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HBO Docs Picks Up Rights to Tribeca Film Festival Entry 'The Newburgh Sting'
Who says you have to go to a festival to get your film picked up? Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, who already have a relationship with HBO after working on "Southern Comfort" and "The Cheshire Murder...
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Josh Elliott Gets 'Good Morning America' Sendoff on Heels of His Departure (Video)
The former news anchor, who just took a job with NBC Sports, made his final appearance on ABC's morning show last week.read more
Ratings: CBS Edges Out Fox as ‘Criminal Minds’ Beats ‘Idol’ for First Time
CBS won Wednesday in a squeaker over Fox, thanks to “Criminal Minds” topping “American Idol” for the first time ever in the singing competition's second hour. CBS was first...
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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Speculation Centers on Unknown Oxford Actress
The production is meeting with actors in London as it tries to find its cast before shooting begins in May. read more
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Kohl Norville Becomes Motive's First Content Director
Kohl Norville believes the best branded content is participatory—whether it's a concert or surprise event—and in his new role as content director for Motive he aims to find new ways ...
The 'Nymphomaniac' Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need To Know About Lars von Trier’s Epic Study of Sexual Obsession
As anyone who's seen Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" can tell you, there’s a helluva lot to potentially discuss. With the second Volume opening theatrically in the U.S. this Friday (it's already ava...
‘Mario Kart 8' Trailer Has the Need for Speed – And a Killer Piranha Plant Weapon (Video)
Nintendo Wii U gamers: Start your engines! The trailer for the latest installment — the eighth — in the wildly successful “Mario Kart” franchise hit the web on Thursday. See vi...
Jon Stewart: GM Let 13 People Die to Save 57 Cents Per Car
Jon Stewart says GM took years to fix an ignition key flaw in its cars that has killed at least 13 people. The cost of the defective part: 57 cents. Also read: Jon Stewart Mocks Flight 370 News From C...
Michael Dietz Signs First-Look Deal with ITV’s High Noon
Reality competition producer Michael Dietz is ready to play ball with High Noon Entertainment, signing with the company on a first-look production deal for his Lucky Butterfly shingle. This marks the...
Toni Braxton to Star as '20 Feet From Stardom' Subject Darlene Love in OWN Biopic
It's been quite a journey for Darlene Love, the exceptionally talented vocalist who was recently one of the subjects in the Oscar-winning documentary "20 Feet from Stardom." Following an induction to ...
Lionsgate, TMG Ink Expanded Output Pact for Summit Pix
LONDON — Lionsgate has inked an expanded multiyear output pact with Tele Muenchen Group covering the distribution of its Summit label films in Germany and Austria in all media, the two companies...
WWE Studios Finally Finds its Footing in Hollywood
For a decade, WWE has wrestled with the kind of movies it wants to make, shifting from actioners and horror fare headlined by wrestlers John Cena, Kane and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin to silly comed...
‘WrestleMania’ Celebrates 30 Years as WWE Pins Down Big Deals, Bright Future
The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.’s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vinc...
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'RightThisMinute' Gets Upgrade on 10 Fox Stations
The viral video show will be seen daily in New York, L.A. and Chicago for the first time beginning September.read more
Has Found Footage Horror Entered a New Stage? 15 Years After 'Blair Witch Project,' 'Afflicted' Makes the Case
Almost 15 years since "The Blair Witch Project" pretended to document an ill-fated journey into the woods, its impact is felt more deeply than ever. The found footage horror genre technically pre-date...
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Lionsgate Extends Summit Output Deal with Germany's Tele Munchen Group
The multi-year-deal gives TMG all rights to Summit titles for Germany and Austria.read more
Watch: The Trailer You Need to See Before You Die of '1001 Films You Need to See Before You Die'
That was really meta. Or maybe not. In any event, this trailer is everything a film buff could want and more. The music, the lines, the shots, all bring about the warm, tingly feeling that some like t...
Heroines of Cinema: How Judi Dench Became a Box-Office Phenomenon In 10 Easy Steps
All last month, box office headlines were rightly trumpeting the success of “Frozen” in becoming the first $1 billion dollar animated movie (and the first woman-directed film to hit ten figures). ...
The 5 Best Filmmaking Moments on 'Game of Thrones'
Praise for the cinematic splendor of the blockbuster HBO show "Game of Thrones" is a dime a dozen these days, yet many of the program's admirers would rather talk about plot, theme and characterizatio...
Pierce Brosnan Back in Action as Relativity Acquires 'November Man'
Relativity has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for "November Man," directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Brosnan, Olga Kurylenko, and Luke Bracey. Donaldson has a good working relationship wi...

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