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Safdie Brothers Wrap Latest Project, Form Filmmaker-Driven Indie Studio
Josh and Benny Safdie, the New York filmmakers behind 2010's “Daddy Longlegs” and 2008's “The Pleasure of Being Robbed,” have wrapped production on their latest film, &...
Sam Register Promoted to President of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) promoted Sam Register to the newly created position of president, WBA and Warner Digital Series. In the new role, Register will head up a newly formed live-action digital ...
Tribeca Video: The 'Intramural' Crew Tell You How to Succeed In the Movie Business
Over the weekend at the Apple store in SoHo, Indiewire's Nigel M. Smith spoke with the funny guys behind "Intramural," a sports comedy film playing at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The conversation ...
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William Hurt Drops Out of 'Midnight Rider'
The star of the biopic, cast as singer Gregg Allman, has left the project following the on-set death of Sarah Jones on Feb. 20. read more
A Malevolent ‘Dream’ From Lana Del Rey
A 90-second trailer for “Maleficent” — Disney’s film starring Angelina Jolie as Sleeping Beauty’s beguiling nemesis — aired during the Grammys on Jan. 26, set to Lana Del Rey’s subversiv...
Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin Heading to ‘Driftless Area’
In a pre-Cannes move, Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin, John Hawkes, Ciaran Hinds and Alia Shawkat are starring in dark comedy “The Driftless Area” from Unified Pictures and Bron Studios. Th...
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Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'
The Black Keys and St. Vincent will join the actress and the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star, respectively, in May.read more
Summer Movie Preview: The 40 Indies You Must See
The summer movie season isn't exactly best known for independent film. With billions of dollars set to be spent on a vast amount of sequels and remakes ("The Amazing Spider Man 2," "X-Men: Days of...
Movie Maestros Invade the Concert Hall
Is the stigma finally disappearing? Next month, the Pacific Symphony in Costa Mesa, Calif., will present three nights of classical music showcasing concert works by composers better known for their mo...
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Billy Eichner on His Slow (and Loud) Rise to Stardom
The former theater major now attracts a lengthy roster of A-listers (Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, Seth Meyers) to his Fuse game show "Billy on the Street," and has become a scene-stealer on NB...
‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Dies After Paragliding Accident
Eric Hill, a contestant on the upcoming season of ABC’s dating reality series “The Bachelorette,” died Wednesday after being critically injured in a paragliding accident on April 20. Hill’s si...
London Theater Review: ‘Privacy’ at the Donmar Warehouse
Crackerjack comic timing was the last thing anyone expected from an alarming play about 21st-century concerns over data, secrecy and power. But it’s all over James Graham’s dazzler “Privacy.” ...
Hollywood Sex Ring Case: Gary Goddard's Lawyer Blasts ‘Cookie-Cutter’ Allegations
An attorney for Gary Goddard, the producer who's been accused of sexually abusing Michael Egan when he was a minor, fired back in a strongly worded statement Wednesday, saying that the accusations...
Netflix Gives 13-Episode Order to Spanish-Language Original Comedy
Netflix has ordered its first Spanish-language original series: a satire from Mexican director Gaz Alazraki that centers on what happens behind-the-scenes in professional fútbol. Alazraki most recent...
‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Dies in Paragliding Accident (Update)
Eric Hill, a 32-year-old contestant on the upcoming season of ABC's “The Bachelorette,” died in a paragliding accident over the weekend. “On behalf of all of us at ‘The Bac...
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Slate Launches Paid Membership Program
If you want to get into the new members-only section of Slate, you’re going to have to pay. This week, the online publication unveiled Slate Plus. While the rest of the site—and the maj...
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TV Ratings: 'Supernatural' Grows, Dipping 'Voice' Leads Night
NBC takes a Tuesday demo win, while CBS repeats bring in the most viewers and "The Originals" logs a low. read more
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has Passionate Clown Sex in GQ (Photo)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus went all the way with a clown for GQ's May issue. The “Veep” star posed completely au naturale for photographer Mark Seliger in a passionate clown-themed, love-maki...
WME’s Amos Newman Emerges From the Shadow of Showbiz Royalty
Three years into its existence, WME’s Music for Visual Media Dept. is trumpeting major successes for its newbie composers, from Alex Ebert’s Golden Globe win for “All Is Lost” to Junkie XL’s...
Richard Curtis Fights to End Global Poverty
British romantic comedy scribe Richard Curtis (“Notting Hill,” “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “Love Actually”) may have folded up his directing chair, but he’s made a short video for the non...

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