How 'The New 30,' Indiewire's March Project of the Month, is Working to Make a Different Kind of Gay Web Series
A new web series titled "The New 30" is looking to open up online entertainment to new kinds of stories. Centering on a friend group approaching and exploring the experiences of being 40 and...
A Talking Turtle Becomes a Miracle with Consequences in Short Film 'Tortoise'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film, web series, TV pilot, what-have-you in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a projec...
Ratings: ‘Empire’ Rises Against Competition’s Reruns
Fox’s “Empire” popped its head up last night at 9 p.m., looked around, saw all-rerun competition — and dominated. During the primetime hour, the only original competition acro...
Sylvester Stallone To Star As Mob Boss In Antoine Fuqua's TV Adaptation Of Mario Puzo's Novel 'Omerta'
Sylvester Stallone recently earned rave critical praise for his supporting role in Ryan Coogler's "Creed" as his beloved Rocky character. He won his first Golden Globe award as well as recei...
Scientology Leader’s Father to Speak Out on ABC’s ’20/20’ (Video)
ABC Breaking News | Latest News VideosThe father of Scientology leader David Miscavige has written a book after his exit from the Church, and will sit down with ABC’s Dan Harris for a “2...
Marthe Keller, Ruben Ostlund, Diego Luna Get Jury Duty at Cannes
Actors Marthe Keller and Diego Luna and directors Ruben Ostlund, Naomi Kawase and Radu Muntean have been named to three juries at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, which begins on May 11 in the south of ...
Prince: Search Warrant Issued in Death Investigation
There is no ETA on when test results will be back to the coroner's office. read more
Why the Smartest Video Strategy Focuses on Mobile, Millennials and New Formats
For today's content-obsessed consumers, it's a video driven world. That will be abundantly clear during the two-week NewFronts that begin Monday. Kathy Kayse, Yahoo vp  But l...
Indie Legend Who Inspired Sundance, 'Reservoir Dogs' And More Will Have Classic Films Restored
Just a decade ago, Eagle Pennell was becoming lost to film history, despite making two of the most important films of the modern indie era. There wasn’t a good print of "The Whole Shootin’ Ma...
'Braindead' Trailer: Mary Elizabeth Winstead Leads Insane New CBS Political Comedy From 'Good Wife' Team
In just ten short days, CBS' beloved legal drama "The Good Wife" will air its final episode and end its seven-season run. But if you're looking for more drama from the series' creative team,...
Viacom Strikes Advertising Deal with Roku as Its TV Ad Revenue Falls
As second-quarter TV ad revenue fell 5 percent, Viacom is hoping that a new targeted advertising deal with Roku will help resuscitate its advertising business. Viacom and Roku announced a new partn...
Diego Luna and More Join Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury — Indiewire's Thursday Rundown
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its juries for Un Certain Regard, the Short Films Competition and Cinefondation and the Camera d'or. The Un Certain Regard jury includes actress Marthe Keller, a...
Why Snapchat Is The New Frontier For Independent Filmmaking
Anyone who attended the Tribeca Film Festival this year can tell you that diverse storytelling platforms were all the range. From the virtual reality stations hosted in the festival's Virtual Arcade t...
Hollywood Invests in Rex, a New Social Network (Exclusive)
Among the backers of the recommendations app are Tobey Maguire, director Marc Webb and executives at Disney, Anonymous Content and UTA.read more
Emmys: FX Faces a Tricky Juggling Act in the Limited Series Category
The cable network boasts three strong contenders in the category this year — 'American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson,' 'American Horror Story: Hotel' and the second installment of 'Fargo' ...
Ryan Seacrest Inks 4-Year Deal to Host ABC's 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' (Exclusive)
The news comes as Seacrest's name is being bandied about to replace Michael Strahan on ABC's 'Live!'read more
Axe Kills 'Sexy Beast' Campaign, Calling It Out of Step With Its 'Progressive' New Direction
Axe on Wednesday killed a campaign from DDB Puerto Rico that dealt in regressive, simplistic notions of male-female relationships, signaling once again the Unilever men's personal care brand...
Omnicom Adds Ancestry.com to Continue Winning Streak
Omnicom media networks continued their winning streak, with OMD adding Ancestry.com after a media review in which incumbent Ocean Media did not participate, according to people familiar with the se...
How 'The Americans' Chooses Its ‘80s Ads, Like Brooke Shields’ Iconic Calvin Klein Spot
After spending four seasons making one of TV's best shows, The Americans showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields are pretty confident in their ability to determine what's best for the seri...
Sylvester Stallone to Star in First Television Series: 'Omerta'
The TV adaption of Mario Puzo's 'Omerta' — the final book in the author's mafia trilogy that started with 'The Godfather' and 'The Last Don' — does not yet have a network attached.read more ...

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