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Toronto: The Exchange to Sell Intl. Rights to ‘Dear White People’ (EXCLUSIVE)
The Exchange has come on board to sell international rights to the campus comedy “Dear White People,” starting at Toronto. “People” won the U.S. dramatic special jury award for breakthrough ta...
Former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg Returning to Helm of His Media Empire
After several successful years as president and chief executive officer of Bloomberg L.P., Daniel Doctoroff will step down at the end of the year to make room for the returning Michael Bloomberg. Fres...
‘Game of Thrones': Key Characters May Sit Out Next Season
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” will be missing a few main characters next season, according to one of the show’s actors. Kristian Nairn, who plays the giant Hodor on the series, told ...
‘Hansel and Gretel’ Live-Action Movie in the Works From ‘Hundred-Foot Journey’ Producer (EXCLUSIVE)
Juliet Blake, who teamed with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg on “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” is developing a live-action “Hansel and Gretel” movie. Blake, through her Four C...
Slain Journalist Steven Sotloff's Family Speaks Out: ‘He Was No War Junkie’
Steven Sotloff's family wants the world to remember the slain journalist as a “mere man who wanted to give a voice to those who had none,” who was repeatedly drawn back to the ongoing ...
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Sources: DreamWorks Eyes Turner's Michael Wright for Top Job (Exclusive)
Sources say he will head up TV and filmread more
Michael Bloomberg to Return as Head of Media Company
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead Bloomberg LP, the media empire he founded and which he remains its majority shareholder. The company said that Daniel Doctoroff will step a...
CNN Topples MSNBC in August Ratings – But Fox News Is Still No. 1
Thanks to an August chock full of breaking news, CNN is once again No. 2 among cable news networks, topping MSNBC in both the all-important news demo and total viewers. Fox News predictably topped bot...
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Al Pacino Is Washed Up in the Trailer for 'The Humbling'
Preview gives new meaning to "break a leg"read more
Clock Strikes Midnight for Broadway’s ‘Cinderella’
Time’s up for Broadway’s “Cinderella,” which will close at the end of the year following a guest stint by “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes. The upcoming closing looked to ...
Disney Tries to Prevent Deadmau5’s Mouse Ears Trademark
The Walt Disney Co. has filed an objection to musician deadmau5’s effort to trademark his signature logo, claiming that the musician’s stylized mouse ears is too similar to its iconic bran...
NeNe Leakes to Make Broadway Debut in ‘Cinderella’
NeNe Leakes is set to join the cast of “Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella” before the clock strikes midnight on the show. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star is curr...
Margot Robbie in Talks to Star in DreamWorks’ ‘Ghost in the Shell’ (Exclusive)
Margot Robbie is in early talks to star in “Ghost in the Shell,” which Rupert Sanders is directing for DreamWorks, multiple individuals familiar with the project told TheWrap. A live-actio...
Comcast, TW Cable Set Shareholder Votes, Name for Charter Spinoff Company
As the merger review process inches along at the FCC, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have set October dates for their respective shareholder votes on the blockbuster $45.2 billion union of the nation&#...
Chris Messina’s ‘Alex of Venice’ Gets Distribution
Screen Media Films has acquired worldwide rights to “Alex of Venice,” actor Chris Messina’s directorial debut, for a release in the first half of 2015. Messina also stars, along with M...
‘The View’ Taps Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace to Round Out Panel
“The View” makeover is complete, as actress Rosie Perez and Republican PR vet Nicolle Wallace are said to be close to deals to join the ABC daytime talkshow alongside Rosie O’Donnell...
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Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Taking Back the Reins at Bloomberg News
He replaces Daniel Doctoroff, his former deputy mayor, who became frustrated when the founder returned to the global news companyread more
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Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace Joining 'The View'
The show will look very different following a summer shakeupread more
Brittany Murphy's Dad Defends Attacks Against Lifetime's Biopic Star Amanda Fuller: ‘Those Are My Opinions’
The drama surrounding Lifetime's upcoming biopic, “The Brittany Murphy Story,” hasn't been confined to the small screen. Murphy's father, Angelo Bertolotti, has expressed his u...
Gottfried John, ‘GoldenEye’ Villain, Fassbinder Actor, Dies at 72
Gottfried John, who portrayed villainous Gen. Arkady Grigorovich Ourumov in the James Bond film “GoldenEye,” starring Pierce Brosnan, and was assocciated with German filmmaker Rainer Werne...

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