Posts Tagged ‘news’

Amazon’s Twitch Warns Users of Possible Hack Attack

March 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Twitch, the live-streaming game service Amazon acquired last year for about $1 billion, said some user accounts may have been hacked. “We are writing to let you know that there may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information,” Twitch said in a post on its official blog. The company did not disclose... Read more

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‘Frozen,’ ‘Ping Pong’ Winners At Tokyo Anime Award Festival

March 24, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Frozen” was named the Animation of the Year in the theatrical feature division at the Tokyo Anime Award Festival.

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Kal Penn Is Bringing Big Data to the Masses With New Nat Geo Show

March 24, 2015  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Specs Who Kal Penn Age 37 Claim to fame Host and producer of National Geographic Channel's The Big Picture with Kal Penn

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Kal Penn Is Bringing Big Data to the Masses With New Nat Geo Show

March 24, 2015  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Specs Who Kal Penn Age 37 Claim to fame Host and producer of National Geographic Channel's The Big Picture with Kal Penn

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‘Furious 7′ Races Towards Record Opening

March 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Furious 7″ is barreling towards a record opening weekend, with tracking services predicting that the adventure film could debut to as much as $115 million. The Universal sequel is benefiting from a number of factors — chief among them a lack of big-budget action films pegged at male audiences and the fact that “Furious 7″... Read more

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Paradigm Signs “The Incident’s’ Isaac Ezban (EXCLUSIVE)

March 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Scribe-helmer Isaac Ezban, director of “The Incident” and “The Similars,” two elevated psychological sci-fi movies that establish Ezban as an distinctive voice on the Hispanic auteur genre scene, has been signed by Paradigm Talent Agency for representation. Combining two stories – two brothers and a detective locked on an infinite stairwell; a family on an... Read more

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Netflix Launch In Australia Gets Qualified Welcome From Producers Organization

March 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Online video service undercuts local incumbents. Producers' association wants Netflix to contribute to local industry.

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Eduardo Verastegui Sets ‘Little Boy’ Promotion for World War II Vets

March 23, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Eduardo Verastegui, a producer and star of Open Road’s upcoming film “Little Boy,” is offering World War II veterans free tickets to the film, Variety has learned exclusively. “The freedom that Americans enjoy is because of the sacrifices of these valiant men and women,” said Verastegui. “In light of that, I would like to give... Read more

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HK FilMart: Andy Lau, Liu Ye Head True Crime Drama ‘Saving Mr. Wu’

March 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Asian superstar Andy Lau and Liu Ye star in “Saving Mr Wu,” a true crime story about the kidnapping of a film star.

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Keith David on Why He Joined ‘Community’

March 22, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

As “Community” made its big jump from NBC to Yahoo Screen, it also made a few other changes — notably, casting. As Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover and Chevy Chase had left, Paget Brewster and Keith David entered the cast for season six. Though observant fans would notice that David isn’t completely new. He previously... Read more

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