TrustNordisk Sells Cannes’ Directors Fortnight Pic ‘The Here After’ to U.K., Korea
PARIS– Scandi house TrustNordisk closed a bunch of territories on Swedish helmer Magnus von Horn’s feature debut “The Here After,” which world premiered at Cannes’ Directors ...
Lionel Uzan Tapped by Federation Ent.
France’s Lionel Uzan, a former Summit board member and architect of the build of the SND-M6 Group in France, is joining Pascal Breton’s TV production-distribution house, the Paris and L.A.-based F...
Fremantle Takes Global Sales On Paolo Sorrentino’s Jude Law-Starrer ‘The Young Pope’
ROME – Fremantle International has taken global sales on Oscar-winning Italian director Paolo Sorrentino’s TV series, “The Young Pope,” toplining Jude Law as an imaginary pontiff who is th...
Music Box Acquires Pablo Larrain’s ‘The Club’
Music Box Films has acquired North American rights to “The Club,” a Berlin 2015 Grand Jury Prize winner, which also marks the latest film from Chile’s Pablo Larrain, one of the most talked about...
Edinburgh Film Festival’s New Chief Mark Adams Unveils Debut Lineup
LONDON — Mark Adams, the new artistic director of the Edinburgh Film Festival, unveiled Wednesday his debut lineup, which includes 24 world premieres, eight international premieres, 16 European ...
Switzerland Opens Criminal Proceedings Related to Russia, Qatar Soccer World Cup Bids
Authorities have seized electronic data and documents at FIFA headquarters as part of an investigation into the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. read more ...
Rand Paul Tells Jon Stewart ‘First Amendment Is About the Right to Be Despicable’ (Video)
“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart confronted U.S. Senator Rand Paul about seemingly contradictory stances the Republican party has on personal freedoms when the 2016 presidential candida...
Dwayne Johnson Rocks ‘San Andreas’ Premiere (Photos)
Related stories from TheWrap:Rand Paul Tells Jon Stewart 'First Amendment Is About the Right to Be Despicable' (Video)Dwayne Johnson Rocks 'San Andreas' Premiere (Photos)'San Andreas' Review: Dwayne J...
FIFA Officials Arrested as U.S. Investigates Corruption in Soccer
LONDON — Several officials of FIFA, the body that governs soccer worldwide, have been arrested in Switzerland on charges of corruption initiated by the U.S. Some of the charges relate to media d...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Much Loved’
A remarkably frank if unoriginal take on prostitution in Marrakech featuring exceptionally brave perfs, yet the controversy surrounding this envelope-pushing pic will likely overshadow the film itself...
Cannes Film Review: ‘Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld’
Takashi Miike's vampire-gangster action-comedy reps a lazily-executed dud.
Film Review: ‘San Andreas’
Of the many charges that can be levied at Brad Peyton’s “San Andreas,” false advertising is not one of them.
‘San Andreas’ Review: Dwayne Johnson Does His Best Charlton Heston as California Quakes
The debris rains down on the just and the unjust alike in “San Andreas,” another movie designed to sate our apparent collective desire to watch Los Angeles crumble into the sea. While the ...
‘San Andreas’: Film Review
Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino struggle to hold their family together as California splits apart in Brad Peyton’s disaster thrillerread more
FIFA Soccer Chiefs Arrested in Switzerland on Federal Graft Charges, Face U.S. Extradition
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is not among those arrested in early morning raids at a luxury Zurich hotel, in a police action that has shaken soccer's governing body to the core. read more
Quake Lesson for Carla Gugino of ‘San Andreas:’ Don’t Sleep Naked
The cast of  “San Andreas” delivers a lot of shock, awe, bravery and resilience on screen as they cope with a pair of monster earthquakes. But a couple of the film’s stars said they didn’t re...
24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: The 100 most powerful media and marketing execs Take a look at Adweek's ...
Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé, Ellen DeGeneres Join List of World’s Most Powerful Women
Eleven entertainers made Forbes’ 2015 list of The World’s Most Powerful Women, with Oprah Winfrey leading the pack at #12. The television titan is this year’s “top ranking bill...
‘Grace and Frankie’ Renewed for Season 2 by Netflix
Netflix has renewed “Grace and Frankie” for a second season, series co-creator and executive producer Marta Kauffman confirmed at a Netflix event held at the Pacific Design Center in Los...
Artists Get New Ammo in Battle With Labels Over Streaming Revenues
For some time, we’ve seen signs that top music performers feel on the spot with Spotify, worried that they are losing out financially as the industry shifts to a more streaming-centric business ...

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