Cannes: Deep-Pocketed U.S. Buyers Drive Deals in Revived Market
“It's a real turn-around from the past three markets, hopefully it's a good sign for the future," says one European buyer.read more
Cannes: 'Lobster' Director Says Thought of Working on Big Budget Films "Gives Me Nightmares" (Q&A)
Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos discusses his warmly received competition entry and why he’ll never make a James Bond film.read more
Cannes: Download THR's Day 8 Daily
A market wrap-up and an interview with 'The Lobster' helmer are featured in THR's final Cannes issue.read more
24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Starbucks goes digital with Spotify Starbucks teamed up with Spotify to give...
Cannes: China Edging Closer to Film Ratings System
A film classification system would make it easier for Hollywood movies to get into China as it would give insight into censorship.read more
‘Flash’ Season Finale: Barry Must Decide Whether to Save His Mom or Not
(Spoiler alert: Don’t read this if you haven’t seen “The Flash” Season 1 finale.) All season long, “The Flash” has haunted and teased Barry Allen with the death of ...
'The Voice': Team Pharrell Scores First Win
Season eight reached its surprising ending.read more
Alfonso Ribeiro to Replace Tom Bergeron as Host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
“Fresh Prince of Bel Air” alum and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Alfonso Ribeiro will replace Tom Bergeron as the host of ABC’s “America’s Funniest Home V...
Prashant Bhargava, ‘Patang’ Director, Dies at 42
Chicago-born director Prashant Bhargava died of a heart attack on May 15 in New York. He was 42 and had a history of heart trouble, according to his sister Anurima. Bhargava’s film “Patang...
Alfonso Ribeiro Named New Host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
Expect a little song and dance in between videos of groin hits, cute kids and crazy cats on “America’s Funniest Home Videos” next season. “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alum and “Dancing With t...
Apocalyptic Asteroid Drama ‘Persephone’ Reaches Kickstarter Goal in Two Weeks
Filmmakers Chris Ferrantino and Josh Posner have reached their Kickstarter goal for “Persephone (pictures at the end of the world),” a female-driven indie movie that follows a woman’...
‘Frontline’ Filmmaker Claims CIA Used ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ as Torture Program Propaganda
Proponents of the U.S. government torture program used after 9/11 quickly saw the effectiveness of Hollywood in justifying the agency’s “enhanced interrogation techniques,” a new ...
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz Romance ‘The Lobster’ Headed to Alchemy
“The Lobster,” a bizarre tale of romance and animal metamorphosis starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, is close to landing U.S. distribution from Alchemy, an individual close to the ne...
David Letterman Gets Serious: 7 Somber ‘Late Show’ Moments (Video)
While David Letterman is known for his comedic skits, hilarious monologues and Top Ten lists, there were also some serious moments on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” However, Letterm...
Cannes: ‘The Lobster’ Selling to Alchemy (EXCLUSIVE)
Alchemy is in final negotiations to acquire U.S. rights to Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Lobster,” Variety has learned. The futuristic love story stars Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz and Lea Seydoux....
David Letterman Tributes: Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert Salute Late-Night Legend
Wednesday night marks David Letterman‘s final episode as host of the “Late Show,” and while tributes are sure to pour in over the coming days and weeks, a number of late-night person...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Mountains May Depart’
The cinema’s consummate chronicler of a China evolving so rapidly that its own citizens can scarcely keep apace, Jia Zhangke strikes a melancholic chord in “Mountains May Depart.”
The David Letterman Legacy: Saying Goodbye Is the Hardest Part
There's nothing left for the modern architect of the late night landscape but the farewell.read more
Imogen Poots in Talks to Play Andy Samberg’s Love Interest in Lonely Island Comedy (Exclusive)
British actress Imogen Poots is in talks to play Andy Samberg‘s love interest in the untitled Universal comedy from the Lonely Island and Apatow Productions, an individual familiar with the proj...
Jay Z’s Tidal Unleashes New Marketing Ploy – Free Tickets to Made In America Festival
Just three days after staging an exclusive Jay Z “B-sides” concert for subscribers, Tidal has come up with a new way to work users into a frenzy — free concert tickets! Jay Z’s...

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