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Open Road Ups Jason Cassidy to Chief Marketing Officer, Hires Kaitlyn Vowels
Open Road’s longtime president of marketing Jason Cassidy has been promoted to chief marketing officer. Cassidy will continue to report to Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films. “Jason is a te...
Attention, Filmmakers: The Lower East Side Film Festival Announces Call for Submissions
The Lower East Side Film Festival, dedicated to supporting visionary independent filmmakers from around the world, are calling for submissions. Since its inception over four years ago, the festival ha...
Hollywood Films Fail to Represent Diversity in U.S., Study Shows
Hollywood is not projecting the increasing diversity of the U.S. on the silver screen, according to a USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism study released on Monday. Latinos remain the ...
Broadway Box Office: ‘Newsies’ Circulation Rises in Final Weeks
Disney’s Broadway staging of “Newsies” seems to be reaping the rewards of its rabid fanbase, with its imminent Aug. 24 closing adding sales momentum to weekly box office figures that...
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Maker Studios Snags AOL, Yahoo Execs for Original Content Division (Exclusive)
The Disney-owned digital media firm has hired Gabriel Lewis and Bonnie Pan to its programming division, led by chief content officer Erin McPherson.read more
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Cee Lo Green, Megadeth Concerts in Israel Canceled
UPDATED: The former "The Voice" judge's Aug. 19 show in Jerusalem is one of the latest live performances to be affected by the Gaza conflict.read more
Vince Vaughn on ‘True Detective'? You Guys, Just Cast Someone
Wouldn't it be kind of funny if there is no “True Detective” Season 2 planned, and HBO is just messing with us? That's kind of how it felt Monday as Vince Vaughn was mentioned as t...
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'Arrow' Enlists 'Medium' Star for DC Role in Season 3 (Exclusive)
David Cubitt has joined the CW comic-book drama as a crucial guest star.read more
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6 Suggestions For Sony's 'Spider-Man' Solo Female Hero
If you're wondering just who could take the lead in the newly-announced solo super heroine movie scheduled for 2017, here are six possibilities.read more
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McDonald’s Gets Super-Sized Backlash With Instagram Ads
Just as marketers expect for Instagram to open its advertising platform to the masses soon, a new McDonald’s promo underscores the challenges that marketers may have in nailing ads on the soci...
'Snowpiercer' Speeds Towards $5 Million VOD Gross
When Radius-TWC, The Weinstein Company's boutique label, released "Snowpiercer" on-demand only two weeks after Bong Joon-ho's film hit theaters, Indiewire took notice of the innovative ...
Taylor Kitsch Offered Lead in ‘The Raid’ Remake (Exclusive)
As rumors swirl regarding the second season of HBO's “True Detective,” Taylor Kitsch has been offered the lead in Screen Gems’ English-language remake of “The Raid,”...
New York Post Launches Website to Help Consumers Decide What to Watch
The New York Post and Post Digital Network launched Decider.com Monday, a new website devoted to help the “on-demand generation” figure out what to watch. The stand-alone site intends to u...
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Keke Palmer to Play Cinderella on Broadway
The actress-singer will be the first African American to portray the title character in the stage show.read more
5 Things to Know About Publicist and Bravo's ‘Jersey Belle’ Star Jaime Primak
Entertainment publicist Jaime Primak — the star of new Bravo series, “Jersey Belle” — is a force to be reckoned with. Aside from a sparkling, offbeat personality, the New Jerse...
Fox’s ‘24: Live Another Day’ Finale Surpasses 2010 Series-Ender in Viewership
If it wasn’t already clear that television viewing on non-traditional forms can boost a program’s ratings profile, consider Fox’s “24: Live Another Day” — whose recent ...
‘Nathan For You’ Creepily Pitches Stalking Service ‘Daddy's Watching’ to Dating DNA CEO (Exclusive Video)
Anonymously date away, pretty ladies with daddy issues: Nathan Fielder and his creepy, obviously fake private investigation service have got your backs. Last week on “Nathan For You,” Come...
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Taylor Swift Seems to Hint at New Music With Instagram Tease
What does it mean?read more
Ryan Reynolds Joins Kevin Costner in Thriller ‘Criminal’
Ryan Reynolds has joined Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones in “Criminal,” a thriller from Millennium Films. Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed “The Iceman,” is directing “Crim...
Travis Barker Buys Cheviot Hills Contemporary
BUYER: Travis Barker LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $4,000,000 SIZE: 4,000 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: After more than a decade in a series of multimillion dollar tract...

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