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Project of the Day: 'Headhunt Revisited'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
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Universal Responds to James Bond Lawsuit: No Green Light for 'Section 6' Yet
UPDATED: The studio taps Bert Fields to fight MGM's attempt to gain more information about the secretive MI6 film project.read more
Pierce Brosnan Gets ‘Horrible Feeling’ Watching Himself as James Bond
Former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan recognizes the role as a “gift that keeps on giving,” but he doesn't particularly enjoy watching himself order martinis shaken, not stirred. R...
USA Network Orders Season 2 of ‘Chrisley Knows Best’
USA Network has ordered a second season of “Chrisley Knows Best,” the reality series revolving around a wealthy Georgia man and his large family. The series has generated some heat for USA...
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USA Renews 'Chrisley Knows Best' Reality Series for Second Season
The cable network has expanded the episode count to 12 for the sophomore run.read more
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Howard Owens Steps Down as Nat Geo Channels President
After a two-and-a-half-year stint as president of National Geographic Channels U.S., Howard Owens is striking out on his own. The former William Morris agent and Reveille co-founder on Monday revea...
Indiewire Picks 10 Films to See at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival launches this Wednesday with the world premiere of the Nas documentary "Time is Illmatic," directed by multimedia artist One9. To get you primed for the big event, Indie...
David Michod to Direct, Write Brad Pitt’s ‘The Operators’
“Animal Kingdom” director David Michod will write and direct “The Operators,” with Brad Pitt attached to star. Plan B, New Regency and RatPac Entertainment will co-finance and ...
CBS Wins on Night of Heavy Competition From Cable
CBS was the most-watched and highest-rated broadcast network Sunday night, when broadcasters faced strong cable competition from a big “Game of Thrones” episode, the Season 7 premiere of &...
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'Animal Kingdom' Filmmaker Boards Brad Pitt's Adaptation of Michael Hastings' 'The Operator'
David Michod will write and direct the Plan B-produced drama that is being co-financed by New Regency and RatPac Entertainment. read more
Brad Pitt Eyed for ‘The Operators,’ David Michod Signed to Direct
Brad Pitt is being eyed to star in “The Operators” with “Animal Kingdom” director David Michod signed to direct the adaptation of the late Michael Hastings’ best-seller....
Why Indie Cable Doesn’t Need The Weather Channel To Know Which Way The Wind Blows
If you’re a small cable outlet without massive corporate backing, the Weather Channel offered a forecast last week that should be troubling: continued storms and fog. The independent network raised ...
Howard Owens to Leave National Geographic Channels
Howard T. Owens will exit his post as president of National Geographic Channels U.S. in June. Owens has been on the job for about two and a half years, having joined the Fox Networks Group division in...
Emperor hires Chan for China Theaters Push
Hong Kong studio expands into mainland China exhibition sector.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ TV Spot: First Look at Master Splinter (Video)
Master Splinter makes his first appearance in a new TV spot for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” that Paramount debuted during the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday. The turtles’ sansei, play...
Lionsgate Partners With Freddie Wong's RocketJump Studios
Lionsgate is partnering with YouTube phenomenon Freddie Wong on a new multi-year film, television and digital content alliance, the studio announced on Monday. Under the pact, Wong's company, Rock...
Watch: Exclusive Trailer for Tribeca Doc 'Misconception,' From Oscar-Winner Jessica Yu
The world isn't getting any less crowded these days. That fact is explored in Academy Award winner Jessica Yu's documentary feature "Misconception," in which she details not only the growing world ...
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'Game of Thrones': Hollywood Reacts to Purple Wedding Shocker
UPDATED: Stephen King, Anna Kendrick and Jon Favreau are just some of the stars who tweeted their reactions to Sunday night's surprising incident.read more
Supernatural Gore Fest 'Hemlock Grove' Returns to Netflix for Second Season
Netflix's original bloody and spooky series "Hemlock Grove" is getting a second season, with 10 new episodes going straight to Netflix (true to the streaming giant's form). The series will arrive Frid...
Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Eli Roth’s ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2
Netflix’s supernatural thriller “Hemlock Grove” was not its most buzzed-out original series, but audience reception evidently was strong enough that the show is coming back to the se...

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