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Whitney Houston's Mom Blasts Lifetime Biopic: 'Let Her Rest'
"Lifetime has chosen to go ahead with the movie about Whitney in spite of my family's objections," Cissy Houston says in a statement.read more
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Clear Channel Parent Second-Quarter Operating Profit Drops
The radio giant, led by CEO Bob Pittman, saw its media and entertainment revenue and total revenue rise slightly.read more
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Goodby Launches Bay Area Child's Vocabulary Initiative
This week, Goodby Silverstein & Partners launches a new program in Oakland, Calif., aimed at helping parents boost their young children’s vocabulary. The effort was created for Northern Ca...
Fox Goes Deep With All-Star Game, Wins Week in Demos; TNT Cable’s Scripted Leader
Strong numbers for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game and improved results for scripted originals “24: Live Another Day” and “Gang Related” lifted Fox to a rare primet...
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How Rupert Murdoch-Owned Time Warner Would Impact Hollywood: Creatives Speak Out
Leslie Moonves, Jerry Levin and more weigh in as Murdoch's courtship of Time Warner spreads fear and an unsettling skepticism through the creative community: "Whenever Mr. Murdoch is involved in somet...
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'The Giver': Why It Took 20 Years for the YA Adaptation to Hit Theaters
Jeff Bridges first planned the movie for his dad; now he's the star two decades later. read more
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Rule 1: Talk About Anything Political in Hollywood ... Except Gaza
Even passionate industry supporters of Israel stay silent but privately call pro-Palestinian celeb tweets "uninformed" as dinner-table conversation goes dark.read more
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'Halo' TV Series in Limbo Following Xbox Shake-up
Showtime is still interested in the video game adaptation, but Xbox projects are now challenged by a reduced staff.read more
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Hot Hollywood Trend: Two Scripts, One Movie
Warner Bros. and Universal double-booked writers to take first passes on separate drafts for "Tarzan" and "The Mummy," respectively.read more
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Dwayne Johnson 'Hustles for the Muscle' With Jimmy Fallon (Video)
The pair played the beefed up "Fungo Brothers" in a series of spoof workout videos, while David Letterman grilled Ricky Gervais about his love life on the "Late Show."read more
Locarno Film Festival To Honor Italian Thesp Giancarlo Giannini
ROME – The Locarno Film Festival will honor versatile Italian thesp Giancarlo Giannini with a career award and several screenings of his films, including his big-screen debut “Don’t ...
India’s Dev Benegal Wins NAFF Project Prize at Korea’s PiFan
'Man Who Copied Himself' claims double honors at genre film market
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London Olympics Organizer Sebastian Coe Seen as Favorite for BBC Trust Chair Post
The winner of four Olympic medals chaired the organizing committee for the London 2012 Summer Olympics, earnings praise for making them a success.read more
40th Deauville American Film Festival to Fete ‘King of Comedy’ Will Ferrell
The 40th edition of the Deauville American Film Festival, which runs Sept. 5-14, is to honor Will Ferrell with an homage, festival director Bruno Barde has revealed. Ferrell’s recent credits include...
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Peaches Geldof Death 'Drug Related,' Says Coroner
British TV presenter died of a heroin overdose in April, 14 years after the death of her mother Paula Yates. read more
U.K. Version of ‘X Factor’ to Air Live in SE Asia
Series now in 11th edition to feature Cheryl Cole, Mel B and Simon Cowell as judges
Denzel Washington To Receive San Sebastian Donostia Award
MADRID – Denzel Washington will receive a career achievement 2014 Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award at September’s 62nd San Sebastian Festival, the highest-profile fest in the Spanish-speaking w...
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Deauville Film Festival to Honor Will Ferrell
The American film fest in France will offer a retrospective of his work, with festival director Bruno Barde calling the actor "the king of American comedy."read more
Former Olympic Runner Sebastian Coe Leads Race for Role as BBC Topper
Former Olympic runner Sebastian Coe is leading the race for the top job at the BBC as his biggest rival is scratched from the running. The five-name shortlist for the role of chair of the BBC Trust, t...
‘Fight Club 2' Coming to Comics Courtesy of Book's Author Chuck Palahniuk
The movie “Fight Club” captured the imagination of a generation, with a twist ending few saw coming and even fewer can forget. Now, Chuck Palahniuk, the author of the 1996 book the film wa...

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