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Graphic Video Showing Beheading of American Journalist Released by ISIS
A graphic video posted on YouTube Tuesday by Islamic militants appears to show American photojournalist James Foley being beheaded. The video, which could not be independently verified, was removed f...
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Michael A. Hoey, Producer, Director and Elvis Screenwriter, Dies at 79
The son of a British actor, he also wrote, produced and helmed the 1966 film 'The Navy vs. the Night Monsters'read more
Benedict Cumberbatch Joins WB's ‘Jungle Book’ as Voice of Shere Khan
Benedict Cumberbatch will trade in his deerstalker to earn his stripes as the voice of man-eating tiger Shere Khan in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's “The Jungle Book....
Al Jazeera Says Al Gore’s Claims of Fraud Are ‘Blatantly False’
Al Jazeera pushed back on Al Gore and Joel Hyatt’s lawsuit over the sale of Current TV, contending that their claims that Al Jazeera engaged in fraud in withholding tens of millions in payments ...
‘Tropical Sunday’ Director Fabián Ribezzo on Maputo's Street Children: TheWrap's ShortList Quickie
“A Tropical Sunday,” one of 12 finalists in TheWrap‘s 2014 ShortList Film Festival, reflects a very grim reality: Not every child grows up in a loving home. In the case of the chara...
Penske Media Purchases Conde Nast's Fairchild Fashion Media Including Women's Wear Daily
Penske Media Corporation has acquired Conde Nast's Fairchild Fashion Media. The sale includes Fairchild's Women's Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and the Fairchild Summits. Fairc...
Condé Nast Sells Fairchild Fashion Media to Penske
In an effort to refocus on its consumer brands, Condé Nast is selling Fairchild Fashion Media—owner of B-to-B publications Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News and Beauty, Inc.&m...
‘All My Children's’ Alicia Minshew Throws Expert Shade on USA's ‘Royal Pains’ (Exclusive Video)
“All My Children” star Alicia Minshew throws spectacular shade toward a woman her character believes is having sex with her husband on Tuesday's episode of USA Network's “Roy...
Top 20 Rated: Robin Williams Special, ‘Last Comic Standing’ Finale Make Appearances
The usual suspects topped last week's ratings rankings, as CBS’ “Big Brother” bested NBC's “America's Got Talent.” “Big Brother” Sunday and Tuesda...
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Legendary and Universal's 'Krampus,' 'Spectral' Nab Release Dates
Director Kevin Smith has a dueling Krampus project tilted 'Anti-Claus'read more
Rich Sullivan in Final Negotiations to Head to Bob Simonds’ Studio
Rich Sullivan, DreamWorks Animation’s deputy chief financial officer, is said to be departing and heading to the still unnamed studio led by Robert Simonds, multiple sources close to both studi...
‘Nightcrawler’ Release Pushed Back After ‘Fury’ Moves
Open Road Films will push back the release of Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Nightcrawler” by two weeks. The crime thriller will debut on Oct. 31, as opposed to Oct. 17, when it was set to debut...
Dwayne Johnson Says He’ll Play Role in ‘Shazam’
Dwayne Johnson has stated that he will play a role in an upcoming Warner Bros. and DC Comics movie about the superhero Shazam, according to the Associated Press. However, the question of which role h...
Showbiz Democrats Rally to Keep Party’s Grip on Senate in Midterm Elections
One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s online attack ads against Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisan...
Netflix Inks Time Warner Cable Pact to Pay for Direct Internet Connections
Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed bandwidth to deliver its streaming-video service to the cable operator’s broadband users, following similar deals with Comcast, AT&...
Michael Brown Funeral to Be Held Monday
The funeral for Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager whose fatal shooting by a police officer has sparked a week of protests in Ferguson, Mo., will be held Aug. 25, his family's attorney said...
Jake Gyllenhaal's ‘Nightcrawler’ Moves to Halloween, Avoids Brad Pitt's ‘Fury’
Open Road Films has moved the Jake Gyllenhaal movie “Nightcrawler” from Oct. 17 to Oct. 31, meaning the film will be released nationwide on Halloween. The Oct. 17 date became especially cr...
ITV Studios America Nabs First-Look Deal With Intellectual Artist Management
ITV Studios America, the U.S. arm of U.K. television producer and distributor ITV Studios, has secured a first-look development deal for scripted and unscripted television series with Intellectual Art...
Cinemax's ‘The Knick’ Ratings Climb in Second Week
“The Knick” is showing definite signs of ratings health. The Cinemax series, which stars Clive Owen as a drug-dependent doctor in 1900, grew appreciably in the ratings with its second epis...
FilmOn X Founder Alki David Sued for Alleged Battery and Fraud
Alki David, founder of Internet TV service FilmOn X, has been sued once again. In court documents filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, plaintiff Joshua Skinner accused David of negligence, ba...

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