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Industry News

Were living through seismic shifts in the entertainment industry. And while many readers may not care about Producer X and Executive Y, tracking the latest industry shifts could very well impact the content entering your home in the near future.

The HiT List: The Apology Club Edition
3 years ago

The HiT List: The Apology Club Edition

The new host of Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show” is getting raves for his work on the program. So far he’s light years more balanced than predecessor Stephen Colbert, a …
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Can ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Soar Over Bad Buzz?
3 years ago

Can ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Soar Over Bad Buzz?

The actor’s summer release, “Magic Mike XXL,” dropped its first trailer yesterday, and the sight of an undulating Tatum transfixed more than a few female movie goers.

 

Can that …
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Do Costume Tweaks Offer Super Perks for Heroes?
3 years ago

Do Costume Tweaks Offer Super Perks for Heroes?

DC tempted fate this week when it again tweaked Superman’s look this week by giving him fingerless gloves. (Why an invulnerable character needs gloves – fingered or not is beyond …
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New Show Recalls Mistreatment of Vietnam War Vets
3 years ago

New Show Recalls Mistreatment of Vietnam War Vets

It wasn’t pretty.

An upcoming Cinemax drama uses that shameful treatment as the starting point for an eight-episode series.

The cable network, which begins production on “Quarry” March 30, described the …
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NRA Foe Harvey Weinstein Backs Sniper Series
3 years ago

NRA Foe Harvey Weinstein Backs Sniper Series

For now, the producer is putting his clout behind a sniper-based miniseries. Funny what an unexpected smash like “American Sniper” will do to a filmmaker’s priorities.

A five-night miniseries based on Nicholas …
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‘Shadows’ Kickstarter Campaign Reveals Indie Horror’s Plight
3 years ago

‘Shadows’ Kickstarter Campaign Reveals Indie Horror’s Plight

The indie horror comedy from the minds behind HBO’s “Flight of the Conchords,” is set for a New York/LA release next week. But Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi want to share …
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NEA Report Not Telling True Participation Tale
3 years ago

NEA Report Not Telling True Participation Tale

Three new reports from the National Endowment for the Arts are taking the arts marketing Internet by storm: A Decade of Arts Engagement: Findings From the Survey of Public Participation in the …
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Comedy Central’s Development Slate: ‘Last White Guy’ in U.S.
3 years ago

Comedy Central’s Development Slate: ‘Last White Guy’ in U.S.

Braunger, described in some circles as a “living room comic” for his brand of storytelling, is the focus of a new series in development for Comedy Central.

Dubbed the “Untitled …
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‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes
3 years ago

‘American Sniper’ Smashing Liberal Movie Memes

Director Clint Eastwood’s emotional film is crashing conventional wisdom when it comes to pro-U.S. military movies.

For years Hollywood insisted that films featuring heroic U.S. soldiers might be a tough sell …
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‘Fantastic Four’ Tease Stops the Panic (For Now)
3 years ago

‘Fantastic Four’ Tease Stops the Panic (For Now)

We finally got our first glimpse of the “Fantastic Four” reboot after a serious delay. It may not spark “Ultron”-level enthusiasm, but it should allay fears of a Marvel-sized dud.

 


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