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‘Friends,’ ‘Go On’ Writer Scott Silveri Sets Overall Deal with 20th TV
Comedy writer Scott Silveri has inked a rich three-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Silveri, a highly sought-after showrunner, fielded offers from all of the major TV shops, a sign of the s...
Japan’s Hideo Sakaki Readying Quadruple Amputee Drama
Unfilmable novel about limbless gang boss to hit screens in 2015
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Live-Action 'Dumbo' in the Works From 'Transformers' Writer (Exclusive)
Ehren Kruger is writing the script for Disney and will produce with "Oblivion's" Justin Springer.read more
Emmy Dream Nominees: Comedy Supporting Actors and Actresses
Emmy nominations will be announced on Thursday morning, and we all know what that means: We'll sit in front of the TV and hear the same names we heard last year, and the year before … Also r...
‘Enlightened’ Creator Mike White Praises Procrastination, HBO Model as ‘Definitely the Ideal’ (Video)
Mike White is a writer's writer. So when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences asked him to participate in its new digital series, naturally the topic was writing. Or more accurately, n...
‘Boyhood’ Review: In Richard Linklater's Intimate Epic, Time Keeps on Slippin’ Into the Future (Video)
“On the day that I was born, I started growing old,” begins a song in Richard Linklater‘s extraordinary “Boyhood,” and that's as concise a summary as you need for thi...
FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Mergers
Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV. Hi...
5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Halle Berry is 'Extant' & Amy Poehler's Brother Goes to Sweden
Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV like "The Leftovers" and "Masters of Sex" but what do the other nights have to offer? Every Monday, we bring you five notewort...
James Gunn Just Finished Work on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
Two years after starting the project and less than a month before its release, James Gunn has officially wrapped post-production on “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Gunn announced the news on Fa...
Comedian Bryan Callen Snags Snoozy Calabasas Crib
BUYER: Bryan Callen and Amanda Humphrey LOCATION: Calabasas, Calif. PRICE: $1,307,000 SIZE: 2,754 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: It was first snitched to Your Mama by The Bi...
Harry Potter Producer to Shepherd Movie Based on Reza Aslan’s Controversial ‘Zealot’
David Heyman has come on board to produce a movie adaptation of Reza Aslan’s controversial “Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus Of Nazareth” for Lionsgate. And this one, although it̵...
Twentieth Century Fox Signs ‘Friends’ EP Scott Silveri to Multi-Year Deal
Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc, clear your schedules — Twentieth Century Fox has signed “Friends,” “Joey” and “Go On” executive producer Scott Silveri to an e...
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'Friends' Alum Scott Silveri Jumps to 20th TV
The "Go On" and "Joey" alum moves from Universal Television with a three-year overall deal.read more
James Schamus Writing, David Heyman Producing ‘Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth’
Lionsgate has set David Heyman to produce and James Schamus to write the adaptation of Reza Aslan's bestselling book “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,” an individual fa...
5 TCA Mysteries: Who Will Run Fox, and Star in ‘True Detective'?
Sometimes the Television Critics Association press tour is exactly as dull as it sounds: a lot of critics get together at a lovely hotel and lob softballs at beautiful people onstage, who gamely catch...
AMC Aims to Boost Sales by Installing Fully Reclining Seats in $600 Million Revamp
The AMC theater chain is seeing strong revenue gains as it starts converting about a third of its 5,000 U.S. auditoriums to fully reclining seats. It’s part of a $600 million revamp of the chain...
Marvel's ‘Ant-Man’ Recruits 2 New Writers as Production Start Nears
“Die In a Gunfight” writers Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer are in negotiations to do a quick rewrite of Marvel's “Ant-Man,” which is gearing up to start production next ...
Taylor Swift Writes Op-Ed on the Music Biz: ‘Music Should Not be Free’
Taylor Swift has taken to the Wall Street Journal to pen an op-ed, discussing the music industry at large and its future from the perspective of one of its most popular songstresses. In the piece, Swi...
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Academy Elections: Kerry Washington, Jason Reitman Challenge Incumbents
THR's awards analyst has the inside scoop on the most interesting of the 17 races and the candidates, which include incumbents Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Annette Bening, and challengers such as Geena Dav...
Sarah Palin’s Sportsman Channel Show Renewed for Second Season
The Sportsman Channel has renewed “Amazing America With Sarah Palin” for a second season. According to the the niche cable channel, the show’s first season propelled it to “tri...

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