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Showtime Doc to Follow New Music From Bob Dylan Lyrics
Showtime has announced a new documentary that will follow several of today’s biggest musicians as they create music and an album for 24 recently discovered lyrics written by Bob Dylan. “Lo...
Facebook Gets Into Virtual Reality By Acquiring Oculus VR
Facebook has acquired Oculus VR, Inc., the immersive virtual reality technology company, for a total of approximately $2 billion with the potential for an addition $300 million based on hitting cert...
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Hong Kong Filmart: Download THR's Day 3 Daily
In day 3 of THR's Filmart Daily, HBO launches a new documentary channel in China, debut delegates give the market high marks and the teen suicide drama "Thread of Life" strikes a cord in South Korea. ...
Nicola Peltz, Grant Gustin Movie ‘Affluenza’ Acquired by FilmBuff
FilmBuff has acquired the coming-of-age movie “Affluenza” starring Nicola Peltz (“Bates Motel”) and will release the film in theaters and VOD on July 11, the company has announ...
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Facebook Pays $2 Billion for Virtual Reality Company
UPDATED: "Oculus has the chance to create the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play and communicate," said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.read more
Facebook Buys Virtual-Reality Co. Oculus for $2 Billion
In what sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, Facebook envisions extending social media and entertainment into virtual-reality worlds, announcing a deal to acquire virtual-reality headset maker ...
Jack Bauer Battles His Way Through London in Explosive New Trailer for '24: Live Another Day’ (Video)
Fox released Tuesday another explosive promo — and new poster — for upcoming event series “24: Live Another Day.” This time around, Jack Bauer has resurfaced after four years o...
Mick Jagger Mourns Girlfriend L'Wren Scott at Funeral in Los Angeles
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger was among a small, private gathering of family and friends at the Tuesday funeral service for Jagger's girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, at the Hol...
FilMart: ‘Two Thumbs Up’ Gets Go Ahead
Hong Kong crime thriller is a steal.
Malaysia Turns on Studios and Rebate Incentive Scheme
HONG KONG – Asia’s newest studios in Malaysia are open for business – and so too is its new production rebate system. Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has set up a subsid...
Number of Frequent Young Moviegoers Plummets in 2013
The number of frequent moviegoers in the all-important 18-24 age group plunged an unprecedented 21% in 2013, according to MPAA annual statistics released Tuesday at Cinemacon, while attendance in the ...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Actor to Co-star With Bradley Cooper in ‘American Sniper’ (EXCLUSIVE)
“Fifty Shades of Grey” and “True Blood” thesp Luke Grimes is in final negotiations to co-star with Bradley Cooper in Warner Bros.’ “American Sniper.” Sienna M...
Insiders: James Goldston Is 95 Percent Likely to Succeed Ben Sherwood at ABC News
The industry was buzzing Monday with the news that Ben Sherwood would replace Anne Sweeney as the head of Disney-ABC's television properties – and just 24 hours later it's pretty clear ...
Quentin Tarantino Accuses Gawker of Fabricating Story About Leaked Script
Quentin Tarantino has accused Gawker Media of fabricating a news story about a leaked copy of his script ”The Hateful Eight” in order to justify linking to a copy of it. In a filing Mon...
Quentin Tarantino Bashes Gawker's Journalistic Ethics in Script Leak Lawsuit
Quentin Tarantino: Oscar-winning filmmaker, occasional actor, and now, journalistic ethicist. Back in January, Tarantino announced that he was nixing his plans to make “The Hateful Eight” ...
‘Unbroken': Universal Pins Oscar Hopes on Angelina Jolie
Universal Pictures is pinning its Oscar hopes on Angelina Jolie and “Unbroken,” the inspiring true story of Olympic athlete and World War II prisoner of war Louis Zamperini. The studio fi...
History's Period Hit 'Vikings' is Renewed for a Third Season
The History channel has just ordered a 10-episode third season of its hit series “Vikings.” There are six episodes remaining in its current second season, which will come to a close Thursday, May ...
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Target Is Washington's Poster Child for Data Breach Debate
Target is quickly becoming the poster child for Washington policymakers anxious to find a solution to curb the growing number of data breaches that steal and compromise the personal information of m...
Watch: Fox Brings Back Jack Bauer in the Trailer for New Miniseries '24: Live Another Day'
On May 5th, Fox is bringing back "24" hero Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) for a 12-hour miniseries that will find the character still operating in real time -- we just won't be seeing every singl...
Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone’s Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals
Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 — far smaller amounts than his rival...

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