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‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season Finale: What's Next?
(Spoiler alert: Do not read if you haven't watched Tuesday's “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” season finale.) By the end of Tuesday's “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” season finale, Andy S...
Madonna to Direct Romance Movie ‘Adé’ for ‘American Beauty’ Producer
Madonna (“W.E.”) is attached to direct Adé, based on the bestselling author Rebecca Walker's new novel ”Adé: A Love Story,” an individual familiar with the project told ...
‘Workers’ Valle Sets ‘Operation Baby’
GUADALAJARA – Mexico-based Salvadorean director Jose Luis Valle, whose “Workers” is regarded as one of the standout Mexico debuts of 2013, has set his third fiction feature, “Operation Baby,...
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Tiger That Mauled Siegfried & Roy Magician Dies at 17
"The world has lost one of its most majestic creatures, and I have lost a brother," said Roy Horn, despite being hospitalized in critical condition in 2003 after the white tiger attacked him during a ...
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CinemaCon: Barco Introduces Tri-Screen Theater Configuration; Plans Install At Fox’s Zanuck Theater
Fox’s ‘The Maze Runner’ might be the first feature to be created for the new system.read more
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Study: 36 Percent of Americans Watch News Online
Digital news video accounts for $4.15 billion of the $42.58 billion in digital advertising revenue in 2013.read more
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'The Voice' Recap: Battles Wrap With Polite Pairings
Usher is the only coach left with a steal, and the round's remaining singers tried to timidly asked for it with "pretty please" performances.read more
Warner Bros. Dials Up Mitch Albom’s ‘First Phone Call from Heaven’
Warner Bros. is taking “The First Phone Call from Heaven,” buying movie rights to Mitch Albom’s inspirational novel. The project has been set up with Warner-based Denise DiNovi and A...
Chris Pratt, Anna Faris to Play Crazy Couple in ‘Vacation Friends’
Real-life husband-and-wife Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are attached to star in “Vacation Friends,” a comedy that Steve Pink is in early talks to direct from a spec script by siblings Tim Mu...
CinemaCon: 5 Questions for NATO President John Fithian
John Fithian is the president of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, which is hosting annual exhibition confab CinemaCon through March 27 in Las Vegas. How much longer do you feel peace on the windo...
Film Review: ‘Geography Club’
A LGBT movie for the “Glee” crowd (minus the musical numbers), “Geography Club” retains just enough of novelist Brent Hartinger’s no-nonsense style to give it cred.
‘True Detective’ to Compete in Emmys Drama Series Category
The mystery of which Emmys category “True Detective” will compete in has been solved — and the answer could impact a number of Emmy races. The freshman HBO series, which starred Matt...
Oculus Rift Just Put Facebook in the Movie Business
Just as the movie industry gathered this week at CinemaCon to discuss its future, Facebook came along and changed it without even bothering to show up in Las Vegas. The surprise $2 billion acquisition...
Emmys Shocker: HBO to Submit 'True Detective' as Best Drama Series, Not Miniseries
All right, all right, all right. The Emmys race for Best Drama just kicked into high gear with news breaking of HBO's plans to submit its new hit series -- not miniseries -- "True Detective" as a cont...
FilMart: China Filmmakers Wrestle With Changing Market, Audiences
Cultural currency, identity and big data weigh on creative effort.
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California Assembly Committee Passage of Incentives Bill Sends a Message of Urgency (Analysis)
The extension of movie/TV subsidies for five years -- and the potential for $500 million a year in funding -- is declared a last-ditch effort to stem runaway production.read more
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Plans to Raze '12 Years a Slave' Site for Baseball Stadium Draw Outrage
Descendants of Solomon Northup are among those opposing plans to develop Shockoe Bottom in Richmond, Va. -- where once stood a busy slave-trading district.read more
‘House of Cards’ Actor to Star in ‘The Inherited’ (EXCLUSIVE)
“House of Cards” actor Nathan Darrow will star in indie psychological thriller “The Inherited,” with shooting starting next month in Orange County, N.Y. Ash Christian of Craniu...
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Zuckerberg's Grip Already Causes Rift With Oculus Fans
Well, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clearly excited about the virtual reality future, but not everyone is excited to have him in the close-knit Oculus VR community. Zuckerberg just announced that...
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Theater Owners Chief: '12 Years a Slave' Was 'Too Intense' to Watch in Cinema
UPDATED: National Association of Theater Owners president-CEO John Fithian surprised CinemaCon with his comments about the Oscar-winning film, which he praised for "being one of the most important mov...

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