Marvel Studios may seem as Hollywood as it gets, now that it's producing tentpoles like the "Iron Man" franchise, "The Incredible Hulk," "Thor," "Captain America" and "The Avengers." But the company…
The cancellation of Eliot Spitzer's CNN show showed the limits of the ability of political figures to remake their careers as cable news personalities. But there's also uncertainty over Keith…
Last month Lionel Chetwynd and Norman Powell resigned from the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors after the publication of Ben Shapiro's book Primetime Propaganda, which charges a history of…
News Corp is to cease publishing its highly profitable U.K. newspaper, the News of the World as the media conglom continues to grapple with the most serious crisis in its history.
A new teaser trailer was released today for “The Iron Lady,” in which Meryl Streep plays Margaret Thatcher. The film, from The Weinstein Co., 20th Century Fox and Pathe, is due to be released on…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has announced that it will close U.K. newspaper the News of the World, which has been embroiled in a phone hacking and police bribery scandal.
Hollywood studios and record labels unveiled a landmark agreement with Internet providers for a system of "copyright alerts" sent to consumers whose accounts have been used to access pirated content…
Addressing ever-growing piracy concerns, a dozen industry groups have joined to form "Creative America," a nonprofit coalition to help fight content theft.
I'm back from a great week in Minneapolis, so posting should be returning to normal. This morning: CNN has canceled Eliot Spitzer's comeback vehicle, "In the Arena," and will replace it with…
Hollywood scribes are feeling a chill in feature writing, as overall 2010 earnings dropped 2.9% vs. the previous year to $928 million in work covered by the Writers Guild of America West.
In advance of a state Senate vote later this summer, a petition to persuade lawmakers to approve an extension of California's film incentives has circulated widely around the internet.