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Eli Roth Talks “Great Thrill” Of Sundance Debut & Keanu Reeves Joining ‘Knock Knock’ – Video

It's incredible to think that this year's Sundance Film Festival is the first time Eli Roth has been to Park City with a pic. As the Knock Knock director told me when he came by our DeadlineNow studio, the story behind getting the psychological...Show More Summary

Andy Coulson, Clive Goodman Retrial Set to Start June 29

The phone-hacking trial jury last year failed to reach a verdict on charges that they conspired to pay public officials for royal phone directories. read more

Bill Maher Blasts ‘American Sniper’ – Video

Bill Maher joined the war over American Sniper, saying the movie portrayed Chris Kyle as a “psychopath patriot and we love him.” American Sniper, he said, painted an unsubtle black-and-white/good versus evil/"we're good, they're bad" picture. American Sniper has made more than $154 million in boxoffice. Show More Summary

Music Manager Busted As L.A. Cracks Down On Talent Scams

The LA City Attorney's office is cracking down on talent scams that charge upfront fees to aspiring performers. At a press conference this morning, City Attorney Mike Feuer said that music industry veteran Debra Baum has been charged with four counts of violating the Talent Scam Prevention Act. Show More Summary

Larry Wilmore On Obama’s SOTU Address: “He Doesn’t Give A Fk” – Video

“Before we get in too deep on this, I want to be clear about something: I voted for Obama because he’s black,” host Larry Wilmore began on his third night as host of Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show. “I’m just clearing it up. People...Show More Summary

Publicists Name Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Television Showman Of The Year

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos has been named Television Showman of the Year by the publicists’ branch of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600. He will be honored at the 52nd Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 20. Sarandos, responsible for Netflix

Blake Shelton’s Hee-Haw Hoedown Goes Urban Cowboy: ‘SNL’

He was both host and musical guest, leaving Shelton open to some ‘SNL’ Hee-Haw-style snarkery in the opening monologue. http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/blake-sheltons-heehaw-monologue/2842426

Tom Brady’s Balls Rapped In ‘SNL’ Open

But responsibility for Deflategate was handed off to a mysterious bit player named Dougie in the Blake Shelton-hosted episode’s cold open. http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/patriots-press-conference-cold-open/2842425

‘Birdman’ Soars As PGA Sets A New Course For WIDE OPEN Best Picture Oscar Race

During the cocktail reception before Saturday night’s Producers Guild Awards began I ran into Oscar-nominated Screenwriter (and Director) Dan Gilroy and wife Rene Russo, there supporting  one of the ten PGA  Darryl F. Zanuck Best Picture nominees,  Nightcrawler. Show More Summary

Nicole Kidman-Starrer ‘Strangerland’ Selling To Alchemy: Sundance

EXCLUSIVE: Alchemy, the rechristened company formerly known as Millennium Entertainment, has acquired rights in 15 markets to Strangerland, the Kim Farrant-directed drama that stars Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving. The...Show More Summary

PGA Awards: Winners List (LIVE)

The 26th annual PGA Awards is underway at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. We’ll be posting the winners live, so refresh for the latest. The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures) Producer: Dan Lin

2015 PGA Awards: Live Blog

We are live at the 2015 Producers Guild Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.  Since 1989, those theatrical films taking the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best producer have a 75% chance of winning the top prize at the Oscars.  Last...Show More Summary

Lena Dunham Tackles “Perv” Woody Allen, “Puritanical” USA & Campus Rape At Sundance Panel

The Girls creator left the packed Egyptian Theater in Park City today with no doubt about what she thinks about attacks on pushing the boundaries of humor, the director of Manhattan and sexual assaults on America's campus'. "In someShow More Summary

Ethan Hawke At Sundance: Talks ‘Boyhood’, “Studios Are Making Less & Less Movies” & What Audiences Want To See – Video

"When we showed Boyhood here last year, lots of people said 'wonderful movie, but it'll never make a dime,’ " said Ethan Hawke at this year's Sundance Film Festival. "I think audiences want to see a lot of stuff if they can have access...Show More Summary

Oscar Nominee ‘Leviathan’ Upset At Russian Film Awards

Proving again that no man is a prophet in his own land, much heralded Russian film Leviathan, a Golden Globe winner and an Academy Award nominee, missed out on the top prize in its homeland. At the annual Golden Eagle film awards, which...Show More Summary

A24 Closing On ‘The Witch:’ Sundance

EXCLUSIVE: Second Sundance deal getting close I hear A24 is nearing witching hour on a U.S. distribution deal for The Witch that will come in at low seven-figures. Trying to reach the distributor but haven’t yet to completely confirm. Show More Summary

Eastwood Talks Impact Of ‘American Sniper’ At Producers Guild Awards Nominees Breakfast

This morning's Producers Guild Nominees Awards breakfast at the Saban Theatre was a more about congratulations than controversy. But panelist Clint Eastwood said his  film American Sniper and other war films —  including his other favorite,...Show More Summary

Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson Together Again In ‘She’s Funny That Way’ – Hot Trailer

While Jennifer Aniston’s Cake was heating up at the Toronto Film Festival, her other indie feature this fall which played at Venice was Peter Bogdanovich’s screwball comedy She’s Funny That Way, the Oscar-nominated director’s first feature...Show More Summary

Threatened Teamsters Strike Against TV Commercials Industry Averted

A threatened Teamsters strike against the TV commercials industry has been averted, as members of Teamsters Local 399 ratified a new commercials contract in voting conducted today. Two weeks ago, the local's members overwhelmingly rejected an earlier proposal, which put the union on a strike footing. Show More Summary

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