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8 Must-See Robin Williams Performances Streaming on Netflix Now
During his career as an actor, Robin Williams worked with a long list of acclaimed directors including Mike Nichols, Terry Gilliam, Robert Altman and Steven Spielberg. Below you'll find links to some ...
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ABC Family Cancels 'Twisted' After One Season
The network is not moving forward with the mystery dramaread more
Harvey Weinstein Sets Broadway Timeline for ‘Finding Neverland’
“Finding Neverland,” the movie-to-musical adaptation produced by Harvey Weinstein, has penciled in a Broadway schedule, with the production aiming to begin performances in New York in Mar...
New Distribution Company Bleecker Street Launched by Former Focus Co-CEO Andrew Karpen
There is a new outlet for independent film in New York with the launch of Bleecker Street. Founded and run by Andrew Karpen, COO of Focus Features from 2002-2012 before being elevated to co-CEO, Bleec...
Christopher Lloyd, Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Indie Drama ‘The Boat Builder’
Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd, TV veteran Jane Kaczmarek and Denver-based newcomer Tekola Cornetet (pictured above) are set to star in writer-director Arnold Grossman's indie drama “The Boat...
‘Switched at Birth’ Renewed for Season 4
ABC Family has renewed “Switched at Birth” for season 4, the cabler announced Wednesday. “Fans will be clamoring for season 4 and to know what happens with Daphne and Bay after the season 3 fina...
Mobile Payment Options at the Pump Are Growing
VeriFone Systems and retail petroleum technology company Gilbarco Veeder-Root hope to entice customers to pay electronically at the gas pump. The two companies announced a partnership today to offer...
Transcendent Entertainment Sets ‘Magdalena’ for the Bigscreen (EXCLUSIVE)
Los Angeles-based Transcendent Entertainment, run by Peruvian-born Danny Rodriguez, will be taking the little-known true story of Peruvian French resistance member Magdalena Truel to the bigscreen. Th...
Holographic Video: Not Just For the Jetsons Anymore
Vancouver, Canada — The Siggraph computer graphics conference has long been a great place to have your mind blown by futuristic tech, and this year is as trippy as ever. The Emerging Technology ...
‘Rectify': Should Daniel Surrender His Freedom? (Exclusive Video)
Should Daniel Holden give up his newfound freedom? In this exclusive clip from Thursday's “Rectify,” Daniel (Aden Young) admits to his sister Amantha (Abigail Spencer) that he's te...
Peter Jones to Direct ‘The Presidents Club’ Documentary (Exclusive)
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Jones has acquired the rights to “The Presidents Club,” the 2012 New York Times best-selling book by Time editors Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy....
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Soundtrack Takes Over U.S. Album Chart
“Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1” became the second soundtrack for a hit Disney film to top the U.S. album chart last week. The compilation album, released by Disney’s Hollywood Reco...
Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill Embrace New York Fashion Week With One-Act Play
Innovative retail store Opening Ceremony has collaborated with "Her" director Spike Jonze and actor Jonah Hill for their New York Fashion Week runway show. The twosome have cowritten a one a...
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Veenome Releases YouTube Analysis Tool for Brands
To address the need for better data and measurement, viewability and video intelligence platform Veenome has launched a YouTube Channel Content Analytics tool.  Veenome's product will anal...
Editors Strike Against Mark Burnett's ‘Survivor’ For Union Contract
The editors of CBS’ reality TV hit “Survivor” have voted themselves off the job. At least for the time being. The post-production crew for the series halted work on the series, going...
Ex-Focus Features Chief Launches Distribution Company
Andrew Karpen, the former co-CEO of Focus Features, has launched an independent finance and distribution company called Bleecker Street. Financed by Manoj Bhargava, the founder of 5-hour Energy, Blee...
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Thandie Newton Boards HBO's 'Westworld'
The drama pilot stars Anthony Hopkins and counts J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Jerry Weintraub among its producersread more
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Groupon Is Adding 100 Snapchat Followers a Day
Since beginning a Snapchat account one week ago, Groupon has gained 700 followers with daily challenges that give out prizes for interacting with the brand. Groupon started using Snapchat (under th...
Kevin Ward Sr. on Son's Fatal Crash: Apparently, Tony Stewart Was Only Driver Who Didn't See Him
Kevin Ward Sr. has broken his silence about his son's death with a mix of fond remembrances and thinly veiled shots at NASCAR star Tony Stewart, who's dirt-track car struck and killed Kevin Wa...
‘Gold Rush's’ Teen Millionaire Set to Host Epic Two-Hour Retrospective (Exclusive)
“Gold Rush's” wildly popular teenage millionaire Parker Schnabel will host a two-hour special of Discovery Channel's top rated series, TheWrap has learned. Also read: Discovery C...

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