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Joel Silver Production Financing Sparks Fight Over Fees
The firm that found a lender for the Hollywood producer believes it's owed money.read more
Jeffrey Lyons to Host San Diego Film Festival
Film critic Jeffrey Lyons will return to host the 13th annual San Diego Film Festival along with his son, “Extra” correspondent Ben Lyons. Along with hosting the fest, Jeffrey Lyons will h...
Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Closes $5M in Series A Financing
All Def Digital, Inc. (ADD) has closed $5 million in Series A financing, the company said on Wednesday. The investment is led by new media venture capital firm Greycroft Partners, with participation ...
Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Video Network Closes $5 Million in Funding
All Def Digital, the online comedy and music network created by Russell Simmons, announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A financing led by venture-capital firm Greycroft Partners, with par...
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'Penguins of Madagascar' Secret-Agent Backstory Revealed in New Trailer (Video)
The DreamWorks spinoff features a voice cast led by Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong and Peter Stormare.read more
Tyra Banks Awkwardly Shows ‘View’ Hosts How to Take Perfect Selfies, Predicts Future (Video)
“Top Model” mentor Tyra Banks took on a new set of pupils Wednesday when she taught the ladies of “The View” how to take a perfect selfie. “How do you take the best selfi...
Marlon Wayans Doubles Down on ‘Unrhythmic White Woman’ Joke About Delta Goodrem
Internet backlash usually goes one of two ways. The person who incited the backlash immediately backs down, backpedals and apologizes, or they stick to their guns and go on the offensive. Marlon Wayan...
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Toronto: Film Festival Unveils Canadian Lineup
The fest reveals homegrown award season contenders like Kyle Thomas' "The Valley Below" and Ruba Nadda's "October Gale." read more
Conan O’Brien on ‘Standing on the Fault Line’ of Latenight; Twitter’s Power
Conan O’Brien told the attendees at Variety’s TV Summit that he now realizes that he had a unique perspective on the changing face of latenight talk shows. “I was standing on a fault...
Dish on Track to Launch Internet-TV Service by End of 2014, Ergen Says
Dish Network is still planning to launch an over-the-top pay-TV service by the end of the year, with Disney-owned networks forming the “core” of the offering, chairman Charlie Ergen said. ...
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Apple Poised to Dominate the Fall Market
September is shaping up to be a big month for Apple. The tech giant is expected to hold an event introducing its long-awaited iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, according to Re/code.  Apple svp Eddy Cu...
‘Ant-Man’ Back on Track as Shoot Kicks Off in Atlanta
You’re up, Peyton. Now that James Gunn’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” surprised Hollywood when it opened to more than $94 million at the domestic box office and gave Marvel Studios the start of a...
‘Meredith Vieira Show’ First Promo: She Really Cares, Guys! (Video)
Prepare yourselves for a tidal wade of humanity from Meredith Vieira. “Who Wants to Be a Millonaire” veteran Vieira's new syndicated talker “The Meredith Vieira Show” premi...
AXS TV To Air U.K. Version of ‘The X Factor’
Just because Fox canceled the American version of “The X Factor” doesn’t mean some version of the show isn’t available on theses shores. Cable’s AXS TV will serve as the ...
Attention, Aspiring Film Critics: Apply Now for the NYFF Critics Academy
For the third year, Indiewire is partnering with the Film Society of Lincoln Center to host the New York Film Festival Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring film critics based in New York that take...
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AXS TV Brings Simon Cowell's 'X Factor U.K' to U.S.
The music-focused network, a partnership with Ryan Seacrest and Mark Cuban, will broadcast episodes a day after they air on ITV.read more
‘X Factor UK’ Coming to America on AXS TV (Video)
The “X Factor” on Fox may have been canceled, but the franchise is returning to the States, as the U.K. version is coming to America via AXS TV. The cable channel has signed an agreement w...
WATCH: First Trailer for Stephen Hawking Biopic ‘Theory of Everything’
Focus Features has released the first trailer for the Stephen Hawking biopic, “Theory of Everything.” The romantic drama will hit U.S. theaters Nov. 7 and U.K. theaters on Christmas. “I stud...
Watch Michael Fassbender Rock Out in a Paper Head at 'Frank' Premiere
A motley group of stars from the film and music industries appeared together at Manhattan's Sunshine Cinema for the New York premiere celebration for "Frank," a dark-comedy that first screen...
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Score First No. 1 Album with ‘Hypnotic Eye’
Nearly four decades after the release of their first album, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers have scored their first No. 1 collection. The Florida-bred, L.A.-based rock band’s new Warner Bros. set ...

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