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Rapp Names a New Global CEO
Rapp is getting a new global CEO. Volkswagen Group's Alexei Orlov will assume the role in July, reporting to Dale Adams, Chairman and CEO of Omnicom Group's Diversified Agency Services, the...
Robin Wright Shines as Robin Wright in New Stills from Visual Mindbender 'The Congress' by Ari Folman
Ari Folman broke visual and narrative ground with his landmark documentary "Waltz with Bashir," and now he has brought his creative vision to the world of meta cultural commentary with a dig...
Russell Brand Rips Fox News as ‘Fanatical Terrorist Propagandist Organization’ (Video)
Russell Brand has made fun of MSNBC anchors to their face, and now he's taking Fox News personality Judge Jeanine Pirro and the cable news network to task from the comfort of his own home. In a ...
Tate Taylor to Direct Historical Drama ‘In the Event of a Moon Disaster’
“The Help” and “Get On Up” director Tate Taylor will direct historical drama “In the Event of a Moon Disaster,” FilmNation announced on Wednesday. Mike Jones was in...
‘The Help’ Director Tate Taylor Joins ‘In the Event of a Moon Disaster’
FilmNation Entertainment has tapped ‘The Help” director Tate Taylor to helm  “In the Event of a Moon Disaster.” FilmNation, which is producing and handling international sales...
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Tate Taylor to Direct 'In the Event of a Moon Disaster'
FilmNation is producing the movie, based on a speech written by the late William Safire for President Richard Nixon.read more
Richard Linklater on Living With Bernie Tiede
Less than two months ago, a judge in Panola County, Texas, ordered the early release of Bernie Tiede, the now-55-year-old convicted murderer played by Jack Black in Richard Linklater’s 2012 dark com...
Munich Film Festival Unspools Everything From ‘Chef’ to ‘Qissa’
Munich is not a place you’d expect to find surfers, but close to the city center on the River Isar, you’ll see folks on boards riding artificial waves. The good vibrations that emanate from these ...
‘Transformers’: The Anatomy of a Cross-Platform Money Maker
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” barrels into multiplexes June 27, hell-bent on global domination. With a pricetag north of $210 million after rebates, it’s one of the summer’s most expensive...
Five Big Themes That Could Sway Emmy Voters
The Primetime Emmy nominations are meant to serve as an annual scorecard of the best work in television. But picking kudos contenders is a highly subjective process, and plenty of unpredictable, zeitg...
YouTube, Amazon Start Playing Hardball With Sellers
The ascendance of digital media has given the Internet’s biggest distributors new market clout. And YouTube and Amazon are increasingly throwing their weight around with suppliers in disputes that a...
Aereo Supreme Court Ruling: Fox, Disney and Others React
The Supreme Court brought the Aereo experiment to an end on Wednesday, ruling that the online TV service violates television broadcasters’ copyrights. Reactions to the decision, both positive an...
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Box-Office Preview: 'Transformers 4' Looks to Revive Franchise With $100 Million-Plus Debut
Mark Wahlberg replaces Shia LaBeouf as star of Michael Bay's blockbuster action series; John Carney's "Begin Again," starring Keira Knightley, opens at the specialty box office.read more
‘Game of Thrones’ Re-Enacted by Pugs (Video)
Three pugs have perhaps unwillingly deigned to dress up as your favorite “Game of Thrones” characters. It's all part of a promotion for Blinkbox, a British movies-on-demand service tha...
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TV Ratings: 'Extreme Weight Loss' Improves, 'Talent' Repeat Tops
"Celebrity Wife Swap" takes a small hit in its latest episode, while "The Night Shift" sheds a little more.read more
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Consumer Groups Claim That CarMax's Ads Are Deceptive
A coalition of 11 consumer groups is calling on the Federal Trade Commision to investigate CarMax for using deceptive advertising, writes Chistopher Jensen for The New York Times. The groups c...
Bring Your Indie to Europe: Festivals Unite to Promote Independent American Cinema
American independent film has been granted a new voice in European markets. Today, the Leiden International Film Festival announced a partnership with the American Film Festival of Wroclaw, Poland a j...
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Sony Corp. CEO Kazuo Hirai's Annual Pay Rises 20 Percent Despite Company Losses
His pay, $1.8 million, was up as much as that of new president of U.S. entertainment Nicole Seligman in yen terms, though he declined to accept a bonus.read more
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Natpe Europe: Agnieszka Holland to Direct Third Season of 'House of Cards'
Holland, who most recently helmed the NBC miniseries “Rosemary's Baby,” will shoot two episodes of the upcoming season of the Netflix political drama.read more
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Annalect Taps Wunderman's Samardzija as Analytics Chief
Annalect has named longtime Wunderman exec Slavi Samardzija chief analytics officer at the Omnicom Group’s data and analytics unit. Samardzija had been with the WPP company since early 2000 an...

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