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Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Producing Remake of ‘Manimal’
Jimmy Miller's Mosaic and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay‘s Gary Sanchez Productions have partnered to produce a remake of 1980s short-lived crime series “Manimal,” McKay revealed on...
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'Spider-Man' Fatigue: What's Behind Sony's Release Date Retreat
The once-invincible franchise moves to the back burner after "Amazing Spider-Man 2" barely tops $700 million.read more
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Madeline Amgott Dead: Pioneering Female TV News Producer Dies at 92
Madeline Amgott, who was one of the only women to produce TV news programming in the 1950s and ’60s, died of lymphoma on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92. But Amgott’s achievements went beyon...
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Applebee’s Turns Its Instagram Over to Foodies for the Next Year
In case you haven’t been seeing enough pictures of food in your Instagram feed, expect to see a lot more of them for the next 12 months thanks to Applebee’s. The restaurant chain is forki...
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‘Divergent’ Bonus Content: Comcast Has It, Apple and Amazon Don’t
Comcast cut a deal with Lionsgate to offer more than four hours of bonus content from teen sci-fi movie “Divergent” to subs who purchase the movie through its Xfinity Store service, as th...
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NATO Responds to Weinstein’s Yahoo Preem: ‘A Strong Window Serves Both Ends of the Market’
The Weinstein Co. generated headlines when it shook up the Hollywood distribution model by opting to release the indie comedy “One Chance” for free on Yahoo more than a week before it hits...
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Apple's Q3 Revenue Up, Misses Estimates
The tech giant reported earnings of $1.28 per share, up from $1.07, which was more than analysts predicted.read more
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Average Ticket Prices Rise for Second Quarter
Going to the movies got more expensive over the last three months, according to statistics released by the National Association of Theatre Owners. Ticket prices jumped 4.6% to $8.33 as summer blockbus...
‘Real Housewives’ NeNe Leakes Slams Wendell, er, Wendy Williams: ‘Be Scared’
The ongoing feud between talk show host Wendy Williams and Bravo's “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes has reached a new boiling point. This time, Leakes directed her blog to...
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Universal's Halloween Horror Nights to Include 'The Purge: Anarchy' Scarezone
The microbudget horror series returns to the theme park's annual Halloween event alongside attractions based on "The Walking Dead," "From Dusk Till Dawn" and "Face Off."read more
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Variety Produces First Virtual Reality Red Carpet Coverage
Variety became the first news outlet to produce virtual reality video coverage of a red carpet premiere Monday night, teaming with VR technology provider Jaunt to capture highlights of Monday’s...
BBC Reporter Attacked by Israeli Resident During Live Segment (Video)
BBC Arabic reporter Feras Khatib was attacked by an angry Israeli citizen while reporting live on the conflict in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Khatib, wearing a bullet-proof vest with the word “PR...
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White House Bypassed Obama ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Appearance Because of ‘More Serious Matters’
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said that President Obama and his staff chose not to do an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday because of “more serious matters the pres...
FX: Let's All Be More Patient About Ratings
Does it still make sense to report ratings the morning after a show airs at a time when people watch so many views on DVR? FX thinks not, and last week started what it hopes will be an industry trend....
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Comic-Con: Fox and Boom! Team for 'Maze Runner' Comic (Exclusive)
Wes Ball and T.S. Nowlin, the respective director and screenwriter of the movie, wrote the comic, which will only be available at Fox's panel in Hall H.read more
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Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to Produce 'Manimal' for Sony Pictures Animation
"Key & Peele" exec producers Jay Martel and Ian Roberts are writing the script.read more
Ex-NFL Coach Tony Dungy Backtracks on Michael Sam Remarks: ‘I Feel Badly’
Ex-NFL coachTony Dungy was criticized for saying he never would've drafted Michael Sam — the league's first openly gay player. Now Dungy says he regrets the way his comments were taken. ...
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Durban Festival: New Projects Snag FilmMart Awards
The Durban Intl. Film Festival’s FilmMart closed July 21 with a host of awards for promising new projects from around the African continent. The CineMart award, sponsored by the Intl. Film Festival ...
Watch: FXX 'Simpsons' Marathon Trailer Warns Us That 'We're All Gonna Die'
There comes a time in everyone's life where they must sit themselves down and accept their fate. That day is today. There's no escape. The "Simpsons" marathon is coming, beginning August 21 ...
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Mick Jagger on James Brown: ‘He Was Very Generous and Kind With Me and He Wasn’t Kind With Everybody’
The Mecca of R&B music, aka Harlem’s Apollo Theater, played host to Monday’s world premiere of Universal’s James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” “I first saw James Br...

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