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Dimension Nabs Underwater Thriller '47 Meters Down' for North America
British filmmaker Johannes Roberts will direct the project about two sisters who become trapped at the bottom of the ocean.read more
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VH1 Lays Off Majority of New York Development Team
“With ratings on an upswing and the pace of development increasing cross platform, we felt it was the right time to examine our overall production and development structure in New York," said the ne...
Louis C.K. Laments His Lack of Suicidal Tendencies
Poor Louis C.K.; despite being pudgy, balding, middle-aged and under a seemingly ever-present black cloud of pessimism, he just can't work up the interest to kill himself. And he's not happy w...
Power of Women NY Honoree: Sarah Jessica Parker
When Sarah Jessica Parker says she plans to help inject a modern, fresh feeling into the New York City Ballet by marrying the worlds of fashion and ballet, it’s a wild idea that immediately makes se...
Power of Women: New York Continues to Incubate Trailblazing Women of Entertainment
When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it’s hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Br...
Power of Women NY Honoree: Susan Sarandon
Some celebrities have one charity they offer their name or their time to. Susan Sarandon is virtually awash in them. At any given time, she’s involved with Habitat for Humanity, City Harvest, the AC...
‘24’ Returns After Blazing a Trail for Binge Viewing (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)
Dana Walden’s first encounter with the phenomenon of binge-watching came years ago when the 20th Century Fox TV chief ran into screenwriter Scott Rosenberg while on vacation in Hawaii. After introdu...
Power of Women NY Honoree: Iman
Horrified by the 20 years of civil war that devolved into lawlessness in her homeland, entrepreneur and supermodel Iman wanted to do something for her countrymen. “It was a clan-based country, not t...
Power of Women NY Honoree: Nancy Dubuc
When veterans return home from overseas deployment, one of the best things many of them can do to help ease in the transition to civilian life is to find new ways to use their skills. Team Rubicon and...
‘Total Recall’ Director Len Wiseman to Make Sci-Fi Spy Movie for Skydance
Len Wiseman will direct the science-fiction spy film “Black Chapter” for David Ellison's Skydance Productions, the company announced Tuesday. Skydance, which tends to make big-budget, ...
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Len Wiseman to Direct Skydance's Paranormal Sci-Fi Thriller 'Black Chapter'
Zak Penn, who worked on many Marvel-based movies in the 2000s, wrote the script. read more
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TV Ratings: 'The Blacklist' Returns Steady -- Despite Weakened 'Voice' Lead-In
"Castle" also holds its most recent score from a month ago, despite a dipping "Dancing With the Stars."read more
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Disney Chief Talks 'Star Wars' Casting, Budgets and Expectations
"We need to give the audience a full meal in return for their affection and devotion and love for these properties," Alan Horn says about next year's "Episode VII."read more
Supreme Court Justices Criticize Aereo, But Worry About Overbroad Ruling
Several of the Supreme Court justices who heard arguments in the broadcast networks’ case against the online TV site Aereo criticized the company's business model but worried about passing d...
‘Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ Slays the Competition in the Outer Critics Awards Nominations
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” led the pack of 2013-14 nominations from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, nabbing 11 nods and placing it ahead of a list of competitors that includes Di...
NBC’s ‘Blacklist’ Nearly Catches ‘The Voice’ in Demos Monday
NBC has won another Monday in key demos behind “The Voice” and “The Blacklist,” though the former hit a season low as it moved into its live shows while the latter nearly caugh...
First Look at Denzel Washington as ‘The Equalizer’ (Photos)
Denzel Washington is returning to hero mode this fall in “The Equalizer,” and Sony has released the first look at the 59-year-old actor playing the part. The photo (above) shows Washington...
Tribeca Review: How the Anton Yeltchin Drama '5 to 7' Represents the Worst Aspects of the 'Famous Writer' Genre
There is an entire genre of films about a young man yearning to be a famous writer. A blank, unpublished slate at the film's beginning, these mild-turning-bold characters lose their innocence and find...
Travel Channel Orders Nick Watt Pilot, More
Travel Channel has announced pilot orders for eight new projects, including one based around ABC correspondent Nick Watt, one that mixes ancestry and adventure, and one about investment capitalists. ...
How Did the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers Crowdfund (If At All?)
Nowadays, it's not surprising for the bulk of films screening at top film festivals to have turned to crowdfunding for at least part of their budget. Of course, some films used crowdfunding for finish...

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