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Film Review: ‘Locker 13’
This horror omnibus could hardly be more tame, talky or tepid.
Creator of TV’s ‘Batman’ Lorenzo Semple Jr. Dies at 91
Lorenzo Semple Jr., creator of the ’60s “Batman” TV series and scribe on thrillers “The Parallax View” and “Three Days of Condor,” died on Friday in his home ...
Why 'Broad City' Is The Anti-'Girls'
"Broad City," which wrapped up its first season last night on Comedy Central, has been the most pleasant surprise TV's offered up in this still-young year, a profoundly funny, bawdy and affectionate h...
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ABC Yanks the Cord on Mind Games
ABC has pulled the plug on the Christian Slater drama Mind Games after just five episodes. The third new ABC series to fail to catch on in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot—it was preceded b...
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Jake Silverstein Named Editor of New York Times Magazine
Following a months-long search, the New York Times Magazine has finally found a new editor in Jake Silverstein, the editor in chief of Texas Monthly. In an interview with the Times, the newspaper&r...
NeverEnding Media Habla Ingles
GUADALAJARA — Mexico’s NeverEnding Media, the production shingle of thesp sisters Martha and Miri Higareda, is prepping a couple of English-language pics in the wake of the box office success ...
Nicolas Cage’s ‘Left Behind’ Set for Oct. 3 Release (EXCLUSIVE)
Christian drama “Left Behind,” starring Nicolas Cage, has been set for an Oct. 3 release in the U.S. via Stoney Lake Entertainment. The film, centered on the well-known Biblical-themed boo...
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Kanye West Booked at L.A. Police Station
The rapper voluntarily turned himself in for booking and fingerprinting in relation to a July 2013 incident at LAX, the LAPD confirmed with THR. read more
Dana Delany to Star in Amazon Pilot ‘Hand of God’
“Body of Proof’s” Dana Delany has been cast as the lead role in Amazon Studios’ latest project pilot “Hand of God.” Delany will play Crystal Harris, the protective wife of Judge Pernel...
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Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell Eyed as Topic of TV Movie (Exclusive)
Independent filmmaker Phelim McAleer says liberal Hollywood has ignored "the biggest serial killer in American history -- he's a real-life Hannibal Lecter" and his film is "going to fill that gap."rea...
Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: How Not to Interview a Director, Doc Grant Deadlines and More
 Here are the 10 articles most-read on Indiewire this week. 1. Writers, Here is How Not to Interview an Acclaimed Director A writer recounts how poorly his interview with "Breathe In" director D...
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Maryland Politician Threatens to Seize 'House of Cards' Property If Show Stops Filming in State
UPDATED: Production company Media Rights Capital has said it's postponing production on the show's third season until it can be assured that sufficient funding for tax credits is in place.read more ...
Tom Wilkinson Eyed to Play Lyndon B. Johnson in MLK Movie ‘Selma’ (Exclusive)
Two-time Oscar nominee Tom Wilkinson is being eyed to play President Lyndon B. Johnson alongside David Oyelowo in Ava DuVernay's MLK movie “Selma,” an individual familiar with the Para...
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Comcast's Cohen Defends Time Warner Cable Deal
David Cohen, Comcast's evp and unofficial top lobbyist, is ready to take on any objection to the company's proposed eye-popping $45 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable. In an interview for...
Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn’t Threaten Cloud Services
Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of “cloud-basedR...
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Social Marketing Company WayIn Looking for Fresh Cash
The Twitter-focused marketing company WayIn, backed by Sun Microsytems founder Scott McNealy, is looking to raise up to $20 million, a source with knowledge of the fundraising told Adweek. WayIn ha...
Chelsea Handler and E! Brace for Contract Wrangle
Contract talks between late-night host Chelsea Handler and the network that has long run her program are slated to heat up in coming months, according to people familiar with the situation, throwing ...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Movie-Dubbing App, Why Net Neutrality Matters and More
1. Why Net Neutrality Matters to Indie Filmmakers: In theory, having just a handful of content distributors equipped with the fastest connections could be okay for independent filmmakers, but mon...
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Justin Bieber, Usher Beat $10 Million Song Plagiarism Lawsuit (Exclusive)
A judge says that no reasonable jury could see "Somebody to Love" as a copy of plaintiffs' song.read more
'Funny Or Die' and Los Angeles Film Festival Launch Comedy Talent Competition
Anyone who thinks they've got a future in being funny will appreciate the latest offering from revered comedy website "Funny Or Die," which, in association with the Los Angeles Film Festival, is now p...

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