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‘Frozen’ Surpasses ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Star Wars: Episode I’ at All-Time Box Office
“Frozen” has added Spielberg's dinosaurs and The Force to the list of things its left in the dust. The Disney hit took the No. 13 spot on the all-time worldwide box office list this we...
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Mick Jagger Begins Arrangements for L'Wren Scott Funeral
The Rolling Stones singer is currently in Los Angeles to be with family. read more
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March Madness: Richer Playoff Ad Draw Than NFL, MLB, NBA (Study)
The 68-team NCAA tournament brought in $1.15 billion in TV ad dollars last year, beating the NFL postseason by over $50 million.read more
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Spain to Offer Two Fiestas de Cine in 2014
The initiative offers deep discounts on movie admissions for three days to draw Spaniards back into theaters.read more
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Box-Office Preview: 'Divergent' Eyes Strong $60 Million-Plus North American Debut
"Muppets Most Wanted" is set to take the No. 2 spot with a $25 million-plus launch; Lars von Trier's unrated sexual opus "Nymphomaniac" rolls out in 25 theaters, while Christian film "God's Not Dead" ...
Lionsgate Extends Grindstone Deal
Lionsgate has extended its relationship with its Grindstone Entertainment Group, which generated the Nicolas Cage-John Cusack thriller “Frozen Ground.” The studio has also signed new multi...
Morning-Show Spin: ABC Uses Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ To Counter NBC’s ‘Rise To Shine’
Behind the smiling faces on the nation’s two most popular morning shows lurks something slightly more sinister: Marketing campaigns designed to make viewers consider one over the other. To celeb...
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Hollywood's Greatest Fictional Leaders: Michael Douglas Character Tops List
Fortune's ranking of the 20 best fake authority figures features some surprising choices and omissions.read more
CBS’ ‘Survivor’ Finale to Face ‘American Idol’ for First Time
CBS is apparently no longer afraid of “American Idol.” After years of scheduling its “Survivor” finale on a Sunday, CBS has slotted the conclusion to the reality adventure show...
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'Step Up: All In' First Trailer Teases Vegas Glam (Video)
The fifth film in Summit's dance franchise will hit theaters on July 25.read more
Human Rights Org Condemns Alleged Attack on TV Chief in Ukraine
LONDON — Human rights org Amnesty International has called for an alleged attack by a nationalist member of Ukraine’s parliament against the head of one of the country’s leading TV chann...
Tony Bennett Thinks Today's Music Is ‘Terrible’
If you think the music you're hearing on the radio is terrible these days, take comfort in knowing that Tony Bennett — a 17-time Grammy-winning jazz singer — agrees. “The songs t...
Will Comcast-Time Warner Deal Compromise the Open Internet? Senator Al Franken Thinks So.
Shortly after Comcast announced its proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable, Netflix and Comcast made another announcement: Netflix agreed to pay Comcast Corp. an undisclosed fee to ensure Netflix...
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California's Film and TV Incentives Generated $1.9 Billion in Spending in Last Three Years
That number could be much bigger if big-budget movies and visual effects were allowed to participate in the program, according to the L.A. County Economic Development Corp.read more
Fox, Samsung to Develop System to Deliver Ultra HD Content Through Smart TVs
Twentieth Century Fox and Samsung Electronics announced a partnership Thursday in which both companies will work together to create a secure way to deliver Ultra HD movies and TV shows through smart T...
Jon Chu to Direct Hasbro’s Live Action ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Movie
Jon M. Chu will direct Hasbro’s live action “Jem and the Holograms” movie, based on cult 1980s animated series. Blumhouse Prods’ Jason Blum will produce the film with Hasbro, C...
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Jennifer Connelly Says Religious Leaders Are Now Embracing 'Noah' (Video)
"The controversy that was generated [was] by people who were speculating [and] hadn't seen the film yet," said the actress, who plays Noah's wife.read more
CBS Finale Dates: ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ ‘Crazy Ones’ Get 1-Hour Season-Enders
Double-check your DVR recordings: CBS has released its season finale dates. The one-hour series finale for “How I Met Your Mother” kicks off the network's season-enders on Monday, Marc...
‘Lego Movie’ Filmmakers in Talks to Direct ‘Ghostbusters 3' (Exclusive)
Hot off “The Lego Movie,” Phil Lord and Chris Miller are in early talks to direct “Ghostbusters 3” for Sony Pictures, an individual familiar with the project told TheWrap. Sony...
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Lionsgate Renews Film Slate Deal With Grindstone Entertainment
The new agreement includes multi-year deals for Grindstone's Barry Brooker and Stan Wertlieb. read more

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