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Marvin Gaye's Children Use Audio Mashup to Prove 'Blurred Lines' Is Infringing
In a court submission, the vocal material of "Blurred Lines" plays over the instrumental of "Got to Give It Up," and vice versaread more
‘Vampire Diaries’ Elena Has Trouble Moving On in New Trailer (Video)
Elena's had several months to mourn the death of Damon, but it appears she's still not quite ready to move on. In the first official trailer released for Season 6 of “The Vampire Diaries...
Toronto: Casts Collide at HFPA/InStyle Festival Bash
The annual HFPA and InStyle Toronto Film Festival bash moved a couple days earlier on the party grid this year. Its Saturday slot ensured the reliably elegant event was a destination for a larger-than...
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SheTaxis App Lets Women Hail Female Drivers
The latest entrant in the increasingly contested taxi and ride-share space is going niche. According to a report in The New York Times, the app-based service called SheTaxis will allow women to cal...
Marc Graboff Exits Core Media Group as 21st Century Fox Closes In on Apollo Pact
Marc Graboff’s departure from Core Media Group is the first shoe to fall in the pending agreement between 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management involving Apollo’s Endemol and Core ...
Scott Pelley To Report From Iraq This Week For ‘CBS Evening News’
Scott Pelley will report from Iraq this week during “The CBS Evening News,” CBS News said in a statement Monday. The anchor is already in Iraq, the network said, offering few details. He i...
'Boardwalk Empire': What to Know About Season 5 Episode 1, 'Golden Days for Boys and Girls'
The Whole Kit and Caboodle While flashbacks shed light on his coming-of-age in Atlantic City, present day (1931) finds Nucky (Steve Buscemi) in Cuba to forge new deals in preparation for the end of P...
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'Die Hard' Director John McTiernan: U.S. Embroiled In 'Second Civil War'
Recently released from prison, the director turned his career honor at the Deauville festival into a political speechread more
Reese Witherspoon in ‘Wild': No Makeup? No Problem
Reese Witherspoon looks raw, ragged, bruised and battered onscreen in Jean-Marc Vallee‘s “Wild,” which premiered in Telluride and came to the Toronto International Film Festival on M...
'Dear White People' Official Poster Brings the Razor Sharp Satire
Writer-director Justin Simien's persistently funny "Dear White People" was the talk of the town at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year after it earned the Special Jury Award for Bre...
Warner Bros. Promotes Courtney Armstrong to Executive Vice President of Worldwide Business Affairs
Warner Bros. promoted Courtney Armstrong to executive vice president of worldwide business affairs, taking over for the retiring Patti Connolly. Armstrong will oversee day-to-day business and legal as...
10 Questions With ‘The Cobbler’ Director Tom McCarthy: Adam Sandler, Superheroes, Method Man and What TIFF Means
Whether he's behind or in front of the camera, Tom McCarthy has had a fascinating career. The director's latest indie movie, “The Cobbler,” makes its world premiere in Toronto this...
Toronto: Arab Spring Documentary ‘We Are the Giant’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Music Box Films has picked up U.S. rights (minus TV broadcast) to Greg Barker’s Arab Spring documentary “We Are the Giant.” Music Box will release the film theatrically later this ye...
Sesame Workshop Appoints Jeffrey Dunn as President and CEO
There's a new boss on “Sesame Street.” Jeffrey Dunn, former president and CEO of HiT Entertainment, has been appointed president and CEO of Sesame Workshop, the company behind the chil...
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Spotify Jumps Into Video With Branded Advertising
Following in the footsteps of competitors Pandora and iHeartRadio, Spotify is launching video ads to help monetize its 30 million consumers who stream digital music. The first brands to run campaign...
Fox Nabs ‘Minority Report’ Pilot with Big Commitment
Fox has made a hefty pilot commitment to “Minority Report,” an adaptation of the futuristic 2002 Steven Spielberg pic, from 20th Century Fox TV and Paramount TV. Max Borenstein, who wrote ...
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Warner Bros. Promotes Courtney D. Armstrong to Executive VP, Worldwide Business Affairs
Patti Connolly, who currently holds the position, will retire in the fallread more
Vince Klaseus Named President of Universal Brand Development
Universal Studios has made Vince Klaseus president of Universal brand development, the company announced on Monday. Klaseus will report directly to Universal head Jeff Shell. In the newly-created role...
‘Penny Dreadful’ Casts Broadway Star Patti LuPone for Season 2
“Penny Dreadful” is beefing up its cast big-time as it prepares for its second season. The “Showtime” drama has cast Patti LuPone as a guest star for Season 2. The two-time Ton...
Toronto Interview: Jennifer Aniston on Her ‘Dream Role’
Jennifer Aniston says her performance in new drama “Cake” was physically and emotionally tough, but it was “beyond a dream role.” Aniston came to the Variety Studio Monday to c...

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