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Judge Won't Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in 'Hobbit' Fight
Fighting claims that it has gone beyond the scope of its rights, Warner Bros. made a bid to disqualify Greenberg Glusker from representing the plaintiffs.read more
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TV Ratings: 'The Leftovers' Audience Climbing to 8 Million Viewers
The freshman HBO drama is scoring substantial growth across platforms, as lead-in "True Blood" continues to drive Sundays on the pay cable network.read more
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Comic-Con: 'Gotham' EP on Gordon's Origin Story and Lessons From Other Genre Shows
Showrunner Bruno Heller talks with THR about the Batman-themed series before his anticipated Fox pilot makes its big debut in Hall H on July 26.read more
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Tim Pastore Tapped as President of Original Programming at Nat Geo
The Emmy-nominated producer will transition from his role as exec vp production and development at National Geographic Studios and start his new position Aug. 18.read more
National Geographic Channels Names Tim Pastore President, Original Programming and Production
National Geographic Channels CEO Courteney Monroe announced on Tuesday that Emmy-nominated producer and television veteran Tim Pastore will be joining the network as president, original programming an...
‘Brothers & Sisters’ Alum Luke MacFarlane, Hannah John-Kamen and Aaron Ashmore Join Syfy's ‘Killjoys’
“Brothers & Sisters” alum Luke MacFarlane, Hannah John-Kamen and Aaron Ashmore have been cast as the leads in Syfy's newest scripted series “Killjoys,” the cable netw...
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Walt Disney Biopic to Air on on PBS
PBS and American Experience are taking a look at the man behind the mouse and will air “Walt Disney,” a four-hour, two-night film that aims to explore the life and legacy of the iconic fil...
Guest Post: Here's How to Get an Agent for Your Screenplay
Writer, director, and producer Brian Koppelman ("The Girlfriend Experience," "Solitary Man," "Ocean's 13") is constantly being asked how to find an agent. So he decided t...
‘Maleficent’ Passes $700 Million at Worldwide Box Office
Disney's “Maleficent” has surpassed $700 million at the global box office, the studio said Tuesday. It's Disney's 15th release ever to reach that threshold and the second of 20...
PBS Announces Walt Disney Special, Navy SEALs Documentary
PBS will explore the life of entertainment giant Walt Disney and the work of the U.S. Navy SEALs in its upcoming programming, the network said Tuesday. Disney will be the subject of an installment of ...
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Academy to Explore Advances in Filmmaking Technology and Aviation
"Hollywood Takes To The Air" will be hosted by Oscar winners Craig Barron and Ben Burtt.read more
Roadside Attractions Acquires Xavier Dolan's Cannes-Winning 'Mommy'
"Mommy" the latest film by Canadian director Xavier Dolan, has just been picked up by Roadside Attractions for U.S. distribution. The film was the co-winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes earli...
‘Real Housewives of NY’ Reunion Preview: Ramona Singer Lashes Out at Andy Cohen Over Marriage (Video)
Bravo's Andy Cohen will feel the heat when “The Real Housewives of New York” go at each other during the upcoming three-part reunion special. The preview for the spectacle (above) show...
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Roadside Acquires Cannes Jury Prize Winner ‘Mommy’
Roadside Attractions has acquired US rights to Xavier Dolan’s Cannes Jury prize winner “Mommy.” Dolan wrote and directed the pic starring Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon and Suzan...
Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson Square Off and Meltdown in Funny or Die Play (Video)
Mistaken for Strangers: The Play from Funny Or Die Once co-stars on the criminally underrated HBO comedy “Bored to Death,” Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson reunited at the behest of ...
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Costume Designers Guild Announces Awards Show Date for 2015
The 17th annual CDG awards will be held Feb. 17.read more
Watch: Minimum Number of Black Friends Raised to Two in 'Dear White People' Trailer
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have just dropped a fierce new trailer for last year's Indiewire Project of the Year, "Dear White People" -- a film that stole the hearts of many crit...
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‘Fun Home’ Star Sails to ‘Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Revival
Beth Malone, one of the stars of last season’s Off Broadway hit “Fun Home,” will take on the title role in the Denver Center Theater Company’s upcoming revival of “The Un...
‘Silence of the Lambs’ Director Jonathan Demme Condemns Israel's ‘Horrendous Use of Force’ (Video)
“Silence of the Lambs” director Jonathan Demme does not approve of Israel's invasion of the Gaza Strip, and he's not worried about being labeled anti-Semitic. “I know that I ...
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Analysts Put Spotlight on Netflix's International Expansion Costs, Benefits
Subscriber growth outside the U.S. was ahead of expectations in the latest quarter, but one Wall Street observer says the planned rollout in six new European markets "appears costlier than anticipated...

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