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Universal Taps Nicholas Carpou as Domestic Distribution President
Nikki Rocco announced her retirement in Aprilread more
AFM Lures 90 New Buyers, Led by South Korea (EXCLUSIVE)
The 35th American Film Market will see 70 new exhibiting companies and 90 new buyers when it opens in Santa Monica on Nov. 5 for an eight-day run. The new buyers represent 35 different countries and m...
Bethenny Frankel Developing TV Shows With Andy Cohen, In Talks for ‘Real Housewives of New York’ Return
Reports that Bethenny Frankel is returning to Bravo's “Real Housewives of New York” are premature at this time, according to Frankel and an individual with knowledge of the situation ...
Ethan Hawke Explains the Richard Linklater School of Thought
Ethan Hawke has been having such a good run of late that it's easy to forget that the actor/author/sometimes filmmaker, experienced a creative dry spell some four to five years ago, appearing in subpa...
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Mondelēz Strikes Online Video Deal With Google
Mondelēz International, the international candy and snack giant whose brands include Oreo, Trident, Nabisco and Cadbury, today announced that it has signed a global agreement with Google focusing o...
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'Mud' Actor Joins 'Maze Runner' Sequel (Exclusive)
Jacob Lofland will appear with Dylan O'Brien in 'Scorch Trials'read more
Vice Launches Series on True Stories Behind TV Shows and Movies
Following the success of last year’s documentary “The Real Walter White,” Vice.com has launched a series devoted to probing true stories that inspire TV shows and movies. “The ...
Viacom Grants Verizon Wireless Nationwide Rights for TV Service
Verizon Communications and Viacom have reached a pact under which the programmer — whose properties include MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central — has granted national rights to distribut...
Darth Vader, Storm Troopers Crash Stage as L.A. Philharmonic Honors John Williams
The Los Angeles Philharmonic started its sixth year under conductor Gustavo Dudamel by honoring composer John Williams on Tuesday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. “Musicians try to be close to compo...
‘Gone Girl’ Star Tyler Perry on Director David Fincher: His Eyes and Brain Should be Donated to Science
David Fincher directed two actors who are directors in their own right in his new film “Gone Girl,” but Tyler Perry was more than happy to take the backseat and allow Fincher to do his thi...
Madison Avenue Agrees To Higher Prices For ‘Blacklist,’ ‘Sleepy Hollow,’ ‘Scandal’ – And More
Advertisers are known for trying to get the most exposure for their commercials for the least amount of money. Sometimes, even a hard-line negotiator must make concessions. Madison Avenue is willing t...
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'Heaven Knows What' Star Arielle Holmes Signs With ICM (Exclusive)
The newcomer’s buzzy festival film is based on her own experiences as a homeless teen battling drug addictionread more
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Aziz Ansari: 6 Things You're Not Expecting From His Stand Up
The 'Parks and Recreation' star takes on your phone, your texts and your views on feminism. Yes, really.read more
‘Tetris: The Movie’ – 5 Acclaimed Directors Who Could Knock It Out of the Park
Threshold Entertainment has announced a Tetris movie is in the works, much to the chagrin of people everywhere with taste. Industry skeptics question if the movie will ever get made, but we figured i...
Film Exec Nick Shumaker Joins UTA’s Independent Film Group
Film executive Nick Shumaker has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the Independent Film Group. Shumaker will focus on film packaging, co-production, finance and sales strategies for the agenc...
‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Opening Credits Are a Stop-Motion Nightmare (Video)
Are you wearing clean underwear? Well, you might want to take them off — because the following minute or so of video could very well change that. The opening credits for Ryan Murphy and Brad Fal...
Fusion Strikes Content Deal With Jay Z’s Life + Times
Cable-network Fusion will take a few hints from Jay Z. The news-and-culture network has acquired a series of half-hour “Jay Z’s Life+Times Presents” specials. Launched by RocNation and Icon...
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Narrowly Beat Kenny Chesney to Top Music Charts
An old-school pop album – albeit one with a cross-generational wrinkle — topped the U.S. album chart for the second week in a row, as Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s standards set “Cheek to C...
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Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, David Letterman's Writers Headed to N.Y. Comedy Festival
The five-day event will also feature a panel with the 'Inside Amy Schumer' creative team and a performance by Bob Odenkirkread more
RADiUS Acquires 'Heaven Knows What' Ahead Of New York Film Festival Premiere
Radius has picked up "Heaven Knows What" ahead of its October 2 New York Film Festival debut. The film, directed by Josh and Benny Safdie, tells the story of a young heroin addict who finds...

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