DreamWorks Animation’s Road to Recovery Shaky, Analysts Say
DreamWorks Animation’s announcement that it will slash its workforce by nearly 20 percent and its film output by a third underscores a struggling genre and the company’s desperation to...
Chiwetel Ejiofor Nearing Deal to Co-Star in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’
Chiwetel Ejiofor is nearing a deal for a key role alongside his “12 Years a Slave” co-star Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” multiple individuals famili...
How Peggy Charren Outflanked the Children’s TV Establishment
Anybody who thinks one person can’t make a difference clearly never met Peggy Charren, who has died at the age of 86. The founder of Action for Children’s Television, Charren lobbied for and achie...
Ameriprise Splits with R/GA, Searches for a New Lead Shop
Ameriprise Financial's experiment of using a digital agency for traditional ads has ended. The financial planning company has split with R/GA, which had been lead creative agency since 2009 and...
7 Best Things Said About Julianne Moore At Her Career Tribute
The Museum of Moving Image paid tribute to Julianne Moore's career on Tuesday in New York to a crowd populated by close family friends, famous faces and dedicated admirers. Steve Buscemi, Ethan Hawke,...
The Best Things Robert Redford Said on the Opening Day of Sundance 2015
As per tradition at the Sundance Film Festival every year, the event's top honchos (Festival Director John Cooper, Sundance Institute Executive Director Keri Putnam and Founder Robert R...
Al Pacino Signs With UTA
The Oscar-winning legend of stage and screen has signed with Tracey Jacobs at UTA. Pacino has moved around a bit of late, going from CAA to ICM Partners, where he lasted only a couple of years before ...
DreamWorks Animation Trims Slate to Two Films Per Year
As part of the restructuring, execs Dawn Taubin and Mark Zoradi are exiting the company and Lew Coleman is retiring.read more
Aziz Ansari Signs With WME
Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari has signed with WME's Sharon Jackson. Jackson is the agent for a host of today's hottest comic talent, including Ansari's Parks and Recreation colleague, Amy...
Ad of the Day: Agency Helps Ex-Cons by Turning Their Prison Tattoos Into Something Beautiful
Covering up bad prison tattoos for social rehabilitation isn't an obvious charity, but it's the primary function of the Freedom Tattoos project, a service provided by Poland's Pedagogium...
Watch: Brazil's Sundance Entry 'The Second Mother' Channels 'The Help' in New Trailer
As close as relationships can be with employer families and their "help," those same relationships can be fraught with underlying tension. The film's official synopsis reads: "Val is th...
After Years Away, Gerry Graf Returns to the Heaven and Hell of Making a Super Bowl Ad
Gerry Graf has made more than his share of Super Bowl commercials over the years while working at agencies like Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi. He's been awa...
Sundance: Tribeca Film Lands 'Misery Loves Comedy'
The documentary shares the journeys of over 50 funny filmmakers, writers, directors, actors and comedians.read more
Watch: 'Hannibal' Season 3 Trailer Commences the Hunt and Offers...Forgiveness?
"Hannibal" fans must be downright salivating by now. After the will-they-or-won't-they waiting period regarding the NBC series' cancellation, fannibals rejoiced at the renewal news in May ...
Paula Abdul Returns to Fox, Joins 'So You Think You Can Dance' as New Judge
The 'American Idol' and 'X Factor' alum will sit with fellow newcomer Jason Derulo on Nigel Lythgoe's panel. read more
A Real-Life 'Avengers'? Check Out the Exclusive Poster For Sundance Doc 'Racing Extinction'
In his Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers profile, "Racing Extinction" director Louie Psihoyos described his film as, "Like 'The Avengers' - but real." In the same vein as his previ...
Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Sickened 70 People
The illness has spread to five U.S. states and Mexico but the vast majority of infections, which people who have not been vaccinated are most susceptible to, occurred in California.read more
Zac Efron to Star in 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates'
Jake Szymanski is directing the Fox and Chernin comedyread more
With Super Bowl XLIX Just Days Away, NFL Brand Perception is Down by Half
With just two weeks to Super Bowl XLIX, the National Football League is still reeling from a string of domestic abuse controversies last fall: Consumer perception of the brand is just half of what i...
'Glee,' 'Whiplash' Breakout Set as CBS' 'Supergirl'
Melissa Benoist will star in the Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler drama based on the DC Comics character.read more

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