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Al Gore Claims Al Jazeera Is Using His Money to 'Buy Favor With Its Distributors'
New details emerge from the former VP's lawsuitread more
Watch: A Gaunt Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Nuts in New 'Nightcrawler' Trailer
This past year we got the opportunity to see a lot more of Jake Gyllenhaal's dark side ("Prisoners," "Enemy") and with his latest film, "Nightcrawler," we should expect a...
‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent’ Franchises Coming to TNT
TNT has secured the network television rights to “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent” movie franchises in an expansive deal with Lionsgate. The acquisition includes the network p...
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Instagram Gives Brands Instant Access to Ad Campaign Data
Brands are about to get a lot more help with their Instagram campaigns. For the first time, the photo-sharing service is giving its advertisers instant access to data about how well their posts are ...
Franchise Sequels Take Over Film4 Frightfest
Casual horror fans may well do a double take upon perusing this year’s Film4 FrightFest lineup and noticing “Wrong Turn 6” nestled in the Discovery Screen section. Indeed, only dedicated acolyte...
Why the Pay TV Model Won’t Work for the Music Business
You’ve got to stop e-mailing me Ted Gioia’s article in the Daily Beast about lessons the music industry can learn from TV. This is what drives me crazy about America, people glom onto something th...
New TV Academy Topper: ‘It’s Not the Platform, It’s the Programming’
Maury McIntyre has taken the reins as prexy-COO of the Television Academy at a moment when there’s a clamor to overhaul key Emmy Award categories to better reflect the vastness of the contempo progr...
Universal Veers From Superhero Trend for a Monster Plan
While most studios in Hollywood are betting on superheroes to save the box office, Universal Pictures is doubling down on creature features. This month, the studio acquired rights to Anne Rice’s ...
Production Team Takes ‘Sin City’ Sequel to a New Level
“There is only Sin City,” warns Rosario Dawson in the red-band trailer for “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” to be released Aug. 22. And sharp-eyed viewers will notice that it’s changed since ...
Los Tigres Receive Star on the Walk of Fame
They have been a band for as long as the Rolling Stones. They’ve recorded more than 500 songs and made more than 60 albums, selling over 35 million copies worldwide. They’ve appeared in some 18 mo...
‘Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer’ Director Returns to Horror Genre
Nearly 25 years have passed since John McNaughton’s landmark true-crime horror film “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” snuck into U.S. theaters — and that itself was long after its 1986 fest...
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From 'All in the Family' to 'Breaking Bad': 24 Legendary Creators Gather to Share Secrets From 53 Years of TV
Drama "It" boys (Vince Gilligan, Damon Lindelof) and comedy gods (Norman Lear, Carl Reiner) come together to trade notes and pose for an epic class pictureread more
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Back-to-School Shopping Has Changed Forever
For decades, back-to-school shopping used to mean heading off to the mall (or, increasingly, Walmart) to fill the cart with the usual haul of spiral notebooks and backpacks. The digital age has chan...
Josh Brolin Discusses ‘The Goonies’ Way More Than ‘Sin City’ on Reddit: 6 Things We Learned
Josh Brolin seems to love talking about “The Goonies” with fans as much as he loved starring in it. The actor participated in a lengthy Reddit AMA session on Thursday to promote his latest...
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'Hunger Games' and 'Divergent' Franchises Land at TNT
Lionsgate's popular YA movie franchises start their TV run in winter 2015read more
Darren Aronofsky, Natalie Portman and Winona Ryder on the Making of 'Black Swan'
Darren Aronofsky on the connection between "Black Swan" and "The Wrestler": "The connections between the two films didn't escape us when we started to work on 'Black Swan.' Ba...
Attention Filmmakers: AFI Directing Workshop for Women Launches Episodic Directing Program
The American Film Institute has announced that it is launching an episodic component to its prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women, a groundbreaking discovery and development program that i...
Joshua Grode Joins Irell & Manella as Partner and Co-Chair of Transactions Practice
Corporate media attorney Joshua Grode has joined Irell & Manella LLP as a partner and co-chair of the firm’s transactions group. Known as a savvy dealmaker, Grode represented Colony Captial...
Michael Chiklis on Classic Sports Movie Comparisons: ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ Is Not About Football
Michael Chiklis is best known for his role as corrupt LAPD detective Vic Mackey on the long-running hit series “The Shield,” but he's about to show more of his passionate, inspiring ...
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Box-Office Preview: YA Tearjerker 'If I Stay' to Top 'Sin City' Sequel
Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, "If I Stay" should earn $18 million to $19 million, while Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's sequel is tracking for a mid-teens debutread more

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