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‘Wrath of the Titans’ Producer Thunder Road Allies With Film House Germany
“Wrath of the Titans” producer Thunder Road and Christian Angermayer’s Film House Germany have signed a seven-figure development deal. The pact is aimed at strengthening Thunder Road...
Google Glass Debuts Diane von Furstenberg Frames
Google Glass is looking much more stylish thanks to a new collaboration with designer Diane von Furstenberg. After announcing her designs during Fashion Week, the mastermind behind the iconic wrap d...
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Judd Apatow's Interview Collection With Comedians Set for 2015
"Sick In The Head" features chats with Mel Brooks, Louis C.K., Lena Dunham and others, and will benefit literacy charity 826LA.read more
‘22 Jump Street’ Star Wyatt Russell on ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’ (EXCLUSIVE)
“22 Jump Street” star Wyatt Russell has come on board indie buddy comedy “Folk Hero & Funny Guy” opposite Alex Karpovsky (“Girls”) and Liza Oppenheimer. Melanie...
Bill Maher Shocks ‘The View’ With Karl Rove Gay Lover Joke (Video)
Bill Maher isn't always known for tact, but even he may have gone too far on Monday's episode of “The View.” Maher made an off-color joke at the expense of GOP strategist Karl Rov...
Mabon ‘Teenie’ Hodges Dead: Memphis Soul Guitarist, Al Green Collaborator was 68
Memphis soul guitarist and songwriter Mabon “Teenie” Hodges, who had his greatest successes collaborating with Al Green in the early 1970s, died on June 22. He was 68 years old. Hodges passed away...
Remake of Korean Thriller ‘Secret’ Finds Screenwriter
New Line and CJ Entertainment are moving forward with their remake of CJ’s Korean crime thriller “Secret,” tapping Peter O’Brien (“Halo: Reach”) to write the script...
John Calkins Tapped as AMC Theatres President of Programming
Veteran studio executive John Calkins has joined AMC Theatres as its president of programming, the exhibitor said Monday. Calkins has deep ties to the major studios, having served as executive vice pr...
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Ad of the Day: This Delightful Radio Station Campaign Got a Roar of Approval in Cannes
One of the great things about Cannes Lions is getting to see amazing creative work that didn't have much of a profile before the festival. Squarely in that category is this fun campaign from Spa...
‘Project Runway’ Season 13 Premieres Next Month
Judges Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia and Zac Posen, and mentor Tim Gunn are gearing up to take in a new crop of designers as season 13 of Lifetime’s Emmy-nominated fashion competition “Project ...
Concert Review: Janelle Monae at the Hollywood Bowl
Back in the summer of 2010, Janelle Monae staged a dynamite set at the Greek Theatre, performing a suite of tunes from “The ArchAndroid,” her then just-released debut LP that ranged from a...
Here Are Last Week's Top 10 Stories: 'Game of Thrones' Finale Recap, Rian Johnson 'Star Wars' News and More
In addition to our ongoing coverage of the upcoming Emmy nominations, some new items have topped our most read list from this past week. From a recap of the season four finale of "Game of Thrones...
Gordon Ramsay to End ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ Series in U.S. and U.K.
The next batch of U.K. episodes of “Kitchen Nightmares” will be the last for Gordon Ramsay, who announced the end of  the British and Yank editions of the show on his website Monday. “I...
Shark Week Takes a Larger Bite This Year With More Episodes
The Discovery Channel is feeding viewers’ voracious appetite for sharks by adding two more episodes to its annual Shark Week lineup. This year’s Shark Week, which will begin on August 10, marks th...
Why We Want Digital Box Office Numbers (and: Here's the Top 10 Indies Streaming on Hulu Plus)
Reporting theatrical box office alone doesn't give the full picture of a film's performance. Most indie distributors won't report VOD transactions, even though they may eclipse theatrical revenue (esp...
Happy Birthday Meryl! Here Are Indiewire's Favorite Meryl Streep Scenes
Meryl Streep, the actor with the most Academy Award nominations in history (she's been nominated a whopping 18 times), turned 65 yesterday. At an age where most actresses struggle to remain relevant i...
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'Rising Star': Ludacris on Voting Honestly, Cursing on TV and Becoming a Villain
"Within the first three or four seconds, he blew me away," the ABC show's expert said of his favorite, rocker Jesse Kinch. "He killed it up there!"read more
Why Nike Should Turn its Soccer Short ‘The Last Game’ Into a Series
With more than 53 million views on YouTube, Nike has a breakout hit with its animated short “The Last Game.” The five-minute film stars highly stylized versions of soccer (sorry, football)...
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'Grey's Anatomy' Ups Caterina Scorsone to Regular for Season 11
Scorsone will return to reprise her "Private Practice" role of Dr. Amelia Shepherd, in part filling a hole left by original castmember Sandra Oh's departure.read more
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'Mulaney' Actor Joins Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro in 'The Intern'
Rene Russo, "Girls" actor Andrew Rannells, and "Workaholics" co-creator Anders Holm have also boarded the comedy.read more

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