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‘Into the Storm’ Stars Recall Wet, Adrenaline-Filled Shoot at New York Premiere
New York City couldn’t muster as much as a breeze at the world premiere of New Line Cinema’s cli-fi action thriller “Into the Storm” at the AMC Lincoln Square on Monday night. ...
‘Big Bang Theory': Production to Resume as Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar Set New Deals
Fans of CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” can sleep a little better tonight. Warner Bros. TV has confirmed that the sitcom will resume production now that contract negotiations for Simon He...
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Rocket Fuel's Deal to Buy [x+1] Propels It Into Marketing Cloud Territory
Rocket Fuel is buying data technology platform [x+1] in a deal that is worth about $200 million. Rocket Fuel also announced quarterly results today, generating $92.6 million in revenue, up 70 percen...
Carrie Brownstein of ‘Portlandia’ to Pen ‘Lost in Austen’ Movie
“Portlandia” star and co-creator Carrie Brownstein has come on board to write a “Lost in Austen” movie, based on the original U.K. series. It’s the first feature writing ...
Mexico’s Dos Corazones Unveils Ambitious, Faith-Based Slate
Seeking to tap the burgeoning faith-based market worldwide, Mexican film and TV company Dos Corazones is producing a slew of English-language pics with $10 million to $50 million budgets, and TV proje...
Relativity Producing Alyson Richman's WWII Romance Tale ‘The Lost Wife’ (Exclusive)
Relativity Studios will produce the adaptation of Alyson Richman's bestselling novel “The Lost Wife” and distribute the movie worldwide. “Serendipity” writer Marc Klein is ...
Marvel Entertainment Sued by Unpaid Intern in Class Action Wage Lawsuit
A former intern filed a class action lawsuit against Marvel Entertainment, LLC on Monday in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, claiming he was “wrongfully” classified and unfairly...
‘Big Bang Theory’ Production Resuming
“The Big Bang Theory” is going back into production Wednesday after a weeklong delay because of contract negotiations with the show's stars. “Production on season 8 of ‘The...
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'Portlandia's' Carrie Brownstein to Finish Nora Ephron Script 'Lost in Austen'
Good Universe has come aboard to produce the feature with Columbia and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions.read more
Color Version of ‘Nebraska’ to Air on Epix
As part of its premiere of Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska,” Paramount Pictures-owned television network Epix is scheduled to show the film on Sunday not only in its theatrical black-and-white forma...
‘Late, Late Show’ Replacement James Corden Has Small Shoes to Fill, Ratings-Wise
James Corden will have to overcome relatively low name recognition when he takes over the “Late, Late Show” from Craig Ferguson next year — but at least he won't face high rating...
‘Into The Storm’ Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “Into the Storm” leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $9.4 million for spots that have a...
Nora Ephron's ‘Lost in Austen’ to Be Finished by ‘Portlandia's’ Carrie Brownstein
“Portlandia” co-creator Carrie Brownstein has landed her first feature writing assignment, as she has been hired to complete Nora Ephron‘s unfinished screenplay “Lost in Austen...
Mob Scene Creative + Productions Sold to Investor Group
Marketing and advertising firm Mob Scene Creative + Productions has inked a deal to sell a majority stake in the Beverly Hills-based company to a private investor group. As part of the transaction, Mo...
Significant ‘Star Wars’ Presence Planned for Disney Theme Parks
The Walt Disney Co. plans for “a far greater ‘Star Wars’ presence” in its theme parks, company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday. The first look at new attractions based on the sci-...
Hulu Launches ‘El Mariachi’ Series, 6 Other MundoFox Shows
Hulu is boosting its programming lineup en Español, launching seven series from Spanish-language broadcaster MundoFox, including episodes from the current season of “El Mariachi.” Hulu is...
Criterion Collection Adds Jonathan Demme's 'A Master Builder' to Library
The Criterion Collection announced that it has added Jonathan Demme's latest film, "A Master Builder," to its library. READ MORE: Abramorama Picks Up Jonathan Demme's 'A Master Builder...
Magical Quarter Helps Disney Post Record Earnings
Thanks to big screen hits and its wide range of other businesses, Disney posted extremely strong financials in the third quarter, including record earnings per share. The company reported on Tuesday t...
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Scott Adkins, Tony Jaa Join WWE Star Dave Bautista in 'Kickboxer'
UPDATED: Ted Fields is producing the 3D remake of the 1989 cult classic.read more
Bill Cosby Leads 2014 New York Comedy Festival Lineup
Bill Cosby will play Carnegie Hall as part of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival, which boasts a lineup that includes new names to the fest such as Amy Schumer and Nick Offerman as well as festiva...

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