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James Patterson ‘Maximum Ride’ YA Books to Become YouTube Miniseries
Collective Digital Studio has landed exclusive online rights for “Maximum Ride,” the best-selling young adult fantasy franchise from James Patterson, with plans to produce a YouTube mini...
Collective Digital Studio Will Turn James Patterson's ‘Maximum Ride’ Into a Web Series
Collective Digital Studio has optioned the rights to James Patterson's young adult franchise “Maximum Ride” and plans to adapt it into a web series. A movie adaptation of the series ha...
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Comic-Con: Nickelodeon Reveals Big Plans (Exclusive)
The Viacom-owned kids network will panel "Legend of Korra," "Sanjay and Craig" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" during the annual geekfest.read more
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Collective Digital Studio to Adapt James Patterson YA Franchise 'Maximum Ride'
The online project comes from executive producers Gary Binkow, James Patterson, Leopoldo Gout and Bill Robinson. read more
George Clooney Rips Daily Mail for False Story About His Fiancee, Says It ‘Should Be Criminal’
George Clooney has finally lost his cool. The Oscar-winner has been a tabloid staple for nearly two decades, as his various relationships have landed him endless unwanted cover stories. He's large...
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Communist Propaganda Czar Wants China to Become a Movie Power
Liu Qibao says movies should reflect President Xi Jinping’s vision of the “Chinese Dream.” read more
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Hong Kong's Summer International Film Festival Unveils Programs
The highlights include "Marcello Mastroianni: The Great Lover," which will feature seven of the Italian actor's classic films from the 1960s to the 1990s.read more
‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane Wants You to Believe He Was Raised by Wolves
Ellar Coltrane would really love to tell some lies, to mix up things up with the press and save what little is left of his suddenly under-siege privacy. “I made some up,” he admitted, laug...
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Comic-Con: MTV's Fandom Awards Nominations Revealed
Many nominees have ties to the annual geekfest, but a few ("Pretty Little Liars," "The Fault in Our Stars") don't. read more
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Jimmy Fallon Plays Charades with Halle Berry, Chris Colfer (Video)
Meanwhile, Joan Rivers zings Meryl Streep and Colfer addresses last week's social media confusion over his "Glee" status.read more
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Socialcon to Launch in Conjunction With Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (Exclusive)
The event will be held in August in Chicago, timed to take place concurrently with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con.read more
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CBS' 'Extant': What the Critics Are Saying
Produced by Steven Spielberg, the CBS event programming summer series stars Halle Berry as an astronaut who goes on a solo space mission and comes home pregnant.read more
Apple iTunes Sales of Disney Titles Briefly Frozen in Japan
Disagreement may stem from revenue sharing terms
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World Cup: BBC Commentator Apologizes After German Anthem Gaffe
Steve Wilson referenced the old lyrics that haven't been used since the end of World War II and Nazi rule in Germany.read more
Variety Critics’ Choice Helmer Noaz Deshe Reveals Multi-disciplinary Plans
There are barely enough hours in the day for Israel-born, Berlin-based helmer Noaz Deshe, winner of the Venice fest “Lion of the Future” for his debut “White Shadow,” to fit in his multiple pr...
World Cup: Germany-Brazil Match Scores Twitter, Facebook Records for Sports Chatter
Germany’s 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted world...
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Local Version of 'Hells Kitchen' Heading to Indonesia
The first Asian take on the hit ITV Studios format will premiere in the country this winter, hosted by local food personality Juna Rorimpandey.read more
Media Luna Acquires U.S. Indie Title ‘Buzzard‘ (EXCLUSIVE)
Swooping on a black comedy which one Variety critic hailed as the discovery of this year’s South-by-Southwest Festival, Media Luna has acquired international sales rights to Joel Potrykus’ “Buzz...
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Smirnoff Sponsors Formula One Team in Drive to Make Racing Less Elitist
Smirnoff is getting in the driver’s seat with current No. 5 ranked Formula One team Sahara Force India to do away with the velvet rope around this exclusive form of racing, shunning its tradit...
George Clooney Hits Out at Tabloid That Allegedly Put His Fiancee’s Life in Danger
George Clooney has hit out at British tabloid the Daily Mail, alleging the paper has run a false story about his fiancee, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, that has put her life and the lives of...

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