Weekend Report September 15, 2014
No Good Deed: $24MM Sam Miller UTA - Jason Burns Idris Elba WME - Brandt Joel Taraji P. Henson Vincent Cirrincione Associates - Vincent Cirrincione   Dolphin Tale 2: $...
Sony Expects $2 Billion Loss for Fiscal Year
In another financial blow to the electronics giant, Sony has reported a net loss of $2.15 billion for the current fiscal year, nearly five times its original estimate of $488 million (JPY50 billion )...
Julianna Margulies and Jimmy Fallon's Musical Morning Announcements Are So Not-Cool (Video)
Whoever voted Jimmy Fallon and Julianna Margulies‘ musical morning announcement team the most entertaining and musical for the past seven years must not have been a student at their school. The ...
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'Big Bang Theory': Watch What Happens When Sheldon Returns Home
New season eight footage is hereread more
China’s Huayi to Pay $125 Million for D-Cinema Group GDC Technology
Huayi Brothers Media is to pay up to $125 million for GDC Technology, a manufacturer of servers and equipment for digital cinema
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Olympian Lolo Jones Eliminated From 'Dancing With the Stars,' Received Hate Messages
The world-champion track star was sent home after falling short in her first cha-cha-cha performance and feels "disgust[ed] at myself" read more
Joshua Oppenheimer, Alison Bechdel Named Among 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellows
Copenhagen-based documentarian Joshua Oppenheimer and legendary American and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel ("Fun Home"), who is credited with developing the famous feminist form of measure...
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'Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles': Telluride Review
The documentary combines rare footage of Welles' life and work with commentary from Steven Spielberg and Peter Bogdanovich, among othersread more
Jessica Biel Helps ‘New Girl’ Embrace Single Life While ‘Mindy Project’ Couples Up
(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not yet seen the Season 4 premiere of “New Girl” titled “The Last Wedding,” and the Season 3 premiere of “The Mindy ProjectR...
The 2014 Indiewire IFP Independent Film Week Bible: Complete Panel/Keynote Coverage, Interviews and News Posted
PANEL/KEYNOTE COVERAGE 10 Tips on Turning Your Short Film Into a FeatureHow to Measure Your Documentary's Impact & Make It Count Beau Willimon on 'House of Cards,' Bad Television and His 'Crazy' N...
‘Dancing With the Stars’ First Elimination Sends Frustrated Star Home
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you have not yet seen Tuesday night's elimination episode of “Dancing With the Stars.”) It's always hard to be the first one eliminated on ...
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'Ballyturk': Theater Review
The explosive comic chemistry of Cillian Murphy and Mikel Murfi elevates Enda Walsh's lively but disjointed farce about misery and mortalityread more
‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star Jack Huston Lands Lead in ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake
Paramount and MGM have set “Boardwalk Empire” star Jack Huston to play the titular role in their biblical epic remake of “Ben-Hur,” an individual with knowledge of the producti...
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Jack Huston to Star in 'Ben-Hur' Remake
"Boardwalk Empire" actor joins Morgan Freeman in the castread more
‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ Review: Liam Neeson Grimly Satisfies in this Grisly Crime Saga
Early in the new Liam Neeson mystery-thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” a man presents a woman with a choice. “Touch the one you want to keep,” he says, referring to her b...
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The New Shows on Fox, Rated From Best to Worst
Continuing our week-long rundown of broadcast TV's latest and greatest offerings, we now look to Fox. And Fox is in some trouble. The network lost a huge chunk of its audience last season due p...
Film Review: ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’
Scott Frank’s detective thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is, at heart, a fully old-fashioned pulp potboiler.
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'New Girl' Showrunners Discuss Rebooting, Censor Skirting and Pot Smoking in Season 4
Expect less romance, more comedy from Fox series this fallread more
Shawn Ryan, Chip Johannessen Win Seats for WGA West Board
Showrunners Shawn Ryan and Chip Johannessen have won two-year board seats for the Writers Guild of America West. Ryan, creator and exec producer of “The Shield” and other shows, becomes a first-ti...
MGM and Paramount Tap Jack Huston to Play ‘Ben-Hur’
MGM and Paramount Pictures seem to have found the man to take over the reigns of biblical character Judah Ben-Hur in the remake of the 1959 classic. Sources tell Variety that Jack Huston has been tapp...