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FYI Renews Inaugural Series 'Married at First Sight' (Exclusive)
The first original to air on the month-old Bio rebrand gets an order for a second season of 11 episodes. read more
Theo James, Eric Bana and Jack Reynor Join Rooney Mara in ‘Secret Scripture’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Eric Bana, Theo James and Jack Reynor are in talks to co-star with Rooney Mara in Jim Sheridan’s adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s “The Secret Scripture.” Pic also stars Vanessa ...
Hollywood Market Research Firm C4 Finalizes Launch
Newly-minted Hollywood market research firm C4 has finalized its acquisition of Motion Picture Group’s data assets, six weeks after announcing the new venture. The announcement came Wednesday fr...
Oscars and Academy Museum On Track, Says President Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Wednesday said her proudest accomplishment last year was the Oscarcast, while goals for next year include “extending our global footprint.” And, yes, she confirmed, the Acad...
21st Century Fox Film Division Helps Revenue Rise 17% in Q4
Film and cable programming gains powered 21st Century Fox to strong earnings and revenue gains in the fiscal fourth quarter, despite a big decline at the Fox network from the collapse of “Americ...
Google’s YouTube Acquires Mobile-Video Startup Directr
Google said it has acquired Directr, a startup that developed a mobile app for small businesses to create videos, which will become part of YouTube’s advertising division. Terms of the deal wer...
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Bryan Singer Accuser's Attorney Permitted to Withdraw From Case
Michael Egan has apparently engaged new attorneys, but they aren’t yet representing him in court.read more
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Russell Simmons' All Def Digital Gets $5 Million
The funding comes from one of the early investors in Maker Studios.read more
Ian McShane and Nelsan Ellis Join Jazz Biopic ‘Bolden’
Ian McShane and “True Blood” star Nelsan Ellis have joined jazz biopic “Bolden,” it was announced on Wednesday. “Downton Abbey” star Gary Carr is playing Buddy Bold...
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It's Uber Vs. Lyft in the Battle of New Carpool Apps
Need a ride? Car service tech startups Lyft and Uber are launching eerily similar rideshare programs. Lyft Line will match riders who use its app and are traveling in the same direction. Lyft claim...
CW's ‘Flash’ Adds Steely New Villain
The Flash hasn't even made his  debut on the CW yet, but his list of foes is already starting to pile up. The CW superhero series “The Flash,” which hits the small screen Oct. 7, is a...
‘Scandal's’ Kate Burton to Reprise Role on ‘Grey's Anatomy’
Kate Burton will reprise her role as Dr. Ellis Grey for the upcoming season 11 premiere of ABC's “Grey's Anatomy,” a show representative told TheWrap. Yes, she's still dead. E...
DC Plants Flag on Dates for Nine Superhero Movies Through 2020
Now it’s DC Entertainment’s turn to plant the flag on dates for untitled superhero movies through 2020. Warner Bros. on Wednesday announced dates for nine new DC movies, starting in 2016, ...
Key California State Senator ‘100-Percent Committed’ to Passing Tax Credit Bill
The day after his chief of staff sent an e-mail to industry officials signaling the lawmaker’s opposition to the bill as written, California State Sen. Kevin de Leon said that he was “100...
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'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' Moves Release to Avoid 'Captain America 3'
UPDATED: At the same time, Warner Bros. dates no fewer than nine untitled DC Comics titles all the way through June 2020. read more
Delta Takes In-Flight Entertainment Beyond the Seat-Back Screen
Delta Air Lines wants to give the captive audience on its planes more to do during flights. As entertainment plays a larger role in filling seats, Delta has become the latest carrier to step up its in...
‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Moves to March 2016
Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” has moved up in the calendar from May 6, 2016 to March 25, 2016. The pic stars Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill with Zack Snyder direct...
21st Century Fox Tops Q4 Earnings Estimates
Twenty-First Century Fox's fiscal year ended with Q4 earnings per share (EPS) of $0.43 on $8.42 billion in revenue, topping analyst estimates. The media giant was expected to report earnings per ...
Warner Bros. Blinks in Marvel Showdown: ‘Batman v Superman’ Avoids ‘Captain America 3'
Just days after Marvel showed the strength of its brand with a $94 million haul for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Warner Bros. has decided to release “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice...
Here's How This First-Time Feature Director Found the Right 'Star' for Her Documentary
I first started hearing the name Stephanie Gilmore in December 2007. Gilmore had just won her first world title in Hawaii. I missed the festivities by a few days but heard the tales of a young, vibran...

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