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Chinese Romance ‘But Always’ Set to Woo North American Audiences
Release is simultaneous with mainland China and Hong Kong outings
‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Scores With Outrageous Twitter Reactions
Ratings for Syfy's “Sharknado 2: The Second One” haven't come in, but the movie is already a hit in one sphere. It quickly shot to number one on Twitter trending, with everyone get...
Justin Bieber Mocks Orlando Bloom With Weepy Photo: Hollywood Twitter Takes the Bait
Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom‘s ridiculous feud continued Wednesday, providing comedic fodder across Hollywood social media. The pop star fired the most recent shot when he shared a caption-le...
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SAG-AFTRA Funds Held in Trust Jump 16% to $153 Million
SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust have jumped by 16% to $153 million since last year, according to the union’s latest filing with the federal government. Those funds have been at the center of a...
Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray Talk Taking a Comic Book Store Stand-Up Show to Comedy Central
Long before Comedy Central's “The Meltdown With Jonah and Kumail” premiered last week, the eponymous stand-up comedy show was a hip Wednesday night destination in Los Angeles, taking p...
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We'll Buy Nearly Anything From a Woman in a Red Dress
Marketers like to talk about stuff that’s “disruptive.” And when it comes to advertising—actually, when it comes to pop culture in general—few things are quite as disrup...
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This Shop Turns Sunday Circulars Into Hyperlocal Mobile Ads
Specs Who (From left) Xavier Facon, chief technical officer and founder; Tom Jones, chief revenue officer; Stacey Hafers, chief financial officer; and Jason Young, chief executive officer What Mobi...
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‘Heaven is for Real’ Surpasses Group of New Releases to Top Home Video Sales Chart
In a robust week for fresh product, five of the seven top home entertainment sellers the week ending July 27 were new releases. The Sony Pictures drama “Heaven is for Real,” about the changes in a...
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Sony Housecleaning Continues as Ad Exec Tommy Gargotta Steps Down
Tommy Gargotta is stepping aside as president of Sony Pictures Worldwide Creative Advertising — the latest in a long line of departures as studio toppers continue a major housecleaning. An infor...
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Jude Law Hits Dance Floor for Jake Scott, Johnnie Walker
Jude Law doesn’t show any sign of missing a step despite all the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scottish whisky he drinks in Jake Scott’s new short film, “The Gentleman’s Wager,R...
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Jessica Barrymore, Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister, Dies at 47
Jessica, whose father was actor John Drew Barrymore, was found dead in her parked vehicle; Drew wishes her "as much peace as possible."read more
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Robert Halmi Sr., Legendary TV Producer, Dies at 90
Often working with his son, the television impresario founded RHI Entertainment and spearheaded big-budget, star-laden telefilms based on great literary works and history.read more
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'Sharknado 2' Memes Take the Internet by Storm (Photos)
George Costanza and Betty White take on the SyFy sequel.read more
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TCA: What Resonated and What Didn’t
The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As seve...
Robert Halmi Sr.: A Gulliver Among TV Movie Producers
Robert Halmi Sr. – who has died at the age of 90 – would never tell you how he financed his larger-than-life TV projects. Coyly, he would reference international sales, even though others ...
Wipeout? ‘Teen Choice’ Awards Could Be on the Move After Massive LA Water Main Break
UCLA's Pauley Pavilion is no longer full of water, but it's full of damage — and just 11 days before Fox's “Teen Choice 2014” awards are set to take place in the arena. T...
Penelope Cruz Clarifies Stance on Middle East Conflict
After signing her name to an open letter condemning the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza as “genocide,” Penelope Cruz has walked back her stance on the complicated Middle East crisis. “I d...
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Robert Drew, Documentary Pioneer, Dies at 90
The "Primary" director was influential in the cinema verite style of filmmaking.read more
Emmy Nominated Director's Strange Trip: From Sir-Mix-a-Lot's ‘Baby Got Back’ to ‘Fargo’
Director Adam Bernstein landed an Emmy nomination for the first episode of FX's “Fargo,” one of two he directed in Noah Hawley‘s miniseries inspired by the Coen brothers movie. I...
‘Glee’ Star Harry Shum Jr. Joins ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Sequel
“Glee” star Harry Shum, Jr. has joined Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh in the sequel to Ang Lee‘s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” an individual with knowledge of the produ...

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