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Is Prankvertising Here to Stay? Share Your Take at Today's #AdweekChat
Few trends have dominated online marketing in recent years on the level of prankvertising and other real-world marketing stunts. Whether they're terrifying innocent passers-by or rewarding the ...
Watch: Ewan McGregor and Brenton Thwaites Cause Trouble in 'Son of a Gun' Trailer
Earlier this year we experienced "The Rover," a futuristic crime thriller with Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce. Now, with "Son of a Gun," we're back down under, this time looking a...
Venice Film Review: ‘The Smell of Us’
Usually, he’s the one behind the camera, but in what amounts to a French “Kids,” Larry Clark can be seen passed out in the opening scene, spilled across the steps of the Palais de Tokyo as skate...
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'Nightcrawler' Producer Inks First-Look Deal With eOne
David Lancaster's new shingle has a film-financing and distribution partner read more
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Keith Olbermann Returning to 'SportsCenter'
His eponymous ESPN2 show is moving to 5 p.m.read more
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Warner Bros. Sued Over 'Gilligan's Island' Movie
Georgia man claims to have authored an adaptation of the 1960s TV showread more
Entertainment One Teams with ‘Whiplash’ Producer David Lancaster
Entertainment One and David Lancaster’s recently launched Rumble Films have signed an exclusive multi-year first-look arrangement for all feature films produced by Lancaster’s company. Lancaster h...
Venice Film Festival Shows Solidarity With Jailed Directors
VENICE – The Venice Film Festival on Wednesday expressed its solidarity with two film directors who have been recently imprisoned for political reasons, Mahnaz Mohammadi of Iran and Ukrainian fi...
Faith-based ‘Pass the Light’ Set for U.S. Distribution via Carmike’s DigiNext
Vision Vehicle Productions has sold worldwide rights to its faith-based movie “Pass the Light” and its comedy “Construction” to Carmike’s DigiNext platform. Both films wi...
Watch: David Lynch's Ice Bucket Challenge is the Only One You Need to See
Are you getting tired of watching zillions of ice bucket challenges? We guarantee you're going to want to watch this one. Read More: Important! David Lynch is Crazy for Coffee. Here's WhyDavid L...
Fox Sales Exec Jean Rossi Leaving After 27 Years
Jean Rossi, a top sales executive who has been with Fox Broadcasting Company through its entire history, is leaving at the end of this week after deciding not to renew her expiring contract. Rossi is ...
Box Office: ‘November Man,’ ‘As Above, So Below’ Jockey for Labor Day Dominance
Labor Day represents the last gasp of summer, the final opportunity to wear white, and the end of Hollywood’s busiest time of year. It tends, however, to close things out with something of a whi...
Films Boutique Takes Venice/Toronto Trio (EXCLUSIVE)
VENICE – Fortifying its late summer/fall fest slate, Berlin-based Films Boutique has zeroed in on international sales rights to three titles, two at Venice and one at Toronto: Duccio Chiarini’...
Discovery’s Andrew Jackson Joins Plimsoll Productions
Plimsoll Productions has added veteran unscripted TV producer Andrew Jackson as executive vice president of international production and has signed with William Morris Endeavor for representation, ...
Vimeo Announces New Distribution Partners
Vimeo is raising its profile among cinefiles who are looking for alternatives to Netflix, iTunes and Amazon Prime. The video-sharing site announced a list of new distribution partners that will divers...
Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.
Amazon’s new original comedy “Transparent” will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes ...
How to Discover Good Movies: The Secret Appeal of the Venice Film Festival
"So what are you looking forward to?" someone asked, on the vaporetto from Venice airport to my apartment at Ca' d'Oro. It's a standard conversational gambit between near-strangers: Film Fes...
‘The Colbert Report’ Responds to Gwen Stefani's Emmys Screwup With a Name Change
It wasn't quite Adele Dazeem, but the Emmys did have its own prominent (and hilarious) name screwup on Monday night. Cut to Gwen Stefani, on stage with Adam Levine to present the award for Outsta...
Who Should Host Our Next Awards Show? 9 Candidates Emerge from the 2014 Emmys
Okay, okay. We know one awards show just ended and the next major ceremony -- the Golden Globes -- aren't until 2015 (and they already have hosts). Do we really need to start the debate over who shoul...
Top 10 Patricia Clarkson Characters On Screen
1. Greta in "High Art"Clarkson's breakthrough role was as Greta, the heroin-addicted girlfriend to Ally Sheedy's renowned photographer. Clarkson takes this supporting role and turns it into ...

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