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‘Tusk’ at Toronto: Kevin Smith Blasts Marvel; Justin Long Scares His Dog; And How the Film Landed Johnny Depp (Video)
“Tusk” writer-director Kevin Smith and stars Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment and Genesis Rodriguez took time out of their busy schedules to shoot TheWrap's “Drinking With the Star...
Adam Sandler's ‘The Cobbler’ Heading to Image Entertainment in $3.5 Million Deal
Image Entertainment has acquired US rights to “The Cobbler” for $3.5 million, an individual with knowledge of the negotiations has told TheWrap. Focus Features and A24 were also in the mix...
Toronto: Bill Murray, ‘The Judge’ on Top in Fest Social Media Analysis
Bill Murray is a social media “festival hero” for the Toronto Film Festival with more than 29,000 mentions in the first five days of the fest, according to a social media analysis by firm ...
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How Joan Rivers Raised Millions for People Living With HIV/AIDS
'I don't think she understood how she touched people,' says philanthropist Blaine Trumpread more
Video: How Keith Olbermann Could Inflame Tensions Between ESPN, NFL
The NFL is facing no shortage of criticism in the wake of the release of a video depicting Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancée. ESPN commentator Keith Olbermann went so far as...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Tells David Muir: Steve Jobs’ DNA ‘Runs Through All of Us’
Watch more news videos | Latest world newsWhat was Steve Jobs greatest legacy? Apple CEO Tim Cook told ABC anchor David Muir that one of Jobs' greatest gifts to mankind was Apple itself. Cook an...
Toronto: Image Acquires Adam Sandler’s ‘The Cobbler’
RLJ/Image Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Adam Sandler’s fantastical “The Cobbler” for $3.5 million. The deal was closed Tuesday at the Toronto Film Festival, several days ...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Calls Second Ray Rice Video ‘Sickening’
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is breaking his silence about the video depicting Ray Rice hitting then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an elevator, condemning the contents of the tape — but denying th...
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Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker, Tom Bernard to Receive Legion of Honor
The duo will be presented with France's highest military and civil honor on Sept. 22read more
Microsoft Close to Buying ‘Minecraft’ Maker for $2 Billion
Microsoft is in talks to buy Swedish gamemaker Mojang AB, behind the wildly popular “Minecraft” games, for $2 billion. Should the deal occur, it would mark the largest acquisition for Saty...
Discovery Warns FCC of ‘Critical Issues’ With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of “critical issues” it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. D...
Toronto Fest Buyers Beware: Last Year's Pickups Fizzled at the Box Office
Based on the box office performance of last year's pickups at the Toronto International Film Festival, acquisition executives busily brandishing their checkbooks at this year's fest may want t...
‘Teen Wolf’ Season 4 Finale Scares Up 1.5 Million Viewers
MTV's Season 4 “Teen Wolf” finale nabbed 1.5 million total viewers at 10 p.m. on Monday night, a lower-than-usual number. In the music channel's key 18-34 demographic, the season-e...
‘Catfish’ Star Nev Schulman Fires Back at Criticism Over Ray Rice Elevator Selfie
“Catfish” star Nev Schulman hit back at critics who blasted him for tweeting an elevator selfie just hours after NFL star Ray Rice's graphic assault video was leaked Monday. Coincident...
Fox News Suffers Setback in TVEyes Lawsuit
Fox News Network has been handed some bad news in its lawsuit against the video subscription service TVEyes. U.S. District Court Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in New York struck down a good portion of Fo...
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'Beyond the Lights' Star Joins Will Smith in NFL Concussion Movie
Ridley Scott is producingread more
Paul Rudd Replaces Jeff Bridges as Hyundai’s Celebrity Spokesman
Paul Rudd is in the driver’s seat at Hyundai as the carmaker’s new pitchman, replacing Jeff Bridges who has been the voice of the carmaker’s commercials since 2007. Rudd’s deal...
5 Random Questions About Apple's New Gadgets From Hollywood
Now that Apple has either thrilled or disappointed you with its latest tech wizardry, it's time to start asking the important questions like: How safe are my credit cards on Apple Pay, and is the ...
Zac Efron, Robert De Niro’s ‘Dirty Grandpa’ Set for Christmas 2015
Lionsgate has set a Christmas 2015 release date for the Robert De Niro-Zac Efron comedy tentatively titled “Dirty Grandpa.” The project came together less than a week ago with Bill Block’s Q...
Are Toronto's Big Deals, ‘Top Five’ and ‘While We're Young,’ Worth the Money?
Chris Rock‘s “Top Five” and Noah Baumbach‘s “While We're Young” have landed two of the most lucrative deals of this year's Toronto International Film Festiv...

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