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5 Ways to Prepare for Being on Discovery's ‘Naked and Afraid’
The producers of Discovery Channel's “Naked and Afraid” insist that they didn't create the show to be sensational, but rather to add a new level of challenge to the survivalist rea...
Big Beach Films Launches TV Division Headed by IFC’s Dan Pasternack (EXCLUSIVE)
Big Beach Films, the 10-year-old film production and financing shingle, is launching a TV division to be headed by former IFC exec Dan Pasternack. The Gotham-based company run by Peter Saraf and Marc ...
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Green Day's Mike Dirnt to Produce Indie Film 'Crickets' (Exclusive)
Alfredo Botello wrote the script about two estranged brothers, one of whom is dying of a terminal illness.read more
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BBC America, 'Downton Abbey' Maker to Co-Produce Historical Drama 'Last Kingdom'
The adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's best-selling book series The Saxon Stories, which has drawn comparisons to "Game of Thrones," will air on BBC Two in the U.K.read more
A Miami-Based Group Wants a Little Bit of Your Time to Shoot a Remake of 'Scarface'
We know you're an expert in crowdfunding, but the  non-profit Borscht is now trying to engage in, if you will, crowdfilming. The group, which provides grants for filmmakers and hosts the biannual...
Watch: Richard Linklater Demonstrates How to Stab a Straw in the Brain in Alamo Drafthouse PSA
Alamo Drafthouse has added Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" to its Drafthouse Recommends roster, which is a screening series that spotlights first-run titles that the Drafthouse team loves and ...
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Digital to Pass 25% of Global Media Spend for First Time
Marketers will continue to pour more money into mobile and digital this year. According to a new report from eMarketer, spending on digital advertising globally will swell 16.7 percent this ye...
Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase ‘Normal Heart,’ ‘Fargo’
Two white-hot productions — HBO’s “The Normal Heart” and FX’s “Fargo” — explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy ...
‘The Flash’: Robbie Amell Cast as Firestorm
“The Flash” cast has received another super boost, with Robbie Amell set to remain in the CW family after landing the recurring role of Ronnie Raymond (aka Firestorm) in the “Arrow&#...
TV Review: ‘The Strain’
FX is so steeped in brooding drama, the comicbook-y roots of “The Strain” feel mildly off brand, but also like a breath of fresh air. While there’s not much new to be done with the vampire genre...
‘Hunger Games’ Teaser: The Mockingjay Lives
The latest teaser trailer for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1″ has an important message for the citizens of Panem: unity. While President Snow’s (Donald Sutherland) late...
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'The Flash': Robbie Amell Joins as Major DC Comics Superhero
He reunites with "Tomorrow People" producer Greg Berlanti for a meaty role on the "Arrow" spinoff.read more
Ari Emanuel's Bad Week at IMG: CFO Peter Klein Exits, Multimillion-Dollar Kentucky Deal Flames Out
Nobody said it was going to be easy for Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell to take over the giant sports talent agency IMG, but this week it just got significantly harder. Peter Klein, the finance exec...
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Nielsen Exec: Don't Expect to Be Impressed by Impact of Mobile TV Ratings
Nielsen has declared itself "open for business" in terms of tracking TV viewing on smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets. But don’t expect those numbers, which will be av...
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New 'Hunger Games' Promo Promises 'The Mockingjay Lives' (Video)
The third film in the Lionsgate franchise hits theaters on Nov. 21.read more
New ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Teaser: ‘The Mockingjay Lives’ (Video)
President Snow is projecting confidence, but his plans are about to get scrambled. See video: First ‘Mockingjay’ Teaser Is a Warning From President Snow, Featuring Kidnapped Peeta  The l...
‘Game of Thrones': Here Are the Characters You Talked About Most Last Season (Infographic)
The most talked-about character on “Game of Thrones” last season didn't even have to die to get your attention. TVShow Time, a site dedicated to tracking, commenting and watching your ...
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Bradley Cooper's Broadway Return in 'The Elephant Man' Delayed
Dates of the highly anticipated revival, which also stars Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, have been pushed back a month due to scheduling conflicts.read more
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Elle.com Veteran Amina Akhtar Heads to TheFashionSpot
Former Elle.com executive editor Amina Akhtar has landed at theFashionSpot, where she will be taking over as editorial director. "TheFashionSpot is an essential fashion industry source which i...
‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Blasts Past $600 Million at Worldwide Box Office
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” has crossed the $600 million mark in worldwide grosses, Paramount said Wednesday. Michael Bay's rampaging robot sequel has brought in $185.3 million d...

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