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Calle Luna Bows Colombia’s First Movie World Sales Company (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – Launching Colombia’s first world sales operation for movies – in a country where films are hard put to recoup from domestic – Colombia’s Calle Luna Producciones has inked inter...
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International Stars Remember Lauren Bacall
Hugh Jackman, Roger Moore, Liz Hurley among the stars from around the globe who have paid tribute to the iconread more
Former Omelet Executive Steven Amato Launches New Content Company, Contend
Former Omelet Studios chief Steven Amato announced a new business venture on Tuesday. The president and chief content officer of Omelet left the award-winning company he co-founded in 2004 to launch a...
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Jimmy Fallon Reenacts 'Dead Poets Society' for Robin Williams Tribute
Conan O'Brien and Seth Meyers also honored the late actorread more
Lauren Bacall: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Her Early Career
From the moment she puckered up in “To Have and Have Not,” Lauren Bacall was a formidable player whose every move was tracked in the pages of Variety. The biz’s interest in all things Bacall onl...
Justin Bieber DUI Plea Deal Includes Anger Management Course, $500,000 Charitable Donation
Justin Bieber is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday in relation to his Florida arrest in January 2013. As part of the deal, a DUI charge against him will be dropped. Instead, Bieber will accept a g...
Brittany Murphy Biopic Coming to Lifetime, Starring Amanda Fuller
Nearly five years after her untimely death at the age of 32, Brittany Murphy is getting a biopic of her life made. The film will broadcast on Lifetime on Saturday, September 6. Amanda Fuller, best kno...
Arcade Fire, Alex Ebert, Pharrell Williams Among World Soundtrack Awards Nominees
Film music novices Alex Ebert, Arcade Fire and Pharrell Williams are among the first-time nominees competing at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards on Oct. 25, the culmination of Film Fest Ghent. The fir...
Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to ‘Mirror Has Two Faces’ Co-Star Lauren Bacall
After the passing of Lauren Bacall on Tuesday, Barbra Streisand remembered her on-screen partner and friend. The two entertainment icons co-starred in the 1996 romantic comedy “The Mirror Has Tw...
Justin Bieber Will Not Serve Jail Time In DUI Case
Justin Bieber will plead guilty on Wednesday to less severe charges resulting from his arrest in South Florida for driving under the influence and what was described as an illegal drag race, according...
European Producers Launch Bridging The Dragon Initiative To Forge Closer Ties With Chinese Film Industry (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – The European and Chinese film industries are looking to forge closer ties through a groundbreaking new initiative called Bridging the Dragon being launched by Italian multi-hyphenate C...
Rush Limbaugh Concerned Media Coverage of Robin Williams’ Death Could Lead to Copycat Suicides
On Rush Limbaugh's radio show Tuesday, he was asked about the apparent suicide of Robin Williams. A caller said that the media used to downplay celebrity suicide, but that this has changed, surmis...
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Twitter Says Over 13 Million Accounts May Be Bots and Fakes
Updated: The initial version of this story reported that 23 million Twitter users were bots, based on the 8.5 percent of Twitter users who use an automatic platform to access the service. While so...
Melbourne Festival Adds Robin Williams Tribute
Ongoing Australian festival joins the global mourning for lost star
PS4 Sales, SharePlay Give Sony Stock a Boost
Games score and firmware update give company rare good news
Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz to Shine in ‘The Light Between Oceans’
Drama to shoot in New Zealand from September.
Robin Williams Remembered: A Moviegoer’s Greatest Dad
It seems entirely appropriate that my first viewing of “Aladdin” (1992) remains one of my most vivid impressions of Robin Williams onscreen, even if isn’t actually Robin Williams onscreen....
Bogart & Bacall: Screen Pairings Don’t Get Any Bigger & Better
Everyone is entitled to a favorite screen pairing – Taylor and Burton, Hepburn and Tracy, R2D2 and C3PO – but they simply don’t get any better than Bogart and Bacall. Lauren Bacall – the survi...
IMG Sports Chief George Pyne Exits to Raise $500 Million to Buy Companies
IMG Sports and Entertainment president George Pyne is leaving the newly combined WME/IMG, the agency disclosed Tuesday, marking the most prominent post-merger defection yet. Pyne has retained Allen &#...
Lauren Bacall's Movie Legacy: 5 Performances You Might Have Missed (Video)
With each passing year, we lose more of the few remaining screen legends who were key players during the golden age of Hollywood, and the passing of Lauren Bacall this week at the age of 89 feels like...

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