: Sydney Sweeney Was Telling the Truth About Being Employed at Universal Studios

The Internet demands to know: did Sydney Sweeney fabricate parts of her inspiring backstory? Let’s rewind. In November, the 26-year-old actress and budding producer graced the cover of Women’s Health to promote a starring role opposite Glen Powell in the romantic comedy Anyone But You. Writer Lindsay Geller recapped Sweeney’s humble beginnings as a teenager […]

Shannen Doherty Blasts Alyssa Milano Again Over ‘Charmed’ Ordeal: “There Is No Revisionist History”

The saga of what really happened on the set of Charmed has another new chapter. Buckle up, it’s a lot of back and forth. Shannen Doherty, Rose McGowan and Holly Marie Combs sat side by side on the main stage at MegaCon Orlando on Sunday. As the panel came to a close, Doherty pulled out a cellphone […]

Grammys: Killer Mike Arrested, Taylor Swift Comforts Ice Spice and 12 Things the Cameras Missed

The Grammy Awards made history on Sunday night as women dominated the big categories in a clean sweep, with Taylor Swift winning album of the year, Billie Eilish for song of the year, Miley Cyrus for record of the year and Victoria Monét for best new artist. By now, you may have read all those […]