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Miramax Acquires Elderly Sherlock Tale ‘Mr. Holmes,’ Starring Ian McKellen and Laura Linney
Sherlock Holmes is enjoying quite a resurgence, and not just the younger version of the deliberative detective: Miramax has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to “Mr. Holmes,” which ima...
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Nerdist Unveils Fall Programming Lineup
The Chris Hardwick-led digital network is growing upread more
Dwayne Johnson Reveals He's Playing Black Adam in ‘Shazam’ Movie
DC Comics fans have been eagerly waiting to find out whether Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is playing superhero Shazam or supervillain Black Adam, and the action star has finally given them an...
Watch: 'Game of Thrones' Goes Saul Bass In Retro Title Sequence
"Game of Thrones," of course, already has a pretty solid (award-winning!) title sequence. But it's a pleasure to see an internet artist sculpt something new out of the show's success. Ignore...
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Bill Condon's 'Mr. Holmes' Lands U.S. Home With Miramax, Roadside
The Sherlock Holmes tale stars Ian McKellan and Laura Linneyread more
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Top 10 Web Series Videos: Clips for Kids Top the Charts on Back to School Week
YouTube videos aimed at the young audience seem to be striking a chord. This week, five videos targeted toward the preschool crowd—four of which are over 35 minutes long—were among the m...
Long-Awaited 'Serena' with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper Selected for BFI London Film Festival
This morning, it was announced that the London Film Festival will screen the long-awaited "Serena," starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. The film was shot in 2012 and has drawn buz...
From Oscars to Underdogs, Telluride Sets the Stage for the Fall
"What is the point of the Telluride Film Festival?" asked a colleague over dinner in the Colorado Rockies last weekend. It's an understandable question about a festival that combines sever...
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Syfy Greenlights 'Childhood's End' Miniseries
The six-hour effort, first put in development in April 2013, is based on the Arthur C. Clarke novelread more
‘Duck Dynasty’ Dad Phil Robertson on Radical Islam: ‘Convert Them or Kill Them’
Phil Robertson is saying things again. The “Duck Dynasty” patriarch, who was briefly suspended by A&E for his comments about homosexuality and race last year, appeared on Fox News̵...
Manhattan Theater Club Sets Lisa D’Amour’s ‘Airline Highway’ for Broadway
Manhattan Theater Club, the New York nonprofit theater company, will round out its Broadway season with “Airline Highway,” the new play by Lisa D’Amour (“Detroit”) that w...
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Choice Hotels Picks New Agencies
Choice Hotels has selected the New York office of McCann Erickson as the brand's new lead creative agency and sister shop MRM//McCann for digital and customer relationship marketing efforts. Me...
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'Dexter's' Jennifer Carpenter to Star in USA's 'Stanistan'
It's a drama set in the Middle Eastread more
‘Top Chef Duels’ Throws a ‘Bizarre’ Twist at the Contenders (Exclusive Video)
On Wednesday's new episode of Bravo's “Top Chef Duels,” two masters go head-to-head and the challenges are appropriately tough. Former “Top Chef Masters” competitors an...
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Dwayne Johnson Reveals His DC Comics Role
"Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot"read more
Ratings: ‘America's Got Talent’ Dips Back Down, But NBC Still Tops Demo
NBC led in the key demographic Tuesday despite “America's Got Talent” dipping back down from last week's uptick. CBS had the largest audience, despite airing only reruns. NBC was f...
Netflix’s Ted Sarandos to Speak at Mipcom TV Market
LONDON — Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix, will be a keynote speaker at TV market Mipcom, which takes place from Oct. 13-16 in Cannes, France. Sarandos will be interviewed by Eric ...
Michelle Obama, Chloe Grace Moretz, Tyler Posey Spoof ‘Divergent’ With ‘Snackpocalypse’ (Video)
SNACKPOCALYPSE with Chloe Grace Moretz, Tyler Posey, and First Lady Michelle Obama from Funny Or Die Chloe Grace Moretz and “Teen Wolf” star Tyler Posey are different than all the other bo...
Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in ‘Shazam,’ Darren Lemke To Script (EXCLUSIVE)
Though Dwayne Johnson hasn’t been shy about teasing his potential involvement in DC and New Line’s “Shazam” movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving l...
OSCARS: Croatia’s ‘Cowboys’ to Chase Academy Award
LONDON — Croatia has selected Tomislav Mrsic’s comedy “Cowboys” as its submission for the foreign-language film Oscar. Pic centers on a theater director who returns to his home...

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