By the time Alex Gibney started chronicling the story of Julian Assange and Wikileaks in "We Steal Secrets" -- which debuts May 24 via Focus World -- the charismatic hacker's personality had already…
From the May 20, 2013 issue of Variety
On paper, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" seems to break the laws of network television.
The broadcast networks are hard-pressed to define what it is that keeps them on top of the heap as cable and new technologies chip away at their foundations. Yet the annual upfront ritual only…
Once it became clear that Bruce Rosenblum would leave his perch as Warner Bros. TV Group chief after being passed over the for the top job at the studio, a window of opportunity opened for CEO Kevin…
The Big Four hear the footsteps of cable and have responded with an especially aggressive programming strategy for next season.
Ten years after its launch as the first 24-hour free-to-air movie channel in the Arab world, Dubai-based private satcaster MBC2 has become Hollywood's strongest bridge to the Middle East and an…
Thanks to the allure of such Hollywood stars as Brad Pitt, who is the channel's May star of the month, MBC2 has the fourth-biggest Facebook following in the MENA region, the first when it comes to…
Retailers are buzzing over Pinterest's ability to boost sales for their businesses. But Hollywood's remained mostly silent about its potential to fill movie theater seats. For now.
With a softer-than-expected $84.1 million four-day Stateside tally, Paramount's “Star Trek Into Darkness” reinforced this weekend where the franchise's strengths lie — with fanboys — and with whom…
After presenting clips from his upcoming 2013 slate, Harvey Weinstein pointed out the absence of at least one of his films' notable producers. "I was going to bring George Clooney ... but I'm still…