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Stereo D Shrinking California Workforce With Toronto Expansion
Burbank-based visual effects specialist Stereo D is planning to shrink its California employee base as part of its upcoming move to open a Toronto office. The company asked employees Thursday if they ...
Off Broadway Review: ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’
Stephen Adly Guirgis is such a quintessentially New York playwright, it’s incredible how popular his plays are outside the city limits. You have to wonder what those out-of-towners will make of ...
Ben Kingsley, Kate Beckinsale and Michael Caine Are Creepy and Crazy in ‘Stonehearst Asylum’ Trailer (Video)
Jim Sturgess plays a novice doctor obsessed with madness in “Stonehearst Asylum.” Ben Kingsley, Michael Caine and Kate Beckinsale co-star in the turn-of-the-century creep-fest, thoug...
Singapore’s Zingshot to Play ‘Mahjong’ With Hong Kong Stars
HONG KONG – A mixed cast of Hong Kong and Singapore stars will play off against each other in “King of Mahjong,” a comedy which is now in production. The mahjong comedy is a staple of the Hong K...
CBS Films Lays Off 9 Staffers Including EVP of Production Maria Faillace
CBS Films continues its ongoing reorganization under new sole president Terry Press, with nine employees laid off on Thursday including executive VP of production Maria Faillace, an individual familia...
Film Review: ‘Paradiso’
Omar A. Razzak’s low-budget docu about Madrid’s last porn cinema is a winning if slight festival crowdpleaser.
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Rick Springfield to Rock Out With Meryl Streep in 'Ricki and the Flash'
The "Jessie's Girl" singer will play one of Streep's bandmates in the TriStar Productions film.read more
Focus Features to Remake French Thriller ‘With a Friend Like Harry’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Focus Features has found a friend, acquiring remake rights to Dominik Moll’s French thriller “With a Friend Like Harry.” Maven Pictures’ Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler are produc...
John Stamos to Armor Up for ABC's ‘Galavant’
John Stamos is heading to “Galavant.” The actor and beloved yogurt pitchman has signed on to guest-star on ABC's fairy tale-centered musical comedy “Galavant,” a representa...
Wilton Schiller, Writer, Producer for ‘Lassie,’ ‘The Fugitive,’ Dies at 95
Wilton Schiller, a writer and producer with a 50-year career that took him from the Golden Age of television to series such as “Lassie,” “Dragnet” and “The Fugitive” to “The ...
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Wilton Schiller, Who Produced the Record-Breaking Episode of 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95
He presided over the series finale, which attracted a then-record 78 million viewers, and wrote for such shows as "The Adventures of Superman," "Leave It to Beaver" and "Dragnet."read more
Critics Love ‘Boyhood,’ But Can It Actually Win Best Picture?
Richard Linklater‘s “Boyhood” has been celebrated by critics and fans, acclaimed as something truly new and penciled in as a sure winner of critics’ awards and independent-film...
Watch ‘Titanic’ Bad Guy Get All Science-y and Stuff in ‘Mining for Ruby’ – Oh, Mischa Barton Co-Stars Too (Exclusive Video)
It's been nearly 17 years since Billy Zane let Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet go down with the ship in “Titanic,” but the actor is still playing shady characters. In TheWrap'...
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DirecTV's 'Kingdom' Trailer: Frank Grillo, Nick Jonas Star in MMA Drama (Video)
The 10-episode drama, also starring Matt Lauria and Kiele Sanchez, premieres Oct. 8.read more
ABC's ‘The Quest’ Producers Reveal How They Found Heroes
ABC's new fantasy reality hybrid series, “The Quest,” is more than the nerdiest dream come true: It's an endearing blend of cinema magic and reality series tropes from the producer...
More Shakeups at CBS Films, Maria Faillace Departs
CBS Films, which saw co-president Wolfgang Hammer depart recently, has cut staff by nine, including exec VP of production Maria Faillace. Faillace will transition to being a producer on the upcoming C...
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Daniel Radcliffe Movie Cancels Red Carpet Event Amid Crowd Control Risk
UPDATED: Mexico City authorities shut down the "What If" event after throngs of fans showed up.read more
Watch: 'Boyhood' Spoof 'Cathood' (Starring Patricia Ourcat and Eatin Hawk) is the Cat's Meow
With "Boyhood" expanding into more theaters this weekend, it needs a bit of viral marketing to help it along its way to prosperity. Okay -- it's actually doing just fine on its own, but that...
Watch: New 'Birdman' Trailer Proves Michael Keaton is a God in Underpants
"Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ingnorance)," directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu ("21 Grams," "Babel"), certainly seems to be making the all the right ...
YouTube to Stage Worldwide Live Improv Comedy Event Hosted by Epic Rap Battles’ Lloyd Ahlquist
Google’s YouTube will present its first-ever live interactive comedy improv event, “Off the Top,” on Aug. 1 and 2 hosted by EpicLLOYD (Lloyd Ahlquist) of Epic Rap Battles of History. The eve...

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