Rapper Wale has unwrapped his first No. 1 album, as "The Gifted" climbed to No. 1 on the U.S. album chart last week. The performer (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin) moved 158,000 copies of his…
The City of Rio de Janeiro is set to build a $50 million film and TV studio, Rio Polo de Audiovisual, located a few minutes drive from Brazil's 2016 Olympic Games stadium.
nWave Pictures is flying with “Penguins 3D,” acquiring worldwide distribution rights to David Attenborough’s giant-screen documentary from Atlantic Prods. The company is planning a U.S. release on…
If sharks were camels and the Pacific was a desert, the Norwegian adventure "Kon-Tiki" could be "Lawrence of Arabia." It has a dashing blond hero with penetrating blue eyes. And it has the kind of…
Baltasar Kormakur's latest is a touching, low-key depiction of an incident in which a fishing boat sinks a few miles from shore.
In its second financing-producing deal in two days, AngelWorld Entertainment has come on board "The Devil in the Deep Blue Sea," starring Jessica Biel, Chloë Moretz and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Richard Branson is a tough man to pin down. With 36 companies, charities and foundations under the Virgin brand, the high-flying executive spoke with Marc Graser in Philadelphia, where he was…
Businesses have long tied in with celebrities to sell consumer products. Now even the vacation rentals biz is turning to Hollywood to increase bookings -- and offer studios a new space they might…
Bedlam Prods., one of the shingles behind "The King's Speech," has produced feature-length TV drama-documentary "Titanic: Case Closed," which has been snapped up by Smithsonian in the U.S. and…
Nominee budgets vary widely, but shows always find a way
David Mirkin ("The Simpsons Movie") has been tapped to write and direct the film adaptation of Richard Branson's memoir "Losing My Virginity."