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Viacom CEO: 'We Have the Strategic Scale,' Don't Need to Buy It
Philippe Dauman says the entertainment company is "in good shape" despite pay TV consolidation and recent deal chatter.read more
Formosa Group to Re-Open Former POP Sound Facility
Post-production sound company Formosa Group will re-open the recently shuttered facilities of Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica, once a fixture of the Westside’s thriving post-production scene of t...
‘Altman’ Documentary Captures ‘Force of Nature,’ Friends and Family Say
Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as “Nashville” and “McCabe & Mrs. Miller” dominates the screen in a new docu...
‘The Fault In Our Stars’ To Get Bollywood Remake Treatment From Fox India
Cancer drama has youth, universal appeal.
Geekie Awards to Honor Gale Anne Hurd, LeVar Burton (Exclusive)
The Geekie Awards announced that Oscar and Emmy-winning producer Gale Anne Hurd will receive the Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award from the award's first recipient, Stan Lee. Additionally, LeVar...
Tribeca Film Festival Sets 2015 Submissions and Festival Dates
The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival has locked in April 15-26 for its 2015 edition, and has set a rolling series of deadlines for submissions. In preparation for the upcoming fest, staffer Genna Terrano...
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UCLA Flood: Pipe Burst Cause Revealed
Outdated practices played a role in the rupture of a nearly 100-year-old pipe that unleashed 20 million gallons of water in L.A. last week.read more
The 10 Films That Shaped Me: 'What If' Director Michael Dowse Lists the Comedies That Influenced Him
"Man Bites Dog" (Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel, Benoit Poelvoorde, 1992) Dowse's first pick is an odd one, even for him: the pitch black Belgian faux documentary follows a serial killer as he s...
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Maroon 5 to Perform at MTV VMAs
The pop outfit, fronted by "The Voice's" Adam Levine, will take the stage for the first time on the awards show. read more
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Apple, Samsung Agree to Drop Lawsuits Outside U.S.
The agreement does not involve any licensing arrangements and the two companies will continue to pursue their existing U.S. patent cases.read more
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Sky Deutschland Posts Quarterly Loss, Adds Subs
The German pay TV giant, which Rupert Murdoch's Fox is planning to sell to BSkyB, added 82,000 subs in the latest period.read more
Emperor Boss Albert Yeung Allowed to Sue Google, HK Court Rules
Case focuses on whether Internet giant should censor defamatory search results
How a Director Made a Sci-Fi Marvel in Five Days With No Script and No Budget
Director James Ward Byrkit stripped his vision down to the barest of bones to achieve a mind-shifting, metaphysical freakout about a dinner party gone cosmically awry. This film explodes with ideas, a...
Project of the Day: 'Driving with Selvi'
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...
Oscars: Hungary Selects ‘White God’ as Academy Award Entry
LONDON — Hungary has selected Kornel Mundruczo’s “White God,” which won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes, as its entry for the Oscars’ foreign-language film category. The decisi...
NFL, Hot Reality Shows Keep NBC On Top of Weekly Ratings
The return of football combined with two nights of “America’s Got Talent” and a season high for “American Ninja Warrior” to put NBC atop the demo rankings last week as th...
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Stars Face Hollywood Backlash in War of Words Over Israel
Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz face backlash over explosive comments as Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh goes public with his disgust and Haim Saban rallies mostly silent moguls.read more
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Female Ghostbusters? Why Studios Want More Women-Led Blockbusters
It's no coincidence that films about lady superheroes and "Expendabelles" are among the projects in the works.read more
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'Big Bang Theory's' Big Bucks: Why the Cast Will Earn $1 Million Per Episode
Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco closed "Friends"-like packages that could earn them $100 million each over three years.read more
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Tracy Morgan More Excited About LL Cool J's 'Get Well Soon' Than Obama's (Video)
Tuesday's late-night TV shows also saw "Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev challenge Jimmy Fallon to a game of giant beer pong.read more

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