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Nadav Lapid’s ‘Kindergarten Teacher’ Wins Taipei New Talent Competition

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TAIPEI — Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s second feature, “The Kindergarten Teacher,” won the Grand Prize and $20,000 at the new talent competition of the Taipei Film Festival. Portraying a special relationship built upon poetry between a precocious child and his teacher, “Kindergarten” was lauded by the festival jury as “mysterious, emotional, and compassionate.” The film earlier… Read more »

Watch: Stephen Colbert Interviews Eminem on Public Access TV

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Stephen Colbert is bringing satire back to its homegrown roots. The satirist, who ended his run as host of “The Colbert Report” and will begin “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” in September, traveled to Monroe, Michigan, to host “Only in Monroe,” a local public access cable show. The comedian interviewed rapper Eminem and explored the… Read more »

Digital Tracking: ‘Terminator’ Takes On ‘Magic Mike’ In Tight Box Office Race

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Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot — which studies social data and box office trends — analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in the appendix… Read more »

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deals With Chicago’s WBEZ, San Diego’s KPBS

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Content creation professionals at Chicago Public Media have reached an agreement with management on their first union contract, covered by SAG-AFTRA. The unit includes anchors, hosts, reporters, producers, editors and those who create digital content at public radio station WBEZ, Vocalo and Sound Opinions. The two-year contract includes scale rates for each covered position, annual increases,… Read more »

Casting Roundup: Anthony Mackie to Play MLK; ‘Once Upon a Time’ Finds King Arthur

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ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” has found its King Arthur in British actor Liam Garrigan, Entertainment Weekly reports. He’ll first appear in the season five premiere and will recur throughout the year. “As we do on ‘Once Upon a Time,’ we’re doing our own twist on Camelot, on Arthur’s background and on his relationships with… Read more »

Former CNN Anchor, Husband Involved in Deadly Shootout

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Lynne Russell, the former anchor of CNN Headline News, and her husband were involved in a deadly shootout when the couple fought off a robber late Tuesday night in Albequerque, New Mexico. Russell’s husband, Chuck De Caro — a former CNN correspondent — was said to have been shot three times, but is expected to… Read more »

Donald Trump Posts Letter From NBC’s Bob Greenblatt Thanking Him for ‘Generosity’

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Donald Trump is known for many qualities, but NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt apparently has one more to add to the list: generosity. The former “Apprentice” host and current presidential candidate, who has recently had a very public parting of ways with NBC, has shared a letter claiming to be from Greenblatt with his social-media… Read more »

Box Office: ‘Terminator Genisys,’ ‘Magic Mike XXL’ to Battle Holdovers for Top Spot

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Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle “Terminator Genisys” and Channing Tatum starrer “Magic Mike XXL” are set to go toe-to-toe this weekend, with both new movies expected to hit at least $40 million at the five-day holiday weekend box office, according to early forecasts on Wednesday. First estimates showed both films finishing their opening days Wednesday in the… Read more »