'Parks and Rec' Writer Harris Wittels' Death at 30: Humblebrags and the Specter of Heroin
The beloved, raunchy and much-hugged co-executive producer, who died Feb. 19, faced his addiction head-on but couldn't beat it: "He was so effortlessly hilarious, even about his own darkness."read mor...
'Parks and Rec' Boss Mike Schur Pens Tribute to Harris Wittels: "He Was Basically a Human Teddy Bear"
The NBC comedy's showrunner recalls his years in the writers room with the brilliant, infuriating Phish head, who died Feb. 19 at age 30 following a suspected heroin overdose: "I even kind of loved ye...
DreamWorks Animation Takes $57M Write-Down on 'Penguins of Madagascar'
The film studio run by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg posted a loss of $3.08 per share in the fourth quarter.read more
Watch: Exclusive Trailer for 'Farah Goes Bang' Has Double Entendres to Spare
Set during the 2004 John Kerry presidential campaign, the Meera Menon-written and directed "Farah Goes Bang" follows three young women as they road trip their way through the swing states. I...
Ad of the Day: Hello Flo Targets Moms With Painfully Funny 'Postpartum: The Musical'
Hello Flo is growing up—sort of. The company has had two hilarious viral successes in advertising its Period Starter Kit for girls—with "Camp Gyno" (10 million YouTube views) ...
Pee-wee Herman's 30-Year Journey From Obscurity, Through Infamy and Onto Netflix
Netflix let it be known today that the long-awaited third Pee-wee Herman film, Pee-wee's Big Holiday, would finally make it to the ... well, not the big screen, but a screen. Specifically any sc...
FX's 'The Bastard Executioner' Cast Includes Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Stephen Moyer
The cast also includes 'The Americans' star Matthew Rhys, Sam Spruell and Lee Jones. The period drama marks Sutter's follow-up to 'Sons of Anarchy.'read more
Watch: The First 10 Minutes of 'Foxcatcher' Will Wrestle With Your Emotions
"Foxcatcher" was one of 2014's most acclaimed films, going on to net five Academy Award nominations, including ones for Best Director Bennett Miller and Best Actor Steve Carell. Now, Indiewi...
Want a First-Class Experience in Brand Values? Visit JetBlue's Headquarters
Before JetBlue Airways moved to its Long Island City, Queens corporate digs in 2012, New York's hometown airline had a vision for its headquarters. "JetBlue's home was designed to showc...
These Oscars Advertisers Got the Biggest Brand Lifts on Social Media
Samsung didn't need an epic Oscars selfie this year. It beat out other TV advertisers in terms of positive social media sentiment, according to research being released today. Data company ...
SNL's Vanessa Bayer Gives Sound Advice for Hyundai
Vanessa Bayer, the Saturday Night Live actress famously known for her impressions of Miley Cyrus, is teaming up with Hyundai to impart some unnecessary advice to musicians. In her Web series Sound ...
Exclusive: The Orchard Acquires North American Rights to Sebastian Silva's 'Nasty Baby,' Starring Kristen Wiig
Following its premieres at the Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the event's Teddy Award, Sebastian Silva's dark comedy "Nasty Baby" has been ac...
DP Reed Morano on Making it as a Cinematographer Regardless of the 'Female Thing'
Now in its 13th year, NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Fusion Film Festival celebrates women in film, television and new media. The upcoming festival, which runs from February 26-28, will featu...
As Mobile Payment War Grows, Men's Wearhouse Reveals Big Marketing Stats
At the same time Google and Samsung are scooping up startups to build out a mobile payment system that competes with Apple, new data from retailers reveals some initial success with smartphone-power...
The Day Chris Kyle Died: Text Messages and Terror in the 'American Sniper's' Final Hours With Killer Eddie Ray Routh
The movie, nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, deliberately left out the death of its hero. But now we have a guilty verdict in the disturbing trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the troubled soldier who ...
Here's What It's Like to Cover the Red Carpet at the Oscars
"I can't believe we're here," Felicity Jones said on the red carpet on Sunday afternoon, an hour before the 87th Academy Awards got underway. She echoed our feelings exactly. "Boyhood&...
Tom Rothman Lands Top Job at Sony's Motion Picture Group
Additionally, Michael Lynton has been re-upped as Sony Entertainment CEO.read more
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...

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