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.
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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.
Hollywood scribes felt the chill in features and saw a 2.9% slide in earnings last year.
Cross-posted from On the Air Stephen Colbert's super PAC has – seriously, now – been approved by the Federal Election Commission. Again: a political satirist who tried to run for president not…
The selection process for picking the lawyers on Variety's first-ever Hollywood Law: Up Next list took no account of the candidates' gender. When the final list emerged, virtually half of the…