Rupert Pupkin’s delusions of latenight grandeur will soon be set to music. Stephen Trask, the composer and lyricist behind “Hedwig & The Angry Inch,” and Chris D’Arienzo, the author of “Rock of Ages,”…
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Marta Heflin, who was associated with director Robert Altman during a stage and film career that included starring in Altman pic “A Perfect Couple” and appearing in the helmer’s Broadway and movie…
The 96 TV pilots shot in Los Angeles this year generated $277.8 million in production spending, up 6% over last year, according to the FilmL.A. permitting agency.
Steve Harvey wakes up every morning at 4. He showers, eats a piece of fruit, grabs some coffee and immediately goes to studio to record his radio show from 5-9 a.m.
Fest chief creative officer Geoff Gilmore announced today that Tribeca Film, the distrib label of Tribeca Enterprises, will launch in the U.K. on April 16, offering six fest films on VOD.
Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Arvin Chen’s relationship comedy “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” for a December day-and-date release in theaters and VOD. “Tomorrow” premiered…
The Tribeca Film Festival has tapped Martin Scorsese's 1983 film "The King of Comedy" to close its 2013 edition, with the movie to be shown in a newly restored digital incarnation. The black comedy…
CBS Films has set June 14 as a limited domestic release date for its comedy "The Kings of Summer," formerly titled "Toy's House." Pic opens against Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel" and Sony's Seth Rogen…
The Philippines' most popular comedian, fondly called Dolphy, died late Monday, July 9, of multiple organ failure and complications from pneumonia at a hospital in Makati City. He was 83.
Walter Latham is a born entrepreneur.
Sean Penn may have found his next directorial vehicle, as the "Into the Wild" helmer is in early talks to direct Robert De Niro in "The Comedian."