Weinstein sexual harassment controversy exposes Hollywood's double standard
Hollywood has been unusually quiet over the allegations against the prominent filmmaker.
Harvey Weinstein loses key supporters, including advisor Lisa Bloom, who came under pressure to quit
The attorney's resignation comes after a new report surfaced Friday alleging that the producer had masturbated in front of a TV journalist 10 years ago.
Senators start giving away money Harvey Weinstein donated to them
Harvey Weinstein has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Democratic politicians, including the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood future is in question after sexual harassment allegations
Harvey Weinstein's company was struggling long before accusations of sexual harassment surfaced. Will they deal a fatal blow to the indie film company?
Harvey Weinstein to take a leave of absence amid sexual harassment claims, threatens lawsuit over report
The article, published by the New York Times on Thursday, said that Weinstein has over the years reached at least eight legal settlements with women over alleged harassment.
Roku IPO: Shares jump 68% as investors bet the firm can fend off Amazon, Apple and Google
Roku's stock surges in its initial public offering, as investors bet it can keep growing despite competition from some of the technology industry's biggest players.
TV is seeing more diverse hires among its first-time directors, new DGA study shows
The Directors Guild of America says it saw an all-time hiring high of 225 directors who had never directed episodic television.
SAG-AFTRA reaches tentative deal to end strike against video game companies
The new deal will be reviewed by the guild's national board at a meeting in October.
Netflix's 'The OA' and Disney's 'A Wrinkle in Time' among projects that receive $339 million in tax breaks
The state's film commission estimates the credits yielded $2.4 billion in in-state spending,
Amazon partners with Genius Brands International in the battle to dominate the streaming market for kids
The new channel, which is set to launch Thursday, will be available on Amazon Channels.
Vice Media video workers to unionize with writers and editors guilds
The decision will unionize about 300 individuals who work on video content for the Brooklyn-based new media company.
Like a zombie, profit dispute over AMC's 'The Walking Dead' refuses to die
Frank Darabont along with five other executive producers allege that AMC isn't sharing profits from the hit series.
Mel Gibson's lawsuit over 'Professor and the Madman' deepens, as director says producer defamed him in comments to L.A. Times
Farhad Safinia, director of "The Professor and the Madman," is making new allegations against Voltage Pictures.
With Hulu's top Emmy win for 'The Handmaid's Tale,' a streaming underdog comes of age
"The Handmaid's Tale" is the first streaming show to win the Emmy Award for best drama series.
AMC hires former Fox Entertainment executive David Madden
In his new role as president of programming at AMC, David Madden will report to President Charlie Collier.
Stacey Snider of Fox Film disses Netflix movies
The CEO of 20th Century Fox Film said that Netflix offers no advantages to filmmakers or film lovers.
21st Century Fox promotes Peter Rice to president
Peter Rice will continue to serve as chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group.
EuropaCorp sheds a top executive following box office disappointment of 'Valerian'
The big-budget sci-fi movie "Valerian," directed by Luc Besson, was a major flop at the summer U.S. box office.
SAG-AFTRA elects incumbent Gabrielle Carteris as president following a bitter campaign
The campaign saw a rancorous battle of words between the guild's Unite for Strength and Membership First factions.
Bill Nye, the 'Science Guy,' says Disney owes him and others $28 million in profits from '90s TV series
“Bill Nye, the Science Guy” ran for five seasons from 1993 and 1998 on PBS and in national syndication.
Disney adds General Motors CEO Mary Barra to its board of directors
Mary Barra joins the likes of Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg on Disney's board.
Judge denies Roman Polanski victim's request to drop statutory rape case
A judge has ruled against an effort to resolve the four-decade-old case and rejected the filmmaker's attempt to unseal testimony given by the original prosecutor.
Hollywood musicians are backing a new bill that seeks to stop runaway film scoring
A new state bill is proposing tax credits for movies that do their scoring in California.
How Mel Gibson's promising indie film went off the rails
"The Professor and the Madman" has capsized under an ugly legal dispute. Mel Gibson is accusing producer Nicolas Chartier of preventing on-location shooting in Oxford, among other things.
Johnny Depp's former money manager faces federal probes
The Management Group has been embroiled in a legal battle with former client Johnny Depp.
Shonda Rhimes' move to Netflix from ABC could spark war for talent
Netflix has already punched back against Disney’s plans to pull its content from the streaming platform by 2019 — by luring away one of Disney ABC’s most prolific content creators, Shonda Rhimes.
Fox earnings beat expectations despite $22-million loss in film and TV division
The media giant reported that its entertainment studio posted a loss of $22 million for the fiscal fourth quarter.
Netflix faces a new challenge as Disney strikes back with its own streaming service
Netflix's U.S. subscribers will have access to Disney films through the end of 2019, including all new films shown theatrically through the end of 2018.
SAG-AFTRA ratifies new contract with studios
Members of the actors union voted nearly 76% in favor of the three-year deal.
Netflix acquires comic-book publisher Millarworld in effort to bolster superhero programming
The publisher behind "Kingsman" and "Kick-Ass" will now be part of the growing Netflix empire.
Indie film company Broad Green Pictures lays off workers and closes production division
Broad Green has experienced numerous flops including "Wish Upon," "Bad Santa 2" and two Terrence Malick movies.
Production of TV pilots drops to seven-year low in L.A., but region retains its share
Los Angeles saw 68 pilots produced on stages and locations in the area during the 2016-17 period.
Sony acquiring majority stake in anime distributor Funimation
The deal, which hasn't clsoed, would value the Texas-based anime company at approximately $150 million.
Netflix is on the hook for $20 billion. Can it keep spending its way to success?
The digital streaming giant plans to continue burning cash to fuel original productions and subscriber growth.
'Captain Marvel' will receive a $20-million tax credit to shoot in California
'Midway,' from director Roland Emmerich, and a new Dick Cheney biopic have also qualified for the latest round of credits.
Q&A: Parents of 'Midnight Rider' crew member killed by train decry 'safety bubble' mentality on sets
Richard and Elizabeth Jones have led efforts to improve safety on the sets of film and TV productions nationwide.
Netflix sees stronger-than-expected subscriber growth for second quarter
The digital streaming service debuted new seasons of 'Master of None' and 'House of Cards' during the quarter.
Penthouse battles over rights to 'Caligula' and Omni magazine
The legendary adult entertainment company has filed a lawsuit claiming copyright and trademark infringement.
On-location production in Los Angeles dips in second quarter
The cancellation of series like 'Good Girls Revolt' and 'Mistresses' contributed to the decline in local production.
'Transformers' spinoff 'Bumblebee' to receive $22-million tax credit, California's biggest so far
The Paramount movie, which is set for release in 2018, is the latest studio picture to take advantage of California's expanded tax incentives.
Judge approves $142-million class-action settlement in Wells Fargo sham accounts scandal
A U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco gave preliminary approval on Saturday to a settlement that will compensate customers who had unauthorized accounts created in their name.
Judge approves $142-million class-action settlement in Wells Fargo sham accounts scandal
Elon Musk tweets pictures of first Tesla Model 3 production car
The billionaire entrepreneur unveiled photos of the first Model 3 to come off the production line.
In Hollywood, Asian American actors see few lead roles, and pay discrepancies when they land one
CBS is embroiled in a controversy over the pay disparity on "Hawaii Five-0," which prompted its two Asian American actors to quit in protest.
SAG-AFTRA reaches new contract deal with studios
The two sides had extended negotiations for the new three-year contract past the June 30 deadline.
SAG-AFTRA negotiations are extended as contract deadline passes
The actors union will continue its talks with Hollywood studios for a new three-year contract.
For the anime industry, the streaming revolution is both a blessing and a curse
Anime fans have a plethora of streaming choices, including Netflix and Amazon, which are muscling their way into the market,
NBC's 'Timeless' relocating to California under expanded tax credit program
The second season of NBC's time-travel drama is expected employ approximately 250 cast members and 220 crew members.
Conservative activists step up attack on CNN
Conservative activists are escalating their attack on CNN. Many see the network as their prime ideological for for its coverage of President Trump.