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‘Captain America’s’ Chris Evans Says He’s Ready to Leave Acting Behind
There’s no escaping Captain America — especially for the actor behind the blue mask. That’s not just a career assessment. It’s a physical reality. To gear up as the iconic Marvel superhero, Ch...
Atomic Fiction Names Marc Sadeghi President of Feature VFX
Visual effects studio Atomic Fiction has named Marc Sadeghi as its new prexy of vfx. Atomic Fiction’s credits include “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “The Lone Ranger” and “Flight....
Q&A: Robert Downey Jr. on Chris Evans and Being Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr. helped Marvel’s “Avengers” franchise skyrocket to success the instant he suited up as Iron Man in 2008. It’s a role he’s reprised in three films, with all four earning $3.9...
CinemaCon: Barco Unveils ‘Wraparound’ Screen System
Ted Schilowitz disrupted film and TV production with the Red digital camera. Now, having left Red behind, he is looking to disrupt the moviewatching experience — for cinema’s own good. “If cinem...
Russo Brothers Inject Less Laughs, More Thrills to ‘Captain America’ Sequel
If theatergoers notice a more mature tone in the upcoming sequel “Captain America: The Winter Solider” than in the 2011 origin story, credit a pair of directing brothers best known, counterintuiti...
Damian Lewis And Jeremy Northam Join Cast Of Spy Thriller ‘Our Kind of Traitor’
PARIS– Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) and Jeremy Northam have joined the cast of Susanna White’s contempo spy suspenser “Our Kind of Traitor.” Produced by Studiocanal,F...
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Carson Daly Expecting Third Child (Video)
UPDATED: The revelation comes roughly a week after his fellow "Today" host Savannah Guthrie announced she's expecting a baby as well.read more
Adam Scott Pitches Obamacare as His Insane ‘Step Brothers’ Character (Video)
A Message from Step Brothers' Adam Scott from Funny Or Die If you want to connect with young people, you have to speak their language: Niche pop culture references served up by lovable character...
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Michael Jackson Hologram Conjures Billionaire's Patent Lawsuit (Exclusive)
Alki David says an Amy Winehouse concert is coming, but first comes a patent lawsuit over a popular Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas.read more
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Why Ricky Gervais Was Right for Audi's A3 Campaign
IDEA: Endorsers needn't be universally loved. They just need to reflect—or better, embody—the brand promise. Take Ricky Gervais. Some people love him; others loathe him. But he'...
Russia Eyes Foreign Pix Quota That Would Hit Hollywood Movies Hardest
LONDON — Russian lawmakers will consider a bill that proposes a 50% cap on foreign film releases in the country, which is the world’s 10th biggest box-office territory. The bill, which wil...
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Russell Crowe's 'Noah' Banned in Indonesia
Joining several Middle Eastern countries, the world's most populous Muslim nation barred the biblical epic because it violates Islamic law by depicting a prophet.read more
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Russia Mulls Tough Quota on Foreign Films Amid Ukraine Crisis
UPDATED: A draft law that would limit foreign releases to 50 percent could hit U.S. movies, which currently account for around 70 percent of Russia's annual box office.read more
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Helping Brands Manage Social in a New Way
Social media marketing is part science—and if there is a secret formula to creating content, then surely marketers equipped with the latest data tools will find it. Companies like Percolate, ...
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Allstate’s Marketing Boss Talks Up ‘March Mayhem’
From the now-ubiquitous Good Hands field goal net program to the increasingly chaotic pratfalls of anarchic pitchman Dean Winters, Allstate’s Pam Hollander, senior director of integrated market...
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Confessions of a Data Broker
Not long ago, data brokers—companies that compile databases of consumer information and then sell them to marketers—toiled in the shadows of media and advertising, seen as largely respon...
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PHD's Millennials Talk About Their Generation on Vine
The marketing world desperately wants to know how to reach millennials, so it seems ingeniously simple that media shop PHD partners with the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism t...
Court Declares Charter for German Public Broadcaster ZDF Unconstitutional
German politicians have too much influence over the national public broadcaster, the country's constitutional court ruled Tuesday.read more
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China Box Office: 'Need for Speed' Retains Pole Position
The DreamWorks release is the latest to offset a poor performance at home with a strong showing in the world's second-largest movie market.read more
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Turkey Steps Up Twitter Ban
Users in Turkey have largely circumvented the government ban, introduced last week.read more

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