Jason Kilar’s vision for Hulu transformed web video. So why is Hulu in trouble and Kilar rumored to be on his way out? Because his vision transformed web video. [Update: On Jan. 4, Kilar announced he and Hulu SVP and CTO Rich Tom would leave the company in Q1.]
Kevin Smith adds to his film-podcasting-stage-retailing geek empire with an AMC TV reality series, Comic Book Men, in hopes of capitalizing on the network’s loyal Walking Dead following--nearly exploding choice body parts in the process.
Kevin Smith sure knows how to put on a show. In the weeks leading up to this week's premiere of his new film, Red State, at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Smith proudly touted his plans to auction the movie off to the highest bidder for distribution.
For Smith fans, the live-podcasting theater is the sanctum sanctorum where they get to see the king of the comic-book geeks in action, regally decked out in his signature puck u jersey amid a hockey-inspired decor featuring mountains of sticks and red-and-black carpeting for his beloved New Jersey Devils.