‘Making a Murderer’: Brendan Dassey Retrial May Hinge on Teresa Halbach Family Decision

The family of slain photographer Teresa Halbach will have a say in whether “Making a Murderer” subject Brendan Dassey will be retried for her murder, according to Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schmiel. According to People, Schmiel told reporters on Monday that the attorney general’s office will consult with Halbach’s relatives before it makes a decision regarding Dassey, whose conviction was ...

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Kristen Stewart, Adam Driver Added to NY Film Festival Lineup

Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver have been named the 2016 “An Evening With…” honorees for the 54th New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Tuesday. The annual “An Evening With…” events recognize work of individuals who have made contributions to film. Driver will be recognized for his performance in Jim Jarmusch‘s “Paterson,” while Stewart will be ...

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Katie Couric, Arianna Huffington to Speak at Advertising Week New York Conference

Katie Couric, Arianna Huffington, Drew Barrymore and Sheryl Sandberg highlight the speakers for Advertising Week New York 2016. The Week returns to New York City on September 26 and features Sandberg and Snapchat’s Imran Khan speaking in a special content series and the Roots performing at the wrap-up party. “With today’s ever-changing technology, we’re seeing advertising evolve across industries more ...

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New York Times Hacked by Russians, FBI Says (Report)

The FBI is reportedly investigating a series of hacks targeting reporters at The New York Times and other media outlets. According to CNN, U.S. officials have been briefed on the ongoing investigation, conducted by the FBI and other security agencies. The breaches were detected within the last few months, and are believed to be the work of Russian intelligence. Investigators ...

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No, Andrea Tantaros, Fox News Does Not Own TVNewser

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News that claims, among other things, that TVNewser is “widely reported to be financially supported and/or controlled by Fox News.” It’s up to a judge to determine whether Tantaros’ allegations of sexual harassment by ex-Fox News chief Roger Ailes and “O’Reilly Factor” host Bill O’Reilly are ...

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Donald Trump Is Being Body Shamed, Amber Tamblyn Says

Amber Tamblyn has a message for the world — don’t body shame Donald Trump. The “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” actress fired up her Facebook account over the weekend and took aim at the naked statues of GOP nominee Donald Trump that popped up in cities including Los Angeles and New York last week. According to Tamblyn, the statues are ...

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STX Gets Into Virtual Reality With Purchase of Surreal

Flush with cash from one of the world’s biggest media and internet companies, Robert Simonds’ STX Entertainment is going from the big screen to virtual reality. Earlier this month, STX received a round of investment led by China’s Tencent, a technology, gaming and entertainment behemoth in a move that the studio said would position it to expand well beyond movies. ...

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