“What would you change about the TV business if you were king for a day?” That's what we asked participants in Sept. 20's Variety Primetime Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast. The responses were as…
Netflix's “House of Cards” has added another big name to its list of headline-grabbing helmers: Jodie Foster will direct one of the episodes in the popular political thriller's second season. Neither…
Like the series' lead character Frank Underwood, the "House of Cards" creative team had to navigate some tricky hurdles en route to nine Emmy nominations in its first season.
For his first foray into longform TV, bigscreen master David Fincher established the "House" style in its first two episodes in close collaboration with the American theater's best.
There was nothing saintly about filming IFC's "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" which had a Cinema Society Gotham screening at the Museum of Modern Art Aug. 13. "The heat in Shreveport was at least as…
In a year of Emmy nominations that -- outside of the Netflix infusion -- were fairly lacking in revolutionary selections, a great deal of high-caliber talent was left out of the fun.
"The fact that there's been so much talk about whether the series would break through, would the Academy be able to recognize a series being discovered in such a new way, the fact that we not only…
Kevin Spacey lives with "House of Cards" through a stack of his own cards, which are peppered with lines and directions. "My cards are my routine," Spacey explains after another 12 hours on the set…
Like all of Hollywood, the Producers Guild of America is turning up the volume on TV and new media. In years past, the PGA's Produced By conference has focused heavily on the world of movies. The…
There's a thrilling cat fight in Beau Willimon's "The Parisian Woman," being given its world premiere at South Coast Rep. It's so good that it draws as much blood and potentially wounds as many…