• Edgar Wright Requests Venice Audiences Not to Reveal ‘Last Night in Soho’ Spoilers September 4, 2021
    “Last Night in Soho” filmmaker Edgar Wright has requested audiences at the Venice Film Festival not to give away the plot of his latest film ahead of its Oct. 29 release. The movie has its world premiere out of competition at the festival on Saturday. Ahead of the film’s first press screening, Wright posted a […]
    Naman Ramachandran
  • Young Stars Play Real Estate Game With Big Gains August 12, 2021
    To say Emma Chamberlain has been busy over the past year would be a grandiose understatement. Despite the pandemic, the famously irreverent YouTuber still managed to produce dozens of videos and ink campaign deals with the likes of Levi’s and Louis Vuitton. She also bought a striking West Hollywood mansion that’s already been sold off […]
    James McClain
  • Amazon and Netflix Lead Producers Guild Nominations, All-Black ‘Judas’ Team Makes History March 8, 2021
    The Producers Guild of America announced its nominations for the motion picture and television categories for the 32nd PGA Awards. The streamers ruled the film category with Amazon Studios and Netflix landing three noms each in the field of 10 nominees. Among Amazon’s films were the dramas “One Night in Miami” from Regina King and […]
    Clayton Davis
  • ‘Nomadland’ Takes Top Prizes at Toronto Critics’ Awards, Riz Ahmed Wins Best Actor February 8, 2021
    “Nomadland” won best picture, best director for Chloé Zhao and best actress for Frances McDormand at the 24th annual Toronto Film Critics’ Awards (TFCA), while Riz Ahmed won best actor for “Sound of Metal.” The awards were voted on by TFCA members at a virtual meeting on Sunday. They will be presented along with the […]
    Naman Ramachandran
  • Jackie Chan Apartments Are Seized and to Be Auctioned September 3, 2020
    Two apartments in Beijing that are home to movie star Jackie Chan are being forcibly put up for auction. The reason appears to be an ownership dispute. The adjacent apartments in a residential compound in the capital city’s Dongzhimen district are where Chan and his family have lived since 2007. According to mainland Chinese media […]
    Patrick Frater
  • Beverly Hills Realtor Accused of Stealing From Usher, Adam Lambert August 23, 2019
    A Beverly Hills real estate agent has been arrested on charges of stealing from the homes of celebrities, including Usher, Adam Lambert and “Real Housewives” star Dorit Kemsley. Jason Emil Yaselli, 32, is accused of encouraging an accomplice, Benjamin Ackerman, to enter homes during open houses in order to steal from them. Ackerman allegedly sold […]
  • Variety’s Real Estate Section ‘Dirt’ Expands to Stand-Alone Site August 19, 2019
    Variety‘s Dirt, the publication’s coverage of breaking real estate news, is expanding to its own stand-alone site Dirt.com, Variety and the Penske Media Corporation announced Monday. The site is joining a large number of PMC media brands that includes Variety, Rolling Stone, Robb Report and Deadline.com. Dirt will still maintain its partnership with Variety, […]
    Nate Nickolai
  • Donald De Line Lists Hancock Park Mansion July 30, 2019
    Veteran industry executive and film producer Donald De Line has hung a $10.5 million price tag on his soigné French Regency-inspired villa in a prime pocket of L.A.’s prestigious Hancock Park neighborhood. “The Italian Job” producer, who’s working on the long anticipated, Margot Robbie-starring feature “Marian,” based on the Robin Hood folk tales, acquired t […]
    Pat Saperstein
  • Blake Griffin Nets Brand-New House in Studio City  July 30, 2019
    Though NBA star Blake Griffin was traded to the Detroit Pistons on a three-year contract worth more than $100 million, it appears he plans to keep a solid real estate foothold in Southern California. Earlier this year, the power forward dropped $4 million on a newly constructed mansion in affluent Manhattan Beach. And a plugged-in […]
    Pat Saperstein
  • Showbiz Pedigreed Toluca Lake Home Lands Buyer July 30, 2019
    UPDATE: A showbiz-pedigreed property in L.A.’s celeb-studded Toluca Lake community, once home to Walt Disney’s late nephew Roy E. Disney and now owned by the former Disney executive’s surviving wife, came up for sale about two months ago at almost $5 million. Listed with Jennifer Hughes at Bulldog Realtors, the lakefront property is now in […]
    Pat Saperstein