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‘Scarface’ Remake Hires Chilean Director Pablo Larrain – But Tony Will Be Mexican (Exclusive)
Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín (“No”) is in negotiations to direct the new “Scarface” movie for Universal Pictures and Marc Shmuger's Global Produce, TheWrap has learned....
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Sam Worthington, Robin Wright Join 'Everest'
Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin are among those starring in the adventure movie, currently shooting in Nepal. read more
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Ben Sherwood Named Top Dog at Disney/ABC Television Group
The Walt Disney Co. announced today that it has named ABC News president Ben Sherwood the successor to Anne Sweeney. Effective Feb. 1, 2015, Sherwood will assume the title of co-chairman, Disney Med...
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Ira Glass To Host Peabody Awards
The "This American Life" creator will emcee the 2014 ceremony, set to be held on May 19, and help announce some of this year's winners, which will be unveiled on April 2.read more
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Gerard Depardieu Launches 'Proud to be Russian' Series of Watches (Report)
The French actor, who has become the face of watch manufacturer Cvstos, has mostly stayed out of the spotlight since being granted Russian citizenship.read more
Meet Ben Sherwood: His Meteoric Rise Since Re-Joining ABC
Ben Sherwood — executive, journalist, and novelist — has had a meteoric rise since rejoining ABC News in December 2010. He has gotten to the top partly by knowing when to talk, and when no...
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Hong Kong Filmart: Download THR's Day 2 Daily
In day two of THR's Filmart Daily, the market buzzes over China's new openness, the Aussie thriller "Deep Water" is shelved due to its similarity to Malaysia's missing airliner and Media Asia mogul Pe...
Anthony Weiner to Write Column for Business Insider
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned from office after a highly-publicized sexting scandal, is joining the media circuit. The controversial politician has joined Business Insider as their n...
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'American Horror Story' Season 4 Title Revealed
Showrunner Ryan Murphy broke the news Monday on Twitter.read more
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Kristen Chenoweth, Jermain Clement Cover 'I Will Survive' on 'Rio 2' Soundtrack (Audio)
Billboard's exclusive stream reveals a catchy Ester Dean-B.o.B. collaboration and two versions of Philip Lawrence's anthem "It's a Jungle Out Here." read more
Fox News Channel Sets March 30 As Launch For Maria Bartiromo’s Sunday Show
Fox News Channel will launch a new one-hour program featuring veteran business-news anchor Maria Bartiromo this Sunday at 10 a.m. eastern. The 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news outlet said the new pro...
Adam McKay to Adapt and Direct Financial Crisis Best-Seller by ‘Moneyball’ Author Michael Lewis
After satirizing the news business with a surreal comedy, Adam McKay will take a more hard-edged look at Wall Street. Paramount announced on Monday that McKay, best known for his work as the writer/di...
‘Good Wife’ Shocking Death: 3 of the Episode's Jaw-Dropping Moments (Video)
Viewers of CBS's “The Good Wife” received an earthquake-sized jolt on Sunday night, when the series (spoiler alert: It really shouldn't need to be said, but stop reading now if you...
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Pinterest Readies for Its Big Ad Business Rollout
Pinterest is the name on the lips of digital advertising execs, brands and just about everyone else in the marketing industry today, as the popular social networking site prepares to launch its much...
ABC News Chief Ben Sherwood to Succeed Anne Sweeney Atop Disney/ABC TV Group
Bob Iger made good on his promise to move quickly in name a successor for Anne Sweeney. ABC News president Ben Sherwood will take the reins as Disney/ABC Television Group early next year after Sweeney...
Ben Sherwood to Replace Anne Sweeney at Disney
ABC News president Ben Sherwood has been tapped to replace outgoing Disney TV chieftain Anne Sweeney on February 1, 2015. Sherwood will begin to transition into the position of co-president, Disney/AB...
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Disney Names Ben Sherwood as Anne Sweeney's Successor
He'll take over as co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group on Feb. 1, 2015.read more
Studiocanal Appoints Duo of Toppers
PARIS– European powerhouse Studiocanal, the outfit behind Liam Neeson starrer “Non Stop” and Cedric Klapisch’s “Chinese Puzzle,”  has tapped Geraldine Gendre as he...
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CinemaCon: Universal Exec Says Film Ceding Too Much Ground to TV
UPDATED: International president David Kosse calls on foreign theater owners to invest in VOD and the digital space as a way to grow their bottom line.read more
‘Noah’ Behind-the-Scenes Preview Mixes Religious Praise With New Footage (Video)
NOAH FEATURETTE with Quotes from Cooke Pictures on Vimeo.In an obvious effort to maximize appeal to religious audiences, Paramount enlisted Christian writer and producer Phil Cooke to produce a behin...

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