Exclusive: Vertical Entertainment has picked up worldwide rights to the Baseball drama Undrafted from writer-director Joseph Mazzello. Based on the real experiences of Mazzello’s brother, the story examines how one moves on from crushing...Show More Summary
Producer Mary Parent endured frigid weather and one or two logistical debacles on the set of The Revenant, but don't feel too bad for her—she's spent the new year thus far in much more inviting climes, following the production of Jordan Vogt-Robert's Kong: Skull Island to Hawaii, Australia, and most recently, Vietnam. Show More Summary
In some ways the unofficial soundtrack to Shark Tank (1.7/6) should be Diana Ross's Upside Down. Not as a nod to the multiple Grammy winner on Grammy weekend but to the fact that the ABC reality entrepreneurial series' ratings fortunes shift so suddenly. Show More Summary
Indie artists gather round! Whether you're looking to develop a greater online following, promote your music on YouTube without actual music videos, wondering why you should regularly email your fans, or something else altogether, Hypebot is sure to have some handy tips for you. How To Grow An Online Following...
Exclusive: Choreographer, producer and reality dance judge Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol) has signed on to executive produce the dance feature Tackling Romeo, which will be introduced during this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Show More Summary
This week on MusicThinkTank, we learned what to consider when choosing a digital distributor, looked at how to reduce drug use at shows, why you should never enter a musical reality competition, and more. Alex Cowles | How To Choose The Best Digital Distributor For You Emma Sturgis | High...
EXCLUSIVE: In its first statement acquisition since Focus Features was overhauled, the Universal-based specialty label has won an auction for Loving, the Jeff Nichols-directed drama that stars Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga and Michael Shannon. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Disaster action thriller Category 5 has sold out the majority of the world for Mark Damon’s Foresight Unlimited here at the EFM. Announced just before the market with Rob Cohen (The Fast And The Furious, xXx) directing, it’s eyed as a franchise-starter and has drawn keen interest as a theatrical offering. Show More Summary
The actor stars as General Douglas MacArthur in 'Operation Chromite,' which tells the story of the secret mission X-Ray during the 1950 Korean War. read more
Before moving on to what will surely be another full week of music industry news, we're taking a moment to look back on news from the past seven days, including a Philly councilman's decision to trash his controversial live music bill, the ongoing fallout from the CRB's rate hike, legal...
Toy retailers are hoping Hollywood movies will drive big sales again this year, after blockbusters such as "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and "Minions" led to huge numbers in 2015. U.S. retail sales of toys grew nearly 7% to $19.4 billion last year, boosted by films that resulted in record domestic...
John Dickerson, political director for CBS News and moderator for "Face the Nation," gets his second debate of the primary season tonight when he questions the six remaining contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Greenville, S.C., tonight. He took a break from rehearsals...
Ant-Man and Alan Partridge are moving in together, sort of. Fortitude International has added dramedy An Ideal Home to its EFM slate with Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan starring. Andrew Fleming (Hamlet 2, The Craft) wrote and is directing. Show More Summary
Charlotte Rampling and John Rhys-Davies will star alongside Josh Hartnett in Lech Majewski's sci-fi pic Valley of the Gods. Rampling, Academy Award-nominated for her role in Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years, will play Amanda Joyce,. Fortissimo...Show More Summary
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Marc Gabizon, Vincent Maraval’s man in Germany, discusses his worst deal, why stars no longer guarantee success and the need for (calculated) risks. read more
Indican Pictures has acquired the Kill Me Deadly, a spoofy noir comedy based on satire playwright Bill Robens’ stage play. Robens adapted the feature which was directed by Darrett Sanders and produced by the group behind the NOTE theater, which...Show More Summary
Angus Simpson has landed a regular role in Shut Eye, Hulu's original series from creator Les Bohem, TriStar Television and Mark Johnson's Gran Via Productions. It takes a darkly comedic look at the underground world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them. Show More Summary
Francois Chau, Susan Chuang and Concetta Tomei have landed series regular roles on NBC’s untitled Matt Hubbard single-camera comedy pilot starring Elizabeth Ho, Chris Smith and Jack McBrayer. Written/executive produced by 30 Rock alum...Show More Summary
Natalie Martinez (ABC’s Secrets & Lies) has been cast as the female lead in Fox’s drama pilot A.P.B., from writer David Slack and Sleepy Hollow co-creator/executive producer Len Wiseman. Inspired by the July New York Times Magazine article...Show More Summary