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BSkyB Takes 'The Flash,' Michael Bay's 'The Last Ship' for U.K.
Sky has had success navigating the British ratings waters with such U.S. dramas as 'Arrow' and 'NCIS: Los Angeles'read more
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Josh Brolin Teases 'Goonies 2' Role
Hint: He'll be in a walker by the time it happensread more
HBO Exec Defends Scenes of Sex and Violence in ‘Game of Thrones’
LONDON — Michael Lombardo, HBO’s president of programming, has defended the inclusion of graphic scenes of sex and violence in “Game of Thrones.” Lombardo told attendees at the Edinburgh I...
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Oldenburg Retrospective for Cult Director Philippe Mora
"Germany's Sundance" honors the helmer of 'Mad Dog Morgan' and 'Swastika'read more
Akshay Kumar to Star in Lionsgate, Endemol Indian Remake ‘Warrior’
Akshay Kumar will headline “Brothers”, the Hindi-language remake of Gavin O’Connor’s 2011 contact sports drama “Warrior”.
‘Big Brother’ Live Eviction: Julie Chen Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Houseguest Returns
(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Thursday night's live eviction episode of “Big Brother.”) Julie Chen took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge live amid a wild night of...
Inside the Emmy Parties: Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt Rev Audi Party
The Emmy Awards aren’t till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nosh and toast to TV’s...
U.K.’s Channel 4 Detonates North Korean Thriller ‘Opposite Number’
LONDON — U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit North Korean political thriller “Opposite Number.” The 10-part drama series has been penned by British playwright and screenwriter Matt Charm...
ABC Brands Shonda Rhimes Lineup TGIT or Thank God It's Thursday (Video)
ABC has a new tagline for their Thursday lineup this fall. In a nod to their classic TGIF lineup, they're trying to establish TGIT or “Thank God It's Thursday.” A new promo shows t...
Iran’s Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Festival Jury
SEOUL — Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi (“A Separation”) will lead the main competition jury at October’s Busan film festival (Oct. 2-11, 2014) Fellow jurors who will award a $30,000 pri...
Gwen Stefani Is Too Cool, Pharrell Williams Too Nice in ‘The Voice’ Season 7 Promo (Video)
The panel on “The Voice” is shaking it up for the third time, with Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams signing on to join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on the stalwart NBC reality show for ...
Shailene Woodley Loses More Than Her Mother in Haunting ‘White Bird in a Blizzard’ Trailer (Video)
Shailene Woodley is a teenager trying to make sense of her life in the first trailer for “White Bird in a Blizzard.” She's struggling with her own burgeoning sexuality, the psychologic...
Film Review: ‘Jersey Shore Massacre’
A contender for the “Could Be Woise” prize among this year’s dogs of late summer.
Film Review: ‘Cam2Cam’
A sloppy chiller about tourists falling prey to an online stalker in Bangkok that clumsily mixes slasher, sexploitation and supernatural elements.
‘Maleficent’ to be Biggest Hollywood Live Action Film in Japan in Three Years
TOKYO — In its 7th week on release in Japan, “Maleficent” has crossed the JPY 6 billion ($58 million) box office landmark, the first live action foreign film to achieve this mileston...
Deaf Campers Present ASL Interpretation of Pharrell's ‘Happy’
An inspirational group of youngsters filmed a sign-language version of Pharrell's “Happy” and now its gone viral. The video was shot at Deaf Film Camp 2014, a New York-based program th...
‘Survivor’ Editors Ratify Deal with Mark Burnett
Post-production editors on “Survivor” have ratified a contract with Mark Burnett’s Island Post Prods. Inc., a day after negotiators reached a tentative deal. The new agreement for about 30 edito...
Scott Weiland Not in Jail: Denies Via Facebook Video, Threatens to Sue TMZ
Despite a report that he was sitting in jail for the last four weeks, former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is not incarcerated, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirmed to Th...
‘Motown’ Says Goodbye to Broadway — For Now
Broadway’s “Motown” is taking a breather. Producers of the musical have made the unusual decision to close the tuner in New York — but only temporarily, planning to bring the s...
Fox Lifts Veil on Ambitious ‘Utopia’ Series Compound in Santa Clarita
The producers of Fox’s ambitious new reality series “Utopia” gave reporters a close up, inside look at the show’s grand compound in the Santa Clarita area on Thursday. The 15 p...

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