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New York Theater Offers Free Admission for Babies to ‘Nymphomaniac’
Landmark Theatres offer specials for adults to bring in their babies and save money, but this particular “Rattle & Reel” screening may strike some as odd. The Landmark Theatres website...
Will ‘Divergent’ Dominant Weekend Be Overshadowed by ‘Twilight,’ ‘Hunger Games’ Comparisons?
“Divergent” could open with double the haul of “Muppets Most Wanted” this weekend and dominate the box office — yet some may still consider the action-adventure a disappo...
Keanu Reeves’ Sci-Fi Romance ‘Passengers’ Heading to Focus Features (Exclusive)
Focus Features is riding to the rescue of “Passengers,” the upcoming Keanu Reeves film that was postponed this month after Rachel McAdams exited the project, an individual familiar with th...
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'Divergent' Composer Junkie XL on Dystopian Music, 'Hunger Games' and EDM Film Scores (Audio)
The electronic music producer-turned-composer tells THR how Ellie Goulding and a reconstructed piano brought warmth to the film's cold world.read more
L'Wren Scott Death Confirmed as Suicide, Medical Examiner Says
The death of L'Wren Scott, fashion designer and girlfriend to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, has been ruled a suicide. A spokesperson for the New York City Medical Examiner's office conf...
Sen. Al Franken Warns That Comcast, TWC Merger Could Threaten Open Internet
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), already a critic of Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, is warning Justice Department officials that the combination “could compromise the open nat...
MP3Tunes Founder Michael Robertson Found Liable for Copyright Infringement
A jury finds that the once popular website willfully blinded itself to thousands of songs being stolen.read more
‘Fast and Furious’ Director Justin Lin on ‘Times Square’
“Fast and Furious” director Justin Lin is heading for “Times Square,” signing for the crime thriller project at Focus Features. Producers for “Times Square” are Che...
Man Who Exposed Target Security Breach Is Focus of Sony Movie Deal (Exclusive)
Richard Wenk is on board to write the screenplay adapted from the New York Times article "Reporting From the Web’s Underbelly."read more
Doug Liman in Negotiations to Direct Tom Hardy Action Movie ‘Splinter Cell’
Doug Liman is in negotiations to direct the Tom Hardy action movie “Splinter Cell” for New Regency and Ubisoft, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Liman and Hardy nearly...
Doug Liman in Talks to Direct ‘Splinter Cell’ Pic Starring Tom Hardy
Doug Liman is in talks to direct New Regency’s adaptation of the hit Ubisoft videogame “Splinter Cell,” that will star Tom Hardy. Fox will distribute the film. Basil Iwanyk and Ubiso...
Sam Champion's Weather Channel Show Drops Further on Day 2
The forecast is looking increasingly gloomy for Sam Champion's new Weather Channel show “AMHQ.” The ratings for former “Good Morning America” personality Champion's new...
Justin Lin to Direct Crime Thriller ‘Times Square’ for Focus Features
“Fast Five” filmmaker Justin Lin is attached to direct the crime thriller “Times Square” for Focus Features, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Taylor Matern...
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'Dexter' Alum to Co-Star in ABC's 'Astronaut Wives Club'
Desmond Harrington will play one of the Mercury Seven astronauts who was the first American in space.read more
‘Dexter’ Star Joins Stephanie Savage’s ‘Astronaut Wives Club’
Desmond Harrington has been tapped to play a Mercury 7 astronaut in Stephanie Savage’s upcoming ABC sudser “The Astronaut Wives Club.” The actor, who worked with Savage on “G...
President Obama Introduces ‘Cesar Chavez’ Movie With ‘Y Tu Mama Tambien’ Joke
President Barack Obama lavished praise on both labor rights icon Cesar Chavez and the filmmakers who have endeavored to tell his story, at a special screening of “Cesar Chavez” at the Whit...
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Nat Geo Reveals Robust Upfront Slate, Including Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Jesus' Miniseries
Coming off of its highest-rated year ever, the network orders six new series and renews 10 current shows including "Brain Games," "Wicked Tuna" and "Life Below Zero."read more
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BET Acquires Repeats of 'The Queen Latifah Show' (Exclusive)
The syndicated daytime talk show will begin airing March 31 as the cable network expands its late-night talk block.read more
‘Frozen’ Sells Massive 3.2 Million Discs in One Day
“Frozen” has sold 3.2 million DVDs and Blu-rays, Walt Disney Studios said Wednesday. Those figures make it one of the biggest home entertainment debuts of recent years; an accomplishment t...
Time Warner Cable Facing Class Action Lawsuit Over Automated Phone Calls
Time Warner Cable, recently purchased by Comcast, is facing a potential class action lawsuit over automated phone calls that the plaintiff claims violate federal law designed to protect consumers from...

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