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Fox Taps Two for Writers Intensive Fellowship Program
Fox Broadcasting and 20th Century Fox TV have set a development pact with writing partners Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft after tapping the pair as its Fox Writers Intensive fellows for 2014. Gonzalez (p...
Tina Fey Is Developing a Witch Movie, But Not a ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel
Sorry, “Hocus Pocus” fans — Tina Fey is not producing a sequel to the cult 1993 comedy. Instead, Fey is said to be in talks with Disney to produce and star in a currently untitled m...
Bob Hastings, ‘McHale's Navy’ Star, Dead at 89
Veteran Hollywood actor Bob Hastings, best-remembered as a bootlicking lieutenant in the 1960s television World War Two comedy “McHale's Navy,” has died at the age of 89. Hastings died...
WBTV Comic-Con Lineup Includes ‘Flash,’ ‘Constantine,’ ‘IZombie,’ DC Fan Event
Warner Bros. Television officially announced its plans for San Diego Comic Con taking place Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. Highlights from the schedule include Wednesday's screenings ...
Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Tammy’ Is Just Not Funny, Say Critics
Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” kicked off its Independence Day weekend release with a solid $1.3 million at the Tuesday night box office, but critics are saying McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone’s ...
Film Review: ‘Premature’
“Premature” winds up resembling nothing so much as the coarsely smutty teen-sex comedies that abounded throughout the '80s in the wake of “Porky’s.”
Mark Burnett-Roma Downey’s ‘Little Boy’ Set for Feb. 27 Release
Open Road Films has set a Feb. 27 release for inspirational family film “Little Boy,” exec produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett (pictured above). The distributor acquired U.S. rights recently ...
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How an Agency's Fight Against AIDS Led to an Unforgettable Moment With Bono
Jonathan Ive, Apple design svp (Getty Images) It was one of the most interesting and unscripted moments of this year's Cannes Lions, and it only happened because one man was willing to make ...
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Who Says There Are Too Many Facebook Ads? Developing World Says More Brands, Please
Kelly MacLean’s job as Facebook’s lead ad planner in emerging markets is to watch people watch ads. She travels to places like Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa to study the local behavior...
Michael Strahan Fan Charged in Attempted Assault Case
Andre Johnson, the homeless man who was arrested for allegedly trying to gain entry to ABC Studios in New York, has been charged with multiple counts, the New York Police Department told TheWrap Wedn...
Ed Sheeran’s ‘x’ Tops U.S. Album Chart
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has conquered the U.S. album chart with his first stateside No. 1 collection, his sophomore album “x.” Sheeran’s Atlantic set captured the pinnacle with open...
‘Couples Therapy’ Executive Producer Developing ‘Couples in Crisis’ Project With VH1 (Exclusive)
“Couples Therapy With Dr. Jenn” executive producer John Irwin is once again teaming up with VH1 for programming about troubled celebrity souls. Irwin (pictured) is pairing with VH1 to deve...
Bob Hastings, Lt. Carpenter on ‘McHale’s Navy,’ Dies at 89
Bob Hastings, a character actor best known for his role on 1960s sitcom “McHale’s Navy” as Lt. Elroy Carpenter, the bumbling, sycophantic aide to Captain Binghampton, died June 30 in...
Samsung Shutting Down Digital Movie and TV Service
Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has e...
Walton Goggins to Return to ‘Sons of Anarchy’ for Season 7
One of “Sons of Anarchy’s” most popular guest stars is coming back to Charming. Kurt Sutter, the creator of the FX drama, announced Wednesday on Twitter that Venus, played by “...
'The Animal Project,' 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' And More TIFF Films Premiere on Vimeo on Demand
Last September at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Vimeo offered $10,000 "nest eggs" to filmmakers who agreed to premiere their films on Vimeo on Demand. The TIFF Collection on ...
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Relativity Media Finds First CMO in Angela Courtin
Angela Courtin has been wooed away from Dentsu Aegis Network by Relativity Media, where she will serve as the company's first chief marketing officer.  Courtin is charged with running the ...
Attention, Aspiring Filmmakers: Here's How You Can Go To Iceland This Fall
These days, making films in the States is simply boring. Too many fakers, too many issues, too many worries. But you know what place doesn't have these problems? Iceland; the home of pickled herring, ...
Virginia Lawmaker Shocks Local Station, Says ‘OMG, I Just F–ked my Boss’ on Live TV (Video)
Virginia House delegate Joe Morrissey shocked viewers by dropping an F-bomb on live television. “OMG, I just f–ked my boss,” he blurted out during a press conference Tuesday that wa...
Rob Cohen Lists Malibu Compound
SELLER: Rob Cohen LOCATION: Malibu, Calif. PRICE: $6,395,000 SIZE: 4,234 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Rob Cohen might not be a big name in all the celebrity gossip ...

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