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Russell Simmons Says Hollywood Is ‘Segregated’
The early hip-hop producer, Phat Farm clothing line founder and author of “Success Through Stillness” moved from back east to the West Coast earlier this year. “I moved here, so I co...
Matt Lauer Watches Helplessly as a Disqualified Beauty Queen Sobs on ‘Today’ (Video)
Matt Lauer and his co-anchors on “Today” found themselves in an awkward situation Friday when they interviewed a disqualified beauty queen who couldn't stop weeping. Amanda Longacre wo...
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Penny Dreadful Creator John Logan Explains Why He Loves Monsters
One of the most critically beloved new shows on cable, Showtime's Penny Dreadful is written start to finish by Skyfall and Hugo screenwriter John Logan and produced by Sam Mendes, with Eva Green...
Film Review: ‘America: Imagine the World Without Her’
After scoring a surprise box office success with his “2016: Obama’s America,” conservative author and sociopolitical commentator Dinesh D’Souza strikes again with “America: Imagine a World W...
‘Transformers 4' Moviegoing Simulation, Gary Oldman, and Shia LaBeouf Lead This Week's #ICYMI in Pop Culture (Video)
The post ‘Transformers 4' Moviegoing Simulation, Gary Oldman, and Shia LaBeouf Lead This Week's #ICYMI in Pop Culture (Video) appeared first on TheWrap.
Paramount Nabs ‘Frozen’ Animator Lino DiSalvo from Disney
In an ambitious move to expand animation, Paramount Pictures has tapped Lino DiSalvo — who served as head of animation for Disney’s “Frozen” — as the new creative director for Pa...
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Live Nation CEO to Host Barack Obama at Exclusive L.A. Fundraiser
Twenty-five donors who give $32,400 each to the DNC will be allowed to attend a private Q&A with the President at Michael Rapino's Westside home on July 24.read more
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Michael Jackson Documentary Featuring 'Private' Footage Triggers Lawsuit (Exclusive)
Craig Williams seeks to confirm his company has valid rights on unseen footage from a 2007 photo shoot.read more
New ‘Doctor Who’ Teaser Reveals Season 8 Premiere Date (Video)
BBC America announced on Friday that the eighth season of “Doctor Who” will premiere on Sat., August 23, at 8/7 c with a feature-length episode entitled “Deep Breath.” The netw...
CreativeFuture Lines Up Industry Figures in Call for Ad Industry to Address Piracy
Bruce Cohen, Gale Anne Hurd, Spike Lee, Michael London, Lisa Henson, Alec Berg, Marshall Herskovitz, Ken Kamins and Dan Jinks are among the industry figures who have lent their names to a letter to re...
Film Review: ‘Man From Reno’
A bilingual genre two-hander in search of common ground between Haruki Murakami’s low-key alienation and the Coen brothers’ deadpan existentialism.
‘Transformers’ Huge in Box Office Return with Possible $100 Million Weekend
The giant robots of “Transformers: Age of Extinction” stomped impressively into U.S. theaters on Friday with early estimates as high as $100 million for the film’s launch weekend. If...
Louis CK on Late Night TV and the Fun of ‘Fallon’
In a year when tectonic shifts have occurred with departures and arrivals of major talents such as Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Chelsea Handler and David Letterman, veteran...
Bobby Womack, Legendary Soul Singer, Dead at 70
Soul singer Bobby Womack has died, his record company, XL Recordings, confirmed. The cause of death is currently unknown. The singer's career spanned seven decades, several notable collaborations ...
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Paramount's 'Transformers' Marketing: From Oreo to Uber
The fourth installment in the Michael Bay franchise is "the big daddy of partnership opportunities," said Paramount worldwide marketing partnerships executive vp LeeAnne Stables.read more
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'The Strain': FX Changing Controversial Billboards After Negative Reaction
A portion of the billboards featuring a worm coming out of a person's eye will get new artwork.read more
Film Review: ‘A Picture of You’
The pronoun in the title of J.P. Chan’s modest debut feature, “A Picture of You,” refers to the recently deceased mother of a bickering sibling pair who have come together to empty out her house...
Soul Music Legend Bobby Womack Dies at 70
Bobby Womack, the multitalented singer-songwriter-guitarist who left an indelible mark on R&B and soul in the 1960s and ’70s but battled drug addiction in his later years, died Friday at 70,...
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Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies at 70
The iconic R&B/gospel crooner and songwriter was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.read more
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Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Enjoys Strong Friday for Shot at $100 Million Weekend
Mark Wahlberg replaces Shia LaBeouf as star of Paramount's big-budget action franchise.read more

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