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26 posts from January 2010

01/13/2010

No-shows

The red carpet is going to be a slightly less glamorous place this weekend. That’s because Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are skipping Friday’s Critics Choice Awards and Sunday’s Golden Globes. Full story

College rivalry

It may be worth noting, as NBC Universal’s Jeff Zucker and Conan O'Brien tangle over late-night programming choices: There’s history between these two Ivy Leaguers. In the 1980s, O’Brien was head of the Harvard Lampoon magazine at the same time Zucker ran the Harvard Crimson newspaper. And you don’t have to strain too hard to hear a resonance of their campus rivalry in their current face-off over late-night programming decisions at NBC. Full story

Sundance fetes

Before you head to Sundance, check out Risky Business’ list of the lounges and parties swinging in Park City next week. Full story

01/12/2010

Big earnin'

Newlyweds Jay-Z and Beyonce earned $122 million together between June 2008 and June 2009, more than any other couple -- married or unmarried -- in entertainment, according to Forbes. Full story

Unifrance kicks off

European distributors, French sales agents and international press will break bread and cheese Wednesday as state film promotion organization Unifrance’s 12th annual Rendez-Vous with French cinema kicks off in Paris. But don’t expect to hear any American accents. Full story

Stock must-haves

With the new year up and running, Wall Street analysts recently picked their favorite media and entertainment stocks. Find out which ones made their lists.

They ‘Spy’

GALLERY: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, George Lopez and Billy Ray Cyrus were among the celebrities who walked the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Spy Next Door.” View the gallery

01/11/2010

'Glee'-ful celebration

GALLERY: "Glee" cast members including Lea Michele celebrated the show's four Golden Globes nominations at a bash in West Hollywood. Check out photos from the event.

Party time

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s annual Golden Globes festivities will take over the Beverly Hilton on Sunday. That’s less than a week from now! To help plan out your plan of attack, check out THR's compiled list of all the weekend festivities. Full story

'Avatar' piracy

"Avatar" is proving just as popular in the piracy underground as it has been at the boxoffice: The James Cameron epic ranks as the most downloaded film on BitTorrent. Full story


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