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Social Media Buzz: ‘Noah’ to Sail Past Schwarzenegger’s ‘Sabotage’ at the Box Office
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend’s new movies a...
Lupita Nyong'o, ‘Veronica Mars’ Help Usher in New Era of Girl Power (Guest Blog)
Oscar season is over, so what does one have to look forward to? Well I had the luck of seeing a troika of girl power-themed movies on the screen that certainly makes the snow melt faster than one can ...
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Fetes Lifetime Achievement Honoree Joe Mantegna
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce presented “Criminal Minds” actor Joe Mantegna with the Lifetime Achievement Award Friday at the org’s 93rd annual installation and awards luncheon at the W Holl...
Film Review: ‘The Winding Stream’
This deftly crafted documentary celebrates a country music dynasty — the Carter and Cash family.
Lance Bass’ KTLA Guest Host Stint Boosts Morning Show Ratings 20 Percent
KTLA nabbed some winning ratings numbers during the week that Lance Bass guested as its entertainment host. The ‘NSYNC alum filled in for KTLA's resident entertainment host Sam Rubin from Mo...
Box Office: Smooth Sailing for ‘Noah’ with $40 Million-Plus Opening
Russell Crowe’s “Noah” looks likely to land above forecasts with an opening U.S. weekend looking at more than $40 million. Paramount-New Regency’s Biblical epic was tracking to...
Film Review: ‘Honeymoon’
A flat and forgettable genre exercise that seems less substantial than the low-budget '50s sci-fiers it recalls.
Study of Two L.A. TV Stations Concludes Channel Sharing ‘Can Be Done’
Two independent Los Angeles TV stations, KLCS-TV and KJLA-TV, have concluded that it is “technically feasible” for them to share the same channel, in a study that could bolster the FCCR...
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'American Horror Story' Enlists Michael Chiklis for 'Freak Show'
The cast and creators of the FX anthology shared highlights from "Coven" and previewed season four during Friday's final night of PaleyFest. Also returning for season four are Gabourey Sidibe and Jami...
Film Review: ‘Above All Else’
John Fiege's documentary chronicles a 2012 grassroots fight in East Texas to halt TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
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Bobby Cannavale, Nia Long in Talks to Join 'Spy'
Melissa McCarthy is starring in the action comedy being directed by Paul Feig. read more
Bobby Cannavale to Join Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne in ‘Spy’ Comedy (Exclusive)
“Boardwalk Empire” star Bobby Cannavale is in negotiations to join Melissa McCarthy and real-life girlfriend Rose Byrne in Paul Feig's new comedy “Spy,” TheWrap has learned...
Russell Simmons’ Stockholm-Set Action-Comedy Ramping Up (EXCLUSIVE)
Fox is gearing up for an untitled action-comedy set in Sweden with Russell Simmons producing. The studio has hired the writing team of Enzo Miletti and Scott Wilson to script the story, centered two d...
NY Times Hires Jonathan Mahler as Media Reporter
The New York Times has hired Jonathan Mahler, a long-term contributor to its Sunday magazine and author of 2006's “Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning,” as a corporate media rep...
Trial Date Set for Producers’ ‘Godzilla’ Suit
A trial date in 2015 has been set for the litigation involving three producers who say they were unfairly tossed off the summer tentpole “Godzilla.” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitche...
‘House of Cards’ Producers Threatened With Property Seizure in Tax Incentive Showdown
The battle of wills between “House of Cards” and the state of Maryland has been kicked up a notch. The state's House of Delegates has adopted budget language allowing the state to seiz...
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Piers Morgan Ends CNN Run With Gun Control Plea: 'I Want More of You to Stay Alive'
The "Piers Morgan Live" host signed off by dismissing critics who have called his positions anti-American and slamming the NRA: "More guns doesn't mean less crime."read more
Legendary Acquires John Shiffman's Book ‘Operation Shakespeare’ (Exclusive)
Legendary Pictures has acquired rights to John Shiffman's novel “Operation Shakespeare,” TheWrap has learned. “Operation Shakespeare” is the true story of a daring internat...
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Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Greet Accepted USC Students With Welcome Video
The music moguls star in a message emailed to admits, in which they say, "We think you're going to do great here."read more
Seoul, You’ve Been Warned: Joss Whedon Apologizes for ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’
Joss Whedon turned to YouTube to warn the citizens of Seoul that filming for “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” will create potential headaches for them when planned action sequences force stre...

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