‘Furious 7,’ ‘Jurassic World’ Fuel Comcast Revenue and Earnings Increases in Q2
“Furious 7” and “Jurassic World” were such big box office hits that they nudged up NBCUniversal parent company Comcast’s second quarter revenue and earnings per share (EP...
Hollywood Studios, Sky U.K. Hit With European Pay TV Antitrust Complaint
Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Sony, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. are accused of illegally restricting access to content.read more
Imax Posts Highest Quarterly Revenue in History on Summer Movie Strength
Thanks to summer smashes like “Jurassic World” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Imax reported its highest quarterly revenue in company history on Thursday. The big screen company...
Venice Critics’ Week Section Announces Lineup Of Promising First Works
The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week has unveiled its lineup, comprising ten first works – eight of which world preems – featuring new pics from continental Europe, Turkey, the U.K...
How to Run a Successful Creative Shop When Your Partner Is Also Your Spouse
Building a successful business is no easy feat, and neither is sustaining a successful marriage. Put the two together, and there are bound to be challenges and arguments every now and then. But ther...
Mobile-Game Studio SGN Lands $130 Million from Korea’s Netmarble
SGN, a fast-growing developer of freemium mobile games like “Cookie Jam,” has banked $130 million from Netmarble Games, the top mobile-games publisher in South Korea. The deal makes Netm...
San Sebastian: ‘Truman,’ ‘Apostate,’ ‘Eva’ Set For Competition
MADRID – Cesc Gay’s “Truman,” Federico Veiroj’s “The Apostate” and Pablo Aguero’s “Eva Doesn’t Sleep” will face off in competition at September’s 63rd San Sebastian Film Festiv...
Lucy Boynton, Nick Moran Join ‘Don’t Knock Twice’
LONDON — Lucy Boynton (“Miss Potter,” “Ballet Shoes,” “Mo”) and Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” both “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” movies) will jo...
Pay-TV Operator Sky Takes Majority Stake in Blast!
LONDON — Pan-European pay-TV operator Sky has taken a majority stake in Blast! Films, the independent production company responsible for series “The Supervet,” “The Route Maste...
‘Sharknado 3’ Chomps Onto Syfy and Sparks a Twitter Tsunami
The overwhelming success of “Sharknado” was a shock to everyone when the made-for-TV disaster film catapulted onto screens in 2013, but by the third go around we all knew the latest crea...
Judd Apatow Blasts Bill Cosby to CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘He Hasn’t Really Paid Any Price’
Judd Apatow has been eager to slam Bill Cosby at any given opportunity and his latest media platform was Don Lemon’s “CNN Tonight” show on Wednesday, where he called the sexual ass...
Chris DeWolfe’s Mobile Games Studio SGN Scores $130 Million Netmarble Investment
U.S. mobile games studio SGN on Wednesday announced an investment of $130 million from Netmarble Games, the No. 1 mobile games publisher in South Korea. “Through this major investment from Net...
Reality TV Star Loredana Nesci Found Dead, Boyfriend Arrested for Murder
A reality TV lawyer and the namesake of the Sundance TV show “Loredana, Esq.” was found dead in her home on Wednesday. The body of Loredana Nesci, 47, was discovered at her Redondo Beac...
'Sharknado 4' Greenlit: Fans to Vote on Tara Reid's Fate
In what could be a TV first, Syfy is letting viewers determine the ending of 'Sharknado 3' with an online vote and a Twitter hashtag campaign.read more
'Sharknado 3' Director Explains the 'Game of Thrones' Surprise
Plus THR rates the craziest kills and cheesiest dialogue.read more
Controversial 'Cosby' Bio Won't Get New Editions
Publisher Simon & Schuster is going to let author Mark Whitaker's book go out of print without adding info about the sexual assault allegations against the comedian.read more
140 Projects Selected for 2015 Project Forum at Independent Film Week
READ MORE: Exclusive: Impact Partners to Launch Emerging Documentary Producers Fellowship at DOC NYC 2015 The IFP Project Forum provides filmmakers with the opportunity to meet with and introduc...
Susanne Daniels Departs as MTV's Head of Programming to Join YouTube
Just hours after replacing the head of one music-themed network, Viacom did it again. Susanne Daniels, MTV's head of programming since 2012, has left the company to take on the role of vp, YouT...
Watch: Julianne Moore and Ellen Page Will Break Your Heart in Romantic 'Freeheld' Trailer
READ MORE: How Julianne Moore Pulled Off Her Devastating Performance in 'Still Alice' A trailer has finally dropped for "Freeheld," the Peter Sollett-directed awards hopeful starring J...
9 Biggest Behind-the-Scenes Revelations From 'The Knick: Anatomy of a Series'
1) It took over 450 hours to edit the first season.465 hours, 30 minutes and 50 seconds to be exact. According to Soderbergh, the production team posted edited scenes rather than dailies because "...

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