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WME’s Amos Newman Emerges From the Shadow of Showbiz Royalty
Three years into its existence, WME’s Music for Visual Media Dept. is trumpeting major successes for its newbie composers, from Alex Ebert’s Golden Globe win for “All Is Lost” to Junkie XL’s...
Richard Curtis Fights to End Global Poverty
British romantic comedy scribe Richard Curtis (“Notting Hill,” “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “Love Actually”) may have folded up his directing chair, but he’s made a short video for the non...
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LeBron James Jumping from CAA to WME for Hollywood Projects (Exclusive)
The NBA All-Star is looking to expand his reach in the entertainment industry.read more
CANNES: Outsider Pictures Acquire ‘Stockholm’ For World (EXCLUSIVE)
MADRID – Paul Hudson’s L.A.-based Outsider Pictures has acquired worldwide sales to one of Spain’s most talked-up debuts, Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “Stockholm,” which marks out its director as a...
Barbie Movie in Development at Sony as Live Action Comedy
Mattel has set up Barbie to star in a live action comedy at Sony Pictures with the toymaker set to produce the film with Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The studio plans to start lensing the film ...
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Barbie Movie in the Works at Sony, Mattel
The first live-action comedy in a planned franchise will go into production at the end of the year. read more
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Box Office Milestone: 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Sails Past $600 Million Worldwide
The Marvel Studios and Disney tentpole has also crossed the $100 million mark in China.read more
Crispin Porter + Bogusky Lands NBA 2K Franchise
After a competitive pitch process, Crispin Porter + Bogusky in L.A. has won creative duties for the NBA 2K franchise. NBA 2K tapped CP+B to help launch the next edition of its video game series, NBA...
HBO Co-Producing J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' as a Miniseries with the BBC
J.K. Rowling's magic is headed to TV. HBO and the BBC have teamed up to produce the "Harry Potter" author's first novel aimed at adults, "The Casual Vacancy," as a three-hour miniseries.  Sarah P...
Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Search for General Tso’
The hunt for a mystery man of Chinese-American cuisine spreads out across the globe in “The Search for General Tso."
NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Not as Loud, But Still Tops Tuesday in Demos
NBC’s “The Voice” continues to look a bit tired this spring, matching or coming pretty close to a series low Tuesday even as it remained the night’s top program in young adults...
Netflix to Create Its First Spanish-Language Original Series
Netflix has announced its first Spanish-language original series, a soccer comedy from director Gaz Alazraki that reunites the team that made Mexican box office hit “We Are the Nobles.” T...
Tribeca Review: Why 'Glass Chin' Is Better Than Most Low Budget American Indies
A man and dog run alongside a river in the snow. It’s winter and they’re moving briskly through a cold night, soul music blaring. He stops for a pastry at a local shop, cutting the music on his mo...
PBS To Use Digital Technology To Recreate D-Day Battle
PBS is offering viewers a detailed new view of one of history’s most seminal events. The network will broadcast the hour-long “D-Day 360″ on Tuesday May 27 at 9 p.m. as part of a spe...
Chris Christie Won't Miss David Letterman's ‘Fat Jokes,’ Can't Wait for Stephen Colbert's ‘Late Show’
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is really going to miss David Letterman when Stephen Colbert takes over “The Late Show” in 2015. NOT! See video: Stephen Colbert Talks Letterman Takeover on...
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'Midnight Rider' Accident: IATSE Sets Safety Rights Seminar for May 4 in Burbank
A moment of silence is also planned for April 28, as union workers plan to remember camera assistant Sarah Jones and learn from her death.read more
Tribeca Video: 'Goodbye To All That's' Melanie Lynskey Speaks About Her Experience Living in 'Two Different Worlds'
Indiewire's Eric Kohn got the chance to sit down with Angus MacLachlan, Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey and Audrey Scott of the Tribeca romance "Goodbye to All That." The talk is part of the "Meet the...
HBO, BBC to Produce J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ as Miniseries
HBO and the BBC have teamed to adapt J.K. Rowling’s novel “The Casual Vacancy” as a three-hour miniseries. Sarah Phelps (“EastEnders”) has penned the adaptation of the book about...
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New York Dining: Bobby Flay Dishes on His Favorite Spots
The Food Network star slings hash on everything from his pizza and doughnut go-tos to the location of his 2005 wedding to actress Stephanie March.read more
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J.K. Rowling, HBO, BBC Team for 'Casual Vacancy' Miniseries
The "Harry Potter" alum will executive produce the three-hour entry written by "EastEnders" alum Sarah Phelps.read more

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