Amazon Media Chief Bill Carr Resigns
Bill Carr, Amazon.com’s head of digital music and video, is leaving the e-commerce company after 15 years. Carr, 47, will depart Amazon at the end of the year, according to a report by the Wal...
How Big Data Helped ABC Redesign the Second Screen Experience
When ABC became the first network to launch an app on Apple’s iPad, it had to essentially guess how viewers wanted to interact with its shows on mobile devices. Four years later, Big Data has pr...
Universal Taps ‘Annabelle’ Writer for Sci-Fi ‘Crime of the Century’ (EXCLUSIVE)
“Annabelle” screenwriter Gary Dauberman has come on board sci-fi pic “Crime of the Century” for Universal Pictures. The project has been in development since 2011, when it opti...
'Walking Dead' Adds 'Go On' Alum in New Mystery Role
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Asa Butterfield Eyed to Star in Tim Burton's ‘Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children’ (Exclusive)
After starring in three movie adaptations of acclaimed novels, Asa Butterfield is poised for a fourth, as he's being eyed to star in Tim Burton‘s adaptation of Ransom Riggs’ bestsellin...
Comcast-TW Cable Merger Narrative Takes Surprising Turn
Where’s Claude Rains when you need him? Comcast’s pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run ...
LeBron James Says Saying No to Mom was the Worst Part of ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ at Starz Premiere
The cast and producers of Starz’s new half-hour comedy “Survivor’s Remorse” took to the red carpet Tuesday evening at the Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills to premiere the first two episodes o...
Watch: William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg Discuss Drag in Exclusive 'Burroughs' Clip
Early next month, the New York Film Festival will host a special screening featuring a newly completed digital restoration of Howard Brookner's third and final documentary, "Burroughs: The Movie....
12 Things I Learned at Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School
In late August in a nondescript hotel banquet room in a nondescript section of Los Angeles, I gathered, along with about 50 other people from far-flung places around the world, to hear one man speak a...
Syfy Orders Scripted Alien Series ‘Hunters’ from ‘Walking Dead’s’ Gale Anne Hurd
Syfy has ordered “Hunters,” a 13-episode scripted sci-fi series from “Walking Dead” executive producer Gale Anne Hurd and “12 Monkeys” e.p. Natalie Chaidez, who wil...
Christopher Walken Unrecognizable as Captain Hook in NBC's ‘Peter Pan Live!’ (Photo)
Christopher Walken, is that you under that red cloak, curly wig and handlebar mustache? The first photo of Walken in costume as Captain Hook in NBC's upcoming “Peter Pan Live!” musical...
Barbra Streisand Makes History With 10th No. 1 Album
Barbra Streisand collected her 10th No. 1 album last week, and made history by becoming the first performer to score a chart-topper in each of the last six decades. The 72-year-old pop diva’s Columb...
Kathryn Bigelow's New Short Will World Premiere at New York Film Festival
With just one night left before its opening night, the 52nd New York Film Festival has revealed that Kathryn Bigelow's public service announcement "Last Days" will world premiere at the even...
Watch: A Nun Tries to Save Female Child Soldiers in 'Sewing Hope'
"Sewing Hope" is a film about Rose Nyirumbe's dedication to help marginalized women regain their dignity by learning sewing skills to support themselves and their children in Gulu's St. Moni...
See Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in New NBC ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Photo
Fans got their first look at Captain Hook in NBC’s “Peter Pan Live” Wednesday, as exec producer Neil Meron tweeted out a pic of Allison Williams as Peter and Christopher Walken as Ho...
'High Maintenance' to Deliver New Episodes in November
We previously wrote that Vimeo was jumping into original programming with "High Maintenance" and today the company announced that new episodes would premiere November 11. Created by a husb...
Mance Media Acquires Global Rights to L.A. Film Fest Winner, 'The Young Kieslowski'
Mance Media has acquired global rights to "The Young Kieslowski," the Audience Award winner from this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. The film tells the story of a teen pregnancy (twins, ...
Horror Festival Shriekfest to Offer Winner Distribution Deal With Gravitas Ventures (Exclusive)
Los Angeles’ popular horror festival Shriekfest has announced today a new Grand Jury Prize that will award this year's winner a full distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures (“Hell Bab...
Weather Channel Greenlights 2 Immersive New Reality Series (Exclusive)
The Weather Channel has greenlit two new unscripted series under the working titles, “Brainstormers” and “How Weather Created a Monster,” which will give viewers a more immersi...
‘Boxtrolls’ Costume Designer Takes on Big Challenge of Tiny Costumes
When discussing animation, costumes aren’t usually a major part of the conversation — but maybe they should be. In creating the period garments for stop-motion stereo 3D pic “The Boxtrolls,” c...

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