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Universal, Imagine Acquire Anne Rice's 'The Vampire Chronicles' Book Series
The acquisition encompasses the entire body of existing and future novels in the series.read more
Anne Rice's ‘Vampire Chronicles’ Series Lands at Universal, Imagine
Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to author Anne Rice's novels in “The Vampire Chronicles” series for Brian Grazer and Imagine Entertainment to produce with Alex Kurtzman and ...
Anne Rice’s ‘Vampire Chronicles’ Takes Flight at Universal
Setting up a potential “Twilight”-like franchise, Universal Pictures has acquired movie rights to Anne Rice’s novels in “The Vampire Chronicles” series for Brian Grazer and Imagine E...
King of the World and Harry Potter Try to Conquer Specialty Box Office
James Cameron and Daniel Radcliffe, two guys who know their way around a blockbuster, are opening more intimate — and very different — movies at the specialty box office this weekend. Came...
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Hilton's Social Media Offer: Free Weekends for Travel Photo Winners
Hilton Worldwide, which is reporting strong second quarter earnings, has launched the latest phase of its social media marketing campaign which rewards travel photo winners with free weekends at mor...
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New 'Book of Life' Trailer Introduces Love Triangle, Giant Sword (Video)
Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana and Diego Luna voice characters in the animated film from producer Guillermo del Toro.read more
Roadtrip Comedy ‘Bastards’ Heads to Alcon with ‘Hangover’ Cinematographer to Direct
Alcon Entertainment is in negotiations to finance and produce roadtrip comedy “Bastards.” The project was in development at Paramount, but has been put into turnaround. Lawrence Sher is at...
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Auntie Anne’s Debuts App to Help You Track Your Pretzel Addiction
Would you use a mobile app to keep track of how many pretzels you bought? That's the idea behind Auntie Anne's national rollout of its loyalty program and its accompanying app dubbed My...
Horror Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80
Philip Marshak, a director known for his work on numerous horror and X-rated films of the 1970s and ‘80s, died Thursday, July 24 in Los Angeles after a battle with diabetes and leukemia. He was 80. ...
8 Questions With ‘Portlandia’ Star Fred Armisen: Emmy Nominee Quickie
Fred Armisen is finally getting acknowledged for his comedic chops after 11 nomination-less years on NBC's “Saturday Night Live.” While he was previously nominated for his work behind-...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Pushes Disney to More Than $1 Billion Domestically
“Guardians of the Galaxy” pushed Walt Disney Studios over the $1 billion mark domestically this week. Overseas, Disney’s $4 billion purchase of Marvel has continued to reap dividends...
Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Lucy’ Wow Bows In France
LOCARNO – Scarlett Johansson action fantasy “Lucy” has made the best first-day bow of any Luc Besson film ever in the director’s native France. Distribbed by Besson’s own EuropaCorp Distribu...
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TV Ratings: 'Hell on Wheels' Makes a Solid Return to AMC
Sundays may have been lacking lately with "Halt and Catch Fire," but the period drama just opened its fourth season slightly improved on Saturday night.read more
‘Let’s Be Cops’ Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)
Who needs critics when you’ve got Twitter? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about “Let’s Be Cops” — the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 ̵...
Watch: First Trailer for ‘Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’
Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” eight months ahead of its March platform release in the U.S. The original “Best Exotic Marigol...
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Pentatonix Announces 'Vol. 3' Release Date, Second Holiday Album
The viral a cappella quintet noted the fall dates of two albums with RCA Records.read more
Locarno Review: 'The Princess of France' Presents Shakespeare as You've Never Seen It Before
Argentine director Matias Piñero has steadily developed a penchant for borrowing from one of the most famous storytellers in history — no less than William Shakespeare — yet brings a confid...
Smithsonian Magazine Honors Roseanne Cash
Smithsonian Magazine will hold its 3rd Annual American Ingenuity Awards in October, honoring eight of the most innovative people in the arts and sciences. And this year, the award for performing arts...
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News Corp Revenues, Earnings Down Slightly in Fiscal 2014
A year after it was spun off, the publishing company touts international and organic growth.read more
News Corp Misses Earnings Estimates at End of First Standalone Year
News Corporation just celebrated its first full year as a standalone company, but probably isn't busting out the champagne, as its earnings fell shy of analysts’ marks. On Thursday (Aug 7), ...

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