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Universal to Demolish ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Soundstage, But Preserve Silent Film’s Set
As it upgrades its production facilities and expands its theme park, Universal Studios is planning to demolish Stage 28, one of the oldest on the lot, while preserving a 90-year-old set housed in the ...
Disney Faces Even Larger Autism Lawsuit as Plaintiffs Could Nearly Triple
A discrimination suit brought against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is seeking to add even more plaintiffs, nearly tripling in size, according to a complaint filed on Wednesday. Attorneys for the 26 p...
Venice Film Review: ‘Messi’
Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi is one of the most talked about, and least talkative, human beings on the planet.
China’s Alibaba Sees Profits Rise Steeply
Last financials before mega-IPO show company expanding mobile business
New Book Claims Katie Couric Accused Diane Sawyer of Trading Sexual Favors for Stories
Katie Couric is prone to low blows according to “The News Sorority,” an upcoming book from Sheila Weller that follows the career ascension of Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour. ...
Los Angeles Mayor: Tax Credit Bill Will Bring Tens of Thousands of Jobs Back to State
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that legislation to expand California’s film and TV tax incentives will mean tens of thousands of jobs returning to the state, as the $330-million-per-year p...
Marisa Tomei Comedy ‘Loitering with Intent’ Gets U.S. Distribution
The Orchard has acquired U.S. rights to Marisa Tomei’s “Loitering With Intent,” four months after the comedy premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, written by and co-starr...
‘Wolverine’ Star Rila Fukushima Replacing Devon Aoki on ‘Arrow’
Rila Fukushima will put the martial arts skills she honed on “The Wolverine” to good use. The Japanese model and actress has joined the upcoming season of “Arrow” in a major re...
Fox Developing Insomnia Drama ‘NOD’
Fox has given a wake-up call to “NOD,” confirming it is developing a project based on the novel of the same name by Adrian Barnes about a world where much of humanity has lost the ability ...
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Fox Prepping Sci-Fi Insomnia Drama 'Nod'
'Detroit 1-8-7's's Jason Richman is adapting Adrian Barnes' book of the same nameread more
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The World Eats 3 Cans of Spam Every Second
London in late December 1942 wasn’t a very merry place. The blitz had dragged into its second year, damaging or destroying nearly a million buildings. Londoners slept in the Underground each ni...
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Adrien Brody Has No Time for Your Facebook Friend Request
Specs Who Adrien Brody Age 41 Accomplishments Stars as Harry Houdini in History’s two-part biopic, Houdini (airs Sept. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m.); winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor in T...
Rob Marciano Says Goodbye to ‘Entertainment Tonight': ‘Weather Is My True Passion’
Rob Marciano said goodbye to “Entertainment Tonight” on Wednesday with a smile. He is leaving his job as “ET” co-host to join ABC News’ “Weekend Good Morning Americ...
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Charlie Hunnam Circling King Arthur Role in 'Knights of the Roundtable'
Idris Elba is also in talksread more
Venice Film Review: ‘The Look of Silence’
There are as few safe moves as there are false notes in "The Look of Silence," an altogether stunning companion piece to "The Act of Killing" that shifts its emphasis from the perpetra...
Charlie Hunnam to Play King Arthur for Guy Ritchie
Charlie Hunnam is director Guy Ritchie’s choice to play King Arthur in the  Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow medieval tentpole. Elizabeth Olsen is the frontrunner for the female lead. Idris Elba is at...
Watch: Sundance Doc 'The Overnighters' Trailer Examines How Unemployment Unravels US Communities
Drafthouse Films has released a trailer for "The Overnighters," a powerful sociopolitical documentary that studies how the small community of Williston, North Dakota has been impacted by rec...
Diane Sawyer Says Goodbye to ABC's ‘World News’ (Video)
Diane Sawyer has said goodbye after a five-year run as anchor of ABC's ”World News With Diane Sawyer.” “[What a] privilege it has been to sit in the anchor chair at ‘Wor...
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Donna Langley, Producer Debra Martin Chase to Be Honored by African American Film Critics Association
Annual event takes place Feb. 4 in Hollywoodread more
‘The Originals’ Get Back in the Fight in New Season 2 Trailer (Video)
Things are about to get even more explosive down in New Orleans. In a new trailer released for Season 2 of The CW's “The Originals,” Klaus (Joseph Morgan) is still mourning the loss of...

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