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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Opening Credits Are a Stop-Motion Nightmare (Video)
Are you wearing clean underwear? Well, you might want to take them off — because the following minute or so of video could very well change that. The opening credits for Ryan Murphy and Brad Fal...
Fusion Strikes Content Deal With Jay Z’s Life + Times
Cable-network Fusion will take a few hints from Jay Z. The news-and-culture network has acquired a series of half-hour “Jay Z’s Life+Times Presents” specials. Launched by RocNation and Icon...
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Narrowly Beat Kenny Chesney to Top Music Charts
An old-school pop album – albeit one with a cross-generational wrinkle — topped the U.S. album chart for the second week in a row, as Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s standards set “Cheek to C...
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Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, David Letterman's Writers Headed to N.Y. Comedy Festival
The five-day event will also feature a panel with the 'Inside Amy Schumer' creative team and a performance by Bob Odenkirkread more
RADiUS Acquires 'Heaven Knows What' Ahead Of New York Film Festival Premiere
Radius has picked up "Heaven Knows What" ahead of its October 2 New York Film Festival debut. The film, directed by Josh and Benny Safdie, tells the story of a young heroin addict who finds...
Watch: 'Homeland' Season 4 & 'The Affair' Clips Show Claire Danes & Dominic West Looking for Action
Your fall TV schedule may be filling up, but the premieres are far from over. Showtime has just released new clips from the premiere episodes of "Homeland" Season 4 and the first season of &...
Vote for the September 2014 Project of the Month
The project that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute! Below are the four projects up for the pri...
Watch: 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Opening Credits Reveals Kissing Conjoined Twins
After holding out on Ryan Murphy fans for the greater part of the year, FX has been feverishly laying down a trail of breadcrumbs over the past month or so, in the form of short promotional videos for...
‘Crouching Tiger,’ Hidden Agenda: Questioning Netflix’s Movie Motives
The pact announced earlier this week bringing together Netflix, Weinstein Co. and IMAX in support of the sequel to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is drawing some skeptical glances from a...
'Rosewater' and 'The Humbling' to Bookend 21st Austin Film Festival
The Austin Film Festival has announced its lineup for its 2014 incarnation, which will take place from October 23-30. The opening night film will be the U.S. premiere of Barry Levinson’s “The Humb...
IFC Films Acquires Angus MacLachlan's Internet Drama 'Goodbye To All That'
IFC Films has acquired all North American distribution rights to "Goodbye To All That," writer-director Angus MacLaughlan's internet romance drama starring Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey, A...
First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘The Hollow Crown’
LONDON — The first image has been released from the “The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses,” which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III, Judi Dench as Cecily, Duchess of York and Soph...
CBS's ‘Stalker’ Blasted by Parents Television Council for ‘Torture Porn’ Scene
The new CBS drama “Stalker” hasn't even premiered yet — but that's not stopping the Parents Television Council from condemning the show as “torture porn” and warn...
5 Things to Know About ‘Reign’ Season 2
The CW's “Reign” returns for its second season on Thursday, and executive producer Laurie McCarthy and star Adelaide Kane were eager to spill some secrets about what's ahead for Ma...
Nick Shumaker Joins UTA as Agent in Independent Film Group
Film executive Nick Shumaker has joined United Talent Agency as an agent in the Independent Film Group, the agency announced Wednesday. Shumaker will focus on film packaging, co-production, finance an...
Ben Affleck in Negotiations to Play Assassin in WB's ‘The Accountant’
Ben Affleck is in negotiations to star in “The Accountant” for Warner Bros., an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Bill Dubuque wrote the script, which follows a mild-m...
New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to 2014 Slate
The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced the addition of more than 60 shows to this year’s lineup, including Comics to Watch and the competition finals of ...
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Memento Films Exec Nick Shumaker Joins UTA’s Independent Film Group
Shumaker executive produced Julianne Moore’s awards contender ‘Still Alice’read more
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'Franklin & Bash' Co-Creator Kevin Falls Inks 20th TV Deal, Sells Workplace Drama
The drama centers on a 30-something wunderkind who returns to his alma mater and convinces the trustees to hire him as university presidentread more
ABC Series Draw Most Upscale Young Adults in Premiere Week
ABC, which had more top-rated entertainment series among young adults in premiere week than any other network, is also off to a good start in attracting “upscale” viewers. In NAD data (Nie...

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