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  • Mariah Carey Album Sees Lukewarm Chart Start, Coldplay Reigns

    Coldplay's "Ghost Stories" held the apex of the U.S. album chart for a second week, as the week's top contender, a new title by Mariah Carey, managed only a tepid debut. The U.K. group's Atlantic set held its position with an 83,000-copy frame, according...
  • Apple's interest in Beats Electronics stirs speculation

    Apple's interest in Beats Electronics stirs speculation
    More than a decade after it revolutionized the music industry with the launch of iTunes, Apple Inc. remains the world's largest music retailer and one of the most recognized brands. So why, exactly, does it need to buy Beats Electronics' headphone and...
  • Korea's Weak Cannes Presence Reflects Shifting Tastes

    With Korean media focused heavily on April's Sewol ferry disaster, the weak showing of Korean films in the Cannes official selection did not resonate as loudly as it did last year. No Korean film was included in the competition selections of Cannes,...
  • CANNES: Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment Secures $50 Million

    Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has secured $50 million in a combination of corporate and production credit facilities from First Republic Bank. The coin will be used to continue Electric's expansion of TV and feature film production along with...
  • CANNES: Films Distribution Makes Big Sales on 'Girlhood,' 'Cheap Thrills' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Leading arthouse sales company Films Distribution has scored a flurry of top-notch deals on Celine Sciamma's "Girlhood" (pictured) and E.L. Katz's "Cheap Thrills." Directors' Fortnight standout "Girlhood" clearly enthused Cannes buyers. It was acquired...
  • Leading Korean Studios Bring Enticing Market Offerings

    In contrast to South Korea's anemic festival presence, things are much brighter on the market side. The big three -- CJ, Lotte and Showbox -- have plenty to shout about. CJ E&M brings Un Certain Regard screener "A Girl at My Door," helmed by July Jung...
  • CANNES: SXSW Winner '10.000 KM' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Broad Green Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution and international sales rights for love story "10.000 KM" from Visit Films. BGP has re-engaged Visit to present the title to international distributors in Cannes. The film follows two young lovers,...
  • Watch: J.K. Simmons Throws a Chair at Miles Teller in 'Whiplash' Clip

    Though fest-goers are the vast majority of those who have seen drummer drama "Whiplash," Sony Pictures Classic has released a clip online of the upcoming Miles Teller-starrer to wet the appetites of the rest of the public. Teller stars as an ambitious...
  • Coldplay's New Album Garners Highest Sales Week of 2014

    Coldplay has reaped its fourth consecutive U.S. album, ringing up the biggest stateside sales week of the year to date in the process. The U.K. band's "Ghost Stories" (Atlantic) took the top slot with first-week sales of 383,000, according to Nielsen...
  • Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden

    Brian Williams lands interview with Edward Snowden
    "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has scored the first American television interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday. In a major get, Williams traveled to Moscow, where the former National Security Agency contractor is now...
  • Hong Kong Biz is Tested as Mainland China Vies for Filmmakers' Attention

    As the Hong Kong film industry has sought to keep up with the changes forced on it over the past 20 years it has been pulled in many different directions. But these days, only two sets of pressure are at play. On one side, there is steady business in...