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  • Channel 4′s Film/Drama Chief Tessa Ross to Become Chief Exec of U.K.'s National Theater

    LONDON -- Tessa Ross is to become chief executive of the U.K.'s National Theater. She joins from pubcaster Channel 4, where she is controller of film and drama. Ross will join the National in November, working alongside the theater's director Nicholas...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Backer Channel 4 Pledges Continued Support for Indie Filmmaking

    LONDON - Speaking to Variety, David Abraham, chief executive of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has reaffirmed the network's support for independent British filmmaking following news that Tessa Ross, controller of film and drama, is to leave in September....
  • James Franco, in flux

      James Franco, in flux
    I fear for the future of James Franco's acting career. And when I say acting, I'm referring to Franco's portrayal of other characters, not the growing number of meta performances the actor is amassing. It's not that Franco is bad at playing Franco. If...
  • Sochi Olympics opening ceremony moment: Egghead history, Daft Punk

    Sochi Olympics opening ceremony moment: Egghead history, Daft Punk
    Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • 'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter

     'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter
    "Filth," adapted from "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, is either lucky to have James McAvoy playing its lead character — a venal, corrupt, vice-ridden reprobate of an Edinburgh detective — or oddly unfortunate. Although it's...
  • Talent, Execs Making Waves in Ecuador's Burgeoning Film Biz

    Diego Araujo, writer-director His helming debut "Feriado," sold by M-Appeal, became the first Ecuadorian pic to have a world premiere at the Berlinale. Araujo has written and directed several shorts, docus and commercials. He's developing three pics...
  • Could the Next Chief of U.K.'s Film4 be an American?

    CANNES -- The favorite game among the Brit pack in Cannes is guessing who will be Tessa Ross' successor as Film4 chief, and a surprising choice has emerged: former Focus Features boss James Schamus. Whether he'd be interested is another matter, but...
  • 50 Cent, Johnny Weir, Gloria Allred Among 'Dream School' Season 2 Instructors

    SundanceTV has greenlit season two of non-fiction original series "Dream School," the network announced Monday. The six-episode season is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014. Hip-hop artists Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Chuck D. will executive produce and...
  • CANNES: India's Kanu Behl and Dibakar Banerjee Explain 'Titli' Challenges

    Presented this week in Un Certain Regard, Kanu Behl's "Titli" is a gritty drama that is both contemporary Indian fiction and also very documentary in style. The first feature by Kanu Behl, it draws on his extensive film-making experience and the...
  • TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox

    TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be fighting like cats and dogs...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs U2, his way into our hearts

     
    Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres might have taken down Twitter with the star-studded selfie she snapped during Sunday night's Academy Awards […]...