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Diane Sawyer Exits a Demo Winner on ABC’s ‘World News'; NBC, CBS Newscasts On the Rise
Diane Sawyer is going out a demo winner as anchor of ABC’s “World News,” prevailing last week for the seventh time in eight weeks. Also of note in another good week for the evening n...
Acclaimed Director Julian Schnabel To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Lone Star Film Festival
In collaboration with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Lone Star Film Festival (LSFF) has announced director Julian Schnabel as the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award.  In add...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' Sells to Lionsgate, Won't Go to Toronto
The zombie film also stars Abigail Breslinread more
Venice Film Review: ‘The Goob’
The louring skies and flat, scrubby landscape of Norfolk — an English county less frequently caressed on film than its lusher counterparts — lend an atmosphere of eerie distinction to otherwise we...
‘Batman v. Superman's’ Henry Cavill, Amy Adams Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Costume (Video)
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's… the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. “Man of Steel” stars Henry Cavill and Amy Adams allowed themselves to be doused with ice-cold water Tuesd...
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Are Consumers Finally Fed Up With Celebrity Scents?
The fourth-quarter sales announced by Elizabeth Arden earlier this month weren’t just alarming to analysts. They point to something that some people in the fragrance business have long suspecte...
Instagrammers, Including Jimmy Fallon, Are Rushing to Try Out Hyperlapse
Call it fast-food porn. Now that hyperlapsing is a thing, courtesy of Instagram, everyone’s videos can be seen at 12 times the normal speed. The Hyperlapse app is the latest gift to social medi...
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Forget Kryptonite — Superman's New Weakness Is the Ice Bucket Challenge
Henry Cavill dresses as DC's Man of Steel for the ALS Challenge, with Amy Adams in towread more
Brazil's Poverty Featured in Fauston da Silva's ‘My Friend Nietzsche: TheWrap's ShortList Quickie
Fáuston da Silva didn't need an expansive set budget to create the poor town he featured in his inspirational short film, “My Friend Nietzsche,” he only needed to look outside his wi...
CW's ‘The Flash’ and ‘Jane the Virgin’ New Posters: Whimsical, Miraculous and Really, Really Fast
Grant Gustin is about to become a superhero, while Gina Rodriguez gets a gift of another kind in the first posters the CW has unveiled for their new fall dramas, “The Flash” and “Jan...
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Leslie Mann in Talks to Play Audrey Griswold in 'Vacation' Reboot (Exclusive)
Ed Helms and Christina Applegate are starring in the extension of the 1980s classicread more
SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For ‘The Sweeney’s’ French Redo
PARIS– SND is teaming up with Paris-based producer Capture (The Flag) Films and U.K.’s Vertigo Films to produce Benjamin Rocher’s actioner “The Squad,” a remake of  Nic...
‘Saved by the Bell’ Movie Gets an F-Minus From Mr. Belding (Video)
Looking forward to Lifetime's upcoming “Saved By the Bell” biopic? Of course you are — we're all going to wallow in that thing like pigs in slop. But there's one person w...
Eileen O’Neill Named Global Group President of Discovery Studios
Eileen O’Neill has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Group President of Discovery Studios. She’ll be leaving her post at the Discovery Channel, and now have oversight o...
‘Power Rangers’ New Season to Return to New Zealand
Local on screen and scripting component grows as series qualifies for production grants
Google Acquires ‘Star Trek’ VFX Effects Company Zync
Google just acquired visual effects compnay Zync, a cloud rendering company with credits such as “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Looper” under its belt. The terms of the deal h...
Discovery Promotes Eileen O'Neill to Head of Worldwide Production
Discovery Communications veteran Eileen O'Neill has been promoted to Discovery Studios’ Global Group president. In the newly created position, O'Neill will oversee all of the internal fa...
Read Turner's Internal Memo to Its Staff About Buyouts
As TheWrap exclusively reported on Monday, Turner is moving forward with its buyouts and layoffs. On Tuesday, Turner execs sent employees the following memo, offering a “voluntary separation pro...
BN Films Expands to New York with Jonathan Gray
International production company BN Films has expanded into New York, opening an East Coast office with Jonathan Gray, senior partner of the law firm Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP, a...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s ‘Faults’ Gets U.S. Distribution
Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to thriller “Faults,” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser. “Faults,” which premiered at South by Southwest, also stars...

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