Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Head to WME-IMG After Dixon Management Acquisition
Major comedy players like Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel are now part of the WME-IMG family, with the acquisition of their collective rep Dixon Management by the sports and enterta...
‘Fargo’ Casts ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Alum Michael Hogan for Year 2 (Exclusive)
“Battlestar Galactica” veteran Michael Hogan is taking on an earthier role for his next project. Hogan, who played Colonel Saul Tigh on “Battlestar Galactica,” has been cast in...
Boutique Game Studio uCool Looks to Capture New Players With This Super Bowl Spot
A boutique player in gaming is looking to make a big splash with its first Super Bowl commercial, even if it is only 15 seconds long. The company, uCool, will show an ad for its first mobile game, ...
‘Fringe’s’ Anna Torv, ‘Extant’s’ Shree Crooks Join Frank Grillo in Akiva Goldsman’s ‘Stephanie’ (Exclusive)
“Fringe” star Anna Torv and “Extant’s” Shree Crooks (CBS’s Extant) are set to join Frank Grillo in director Akiva Goldsman‘s horror-thriller “Stephanie,R...
Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Jason Schwartzman Join Cast of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’
Four more big names are joining the star-studded cast of Netflix’s limited series “Wet Hot American Summer.” Chris Pine, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wigg and Jason Schwartzman have signed ...
The ShortList Film Festival Announces 2015 Dates, New Original Film Prize
TheWrap is pleased to announce that its 2015 ShortList Film Festival featuring the best in award-winning shorts from around the world will be held from August 4 – 18, 2015, and for the first time ad...
BMW Data Shows Why Brands Should Release Super Bowl Spots Early Online
BMW's ad for its i3 car has yet to air on Super Bowl Sunday, but it's already proving to be a viral hit with audiences. Since "Newfangled Idea" was posted on Monday, it has been vi...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #49: Michael Almereyda Rocks the Biopic Genre With 'Experimenter'
The official Sundance synopsis for Michael Almereyda's based-on-a-true-story drama "Experimenter" reads, "In 1961, social psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted the 'obedience expe...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #48: Stanley Nelson Showcases the Black Panther Party in New Documentary
Stanley Nelson is no stranger to Sundance: his new documentary, "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution," is his eighth to premiere at the festival. He's also earned his fair share o...
Super Bowl Director Hamish Hamilton Teases Katy Perry’s Halftime Show: ‘It’s Big, Bold, Ambitious’
While the outcome of Super Bowl XLIX is impossible to predict, Katy Perry‘s halftime show has been meticulously planned by director Hamish Hamilton since last offseason. The highest-profile mu...
'The Secret' Self-Help Book to Be Adapted for Film (Exclusive)
Raja Gosnell is on board to the direct the adaptation.read more
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #47: Ariel Kleiman Examines an Extreme World for 'Partisan'
“Partisan” follows the charismatic Gregori (Vincent Cassel), who saunters into a hospital maternity ward and charms new mother Susanna. 11 years later, she and her son Alexander live in Gregori’...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #46: Tolga Karaçelik Unpacks the Power Dynamics on a Cargo Ship in 'Ivy'
'Ivy'(filmmaker Tolga Karaçelik's second feature film) tells the story of a crew trapped on their cargo ship for 100 days -- and the power breakdowns that inevitably follow. It's one of twelve ...
NBC Has Officially Sold All of Its $4.5 Million Super Bowl Spots
It's official, and not a moment too soon: NBC has sold every single spot in the Super Bowl, although some pre-game spots are still up for grabs, according to Seth Winter, evp of ad sales for NBC...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #45: Bruce McDonald Wants 'Hellions' to Invoke Fear and Excitement
Though Bruce McDonald's marital comedy "The Husband" premiered only months ago at the Toronto International Film Festival, the prolific Canadian director is already prepared to unveil his ne...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #44: Michael Madsen Returns with the Second Installment of his 'Trilogy of Mankind'
“The Visit” sees humans’ first encounter with intelligent life from another world. Through tantalizing interviews with experts from NASA, United Nations, and the SETI (Search for Extraterrestria...
Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #43: Alexandra Shiva's 'How to Dance in Ohio' is All About Resilience
What's the perfect final exam for a course focusing on social skills? Well, the spring formal, of course! Alexandra Shiva's third documentary film (and first Sundance contender) "How to Dance in ...
This Is How You Do It: 10 Filmmaking Tips from Mark and Jay Duplass
Mark and Jay Duplass are a ubiquitous presence at this year's Sundance Film Festival. They were involved with three Sundance films, "The Bronze," "The Overnight," and "Tangeri...
Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales
Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket, now accounting for 69 percent of its advertising business, according to results it shared today. During the 2014 fourth quarter, Facebook did $3.6...
Key and Peele Have Another Timely Ode to Football Player Names, But This Time Some Are Real
Well, it was inevitable: Key & Peele has yet another skit about inventively named (and coifed!) college football players, and they've taken the opportunity of the upcoming Super Bowl to prom...

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