Google Ventures Invests in Cinematic Virtual-Reality Startup Jaunt
Google Ventures is taking a stake in virtual-reality technology startup Jaunt, which is building a system for 360-degree 3D viewing of movies, TV shows and videogames. The funding from Google Venture...
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Entertainment, Media and Communications Deals Hit $74 Billion in Q2
The entertainment, media and communications (EMC) sector reached $74 billion in deal volume in the second quarter, up $67 billion from the same time last year. PwC this week released its Q2 deal in...
Chris Pratt Follows Through on Promise to Surprise Sick Kids in Hospitals
Chris Pratt — a movie star, TV star and all-around cool dude — has lived up to the promise he made before “Guardians of the Galaxy” became a massive box office hit, and visited...
Harrison Ford Takes His Bad Leg Out for a Slide
Harrison Ford isn't taking it easy as he recovers from the broken leg that has delayed shooting on “Star Wars VII.” TMZ posted an exclusive image of the actor, who is recovering from a...
Aaron Paul Preps 'Breaking Bad' Scavenger Hunt To Honor the Show's Last Emmys Run
The Emmy-nominated (and past two-time winner) "Breaking Bad" star has announced a scavenger hunt for anyone in the Hollywood area as a lead-in to Monday night's Emmys awards. Paul announced ...
Wim Wenders to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival
Wim Wenders, the acclaimed German director behind films such as "Paris, Texas" and "Wings of Desire" will be awarded an Honorary Golden Bear at the 65th Berlin International Film F...
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Aaron Paul Announces 'Breaking Bad' Emmys Scavenger Hunt
Souvenirs, bitchread more
HBO's 'Westworld': Why is TV's Next Great Cast Starring in A Show About Robots?
If you've been hearing a lot about the 1973 film "Westworld" lately, HBO is the reason. The premium cable network is currently developing a pilot based on Michael Crichton's tale of a theme ...
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Raises $10.3 Million in Just 24 Hours
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge reached new heights on Wednesday by raising an astonishing $10.3 million in a single day. The ALS Association released the figure on Thursday, just a day after it touted $...
9 Documentary Directors Who've Made the Leap to Narrative (or Vice Versa)
Joe BerlingerJoe Berlinger's career broke out when HBO assigned him to direct a documentary about the trial of three Satan-worshiping, teenage murderers. "As it turns out, because we paid attenti...
Emmys 2014 Behind the Scenes: The Stylemaker Behind Emmys’ Golden Boys
Ilaria Urbinati has a proven reputation as a go-to dresser for some of Hollywood's most notable men — but at the moment, the trusted stylist has an opinion with which her clients would likel...
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Jaunt Aims to Kick-Start Hollywood Virtual Reality With $27.8 Million in New Funding
"We think over next few years, as the technology becomes available, virtual reality will see mass adoption," says co-founder Jens Christensenread more
‘300’ Producer Mark Canton Starts Mad Riot Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)
Mark Canton is pushing into New York City with Mad Riot Entertainment, a movie and TV development production company. The “300” producer is serving as a partner and creative consultant for...
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15-Year-Old YouTuber Lohanthony Doles Out Advice for Vloggers
At the age of 14, most people are concerned about starting high school. YouTube star Anthony Quintal—known to his fans as Lohanthony—had to manage hosting his own MTV Web show on top of ...
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Condé Nast Names Vanity Fair Publisher Menicheschi President of Media Group
It’s been a busy month for Condé Nast. In the past few weeks alone, the company announced that it would be spinning off Lucky magazine, reorganizing its food properties and selling WWD ...
Liam Neeson to be Honored at Zurich Film Festival, Will Present Latest Crime Drama 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'
"A Walk Among the Tombstones," a crime thriller starring Liam Neeson, has been selected by the Zurich Film Festival as their Gala Premiere and will screen at their 10th annual celebration.&n...
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Evangeline Lilly Unveils Her 'Ant-Man' Hairdo on Instagram
Actress is looking very Wasp-ishread more
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Carson Daly Welcomes Baby Girl
"It's time for our weekly segment — a 'Today' show baby!"read more
Conde Nast Media Group Names Vanity Fair Publisher Edward Menicheschi CMO and President
Condé Nast Media Group has named Vanity Fair publisher Edward Menicheschi its chief marketing officer and president. He will succeed Lou Cona, who in April 2013 was named the company's president...
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Dave Grohl Welcomes Baby Girl
Ophelia joins Violet Maye and Harper Willowread more