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NAB: Moviegoers Won't React to HDR Imagery as They Did to Hyper-Real 'Hobbit', Proponents Say
“I think audiences will get used to seeing this; they just don't have a reference for it," said panelist Collin Davis.read more
‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ Soaring Overseas, Unlike Original
The first “Captain America” movie was a hit in North America, but it didn't resonate as well abroad. The sequel is having no such problems at the foreign box office. A sensational $39....
Disney Working on ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel, Says Composer
Amid all the talk of a “Frozen” sequel, Disney is reportedly working on one to another animated success of theirs: “Wreck-It Ralph.” Composer Henry Jackman, who created the mus...
‘Zombie Bootcamp’ Wins Top Prize At MipFormats’ Pitching Competition
CANNES– Australian reality format “Zombie Bootcamp” has snatched up the top prize at MipFormat’s international pitch competition hosted at MipFormat, the MipTV sidebar taking p...
Watch: New ‘Godzilla’ Extended Look Highlights Destruction and Emotion
In a summer full of potential blockbusters, including “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” Gareth Edwards&...
‘Captain America’ Blows Up Weekend Box Office With Boffo $203 Mil Globally, Scores Record $96 Mil Stateside
The Marvel machine continues to be a wonder at the box office, with “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” amassing a whammo $203.3 million worldwide this weekend, of which an estimated $96...
French Network TF1 Nabs Keshet’s New Hit Format ‘Boom!’
CANNES–  France’s top commercial network Keshet Intl. has acquired Keshet’s new hit format “Boom!” in the run-up to MipTV, becoming the first international  broadcaster...
‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ Storms to Record $96 Million at Box Office
Disney's Marvel superhero sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” powered into the record books with $96.2 million in its first three days at the box office this weekend, the larg...
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Box Office: 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Soars to $303.3 Million Globally
UPDATED: The superhero sequel debuts to a stunning $96.2 million in North America; "Noah" comes in a distant No. 2 as it crosses the $178 million mark worldwide. read more
Specialty Box Office: 'Skin' Soars To Make Scarlett Johannson 'Captain' Of The Weekend; Jude Law Not So Fortunate With 'Hemingway'
Jonathan Glazer's first film in 10 years, "Under The Skin," found 2014's second best limited debut this weekend. The A24-released film -- which stars Scarlett Johannson as an alien roaming around Scot...
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Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Richard III
The BBC Two adaptation is being produced by Neal Street Productions and directed by Dominic Cooke. read more
Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Richard III in Neal Street’s Film for BBC
LONDON — Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Richard III in Neal Street Productions’ film for the BBC. “Richard III” is part of a series of Shakespeare’s History plays, which also in...
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Germany's ZDF Cancels Long-Running 'Wanna Bet?' Variety Show
Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Madonna, Justin Bieber and Michael Jackson were among the many A-list stars that have appeared on the show, which has been on the air in Germany since 1981.read more
MIP TV: FremantleMedia Takes International Format Rights to ‘Punk’d’
CANNES — FremantleMedia has inked a format acquisition deal with Katalyst Network, co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg, and MTV for the international rights (excluding North America)...
‘Calvary,’ ‘Byzantium,’ ‘Philomena’ Lead the Field at Irish Film and TV Awards
CANNES – “Calvary,” “Byzantium” and “Philomena” were the biggest winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin, with each film taking three awards. Guests at the event, which...
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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Judi Dench Win Irish Academy Awards
The eleventh annual Irish Film and Television awards, dished out at a ceremony in Dublin April 5, also saw " Philomena" win best international film ahead of "12 Years a Slave", "Gravity" and "The Wol...
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'SNL' Recap: Anna Kendrick Auditions for Pharrell (Video)
Also this week: George R.R. Martin reveals "Friends" will inspire his next book and March Madness gets very white. read more
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley's Football Team, LA Kiss, Rocks Anaheim With a Win
After a very long wait, professional football is back in Los Angeles — kind of. The Arena Football League's LA Kiss (2-1) made its home debut in Anaheim's Honda Center on Saturday, and a...
‘SNL': Anna Kendrick Sings, Raps About Dongs and Plays the Little Mermaid (Video)
Anna Kendrick pretty much abandoned her no-more-musicals plan on “Saturday Night Live,” by singing during her monologue, rapping about dongs, and playing a baby-voiced Little Mermaid. The ...
Chile’s ‘Gloria’ Tops First Platino Awards
PANAMA CITY – Already a sales and fest hit, Chilean Sebastian Lelio’s fourth feature “Gloria” won picture at the first Platino Ibero-American Film Awards, held Saturday in Panama City. In what...

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