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‘Divergent’ Dominates 80 Percent of Weekend Ticket Sales, Fandango Reports
“Divergent” is widely expected to dominate the box office this weekend and fans of the Veronica Roth series are busy reserving their seats. Also read: ‘Divergent’ Review: A Lit...
'9 to 5' Reunion: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin Starring in Netflix Series
Thirty-four years after “9 to 5,” Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are reuniting for a new Netflix series about women brought together when their husbands decide to marry each other. “Grac...
Final ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer Lands (VIDEO)
Sony’s final trailer for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ has been released, promising plenty of action and intrigue. The trailer has come out a month before the movie’s  April 18 l...
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ABC Special Teases 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Concept Art
"Assembling a Universe" gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into a sequel Joss Whedon calls "a little more grown-up than the first one, a little scarier, a little funkier."read more
Johnny Depp Takes ‘Transcendence’ Trip To China
HONG KONG – Johnny Depp is scheduled to make a promotional visit to China at the end of the month. It is believed to be his first business trip to the country. He will visit the Chinese capital Beij...
Broadcasters Want FCC to Investigate ‘Collusive’ Ad Sales By Pay TV Operators
As FCC chairman Tom Wheeler seeks to limit TV stations from jointly selling advertising time, broadcasters are hitting back at the competition, asking federal regulators to look at the “collusiv...
Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges Are Very Serious Enemies in ‘The Giver’ Trailer (Video)
Another day, another dystopian teen novel adaptation. (To be fair, this one may be a little different.) Here's the first look at The Weinstein Company's big screen version of Lois Lowry's ...
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Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy From 'Friends' Creator
The "9 to 5" stars will co-star in the 13-episode series "Grace and Frankie" from Skydance Productions.read more
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Karlovy Vary Fest to Launch Retrospective Program
Elio Petri, Anurag Kashyap and Ben Rivers will be feted at the Czech festival in early July. read more
Brittany Murphy's Final Film Hitting Theaters in April
Brittany Murphy's final film, “Something Wicked,” will make its world premiere in Oregon next month, production company Merchant Films announced this week. The company's self-distr...
The New York Observer Ditches Its Trademark Pink Shade (Photo)
Pink newsprint is going the way of the dinosaur. The New York Observer, a weekly newspaper covering media and real estate in the Big Apple, hit newsstands today with a radically different look. For t...
‘Amazing Spider-Man 2': Peter Parker Puns and Punches, Gwen Stacy Reveals His Secret Identity (Video)
“You know what I love about being Spider-Man? Everything,” Andrew Garfield said in opening of final trailer for Sony's “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” The two-minute, 48-second...
U.S. Rappers Behind China’s ‘Black Coal’ Berlin Winner
HONG KONG — Rap musicians 50 Cent (pictured), Timbaland and Eminem and New York Knicks basketball player Carmelo Anthony are among the unlikely U.S. investors behind “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” ...
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The 100: TV Review
The sci-fi drama presents the CW's ultimate vision for humanity: an Earth populated only by attractive teenagers, whose parents are left out in space. read more
Fox Networks Promotes 2 Senior VPs, Distribution
Fox Networks has promoted Jessica Fang to Senior Vice President, Distribution, National Accounts and David Espinosa to Senior Vice President, Distribution, Strategic Analysis. In her new role, Fang wi...
Home Depot Founder Semi-Sorry He Compared Rich Folks’ Plight to Nazi Germany
The billionaire founder of Home Depot kind of apologized late Tuesday for likening the populist rhetoric against rich people in modern America to the rhetoric Hitler used in Nazi Germany. “I ho...
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Thousands Protest 'Peter Pan's' White Tiger Lily
A new petition has collected over four thousand signatures, after launching on Tuesday. read more
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Launch Gets Lackluster Reviews in Its First Week
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight is taking a minor beating from critics during its launch week. The stats whiz, famous for correctly predicting the 2012 election for President Obama, launched his new...
'Nymphomaniac' Newcomer Stacy Martin on Why the Film is Empowering for Women
Franco-British newcomer Stacy Martin plays the lead character, Joe, in her teens and twenties in Lars von Trier's controversial and explicit "Nymphomaniac," before Charlotte Gainsbourg takes over when...
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Fox Networks Promotes Two Executives
Jessica Fang and David Espinosa are each given senior vice president titles in the company's distribution division.read more

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