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Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves’ ‘Devil's Advocate’ Rebooted by NBC
“The Devil's Advocate” is being prepped for the small screen. NBC has ordered a put pilot from producers John Wells and Arnold Kopelson and writer Matt Venne (“Bag of Bones.̶...
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Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Grows with T.I., Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer and John Slattery
Director Peyton Reed begins principal photography in San Franciscoread more
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AppNexus Picks Up $60 Million, as Valuation Grows to $1.2 Billion
AppNexus has picked up $60 million in funding from a "large, Boston-based public equity and asset management firm," per a statement from the ad-tech company, which also revealed that an ad...
New Distribution Company Dark Frames Acquires Indian Mystery 'I.D.'
Although it was first seen in 2012, "I.D." has been picked up for U.S. distribution by Dark Frames, a new Florida and Mumbai-based company.  The film follows Charu, a young woman shari...
Watch: Visit Mars and Venus in Activision’s ‘Destiny’
Activision Blizzard is providing a closer look at the various planets that serve as locations in its upcoming game “Destiny,” the high-profile follow up to “Halo” from that fra...
Reese Witherspoon Buys Nashville Fixer (EXCLUSIVE)
BUYERS: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth LOCATION: Nashville, TN PRICE: $1,950,000 SIZE: 3,855 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: It’s no secret among property gossips that Re...
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Actress Norma McCarty, Ed Wood’s Wife, Dies at 93
She appeared as a stewardess in his legendary 1959 film 'Plan 9 From Outer Space'read more
Project of the Day: 'Weekend Plans'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress -- at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in t...
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Rian Johnson Says Next 'Star Wars' Will Have Less CGI, More Practical Effects
The virtual sets of the prequel trilogy are a thing of the pastread more
Variety TV Critic Brian Lowry Hosts Reddit AMA
Brian Lowry, Variety’s resident TV critic and a superhero aficionado, is hosting a one-hour chat on Reddit starting at 10 a.m. today. Follow this link to ask him about fall TV, the Emmy Awards, ...
Debbie Reynolds to Recieve SAG-AFTRA Life Achievement Award
Debbie Reynolds will be honored by SAG-AFTRA with its Life Achievement Award, the union announced on Monday. The 82-year-old actress will receive the award during the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild A...
Garth Ancier Accuser Michael Egan Hit With Cross-Claim by Former Attorney
The legal saga revolving around Michael Egan, who claimed that he was sexually abused by former NBC executive Garth Ancier, “X-Men” director Bryan Singer and others, has taken another turn...
Defy Media Launches Expanded ‘Prank It FWD’ Campaign, In Vein of #IceBucketChallenge
Digital studio Defy Media is hoping to do well by doing good. New York-based Defy is launching a wider “pranks for good” initiative, inviting users to nominate someone to be featured in an...
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Watch Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff Reunite in Vegas for 'Summertime' Surprise
The actor also led dancing dayclub-goers through Sugarhill Gang's "Apache"read more
Brad Paisley Teams With WME, Walmart on My Country Nation Digital Channel
Country musician Brad Paisley has teamed up with WME, Taillight, ARC Entertainment and Walmart to launch My Country Nation, an “over the top” digital channel which delivers “countr...
Gravitas Ventures Acquires Bisexual Comedy-Drama 'Appropriate Behavior'
Since premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, "Appropriate Behavior" has been making its way through the festival circuit. Now, Gravitas Ventures has picked up the film, which is writ...
TV Guide Network Expands Original Programming Department
TV Guide Network has expanded its original programming department with the appointments of Jessie Surovell (pictured left) and Kristan Giordano (pictured right) to veep of development and VP of origin...
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Ad of the Day: Peyton Manning and Cam Newton Prank Store Customers for Gatorade
Gatorade must think its customer base is too big, as the brand's new ad campaign from TBWA\Chiat\Day shows people in convenience stores being denied the sports beverage unless they're active...
‘Midnight Rider’ Executive Producer Jay Sedrish Pleads Not Guilty to Charges
Jay Sedrish, the executive producer and unit production manager of the Gregg Allman biopic “Midnight Rider,” entered a not guilty plea on Monday in response to involuntary manslaughter and...
Review: 'Masters of Sex' Season 2 Episode 6, 'Blackbird,' Shows How No One Really Knows What They're Doing
With last night's "Blackbird," Season 2 of "Masters of Sex" is halfway over. It's a wonderful midway point, a proper place to look at the racial, marital and sexual tension that ha...

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