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Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – From 2010, the Locarno Fest’s ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America’s dramatic mo...
Neal Brennan Updates Tracy Morgan's Recovery Status on ‘Late Night’ (Video)
Comedian Neal Brennan dropped by “Late Night” on Tuesday night with an update on his friend, Tracy Morgan. The co-creator of “Chappelle's Show” told Seth Meyers that he'...
Cinema Guild To Distribute ‘Princess of France’ (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – The Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Argentine Matias Pineiro’s “The Princess of France,” which opens Locarno’s International Competition on Thursday. The U.S....
Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Visit to ‘The Colbert Report’
Stephen Colbert is used to the crowd chanting his name on “The Colbert Report,” so it was with utter dismay that he had to hear them chanting the name of his surprise guest, Hillary Clinto...
Nicolas Cage Is ‘Left Behind’ to Try and Not Crash a Plane in Latest Post-Apocalyptic Trailer (Video)
The latest post-apocalyptic film, and potential franchise, is the second time the massive best-selling “Left Behind” series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins has been adapted for the big ...
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Hollywood Sex Abuse Accuser Apparently Seeks to Withdraw Case Against Bryan Singer
Michael Egan is also fighting his counsel’s motion to withdraw from the case.read more
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'Frank': Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal Talk 'Liberating' Shoot, Perform Live With Mask (Video)
Domhnall Gleeson, Carla Azar and Francois Civil took the stage after the NYC premiere, with Jack White, Peter Sarsgaard, Marky Ramone and Benjamin Goldwasser in tow.read more
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Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise 'Colbert Report' Appearance (Video)
UPDATED: The former secretary of state bested Stephen Colbert on his own territory.read more
Off Broadway Review: John Lithgow, Annette Bening in ‘King Lear’
John Lithgow has a great gift for playing comedy high (“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”) and low (“3rd Rock from the Sun”). So who would think he’d give us such a piteous Lear? ...
Ricky Gervais Creating Big Screen Sequel for His ‘The Office’ Character
Ricky Gervais is returning to the character of David Brent, made famous on the original UK version of “The Office,” for a follow-up film called “Life on the Road.” It will pick...
Setback to California Incentives? State Senator Signals Opposition to Legislation
Industry backers of legislation to extend California’s film and TV tax credit were taken by surprise by an email sent from the office of State Sen. Kevin de Leon on Tuesday in which his chief of...
Academy Re-Elects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as President
In a move most insiders expected, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as its president on Tuesday. This marks her second term. Officers, including the p...
Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected Academy President
Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been re-elected to a second term as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy announced on Tuesday night. Isaacs, a member of the AMPAS Board of...
Marilyn Burns, Who Starred in ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre,’ Dies at 65
Marilyn Burns, one of the original “scream queens” who starred in Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” died Tuesday in Texas. She was 65 and was found ...
Marilyn Burns, Star of Original ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre', Dead at 64
Marilyn Burns, who gained fame as heroine in the original “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” horror film, has died, TheWrap has confirmed. She was found dead in her home by a family member in Houst...
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'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Star Marilyn Burns Dies at 65
The actress also had cameos in the film's two reboots.read more
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BuzzFeed Names Greg Coleman President
BuzzFeed has appointed Greg Coleman as president, replacing Jon Steinberg, who left the company earlier this year to head up MailOnline’s North American business. Coleman was previously CEO o...
Comedy Central Orders Magic-Based Variety Show Pilot
Comedy Central has ordered a pilot for a weekly variety show — but with a magical twist. “Sleight of Mouth” would star magician and TV host Justin Willman and comes  from Comedy Central...
Robert Redford Sues NY State Over $1.6 Million Tax Bill for Sundance Channel Sale
“All the President's Men” star Robert Redford is once again taking on the government. And this time, it's financial. Redford has filed a lawsuit against the New York State Departme...
Liam Neeson’s Action-Thriller ‘Run All Night’ Set for April 17
Warner Bros. has set Liam Neeson’s action-thriller for April 17 — the fifth major release to land on the date. Neeson stars as an aging hitman forced to take on his former boss to protect ...

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