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‘The Bridge’ EP Elwood Reid on Ditching the Scandinavian Original: ‘I'm Tired of Copying Them’
FX's “The Bridge” returns for its second season on July 9 with a drastic departure from its maiden run. This time out, the border drama — which stars Demian Bichir and Diane Kru...
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FYI Rebrand Kicks Off With 'Married at First Sight,' Ratings Growth from BIO
The evolved A+E Network kicks off on Tuesday night with its first of six new originals set for July and solid growth from its predecessor's primetime average. read more
Veteran Manager Alissa Feldman Joins Authentic Talent and Literary Management (Exclusive)
Alissa Feldman has left Magnolia Entertainment and joined Authentic Talent & Literary Management, TheWrap has learned. Feldman spent nearly a decade working alongside Shelley Browning at Magnolia,...
Why ‘Extant’ Creators Decided to Mute the Future in the Halle Berry Sci-Fi Series
CBS's upcoming summer series “Extant” gets way out there in more ways than one. The series, which includes Steven Spielberg among its executive producers and debuts Wednesday, stars Ha...
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Discovery’s World: Naked Survivalists, Poetic Hillbillies, Vintage Heartthrobs and More
Discovery Communications and its 14 niche-ified U.S. channels are a good illustration of how much TV viewing has changed. The conglom’s channels turn out hundreds of hours of original programmin...
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NBC 'Dateline' Defamation Lawsuit Revived by Appeals Court
The media company escapes a Fourth Amendment claim, though, after surreptitiously filming a Colorado insurance broker with help from Alabama law enforcement.read more
Scarlett Johansson in Talks to Join Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’
Scarlett Johansson is in talks to join the Coen brothers’ next movie “Hail, Caesar!,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. George Clooney and Josh Brolin are se...
‘Revolution's’ Giancarlo Esposito to Return to ‘Once Upon a Time’
“Revolution's” demise is “Once Upon a Time's” gain. Giancarlo Esposito will return to the fairy-tale drama with the upcoming Season 4 premiere in the fall, a show repre...
‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Could Be $60 Million Gorilla at Box Office
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” will make like King Kong at the box office this weekend, and should knock “Transformers: Age of Extinction” out of the top spot that it's h...
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Scarlett Johansson in Talks for Coen Brothers’ ‘Hail Caesar!’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Scarlett Johansson is in talks to join the Coen brothers’ drama “Hail Caesar.” She would join Josh Brolin and George Clooney. Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes are also...
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World Cup: Brazil Soccer Star Offers Teary Apology on Live TV for Team's Humiliating Loss (Video)
"It's a very sad day, but it's also a day from which to learn," David Luiz says during a raw, emotional television interview.read more
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Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in 'Truth'
Screenwriter James Vanderbilt will make his directorial debut with the film, which will also star Cate Blanchett.read more
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Televisa, Carlos Slim May Benefit From Mexico’s Telco Reform Bill
The world’s largest producer of Spanish-language TV content, Televisa, appears to have caught a couple of breaks with the telco reform bill Mexico’s Congress sent to President Enrique Pena Nieto o...
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TV agent Dennis Kim Departs Jeff Berg’s Resolution
Dennis Kim has departed Jeff Berg’s Resolution, less than a year after the agency tapped Kim to launch a TV literary department. Kim has joined Todd Hoffman’s recently launched Storied Media G...
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Collective Digital Studio Moving Toward TV-Style Content With Maximum Ride Adaptation
 Collective Digital Studio (CDS), the multichannel network branch of Beverly Hills, Calif., management firm The Collective, has acquired the exclusive online rights to adapt the young adu...
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Inside ESPN's Social Media War Room During the Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever
I arrive late to the Germany-Brazil World Cup game on the assumption that I have plenty of time before the match really heats up. This turns out to be completely wrong, and I've in fact arrived ...
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Harry Potter Ride at Universal Resort Has Five-Hour Wait
The new "Escape from Gringotts" attraction has also stopped twice because of technical glitches.read more
‘A Haunted House's’ Michael Tiddes to Direct Black List Script ‘Diablo Run’ (Exclusive)
After finding success with the “A Haunted House” franchise, seasoned comedy filmmaker Michael Tiddes has come on to direct Shea and Evan Mirzai's Black List script “Diablo Run,&#...
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WWE Turns to Cable Vet Laureen Ong to Help Grow its Digital Network
Laureen Ong, the former president of Travel Channel, has joined the board of directors of WWE. The appointment of the longtime cable vet comes as WWE is looking to grow subscriptions to its digital ne...
IDW Comic ‘The Shunned One’ Getting Big-Screen Adaptation From ‘Oblivion’ and ‘Hercules’ Producers (Exclusive)
Musician and prolific comics creator Alan Robert's latest book is already in the process of being adapted for the big screen. The writer-artist of the popular “Killology” comic will re...

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