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Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won’t Grade De Blasio
Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That’s the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Ke...
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Starz Courted 'Fifty Shades of Grey' TV Series
Before the 2015 film adaptation came together, CEO Chris Albrecht told Universal he'd give a three-year commitment to a show based on EL James' juggernaut book. read more
Director Dito Montiel On Being a Straight Director Making a 'Gay Movie'
Dito Montiel’s directorial debut, "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," based on his best-selling memoir of the same name, won both the Director’s Award and Special Jury Prize at Sundanc...
Fox Sports 1 Touts Saturday Baseball Success, Gears Up for Tuesday's All-Star Game
Cable channel Fox Sports 1 existed during last year's Major League Baseball Playoffs, but it didn't have the rights. This season it will exclusively air the Division Series and League Champio...
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Starz Announces Premiere Dates for ‘The Chair,’ ‘Survivor’s Remorse’
Starz’s original filmmaking experiment, “The Chair,” will premiere on Sat., Sept. 6 at 11 p.m., the cabler announced today. The series, created by “Project Greenlight” an...
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Post House Todd Soundelux Closes Its Doors
Todd Soundelux, the post-production house with roots stretching back to the 1950s, closed permanently yesterday. Todd Soundelux declared bankruptcy earlier this year. Leslie Cohen, the lawyer who was...
Moguls Converge on Sun Valley for Allen & Co. Retreat (Photos)
The post Moguls Converge on Sun Valley for Allen & Co. Retreat (Photos) appeared first on TheWrap.
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Megan Ellison in Talks to Rescue Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Revenant' (Exclusive)
Annapurna Pictures is negotiating to help finance the survival story to be directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu after its original backer, Worldview, pulled back on film financing.read more
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Yahoo Acquires Mobile Streaming-Video Startup RayV
Yahoo has acquired RayV, an Israel-based startup that developed mobile video-streaming technology. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Yahoo, 11 employees of RayV will join Yahoo, mostl...
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Charlie Haden, Legendary Jazz Bassist, Dies at 76
Charlie Haden, the pioneering jazz bassist who played with the likes of Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett before enjoying a decades-long solo career, died Friday at age 76 of a prolonged illness, acco...
‘Please Like Me’ Star Explains How to Shower With a Baby on TV
“Please Like Me” star Josh Thomas has broken one of television's last taboos: Showering with babies. In a Television Critics Association panel for his Pivot series, he said a scene in ...
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Twitter Tells Brands They Can Reach 30% of Their Followers for Free
Twitter is telling brands, "Come to us if you want to reach fans freely." The company said today that marketers can hit an audience equal in size to 30 percent of their followers in a give...
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Latvia Looks to Use European Film Awards to Strengthen Links with International Biz
Dita Rietuma, the new director of the National Film Center of Latvia, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week for the world premiere of Signe Baumane’s competition entry “Rocks in ...
MTV's ‘Virgin Territory': Teens Debate Saving Sex for Later
MTV presented its upcoming docuseries, “Virgin Territory,” at the Television Critics Association press tour with panelists that didn't quite reflect any groundbreaking differences betw...
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‘Scandal’s’ Dan Bucatinsky Talks Emmys, LGBT Community at Outfest Film Festival
“Scandal’s” Dan Bucatinsky stopped by the opening night of L.A.’s Outfest Film Festival to show support to the LGBT community and to talk Emmys and his life after “Scandal.” Bucatinsky won...
‘The Strain's’ Guillermo del Toro Bites Into ‘Twilight': Our Vampires Aren't the ‘Charming Young Man With a Six-Pack’
Fourteen hours after FX received 45 Emmy nominations on Thursday morning, the premiere for their vampire thriller “The Strain” at the DGA evolved in to a celebration. A bar was open before...
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Rob Lowe Appears in a New ‘Sex Tape’
Rob Lowe finally has a sex tape he wants you to see. In Sony Pictures’ July 18 release “Sex Tape,” the 50-year-old actor, known for making his own infamous sex tape in the late 1980s...
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Guillermo del Toro Addresses Worm in the Eye Billboards for FX’s ‘The Strain’
Guillermo del Toro had some fun addressing “The Strain’s” advertising campaign at the Thursday DGA premiere, aimed at taking down frightening billboards around the country. “I ...
‘Masters of Sex’ Review: Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen Go Deeper in Season 2
“Masters of Sex” ended its first season with an apparent breakthrough: Michael Sheen‘s Bill Masters confessed to Lizzy Caplan‘s Virginia Johnson that he can't live without ...
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'Game of Thrones' Actress Joins Vin Diesel in 'The Last Witch Hunter' (Exclusive)
Breck Eisner is directing Summit's supernatural action movie. read more

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