Former Soviet chess master sues Netflix over ‘sexist’ line in ‘Queen’s Gambit’

A former Soviet chess master is suing Netflix over a line in last year’s popular series “The Queen’s Gambit,” in which fictional characters claimed that this real-life female chess master “never faced men.” The $5 million defamation lawsuit was filed in the Central District of California on Thursday by Nona Gaprindashvili, chess master from Georgia … Read more

Chris Rock, Jimmy Fallon, David Spade, Colin Quinn remember Norm Macdonald

Four “Saturday Night Live” legends got together Wednesday night to remember a fifth, Page Six has learned. Chris Rock, Jimmy Fallon, David Spade and Colin Quinn had an impromptu dinner at Lure in Soho after learning of the untimely death of Norm Macdonald, and were overheard sharing stories about the legendary “Weekend Update” host. Macdonald … Read more

‘Copshop,’ with Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo

‘Copshop,’ with Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo

Gerard Butler in Copshop.Picture: Open Street Movies It’s not straightforward to drag off a satisfying shoot-’em-up at the present time. The subgenre grew to become considerably drained way back, which implies that present efforts both attempt too onerous to reinvent previous tropes or really feel dispiritingly acquainted. (For each John Wick, it appears we get … Read more

‘Flee’ Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen Discusses His Animated Doc in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’

‘Flee’ Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen Discusses His Animated Doc in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’

Filmmaker and documentarian Jonas Poher Rasmussen, director of the the upcoming animated documentary Flee, is a guest on a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Behind the Screen. Rasmussen met his friend Amin — the subject of his powerful documentary — during the ‘90s, while they were students in Denmark. Amin — which is a … Read more

Emmys: Michael K. Williams’ Nephew Will Accept if ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Wins (Exclusive)

Emmys: Michael K. Williams’ Nephew Will Accept if ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Wins (Exclusive)

Michael K. Williams, the revered character actor who was found dead on Sept. 6, might well win an Emmy on Sunday night — he is nominated for best supporting actor in a drama series for his work on HBO’s Lovecraft Country, and was widely regarded as the frontrunner even before his untimely death. The Hollywood … Read more

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