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Q&A: ‘Sharknado 2′ Writer on Celebrity Cameos, Misunderstood Sharks
After the viral success of 2013’s “Sharknado,” Thunder Levin returns to the writing room to pen the sequel, a new disaster adventure set in the streets of New York. “Sharknado ...
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Elle Fanning to Star as Mary Shelley in 'A Storm in the Stars' (Exclusive)
Haifaa Al-Mansour, the first female director out of Saudi Arabia, is helming the romantic period drama. read more
‘Pitch Perfect’ Producers Enroll in College Digital Comedy ‘Resident Advisors’
Paramount Digital Entertainment announced comedy series “Resident Advisors,” set in the sex-and-drugs world of college dorm life, exec produced by Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman (produc...
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Vin Diesel Recorded Dialogue In Six Languages for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' (Video)
The actor re-recorded his dialogue in Brazilian Portuguese, Latin American Spanish, Russian and French for international versions of the movie.read more
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Heads Into Box-Office Battle Having Already Won the War
A couple of months ago, people were talking about the mammoth gamble that Disney and Marvel were taking on “Guardians of the Galaxy,” their $170 million sci-fi space opera based on B-level...
Read Tom Hiddleston's ‘Thank You’ Letter to Joss Whedon For Writing ‘The Avengers’
Tom Hiddleston was “so excited” about Joss Whedon‘s first draft of “The Avengers” that he wrote a very, very enthusiastic “thank you” letter to the director a...
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How CBS Scored Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' a $16 Million Tax Break
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo went to Les Moonves to keep the show in the Empire State.read more
What Jane Fonda Learned at Crate & Barrel About Her Emmy-Nominated ‘Newsroom’ Role
Jane Fonda — two-time Oscar winner, political activist, living testament to the power of physical fitness — went shopping at a Crate & Barrel recently. What she heard there told her th...
How Daniel Radcliffe Killed Harry Potter and Found ‘What If’
Growing up, Daniel Radcliffe always thought Harry Potter would die at the end of J.K. Rowling’s books. “Because of the prophecy with Lord Voldemort,” Radcliffe says on a recent afternoon in New ...
Below-the-Line Bookings
The Gersh Agency has booked producer Jean Higgins (“Lost”) on Amazon Studios pilot “Man in the High Castle,” helmed by David Semel; production designer Michael Hanan (“The Bridge”) on Spik...
‘Breaking Bad’ Alum Krysten Ritter Cast on NBC's ‘Blacklist’
Krysten Ritter‘s name has been added to “The Blacklist.” The former “Breaking Bad” actress has been cast for the second season of the NBC drama, which stars James Spader ...
Al Roker Bravely Reveals That Sharknados Aren't a Real Thing (Video)
Al Roker is biting the hand that feeds him. In a new Weather Channel segment, the “Today” co-host boldly reported that a sharknado couldn't really happen — even though he appears...
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Summit Knocks 'Twilight' Money Lawsuit Out of U.S. Court (Exclusive)
The film company, using a Winston Churchill quote, successfully convinces the judge that if the dispute is going to be tried, it should be in England.read more
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'Scandal' Books 'The McCarthys' Star for Season 4 (Exclusive)
Kelen Coleman joins the recently added Portia de Rossi as the upcoming season begins to take shape.read more
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New Trailer Debuts for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' (Video)
There's some intriguing "2001: A Space Odyssey"-style imagery that gets a quick first look. read more
San Sebastian Names New Directors
MADRID — Alexander Nanau’s “Toto and His Sisters,” Thomas Salvador’s “Vincent” and German Tejeira’s “A Moonless Night” are among 13 titles in this year’s San Seba...
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Time Warner Cable Reports Best Second-Quarter Sub Trends in Years
UPDATED: Financials for the cable giant, which has agreed to be acquired by Comcast, fell below Wall Street expectations as SportsNet LA, which shows Dodgers games, contributed to higher expenses.read...
Elizabeth Banks to Produce Comedy Series for Paramount Digital
Elizabeth Banks will produce “Resident Advisors,” a comedy series for Paramount Digital starring “Veronica Mars” actor Ryan Hansen and “Hangover” actress Jamie Chun...
WATCH: Latest Trailer for Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’
After bowing at Comic-Con last week, Paramount and Warner Bros. have released the latest trailer for Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar.” Pic stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway ...
IndiePix Takes 'Dick': Documentary to Be Distributed Online
IndiePix Films today announced that it has acquired all domestic rights to "Dick: The Documentary," a co-production of first time filmmaker Brian Fender and Isotope Films, the production com...

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