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‘Cinderella’ Peek Offers Cate Blanchett as Evil Stepmother
Walt Disney Studios is betting that new generations will embrace a lavish, live-action version of its animated classic “Cinderella,” teasing theater owners with new footage from the upcomi...
’22 Jump Street’ Scribe to Pen DreamWorks’ ‘Heist’
Oren Uziel has been set to pen the DreamWorks thriller “Heist” with “Need For Speed” helmer Scott Waugh directing. Steve Zaillian and Waugh are producing with Zaillian’s ...
‘Midnight Rider’ Location Manager Lawyer Defends ‘Conduct’
More than a month after the fatal accident on the set of “Midnight Rider,” a key question for the homicide investigation is whether the production had been granted permission to film on th...
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Ad of the Day: Keira Knightley Does Her Best Bond Girl Imitation for Chanel
Since first signing on as the face of Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle fragrance in 2007, Keira Knightley has become firmly ensconced within Karl Lagerfeld's pantheon of waifish muses, a group tha...
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Judge Joe Brown Reveals 'Weird' Circumstances of Arrest
The TV judge complains to ABC News about the "loss of liberty" caused by his brief incarceration but says his time behind bars "reenergized" him.read more
Netflix Picks Up 3D Printing Doc 'Print The Legend'
Netflix's latest documentary acquisition is "Print The Legend," Luis Lopez and J. Clay Tweel's film about 3D printing that premiered at SXSW earlier this month, where it received the Special Jury...
‘Skyfall,’ ‘Hobbit’ Films Boost MGM Earnings, Revenues
MGM Holdings has reported a 97% jump in 2013 earnings and an 11% gain in revenues, thanks to “Skyfall,” its two “Hobbit” films, “Vikings” and “Teen Wolf.̶...
FremantleMedia Acquires ‘Jersey Shore,’ ‘Party Down South’s’ 495 Prods. (EXCLUSIVE)
FremantleMedia has acquired a majority stake in SallyAnn Salsano’s 495 Prods., home of “Jersey Shore,” “Party Down South” and other hit unscripted series. FremantleMedia has taken a 75% stak...
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A TV Director's Open Letter to Anne Sweeney: It's All About the Shoes (Guest Column)
Forget the Disney executive suite. A director's chair is the most powerful place in television — just as long as you follow these simple guidelines from Bruce Leddy ("Cougar Town").read more
Oscilloscope Acquires 'Art And Craft' Ahead of Tribeca World Premiere
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired the North American rights to "Art And Craft," a documentary with crime-caper undertones from Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman. The film will have its world prem...
‘Dear White People’ Star Kyle Gallner Joins Bradley Cooper in ‘American Sniper’ (Exclusive)
Fresh off the hit Sundance movie “Dear White People,” Kyle Gallner has been cast alongside Bradley Cooper in Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper,” TheWrap has learned. Eastwo...
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Russia Plans Film Presence in Annexed Crimea Region
Among planned steps are a relaunch of local film festivals and reviving a film studio.read more
Tribeca: Art Forgery Documentary Gets Distribution
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to art forgery documentary “Art and Craft,” which world premieres next month at the Tribeca Film Festival. Oscilloscope plans a...
Downtown L.A.’s Ace Hotel Hosts ‘Under the Skin’ at United Artists Theater
Hipster Hollywood descended on Downtown L.A.’s Ace Hotel on Tuesday night for the A24 premiere of Jonathan Glazer’s “Under the Skin,” which drew a decidedly Eastside crowd t...
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'Tomb Raider' Writers to Adapt 'Young Merlin' for Disney (Exclusive)
"Life of Pi" producer Gil Netter is on board to produce the adaptation of the T.A. Barron book series. read more
Fox Slates Two Original Dramas, Trio of Gordon Ramsay Series for Spring/Summer
A trio of Gordon Ramsay competition series and three new shows highlight Fox’s spring and summer schedule, which the network unveiled Wednesday. Fox’s firstrun scripted offerings this summ...
Fox Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Kitchen Nightmares,’ ‘MasterChef,’ ‘Gang Related’
Fox released its spring and summer premiere dates on Tuesday, including premiere dates for returning series “Kitchen Nightmares” and “MasterChef” and new offerings “Riot,...
‘Finding Vivian Maier’ Reveals Life of Mysterious Street Photographer
A documentary about a photographer can be as two-dimensional as a snapshot itself unless the shutterbug’s life also makes a compelling story.  “Finding Vivian Maier,” the story of a...
Some Crimean Theaters Demanding Russian-Dubbed Movies From Hollywood
The political crisis in the region has left the major U.S. film studios in limbo in terms of releasing their films there.read more
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Fox Sets Launch for Faux Prince Harry Dating Series, Shifts 'Gang Related'
A trio of Gordon Ramsay's unscripted series and "So You Think You Can Dance" also get premiere dates, with "Enlisted" likely returning to the schedule.read more

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