The Weinstein Co.'s "Grindhouse" is a study in contradictions: an ode to low-budget exploitation films that will be marketed as a mainstream tentpole. The company's genre arm, Dimension, will launch…
"Spring Awakening" may still be working to cement its Broadway audience, but at least one group of the production's seats are regularly hard to come by: the ones onstage.
Comcast, the giant cable operator, has convinced five of the six major studios to participate in a test that could turn pay-per-view movies from a nothing revenue stream into a profit-generating…
Comic-turned-governor Hideo Higashikokubaru has some idea of his worth to the Miyazaki Prefecture. With a straight face, Higashikokubaru told reporters last week that his recent TV appearances were…
Breaks don't get much bigger than Lin-Manuel Miranda's. At 27, he is the composer, lyricist and one of the stars of "In the Heights," a new musical premiering Off Broadway.
If Elvis were still alive today and wanted to mount another comeback special, he'd probably pass on NBC and head straight for VH1 -- or maybe just post a few clips on YouTube.
Pubcaster channel SABC1 is looking for fledgling small businesses with big dreams to take part in a new reality skein with an entrepreneurial theme.
When discussing Adam Rapp's career, it helps to clarify which one you mean. Along with his day job writing plays, Rapp has written and directed two indie films, scripted episodes of "The L Word" and…
Thesp Javier Bardem has played everything from a poet to a Mafioso, but his new role is a more radical departure. Bardem recently reactivated his long-dormant production label, Pinguin Films, to…
The legions of viewers who miss the NBC megaskein "Friends" may want to tune in to a series about the lives of six Chinese twentysomething friends who live together after they were tricked into…
As if "Borat" hasn't been getting plenty of attention, the movie is front and center on this year's Oscar ballot. Or at least the film's title is.