Major Theater Chains to Boycott Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’
Major theater chains are refusing to show “Beasts of No Nation,” the Cary Fukunaga drama that Netflix bought this week for $12 million, because the company is debuting the film simultaneo...
Shazam Will Make Its Smartwatches Debut Later This Year
Shazam has designs on reaching a much broader audience through platforms beyond smartphones. The music-and-TV app later this year will include functionalities on smartwatches, the company revealed t...
Sony’s ‘Project Morpheus’ Virtual Reality Headset to Launch in Early 2016
A year after introducing its virtual reality headset “Project Morpheus” as a prototype, Sony announced Tuesday that the device will launch in the first half of 2016. Sony first revealed th...
Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Star Wars Rebels’ for Season 2
Sarah Michelle Gellar, best known for kicking butt as the title character in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” will join the voice cast of Disney XD’s “Star Wars Rebels” in a r...
‘Acquitted’ Becomes Norway’s Biggest TV Drama Hit
PARIS — “Acquitted,” FremantleMedia International’s drama series, has achieved the biggest launch ever on Norway’s pubcaster TV2. The one-hour series was made under the n...
Yahoo's New Season of Community Spoofs Age of Ultron Trailer
Yes, it's really happening, folks: Yahoo Screen's sixth season of Community—the one that nearly didn't happen because of low ratings and a difficult relationship between creator Da...
Guy-Centric Spike Network Hopes Scripted Shows Like Tut Will Entice Female Viewers
Viacom's bro-centric Spike network hasn't been in the upper echelons of cable TV in the recent past, but the company plans to change all that. Today at Manhattan's Cipriani 42nd Street, ...
ABC's 'Uncle Buck' to Star Mike Epps
Taking on the role played by John Candy in the 1989 John Hughes movie, with Nia Long also joining the pilot.read more
Watch: Sam Worthington Hatches a Plan in 'Kidnapping Mr. Heineken' Clip
What lengths are some people willing to go to to pull off the perfect crime? Sam Worthington aims to test his limits in this clip for the upcoming film, "Kidnapping Mr. Keineken." Directed ...
Bryan Singer Tackling Sci-Fi Classic 'The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress' for Fox (Exclusive)
"Arrow" exec producer Marc Guggenheim will adapt the novel written by sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein. read more
Watch: New Clues Emerge in Exclusive 'The Captive' Deleted Scene
Released theatrically by A24 last year, Lionsgate Home Entertainment is bringing writer-director Atom Egoyan's 2014 film "The Captive" to Blu-ray and DVD today, March 3. Eight years after t...
Michael Bay's '13 Hours' Finds Its Sniper in 'The Office' Actor (Exclusive)
David Denman will reunite with his 'Office' co-star John Krasinski for Paramount's adaptation of the book by Michael Zuckoff. read more
Attention Documentary Filmmakers and Transmedia Artists: Apply to the POV Hackathon
Calling all documentary filmmakers, transmedia artists, web developers and multimedia journalists: the deadline for POV Hackathon 8 is coming up soon (Friday, March 6 at midnight ET). POV Hackath...
Report: Diversity Remains a Crippling Problem in TV Writers' Rooms
Despite ostensible improvements in TV representation over the past few years, a new report released by the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) rather firmly makes the case that things aren't getting ...
Review: 'Buzzard' is a Twisted, Hilarious Anti-Capitalist Masterpiece
The opening minutes of Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" include a prolonged shot of hustling temp worker Marty (Joshua Burge) as he calmly attempts to con the bank that barely employs him out of a f...
Box-Office Milestone: 'The Imitation Game' Crosses $200 Million Globally
The Oscar-winning historical drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Enigma code-breaker Alan Turing.read more
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: The Internet Now Has the Referee It Needs
In his early evening keynote appearance at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler essentially continued his victory lap five days after his agency v...
SXSW: Exclusive 'Raiders!' Poster Will Take You Back
The documentary film "Raiders!" is a curious exercise in meta-narrative; it's a film about a film that is a remake of another film. Co-directed by Jeremy Coon (producer and editor on "N...
'Man Seeking Woman' Renewed for Second Season by FXX
FXX has greenlit a second season for its high-concept comedy series "Man Seeking Woman." The sitcom follows Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel), a dorky 20-something embarking on a fantastical qu...
New Films Starring James Franco, Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning to Premiere at 2015 Tribeca Film Festival
Today, the Tribeca Film Festival made its first major programming announcement for the 2015 edition, following the earlier reveal of opening night film "Live From New York!," by releasing th...

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