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Lupita Nyong'o, Eugene Jarecki and David Gordon Green Among the 271 Invited to Join Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 271 artists and executives to join the organization this year. Honorees this year include Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, documentary filmmaker...
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Binge-Watching TV May Be Linked to Premature Death (Study)
The Journal of the American Heart Association has published a new study detailing the hazards of sedentary behavior and its relationship with excessive TV viewers.read more
James Jagger, Andrew Dice Clay Join Cast of HBO’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Drama Pilot
James Jagger, Andrew Dice Clay and P.J. Byrne are among the latest additions to the large cast of the pilot for HBO’s rock ‘n’ roll drama project from Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter...
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HBO's Scorsese-Jagger Pilot Adds Mick's Son, Andrew Dice Clay, Six Others to Cast
Eight more actors, including a "Sopranos" alum, join the sprawling rock 'n' roll drama that already counts Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano among its stars. read more
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Channing Tatum's Manager Joins Actor's Production Banner
Peter Kiernan is joining the "22 Jump Street" star and Reid Carolin as a producer at their Free Association production shingle. read more
The 6 Best Comedy Web Series Hubs You Need to Know About
With yesterday's launch of Thundershorts, a new platform for comedy web series, it's a good time to compare the internet's top laughter hubs. The age of YouTube has left many of us with a short a...
J.R. Havlan, Longest-Serving ‘Daily Show’ Writer, Says Goodbye
J.R. Havlan, the only “Daily Show” writer who has been with the show since the beginning, is ending his run after 18 years. The show plans a tribute to him in his last episode Thursday. Ha...
Rom-Com Sweethearts Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan Reuniting in ‘Ithaca’
The reunion that 1990s romantic comedy fans have been waiting for is finally coming. Tom Hanks will be appearing in a small role in Meg Ryan‘s directorial debut, “Ithaca.” Ryan is al...
‘Downton Abbey’ Teases Turmoil and Change in Ominous Season 5 Clip (Video)
PBS released a promo video for the fifth season of “Downton Abbey” on Thursday and teased big “changes” on the way. “I feel a shaking of the ground I stand on,” Jim...
Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin Add Peter Kiernan as Partner at Production Company
Peter Kiernan has joined Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin as a partner in their newly-renamed production company Free Association. Most recently a partner and board member at Management 360, Kiernan ha...
Starz Ups Ken Segna to VP, Original Programming
Starz has promoted Ken Segna to vice president, original programming. Segna will be based at the Beverly Hill office. He will be taking the lead on new development and current productions, including t...
Exclusive: Check Out This Bizarre, But Captivating Poster For Documentary 'The Dog'
John Wojtowicz, the infamous bank robber who was the inspiration behind Al Pacino's character in Sidney Lumet's "Dog Day Afternoon," is the subject for the upcoming documentary "The Dog...
Fullscreen Will Spend $10 Million to Produce New Series for YouTube
Fullscreen will spend $10 million to produce new series for YouTube, the company's CEO George Strompolos said Thursday. Strompolos, a former Google executive who left to form Fullscreen in 2011, m...
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4D Stakeholders Battling for U.S. Cinema Market
CJ 4DPlex and MediaMation are both opening their first U.S.-based 4D theaters in Southern California this weekend.read more
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Lindsay Lohan to Make Stage Debut in David Mamet's 'Speed-the-Plow'
The London revival will see the tabloid queen step into a role originally played on Broadway in 1988 by Madonna.read more
French Actor Jacques Bergerac, ‘Hypnotic Eye’ Star, Dies at 87
Jacques Bergerac, a French actor who made a name for himself in film and TV and was wed to some of Hollywood’s most sought-after actresses during the 1950s and ’60s, has died. He was 87. Berge...
Meet The New Boss: This Is The Most Important Woman in NY Film. And She’s Really Cool.
Just two months after Mayor DeBlasio appointed her commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, veteran POV executive Cynthia López addressed the Minority Ind...
Fox Television Stations Sets Summer Test Runs for Three Series
Fox Television Stations is rolling the dice on summer test runs for three projects, continuing the station group’s practice of trying out new shows on a few stations before committing to a large...
Watch: Living Cinematically; 'Rectify' Cast Talks About Shooting in Griffin, Georgia
Over the past decade, cable dramas such as "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men," "Justified," "Boardwalk Empire" and now also SundanceTV's "Rectify," have demons...
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Sony Music Argues Copyright Claims Fly Against United Airlines Contractor
Record giant slams an Irish company for facilitating "massive" infringement up in the sky after the co-defendant maintains it's not informed where aircraft are flying.read more

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