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MIPTV: Keshet Sells 'Rising Star' To Greece, Ukraine
The interactive singing competition show, which ABC will air in the U.S., has sold to more than 25 territories since launching in Israel last year.read more
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Chris Dodd, Alfonso Cuaron Expected to Attend Beijing Film Festival
Paramount Pictures COO Frederick Huntsberry and Oliver Stone are also tipped to take part in the Chinese event, which kicks off April 17.read more
‘Noah’ Delegation Meets Pope At Vatican General Audience
ROME — Darren Aronofsky, Russell Crowe and a delegation from the film “Noah” met with Pope Francis this morning during the General Audience at the Vatican. The delegation included Pa...
Producer-distributor Karl ‘Baumi’ Baumgartner Dies
LONDON — Karl “Baumi” Baumgartner, one of Germany’s leading producers and independent distributors, has died. A message posted Tuesday on the website of Pandora Film, the company he co-fou...
A Dragon Invades New York, Thanks To HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’
New Yorkers face many obstacles each day. A large prehistoric creature is usually not among them. HBO placed the brown beast smack dab next to the iconic fountain at the hub of Lincoln Center Tuesday ...
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Taiwan TV Airs Its First Gay Family Comedy
The short film, "Penguins at North Pole," was broadcast on local public television the same day protests were held in Taipei over a draft bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the country.read...
Shailene Woodley Feels the Power at the ‘Divergent’ Premiere
Shailene Woodley admitted she was feeling especially dauntless at Tuesday night’s premiere of Lionsgate’s “Divergent” in Westwood. “I love being thought of as a symbol of...
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MIPTV: French Group Banijay Hires Emmanuelle Namiech to Kick Off Acquisition Drive
Namiech, a former executive at ITV and FremantleMedia, will work to build up a library of English-language non-scripted formats for Banijay.read more
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Yahoo Europe Head Talks Content Strategy, CEO Marissa Mayer
UPDATED: Former TV executive Dawn Airey says the firm will focus on select "emblematic" originals, pointing to the role "House of Cards" has played for Netflix.read more
Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Touts ‘Orange Is the New Black’ at Simon Wiesenthal Center Fete
Netflix executive Ted Sarandos cited “Orange Is the New Black” as his company’s retort to Westboro Baptist Church-style anti-gay protesters as he accepted the Simon Wiesenthal Center...
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Karl Baumgartner, Producer of 'Le Havre' and 'Underground' Dead at 65
Baumgartner produced with such acclaimed arthouse directors as Emir Kusturica, Aki Kaurismaki and Kim Ki-duk and was a pioneer of the European co-production model.read more
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L'Wren Scott Was Set To Announce Business Closure on Wednesday
According to longtime friend and former New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn, Scott was set to shutter her namesake clothing label on Wednesday, just two days after her apparent suicide. read mor...
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'Game of Thrones' Wins Royal Television Society Award
At the TV awards ceremony held in central London, other winners included "Broadchurch" in the best drama series category and Idris Elba as best male actor for his role in "Luther." read more
Film Review: ‘The Art of the Steal’
This lightly amusing heist-movie riff feels as disposable as the numerous counterfeit paintings that exchange hands throughout.
Literary Agent Trevor Astbury Exits Paradigm; Expected to Join CAA (Exclusive)
Literary agent Trevor Astbury has left Paradigm and is expected to join CAA, an individual familiar with the situation told TheWrap. Representatives for CAA and Paradigm did not immediately respond to...
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Hong Kong Stars Donnie Yen, Carina Lau to Receive Special Honors From Asian Film Academy
During the Filmart industry event in Hong Kong, a new prize for rising Asian talent also will be handed out to Japanese actress Chiaki Kuriyama ("Kill Bill") and Korean actor Kim Nam Gil. read more ...
‘Parks and Rec's’ Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman Characters Are Show Creator's View of a Politically Perfect America
“Parks and Recreation” Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's characters Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson are clearly the mom and dad of the fictitious Pawnee Parks and Rec Department, but they a...
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Ashley Judd Shares Her Love of County Fairs, Chocolate Donuts With Jimmy Kimmel
The "Divergent" star dished on her favorite fairgrounds attractions, beloved basketball team and, most of all, her biggest food obsessions on set.read more
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PaleyFest: 'Parks and Rec' Cast Talks 'Biggest Yet' Season Finale and Planning for the End
The stars were tickled by their anticipation of this year's finale episode, which Amy Poehler promised, "ends with a lot of change."read more
‘Frozen’ Gets Hot Start in Frosty Japan
Walt Disney’s “Frozen” has had the biggest opening weekend of the year to date in Japan for a foreign pic.

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