The Screenwriter for New Biopic of Sufi Poet and Mystic Rumi Wants to Cast...Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar-winning screenwriter David Franzoni created Gladiator, and now he’s writing the story of a man who battled within the arena of his own mind. The Muslim poet and scholar Rumi lived in 13th century Afghanistan, then the outskirts of the Persian Empire; he is still well beloved, and soon his life will be on the big…

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Manson's Lost Girls Depicts the Dangerous Charisma of America's Most Famous Cult Leader

I first saw previews of Manson’s Lost Girls during Christmas while watching another Lifetime movie starring Ashanti as an evil department store manager; laughably, the vintage effects made it look as if the scenes had been run through at least three different Instagram filters. At the same time, it was exciting. How…

The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story Was Surprisingly Un-Scandalous

I wasn’t sure what to expect from the The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story. While there were plenty of trashy plotlines throughout the series’ seven seasons —evil alter egos, cults, murder plots and stolen babies—I couldn’t recall the show actually having an offscreen villain, à la Beverly Hills, 90210’s Shannen…

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