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YouTube Shopping Binge: Media Companies Target Smaller Networks for Post-Maker Deals
The next wave of YouTube deals is upon us, but they are getting smaller. After a flurry of mergers, investments and rumors to begin the year — none bigger than Disney's $500 million acquisit...
Film Review: ‘Uncertain Terms’
Increasingly prolific indie filmmaker Nathan Silver delivers another compact slice of life in "Uncertain Terms."
Film Review: ‘Drones’
“Drones” is a middling real-time thriller that chronicles a fictive crisis for two Air Force personnel.
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'The Boy and the World' ('O Menino e o mundo'): Provincetown Review
Ale Abreu's vibrant animated vision of a dehumanizing world seen through the eyes of a child has been acquired for U.S. distribution by GKids.read more
Mary Rodgers, Author of ‘Freaky Friday,’ Dead at 83
Mary Rodgers Guettel may be best known as the author of “Freaky Friday,” which spawned two theatrical film adaptations, but she also found success as a composer. Guettel passed away Thursd...
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'Freaky Friday' Author Mary Rodgers Dies at 83
The writer also penned the Broadway hit "Once Upon a Mattress," which made Carol Burnett a star.read more
Seth MacFarlane Will Match Next $1 Million Pledged to ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter
“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane has stepped up in a big way to support LeVar Burton‘s already-successful “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter campaign. For the next five da...
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Courteney Cox Announces Engagement to Johnny McDaid
The "Cougar Town" star shared the news on Thursday by tweeting: "I'm engaged to him!"read more
‘True Blood’ Star Joe Manganiello and Brother Nick Manganiello Talk ‘La Bare,’ Childhood Dreams of Male Stripping (Video)
“True Blood” actor Joe Manganiello and his brother Nick Manganiello sat down with TheWrap's guest correspondent Jake Whetter to talk about their upcoming documentary, “La Bare,&#...
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Aereo Ruling: The Winners and Losers (Analysis)
Hollywood's elated, Aereo's defeated as THR examines why the Supreme Court reached the decision it did.read more
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7 New Things That YouTube Revealed At Vidcon
YouTube wants users to know it has heard the complaints about monetization and reach and wants to do everything it can to help. "I believe creators are the essence of YouTube. I know...
Shia LeBeouf Escorted Out of Broadway's ‘Cabaret’ in Handcuffs
Shia LeBeouf was escorted out of Roundabout's production of “Cabaret” at Studio 54 during the show's intermission on Thursday night. The 28-year-old actor was being disruptive duri...
MGM Contends ‘James Bond’ Lawsuit Against Universal Is Warranted
MGM and “James Bond” producer Danjaq LLC argue that they didn’t jump the gun in filing a lawsuit against Universal that claims that the studio is ripping off their lucrative 007 fran...
YouTube Embraces Crowdfunding
Fans can now contribute money directly to their favorite channels on YouTube, bringing crowdfunding to the world's largest video site. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki unveiled the feature, one of sever...
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Shia LaBeouf Charged Following Broadway Arrest
UPDATED: After being escorted out of a performance of "Cabaret," the actor "has been charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass," a police spokesperson confirmed to THR.read more
Shia LaBeouf Arrested at Broadway ‘Cabaret’ Performance
Is Shia LaBeouf “Sorry” or just plain sorry? On Thursday night, the 28 year-old actor was arrested at the Broadway musical “Cabaret” in New York for raucous behavior. He was...
James Franco Directs a Menacing Scott Haze in ‘Child of God’ Trailer (Video)
The upcoming adaptation of “City of God,” Cormac McCarthy's 40-year-old tale of Southern isolation, has a freshly cut trailer. James Franco directed, co-wrote with Vince Jolivette, a...
Jenny McCarthy Signals ‘View’ Exit: ‘If Sherri Goes… I Go Too’
A short time after Sherri Shepherd announced her exit from ABC's “The View,” Jenny McCarthy made her own departure announcement on Thursday evening. “If Sherri goes… I go t...
Film Review: ‘The Tribe’
Actions, emotions and violent impulses speak far louder than words in "The Tribe," a formally audacious coup de cinema that marks an altogether stunning writing-directing debut for Ukrainian helmer My...
Vidcon: YouTube Gives Its Creators a Preview of New Features
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki introduced a slew of innovations to creators assembled at Vidcon on Thursday in Anaheim, with the goal of aimed at helping them make more money off their videos. “It&#...

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