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Adam McKay to Adapt and Direct Financial Crisis Best-Seller by ‘Moneyball’ Author Michael Lewis
After satirizing the news business with a surreal comedy, Adam McKay will take a more hard-edged look at Wall Street. Paramount announced on Monday that McKay, best known for his work as the writer/di...
‘Good Wife’ Shocking Death: 3 of the Episode's Jaw-Dropping Moments (Video)
Viewers of CBS's “The Good Wife” received an earthquake-sized jolt on Sunday night, when the series (spoiler alert: It really shouldn't need to be said, but stop reading now if you...
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Pinterest Readies for Its Big Ad Business Rollout
Pinterest is the name on the lips of digital advertising execs, brands and just about everyone else in the marketing industry today, as the popular social networking site prepares to launch its much...
ABC News Chief Ben Sherwood to Succeed Anne Sweeney Atop Disney/ABC TV Group
Bob Iger made good on his promise to move quickly in name a successor for Anne Sweeney. ABC News president Ben Sherwood will take the reins as Disney/ABC Television Group early next year after Sweeney...
Ben Sherwood to Replace Anne Sweeney at Disney
ABC News president Ben Sherwood has been tapped to replace outgoing Disney TV chieftain Anne Sweeney on February 1, 2015. Sherwood will begin to transition into the position of co-president, Disney/AB...
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Disney Names Ben Sherwood as Anne Sweeney's Successor
He'll take over as co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group on Feb. 1, 2015.read more
Studiocanal Appoints Duo of Toppers
PARIS– European powerhouse Studiocanal, the outfit behind Liam Neeson starrer “Non Stop” and Cedric Klapisch’s “Chinese Puzzle,”  has tapped Geraldine Gendre as he...
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CinemaCon: Universal Exec Says Film Ceding Too Much Ground to TV
UPDATED: International president David Kosse calls on foreign theater owners to invest in VOD and the digital space as a way to grow their bottom line.read more
‘Noah’ Behind-the-Scenes Preview Mixes Religious Praise With New Footage (Video)
NOAH FEATURETTE with Quotes from Cooke Pictures on Vimeo.In an obvious effort to maximize appeal to religious audiences, Paramount enlisted Christian writer and producer Phil Cooke to produce a behin...
‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Gets Second Trailer (VIDEO)
Fox has released a second trailer for “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” four months after the first. The Marvel saga, directed by Bryan Singer, centers on Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine attemp...
Top 10 Indies in the iTunes Store This Week: 'Nymphomaniac: Volume 1' and 'Cheap Thrills' Hit the List
Each Monday we present you with the most up-to-date list of the top 10 indie movies in the iTunes store, combining rentals and purchases. Oscar winners "12 Years a Slave" and "Dallas Buyers Club" cont...
Cinemark Extends Fandango Deal
Fandango has signed a multi-year contract extension with Cinemark to serve as the theater chain's exclusive online and mobile ticketing partner, the companies said Monday. Headquartered in Texas, ...
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Behind the Scenes of The Good Wife Shocker
If TV’s liveliest time slot weren’t already somewhat paradoxically a-crawl with death, last night’s episode of The Good Wife raised the ante on all things terminal. (Fair warning: ...
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'Good Wife': Hunter Parrish on His Role in the Big Death (Q&A)
"It's an interesting dynamic to go from the kid that everyone loved from that pot show to fully hated," the "Weeds" alum tells THR the day after Sunday's monumental episode.read more
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Deutsch L.A. Lands HTC North America
HTC America has returned to Deutsch L.A. after the smart phone manufacturer left Ogilvy & Mather L.A. late last year. Deutsch was originally awarded the North American business in August of 200...
Why the Strongest Season of 'Girls' Yet Was All About Hannah Horvath
The article below contains spoilers for "Two Plane Rides," the March 23rd, 2014 season three finale of "Girls." "Girls" is an ensemble series, but season three belonged to Lena Dunham's Hannah. While...
ABC’s ‘Resurrection’ Loses Steam, Still Beats Rival Nets; NBC’s ‘Dream Builders’ Weak
It remained Sunday’s top broadcast drama, but ABC rookie “Resurrection” came back to earth on Sunday, falling off in tandem with lead-in “Once Upon a Time.” NBC saw dropo...
The Brilliance of ‘Cosmos’ – Seth MacFarlane Uses His Power for Good
Last night I did something I've never done before: I sat down on the couch, watched some primetime network TV, and learned something new. I learned something pretty amazing, actually. In the next ...
TV Networks Break Into Regular Programming To Report Fate of Malaysia Airline 370
Several broadcast outlets broke into regularly scheduled programming around 10 a.m. eastern  to relay the latest – and seemingly final – details on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight th...
Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Dies at 50
The frontman of heavy metal band Gwar, Dave Brockie, also known for his band name as Oderus Urungus, died Sunday at the age of 50. Band manager Jack Flanagan confirmed the news with a statement Monday...

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