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8 Under-the-Radar Summer Movies We're Excited to See
Summer is around the corner, which means that blockbuster movies and their ubiquitous brand partnerships will soon stage a full-on assault on your senses. Superheroes, transforming trucks, mutant amph...
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Golf Digest Continues Its Quest to Make Golf Sexy
Is Golf Digest the new Maxim? Probably not, but the magazine sure has been making waves recently with a string of racy (by Golf Digest standards, at least) cover photos. A few months back, the C...
Watch: Teaser for AIDS Drama 'The Normal Heart' Features a Frantic Mark Ruffalo and Julia Roberts
Eleven years ago, HBO Films released their extraordinary miniseries of Tony Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer-winning play "Angels in America," a story of heavenly visitors during the AIDS crisis in t...
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Italy Cinema Icon Franco Zeffirelli Unveils New Book
The 91-year-old director of "Romeo and Juliet" and "The Taming of the Shrew" held court with reporters at his villa on the outskirts of Rome. read more
MGM, James Bond Producers Sue Universal Over ‘Section 6′ Project
MGM and James Bond producers Danjaq have filed a copyright infringement suit against NBCUniversal claiming that the studio’s “Section 6″ feature project is a rip off of the lucrative...
The Indiewire Springboard: 'The Babadook' Writer-Director Jennifer Kent on Telling Horror Stories from a Female Perspective
Every Friday, Indiewire's new Springboard column will profile an up-and-comer in the indie world who deserves your attention. Select profiles will include photography by Daniel Bergeron, exclusive...
These Are Your Movie Options This Weekend. What Will You See?
These days, the number of indies premiering on a weekly basis can be both thrilling and intimidating. To help sift through the number of new releases (independent or otherwise), we've created the Week...
Attention New Yorkers: Here's Your Chance to Film Your City
"Your Day. Your City. Your Future." is a 24-hour, city-wide film collaboration project inviting both professional and amateur filmmakers to document their Big Apple lives.  Created by the same gr...
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Nick Offerman to Rule 'Confederacy of Dunces'
The "Parks and Recreation" star will play New Orleans pariah Ignatius J. Reilly in an industry-only workshop reading of Jeffrey Hatcher's stage adaptation, which is aiming for Broadway.read more ...
Hong Kong Filmmaker Pang Ho-cheung Isn’t Afraid of a Twisted Plot
Pang Ho-cheung is an unlikely hero. Nerdy and not flashy, he could be overlooked in a crowd. But to look past him would be to miss his self-assuredness and inner drive. His films are technically polis...
Film Biz Can Learn a Few Things From the Music Industry When It Comes to Piracy
Thank God we’re in the music business. We’ve already been through the transition; we’ve already been pushed back to zero. We’re in an era of rebirth so strong that if you think the music busin...
Fremantle Italia’s Business Model Focuses on Format, Puts Corporate Sponsorship Into Budget Mix
The boldest new format that FremantleMedia will be hawking at Mip is Italy’s “Masterpiece,” touted as the world’s first talent show for wannabe writers. Perhaps more important, “Masterpiece...
International Star You Should Know: Moran Atias
CLAIM TO FAME Israeli-born Moran Atias became known to U.S. auds as Inez in Paul Haggis’ 2008 series “Crash” on Starz. She also teamed with Haggis on 2010 thriller “The Next Three Days.” INN...
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'Raising Hope' Showrunner Bids Farewell to Fox Comedy (Guest Column)
"The hardest part of this job wasn’t doing it, it was realizing that I won’t be doing it again next season," Mike Mariano writes.read more
Summer Movies Forecast: Can Spider-Man, Transformers and Godzilla Smash Records?
Hollywood's busiest time of the year is just around the corner, with nearly a dozen sequels scheduled to steamroll into movie theaters from May until the end of August. But will this summer be the...
‘Spider-Man’ Stars Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx Play Dirty Game of ‘Never Have I Ever’ With Ellen (Video)
Emma Stone revealed she has never, ever had a one-night stand while playing “Never Have I Ever” with Ellen DeGeneres and “Amazing Spider-Man 2” co-stars Andrew Garfield and Jam...
Judy McGrath’s Astronauts Wanted Hires Chernin Group’s Billy Parks as Content Chief
Astronauts Wanted: No Experience Necessary, the millennial-targeted media joint venture between Judy McGrath and Sony Music Entertainment, has hired Billy Parks, Chernin Group’s EVP digital prod...
Kate Bosworth’s Horror-Thriller ‘Somnia’ Getting U.S. Distribution
Relativity Media has bought U.S. distribution rights to Mike Flanagan’s horror-thriller “Somnia,” starring Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane and Annabeth Gish. Production began in November....
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Veteran AP Photographer Killed in Afghanistan, Reporter Wounded
German photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot dead sitting in a car when an Afghan policeman opened fire; reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded but is in stable condition.read more
Milo Ventimiglia and Rachel Melvin to Star in the Indie ‘Madtown’
Milo Ventimiglia and Rachel Melvin are set to star in the indie drama “Madtown.” The pic will be written and directed by Charles Moore with Steven Campanella, Liz Duchez, David Spodak and ...

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