Cameron Diaz un-retires to co-star with Jamie Foxx in Netflix film

Actress Cameron Diaz (Charlie’s Angels, The Holiday, Bad Teacher, Knight & Day) will come out of retirement to star alongside Jamie Foxx (Spider-Man: No Way Home, Day Shift, Project Power, Just Mercy) in a new action-comedy directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses). Foxx called Diaz, who was nervous about coming back to work, and surprised … Continue reading “Cameron Diaz un-retires to co-star with Jamie Foxx in Netflix film”

Michael J. Fox, Diane Warren to get honorary Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that its Board of Governors voted to present Honorary Oscars to Euzhan Palcy, Diane Warren and Peter Weir, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Michael J. Fox.  The four Oscar statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 13th Governors Awards on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Los Angeles. “The Academy’s … Continue reading “Michael J. Fox, Diane Warren to get honorary Oscars”

Jennifer Fox returns to produce Governors Awards for Academy

Oscar-nominated producer Jennifer Fox will return to produce the 12th Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President David Rubin announced today. Honorary Awards will be presented to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Danny Glover on Saturday, January 15, 2022, … Continue reading “Jennifer Fox returns to produce Governors Awards for Academy”

4 dramas, new Yaya DaCosta series on Fox Fall sked

Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment, unveiled the primetime slate for the 2021-2022 television season to the national advertising community during its virtual Upfront Presentation. Fox, television’s #1 network for the second year in a row, is adding four new dramas, two new comedies, four new unscripted series and one new animated comedy to its lineup, … Continue reading “4 dramas, new Yaya DaCosta series on Fox Fall sked”

DJ Khaled, Megan Fox face-off in epic LG gaming battle

LG Electronics USA announces the launch of Only on OLED, a campaign that will bring exclusive events and moments in gaming, sports and movies best enjoyed on LG’s critically-acclaimed LG OLED TVs.  Only on OLED will feature unparalleled access to a live celebrity gaming face-off series, docu-style short films featuring professional star athletes and exclusive sneak peeks at never-before-seen … Continue reading “DJ Khaled, Megan Fox face-off in epic LG gaming battle”

WBA, FOX and Elizabeth Banks bring Bedrock to TV

FOX Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and multi-hyphenate Elizabeth Banks have joined forces to develop Bedrock, a primetime animated adult comedy series continuing the story of everyone’s favorite modern Stone Age family, the Flintstones. The Bedrock pilot script will be written by Lindsay Kerns (Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, DC Super Hero Girls, Trolls: The Beat Goes … Continue reading “WBA, FOX and Elizabeth Banks bring Bedrock to TV”

Senator Hawley squirms as Fox News host grills him

Senator Josh Hawley was visibly uncomfortable as Fox News hosts grilled him on his attempt to defend his efforts to reject the outcome of the 2020 presidential election Monday night. Anchor Bret Baier was relentless as he continued to interject facts into the conversation. “I just want to pin you down on what you’re trying … Continue reading “Senator Hawley squirms as Fox News host grills him”

Fox News instructs staff not to say, “President-Elect”

With Maricopa County, Arizona reporting more vote tabulations, CNN has obtained two memos from President Trump’s favorite source Fox News instructing its anchors not to refer to former Vice President Joe Biden as “President-elect” if the network calls him the winner. Speaking to Jake Tapper, David Stelter reported the memos say Fox should “stay away” … Continue reading “Fox News instructs staff not to say, “President-Elect””

Jamie Foxx stars in new campaign for BetMGM

Academy and GRAMMY Award winner, Jamie Foxx, who has been teasing audiences that he may reprise his role of Spider-man villain Electro in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-man 3, now stars in a new BetMGM campaign. The multitalented sensation, who has conquered the worlds of comedy, film, and music, is now also the face … Continue reading “Jamie Foxx stars in new campaign for BetMGM”

Elton John hosts COVID-19 benefit concert on FOX

Even with the devastating effects the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has had on the American people and its economy, that is not stopping a number of brave souls from medical professionals and first responders to truck drivers and grocery clerks from doing what they do. Sir Elton John, wants to show his appreciation for these dedicated … Continue reading “Elton John hosts COVID-19 benefit concert on FOX”

Danielle Truitt, Actress ‘Deputy’ on Fox

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. She was the first … Continue reading “Danielle Truitt, Actress ‘Deputy’ on Fox”

Huckabee Sanders joins Fox News as commentator

This was an easy prediction. Fox News, part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire, announced today that former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will become a contributor. Sanders, who held the position for nearly two years, will make her debut on Fox & Friends during its next live audience show on Sept. 6. … Continue reading “Huckabee Sanders joins Fox News as commentator”

Fox morning hosts applaud Trump’s racist tweets

News agencies and the media ignited as President Donald Trump, with his racist tweets, continued to turn the White House, into just that – The WHITE House. That is, all but Fox News. They laughed as the president essentially told a black congresswoman to return to Africa. This weekend, the president let loose a “tweetstorm” … Continue reading “Fox morning hosts applaud Trump’s racist tweets”

‘The Tale’s’ writer/director Jennifer Fox

Documentary Filmmaker talks to Reel Chicago before her twice Emmy-nominated film The Tale plays tomorrow at Gene Siskel Film Center This Saturday, acclaimed writer/director Jennifer Fox’s haunting and fascinating 2018 film based on her real-life experiences, The Tale, will play at a P.A.X.A (Parents Against Child Sex Abuse) event at the Gene Siskel Film Center. … Continue reading “‘The Tale’s’ writer/director Jennifer Fox”

Harrelson & Foxx lead ‘All in the Family/Jeffersons’ reboot

I’ve often said that with all of the political correctness out there that you could never get away with half of the things Archie Bunker said or George Jefferson calling white people, “honky” almost ten times an episode. What 96-year-old Norman Lear was able to do with All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Sanford … Continue reading “Harrelson & Foxx lead ‘All in the Family/Jeffersons’ reboot”

Colbert, Roker, Foxworthy join Smokey Bear campaign

The iconic bear’s message is now amplified through the voices of Stephen Colbert, Al Roker and Jeff Foxworthy In honor of Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday – August 9, 2019 – the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council have teamed up with agency FCB New York to celebrate the … Continue reading “Colbert, Roker, Foxworthy join Smokey Bear campaign”

Fox releases first trailer for Shane Black’s “The Predator”

Well, look who’s back. 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for Shane Black’s (Iron Man 3, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang The Nice Guys) reinvention of The Predator on Thursday, unleashing an upgraded version of the alien species that once tussled with Arnold Schwarzenegger. The short teaser gives a glimpse into the film’s plot, … Continue reading “Fox releases first trailer for Shane Black’s “The Predator””

Meet the producers behind Fox’s “Bite Size Horror”

On Monday, Reel Chicago awarded a special edition “Ad of the Week” to an out-of-state agency for the first time in the colum’s history. We felt the impact that Fox’s in-house digital agency, All City, created for Mars candies redefined branded entertainment by making really good entertainment. Titled, Bite Size Horror, these are a series … Continue reading “Meet the producers behind Fox’s “Bite Size Horror””