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California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?
The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of  new jobs ...
Ethan Hawke Documentary Acquired by Sundance Selects
Sundance Selects has bought U.S. and Latin American rights to Ethan Hawke’s documentary “Seymour: An Introduction,” just prior to its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. T...
ABC Examines Medical Drama Project from ‘Smash’s’ David Marshall Grant
Hoping to continue its success with femme-focused shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Revenge,” ABC has given a put-pilot order to a medical advocate drama project from acto...
Venice Film Review: ‘99 Homes’
The perils of illegally gained One Percent privilege make for engrossing, high-stakes viewing in "99 Homes," which sees Andrew Garfield's blue-collared Florida everyman enter a Faustian pact with Mich...
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Telluride: Ethan Hawke's Documentary Directorial Debut Goes to Sundance Selects
The portrait of a piano prodigy, 'Seymour: An Introduction' is already booked on the festival circuitread more
PR Shake-Up: Tripicchio Sisters Leave WKT Partners
Cara and Christine Tripicchio and Marla Farrell are exiting to form Shelter PR read more
Ethan Hawke's Documentary ‘Seymour: An Introduction’ Bought by Sundance Selects
Ethan Hawke‘s documentary “Seymour: An Introduction” has been bought by Sundance Selects, which announced it has acquired U.S. and Latin American rights from the Telluride Film Festi...
Steve Carrell's Creepy, Violent Obsession Drives Latest ‘Foxcatcher’ Trailer (Video)
Steve Carrell's stunning transformation into obsessive wrestling coach and eccentric millionaire John du Pont is the highlight of the new trailer for “Foxcatcher.” Also read: Channing...
China’s Bona Film Sees Profits Up By 69%
Company on course for 10% share of Chinese B.O. market. "Overheard" franchise is now the strongest in company history.
Outrageous Lies About Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie O Exposed in New Report
C. David Heymann's posthumously released account Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio's torrid marriage was favorably reviewed after its July release, but Newsweek's David Cay Johnston is now c...
Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei, Natasha Lyonne Comedy Sets U.S. Distribution
Film and TV distributor The Orchard has acquired all U.S. rights to Adam Rapp's comedy “Loitering With Intent,” which features Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei and Natasha Lyonne, the compan...
‘Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story’ Stars Reveal Which Iconic Scenes They Reenacted (Video)
Lifetime has traveled back to the 90s with its upcoming “Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” premiering on Labor Day. Discovered by the same casting director from “Saved by the Bel...
WATCH: ‘Gran Turismo’ Film Looks Under Hood of Racing Game’s 15 Year History
PlayStation is looking back at the success of its racing franchise “Gran Turismo” with a feature-length documentary about the video game’s creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Directed by Tami...
Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence on Ferguson, Says America Is ‘Better Than That’
Former U.S. Secretary of State and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke out about the events in Ferguson, Mo. On Thursday, Clinton made her first remarks on the tense and racial...
Why Is California Tripling Film and TV Tax Credits While Other States Slash Them?
California is about to more than triple its TV and film tax credit program to $330 million just as other states are eliminating their own incentives. California is betting the bold move can entice fil...
Venice Reviews: Michael Shannon's Indelible Performance in '99 Homes,’ Plus ‘Reality,’ ‘The Look of Silence’
While writer-director Ramin Bahrani has continued to explore the dark underbelly of the American dream, he didn't quite nail the shift from his acclaimed, gritty early films (“Man Push Cart,...
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Beth Riesgraf Starring in Indie Horror Film 'Shut In' (Exclusive)
Also in the movie are Rory Culkin, Martin Starr and Jack Kesyread more
The British Shonda Rhimes: 'Happy Valley' Creator Sally Wainwright on Making Feminist Crime Drama In the UK
Wainwright's latest, the critically acclaimed BBC six-part crime drama "Happy Valley" (now available on Netflix), follows no-nonsense Yorkshire Sergeant Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire, f...
Martin Starr, Paul Wesley Movie ‘Amira & Sam’ Lands U.S. Distribution
Drafthouse Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Sean Mullin's romantic comedy “Amira & Sam,” which stars Martin Starr and Dina Shihabi as the title characters, as well a...
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Greg Berlanti Sells Naked Amnesiac Drama to NBC
Called 'Blindspot' and from 'Stargate' writer Martin Geroread more

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