24 Movies That Have Grossed $1 Billion Worldwide (Photos)
Films That Topped $1 Billion (Photos) The coveted billion-dollar club continues to grow with films like “Jurassic World,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and more surpassing $1 ...
MTV Taps MLB’s Jacqueline Parkes and Lifetime’s Eli Lehrer as EVPs
MTV has hired longtime MLB chief marketing officer Jacqueline Parks and former Lifetime exec Eli Lehrer as new EVPs, the network announced Monday. Parkes will serve as Executive Vice President, Market...
6 Months In, CNN's Great Big Story Videos Are Drawing 40 Million Views a Month
"This is not about CNN. This is not about news," said CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker. "It's about the first company that we have launched in 35 years that does not boast tho...
MTV Sets Jacqueline Parkes As CMO, Names Eli Lehrer To Oversee MTV2
Viacom’s MTV named Jacqueline Parkes, the former chief marketing officer for Major League Baseball,  as executive vice president of marketing and creative, and Eli Lehrer, formerly senior vice pre...
Imagine Entertainment Hires COO Steve Shikiya As Growth Continues (EXCLUSIVE)
Continuing its expansion plans following a major new investment earlier this year, Imagine Entertainment has hired Steve Shikiya as its chief operating officer. Shikiya most recently served as deputy ...
Prince Update: Percocet Found in Singer’s System on Day of Death (Report)
Prince had Percocet in his system on ?…pr. 21, the day of his death, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. According to “a source familiar with the investigation,” the opioid paink...
Rooftop Films Announces 'Holy Hell' and More for Summer Series — Indiewire's Thursday Rundown
New York City's Rooftop Films has announced its full schedule for the summer, including the recent addition of the NY premiere of the Sundance doc "Holy Hell." Rooftop will also play home to...
'The Mummy': Russell Crowe Circling 'Jekyll-Like' Role in the Tom Cruise Reboot
Everyone's got a cinematic universe these days, from Marvel and DC Comics to Universal. The latter is somewhat retroactive, as the studio has been known for its monster movies for nearly a century. No...
‘Descendants’ Star Sofia Carson Named Radio Disney ‘Next Big Thing’ (Exclusive)
Disney Channel star Sofia Carson has been named Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing” on the heels of her signing with Disney’s Hollywood Records, TheWrap has learned. As an “N...
Ad of the Day: Harvey Nichols Makes Over a Few Great Men Not Known for Their Style
We used to joke that equality will finally be achieved when men are given as much shit for their looks as women. Good news! Evidence suggests we've finally made it—or we're damn close...
‘Doctor Strange’ Director on Whitewashing, Asian Stereotyping: ‘I Am Listening and Learning’
“Doctor Strange” writer-director Scott Derrickson is the latest industry figure to weigh in on Hollywood’s pervading “whitewashing” issue. “Raw anger/hurt from Asia...
Slender Man Movie: Urban Legend Getting A Film Adaptation, Set To Release In 2017
Slender Man, the fictitious story of the tall, faceless murderer of children is getting a film adaptation, confirmed Screen Gems.  The studio is in negotiations with Mythology Entertainment to...
How a Cannes Young Lions Submission Evolved Into a Charitable Mother's Day Campaign
When Samantha Salzano, senior art director at DigitasLBi, entered last year's Cannes Young Lions competition and lost, she didn't realize the opportunity would turn into something bigger. ...
Russell Crowe in Talks to Star in James Franco-Directed ‘Blood Meridian’
Russell Crowe is in talks to star in an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s “Blood Meridian” with James Franco writing and directing. Franco will also act in the film with Tye Sheridan a...
Discovery’s David Zaslav Talks Skinny Bundles, Layoffs and International Growth
Traditional cable programmers are coming to a strategic crossroads when it comes to navigating the emerging world of OTT channel distribution, Discovery Communications president-CEO David Zaslav said ...
James Franco to Direct Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's 'Blood Meridian' Starring Russell Crowe
Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West" has piqued the interest of many a filmmaker over the years, from Ridley Scott and Todd Field to Michael Haneke and John...
‘Captain America: Civil War’ – Who Is Black Panther? A Short Explainer
There are so many superheroes in “Captain America: Civil War.” Nearly all of them we already know from previous movies — all but one, in fact. That new one is Black Panther, who qui...
Sumner Redstone Team Ups Attack on Former Girlfriend on Eve of Trial
UPDATED: Lawyers for Sumner Redstone are prepared to launch a fierce attack on the credibility of the one-time girlfriend who has gone to court to question his mental competency. The Redstone team pla...
Jonas Cuaron’s ‘Desierto’ to Close LA Film Festival
The LA Film Festival has set the U.S. premiere of Jonás Cuarón’s “Desierto” as its closing night film on June 9 at the Arclight Cinema in Cilver City. The film stars Gael García B...
Ryan Murphy Lands New FX Anthology Series Starring Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange
Ryan Murphy‘s new anthology series “Feud” starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon has landed a straight to series order at FX, TheWrap has learned. The series will focus on famous ...

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