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How a Filmmaker's Ambition Changed From Buying a Ferrari to Documenting a Plague
Jezza Neumann, the filmmaker behind the new film “TB: Silent Killer,” took the least predictable path to the village in Swaziland where he documented the rebirth of a plague. Two decades a...
China Box Office Hits $3.6 Billion in 2013 – Biggest Foreign Haul Ever
A record-breaking $3.6 billion year in China drove the global box office to a record $35.9 billion in 2013.  It's the first time that grosses from any country other than the U.S. have topped $3 b...
California's Film, TV Tax Credit Measure Clears Assembly Panel
A bill to expand and extend California's TV and film production tax credit program passed a hurdle in the State Assembly Tuesday. AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Prom...
Tom Cruise’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Gets New Trailer (VIDEO)
Warner Bros. has released the second trailer for Tom Cruise’s “Edge of Tomorrow,” which finds his soldier character stuck in a time loop. “How many times have we been here?R...
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Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales
On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will be leavin...
Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. Make a lot of Trouble in ‘Let's Be Cops’ Trailer (Video)
What happens when you combine “Lethal Weapon” and “New Girl” fan fiction? “Let's Be Cops” happens, that's what. Also read: Fox Renews ‘New Girl,̵...
5 Burning Questions Before the Cannes Lineup Is Revealed
The 2014 Cannes Film Festival kicks off in less than two months, which means that it's time for the world of independent and international cinema to engage in a parlor game that takes place every ...
Expansion of California Tax Incentives Clears First Assembly Committee
Legislation to expand California’s tax incentives for movie and TV production moved forward on Tuesday, as the state assembly arts and entertainment committee unanimously gave their approval to ...
Neon Trees Frontman Tyler Glenn Comes Out in New Interview
Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn says he's known he was gay since he was 6-years-old, and now so does the rest of the world. The 30-year-old devout Mormon rock star from Provo, Utah came out to ...
Film Review: ‘Return to Homs’
Talal Derki's "Return to Homs" represents a remarkable achievement in immersive conflict-zone filmmaking.
Nanda, Yesteryear Bollywood Actress, Dies at 75
Former Bollywood leading lady Nanda died March 25 in the Mumbai, India, suburb of Andheri. She was 75. The star of such 1960s hits as “Jab jab phool khile,” “Gumnaam,” “T...
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CinemaCon: MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Won't Stop Challenging Silicon Valley Over Piracy
"We have both the right and responsibility to express our concerns about piracy undermining our industry on a global level," Hollywood's top lobbyist tells theater owners. read more
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'Glee': Puck and Quinn Cover 'Just Give Me a Reason' (Exclusive Video)
The newly reunited couple return for the second part of the Fox musical's 100th episode.read more
Showtime’s ‘Shameless’ Switches to Comedy for Emmy Race
Showtime’s “Shameless” is switching sides in the Emmy race this year, submitting in comedy series categories after three years in the drama heat. The move was OK’d by Televisio...
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Ad of the Day: This Weight Watchers Ad Is Unlike Any You've Seen Before
Weight loss can be one of the most deeply emotional subjects for people. Yet the category seems almost afraid of emotional advertising, preferring to go with bright, bubbly, breezy celebrity endorse...
‘Shameless’ Switching to Emmy Comedy Categories
Showtime's “Shameless” will compete in the comedy categories for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards, after three seasons of submitting in all drama categories. The network hopes the catego...
‘Brotherhood of the Rose’ Plucked by ‘Mummy’ Producer (EXCLUSIVE)
Sean Daniel and Jason F. Brown have acquired feature and TV rights to spy thriller “The Brotherhood of the Rose,” previously developed as a 1989 NBC miniseries. Also producing are Stephen Michael,...
TLC's ‘Little Couple’ Strives to Make Will and Zoey's First Family Christmas Memorable (Exclusive Video)
TLC's “The Little Couple” stars aren't going to let anything ruin their first Christmas with new children Will and Zoey. Despite new mom Jen Arnold's fight against a rare cance...
Mickey Rourke-Narrated Doc ‘Generation Iron’ Acquired by Phase 4 (Exclusive)
Phase 4 has acquired the Canadian home entertainment rights to the documentary, “Generation Iron,” and will distribute the film via DVD, VOD and Digital Download. The film, which was direc...
Why HBO's New Series 'Silicon Valley' Is Mike Judge's Funniest Comedy Since 'Office Space'
In his 2006 cult favorite "Idiocracy," Mike Judge presented a future in which the stupid had taken over and the collective IQ had declined to the point where the country watered its crops with a ...

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