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New Rovio CEO Faces a Host of Challenges
Is it possible to build a viable company (let alone an entertainment empire) on the back of a mobile video game app that may have seen its day? Good question, and Finnish tech firm Rovio is hoping a...
Transgender Rocker Laura Jane Grace to Star in New AOL Series (Video)
Rock star and transgender activist Laura Jane Grace stars in her own series on AOL titled “True Trans With Laura Jane Grace.” Produced by AOL Studios, the 10-episode series premieres on...
‘Prison Break’ Stars Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller to Reunite on ‘The Flash’
“Prison Break” stars Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller are guest starring as villains in a Season 1 episode of the CW's “The Flash,” an individual with knowledge of th...
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Visa Rolls Out Online Payments Campaign for NFL Opening Day
Fall is around the corner, which to many Americans is synonomous with football season. Accordingly, Visa is reminding fans that its Checkout online payment system speeds purchases so they can get ba...
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Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig in Early Talks for Ridley Scott's 'Martian'
They would star opposite Matt Damon, as a man on Marsread more
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'Super Hero September' Only Latest Salvo in Marvel vs. DC War
The battle for the hearts and minds of fans continues with a monthlong promo read more
Venice Film Review: ‘Dearest’
As if the subject of child abduction weren’t enough to get anyone’s blood boiling, throw in China’s one-child policy (no replacements allowed without a death certificate) and you have the making...
Screen Media Acquires Chris Messina's Directorial Debut 'Alex of Venice'
Screen Media Films has announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to "Alex of Venice," actor Chris Messina's ("The Mindy Project") directorial debut which premiered at the Tribe...
CSX: ‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers Denied Access Twice Before Crash
Railroad operator CSX Transportation has filed a cross claim against the filmmakers behind “Midnight Rider,” contending that the company twice denied them permission to film on train track...
Annie Awards Open for 2014 Submissions
The submission period for entries for the 42nd annual Annie Awards has opened, and the ASIFA-Hollywood-backed kudos for animation has added a new category. Hopefuls can now submit entries for characte...
Ariana Grande Nabs Second Consecutive No. 1 Album With ‘My Everything’
TV and pop starlet Ariana Grande has gone two for two, as her second collection “My Everything” has become her second consecutive No. 1 album. The Nickelodeon star’s Universal Republic effort ca...
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Frito-Lay Uses Thursday Night NFL Games to Add Facebook Fans
Frito-Lay is counting on NFL fans to drive its Facebook effort for the potato chip brand Stax with a promotion that ties into Thursday Night Football games this fall. Starting Sept. 7, and during e...
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MTV to Air 'Tonight Show' in Africa
Jimmy Fallon's show has so far not had a TV deal on the continentread more
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Oren Aviv Joins Robert Simonds' New Film and TV Studio
He'll serve as president and chief content officer of the motion picture groupread more
Hot Snakes Media Adds Three to Executive Team
Hot Snakes Media founders Eric and Shannon Evangelista have announced the expansion of their company with new hires Hal Lewis, Billy Murphy and Paul Listro. Lewis joins Hot Snakes Media as executive v...
YouTube May Be Worth Up to $40 Billion—More Than Twitter
YouTube, broken out from Google’s overall business, is potentially worth more than Twitter with a valuation up to $40 billion, according to an analysis released today by Jefferies. The report ...
Jessica Chastain Joins Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Jessica Chastain is in early talks for the female lead opposite Matt Damon the Fox sci-fi pic “The Martian.” Ridley Scott is directing. Simon Kinberg, who has been with this project from t...
George Clooney to Direct Movie About U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal
George Clooney has come on to direct “Hack Attack” for Sony Pictures, delving into the hot-button topic of celebrity privacy scandals. The pic will be an adaptation of journalist Nick Da...
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George Clooney to Direct Phone-Hacking Scandal Movie for Sony
'Hack Attack' explores the Rupert Murdoch media scandalread more
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Patricia Clarkson to Star in HBO Romantic Drama
She'll reunite with producer Alan Poul ("Six Feet Under") and "Cairo Time" writer Ruba Nadda for "Elisabeth"read more