Spike Lee has added "Boardwalk Empire" regular Michael K. Williams and Stephen Tyrone Williams to the cast of his Kickstarter-funded movie opposite Zaraah Abrahams.
Jane Campion is an old hand at soup-to-nuts filmmaking, having served as both writer and director on projects from "The Piano" to "Bright Star." But in tackling her Sundance Channel miniseries "Top…
"JKL" was nominated for writing, while director Andy Fisher was nominated for an episode featuring a spectacular casting stunt that had actor Matt Damon stealing the program from host Jimmy Kimmel…
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams announced on Thursday’s show that he will be taking a leave of absence to have knee surgery. The 54 year-old host is expected to miss several weeks with Lester…
“Man of Steel’s” Kevin Costner is adding another film to his recent feature resurgence. The thesp has closed a deal to star in Disney’s sports drama “McFarland,” that Niki Caro will direct for the…
Relativity Media has taken U.S. rights to Carlo Carlei's adaptation of William Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet," starring Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet and Douglas Booth as Romeo, and plans a Sept. 6…
Talent agency WME has paired up with its private-equity backer Silver Lake Management on a bid to acquire Hulu. While a report from Bloomberg on Friday didn’t specify exactly what role WME would play…
A new play by a Pulitzer winner and another by a fast-rising up-and-comer are among the brewing works tapped for development as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill…
The FCC has ruled that Comcast should carry Bloomberg TV within the same "neighborhood" as other news networks, siding with the business channel in its complaint that the cable giant had not…
DirecTV fired off a letter to the FCC accusing News Corp.-owned Fox Networks of employing misleading advertising in their carriage dispute.
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