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Barry Levinson Remembers Robin Williams: ‘We All Lost a Friend’ (Guest Column)
Academy Award winner Barry Levinson directed Robin Williams in the first of his four Oscar-nominated performances, as the Armed Forces Radio DJ Adrian Cronauer in “Good Morning Vietnam.” D...
SundanceTV Names Rob Friedman as SVP of Programming and Scheduling
SundanceTV announced Tuesday that Rob Friedman has moved into the role of senior vice president of programming and scheduling. In his role, Friedman will be largely responsible for online content, inc...
‘Tomb Raider’ Versus ‘Uncharted:’ Consoles Bet on Exclusive Action Heroes
Microsoft’s Xbox is putting its money behind “Tomb Raider” to compete against Sony’s similar globe-trotting adventure franchise “Uncharted,” both of which have ambi...
‘Hopefuls’ Wins Locarno’s Carte Blanche
LOCARNO – Produced by Rio’s Bubble Project and Luiz Alberto Gentile’s Crisis Produtivas and directed by Ives Rosenfeld, friendship drama “Aspirantes” (Hopefuls) won the Locarno Festival...
Jeff Bridges Remembers his Friend Robin Williams at ‘The Giver’ Premiere
The shocking news of Robin Williams’ death broke just moments before the stars of “The Giver” walked down the red carpet at the Ziegfeld Theater on Monday night, casting a shadow over the film...
FOX News’ Shepard Smith ‘Sorry’ for Robin Williams ‘Coward’ Remark After Social Media Outcry
On Fox News’ Monday evening coverage of actor and comedian Robin Williams’ death, host Shepard Smith used the word  “coward” when talking about Williams’ suicide. After a social media o...
‘The Expendables 3′ Premiere: ‘Break a Leg,’ Says Sylvester Stallone to Harrison Ford
With the feel of a 1980s premiere, the TCL Theatre in Hollywood welcomed action stars to help celebrate the L.A. premiere of Lionsgate’s extravaganza “The Expendables 3.” The film’s star and w...
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Jelly Belly Is a Has-Bean in Chicago
Many places in America pride themselves on some sort of product that’s made locally, from Zippo lighters in Bradford, Pa., to Harley-Davidson Twin-V engines in Menomonee Falls, Wis. It’s...
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'Always Sunny' Star to Romance Rob Reiner on 'New Girl'
Kaitlin Olson steps into the Fox comedy in September, recurring as a potential stepmother to Zooey Deschanel's characterread more
Project of the Day: 'Revoltoso'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
ESPN to Air ‘Grantland Basketball Show’ Featuring Bill Simmons
“The Sports Guy” just got another sports show on the Worldwide Leader in Sports network. In the process, Bill Simmons will leave his gig as “NBA Countdown” analyst on the same ...
Richard Chamberlain Joins Off Broadway’s Starry ‘Sticks and Bones’
Richard Chamberlain has signed on to the New Group’s upcoming revival of David Rabe’s “Sticks and Stones,” the Vietnam-era tale already set to star Holly Hunter and Bill Pull...
Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein: Don’t Call Us an ‘MCN’
Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein runs one of the biggest YouTube multichannel networks. But he shuns the MCN label — insisting that his company’s focus on videogamer and tech-fanboy audiences ...
Brad Pitt WWII Drama ‘Fury’ Moves to October
Sony Pictures has moved up the release of its Brad Pitt World War II pic “Fury” from Nov. 14 to Oct. 17. The tank drama, co-starring, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, is directed by David Ay...
Albert Brooks Snags Santa Monica ‘Cape Cod’
BUYER: Albert Brooks LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA PRICE: $4,495,000 SIZE: 4,475 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Oscar-nominated actor/writer/director Albert Brooks (“Findin...
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CBS Films Bringing Musical '13' to Big Screen
Bert V. Royal, who wrote the Emma Stone vehicle 'Easy A,' is writing the script for the adaptationread more
Ryan Seacrest Signs Overall Scripted Deal With CBS TV Studios
Ryan Seacrest has closed an overall two-year scripted deal with CBS Television Studios, a studio representative told TheWrap. Under the pact, Ryan Seacrest Productions will develop scripted projects f...
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu to Write & Direct Starz Drama 'One Percent,' As Another Indie Filmmaker Heads to TV
While everyone is still anxiously awaiting the release of his latest film "Birdman," Academy Award-nominated director Alejandro G. Inarritu is moving on to his first television project. Star...
Fox News Contributor Mocks First Lady Michelle Obama's Weight: ‘She Needs to Drop a Few’ (Video)
Fox News’ “Outnumbered” debated the nutritional merits of public school lunches Tuesday morning, but the panel was stunned into silence when Dr. Keith Ablow interjected with a dispar...
Could Paul McCartney’s Next Hit be for Video Game ‘Destiny’?
Could a little Beatlemania rub off on Activision Blizzard’s “Destiny?” Paul McCartney, who has been composing the score for the tentpole videogame, that launches Sept. 9, and was cre...

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