‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie Title Announced

The “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff had finally been titled: “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Director Ron Howard announced the news in a video on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Howard also revealed that they just wrapped production on the movie. Hey #Twitterville we just wrapped production so here’s a special message #StarWars pic.twitter.com/8QJqN5BGxr — Ron […]

Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Common To Star In ‘All About Nina’ From Eva Vives

EXCLUSIVE: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Oscar-winner Common are set to star in the semi-autobiographical dark comedy, All About Nina, the directorial debut film from screenwriter Eva Vives (Raising Victor Vargas).
The story follows Nina Geld (Winstead), a bracingly funny and blisteringly provocative stand-up comedian whose career is taking off, but whose personal life is a near-complete disaster. To escape a difficult ex and to prepare for a prospectively life-changing…

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Fox Enlists iHeartMedia to Boost Musical Competition ‘The Four’

Fox Broadcasting, which enjoyed one of its most successful periods when it aired “American Idol,” said it would make a new foray into the music-competition genre by launching”The Four: Battle for Stardom,” a new series that will tap into the broad reach of radio broadcaster iHeartMedia to suss out participants. The show is expected to […]

Steven Victor Appointed EVP and Head of A&R at Def Jam (EXCLUSIVE)

With longtime Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg officially stepping into the CEO role at Def Jam Records in the new year, his executive team is beginning to taking shape. Coming into the label as EVP and head of A&R effective immediately is Steven Victor. He will oversee A&R efforts for a roster that includes Kanye West, Justin […]

‘Queen Sugar’: Kat Candler Named New Showrunner For Season 3 Of OWN Drama

Kat Candler, who served as producing director on the second season of Queen Sugar, has been named executive producer/showrunner for the hit OWN drama’s upcoming third season. She replaces Monica Macer who served as showrunner in Season 2. Macer, in turn, replaced Season 1 day-to-day showrunner Melissa Carter. Like her processors, Candler will work closely with Queen Sugar creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay.
In other staffing changes heading into Season 3 of the…

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Fox Taps iHeartMedia to Help Launch Its Post-American Idol Music Competition Series

Fox is still searching for hosts and other talent for its first music competition series since American Idol, but the network has landed one of music’s biggest brands for the show: iHeartMedia. The radio behemoth is partnering with Fox on The Four: Battle for Stardom. iHeartMedia will assist with auditions, the talent search and will…

Robb McDaniels Named CEO of Beatport

Robb McDaniels has been named CEO of Beatport, the long-running download store for DJs, parent company LiveStyle announced today. In his new role, McDaniels will focus on strengthening the company’s position as the leading online music store for DJs and the global dance music community, according to a release. LiveStyle was formed in the wake […]