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‘Noah’ Starts Fast With $1.1 Million First Day at Korean Box Office
The Russell Crowe Biblical saga “Noah” got off to a fast start overseas debut. The effects-heavy action epic from Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises took in $1.1 million from 730 s...
'Bad Words' Gets a Reddit-Inspired Exclusive Poster Along With Two New Clips
Jason Bateman's directorial debut "Bad Words" just hit theaters in limited release, and Bateman's found a colorful way to promote his film before it expands on March 21 and 28. Following a Reddit "Ask...
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Patton Oswalt Signs Up for 'Agents of SHIELD'
The comedian and "Young Adult" actor is set to appear in an upcoming episode of the ABC superspy series.read more
ASCAP to Honor Tom Petty at Pop Music Awards
Tom Petty will be honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) with the Founders award during the org’s 31st annual Pop Music Awards. The event, which celebrate...
‘The Grudge’ Receiving Reboot From Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi is re-launching “The Grudge” via his Ghost House Pictures banner along with Good Universe. Producers are Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise, with Roy Lee, Doug Davison, Joe Drake ...
Film Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’
The Rip Van Winkle of Marvel superheroes goes rogue in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” an impressively equal sequel to 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
A&E Pulls Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Breaking Boston’ After One Week
A&E has pulled “Breaking Boston,” a reality program from actor and producer Mark Wahlberg,  from its schedule after just a week on the air, citing “underperformance.” Plan...
‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Review: Superheroic, Yes, But Smart and Subversive Too
(Spoiler Alert: It is nearly impossible to discuss in any detail the merits of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” without giving away a few plot details — which counts as an impre...
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Film Review
Chris Evans returns as the titular superhero in Marvel's sequel.read more
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Box Office: 'Noah' Off to Strong Start in South Korea, Earning $1.1 Million Thursday
UPDATED: Darren Aronofsky's big-budget biblical epic -- inspired by the story of Noah's Ark -- stars Russell Crowe.read more
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Gap Taps Wieden + Kennedy as Lead Creative Agency
Wieden + Kennedy's first campaign for Gap is set to launch in September, following the retailer's hiring of the agency this week. The shop will handle global creative responsibilities&mdash...
Jimmy Fallon, ‘Tonight Show’ Still Rolling in Ratings
Jimmy Kimmel posted gains with a week of shows from Austin, but his ABC latenight show was still no match for NBC’s “Tonight Show,” which remains dominant one month into the run of n...
Patricia Wettig Joins CW’s ‘Identity’ Pilot
“Brothers and Sisters’” Patricia Wettig has joined the cast of the CW pilot “Identity.” From CBS Television Studios, “Identity” is about a young woman asked to investigate a powerful fam...
Kurt Cobain’s Death Investigation Has Not Been Re-Opened
The Seattle Police Department has strongly denied reports claiming local law enforcement officials have re-opened the investigation into the death of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain. A representative ...
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Liberty Overtakes Disney as Most Profitable Media Conglomerate
SNL Kagan says Liberty's fortunes soared in 2013 due to a savvy investment in SiriusXM Radio.read more
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'Wheel of Fortune' Host Pat Sajak Stunned After Contestant Guesses Nearly Impossible Puzzle (Video)
Emil De Leon had only two letters out of a 12-letter phrase to go on, but he guessed it on his first try.read more
FMX Weighs Up Contribution of SFX, Sound in ‘Gravity’
LONDON — FMX, the Stuttgart, Germany-set conference on animation, special effects, vidgames and transmedia, will include four separate presentations on Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity,R...
Liberty Media Ranks as 2013′s Most Profitable Media/Entertainment Company
Liberty Media Corp. emerged as the most profitable media and entertainment company in 2013, according to SNL Kagan’s rankings for the year. Liberty Media’s net income of about $8.99 billion ca...
Tracey Ullman Joins CBS Pilot ‘Good Session’
Tracey Ullman will play an astute, straightforward, yet funny, therapist in the CBS pilot “Good Session,” Variety has learned. The half-hour, single-camera comedy follows a seemingly happy...
‘Brothers & Sisters’ Patricia Wettig Joins CW Pilot From ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Producers
The CW and CBS Television Studios pilot, “Identity,” has found a worthy actress to play the matriarch of its suspect central family. Patricia Wettig will play Liana Grant, the matriarch of...

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