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AMC Greenlights Afghanistan Drama Pilot ‘White City’
AMC is heading to Afghanistan with its latest project. The network has given the greenlight to the drama pilot “White City,” which is billed as “a gripping geopolitical drama focused...
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'Magic in the Moonlight': What the Critics Are Saying
Woody Allen's latest Europe-set rom-com stars Colin Firth as an arrogant stage magician determined to debunk Emma Stone's clairvoyant claims in 1920s France.read more
‘Lucy’ Scores $2.74 Million on Thursday Night, ‘Hercules’ Grunts to $2.1 Million
In the battle of brains vs. brawn, Scarlett Johansson‘s expanded mind won easily. “Lucy,” the Luc Besson-directed sci-fi thriller about a woman who develops superhuman powers after ...
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Seinfeld Says His Iconic Sitcom Might Be Coming to Netflix
During a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld confirmed that he is currently in talks with Netflix to bring Seinfeld, the iconic sitcom of which he was the star and co-creator (wit...
8 New Documentaries Streaming on Netflix Now: 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,' 'Gideon's Army' and More
We may be in the golden age of documentaries, with more accessible and affordable equipment democratizing nonfiction storytelling. Luckily, we are also in the age of streaming content, which means aud...
What Do You Need to Take Gaming Into the Real World? Here Are 3 Steps
As Comic-Con descends upon us this week, now would be the perfect time to address that magical moment when games and movies collide. And no, I'm not referring to the abominations that leak...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer Reaches Almost 7 Million Views in First 24 Hours
“Fifty Shades of Grey's” first official YouTube trailer, which dropped on Thursday, registered nearly 7 million views in just 24 hours. The erotic film, which stars Dakota Johnson as t...
‘Walking Dead’ Co-Creator’s Exorcism Pilot Ordered at Cinemax
Comicbook writer Robert Kirkman’s new exorcism drama “Outcast” has been ordered to pilot stage at Cinemax. Kirkman, who co-created the “Walking Dead” comic series with artist Tony Moore,...
U.S. Majors Recover Box Office Ground in China in a Year of Solid Growth
The U.S. majors enjoyed a big comeback at the Chinese box office in the first half of 2014, after stumbling in 2013 — but with the local B.O. growing by 25% over the same period in 2013, there’s e...
Giada Debuts in Las Vegas: A Menu With the De Laurentiis Touch
Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis opened her first restaurant inside Caesars Entertainment’s new Cromwell boutique hotel in June, and it’s quickly become one of the toughest dinner reservations t...
Willem Dafoe Remembers His First Mention in Variety
Willem Dafoe has played tough guys in films like “To Live and Die in L.A.,” starred in boundary-pushing pics like “The Last Temptation of Christ,” and been Oscar-nommed for his roles in “Pla...
The Ramones Punked Their Way Into History
Who’da thunk they’d all be dead, but their music would live on? Certainly not anybody who came across the Ramones’ debut in the bins back in ’76, with its black-and-white cover and music so co...
Emmy Guest Star Nominees Prove Integral to Storytelling
A long time ago in another TV galaxy — we’re talking eight, even 10 years ago — the “guest star” appearance was a pretty well-defined event; the famous Hollywood actor or Broadway actress wo...
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Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Ann Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)
The show's star and producer pose as Tommy Lee Jones' and Will Smith's iconic characters for THR's graphic novel-inspired "Titans of Comic-Con."read more
Vincent Kartheiser Lists Hollywood Micro-Bungalow
SELLER: Vincent Kartheiser LOCATION: Hollywood, CA PRICE: $808,000 SIZE: 603 square feet, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: “Mad Men” star Vincent Kartheiser — he deftly portrays t...
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McDonald's Will Spend the Next 18 Months Rebranding
Amid anemic sales, employee pay issues, and an increasingly bad dietary reputation, McDonald’s has announced it will devote the next 18 months to rebranding itself as not only a cheap food des...
‘Lucy’ Scores $2.7 Mil, ‘Hercules’ Muscles Way to $2.1 Mil at Thursday Box Office
“Lucy” roared to $2.7 million at the Thursday box office, with “Hercules” just behind, muscling its way to $2.1 million. The two films are targeting similar action-loving ticke...
Ratings: Top-Rated ‘Big Brother’ Pushes CBS to a Win
CBS’ “Big Brother” was Thursday's top-rated show, helping CBS win the night, according to preliminary numbers. CBS was first in the key 18-49 demographic with a a 1.4 rating/5 sh...
China Box Office: ‘The Continent’ Drives off With $12 Million Thursday
Blogger and race driver Han Han scores another victory for first time directors, deposes "Tiny Times 3.0"
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TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Wins Steady Thursday
Finales of "Hell's Kitchen," "Hollywood Game Night" and "Black Box" all hold up with recent showings. read more

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