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Paramount Slams Opposing Lawyers in Film Investment Lawsuit
In a legal war over such films as "Mean Girls" and "The Manchurian Candidate," the studio tells the judge about "careless copying and pasting" and inconsistent plaintiff witness testimony.read more ...
Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store: 'Snowpiercer' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Top the List
Each Monday, we present you with the most up-to-date list of the top 10 indie movies in the iTunes store, combining rentals and purchases. For the third week in a row, Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer...
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Is Facebook's Bolt Teaser the Start of App Ads on Instagram?
Facebook's teasing of Bolt, a new app on Instagram, could mean that a new photo-sharing app is in the works, a new ad product is coming to Instagram or both. When Instagram users got the promot...
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Casts ‘Fringe’ Alum for Season 3
“Orange Is the New Black” is adding a “Fringe” element to its upcoming season. The Netflix series has added Blair Brown to its cast for Season 3, a Netflix spokesperson told Th...
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Comic-Con: Marvel to Launch ‘Contest of Champions’ Mobile Game
Marvel has paired up with Kabam to produce “Contest of Champions” as a mobile game that will be released through app stores this fall. In the game, players fight their way through iconic l...
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Variety Celebrates 2014 Class of ’10 Comics to Watch’ at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Fest
Though Montreal’s Just for Laughs comedy confab extends for nearly the entire month of July — mostly for the benefit of French-speaking locals delighted by slapstick routines — for the last wee...
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Russell Simmons Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Art for Life Benefit
Bridgehampton got a little more colorful Saturday when Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Art for Life benefit. Prior to the start of the prog...
Project of the Day: 'Convergence'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
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Petra Ecclestone Pocket Lists The Manor
SELLER: Petra Ecclestone (and James Blunt) LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: In excess of $102,000,000 SIZE: 56,500 square feet YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Buckle your real estate safety belts, butter beans, ...
CBS Bumps Halle Berry's ‘Extant’ to 10 P.M. After Ratings Slip
CBS’ out-of-this world drama “Extant” is moving out of its timeslot. Beginning Wednesday, the series — which stars Halle Berry as an astronaut who returns from a 13-month solo ...
Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's ‘Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children’
Having worked with Tim Burton on “Dark Shadows,” Eva Green is in negotiations to play the title character in the director's adaptation of Ransom Riggs’ novel “Miss Peregrin...
Watch: Season 3 of History's 'Vikings' Promises An Epic Time In This Sneak Peak
"Vikings," the historical drama that first appeared on the History Channel in 2013, may not have the "Game of Thrones" fan base, but that doesn't mean it's lacking in quality. Foll...
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CBS Pushes 'Extant' to 10 p.m.
The Halle Berry drama, which has been soft in live-plus-same-day ratings, will now have a lead-in from a "Criminal Minds" repeat on Wednesday. read more
Watch: Devilish Extended Trailer for 'Horns' Starring Daniel Radcliffe
At the Toronto International Film Festival last year, Daniel Radcliffe premiered three of his newest films, all indies and all interesting. After the reception of "Kill Your Darlings" and wi...
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Anna May Wong Biopic Planned at Fundamental Films
Shanghai-based Fundamental Films is developing “Dragon Lady” about Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American movie star. Producers have approached Chinese actress-singer Fan Bingbing for t...
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How Do the Trailers for 'Fifty Shades' and 'Secretary' Line Up? (Video)
It's James Spader's E. Edward Grey versus Jamie Dornan's Christian Grey in the battle of the big-screen BDSM romances.read more
Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito Join Jon Favreau's ‘Jungle Book’
Oscar winner Christopher Walken and “Breaking Bad” villain Giancarlo Esposito have joined the voice cast of Jon Favreau‘s “The Jungle Book,” Disney announced on Monday. F...
Fantasia Review: Frankenstein Story 'Closer to God' is an Endearing Update
As they say around the water cooler at the genetics research lab, when you're a clone, you're never alone. That's certainly the case for tiny Elizabeth, the replicant/science project of "Closer...
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Ad of the Day: Bone-Crushing Duracell Spots Look at the Same NFL Play From Two Angles
The 2014 NFL season is almost upon us. And while Duracell may have a tough time producing advertising on quite the level of its masterly Derrick Coleman spot from last winter, the pair of ads below&...
‘Sin City’ Women Kick Ass in ‘A Dame to Kill For’ Red Band Trailer (Video)
Jessica Alba, Eva Green, Rosario Dawson and the other ladies of “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” get their moment to shine in the new red band trailer for Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller&...

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