Monday, Jul. 29, 2019

Martin Scorsese's big-budget mafia epic "The Irishman" will premiere as the opening night film at the 57th New York Film Festival, Film at Lincoln Center announced Monday.

The selection, with the premiere set for September 27, gives Scorsese a hometown launch for one of his most...

Monday, Jul. 29, 2019

California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 continues to attract big-budget projects and helps to generate production activity statewide with the addition of Sherlock Holmes 3 and nine other feature films announced by the California Film Commission. 

Together, the projects...

Monday, Jul. 29, 2019

When Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox recorded "Sisters Are Doin' it For Themselves" in 1985, the Queen of Soul tried out a pointed ad lib for the empowerment anthem.

"'Equal pay, that's what we say!'" she exclaimed in one take, as recounted by Lennox at a gathering of female filmmakers...

Sunday, Jul. 28, 2019

"The Lion King" rode its circle of life into a second weekend atop the box office and "Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood," while not quite doing fairytale numbers, gave director Quentin Tarantino his biggest opening ever.

Disney's photorealistic remake of the Hamlet-themed tale of Mufasa...

Friday, Jul. 26, 2019

Executive producer Leila Gage will be promoted to head of broadcast production at Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P). In this role she will oversee the department and lead the agency’s broadcast-production offering, developing innovative new ways of working with GS&P’s production...

Friday, Jul. 26, 2019

Films about living in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol and a St. Louis-area activist turned politician will be the first released by MTV’s new documentary division.

MTV announced earlier this year that it had hired Sheila Nevins, who for many years was among the most influential people in...

Friday, Jul. 26, 2019

The Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" isn't content with leaving behind a legacy of good television. It wants to do good in the real world, too.

The series' creative team said Thursday it has formed a fund that will support advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform and...

Thursday, Jul. 25, 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival will feature three Netflix productions alongside Hollywood titles, embracing the streaming giant after the Cannes Film Festival excluded it for a second year in a row.

Among Venice's 21 competition titles, unveiled Thursday in Rome, is the Netflix-produced...

Thursday, Jul. 25, 2019

HBO's forthcoming fantasy series "His Dark Materials" and its new televangelist comedy "The Righteous Gemstones" bring wildly different worlds to the screen, yet both grapple with the same central problem: How to take on religion without degrading and demeaning viewers' beliefs.

"His Dark...

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019

Emerald Pictures has added Lee Einhorn to its directorial roster for commercials in the U.S. He brings a broad range of experience to his new roost, which is headed by owners Mara Milićević and John Duffin.

As a creative director for almost a decade at Venables Bell & Partners,...

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