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In Ad Pact, MillerCoors To Become Official Beer Sponsor Of FX Networks
If there’s a bar on TV, there’s a greater-than-usual chance it will be serving beer brewed by MillerCoors. After establishing a landmark ad deal at Time Warner’s Turner networks las...
‘Midnight Rider’ Star Pulls Out of Movie After Fatal Accident
William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in “Midnight Rider,” in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman. Production on “Midnight Rider” was halted after camera ...
Carlos Santana Embraces Latin Roots with ‘Corazon’
Forty-five years after he went from being a virtual unknown to an international superstar by way of Woodstock, Carlos Santana continues to expand his horizons. “Corazon,” Santana’s latest album ...
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FX Networks, MillerCoors in 3-Year Partnership Deal
The next time the Soviet spies Elizabeth and Philip Jennings tuck into a tin of caviar on the FX drama The Americans, the comely commies will likely wash down the delicacy with the Champagne of Beer...
Sam Register Promoted to President of WB Animation and Digital Series
Sam Register is on the move at Warner Bros. TV. He’s been tapped to run a new digital content production unit tasked with developing live-action programming, and he’s been upped to prexy o...
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Warner Bros. Taps Animation Veteran to Run New Digital Unit
Warner Bros. Animation's Sam Register will now oversee production and development of live-action digital series. read more
Safdie Brothers Wrap Latest Project, Form Filmmaker-Driven Indie Studio
Josh and Benny Safdie, the New York filmmakers behind 2010's “Daddy Longlegs” and 2008's “The Pleasure of Being Robbed,” have wrapped production on their latest film, &...
Sam Register Promoted to President of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) promoted Sam Register to the newly created position of president, WBA and Warner Digital Series. In the new role, Register will head up a newly formed live-action digital ...
Tribeca Video: The 'Intramural' Crew Tell You How to Succeed In the Movie Business
Indiewire's Nigel M. Smith spoke with the funny guys behind "Intramural," a sports comedy film playing at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The conversation is part of the "Meet the Filmmaker Series," f...
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William Hurt Drops Out of 'Midnight Rider'
The star of the biopic, cast as singer Gregg Allman, has left the project following the on-set death of Sarah Jones on Feb. 20. read more
A Malevolent ‘Dream’ From Lana Del Rey
A 90-second trailer for “Maleficent” — Disney’s film starring Angelina Jolie as Sleeping Beauty’s beguiling nemesis — aired during the Grammys on Jan. 26, set to Lana Del Rey’s subversiv...
Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin Heading to ‘Driftless Area’
In a pre-Cannes move, Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin, John Hawkes, Ciaran Hinds and Alia Shawkat are starring in dark comedy “The Driftless Area” from Unified Pictures and Bron Studios. Th...
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Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'
The Black Keys and St. Vincent will join the actress and the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star, respectively, in May.read more
Summer Movie Preview: The 40 Indies You Must See
The summer movie season isn't exactly best known for independent film. With billions of dollars set to be spent on a vast amount of sequels and remakes ("The Amazing Spider Man 2," "X-Men: Days of...
Movie Maestros Invade the Concert Hall
Is the stigma finally disappearing? Next month, the Pacific Symphony in Costa Mesa, Calif., will present three nights of classical music showcasing concert works by composers better known for their mo...
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Billy Eichner on His Slow (and Loud) Rise to Stardom
The former theater major now attracts a lengthy roster of A-listers (Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, Seth Meyers) to his Fuse game show "Billy on the Street," and has become a scene-stealer on NB...
‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Dies After Paragliding Accident
Eric Hill, a contestant on the upcoming season of ABC’s dating reality series “The Bachelorette,” died Wednesday after being critically injured in a paragliding accident on April 20. Hill’s si...
London Theater Review: ‘Privacy’ at the Donmar Warehouse
Crackerjack comic timing was the last thing anyone expected from an alarming play about 21st-century concerns over data, secrecy and power. But it’s all over James Graham’s dazzler “Privacy.” ...
Hollywood Sex Ring Case: Gary Goddard's Lawyer Blasts ‘Cookie-Cutter’ Allegations
An attorney for Gary Goddard, the producer who's been accused of sexually abusing Michael Egan when he was a minor, fired back in a strongly worded statement Wednesday, saying that the accusations...
Netflix Gives 13-Episode Order to Spanish-Language Original Comedy
Netflix has ordered its first Spanish-language original series: a satire from Mexican director Gaz Alazraki that centers on what happens behind-the-scenes in professional fútbol. Alazraki most recent...

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