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‘Fast and Furious’ Director Justin Lin on ‘Times Square’
“Fast and Furious” director Justin Lin is heading for “Times Square,” signing for the crime thriller project at Focus Features. Producers for “Times Square” are Che...
Man Who Exposed Target Security Breach Is Focus of Sony Movie Deal (Exclusive)
Richard Wenk is on board to write the screenplay adapted from the New York Times article "Reporting From the Web’s Underbelly."read more
Doug Liman in Negotiations to Direct Tom Hardy Action Movie ‘Splinter Cell’
Doug Liman is in negotiations to direct the Tom Hardy action movie “Splinter Cell” for New Regency and Ubisoft, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Liman and Hardy nearly...
Doug Liman in Talks to Direct ‘Splinter Cell’ Pic Starring Tom Hardy
Doug Liman is in talks to direct New Regency’s adaptation of the hit Ubisoft videogame “Splinter Cell,” that will star Tom Hardy. Fox will distribute the film. Basil Iwanyk and Ubiso...
Sam Champion's Weather Channel Show Drops Further on Day 2
The forecast is looking increasingly gloomy for Sam Champion's new Weather Channel show “AMHQ.” The ratings for former “Good Morning America” personality Champion's new...
Justin Lin to Direct Crime Thriller ‘Times Square’ for Focus Features
“Fast Five” filmmaker Justin Lin is attached to direct the crime thriller “Times Square” for Focus Features, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Taylor Matern...
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'Dexter' Alum to Co-Star in ABC's 'Astronaut Wives Club'
Desmond Harrington will play one of the Mercury Seven astronauts who was the first American in space.read more
‘Dexter’ Star Joins Stephanie Savage’s ‘Astronaut Wives Club’
Desmond Harrington has been tapped to play a Mercury 7 astronaut in Stephanie Savage’s upcoming ABC sudser “The Astronaut Wives Club.” The actor, who worked with Savage on “G...
President Obama Introduces ‘Cesar Chavez’ Movie With ‘Y Tu Mama Tambien’ Joke
President Barack Obama lavished praise on both labor rights icon Cesar Chavez and the filmmakers who have endeavored to tell his story, at a special screening of “Cesar Chavez” at the Whit...
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Nat Geo Reveals Robust Upfront Slate, Including Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Jesus' Miniseries
Coming off of its highest-rated year ever, the network orders six new series and renews 10 current shows including "Brain Games," "Wicked Tuna" and "Life Below Zero."read more
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BET Acquires Repeats of 'The Queen Latifah Show' (Exclusive)
The syndicated daytime talk show will begin airing March 31 as the cable network expands its late-night talk block.read more
‘Frozen’ Sells Massive 3.2 Million Discs in One Day
“Frozen” has sold 3.2 million DVDs and Blu-rays, Walt Disney Studios said Wednesday. Those figures make it one of the biggest home entertainment debuts of recent years; an accomplishment t...
Time Warner Cable Facing Class Action Lawsuit Over Automated Phone Calls
Time Warner Cable, recently purchased by Comcast, is facing a potential class action lawsuit over automated phone calls that the plaintiff claims violate federal law designed to protect consumers from...
'Game of Thrones' Creator George R.R. Martin Wants Series to End with a Film
With the "Game of Thrones" books and TV series amongst the most popular and profitable sources of entertainment out there, it shouldn't be a surprise that George R.R. Martin, the writer behind the ser...
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'Frozen' Sells 3.2 Million Blu-ray, DVD Units in First Day
The movie has grossed $396 million domestically and is still in release. read more
‘Frozen’ Sells 3.2 Million DVD, Blu-ray Discs in One Day
Interest in Disney’s “Frozen” isn’t showing any sign of unthawing. The animated hit sold 3.2 million Blu-ray and DVD discs in its first day of release, the studio said Wednesda...
Listen Up Aspiring Filmmakers! 168 Films is Hosting a Competition with a $20,000 Prize
168 Films has just announced their 12th annual 168 Film Project speed filmmaking contest, which invites people from around the world to create and submit a film in 168 hours.  Individuals an...
Film Review: ‘Lose My Self’
German helmer Jan Schomburg delivers an initially clever but ultimately rather silly amnesia drama.
Mary Parent's Former EVP of Production Takes Over Media Company The Alchemists
Media company The Alchemists has hired Luke Ryan as CEO, entrusting the former New Line and MGM executive with its push into production of TV shows and movies. The Alchemists, founded in 2008, has wor...
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Gets Nostalgic IMAX Poster (Photo)
IMAX has released a special — and gorgeous — nostalgia-tinged poster for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Richly detailed, comic-book influenced posters were a must for 1...

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