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Gov. Brown Trims Funding for California TV, Film Tax Credit Bill
The funding for a bill that would expand and extend California's TV and film tax credit program has been cut back after 11th-hour negotiations between Gov. Jerry Brown and sponsors of the measure,...
Drafthouse and Participant Acquire Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' Sequel 'The Look of Silence'
Drafthouse Films and Participant Media have announced the acquisition of Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary "The Look of Silence." Oppenheimer's film will make its world premiere at the Venice...
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Garry Marshall's Play 'Billy & Ray' to Star Vincent Kartheiser
The "Mad Men" actor will star opposite Larry Pine in the comedy charting the birth of the film noir genreread more
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NBC, Claudia Lonow Developing Family Comedy 'Assisted Loving'
Based on the book by Bob Morrisread more
Watch: Jeffrey Tambor Tries to Come Out in 'Transparent' Trailer from Amazon
We've all binged on Jeffrey Tambor before (who didn't watch George Sr. in "Arrested Development" Season 4?), and now Amazon is bringing you more of your favorite TV dad -- only this time, he...
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Gov. Jerry Brown, California Legislature to Approve Film/TV Tax Incentive Increase
The credits will be installed over a five-year period and top out at $330 million a yearread more
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Pop-Up Central Perk Coming to NYC to Celebrate 'Friends' 20th Anniversary
Could we be any more excited?read more
MGM TV Prepping ‘In The Heat of the Night’ Series with Tate Taylor, Warren Littlefield (EXCLUSIVE)
MGM TV is in the early stages of developing a drama series based on the 1967 pic “In the Heat of the Night,” with Tate Taylor and Warren Littlefield as exec producers. Taylor, writer and d...
‘Cops’ Employee Shot While Covering Robbery (Video)
An employee of the television show “Cops” was shot while covering the police response to an armed robbery, Omaha police said. Deputy Chief David Baker (pictured) said in brief remarks to r...
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Legacy Launches New Anti-Smoking Ads Targeted to Teens
Viewers who tuned into the VMAs saw an ambitious new anti-smoking ad campaign launched by the American Legacy Foundation. The “Finish It” commercial is part of the Legacy’s ongoing...
Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On California Movie and TV Tax Credit
California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown are expected to announce a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California’s movie and TV tax credit, a source close to the negotiations sai...
‘Survivor’ Enlists John Rocker as a Castaway
Former pro baseball player John Rocker has found a new career: Reality TV contestant. Atlanta Braves vet Rocker is among the castaways who will compete on the upcoming 29th episode of CBS's realit...
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Mophie Selects a Creative Agency
Deutsch L.A. has won a pitch to become the first lead agency for Mophie, a smart phone case maker with plans to advertise on next year's Super Bowl, according to sources. Sources previously ide...
Michael Keaton Bursts Into Oscar Race with ‘Birdman’
Michael Keaton is back, in a big way. With his new film “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” premiering to favorable early buzz at the Venice Film Festival and set to play Telluride t...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey's’ Jamie Dornan Cast in Miramax's '9th Life of Louis Drax’
“Fifty Shades of Grey” hasn't even steamed up theaters yet, but Jamie Dornan has already lined up another role. Miramax announced Wednesday that Dornan will star in “The 9th Lif...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Hits $500 Million at Worldwide Box Office
Marvel-Disney’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” has crossed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office. The film has taken in $255.2 million domestically as of Monday after winning the ...
Project of the Day: 'Florence'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the c...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star Jamie Dornan Boards Thriller ‘Ninth Life of Louis Drax’
Miramax has cast “Fifty Shades of Grey” actor Jamie Dornan in the psychological thriller “The Ninth Life of Louis Drax,” with shooting set to commence in October in Vancouver. ...
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Jamie Dornan Cast in Miramax's 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax'
The psychological thriller marks Miramax's return to the film production businessread more
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Ad of the Day: Bissell Cleans a Grimy Subway Floor, but That's Not the Crazy Part
Ravi Dalchand really, really believes in his product. The senior brand manager at Bissell Canada demonstrates the effectiveness of the new Bissell Symphony All-in-One hard floor cleaner (it vacuums...

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