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Watch: Fanboy Kevin Smith Explains Why He Cried On A 'Star Wars' Set Visit
Last week Kevin Smith was invited to the set of J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars Episode VII." While there, the famed director of films such as "Clerks," "Chasing Amy" and "D...
Fox Challenges Dish Network’s Sling Service
Bolstered by a victory for broadcasters against Aereo last month, Fox on Monday challenged the legality of a Dish Network feature that allows subscribers to watch station feeds on devices outside the ...
Lewis Black to Loop Fans Into Live, On-Stage Rant Online
Acerbic comic Lewis Black, in a stunt designed to drive up paying fan-club memberships, will invite viewers watching his live performance over the Internet this weekend to submit topics — ab...
Taye Diggs Joining CBS’ ‘The Good Wife’
CBS’ “The Good Wife” has cast Taye Diggs for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming Season 6. Diggs will play Dean Levine-Wilkins, an equity partner at Lockhart/Gardner. His character w...
Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult Fight Over Water – and Elle Fanning – in First ‘Young Ones’ Trailer (Video)
“The Young Ones” is another entry into the hot dystopian genre, but this one sees Michael Shannon and Nicholas Hoult in a desperate battle for water — and the fate of Elle Fanning &...
ABC News Rules Ratings in Key Demo During Second Quarter
ABC News is making key personnel changes at a time of ratings strength, with the division enjoying success across various dayparts this spring. In the recently completed second quarter, the division c...
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Mercedes to Sell $1 Million S-Class
The stretched "Pullman" version of Mercedez-Benz's flagship model will be the world's most expensive sedan when introduced in 2015.read more
British Film Institute Ties Funds to Diversity Goals
The British Film Institute has implemented new requirements to ensure that productions that are supported by U.K. Lottery funding through the BFI Film Fund reflect the diversity of the country. Starti...
Maria Menounos, Keven Undergaro Form Movie Podcast Network With Schmoes Know (Exclusive)
Schmoeville is about to get a global zip code, as the popular movie-loving community Schmoes Know is teaming up with AfterBuzz TV creators Maria Menounos and Keven Undergaro to launch the Schmoes Know...
Motovun Film Festival Announces Lineup for 17th Year
Held in the small Croatian village of Motovun, the Motovun Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 17th annual celebration. This year’s outing aims to return to the event’s activist roots. ...
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Sun Valley: 5 Possible Deals Likely to Be Discussed
The chief executives from Disney, Fox, Time Warner and more are expected to attend the annual gathering, where talk of mergers and acquisitions is commonplace.read more
George Morrison, Acting Teacher to Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dies at 92
George Morrison, an acting teacher and director who trained, worked with, and inspired great actors including Gene Hackman, Edie Falco, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Klugman, Sandy Dennis, Judy Collins, Susan ...
John Walsh Takes on NRA, Vows to Continue Piers Morgan's Gun-Control Campaign on CNN
Piers Morgan is gone from CNN, but new host John Walsh plans to continue his campaign for gun control. Besides hosting “America's Most Wanted” and advocating for victims’ rights,...
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Sam Waterston Joins Netflix's Jane Fonda-Lily Tomlin Comedy (Exclusive)
The "Newsroom" alum will play Tomlin's gay husband in "Grace and Frankie."read more
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Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande Manager Scooter Braun Marries Yael Cohen in Canada
The pair tied the knot this past weekend, hosting a star-studded soiree complete with Bieber performances and A-List appearances. read more
Why the Middle Ground is Now a Cemetery: The Cautionary Tale of NBC's 'Crisis'
[Spoilers for "Crisis" through to the series finale follow. (Though you may not care.)] Dearly beloved, we gather here today to remember a show that very few people have heard of, and f...
Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces Sundance Winner Dawn Porter As New Advisory Board Member
Chicken & Egg Pictures, a non-profit film fund which supports female non-fiction filmmakers, has today announced five new advisory board members: Michelle Byrd (Principal, Run ...
‘Superman Returns’ Star Brandon Routh Joins Cast of CW's ‘Arrow’
“Superman Returns” star Brandon Routh has been tapped to play yet another superhero — The Atom — in the third season of “Arrow,” TheWrap has confirmed. He joins the...
Sun Valley: Cable Consolidation, Murdoch and Digital Disruption Among Big Themes
Media and technology moguls are jetting to Sun Valley, Idaho this week for mountainside pressing of the flesh and potentially some deal-making. The exclusive confab, sponsored by investment bank Allen...
Viewster Announces Global Winners of Online Film Festival
Online video service Viewster has announced the winners of the second edition of the Viewster Online Film Festival. Centering on the theme “Relationship Status: It’s Complicated,” pa...

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