E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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What’s Leaving Netflix: November 2018
‘Paddington,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Amelie’ and more are about to leave Netflix.
An Early Draft of the New ‘Halloween’ Script Originally Opened With Dr. Loomis’ Death
An early version of the new ‘Halloween’ script reveals how drastically it almost changed the first movie’s ending.
UPDATE: Idris Elba Is Finally, Reportedly, the Frontrunner To Play James Bond
Finally, the internet was used for good and now fan-favorite Idris Elba is rumored to be in talks as the next James Bond.
Vince Gilligan Suggests Walter White May Still Be Alive in ’Better Call Saul’ Flash-Forwards
The ‘Better Call Saul’ creators just threw a massive wrench in the show’s timeline, suggesting Walter White may be alive in the Omaha flash-forwards.
Anthony Bourdain, Chef, TV Personality and Writer, Dies at 61
The celebrated chef and host of ‘No Reservations’ and ‘Parts Unknown’ has died at age 61.
All the ‘Game of Thrones’ Easter Eggs and References You Missed in ‘Stormborn’
Sunday night’s Game of Thrones began placing all the pieces in place for the total political chaos and carnage that’s to come. In “Stormborn” – spoiler alert – Daenerys said Jon Snow’s name for the first time, which was all sorts of exciting, two Sand Snakes met a nasty end, Arya had multiple reunions, Missandei discovered the wonders of oral sex, and Sam began to cure Jorah.
Johnny Depp Apologizes for Trump Assassination Joke, Capping Off a Very Bad Week
It hasn’t been a great week for Johnny Depp. By now you’ve probably heard about his Trump assassination joke that’s garnered mounds of controversy. And while that story, and the actor’s apology, have gotten the most attention in the media, that’s not the only development in Depp news.
‘James Bond’ Star Roger Moore, Dies at 89
Acting legend and James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89.
Watch Star Wars Celebration’s Beautiful Tribute to Carrie Fisher
Star Wars Celebration kicked off in Orlando this afternoon with a giant panel to honor the upcoming 40th anniversary of the beloved franchise. As exciting as it all was, including guest appearances by everyone from George Lucas to Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford, there was still a glimmer of sadness in the air as one member of the gang was absent this year. The loss of Carrie Fisher last December left a stain of melancholy across not only the Star Wars fanbase, but all of Hollywood. To celebrate the brilliance, charisma and warmth Fisher gave us throughout her lengthy career, and the iconic status of General Leia Organa, LucasFilm paid tribute to the actress in a beautiful video.
2017 Oscar Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Leads with a Record-Tying 14 Nominations
Ah, can you smell it? The aroma of scorching hot awards season debates is already in the air! The nominees for the 2017 Oscars were announced bright and early this morning – or should we say dark and early, as the ScreenCrush team beat the sunrise for the big announcement.