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Gun Control Groups Urge Cancellation of Hollywood Fundraiser for Mark Begich and Mark Pryor
Almost a year ago, in the aftermath of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., a number of entertainment industry activists decried a vote that prevented the Senate from moving forward background check legis...
SXSW Film Review: ‘Open Windows’
The camera stays glued to one guy's computer screen in this gimmicky but audacious exercise in neo-Hitchcockian suspense.
Samsung, Fox Team Up to Bring Content to Ultra HD TVs
Samsung and 20th Century Fox are teaming up to bring more ultra high definition films to the technology giants’ line of 4K televisions. The agreement is part of what the companies are dubbing &...
Kathy Ireland Signs With WME
Supermodel and entrepreneur Kathy Ireland has inked with WME. Ireland is the CEO and chief designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a design and marketing firm, cited by Forbes in its cover story on her a...
Ben Walker to Star in ‘The Moon and the Sun’
“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Benjamin Walker is set to star in the indie “The Moon and the Sun.” He is joined by Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario and Fan Bingbing. The pic ...
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Andy Serkis to Direct 'Jungle Book' for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)
Serkis is stepping into shoes initially filled by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel"), who fell off the project due to scheduling conflicts.read more
Netflix Slams Comcast for Not Supporting Net Neutrality
Netflix has fired another salvo in the war over net neutrality. The company slammed internet service providers Thursday for trying to turn the web into a tiered system, where richer companies get fast...
‘Greek’ Star Jake McDorman, Real Navy SEALs Join Bradley Cooper's ‘American Sniper’ (Exclusive)
Jake McDorman, who starred on “Greek” and can currently be seen on “Shameless,” is in talks to join Bradley Cooper and Cory Hardrict on the battlefield in Clint Eastwood's ...
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TV Ratings: 'Duck Dynasty' Drops to 16-Month Low Ahead of Finale
The flagging reality hit drops to a new season low, averaging 4.7 million viewers and ranking below this week's episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" in the key demo.read more
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Malaysia Airlines Flight: Local News Station Apologizes for 'Lost' Poster Tweet
KETV in Omaha, Neb., was lambasted online for altering the well-known "Lost" poster to promote its coverage.read more
Cable Pioneer John Hendricks to Retire From Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications founder and chairman John Hendricks will retire in May after 32 years at the helm of one of cable’s pioneering programming companies. Hendricks will formally step down o...
‘Phantom of the Opera’ Welcomes First Black Lead on Broadway
Norm Lewis will be the next Phantom in the multibillion-dollar grossing musical, “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway — making him the first African-American to play the role. Producers said T...
Patton Oswalt to Guest Star on ‘Marvel's’ Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Nerd alert! Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC's comic book drama “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Oswalt will play Agent Eric Koenig,...
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Netflix's Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality
The Netflix CEO wrote in a blog post that the online streamer's recent interconnection deal with Comcast shouldn't be necessary. read more
Jim Carrey Reveals First Poster for ‘Dumb & Dumber To’ (Photo)
The new poster for “Dumb and Dumber To” calls back to a fan-favorite gag from the first film. Jim Carrey tweeted Thursday the infamous, sorbet-orange tuxedo his character Lloyd Christmas r...
HBO In Talks with Lisa Kudrow to Bring 'The Comeback' Back for Season Two
Could life imitate art yet again, or -- more specifically -- could a title come true? Deadline Hollywood reports HBO is in talks with Lisa Kudrow and director Michael Patrick King to bring "The Comeba...
Head-Scratcher: Deadline's Plea for Mel Gibson Omits TV Show Tie Between Actor, Journalist
Many may be surprised to learn that an impassioned plea by freelance journalist Allison Hope Weiner for Hollywood to embrace Mel Gibson last week failed to disclose an additional relationship between ...
‘Captain America’s’ Anthony Mackie Eyes ‘Triple Nine’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Anthony Mackie is in negotiations to join Open Road’s cop drama “Triple Nine,” which John Hillcoat is directing. Mackie would work opposite Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Wins...
Why ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Should Have Ended Years Ago
The time will come in the not-too-distant future when ABC’s “Modern Family” or CBS’s “Big Bang Theory” will have to decide whether to continue for another season or...
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spinoff Switches Directors
The spinoff pilot for the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” has had a switch-up. Pam Fryman, who directed the majority of “HIMYM” episodes and was slated to direct the “...

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