Oladigbolu: Why film practitioners trying to break into Hollywood haven’t had much success
Rahman Oladigbolu, based in Boston, U.S., is a writer and filmmaker best known in the continent for winning the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2015, for Best Film by An African Living Abroad with his debut In America.
Hollywood, Apple said to mull rental plan, defying theaters
Movie studios are considering whether to ignore the objections of cinema chains and forge ahead with a plan to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theaters, according to people familiar with the matter.
Actor Jason Bateman gets Hollywood star
Emmy-nominated actor Jason Bateman was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, 30 years after breaking into the movies in "Teen Wolf Too."
Hollywood honors Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee
Stan Lee, whose Marvel superheroes have dominated popular culture for half a century, was honored Tuesday when he plunged his hands and feet into cement at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theater.
Issa Rae leads charge of YouTube stars into Hollywood
Since its early days in the mid-2000s, YouTube has showcased the talents of entertainers seeking fame and fortune, with Hollywood executives increasingly sitting up and taking notice.
Sony is selling censored movies, and Hollywood is mad as heck
Cleaned-up versions of movies are causing a ruckus in Hollywood, with filmmakers lashing out at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for trying to make money off of censored versions you would normally see on an airplane or basic cable.
Hollywood in Lagos for The Dance Workshop with Kaffy
To be hosted by Dotun of Cool FM, the business professionals will also include finance/smart money experts such as Nimi Akinkugbe and Arese Ugwu, Bukky Karibi-Whyte (CEO Bobby Taylor Company) and others.
Hollywood raids bookshelves in search of good stories
Six of the movies in the running for the Cannes film festival's Palme d'Or top prize -- which will be awarded Sunday -- are taken from books.