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'The Good Wife' Creators Robert and Michelle King Explain The Reasoning Behind Last Night's Huge Twist
If you haven't watched "Dramatics, Your Honor," the March 23rd episode of "The Good Wife," you may want to skip this one. But everyone who did tune in to the promised epic installment of the CBS ...
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MIPTV: 'Layer Cake' Writer J.J. Connolly to Adapt Wilbur Smith's 'Birds of Prey' Novels for TV
Corona Pictures and FremantleMedia International have teamed up to produce the series, set in Africa during the 17th century.read more
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Aussie Flight Disaster Film 'Deep Water' Shelved Over Eerie Resemblance to Missing Malaysia Flight
"Deep Water," a loose follow-up to hit horror movie "Bait 3D," tells the story of a flight that mysteriously crashes into a remote stretch of the ocean on its way to China.read more
Twitter Kick: TV-Related Tweets Spur Most Users to Action, Twitter and Fox Study Says
Twitter has argued that it can supercharge TV viewing, and now has more data to back that up: a new study shows that 92% of Twitter users have taken immediate an action — like tune to live TV or...
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CinemaCon Preview: Studio by Studio Guide to Big Talent, New Reveals
Channing Tatum, Cameron Diaz, Dwayne Johnson and Jon Hamm are among the names expected to take the stage during the Las Vegas convention.read more
Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival
LONDON — As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance’s...
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Hong Kong Filmart Abuzz With Talk of China Market Liberalization
Industry insiders at the annual market discuss a slew of recent developments that seem designed to make China a more open and hospitable market, but some remain cautious. read more
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Fox International Channels Top Executive Jesus Perezagua Steps Down
A long-time FIC exec, Perezagua has been president of the group's European and African operations since 2011.read more
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New Logo Reintroduces the National Park Service
The National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary isn’t until 2016, but it's celebrating early by getting a face-lift for its logo. It’s all part of a new campaign rolling out i...
Weekend Report, March 10, 2014
300: Rise of Empire: $45M Noam Murro CAA - Todd Feldman Management 360 - Guymon Casady Sullivan Stapleton WME - Phillip Sun Eva Green UTA - Billy Lazarus   Mr. Peabo...
Weekend Report, March 3, 2014
Non-Stop: $30M Jaume Collet-Serra CAA - Scott Greenberg Liam Neeson CAA - Chris Andrews Michelle Dockery WME - Michelle Bohan Anonymous Content - Sandra Chang   Son ...
Weekend Report, February 3, 2014
Ride Along: $12.3M Tim Story UTA - Michael Sheresky, Ramses Ishak Field Entertainment - Jeff Field Kevin Hart UTA - Steve Cohen 3 Arts Entertainment - Dave Becky Ice Cube UTA -...
Weekend Report, January 27, 2014
Ride Along: $21.2M Tim Story UTA - Michael Sheresky, Ramses Ishak Field Entertainment - Jeff Field Kevin Hart UTA - Steve Cohen 3 Arts Entertainment - Dave Becky Ice Cube UTA -...
Weekend Report, January 21, 2014
After a record box office haul in 2013, Hollywood has to be liking 2014 quite a bit thus far. After Lone Survivor beat expectations last weekend, Ride Along has now broken the record for a January ope...
Weekend Report, January 6, 2014
While Frozen and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continued their respective quests for global domination (helped along by a holiday season during which they swatted away newcomers like flies) the ...
Weekend Report, December 16, 2013
While the second installment in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy (yes, there is a third one due) did not match the opening of its predecessor, it could have easily been swallowed up in the...
Weekend Report, December 9, 2013
Heroines continue to reign supreme, with Frozen and Catching Fire trading places, but still holding onto the top two spots. If you throw in Gravity, this has been a very lucrative fall for female-driv...
Weekend Report, December 2, 2013
To say that girl power drove the Thanksgiving box office to record heights would be an oversimplification, but it is definitely the theme as the industry pours over the returns from the long weekend. ...
Weekend Report, November 24, 2013
The moment has finally arrived. This is the day the world has been waiting for; the day we report that Delivery Man, the Vince Vaugh-led remake of a hit French Canadian comedy, came in 4th in its open...
Weekend Report, November 18, 2013
Thor probably thought he only had Katniss Everdeen to worry about between now and Christmas. But lo and behold, the mighty Norse God was given a run for his money by the opening of The Best Man Holida...

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