Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
From the April 30, 2013 issue of Variety
Seeking to put a twist on the typical close-to-the-vest development process the entertainment business has made standard practice, Amazon has given its massive user base access to samples of content…
CBS' ambitious series "Under the Dome" is leading the charge among the broadcasters to recapture viewers and advertising dollars that have fled to cable during the summer months.
Following is some field reporting from the couch-potato fryer. Like the presentations themselves, we start off serious and get progressively sillier.
Hollywood and L.A. literati are joining forces May 5 to shine a spotlight on censorship, as nonprofit PEN Center USA gears up for its Forbidden Fruit: Readings From Banned Works of Literature…
Jimmy Kimmel takes his Lie Witness segment to Coachella, where slightly dazed scenesters enthusiastically endorse every fictitious band the interviewer comes up with -- even Obesity Epidemic.
When it comes to Universal's "Fast and the Furious" franchise, the cars have been as much of a star attraction as the actors behind the wheel.
Justin Lin's feature debut as a solo helmer, Better Luck Tomorrow, hit Sundance in 2002. Its subject matter wasn't too unfamiliar: a group of high-achieving Asian-American high school kids who lead…
Hardly a low-budget actioner in 2001, when it was made for around $38 million, "The Fast and the Furious" sequels now cost Universal Pictures north of $125 million for.
Imagine that you are 42 years old, your last three films earned over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office, you have transformed a sagging franchise into a robust film series, and you are a native…