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French Resistance Crumbles in Netflix Debut
Netflix broke through some heavy French telecom resistance today as it debuted its video-on-demand service in six more European countries. One of France’s major telecom companies, Bouygues, an...
Luke Perry Joins ‘CSI: Cyber’ Cast
“CSI: Cyber” has added on another cast member, bringing on “90210” alum Luke Perry in a potentially recurring role, Variety confirmed on Monday. Perry will play FBI agent Nick ...
Film Review: ‘The Chambermaid Lynn’
The unlikely pairing of an obsessive-compulsive chambermaid and an androgynous dominatrix proves oddly liberating in Ingo Haeb’s intimate Teutonic two-hander, “The Chambermaid Lynn.”
Netflix's ‘Daredevil’ Casts ‘Bourne’ Star Scott Glenn
Daredevil has found his mentor. Netflix has cast Scott Glenn, whose credits include the “Bourne” film franchise and “Silence of the Lambs,” in its upcoming “DaredevilR...
FCC Flooded With Final Comments Over Future of Open Internet
The bell is sounding in the second round of the FCC fight over the future of the open Internet. As thousands more comments flood into an agency already deluged with more letters than it has ever seen ...
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'The 5th Wave' Finds Its Sammy (Exclusive)
Updated: Chloe Grace Moretz stars in Sony's YA adaptationread more
Mike Tyson-Produced Boxing Documentary ‘Champs’ Lands U.S. Distribution
Amplify and Starz Digital Media have jointly acquired North American rights to director Bert Marcus’ documentary “Champs,” which premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festi...
Machinima Names Daniel Tibbets Chief Content Officer
Daniel Tibbits, who once ran Bunim/Murray Prods digital media division, has joined Machinima as chief content officer, a newly created position at the online entertainment network that targets younger...
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NBCU’s Bonnie Hammer Joins IAC’s Board
"She's a superb businesswoman, programmer and brand builder," states IAC chairman Barry Diller read more
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Inside Pentatonix, 'Pitch Perfect' and the Pop Culture Phenomenon of A Cappella Music
"No record executive would ever [think], 'The biggest song from a movie in the past five years will be this old tune of a woman sitting onstage alone, flipping a plastic cup"read more
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'I Know What You Did Last Summer' Reboot Moving Forward at Sony
'Oculus' helmer Mike Flanagan will co-write the scriptread more
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Mobile Video Has Jumped 400% in the Last Two Years
Ooyala's  Q2 Video Index Report, which was released today, found that 25 percent of online video activity happens on mobile devices—a spike of 400 percent compared to two years ago. ...
Amanda Pays Reprises 1990s Role in The CW's ‘The Flash’
CW's “The Flash” is bringing back Amanda Pays for the same role she had in the 1990s CBS series also called “The Flash,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells T...
NBCU’s Bonnie Hammer Joins Board of Barry Diller’s IAC
IAC, the Internet-media conglomerate controlled by Barry Diller, appointed NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment chairman Bonnie Hammer to its board. Hammer’s appointment to the IAC board was effecti...
Mark Duplass-Rob Corddry Indie Web Series Sells to Vimeo and FilmBuff (Exclusive)
Mark Duplass continues to push the boundaries of both independent production and distribution. The writer-director-actor, along with director Ross Partridge and co-stars Jennifer Lafleur and Rob Cordd...
Zack Snyder Spots a Stormtrooper on the Set of ‘Batman v. Superman’ and Has Him Arrested (Photo)
With “Star Wars: Episode VII” coming out in 2015 and “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” being released in 2016, the two films will not get a chance to go head-to-head at the...
Broadway Box Office: Business Surges with ‘Curious Incident’ Off to Good Start
Broadway bounced back from its annual post-Labor Day downturn last week, gaining steam in a frame that added three new shows — including the transfer of London hit “The Curious Incident o...
Behind the Scenes of ‘The View’s’ Relaunch with Rosie O’Donnell
The 18th season of “The View” premiered on Monday morning with a new set and a new panel, but some of the best one-liners never made it on TV. At the first commercial break, Rosie O’Donnell jump...
‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ Reboot Hooks ‘Oculus’ Filmmaker
In a disappointing decision, Sony has resorted to hiring “Oculus” filmmaker Mike Flanagan to reboot the “I Know What You Did Last Summer” franchise, an individual familiar with...
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Cover Girl Ad Gets Photoshopped Into a Strong NFL Protest Meme
The National Football League's problems of the last week are well known. But now social media users—particularly on Twitter—are passing around a Photoshopped version of a Cover Girl a...

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