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New Regency Hires Marketing Veterans with Awards Season Approaching
With awards season approaching, New Regency has hired industry veterans Jeff Elefterion and Heta Paarte to run the domestic and international marketing departments respectively. Elefterion will serve ...
U.K. Digital Video Firm Rightster to Buy Base79 for Up to $85 Mil, Adds Chad Hurley as Investor
Rightster Group, a U.K.-based digital video distribution and ad network, announced plans to acquire British YouTube multichannel network Base79 for up to £50 million ($85 million) — just the la...
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Yarmulke-Wearing Tom Hanks Busts a Move at Scooter Braun's Wedding (Video)
The Oscar winner danced and lip-synched to Montell Jordan's '90s classic "This Is How We Do It."read more
TV Review: ‘Welcome to Sweden’
“Cute” isn’t always a flattering term in TV circles, but it happily applies to “Welcome to Sweden,” a classic fish-out-of-water concept created by and starring Greg Poehler, whose better-kno...
J.K. Rowling Releases New Online Harry Potter Story with Adult Harry at the Quidditch World Cup
Author J.K. Rowling has posted a new story centered around Harry Potter and his allies from Dumbledore’s Army, and fans can now read the 1500 word piece for free without a Pottermore registratio...
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Viral Kickstarter Potato Salad Campaign to Benefit Charity, 'Do the Most Good' (Video)
Zach "Danger" Brown, who received more than $38,000 in a campaign to raise $10 to make potato salad, stopped by "GMA" to elaborate on his plans.read more
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'Welcome to Sweden': TV Review
NBC's charming new comedy series is based on the real-life experiences of creator Greg Poehler's leap of love across the Atlantic. read more
Project of the Day: 'Inside You'
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the com...
Wizarding World of Harry Potter Opens New Diagon Alley Attraction, Fans Overwhelm Park
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, already a cash cow for Universal Studios in Orlando, is about to make a whole the park a whole lot more gold. Good thing they built a massive Gringotts Bank for th...
Watch: Lea Seydoux and Tahar Rahim Find Love in Radiation Poisoning in Trailer for 'Grand Central'
Who knew that a little dose of radiation could get people so hot? That's the premise behind Rebecca Zlotowski's film "Grand Central," which played in the Un Certain Regard section of last ye...
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Mila Kunis to Be 'A Full-Time Mom' After Her Baby's Born
The actress, currently expecting a child with fiance Ashton Kutcher, explains that acting soon won't be her focus.read more
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'Sharknado 2: The Second One' Trailer Teases 'Tougher' New York Upgrade (Video)
A new featurette sarcastically summarizes the original film, which has "a wannabe Mafioso subplot that has nothing to do with the rest of the movie, but who cares."read more
Fall Festival Preview: 40 Films That Could Debut In Venice, Toronto, Telluride or New York
As Cannes came to a close earlier this summer, speculation and predictions immediately loomed for what was in store for the the major festivals of the very early fall (or, in some cases technica...
How Do Indie Filmmakers Survive in Russia?
The 36th Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF, June 19-28), upstaged by an impending war epic in the Ukraine, took place in a city of rampant construction, filled with new immigrants from all over...
Review: Why Jafar Panahi Was Right to Defy the Iranian Government Again With 'Closed Curtain'
In 2011, shortly after he was banned by the Iranian government from making movies for 20 years, Jafar Panahi pulled off the impossible with "This Is Not a Film," a bold, diary-like productio...
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Pink Floyd Confirms Release of 'Endless River' Album: 'Mainly Ambient, Instrumental'
The October release will be the band's first new album in 20 years.read more
‘King of the Screwups’ in the Works as Series at Alloy
Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a TV series based on K.L. Going’s “King of the Screwups.” Alloy’s president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on...
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YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley Invests in U.K. Online Video Network Firm Rightster
He joins the company's advisory committee as it raises money for two acquisitions.read more
TV Review: ‘Leah Remini: It’s All Relative’
Seemingly terrified to actually be about something, “Leah Remini: It’s All Relative” starts with a potentially interesting concept — the actress having broken with the Church of Scientology ...
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'Pretty Little Liars' 100th Episode: Tyler Blackburn Predicts 'Stunned' Viewers
Will Hanna and Caleb reunite? The actor tells THR that the former lovebirds have a completely "different dynamic than they've experienced before."read more

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