News

Brazil’s Total, Mexico’s Alebrije Team For Brazilian Remake of ‘Instructions Not Included’ (EXCLUSIVE)
RIO DE JANEIRO  — In a mega co-production pact announced out of the RioMarket, Walkiria Barbosa’s Rio-based Total Filmes and Monica Lozano’s Alebrije Cine y Video have inked for a Brazilia...
Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph to Star in Diego Luna’s ‘Mr. Pig’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Actor-director-producer Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Blindness,” “2012”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”) will star in Diego Luna’s English-language “Mr....
News Thumbnail
Busan, China's Youku to Finance Rookie Filmmakers
The South Korean fest and Chinese online video giant will finance short films from emerging and experienced directorsread more
Leslie Mann and Mark McGrath First-Ever Grand Marshals for Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Hometown kids made good Leslie Mann (“The Other Woman“) and Mark McGrath (“Sharknado 2: The Second One”) have been named the first-ever Grand Marshals of the Newport Beach Chri...
Fox Brazil Ramps up Domestic Production
The number of hours of Brazilian independent productions shown on the country’s payTV channels has more than tripled since the enactment of the 2012 law that obliges channels to screen at least 3.5 ...
News Thumbnail
Are Tablets Just as 'Mobile' as Smartphones?
Nearly three years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed that the "iPad's not mobile....It's a computer. That's a different thing." Since then, Apple's iPad and comp...
Rio Signs First U.S. City Pact With Atlanta
RIO DE JANEIRO — Two of Rio de Janeiro’s key film authorities – film-TV investment fund RioFilme and the Rio Film Commission – inked Tuesday in Rio a film/TV co-operation pact with Atlanta...
News Thumbnail
Saatchi (Finally) Finds a Chief Marketing Officer
Saatchi & Saatchi has finally filled its chief marketing officer role. The agency, which, remarkably, hasn't had a CMO since Ben Bittman left in 2010, has hired Christine Prins out of Kirsh...
MTV, ABC Family Get High Marks for Diversity From GLAAD — A&E, You Failed
The network home of controversial “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson doesn't get high marks for inclusion of the LGBT community? Shockingly enough, that appears to be the case. At...
News Thumbnail
Jeffrey Katzenberg to Headline London Film Festival Industry Program
He will speak in October, when DreamWorks Animation celebrates its 20th anniversary, after recent talks about a saleread more
News Thumbnail
'Men, Women & Children' Premiere: The Enduring and Endearing Qualities of Jason Reitman
"He could have made 'Juno'-esque movies for the rest of his career and been a bazillionaire and been the toast of the town … but he’s an artist"read more
News Thumbnail
Analyst Lowers Discovery Earnings Estimates, Citing "Ratings Rut," Russia
Russia's ban on cable advertising as of 2015 and political unrest in Asia weigh on financials, he saysread more
Busan Film Review: ‘Paradise in Service’
A state-run brothel on the military base of Quemoy during the Cold War reps a scintillating microcosm of Taiwanese history in Doze Niu Chen-zer’s beautifully acted, achingly romantic new film.
News Thumbnail
Ricky Gervais Releases Studio Song by 'The Office' Character David Brent
'Slough' is a musical tribute to Brent's hometownread more
News Thumbnail
Burning Man App Becomes Tool for Hong Kong Protestors
FireChat, the offline chat app, has seen 100,000 downloads in the territory since Sunday read more
Steve Carell Is an Idiot in ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ Clips (Video)
Steve Carell is a master at playing the well-meaning buffoon, and the experience seems to serve him well in four clips released in anticipation of Disney's adaptation of Judith Viorst's book &...
BUSAN: Festival launches Talent Incubator With China’s Youku
Chinese online video site Youku is to pact with the Busan festival to launch a new talent discovery program.
News Thumbnail
Disney, Amazon Reportedly Close to Ending Dispute
The e-commerce giant had stopped taking preorders of 'Maleficent' and other DVDs read more
News Thumbnail
Tracy Morgan May Never Be Able to Perform Again, Attorney Says
"The jury's still out"read more
Disney, Amazon Close to Ending DVD Feud: Report
LONDON — The Walt Disney Co. and Amazon look close to resolving a feud that has blocked the pre-ordering of Disney DVDs in the U.S. for nearly two months, according to a report in the Wall Stree...

Pages