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A Fine Frenzy Singer Alison Sudol Joins USA Event Series ‘Dig’ as Series Regular
USA Network has cast singer-songwriter Alison Sudol, aka A Fine Frenzy, in a series regular role on its upcoming six-episode event series, “Dig.” From co-creators and executive producers T...
‘Hercules’ Trailer: The Rock Is an Insane Greek God With a Lion's Face for a Hat (Video)
For better or worse, this one looks legendary already. On Monday, the first images of Dwayne Johnson as Hercules were published online, but as we can see in this first new trailer, photos could not do...
Vista's Veezi Technology Will Link Independent Theaters to Fandango for Mobile Ticketing
Fandango has partnered with Vista Entertainment Solutions to provide Veezi software that will enable independent theaters owners to work with the online movie ticket broker, the two companies said Tue...
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BlackBerry Messenger Debuts Slate of Ad Products
BlackBerry is introducing ads and virtual stickers into its messenger app as it tries to squeeze value from its core communication service. BlackBerry executives were in New York last week showing o...
Patton Oswalt Returns as Host of the Webby Awards
Comedian Patton Oswalt will return to host the 18th annual Webby Awards, the competition honoring all things on the internet announced on Tuesday. Oswalt, who hosted the last two Webby Awards ceremoni...
Film Movement Taps Michael Rosenberg as Co-President
Indie distributor Film Movement has sold an equity stake to veteran exec Michael E. Rosenberg and tapped him as co-president alongside Adley Gartenstein. Rosenberg previously spent over 26 years at En...
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CinemaCon: Universal Unveils First 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Footage
The studio also showed a trailer for "Unbroken" and footage from "Fast 7" featuring Paul Walker.read more
10 Directors Who Went from Indie Film to Studio Blockbuster (Part 1)
With big-budget studio films like "Ride Along" and "Divergent" starting the year off with a bang, one might be surprised to learn that the directors behind these films started out in the independent f...
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House Subcommittee Sends Reauthorization of Satellite Bill to Full Committee
With a few tweaks, the House communications and technology subcommittee advanced a bill that reauthorizes the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act for five years. The bill now goes to the...
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Obamacare Turns Hospitals Into Insurers, and Insurers Into Healthcare Providers
An elderly woman looks around her home fondly as she sings “There’s no place like home” in an advertising message for a service that helps senior citizens live a happy, healthy lif...
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History Renews 'Vikings' for Third Season
History's debut scripted series, averaging 3.4 million viewers, will return for another round in 2015. read more
'Psych' Star James Roday's Directorial Debut 'Gravy' Will Kick Off The 2014 Friars Club Comedy Film Fest
The sixth annual Friars Club Comedy Film Festival is back with a bunch of hilarity-centric features, docs and shorts, running April 1-5. This year's opening night film will be the world premiere of Ja...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Seizes the Moment at ‘Veep’ Season Three Party
The poll numbers are in: “Veep” is scoring big in its third campaign for HBO. Monday’s premiere screening and party on the Paramount lot for Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ political come...
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Surges Monday With Penultimate Episode
NBC dominated Monday’s ratings race in key demos, winning five of six half-hours among adults 18-49 behind “The Voice” and “The Blacklist,” the latter of which had its se...
‘Mad Men’ Star January Jones Looks Back on Betty: ‘I Respect Her More’ (Exclusive Video)
In the first few seasons of AMC's hit drama, “Mad Men,” Betty Draper was a naive young housewife who put up a lovely facade while her lying, philandering husband slept his way around N...
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CinemaCon: Global Box Office Hits Record $35.9 Billion in 2013 Thanks to China
UPDATED: China becomes the first market in history besides North America to cross the $3 billion mark in box office revenue.read more
Rapper Sean Combs – aka Puffy, P. Diddy and Diddy – Reclaims Puff Daddy Moniker for New Album (Video)
The world has been patiently waiting, and now Sean Combs has returned as Puff Daddy for the first time since changing his stage name to P. Diddy at the start of the new millennium. The rapper announce...
History’s ‘Vikings’ Renewed for Third Season
There are more conquests to be had for History’s “Vikings,” as the cabler has announced it has ordered a 10-episode third season of creator Michael Hirst’s historical drama ser...
Winston Baker to Host 6th Annual TV and Film Finance Forum East In Association with Variety
Global film finance conference producer Winston Baker will host the 6th Annual TV and Film Finance Forum East, in association with Variety. Speakers at this year’s forum, set for April 15 at Got...
‘Hot in Cleveland’ Cast and Crew Give 10 Reasons to Watch Show's Live Premiere (Exclusive Video)
As “Hot in Cleveland” sets to premiere its new season with a live episode on Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, the cast and crew wants fans to know why they think viewers should tune in. In TheWrap...

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