Top Hollywood news: December 2, 2017

Top Hollywood news: December 2, 2017

Check out the latest and greatest in today's Hollywood news.

While Margot Robbie has revealed that she is working on a Harley Quinn movie that is separate from all the earlier announced movies involving Quinn, Christopher Nolan has said that he was lucky with his The Dark Knight trilogy in that he got ample time to develop his concept of Batman. Meanwhile, Quentin Tarantino's much-awaited Manson movie has got a release date, and more in today's Hollywood news.

Margot Robbie is developing a separate Harley Quinn movie: Margot Robbie, who wowed the audiences with her turn as the charmingly deranged Harley Quinn in an otherwise critically panned Suicide Squad, says in an interview that she is working on a new Harley Quinn movie that appears to be unrelated to other movies in DC Extended Universe that are already announced like Gotham City Sirens and a film based on The Joker.

Christopher Nolan explains the luxury he got with The Dark Knight trilogy: According to Nolan, the filmmakers currently making superhero movies for Marvel, DC, Fox or Sony have a lot of pressure in terms of release schedules and this makes the films rushed, while he got all the time he wanted from the studio, Warner Bros Pictures.

Quentin Tarantino’s Manson movie gets 2019 release date: The Pulp Fiction director Quentin Tarantino's latest will hit theaters on August 9, 2019. That date also marks the 50th anniversary of the murders of Sharon Tate and her friends by the followers of Manson. Manson was the cult leader who instructed the killings and died on November 17 while serving a life sentence. Sony is distributing Tarantino’s next picture, which beat out several bidders, including Warner Bros and Paramount, for rights to the film.

Geoffrey Rush resigns as AACTA president amid allegations: Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has resigned as the president of Australia’s screen industry academy after recent allegations of “inappropriate behaviour” against him. The 66-year-old announced he was stepping down as the president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) ahead of the academy’s annual awards on Wednesday, saying it was ‘effective immediately’ and until these issues were ‘resolved.’ Rush had denied any inappropriate behaviour at the Sydney Theatre Company.

Selena Gomez pays emotional tribute to Francia Raisa for life-saving transplant: Selena Gomez feels that her Billboard's Woman of the Year award should go to her best friend and kidney donor, Francia Raisa. While accepting the award, she struggled to hold back her emotions as she paid tribute to Raisa in her opening remarks.