Thursday, April 26, 2018

What the Repeal of Net Neutrality Will Mean for Hollywood

WASHINGTON — Next month, the FCC is likely to repeal almost all of the net neutrality rules that govern how internet providers handle traffic online. The action is already generating an outcry...

Ventana Sur: Subterranea Links to Novelo, Hechos Imaginarios for ’The Eternal White’ (EXCLUSIVE)

For any fanboy in Latin America working in genre filmmaking, Ventana Sur’s Blood Window is one of the main highlights of any year. It bodes well then for Cristoph Behl and...

Time Inc. + Meredith: Can Two Old-Guard Publishing Firms Find Digital Strength in Numbers?

Time Inc. earlier this year said it was going to fly solo, announcing that it was ending merger talks. Just a few short months later, CEO Rich Battista and the company’s board...

Sony India Sets up Sports Biopic ‘Soorma’

Sony Pictures Networks Productions is to produce sports biopic “Soorma.” The film focuses on the turbulent life of field hockey star Sandeep Singh and is set for a June 29 release....

Khalid Signs With BMI

“Location” singer Khalid has signed with performing rights organization BMI, the PRO announced today. The R&B newcomer is among 2017’s breakout acts, having reached a peak position of No. 12 on...

‘Wisdom of the Crowd’ Season 1 to End After Episode 13

“Wisdom of the Crowd” is not receiving a full season pickup at CBS, with the freshman drama’s first season set to end after it airs its original order for 13 episodes, Variety...

#GrammySoDiverse? Top Four Categories Are Notably Light on White Males

The Grammy Award nominations generally pack a fair number of surprises each year, but the 2018 main categories — Album, Song and Record of the Year and Best New Artist —...

‘Vikings’ Boss on Reinventing the Show and the ‘Most Extraordinary’ Battle Scenes Yet to...

When “Vikings” creator Michael Hirst set about telling the saga of the famed farmer-turned-king Ragnar Lothbrok and his equally (if not more) famous sons, he always knew his leading man would...

Netflix Boards Debut Film From Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP

Global streaming video service, Netflix has teamed with Ronnie Screwvala, one of the best-known executives in Indian cinema, to release “Love Per Square Foot.” The film is a quirky romantic comedy...

Ken Shapiro, Writer-Director of ‘The Groove Tube,’ Dies at 76

Ken Shapiro, writer and director “The Groove Tube” and “Modern Problems,” died of cancer Saturday in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 76. Shapiro’s 1974 independent film, a collection of skits called “The...

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Ventana Sur: Cinepolis Corners Soccer Comedy ‘Penalty’ for Mexico and Central...

Mexican exhibition giant Cinepolis’ fledgling distribution arm outbid other key players to seize Mexican and Central American theatrical distribution rights to Colombian hitmaker Dago...

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