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Seth Rogen Teams With Adam McKay, Ben Schwartz For Untitled Comedy
Seth Rogen is teaming up with frequent “Parks and Recreation” actor Ben Schwartz and “Anchorman” director Adam McKay for an untitled comedy based on a pitch from Schwartz. Roge...
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'Wild' Director Jean-Marc Vallee Overseeing Assistant's Directing Debut
'The Guest' actor Brendan Meyer is starring in the dramatic shortread more
New Millennium Falcon Footage Revealed by J.J. Abrams
No words necessary. J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot quietly uploaded a new video of the iconic Millennium Falcon on Thursday, giving “Star Wars” fans their closest look yet at Han Solo's ...
DreamWorks Studios Hires Lyndsay Harding as New CFO
DreamWorks Studios has hired Lyndsay Harding as its new Chief Financial Officer. Harding takes over for Larry Wasserman, who left the studio for the same position at David Ellison‘s Skydance Pr...
ABC Grabs Disgraced Journalist Drama from Liz Heldens and Carol Mendelsohn
ABC has given a hefty pilot commitment to a journalism-themed drama from scribe Liz Heldens and Carol Mendelsohn’s Sony Pictures TV-based banner. Project revolves around a male journalist who wi...
Original iPhone Film Fest Enters Second Iteration
The nice thing about having an online film festival is that you’re not a slave to the calendar. The Original iPhone Film Festival was inaugurated in 2011 — there hasn’t yet been another. But co-...
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Apple-U2 Duet Causes a 41% Drop in Social Sentiment
Apple and U2, both launched in 1976, have each been brought down to earth in the last week in a fashion neither brand has likely experienced. All things considered, they can partly thank social medi...
Norway’s Streaming Service Wimp Will be Sound Investment for Audiophiles
Are you willing to pay twice as much for your music streaming service to get kick-ass sound? That’s the question being asked by Scandinavian company Wimp, which is launching a new streaming service...
Cinematographer Peter Simonite Talks On-Set Education, Night Filming
What does it take to rise through the ranks of the camera department to the vaunted position of director of photography? “Lots of learning,” says Peter Simonite, d.p. on “The Perfect Guy,” whi...
Q&A: Carson Daly on Casey Kasem, ‘The Voice’ and ‘TRL’
A dozen years after launching “Last Call,” Carson Daly’s profile at NBC continues to grow. In addition to the latenight series and the net’s annual New Year’s Eve festivities, he also is a ...
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'CSI's' Carol Mendelsohn Sells Journalism Dramedy to ABC
'Deception's' Liz Heldens will pen the script, which received a hefty commitment from the networkread more
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Jon Stewart Outraged By NFL’s Ongoing Domestic-Violence Scandal
“Actual Vikings don’t treat their children like that”read more
Derek Jeter Gets Sendoff From New Yorkers and Gatorade in Touching Tribute (Video)
Derek Jeter loves New York, and New Yorkers love him right back in a new commercial for Gatorade. The 90-second ad (above) features the Yankee shortstop strolling through the city ahead of his final d...
Chris Rock Comedy ‘Top Five’ Gets December Release Date
Chris Rock‘s new comedy “Top Five” will open in limited release on Dec. 5 and then wide a week later, Paramount Pictures announced Thursday. Also read: Chris Rock Comedy ‘Top ...
Kirsten Dunst On the Time She Got Burned By Viggo Mortensen
Last night Rodarte's Mulleavy sisters and renowned fashion writer Derek Blasberg hosted a lavish event in honor of the New York premiere of Hossein Amini's directorial debut "The Two Faces of Jan...
Seth Rogen and Adam McKay Team on Ben Schwartz Comedy
Adam Mckay has attached himself to direct an untitled comedy written by Ben Schwartz, with Seth Rogen set to star. Gary Sanchez Productions, Point Grey Pictures and Good Universe preemptively purchas...
Oscars: ‘Fair Play’ Selected As Czech Contender
The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected “Fair Play” to represent the country in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the upcoming Academy Awards. The film, directed by And...
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Adam McKay and Seth Rogen to Team on Big-Screen Comedy From Ben Schwartz
The 'Parks and Recreation' co-star will also appear in the filmread more
Lionsgate Acquires YouTube Star's Film ‘The SMOSH Movie’
Lionsgate has acquired the distribution rights to “The SMOSH Movie,” the studio announced Thursday. A co-production of AwesomenessTV and DEFY Media, the film stars YouTube sensations Anth...
Brenton Thwaites, Margot Robbie to Be Honored at Australians in Film Gala
The Australians in Film will honor Margot Robbie, Brenton Thwaites, Anthony LaPaglia and the late Dune Entertainment Chairman Greg Coote at its annual gala in Los Angeles on Oct. 26. recognizing con...

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