Sundance Comedy 'People, Places, Things' Acquired By The Film Arcade
After earning rave reviews out of its Sundance premiere last month, Jim Strouse's "People, Places, Things" has been acquired for U.S. distribution by The Film Arcade. Starring Jemaine Cleme...
J.K. Simmons on His Oscar-Winning 'Whiplash' Performance
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Movies On Demand. Catch up on this year’s Awards Season contenders and past winners On Demand. Today's selection is "Whiplash.&qu...
Watch: Get 'Inspired' By 'Whiplash' Director Damien Chazelle in 2 Exclusive Clips
Damien Chazelle's film "Whiplash," which he wrote and directed, was up for Best Picture, among other nominations, at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. It went on to win three out of the five...
The 40 Most Iconic Characters of 'Parks and Recreation,' Ranked
40. Jeremy Jamm Genuinely one of the worst people on the planet, we'll never forgive him for ruining Leslie's first attempt at a perfect wedding. A diverse range of interests aside, Jamm's primar...
Watch: How Naomi Watts Transformed Into a Russian Prostitute in 'St. Vincent' Exclusive
Best known for dramatic roles in films such as "Mulholland Dr." and "The Impossible," Naomi Watts proved her range last year with roles in a pair of high-profile comedies. The Aust...
The Best and Worst Moments of the 2014-15 Awards Season
Worst: Neil Patrick Harris and the Oscar writing teamNegative reviews for Neil Patrick Harris' first (and likely last) gig hosting the Oscars were alerted out before most people had even turned off th...
Ron Howard's 'The Good Lie' at Center of Exploitation Lawsuit by Sudanese Refugees
Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment and other producers are alleged to have breached an agreement to provide compensation to 54 survivors of genocide who shared traumatic personal stories....
Emerging Cable Network WGN America Looks to Cast Its Spell Over SXSW Film
On March 13, WGN America and its original series Salem will turn the official SXSW Film opening party into a "witches' playground," complete with fortune tellers, aerial dancers and ot...
'The Skinny' Looks at Life, Love, Los Angeles and Bulimia
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the c...
50 Cent Wants His Energy Drink to Be About Sales, Not About Him
Like many musicians, the erstwhile giants of hip hop have discovered that selling brands often means a more reliable revenue stream than selling music. It's why the aughts have found Sean "...
NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Season 8 Premiere: Adam Levine Storms Off, Sawyer Fredericks Gets a Standing Ovation (Video)
(Spoiler alert: Don’t read this post if you haven’t seen Monday’s Season 8 premiere of “The Voice.”) “The Voice” returned to NBC on Monday with the first roun...
Edward Snowden Repsonds to Neil Patrick Harris’ Oscar ‘Treason’ Joke
Edward Snowden was not at the Oscars for obvious reasons, but that didn’t stop the NSA whistleblower from being the topic a funny one-liners from host Neil Patrick Harris. Early in the show Ha...
Reebok Is Quietly Emerging as a Challenger Brand to Contend With
For Reebok, the race to distill the soul of its brand—and ignite sales to reverse its market-share decline—has been more of a marathon than a sprint. But with its "Be More Human&quo...
Warner Bros. Turns to Lego Artist Nathan Sawaya to Take DC Comics’ Superheroes on Tour
After featuring Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in “The Lego Movie,” Warner Bros. will take DC Comics’ characters on the road and rebuild them with Lego’s little bricks as pa...
Can Cadillac Move Back Into the Luxury Lane?
When Cadillac announced last fall that it was leaving Detroit for New York's SoHo district, critics groused that the 113-year-old nameplate was desperate for some hipster chic to rub off. Whethe...
How an Ordinary Coat Lining Became Fashion’s Most Stylish Scarf
As the story goes, the invention of fashion's nattiest scarf was a complete accident. In 1967, the manager of Burberry's Paris store was arranging a group of the brand's signature trench ...
This Week's Must-Haves: Emoji-Inspired Footwear and Cyberthief-Blocking Jeans
Here’s a roundup of must-have items picked by the Adweek staff. This week, we're highlighting velvet emoji-inspired shoes, jeans that protect wearers from identity theft, and a magazine or...
24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: PetSmart ads channel Best in Show The brand hired Best in Show writer Christ...
Comcast, Time Warner Cable Accused of Racial Bias in $20 Billion Lawsuit
Comcast and Time Warner Cable are among the defendants in a $20 billion racial discrimination lawsuit that claims the cable giants are shutting out African-American owned channels from their lineups. ...
Actors Jailed in Thailand for Performing Play
Military government uses 'lese majeste' laws to silence critics

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