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Greta Gerwig Replaces Maggie Gyllenhaal in ‘The Village Bike’
Indie film darling Greta Gerwig will make her stage debut “The Village Bike,” stepping in for Maggie Gyllenhaal in the Off-Broadway production. Gyllenhaal dropped out of the show in Febru...
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FTC's Data Security Case Against Wyndham Worldwide Moves Forward
In a victory for the Federal Trade Commission, a federal judge declined to dismiss the agency's data security case against Wydham Worldwide Hotels, allowing it to move forward. The case, in the...
A&E Orders Third Season of ‘Bates Motel’
A&E has picked up a third season of original series “Bates Motel,” A&E Network exec VP and general manager David McKillop announced Monday. Production will begin in the fall for the 10...
Jacqueline Bisset Starring in ‘Peter and John’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Jacqueline Bisset has been cast as the female lead in the independent period drama “Peter and John.” Director Jay Craven begins filming later this month in Nantucket for Kingdom County Pr...
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NBCU’s Steve Burke Declares Victory
“We don’t want you to think that we were trying to hide or conceal anything but we didn’t want to talk about what we were doing. [We wanted] instead [to] talk about what we had don...
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Billboard Names New Editor in Chief
Tony Gervino, the executive editor of Hearst Magazines International, has been named editor in chief of Billboard magazine, parent company Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group announced today. Gervi...
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Greta Gerwig to Make Stage Debut in 'The Village Bike'
The star of "Frances Ha" and CBS' upcoming sitcom spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad," steps into the Off-Broadway production following Maggie Gyllenhaal's exit.read more
‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie Gets New Life at Universal (EXCLUSIVE)
Universal is ramping up a movie version of the sci-fi franchise “Battlestar Galactica,” aiming to develop the film as a complete reimagining of the story. “Transcendence” write...
At NAB Show, Broadcasting Bigwigs Call for New TV Standard to Reach All Devices
Las Vegas — National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith and Univision chairman Haim Saban issued a call for a new broadcast standard that would put television on all platforms ...
Film Review: ‘Sequoia’
A charm-free grind about a snarky, suicidal cancer patient.
‘Starlet's Dree Hemingway Joins Chloe Sevigny, Adam Brody in Amazon Pilot
Following her breakout turn in the 2012 indie movie “Starlet,” Dree Hemingway has been cast in Whit Stillman's Amazon pilot “The Cosmopolitans,” which starts shooting in Pa...
Michael C. Hall ‘Would Definitely Consider’ Playing Daredevil in Netflix Series
Michael C. Hall would like to make the leap from antihero to hero. Although talk of Netflix and writer-director Drew Goddard courting Hall to play the titular hero in the upcoming “DaredevilR...
A&E Renews 'Bates Motel' for Another Eerie Season
Securing a loyal fan base with its quasi-creepy twistedness, "Bates Motel" will begin production this fall for a 10-episode third season. A&E's general manager David McKillop announced the placeme...
Billboard Magazine Names Tony Gervino Editor-in-Chief
Billboard magazine on Monday named Tony Gervino its new editor-in-chief. Gervino, who begins the role on April 28, will report directly to Janice Min, co-president and chief creative officer of Guggen...
Broadway Box Office: Carole King, Neil Patrick Harris Turn Ticketbuyers’ Heads
Famous faces helped keep some Broadway titles buoyant in an ebb-tide week, as Neil Patrick Harris, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston and — indirectly — Carole King pumped interest in their...
‘Teen Wolf’ Star Tyler Posey, Zendaya to Host MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show
MTV “Teen Wolf” star Tyler Posey and singer and actress Zendaya will co-host a live MTV Movie Awards pre-show on Sunday, April 13. Posey and Zendaya will host the half-hour show from the r...
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Art & John Linson Ink Overall Deal With HBO, Team for 'Yellowstone' Drama
They'll reteam with "Sons of Anarchy's" Taylor Sheridan to develop a drama about a family's struggle against encroachment in southwest Montana.read more
Nick Frost to Make Directorial Debut With Horror Project (Exclusive)
Nick Frost is making his first move behind the camera. The 42-year-old English actor, best known for his work with Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright in the Cornetto Trilogy of films (“Shaun of the Dea...
‘Conan’ to Be First Ever Late-Night Show Broadcast From Comic-Con
Conan O'Brien will broadcast live from the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, making his TBS show “Conan” the first late-night show to broadcast from the annual event. You'll have ...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Top Indies in iTunes, Xbox Gets GoPro and More
1. Academy Color Predictor: The Academy Color Predictor, the first app created for the general public by the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is...

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