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Brad Pitt's World War II Drama 'Fury' Moves Up Fall Release Date
The David Ayer-directed film also stars Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lermanread more
HBO to Launch ‘True Blood’ Online Auction with 1,500-Plus Items
As HBO’s “True Blood” ends its seven-season run later this month, the premium cabler is giving fans of the vampire romance-mystery series a chance to own actual props, wardrobe item...
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Twitter's Promoted Video Details Are Coming Into View
Twitter officially unveiled Promoted Video today as a beta product that could be a boon for its revenues when rolled out fully. Specialized has tested the ad unit, and the bicycle manufacturer told ...
Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf War Saga ‘Fury’ Gets New Release Date
Sony has moved up the release of its Brad Pitt-Shia LaBeouf World War II saga “Fury” to Oct. 17. The war drama directed by David Ayer (“Sabotage”) and co-starring Logan Lerman...
The Showrunner Must Go On
The late Aaron Spelling was modest and courtly to a fault. So when asked about his storied career at the TV Critics Assn. tour years ago, he gave most of the credit to the actors, writers and artisans...
First City Fest Trades on Monterey Pop’s Legacy
In summer 1967, the sleepy town of Monterey, Calif., roared to life — hosting the first, and only, Monterey Pop Festival at its county fairgrounds. Jimi Hendrix lit his guitar on fire, Janis Joplin ...
Music Supervisors Wax Eloquent On Art, Craft of Complex Profession
Some of music supervision’s leading lights visited Variety recently to talk shop. Participants included Guild of Music Supervisors president Maureen Crowe (“Chicago,” “The Bodyguard”); Anton...
Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World
Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word “philanthropis...
Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Grants Change Lives, Launch Careers
“Ever since I was a little girl I’ve heard actors I admire thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press in their Golden Globe speeches,” Cal State L.A. student Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni says. “I never co...
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'New Girl' Cable Rights Go to TBS, MTV
The Zooey Deschanel comedy will start airing in 2015 on both networksread more
Seth Meyers on ‘Late Late Show’ Replacement James Corden: ‘He's Such a Wildly Talented Person’
Seth Meyers has a lot to celebrate this month: He's hosting the 66th Emmy Awards right around the same time that he'll celebrate six months behind NBC's “Late Night” desk. The ...
Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell and Chloë Grace Moretz Act Like Kids in Exclusive Poster for 'Laggies'
Earlier this morning, Lynn Shelton's "Laggies" was on the list of films added to the Toronto International Film Festival lineup. Now we can bring you an exclusive look at the film's poster.&...
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TV Ratings: Bear Grylls Gets a Bump on Monday
Three weeks in, the NBC series hits a new high — while Fox's "MasterChef" wins the nightread more
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The 6 Greatest Spokescats in the History of Advertising
If anyone needed proof that catvertising has come into its own, it was the announcement earlier this summer that Grumpy Cat—the sour-faced feline who happens to have 6.3 million Facebook fans&...
Foo Fighters Reveal New Album Name, Track List and Tease Single (Video)
The Foo Fighters next album will be called “Sonic Highways,” and it sounds pretty heavy. The rock band formerly announced the album title — which it shares with upcoming HBO document...
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Robin Williams Remembered by James Lipton, Cheryl Hines, Tributes on Morning Shows
'Good Morning America,' 'Today' and 'CBS This Morning' all devoted a significant portion of Tuesday's episodes to the comedian's deathread more
Tracy Morgan ‘Still Struggling’ Post-Crash, Says Lawyer
Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation facility on July 12, but during a visit to NBC’s “Today” show, the actor’s lawyer revealed that Morgan is “still strugglin...
‘Real Housewives of NYC's’ Heather Thomson: Aviva Drescher Is ‘Ignorant’ and ‘Snobby’
Heather Thomson and Aviva Drescher really go at it on the final installment of Bravo's “The Real Housewives of New York City” reunion specials airing Tuesday. What started with Thomson...
New York Times Journalist Injured In Iraq Helicopter Crash
A New York Times journalist was injured in a helicopter crash in which the pilot died and other passengers were also injured. The Times reported on Wednesday that Alissa J. Rubin, 56, suffered an appa...
‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls,’ ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’ Hits Highs Monday
Shows like Fox’s “MasterChef” and CBS’ “Under the Dome” may have gotten higher ratings, but the standouts on Monday night were opening-hour alternative series ̶...

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