Dress du Jour: January Jones Wows in Prabal Gurung

The Dress: A black strapless dress featuring beaded details and sheer paneling at the waist, paired with a beaded red crop top with sheer short sleeves from Prabal Gurung’s pre-fall collection. The Wearer: Mad Men‘s favorite blonde, January Jones. Read more Dress du Jour: Christina Hendricks in Vivienne Westwood Couture The Event: The Black Red Ball held […]

Kendall Jenner Is the New Face of Calvin Klein

Kendall Jenner is basically taking over the (fashion) world. From her deal with Estee Lauder to her countless runway shows to her gig as an Instagram-famous Kardashian-Jenner offspring, it seems like the 19-year-old is everywhere you look. Now, a few short weeks after rumors circulated that Jenner would be following in fellow Brat Pack member […]

Kim Kardashian Has Black Hair Again

As she stepped out with daughter North West on Thursday morning, Kim Kardashian proved that, sometimes, she’s just like the rest of us. That is, when it comes to making decisions about her hair — she just can’t make up her mind. Read more Kim Kardashian Reveals 5 Simple Steps for Getting 28M Instagram Followers Less than […]

Hong Kong Filmart: Beijing Galloping Horse Pacts with Jerry Weintraub, Cameron Jones

Chinese production company Beijing Galloping Horse has signed up to do two U.S.-China co-productions with veterans Jerry Weintraub (Ocean’s Eleven) and Cameron Jones (Traffic).  Jones will produce Forever Young, an English-language musical comedy directed by Eric Stoltz, while Weintraub will produce a Shaolin kung-fu action thriller called Legion One. Galloping Horse’s head of film Ray Chen, who […]

Russian TV to Fired ‘Top Gear’ Host: Come Work For Us

Russian TV station Zvezda, a networked owned by the Russian defense ministry, has offered work to fired Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson. “We would like you to be a presenter of [a] motoring show on our TV channel in Moscow,” said a letter addressed to Clarkson, published on Zvezda’s web site. “We would like to […]

‘Alone in Berlin’ Starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson Begins Shoot

Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson and Rush star Daniel Bruhl have begun shooting on Alone in Berlin, the new adaptation of the best-selling novel by late German author Hans Fallada. The film follows a working-class couple in Berlin who, during World War II, begin a series of anonymous protests against the Nazi regime. Originally published in 1947, […]

Alan Rickman to Discuss Career at BAFTA Q&A

His celebrated sneers and snarls have helped make Hans Gruber, Severus Snape and Sheriff George of Nottingham iconic cinema baddies. But next month, Alan Rickman is expected to turn on the charm in front of an audience at BAFTA’s London headquarters. The actor — who recently stepped behind the camera for a second time with […]

Pedro Almodovar Unveils ‘Silencio’ Cast

Oscar-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar on Thursday announced that Emma Suarez and Ariadna Ugarte would star in his return to the cinema of great female protagonists with Silencio, which will start shooting in May in Spain. The two actresses will play the same character, Julieta, in a drama focusing on destiny, the complexity of guilt […]

U.K.’s Channel 4 Buys Minority Stake in Indie Producer Renowned Films

British broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired a minority stake, believed to be less than 25 percent, in independent production firm Renowned Films. Financial details weren’t disclosed. The investment came from Channel 4’s $30 million (£20 million) Growth Fund, which it has used to buy stakes in up-and-coming production firms. London-based Renowned Films was co-founded by […]

Sam Mendes’ U.K. Production Firm In Talks to Be Acquired By All3Media (Report)

U.K. production firm All3Media, which is jointly owned by Discovery Communications and Liberty Global, is in advanced talks to acquire Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes’ U.K. production company Neal Street Productions, Broadcast magazine reported Thursday. Spokespeople for the companies declined to comment. The report didn’t mention the likely price tag for the producer of […]

‘Downton Abbey’ to End With Season 6

It’s official: Downton Abbey will end its run with season six, as has been widely expected. Carnival Films, the producer of Downton Abbey, and ITV, the U.K. home of the drama, made the announcement on Thursday. In the U.S., the costume drama has been airing on PBS. Carnival managing director Gareth Neame, who is also […]