Q&A: Salma Hayek on Her Passion for Animated ‘Prophet’
Three months after Salma Hayek’s production “The Prophet” screened in Cannes as a work in progress — and a few days after her 48th birthday — the completed film will unspool at the Toronto I...
MTV Greenlights Ja Rule Reality Show ‘Follow the Rules’
MTV has ordered a half-hour reality series toplined by rapper-actor Ja Rule with Queen Latifah among its exec producers. “Follow the Rules” will revolve around Rule’s family life wit...
Indie Film ‘Seoul Searching’ is a Melting Pot of a Production
If the modern low-budget international indie ever needed a poster child, “Seoul Searching” is it. An American-Korean-Chinese co-production, the film shot in Korea, tapping the Korean Film Council...
U.K. Broadcaster ITV Ripe for a U.S. Takeover
Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.’s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S....
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Ja Rule Lands Family Docuseries at MTV
Queen Latifah will exec produce 'Follow the Rules'read more
Ja Rule to Star on New MTV Series ‘Follow the Rules’ From Queen Latifah (Video)
MTV has greenlit a reality series starring rapper Ja Rule aptly-titled “Follow the Rules,” with Queen Latifah among the executive producers. Described by the network as a “comedic ha...
TORONTO: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts on Romancer ‘Demolition’
Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts will star in the romantic drama “Demolition” for “Dallas Buyers club” director Jean-Marc Vallee. Gyllenhaal’s attachment was first reporte...
Ex-Focus Features Executive Jack Foley Joins Bleecker Street
Bleecker Street CEO Andrew Karpen is getting the band back together, so to speak, by hiring former Focus Features colleague Jack Foley as the President of Distribution for his new company. Foley held ...
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Sean Hayes Prepping Live Comedy for NBC
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Vevo Taps CBS Interactive’s David Rice as Chief Product Officer
Digital music-video company Vevo named David Rice, most recently SVP and g.m. of CBS Interactive’s games division, to the newly created position of chief product officer. Rice will oversee produ...
Former TNT-TBS Chief Michael Wright Replacing Stacey Snider at DreamWorks
DreamWorks named Michael Wright as its new CEO, ending a long period of speculation as to who would replace Stacey Snider as she exits for 20th Century Fox. Wright will report directly to Steven Spiel...
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John Green's 'Paper Towns' Finds Director
Jake Schreier made his feature debut with the drama "Robot & Frank"read more
CW’s ‘Penn & Teller’ Hits High, Fox’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Surges at Finish Line
CBS’ “Big Brother” remained Wednesday’s top-rated program in demos and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” drew the most eyeballs overall, but the night was al...
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It's Official: Turner's Michael Wright Takes Top DreamWorks Job
The former TV executive will oversee film for the Steven Spielberg company, allowing Stacey Snider to exitread more
Joan Rivers’ Cardiac Arrest Under Investigation by New York Health Department
The New York State Department of Health is looking into the circumstances around Joan Rivers‘ cardiac arrest during a procedure at her doctor's office, the Associated Press reports. Departme...
Watch: Exclusive Clip from TIFF Swedish Gangster Drama 'Gentlemen'
Mikael Marcimain’s “Gentlemen” is screening at the Toronto International Film Festival this week and we have an exclusive clip to share with you. For the script, author Klas Östergren adapt...
Denzel Washington Is ‘A Knight in Shining Armor’ in New ‘Equalizer’ Trailer (Video)
Denzel Washington is a “knight in shining armor” who works at a home improvement store by day, and kicks the crap out of criminals by night in “The Equalizer.” The latest trail...
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Toronto: Andrew Karpen's Bleecker Street Announces Key Hires
Among them is Jack Foley, who will serve as president of distributionread more
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N.Y. Health Dept. Investigating Joan Rivers' Hospitalization
The comedian was rushed to Mount Sinai last weekread more
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Mic Forgoes Banners for Native Advertising
Millennial-targeted Mic believes that if you want to reach young people, you have to use methods they'll pay attention to. To them, it means skipping banner and other traditional display ads tha...