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Google and Viacom Finally Bury the Hatchet
After years of in-court bickering and appeals overturning appeals, Google and Viacom have finally decided to end their lengthy legal squabble over more than 150,000 clips on YouTube of everything fr...
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BSkyB to Launch 'Buy and Keep' Movie Service Within Weeks
CFO Andrew Griffith says the U.K. pay TV giant, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns a 39 percent stake, will unveil the offer soon in a move that sees it take on DVD and movie sellers. rea...
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TV Ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars' Ties Premiere Worst
The ABC competition, bowing against "The Voice" for the first time in two seasons, sees a sharp drop from last fall and spring -- while "2 Broke Girls" and "The Following" hit lows. read more
Aspen Shortsfest Announces 2014 Lineup
Aspen Film has announced the lineup for its upcoming Shortsfest, to run April 8-13th. The films cover a range of genre and styles, and hail from thirty different countries. Audiences will also be trea...
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'Scandal': Deadly Shooting Prompts … Gun Control Debate? (Exclusive Video)
A spirited debate over food and drinks turns to a flirtatious moment between first lady Mellie Grant and her husband's new running mate, Andrew Nichols.read more
‘Peanuts’ Teaser Trailer Hits The Web (Video)
It's the great teaser trailer, Charlie Brown! Blue Sky and Fox gave fans a first look on Tuesday at the upcoming “Peanuts” 3D-animated movie and how Charles Schulz's beloved comi...
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Young Peter Pan Cast for Warner Bros.' 'Pan'
Levi Miller will play the title role in the origin tale, which will also star Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund and Rooney Mara.read more
Cannes Wish List: 40 Films We Hope Make The Festival's 2014 Lineup
Cannes is a sort of annual cinematic Olympics, with almost every country vying for spots in the official selection. But with the official 2014 Cannes Film Festival announcement a little over...
Russell Peters, Sean Astin Say ‘Ribbit’ to Malaysian Animation
HONG KONG – An English-language voice cast headed by Canadian comedian Russell Peters and Sean Astin (“Lord of the Rings”) have been set for Malaysian 3D animation “Ribbit,” about a frog...
Ratings: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Return Ties a Low – But Is Most-Watched Monday Show
ABC topped Monday in viewers, despite “Dancing With the Stars” tying a premiere low in ratings. NBC easily took primetime in ratings with “The Voice” and “Blacklist.̶...
Critics Pick the Best of SXSW: A Time Travel Comedy, An Award-Winning Doc, and Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' Among the Highlights
At last year's SXSW, Destin Daniel Cretton's "Short Term 12" made its first foray into the film world's public consciousness. A clear favorite at the end of the festival, it ended up placing first in ...
Levi Miller Tapped to Play Peter Pan in Warner Bros.’ ‘Pan’ (EXCLUSIVE)
After a long search to find Peter Pan for its origins tale “Pan,” Warner Bros. has tapped newcomer Levi Miller to play the title role. He joins Hugh Jackman who will play the the pirate Bl...
TV Review: CW’s ‘The 100′
Saying that a show plays on two levels can seldom be taken quite so literally as in “The 100,” a better-than-average CW sci-fi drama that splits its story into two halves: The 100 young people of ...
‘American Idol’ Alum Katie Stevens and Rita Volk Kiss, Become Insta-Lesbians in MTV ‘Faking It’ Trailer (Video)
The trailer for MTV's new romantic comedy, “Faking It,” proves that if you kiss a member of the same-sex — even under the duress of intense peer pressure — you will instant...
Vimeo Acquires Mobile-Video App Cameo
Vimeo has acquired Cameo, developer of an app for shooting and sharing short films that launched five months ago, aiming to bring more video under its umbrella. Terms of the deal weren’t disclos...
China Film Group Chairman Steps Down
Han Sanping  will step down as head of China Film Group after seven years as chairman of the state-backed distributor and producer. Han confirmed to his departure to Film Business Asia, which repor...
This Documentary Executive Produced By Brad Pitt is Struggling at the Box Office. Here's Why.
"Big Men" should have been one of the year's biggest documentaries. Directed by Rachel Boynton (whose "Our Brand is Crisis" was a 2005 nonfiction highlight), executive produced by Brad Pitt, and bols...
Criterion Celebrates the Beatles with 'A Hard Day's Night' Among Its June Releases
For Beatles fans out there, Criterion is celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of "A Hard Day's Night" by releasing a new 4K digital restoration of the film, with a newly remixed 5.1 surround soundtrac...
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Ad of the Day: Tesla Thinks This Fan-Made Ad Is Out of This World, and You Will Too
How do you impress Elon Musk? Combine two of his favorite things into one incredible spec commercial. That's what the enterprising creatives at Everdream Pictures did with the impressive homema...
SXSW: How TV is the Real Competition for Indie Film
Episodic 2014, the first year television was officially featured as part of the SXSW festival, has come to a close. Without making too many waves, the six-series set showcased plenty of talent, drew (...

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