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Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Peter Dinklage Lead 'Angry Birds' Movie Voice Cast
Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Kate McKinnon, Tony Hale, Ike Barinholtz, Hannibal Buress and Keegan-Michael Key will also fly in the filmread more
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HBO, MTV and ABC Family Earn Top Marks in LGBT TV Report
While three other networks get failing grades from GLAADread more
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The Unique New Way for TV Shows to Get Financed
Little Engine Productions, the company behind USA's 'Rush,' also functions as a studio to provide "gap" financing for straight-to-series projectsread more
Antonio Banderas Scolds Hollywood for Playing it Safe at The Zurich Film Festival
On the back of many action-oriented roles back in Hollywood ("The Expendables 3," "Machete Kills," "Haywire"), Antonio Banderas dropped by the Zurich Film Festival on Fri...
Legendary, Derek Jeter Launch Digital Media Startup for Pro Athletes to Post ‘Unfiltered’ Content
Derek Jeter, the now-retired New York Yankees ballplayer, has a new career: multimedia entrepreneur. Jeter is teaming up with movie studio Legendary Entertainment to launch The Players’ Tribune, a...
Entertainment One Inks First-Look Deal with U.K. Genre House Hammer
LONDON — Entertainment One and U.K. genre producer Hammer have inked an exclusive multi-year first-look movie pact, which includes production, financing and distribution. Hammer’s credits ...
Top Iranian Film Directors Launch Internet Campaign Pleading For Nuclear Deal
With the deadline looming for Tehran to reach a nuclear agreement with world powers, six top Iranian film directors have launched an Internet campaign with the tagline “there is no deal that is ...
Jeffrey Katzenberg to Headline London Film Festival Industry Program
LONDON — Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, will headline the industry events program at the BFI London Film Festival in a keynote conversation with fest director Clare Stewart. An...
Argentina’s Daniel Burman Abandons Co-productions With Brazil (EXCLUSIVE)
RIO DE JANEIRO — Nixing – momentarily, at least – one of the most promising of new pan-Latin American production partnerships, Daniel Burman, director of Berlin Grand Jury Prize and Silv...
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Premiere Week's Pains and Gains: How DVR Is Skewing the Definition of Success
New shows 'Gotham' and 'How to Get Away With Murder' shine but many returning shows drop as networks seek to redefine the ratings gameread more
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Inside SoftBank's Studio Grab: Is a DreamWorks Deal Really Dead?
Japan's richest man begins a Hollywood courtship as Jeffrey Katzenberg floats a $4 billion sale to Rupert Murdoch, Legendary seeks an investor and everyone wonders what big deal is nextread more ...
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What's Behind Peter Chernin's Acquisition of YouTube Network Fullscreen
Chernin Group and AT&T's Otter Media are taking a majority stake in the company: "It's really the alignment of a long-term strategy," Fullscreen CEO George Strompolos saysread more
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Canada's Bell Media Invests in Social Network Hubub
The TV networks giant will spend millions to market the digital start-upread more
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Analyst: Netflix Film Strategy Could Get Company Exclusive Content Abroad
He calls it "a great way" to generate publicity and compares the cost to what Netflix pays for DreamWorks Animation films read more
‘Twilight’ Coming Back to the Screen as Five Original Facebook Short Films
“Twilight” fans have had to settle for rereading Stephenie Meyer's books and rewatching the five films in the franchise to get their regular fix, but there is new content on the way fo...
BUSAN: Sewol Victim Families Urge Halt of Ferry Disaster Screening at Festival
On the eve of the Busan festival, families of some of the victims of April's Sewol ferry disaster have called on the city mayor to block screenings a controversial documentary
Comcast’s Cloud DVR Now Streams Recordings over Any U.S. Internet Connection
Comcast is adding a new wrinkle to its X1 network DVR service: Subscribers can now access their personal recordings out of the home on a mobile device, over any Internet connection. Previously, X1 clo...
Brazil’s Total, Mexico’s Alebrije Team For Brazilian Remake of ‘Instructions Not Included’ (EXCLUSIVE)
RIO DE JANEIRO  — In a mega co-production pact announced out of the RioMarket, Walkiria Barbosa’s Rio-based Total Filmes and Monica Lozano’s Alebrije Cine y Video have inked for a Brazilia...
Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph to Star in Diego Luna’s ‘Mr. Pig’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Actor-director-producer Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Blindness,” “2012”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”) will star in Diego Luna’s English-language “Mr....
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Busan, China's Youku to Finance Rookie Filmmakers
The South Korean fest and Chinese online video giant will finance short films from emerging and experienced directorsread more