Netflix Sued by Osho International Over ‘Wild Wild Country’

Netflix Sued By Osho International Over ‘Wild Wild Country’ EXCLUSIVE Netflix is being sued by the company that carries the torch for Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh — aka Osho — who was featured in the hit documentary, “Wild Wild Country.” Osho International Foundation claims in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, the documentary stole “substantial portion”…

Ariana Grande Sued Over ‘God Is a Woman’ Music Video

Ariana Grande Sued ‘God Is a Woman’ Jacked My Candle Art … Artist Waxes On EXCLUSIVE The sight of Ariana Grande dancing in a candle for her “God Is a Woman” music video was too much for one artist to stand … because he says she stole the idea from his painting. Vladimir Kush is…

Deion Branch Says Julian Edelman IS A Hall Of Famer

Deion Branch Julian Edelman IS A Hall Of Famer EXCLUSIVE If Deion Branch had a Hall of Fame vote … he says Julian Edelman WOULD get in — telling TMZ Sports the Patriots star IS a legit HOFer. Of course, Deion is biased — he played for the Pats for 7 years and was a…

Gabriela Cowperthwaite Teaming Up with Dakota Johnson for “The Friend”

Gabriela Cowperthwaite is following up Kate Mara-starrer “Megan Leavey” with another feature inspired by a true story. She’s teaming up with “Suspiria” actress Dakota Johnson on “The Friend,” a drama based on an Esquire article of the same name. The Playlist reports that the pic is being shopped at The European Film Market. “The Friend” centers…

Jussie Smollett’s Family Calls Attack ‘Domestic Terrorism’

Jussie Smollett’s Family Attack Was Racist, Homophobic And ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Jussie Smollett‘s family is squarely addressing people who may doubt his story about being viciously attacked, and in the process they seem to be placing some of the blame on President Trump. Jussie’s family just gave TMZ a statement, saying the actor’s story has never…

Trailer Watch: Diane Joins the Resistance in “The Good Fight” Season 3

Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) has always been a devout liberal feminist, so things have been difficult for her since Trump’s election. Happily it looks like she’s reclaiming her power in “The Good Fight” this season. A trailer for “The Good Wife” spinoff’s third outing has dropped, and so has Diane’s tolerance for bullshit. The spot suggests…

Desiigner Ordered to Fork Over Nearly $136k in Defamation Case

Desiigner Ordered to Pay $136k in Defamation Case EXCLUSIVE Desiigner‘s gotta pay up for blasting a girl online by claiming she’s a scam artist … and he didn’t even fight it. According to new legal docs … the rapper’s been ordered to fork over $135,777.11 to Jessica Brown for damages after she sued him for…

TMZ Live Jussie Smollett New Evidence In Racist Attack

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Women Directing 40 Percent of Upcoming Disney Films, CEO Announces

Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger made an exciting announcement via Twitter while addressing the 4% Challenge, the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and Time’s Up campaign pushing for producers, actors, studios, and more to announce a woman-directed project in the next 18 months. He revealed that 40 percent of Disney’s upcoming film slate will be helmed by…

“Westworld’s” Lisa Joy to Make Feature Directorial Debut with Sci-Fi “Reminiscence”

“Westworld” co-creator Lisa Joy is taking on another sci-fi story for her feature directorial debut. She’ll helm “Reminiscence,” a co-production between Kilter Films, Michael De Luca Productions, and FilmNation Entertainment. Deadline reports that Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson are finalizing deals to star in the pic, which will be shopped to major studios at the European Film…

Cops Confirm Jussie Smollett Had Rope Around Neck in Lobby

Jussie Smollett Rope Around Neck in Surveillance Vid … Cops Confirm EXCLUSIVE 9:45 AM PT — Police confirm to TMZ they have video of Jussie with rope draped around his neck as he walks through the lobby of his building. That video was captured by a building surveillance camera.  A woman who lives in Jussie…

Berlinale Will Sign the Gender Parity Pledge

The 2019 Berlin International Film Festival won’t kick off until next Thursday, February 7, but it’s already made history. Screen Daily confirms fest artistic director Dieter Kosslick will sign the Gender Parity Pledge at a February 9 event hosted by Women in Film and Television Germany (WIFT) and Dortmund Cologne International Women’s Film Festival. WIFT and 5050×2020, an…

Elizabeth Banks Set to Direct and Produce “The Grace Year” for Universal

In news that suggests Elizabeth Banks may be the owner of a time-turner, the prolific multi-hyphenate has added yet another project to her slate. She’s signed on to direct and produce “The Grace Year” for Universal, Deadline confirms. Based on Kim Liggett’s soon-to-be published novel of the same name, the story “examines the complex and sometimes twisted…

Kathy Ireland Joins NFL Players Association, Lobbying for CBD

Kathy Ireland Joins NFL Players Association … Lobbying for CBD EXCLUSIVE Will Kathy Ireland be the one who finally convinces the NFL to green light CBD??? She hopes so … and now she’s in a real position to make it happen.  The former supermodel-turned-business mogul has joined the board of NFL Players Inc. — a…