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CBS Promotes Karen Church, Fern Orenstein to SVP, Casting
Karen Church and Fern Orenstein just landed new roles, as senior vice president, casting for CBS Entertainment. Church and Orenstein have both been promoted to the position, CBS's executive vice p...
Mark Burnett, Mike Darnell Team Up for ‘Genius Game Show’ on ABC
Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell are back in business together. The “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” pair is teaming up again for a new event game show that bears the working title “...
Israel Film Festival to Honor Producers Arnon Milchan and Mace Neufeld
Producers Arnon Milchan and Mace Neufeld will be honored at the Opening Night Gala of the 28th Israel Film Festival, the organizers announced Thursday. Milchan will receive the 2014 IFF Visionary Awar...
ABC Orders Mark Burnett Game Show ‘500 Questions’ Straight to Series
ABC has given a direct-to-series order to “500 Questions,” an event game show that reteams reality competition king Mark Burnett with Warner Bros. unscripted and alternative television pre...
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Were 'Longmire' Viewers Too Long in the Tooth to Matter?
Writing in a guest column, TV creator Annabelle Gurwitch makes the case for why the 50-plus crowd — and all of its disposal income — should have advertisers champing at the bitread more
Gov. Brown Signs California's Blockbuster TV, Film Tax Credits Into Law
California Gov. Brown signed the state's new TV and film tax credit program into law in a ceremony in front of Hollywood's Chinese Theatre on Thursday. The showy setting — frequently the...
California Governor Signs Expansion of State Film and TV Tax Credit
A bill that more than triples the size of California’s film and TV tax credit is now law, as Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed the legislation passed last month designed to stem the tide of ru...
London Theater Review: ‘The Wolf from the Door’ at the Royal Court
At the village hall, the choirmaster brings news of a slight adjustment to the plan. “I’ve successfully equipped most of the choir with AK47s but I’ve had to plump for M16s for the altos because...
Andie MacDowell Joins ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)
Andie MacDowell has joined the cast of Warner Bros.’ “Magic Mike XXL,” the sequel to the 2012 drama starring Channing Tatum. Tatum returns to star along with Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bome...
Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac’s ‘A Most Violent Year’ Set for Dec. 31
A24 has given an awards-season release date of Dec. 31 for Participant Media’s thriller “A Most Violent Year,” starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac. The film, written and directed by J.C. C...
Batman’s Batmobile Hitches Ride on Millennium Falcon in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’
J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions released a teaser for its upcoming “Star Wars” film with a special nod to Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Th...
‘A Most Violent Year’ With Jessica Chastain Gets December Release, Trailer (Video)
J.C. Chandor's “A Most Violent Year” starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain joins the Oscar race with a Dec. 31 release date in New York and Los Angeles, with plans to roll out ...
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'The Voice' Winner Josh Kaufman to Star in Broadway's 'Pippin'
The soul man makes the unprecedented move to the stage after coaching from Usherread more
Paramount Sets Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ for Dec. 5 Release
Paramount has given Chris Rock’s comedy “Top Five” a release date of Dec. 5 in the U.S. followed by a wide release on Dec. 12. The studio acquired worldwide distribution of “Top Fi...
Watch: Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac Have 'A Most Violent Year' in Trailer for J.C. Chandor's Thriller
After going to sea with Robert Redford for his last feature "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor returns to New York, the city where his breakthrough debut "Margin Call" was...
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Bob Palmer, Veteran Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 85
He led the Oscar campaign for 'Silence of the Lambs' best actor winner Anthony Hopkins and represented Dick Van
 Dyke, Faye Dunaway and othersread more
Broad Green Pictures Sweeps Up U.S. Distribution Rights for Omar Sy's 'Samba'
Broad Green Pictures is really grabbing the bull by the horns, announcing their third acquisition out of the Toronto International Film Festival. The new distribution company announced today that they...
Talk Of Big Oil, Car Hacking and More Go Down at NYC Premiere of 'Pump'
America's love affair with the car is as patriotic and as deep rooted as the American sensibility to have a choice -- when it comes to clothing, food, religion and voting for political leaders. T...
Seth Rogen Teams With Adam McKay, Ben Schwartz For Untitled Comedy
Seth Rogen is teaming up with frequent “Parks and Recreation” actor Ben Schwartz and “Anchorman” director Adam McKay for an untitled comedy based on a pitch from Schwartz. Roge...
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'Wild' Director Jean-Marc Vallee Overseeing Assistant's Directing Debut
'The Guest' actor Brendan Meyer is starring in the dramatic shortread more

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