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Amazon CFO Thomas Szkutak to Retire
Brian Olsavsky will succeed him at the e-tail and online video companyread more
Stephen Colbert Explains Origins of That ‘Captain America’ Shield on ‘Colbert Report’ Set (Video)
Long before Marvel made Stephen Colbert the Falcon, the comic book publisher gifted the comedian with a Captain America shield, which can be seen nightly on the set of “The Colbert Report.”...
Ion, EOne Team for New Episodes of Medical Drama ‘Saving Hope’
Ion TV has picked up new episodes of Canadian medical drama “Saving Hope” in a production pact with Entertainment One. The CTV series, now heading into its third season, previously aired o...
‘Flight of the Conchords’ Star Jemaine Clement Developing New HBO Series
“Flight of the Conchords” star Jemaine Clement is returning to HBO, but contrary to popular assumption, it won't be for more “Flight of the Conchords.” The New Zealand come...
Singapore’s ‘1965’ To Shoot From November
Long-gestating historical action picture to be ready in time for country's 50th anniversary celebrations
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Todd Grantham Leaves Goodby to Run DDB California
New DDB California president and CEO Todd Grantham has spent the bulk of his career at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Grantham joined Goodby in 1996 and has held a series of account leadership...
TIFF: 9 Actors Who Directed Films Playing at This Year's Festival
From trailblazers such as Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles, to the fiercely independent John Cassavetes, to award favorites like Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck, actors directing films is nothing new. ...
Watch: Ethan Hawke and Ed Harris Brush Up Their Shakespeare in New 'Cymbeline' Trailer
Michael Almereyda's modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s "Cymbeline" was just picked up yesterday by Grindstone Entertainment, after world premiering at the Venice Film Festival. Now in the ...
Andrew W.K. Hosting Kids Show for Maker.TV
Disney-owned Maker Studios, which creates online videos for millenials, announced the new Andrew W.K.-hosted kids series “Meet Me at the Reck, ” in which the “Party Hard” rocke...
‘Mockingjay’ Movies Set for eOne in Canada, Australia, Spain as Lionsgate Renews Output Deal
Entertainment One and Lionsgate have extended and expanded their feature film output agreements in Canada, Australia and Spain through 2018. The deal has covered the launch of “The Hunger Games...
TV Review: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ The Final Season
Any past nitpicking about slow starts is obliterated by “Boardwalk Empire’s” opening flurry, as the show attacks its final season with admirable gusto. Looking even more sweeping and cinematic t...
Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Finds a Home with The Weinstein Company
Of course, nobody's really surprised about the news given Tarantino's history with the Weinsteins, who have teamed with the filmmaker throughout his career, starting at Miramax with his debut, "R...
Antipode Picks Up Venice Player ‘The Postman’s White Nights’
LONDON — Antipode Sales & Distribution has picked up global sales rights to Andrei Konchalovsky’s “The Postman’s White Nights,” which will have its world premiere in competition at t...
Samsung Unveils Virtual-Reality Headset Built with Facebook’s Oculus
Samsung Electronics launched a virtual-reality wearable headset technology — the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, built in partnership with Facebook’s Oculus — as the consumer-elec...
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Watch Two Minutes of 'Big Hero 6': Pain Ratings and Puberty
"It is alright to cry, crying is a natural response to pain"read more
‘Marvel Super Hero September’ Puts Spotlight on Characters Outside Theaters
Does Marvel have a new franchise with “Marvel Super Hero September?” In one of the more ambitious marketing efforts launched around characters or a popular franchise since Lucasfilm’...
Venice Film Review: ‘Bypass’
Characterization is the principal element left on the roadside in "Bypass," an artsy slab of British urban miserablism that remains oddly unmoving despite its surfeit of onscreen suffering.
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Who Pays $3.2M For a Superman Comic, Anyway?
It's a bird, it's a plane... it's a whole lot of moneyread more
Hollywood Publicists Scramble, But There's Little Defense Against Nude Photo Hacking
This is Hollywood's very own horror story. The cache of private, nude photos stolen from A-List actresses and uploaded for public consumption has the industry shaking over the security of its star...
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What Makes for an Unforgettable Celebrity Ad? Share Your Thoughts at #AdweekChat
In the not-too-distant past, Hollywood A-Listers had to sneak off overseas to make easy money in advertising. But today, the stigma is lifting, and celebrity endorsements are everywhere you look. D...

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