“Counterpart” is quite likely to appeal to fans of a few different genres. A smartly constructed and atmospheric spy thriller, “Counterpart’s” first allegiance is to hushed conversations, dangerous secrets, and the kind of shadowy alleys and darkened hallways traversed by secret agents. But “Counterpart
Fable Studio is having its coming-out at Sundance with “Wolves in the Walls,” a VR adaptation of the Neil Gaiman children’s book by the same name. And just like the book, the VR experience is mysterious and magical. Gaiman’s children’s book, which was first released in 2003, is the story of Lucy, a little
Montreal-based virtual reality (VR) studio Felix & Paul debuted the first episode of its new “Space Explorers” documentary at Sundance as part of the festival’s New Frontier selection Friday, showing off one of the studio’s longest and most ambitious productions thus far. “Space Explorers: A New Dawn
After a stellar year that included 'La La Land' and 'Happy Death Day,' the actress is starring in 'Forever My Girl' and sat down with ET to discuss her come up and that Oscars mix-up.
Veteran action flick superstar and celebrity property gossip column staple Bruce Willis listed his suburban mcmansion-sized duplex apartment on two lower floors of a distinguished, full-service Neo-Renaissance-style pre-war apartment house on New York City’s Central Park West at $17.75 million. The smooth-pated
RCA Records has named John Fleckenstein and Joe Riccitelli co-presidents. Both report to RCA chairman and CEO Peter Edge. Fleckenstein was previously EVP at RCA Records; Riccitelli was GM/EVP of promotion. The two will oversee the day-to-day operations of the label excluding A&R, which is Edge’s domain
Disney’s BAMTech Media has hired former Apple and Samsung executive Kevin Swint as SVP and GM, Disney SVOD Service, to build, and ultimately run, the company’s upcoming Netflix competitor, Variety has learned. Swint joined this month, and will be reporting to BAMTech CEO Michael Paull, a BAMTech spokesperson
Freeform held its first summit Thursday night in Los Angeles, hosting a series of panels discussing issues that the entertainment industry is currently facing. The four panels, titled “Millennials Are Destroying All the Industries,” “Understanding and Cultivating Love On and Off Screen,” “Exploring the
Clint Culpepper is stepping down as head of Screen Gems, the Sony Pictures division that specializes in lower-budget genre films, Variety has learned. He will be replaced by Steve Bersch, the head of Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, according to insiders. Culpepper helped rekindle the Screen Gems
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired all international rights to Brett Haley’s “Hearts Beat Loud” in advance of its Sundance Film Festival premiere. The tender drama about a father (Nick Offerman) trying to convince his daughter (Kiersey Clemons) to form a band premieres on the festival’
The couple welcomed baby No. 3 via surrogate on Monday, giving North and Saint a baby sister!
The ‘Grace and Frankie’ star welcomed her second child with husband Andy Roddick in November 2017.
With the Sundance Film Festival officially under way, Twitter has begun to buzz about the happenings in Park City, Utah. The public is already taking notice of certain films and stars that are garnering early momentum on social media, becoming Twitter’s top trending Sundance topics. According to data
What’s one thing most of today’s popular rock bands have in common? They don’t sound much like rock bands. Coldplay’s most successful recent moments have come with EDM collaborators. Paramore’s latest felt like Hayley Williams pulling a Gwen Stefani solo move, but keeping the group moniker. Imagine Dragons
Following months of turmoil over leadership changes and corporate tumult, an overwhelming majority of Los Angeles Times employees who cast ballots voted to unionize, federal labor officials announced Friday. The landslide vote, 248-44, paves the way for the formation of a collective bargaining unit that
The 2018 Slamdance Film Festival runs Jan. 19-25 in Utah with 10 narrative films and eight documentaries being showcased, nine of which are world premieres, and with work originating from America, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany and the Netherlands. This is the 24th annual celebration
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has announced the lineup and honorees for the sixth annual SCAD aTVfest. Actors Zach Braff and Alan Cumming have been selected as honorees at this year’s festival. Braff, best known for his role on “Scrubs” for which he received a Primetime Emmy nomination
Ava DuVernay, Ryan Murphy, and Charles Roven will all be honored at the Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 20. Ava DuVernay Visionary Award DuVernay, the guild’s Visionary Award honoree, first picked up a movie camera 13 years ago. She was 32. Since then the L.A. native has completed three narrative features
PARIS — Fulfilling expectations, after the softest year in a decade in 2016, French film exports bounced back in 2017, with box office for French films outside France near doubling the year before, as French cinema fired on its increasingly well-established three cylinders: a Luc Besson English-language
Logan Lerman is in negotiations to play newscaster Dan Rather in “Newsflash,” centered on CBS’ coverage of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. If the deal goes through, Lerman will portray Rather as a co-worker of Walter Cronkite in the movie. Rather had joined CBS in 1962 and had been
“Get Out,” a PGA film nominee and recipient of this year’s Stanley Kramer award, immediately struck a chord with critics and moviegoers when it debuted early last year. Jordan Peele’s horror satire managed to capture the zeitgeist and puncture the notion of a post-racial society once and for all. His