Altered Innocence Picks Up U.S. Rights to ‘Concrete Night’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Altered Innocence has picked up the U.S. rights to Pirjo Honkasalo’s “Concrete Night.” The film, which received its world premiere in the Masters section of the Toronto Film Festival, will receive a release in January 2017. The deal was negotiated between Frank Jaffe from Altered Innocence, also an executive with North American distribution company Strand… Read more »

Altered Innocence has picked up the U.S. rights to Pirjo Honkasalo’s “Concrete Night.” The film, which received its world premiere in the Masters section of the Toronto Film Festival, will receive a release in January 2017. The deal was negotiated between Frank Jaffe from Altered Innocence, also an executive with North American distribution company Strand... Read more »

Gal Gadot Dishes on the New ‘Wonder Woman’ Film

It couldn’t have been easy, stepping into the iconic role played by Lynda Carter, but Gal Gadot has made Wonder Woman her own. She became a fan favorite and proved that she was worthy of donning the golden bracelets when she teamed up with the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel in last year’s… Read more »

It couldn’t have been easy, stepping into the iconic role played by Lynda Carter, but Gal Gadot has made Wonder Woman her own. She became a fan favorite and proved that she was worthy of donning the golden bracelets when she teamed up with the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel in last year’s... Read more »

Tom Hanks to Be Honored by Hollywood Film Awards for ‘Sully’

Dick Clark Productions has announced that Tom Hanks will be honored with the Hollywood Actor Award for his performance in Warner Bros.’ “Sully.” The award will be presented Nov. 6 at the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. “Tom Hanks delivered another amazing performance in a career filled with amazing performances…. Read more »

Dick Clark Productions has announced that Tom Hanks will be honored with the Hollywood Actor Award for his performance in Warner Bros.’ “Sully.” The award will be presented Nov. 6 at the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. “Tom Hanks delivered another amazing performance in a career filled with amazing performances.... Read more »

TV’s Wonder Woman Lynda Carter: ‘We Still Need More Female Role Models’

To many fans, there is only one Wonder Woman. For a generation that came of age with the TV series that ran from 1975-79, no one will ever be able to swing the lasso of truth quite like Lynda Carter. She may have hung up her star-spangled suit when “Wonder Woman” went off the air,… Read more »

To many fans, there is only one Wonder Woman. For a generation that came of age with the TV series that ran from 1975-79, no one will ever be able to swing the lasso of truth quite like Lynda Carter. She may have hung up her star-spangled suit when “Wonder Woman” went off the air,... Read more »

TV Ratings: ‘Supergirl’ Lifts The CW With Solid Debut, NBC Wins the Night

NBC won Monday night’s ratings contest, but it’s The CW’s “Supergirl” who deserves the spotlight. “Supergirl” made its CW debut with a more-than-solid 1.1 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and 3 million total viewers. Yes, that’s a far cry from its Season 1 premiere on CBS (3.1, 12.96 million), but it’s not too far… Read more »

NBC won Monday night’s ratings contest, but it’s The CW’s “Supergirl” who deserves the spotlight. “Supergirl” made its CW debut with a more-than-solid 1.1 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and 3 million total viewers. Yes, that’s a far cry from its Season 1 premiere on CBS (3.1, 12.96 million), but it’s not too far... Read more »

‘Prime Suspect’ Prequel to Air on PBS’ ‘Masterpiece’ in 2017

Stateside fans of Jane Tennison won’t have to resort to torrenting the “Prime Suspect” prequel when it comes out: “Prime Suspect: Tennison” will be airing on PBS’s “Masterpiece” in 2017. The six-episode ITV drama, a prequel to the British classic that starred Dame Helen Mirren as Jane, is based on Lynda La Plante’s “Tennison” novel…. Read more »

Stateside fans of Jane Tennison won’t have to resort to torrenting the “Prime Suspect” prequel when it comes out: “Prime Suspect: Tennison” will be airing on PBS’s “Masterpiece” in 2017. The six-episode ITV drama, a prequel to the British classic that starred Dame Helen Mirren as Jane, is based on Lynda La Plante’s “Tennison” novel.... Read more »

OWN Greenlights Unscripted Series ‘The Hero Effect’ from United Way Worldwide (EXCLUSIVE)

OWN has greenlit “The Hero Effect,” an inspirational docuseries from nonprofit United Way Worldwide and Dolphin Entertainment, Variety has learned exclusively. “The Hero Effect” showcases stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Each episode is shot on location in different communities across the country. The real-life stories, presented by United Way — the world’s largest… Read more »

OWN has greenlit “The Hero Effect,” an inspirational docuseries from nonprofit United Way Worldwide and Dolphin Entertainment, Variety has learned exclusively. “The Hero Effect” showcases stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Each episode is shot on location in different communities across the country. The real-life stories, presented by United Way — the world’s largest... Read more »