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‘Blended’ Takes ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’s’ Top Spot on Home Video Sales Chart
Spidey lost his grip on the top of the national home video sales chart after just one week due to the newly released Adam Sandler comedy “Blended,” a theatrical underperformer distributed by Warne...
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Tesla to Build Gigafactory in Nevada
The $5 billion factory, which could create 6,500 jobs, was the focus of intense lobbying and incentives from California, where Tesla's Model S is a Hollywood status symbol read more
Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Jessica Chastain Lead 10 Hottest Sales Titles at Toronto Film Fest
The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off Thursday and buyers will be pounding the pavement looking for both commercial wide releases and potential arthouse breakouts. It helps having genuine ...
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'Game of Thrones': Key Characters Not in Season 5, Says Star
Looks like we'll be staying south of the Wallread more
Fox Alternative Chief Addresses Why ‘Utopia’ Contender Was Booted
Fox's big reality gamble, “Utopia,” has already undergone a couple challenges with two of its first 15 inaugural cast members, or “pioneers” as the show refers to them. Whi...
Brad Pitt's ‘Fury’ Claims Another Victim as ‘Dracula Untold’ Flies to New Release Date
Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures are moving up “Dracula Untold” by one week to Oct. 10 from its original Oct. 17 date. The genre film, which is hardly a horror movie, was slated t...
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'Burying the Ex': Venice Review
In comedy-horror meister Joe Dante's latest, Anton Yelchin has to deal with his zombified ex-girlfriend, played by Ashley Greeneread more
David Muir's ABC ‘World News Tonight’ Debut Tops, But Day 2 Falls Back to Earth
David Muir officially took over Diane Sawyer's seat at the ABC evening news desk on Labor Day, and handed the network a holiday ratings victory. However, by day two, that was no longer the case. W...
NFL Now Adds 2 Shows, Expands to Yahoo and More Devices for Regular-Season Debut
The National Football League is stocking its NFL Now online network with two new original series and has launched on five additional platforms leading up to the kickoff the 2014-15 regular season a...
‘Prison Break’s’ Dominic Purcell Joins ‘The Flash’
Dominic Purcell has signed onto the CW’s upcoming comicbook drama “The Flash,” the spinoff to its successful “Arrow” series. Purcell is set to play Mick Rory, a DC Comics...
‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kristian Nairn Taking Year Hiatus, Mounting ‘Rave of Thrones’ DJ Tour
Hiatus is coming for “Game of Thrones” stars Kristain Nairn and Isaac Hempstead-Wright. In a recent interview Nairn revealed their characters weren't scheduled to appear on Season 5 of...
Meet Monaco’s Half Billion Dollar Penthouse
In case any of the children missed it, a fantastical and quite possibly grossly egregious five floor penthouse atop the Monaco’s somewhat controversial and still under construction double-towered To...
Variety Ups Jenelle Riley to Deputy Awards and Features Editor
Jenelle Riley has been promoted to deputy awards and features editor at Variety. Riley joined the industry trade’s staff in September 2013 as an associate editor in the Features department, where sh...
NBC Searches for Participants for Couple Weight-Loss Series ‘Weight for Love’
NBC is prepping for participants for a new unscripted series “Weight for Love,” Variety has learned. Produced by 5×5 Media in association with Warner Horizon Television, the transform...
Oren Aviv and Robert Simonds Seek to Reverse Engineer Star-Driven Middle Movies
Robert Simonds’ new next generation film and TV studio, which has just named Oren Aviv as president and chief content officer of its film side, is out to fill the void between low-budget  indie...
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Talent Agents' Fight Over 'Family Guy' Commissions Ends in Draw
The Kaplan Stahler Agency claimed that Robert Gumer convinced ex-clients to stop payingread more
Jimmy Kimmel's ‘Friends’ Reunion Amasses 13 Million-Plus YouTube Views
Jimmy Kimmel's reunion of “Friends” stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow might have left some viewers scratching their heads, but despite — or perhaps because of...
TV-News Outlets Grapple With How To Report On Grisly ISIS Videos
The videos are shocking, repulsive and horrifying. Yet they would likely attract tens of thousands of viewers who have few qualms about watching appalling content.  As a broadcaster, do you put them ...
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Real Food Media Project Seeks Films About Sustainable Food
To spread the word about the need for global sustainable food sources, the Real Food Media Project is calling on digital filmmakers to help spread the message. The initiative is holding the second ...
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NBC Readying Couples Weight Loss Show
'Weight for Love' hails from 'Amazing Race's' Rick Ringbakk and 'Survivor's' Craig Armstrongread more

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