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Justin Bieber Visits Controversial Japanese Shrine, Burial Ground of WWII War Criminals
The popstar posted an Instagram photo of himself bowing reverentially before the tome, before replacing it with an apology, saying he was unaware of the highly controversial nature of the place.read m...
Pro-Russia Militiamen Abduct U.S. Journalist in Eastern Ukraine: Report
LONDON — Pro-Russian militiamen in Eastern Ukraine have abducted American journalist Simon Ostrovsky, who works for the U.S.-based news channel Vice News. Ostrovsky is being held in Slavyansk by...
Film Review: ‘The Other Woman’
Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann make an effective team in this ungainly yet weirdly compelling revenge comedy.
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'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Prequel to Film in New Zealand
The Weinstein Company-produced martial arts film will take advantage of the country's newly increased production incentives, as will the trilogy of "Avatar" sequels when they go into production there....
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The Other Woman: Film Review
Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann enact revenge on a cheating cad of a husband in Nick Cassavetes' adultery comedy.read more
Neil Patrick Harris Wanted the Heels Higher for Broadway’s ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’
You could forgive John Cameron Mitchell for feeling a sense of ownership of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” the 1998 musical he and Stephen Trask wrote. He also created the title role, and p...
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Cannes: European Film Promotion Names 'Producers on the Move'
The 24 up-and-coming producers from across the EU will take part in the two-day networking session organized by European Film Promotion.read more
‘Last Comic Standing’ Strike Ends with Union Deal
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has unionized the post-production editors on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” after a two-day strike. Local 700 of IATSE announced Tuesday...
David Letterman Passes the Baton to Stephen Colbert
Being gracious doesn’t come naturally to David Letterman. So while he had already essentially provided his blessing to the choice of Stephen Colbert to replace him as host of “Late Show,”...
China’s Wanda Eyes Theater Chain IPO
AMC Entertainment owner seeks listing of Chinese circuit
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Chinese Director to Oliver Stone: Mind Your Own Business
Ning Hao challenged the Hollywood director's recent criticisms of the Chinese film industry, saying "foreigners alone don't decide good and bad films" and securing free speech in China will be a gradu...
TV Review: ‘True Tori’
Having chosen to live so completely in the public eye, can Tori Spelling still muster an authentic emotion in front of the cameras, as opposed to looking like she’s performing in one of those old TV...
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John Oliver Celebrates His THR Cover With Jimmy Fallon: 'Life Has Changed'
"You're on the cover of a giant, giant magazine!" Fallon said when the HBO star appeared on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday. read more
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Tribeca: 'Intramural' Writer, Director on Improvising 'Epic Tales of Glory'
The indie sports comedy stars "Saturday Night Live's" Kate McKinnon, Jay Pharaoh and Beck Bennett alongside "Twilight" alum Nikki Reed.read more
Former ‘Daily Show’ Head Writer's Religious Comedy Book Headed to Broadway
God is headed to Broadway. Former “Daily Show” head writer and exec producer David Javerbaum's critically acclaimed satire, “The Last Testament: A Memoir by God,” will be a...
Intrigue Bites Into Korean Series for U.S. remake
More South Korean formats set for Stateside adaptation
‘An Act of God,’ Based on a David Javerbaum Book, Gears Up for Broadway
Producer Jeffrey Finn (“Seminar,” “Scandalous,” “Dead Accounts”) will shepherd new play “An Act of God” to Broadway, where the show — based on Dav...
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'An Act of God' to Strike Broadway
The new play by Emmy-winning former "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" writer David Javerbaum is based on his critically acclaimed book, "The Last Testament: A Memoir by God."read more
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China's Wanda Group Eyeing IPO for Cinema Chain
The country's largest exhibitor, Wanda Cinema Line, plans to raise $325 million via a listing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange two years after the real estate conglomerate behind it acquired AMC Enterta...
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Canadians Differ From Americans in How They Use Their Smartphones
They may be our neighbors to the north, but Canadians' smartphone habits show that they are different from Americans in more than just their abiding love of the French language, hockey and snow...

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