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Czech Rep. Sees Jump in Foreign Production Spend as Incentives Hiked
Czech film bizzers are reporting a healthy jump in foreign productions and a new “more business-like” approach to the country’s production incentives, which have been boosted by CZK 300 million ...
‘Lego Movie’ Parody is a Terrifying Protest Against Oil Companies (Video)
Suddenly, the “Lego Movie” feels like the prologue to a horrible tragedy. Greenpeace on Tuesday released a new video that parodied the massive hit Warner Bros. film, the organization's...
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'Sharknado' Video Game Arriving With Syfy Sequel (Exclusive)
An app inspired by the cult B-movie will be released to coincide with the franchise's July 30 return to the cable network.read more
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Home Shopping Network Looks to Entertainment Programming, Promotes Bill Brand
The HSNi chief marketing officer also assumes the role of president of the retail network as it puts greater emphasis on the content of its commerce. read more
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China's Online Video Site Sohu to Screen 20 U.S. TV Shows, Including 'Conan' and 'Masters of Sex'
Sohu.com's CEO says Chinese audiences love U.S. TV. read more
J.K. Rowling Posts New Harry Potter Story, With Adult Harry at the Quidditch World Cup
Seven years after his last appearance, Harry Potter has returned. Like his original adoring fans, the boy wizard is all grown up in this new 1500-word chapter from author J.K. Rowling, which was publi...
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J.K. Rowling Reunites Older Harry Potter With Hogwarts Friends in Pottermore Post
UPDATED: The author's new story, set at the final of the Quidditch World Cup, briefly crashed her Pottermore website.read more
Alan Rickman, Richard Gere, And Matt Bomer Set To Attend Italy’s Giffoni Children’s Fest
ROME – Alan Rickman, Richard Gere, and a trio of hot younger Hollywood stars will be feted by Italy’s Giffoni Film Festival for children, the unique event where children from all over the ...
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Lance Armstrong: Six Surprising Moments From His 'Esquire' Interview
The disgraced sports star is as combative as ever, but he's mostly given up cycling and spends a lot of his time on the golf course, sipping "Lanceritas."read more
To Get Viewers For ‘Satisfaction,’ USA Tries Turning Show’s Themes Into Hot Topic
The storyline of USA’s new drama “Satisfaction” sounds compelling: Upon discovering his wife is seeing a male escort, her husband tests the occupation as well. But the NBCUniversal-owned network...
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Halle Berry Tells David Letterman She Believes in Aliens (Video)
The "Extant" star also spilled the beans about her character's pregnancy in space, while Jimmy Fallon and Crosby, Stills & Nash sang Iggy Azalea's "Fancy."read more
Korea’s ‘Detective K’ Heads for Sequel
Period comedy crime hit to become franchise
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Ad of the Day: Skyy Vodka Gives You Cosmic Tips on Having a Better Night Out
Renowned ad critic Neil deGrasse Tyson should really be the one reviewing Skyy Vodka's new ads from Venables Bell & Partners, but we'll fill in for him this time. The spots, which break...
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Mexico's Televisa Reports Higher Profit on World Cup Ad Sales, Univision Royalties
The TV giant is cashing in big time on futbol fever.read more
India-Canada Co-Production Treaty Takes Effect
Films to be considered as local content in both countries
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Wimbledon: Men's Final Draws Fewer, Tournament More Tweets Than in 2013
The London tennis event attracted more than 6 million tweets overall, up from 5.7 million.read more
Samsung Deal Helps EzyFlix Heat Up Race for Australia’s Online Video Users
VoD and EST services now fully compatible with Android and iOS devices
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World Cup Ticket Scam Probe Leads to Arrest of CEO of FIFA Partner (Report)
Brazilian police say they also arrested members of a group that may have operated at four World Cups and is believed to have earned as much as $90 million per tournament.read more
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South Korean Law to Protect Young K-Pop Stars From Sexualization, Overwork
The country's notoriously unregulated entertainment industry will have to guarantee minors the right to sleep, learn and say no to being sexualized beginning July 29.read more
School of Film Agents Unveils Sophomore Session Participants
The School of Film Agents unveiled the participants for its sophomore session at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Tuesday. The workshop program Sofa will take place in Wroclaw, Poland, from Aug...

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