| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Shanghai New Media Culture has boarded as co-financier on the now in-production Jackie Chan action adventure vehicle "Skiptrace."
At the AFM Alex Walton's new outfit Bloom is handling international sales, which were previously represented by Exclusive...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Universal Pictures International Spain has acquired Spanish rights to Fernando Leon's war-zone set human drama "A Perfect Day," starring Oscar winners Benicio del Toro ("Traffic") and Tim Robbins ("Mystic River") as well as actresses Olga Kurylenko ("...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amid the profound changes in the movie business, the first half of the 35th American Film Market has been dominated by the tried-and-true -- action, thrillers and sci-fi with A-list attachments -- as the six major studios concentrate on mega-budget...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Shaquille O'Neal will be a guest on "The View" next week, when many TV favorites will pop in. The guests include Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory"), Allison Janney ("Mom"), series creator Aaron Sorkin ("The West Wing") and Norman Lear, whose hits...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Is No. 463 the end of the line for Chuck Lorre's famously specific vanity card messages?
Since the days of "Dharma & Greg" in the late 1990s, Lorre has penned a new message to run as part of his vanity card slate at the end of every original episode of...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
CBS could very well be an acronym for Chuck's Band of Sitcoms, Chuck being Chuck Lorre, the seasoned TV show maker. The band of sitcoms are "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mom" (all of which he created) and "Mike & Molly" (on which he serves...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Distraught that an upcoming CBS program won’t do justice to his human sexuality study, Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) secretly sabotages the documentary on the Season 2 finale of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.”
In Episode 212,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:51 PM
September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon.
| May 15, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With new content providers blooming like tomato plants in June and more new shows than anyone can reasonably watch, the television awards season offers a brutal winnowing process. Only a handful of programs that premiered this qualifying year are likely...