Movieline is back? Sort of.
The glossy Hollywood magazine is apparently being re-made into an online portal, “covering all things Hollywood” (in the words of an announcement. This explains why my buddy Stu VanAirsdale didn’t seem all that upset when I sent him a condolence after hearing about the demise of Defamer on Oscar day. He and Defamer colleagues Seth Abramovitch and Kyle Buchanan have been tapped as staff writers for the new venture, Movieline.com.
“Defamer combined the wit of The Onion, the breaking industry news of Variety, and the watercooler chatter of Page Six,” teased CEO Jay Penske, in a statement today. “It changed the way Hollywood works, and MOVIELINE.COM will take that one step further.”
We’ll be watching…