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Pink Floyd to Release New Album in October, Says David Gilmour’s Wife
It’s been 20 years since Pink Floyd released what has been known as their final album, 1994′s “The Division Bell.” However, it may not be their last album afterall. Polly Samso...
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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds Two New Cast Members
The shooting of the film, taking place at U.K.'s Pinewood Studios, is set to take a two-week hiatus in August, it was announced on Sunday. read more
‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casts Two Newcomers
Two young actors have landed roles in “Star Wars: Episode VII,” and they had to beat out 67,000 other hopefuls to do it. Disney and Lucasfilm announced Sunday that American actress Crystal...
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Kevin Smith's 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set Visit: Director Explains What He Saw
J.J. Abrams is "building a tactile world, a world you can touch. And he's replicating it with all the love of somebody that has the world's greatest collection of Star Wars figures," the "Clerks" dire...
Dinesh D'Souza's Doc ‘America’ Can't Match Box-Office Lightning of His '2016: Obama's America’
“America,” conservative author Dinesh D'Souza's documentary followup to his 2012 breakout hit “2016: Obama's America,” didn't spark the same box-office lightni...
Youth-Themed Pix Dominate Europe’s LUX Prize Competition
The official selection of the LUX Prize, which was unveiled Sunday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, is dominated by pics that focus on the challenges facing Europe’s youth. The pics short-li...
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Anonymous Content Exec Michael Sugar Talks New Media, International Storytelling (Q&A)
"It is so much in the DNA of international culture to consume movies and I don't think that is going away," he said while at Karlovy Vary. read more
Summer Box Office Down Nearly 20%
The summer box office is down nearly 20% following a July 4th holiday weekend that failed to ignite many fireworks at the multiplexes. Despite hits such as “Transformers: Age of Extinction”...
New ‘Gone Girl’ Posters Reveal Clues Ahead of Trailer
Twentieth Century Fox has unveiled four new posters for its upcoming “Gone Girl,” unveiling clues about the film’s mystery and teasing a new trailer. In the movie, based on Gillian F...
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Box Office Milestone: 'Transformers 4' Crosses $200M in China, Set to Pass 'Avatar'
Michael Bay's tentpole, grossing $575.6 million globally in its first 12 days, will become the No. 1 film of all time in China sometime this week. read more
Specialty Box Office: Roger Ebert's 'Life' Opens Strong, Though The Fourth Belonged To 'America' and 'Begin Again'
Coming off a disappointing June, the studios had an even worse kick off to July with a lackluster Independence Day weekend led by the second weekend of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." And...
'Leftovers' Creator Tom Perrotta On How He and Damon Lindelof Made His Book Darker for HBO
It isn't often that a novelist gets to see his creative vision expand into an entire television series, and it's even less often when that novelist has a hand in creating that series. But Tom Perrotta...
NY Newspaper Under Fire for Calling President Obama the N-Word in Headline
A community newspaper in New York faced intense criticism Sunday for calling President Obama the N-word in a headline. The WestView News, a small paper that touts itself as “The Voice of the Wes...
‘Transformers’ China Box Office Outstrips U.S. as It Tops $400 Million Internationally
Paramount's “Transformers: Age of Extinction” continues to perform more strongly in China than in the United States. It brought in $50.9 million there this weekend, upping its box-offi...
Emmy Awards: Five Predictions You Can Take to the Bank
Here’s a safe prediction: The Emmy Award nominations will elicit plenty of disgruntlement, along the lines of “What? No nomination for [fill in name of your favorite show here]? Those Emmy voters ...
Chad Hartigan Talks Next Feature ‘Morris From America’ In Karlovy Vary
This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature “This is Martin Bonner.”
‘Maleficent’ Ends Incredible Box-Office Reign of ‘Frozen’ in Japan
The remarkable 16-week run atop the box-office that “Frozen” has enjoyed in Japan has ended, and it took Angelina Jolie‘s “Maleficent” to do it. Disney's fantasy upd...
Box Office: ‘Transformers 4,’ ‘Tammy’ Top Dreadful July 4th Weekend
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” topped a Fourth of July holiday that let out a whimper at the box office instead of a bang. Overall, this holiday weekend topped out at approximately $130...
‘Transformers’ Tramples ‘Tammy’ as Holiday Box Office Tanks
Even in its second week, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” was way too much for Melissa McCarthy‘s comedy “Tammy” and two other wide openers at a feeble July 4 weekend bo...
Paul Apted, Sound Editor for ‘Fault in Our Stars,’ Dead at 47
Paul Apted, who worked as a sound editor on a string of films including “The Fault in Our Stars,” has died from complications of colon cancer, a close family friend confirmed to TheWrap. B...

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