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'Jersey Shore' Producer Hit With Class Action Suit For Overtime Pay
He charges 495 Productions with unfair business practices, failure to pay overtime, violation of minimum wage laws, failure to properly document work done and more.read more
Social Media Buzz: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Faces Box Office Victory
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies a...
Box Office: ‘Captain America’ Racing to $100 Million in U.S. Debut
Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is marching toward a record for the top April debut with a U.S. opening that could reach $100 million this weekend. Friday forecasts...
‘Veep’ Review: High Stakes Bring Out Selina Meyer's Worst
When your show is about the vice president, there's one obvious way to raise the stakes. “Veep” clued us in last year that the current third season, which debuts Sunday, would center o...
Key & Peele in Talks to Produce ‘Police Academy’ Reboot for New Line
Having established themselves as a formidable comedy brand with their hit sketch series “Key & Peele,” Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele are making a deal to produce the “Polic...
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Key & Peele to Produce 'Police Academy' Reboot for New Line (Exclusive)
Scott Zabielski, who was attached to the project in 2012, is no longer on board to direct.read more
‘Silicon Valley’ Review: Stabbing the Tech Bubble
HBO's “Silicon Valley” is the rare show that might make you say, “Wow. Wouldn't want to be a tech billionaire right now.” Creator Mike Judge took his physics degree to ...
How Letterman Broke the News to His Staff – and Les Moonves
David Letterman is stepping down from CBS’ “The Late Show” in 2015, and while the whole world knows now, his employees and his boss didn't find out until shortly before Thursday&...
MGM Accuses Universal of Trying to Make a James Bond ‘Knock-Off’ – And Lying About It
MGM and Danjaq have sued Universal, accusing the film studio of developing a James Bond “knock-off” that infringes upon their copyright, according to documents filed Thursday in a United S...
Senate Committee Revives Federal Film and TV Tax Credit — for the Final Time
The Senate Finance Committee has revived a package of tax credits that includes Section 181, a lucrative federal tax incentive for the film and TV industry. The committee renewed a package of more tha...
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MSNBC Host Ed Schultz Must Again Face Partnership Lawsuit
A federal appeals court revives claims that Schultz stiffed the man who helped get him into television.read more
Conde Nast Settles Intern Lawsuit
Conde Nast is in the process of settling a class-action lawsuit brought against the magazine publisher by two former interns, according to court documents filed Friday. A letter from Conde Nast attorn...
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California Legislator Studying New Tax Incentives to Lure the 'Late Show'
An author of a bill to expand a program to stem runaway production says he is consulting with his colleagues and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on amending a pending law. read more
‘What's the Deal?’ With Jeff Sneider: ‘Ghostbusters 3' Dream Casting Picks (Video)
After years of development hell, “Ghostbusters 3” seems on track to finally become a reality. TheWrap's film reporter Jeff Sneider recently broke the news that “The Lego Movie...
David Letterman Jokes About Retirement, Blames It on Makeup Artist (Video)
David Letterman discussed the topic of the week — his own retirement — on Friday night's “Late Show” monologue, shooting out a string of jokes about breaking the news to CB...
Amazon Aiming to Fire on All Video Cylinders, But It’s Playing Catch-Up
Amazon laid the final cornerstone in its blueprint to dominate home entertainment this week with the debut of Fire TV: a small, $99 box the e-commerce titan promises is the easiest way to bring Intern...
Chiwetel Ejiofor Eyed for James Bond Villain
After scoring big with Javier Bardem as its last Bond villain, MGM and Sony may be targeting another Oscar-nominated actor to play 007′s nemesis in the next James Bond pic. Sources tell Variety ...
Chiwetel Ejiofor Eyed to Play Villain in Next James Bond Movie (Exclusive)
Fresh off an Oscar nomination for “12 Years a Slave,” Chiwetel Ejiofor is the frontrunner to play the villain opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie, multiple individuals famil...
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N.Y. State Lottery Reviews Its Ad Business
Hey, you never know. Your agency could win creative responsibilities for the New York Lottery, which this month will issue request for proposal for its advertising business, the state gaming commis...
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Women Are Getting More Data Exec Gigs and 4 Other I-Com Takeaways
The 5th I-Com Global Summit just wrapped here in Seville, Spain, where a few hundred data marketing execs met to address industry challenges this week. Below are five takeaways from the show, which ...

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