New Arrest in O.J. Simpson Theft Case
The real culprit might finally have been found in the O.J. Simpson case. Or, at least, the case over Simpson’s stolen Heisman Trophy. Lewis Eugene Starks Jr. has been charged with one count of r...
Deadmau5 Says Zac Efron’s Latest Box Office Bomb Restored His ‘Faith in Music’
At least one person is happy that “We Are Your Friends” bombed at the box office its opening weekend. Deadmau5, a popular EDM artist, said the tanker restored his faith in music, and took ...
Ratings: ‘Hollywood Game Night’ Rebounds, Helps NBC Coast to First Place
NBC won Tuesday with “America’s Got Talent” topping the night. The 8 p.m. reality competition show scored a 2.2 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, and was watched by 10.4 million t...
How Kids’ TV Networks Are Fighting Off Their Frightening Decline
When “Game Shakers” debuts on Nickelodeon on Sept. 12, the sitcom might seem like more of the same from the kids’ network. It comes from Dan Schneider, the creator of past Nick franchises like ...
Showbiz Payroll Systems Reach for the Cloud
On July 29, private equity firm Silver Lake Partners, which counts WME/IMG within its $26 billion portfolio, announced the acquisition of Hollywood payroll company Cast & Crew Entertainment Servic...
Classic Movies Find Fresh Fans at Live Music Events
Giantscreens are almost as common as string sections in classical orchestras these days, as live movie concerts become an increasingly regular (and increasingly profitable) piece of programming around...
Who Broke the Blacklist? ‘Trumbo’ Splits the Difference in Battle for Credit
Kirk Douglas has insisted for more than a quarter century that he is the man who “broke the blacklist.” By demanding Dalton Trumbo get credit in 1960 for writing “Spartacus,” the screen icon a...
Beverly Hills' $1 Billion "Vineyard": The Bizarre Saga Behind L.A.'s Last Real Estate Trophy
The 157 acres atop the city has traded hands from the Shah of Iran's sister to Merv Griffin to the mogul behind Herbalife. Then came unknown Chip Dickens, who managed to procure the property for no mo...
Taking A Cue From Netflix, Music Service Rhapsody Goes After Kids
Streaming music service Rhapsody is getting ready to unveil a new user interface for children. The new interface, which will accessible within the existing Rhapsody app, will feature a curated select...
Watch: How to Find Compelling Characters
There are just some elements to our biology that are instinctual and out of our control. This can also be our greatest asset when it comes to developing or creating memorable characters for our films....
Twitter Users Think Google Copied Heineken With Its New Logo's Crooked 'E'
Yesterday, Google introduced the world to its new visual identity, a serif-free logo and colorful interactive icons. The new look and feel—the brand's attempt to make interacting with...
Michael Strahan Exec Producing TV Adaptation of SXSW Short ‘Melville’
“Melville,” the SXSW short film about a man resurrecting his dreams for hip-hop stardom after a life-threatening illness, is being developed as a TV series. The project is executive produ...
Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks to Leave Disney Possibly for Universal
Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks will not renew its current distribution deal with the Walt Disney Co., which expires in August, sources have confirmed to Variety. The Disney deal dates back to 200...
T-Pain Proves He Can Sing by Ditching Auto-Tune for Dodgers National Anthem Performance (Video)
T-Pain doesn’t need a computer to sound good. The artist, best known for being auto-tuned on hits like 2007’s “Buy U a Drank,” proved at the Dodgers game on Monday that he can ...
‘Concussion’ Repercussions: How the Sony Hack Sacked An NFL Movie (Opinion)
If anyone at Sony Pictures thought the damage done by the hackers to the studio nearly a year ago was firmly behind them, think again. Emails dredged up by The New York Times on Tuesday of communicati...
NBCUniversal Realigns Latin American Channels with Ole Communications Pact
NBCUniversal is looking to expand in Latin America. The Peacock has set a joint venture with Ole Communications designed to streamline the management of its five channels in the region. The goal is to...
Paramount Sets Release Date for Tom Cruise’s ‘Jack Reacher 2’
Paramount Pictures will release “Jack Reacher 2” on Oct. 1, 2016, the studio announced Wednesday. The film stars Tom Cruise in the title role, a former military cop who wanders the countr...
‘Supergirl’ Casts ’24’ Actor Glenn Morshower as General Sam Lane
CBS’ “Supergirl” has added Glenn Morshower to the cast to play General Sam Lane, father to Lucy and Lois Lane, TheWrap has learned. Morshower’s character will appear following ...
The Next Apple TV Won’t Support 4K Video (Report)
The Apple TV leaks just won’t stop: The latest on the new device, which Apple is expected to unveil at a press event in San Francisco next week, is that it won’t support 4K video playback...
Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher 2' Gets Fall 2016 Release
Paramount also reveals the official title of Richard Linklater's film.read more

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