Tim Robinson Scores New Comedy Pilot, The Chair Company, From HBO, Adam McKay Producing

HBO has ordered a half-hour pilot of Tim Robinson’s new comedy series, The Chair Company. Per Deadline, HBO has greenlit a half-hour pilot of The Chair Company, a new comedy series co-written by Robinson and Zach Kanin. The Chair Company is executive produced by Adam McKay (The Big Short, Don’t Look Up) and Todd Schulman … Read more

Shout! Studios secure exclusive rights to Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, and other Jim Henson Company fantasy classics

Shout! Studios holds the exclusive rights to Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, and other films in the timeless Jim Henson Company library. While Best Buy is busy committing a cardinal sin by removing Blu-rays and DVDs from its brick-and-mortar stores, Shout! Studios are securing exclusive rights to Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, and other Jim Henson Company library titles. … Read more

Celebrate JoBlo’s 25th Anniversary & win an exclusive company Bobblehead

We’re giving away 10 official JoBlo Bobbleheads to some of our long-time readers as a thank you for reading over the years. JoBlo.com is one of the last genuinely independent movie websites, and one of the things we pride ourselves on is how many regular visitors we have that visit the site every day. Many … Read more

Suzanne Somers, Three’s Company icon, dies at 76

Suzanne Somers, who had prominent roles on Three’s Company and Step by Step, in addition to popularizing the Thighmaster, has died. Suzanne Somers, who perfected the bimbo blonde and helped turn a fitness fad into a surefire phenomenon, has died after a battle with cancer. Somers was 76. A statement issued by Suzanne Somers’ publicity … Read more

Dune Visual Effects Company Makes Employees Take Pay Cut or Join Loan Scheme

Dune visual effects (VFX) firm DNEG is making its employees take a pay cut or join a loan scheme. According to an exclusive report by Deadline, DNEG has asked over 10,000 of its employees to take a pay cut of 20-25 percent for seven months depending on their salary. If they’re unable to afford the … Read more

Company Paid Critics For Rotten Tomatoes Reviews

If you use Rotten Tomatoes to decide whether to see a movie —and especially if you use it primarily by glancing at films’ ratings without digging deeper into what the individual reviews that make up that rating say — there is a new article out that you definitely should read. Called “The Decomposition of Rotten Tomatoes,” it … Read more

PR Company Accused of Paying Critics for Fresh Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Movie public relations company Bunker 15 has been accused of paying off critics for fresh Rotten Tomatoes scores. A recent article by Vulture, titled The Decomposition of Rotten Tomatoes, claims that Bunker 15 deliberately manipulated the Rotten Tomatoes score for Ophelia, a 2018 Hamlet retelling starring Daisy Ridley. According to Vulture’s report, Ophelia received a … Read more