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Toronto: Sierra/Affinity to Sell Foreign Rights to Mae Whitman’s ‘The DUFF’
Sierra/Affinity is launching international sales of CBS Films’ teen comedy “The DUFF,” starring Mae Whitman in the title role. Bella Thorne, Allison Janney, Robbie Amell, Bianca Santos, ...
Venice Film Review: ‘From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses’
Exceptionally beautiful restored film clips are the main reason to see Ruediger Suchsland’s “From Caligari to Hitler. German Cinema in the Age of the Masses.” More an illustration of a prolix th...
Longtime Broadway Firm Aurora Prods. Taps New President
Aurora Productions, the prominent Broadway company that specializes in theatrical production management and technical supervision, has a new president in Ben Heller, who steps into the post followin...
Toronto: FilmNation Beefs Up With Ben Browning
Aiming to grow its slate, FilmNation Entertainment has hired veteran producer Ben Browning as co-president of production and acquisitions. The hire was announced at the Toronto Film Festival. Browning...
NBC Names Joe Scarborough Senior Political Analyst, ‘Meet the Press’ Contributor
Joe Scarborough, the host of MSNBC's “Morning Joe,” is expanding his role at NBC News as senior political analyst and regular contributor to “Meet the Press,” the network a...
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Joan Rivers' "Can We Talk?" Catchphrase Explained
An interview clip features the late legend tracing the roots of her three magic wordsread more
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Axe Gets Pumped for Mondays and Wednesdays in Flashy Ads From BBH
IDEA: Thank God it's Wednesday? Unless you're the Geico camel, you've never uttered those words. And Monday's even worse, particularly if you're not that into football. But Axe ...
Peter Gallagher Joins ‘Law & Order: SVU’
“Covert Affairs'” Peter Gallagher is trading espionage for policing the streets and is joining the upcoming season of “Law & Order: SVU.” The film, television and stage act...
Team ‘Mulaney’ Has a Standup Time at Promo Showcase
The cast and producers of Fox’s upcoming comedy “Mulaney” showed off their standup skills Thursday night at the Coronet theater in Hollywood to promote the sitcom toplined by former ...
Joe Scarborough To Join NBC’s ‘Meet The Press’ In Bid To Broaden Appeal
Now Joe Scarborough has to get up on Sunday mornings, too. Scarborough, the host of MSNBC’s weekday morning political-roundtable program “Morning Joe,” will join the ranks of NBCR...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Responds to Hollywood's Nude Photo Leaks, Promises Security Fix
Hollywood stars that suffered through the leak of intimate photos earned a quasi mea culpa from Apple CEO Tim Cook. Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Cook said that the company was working to ad...
Venice Film Review: ‘The Postman’s White Nights’
An isolated village in Russia’s far north is the setting for Andrei Konchalovsky’s “The Postman’s White Nights,” a fiction feature informed by reality with a cast largely composed of non-pro...
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Joe Scarborough Named 'Meet the Press' Contributor, NBC News Senior Political Analyst
The 'Morning Joe' host was known to have been lobbying for the 'Meet the Press' host jobread more
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Martin Scorsese's 'The 50 Year Argument' Trailer Puts New York Review of Books Next to Playboy
"We were not seeking to be part of an establishment, we were seeking to examine establishments"read more
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Oscars: Japan Nominates 'The Light Shines Only There' in Foreign-Language Category
Mipo Oh won the best director honor for the film in Montreal earlier this weekread more
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Garth Brooks Creates Digital Music Partnership
The country star is one of the last holdouts refusing to put his music on iTunesread more
Toronto: ‘By Way of Helena’ Casts William Hurt and Alice Braga, Gets Intl. Sales Agent (EXCLUSIVE)
William Hurt and Alice Braga have joined the cast of revenge thriller “By Way of Helena,” which also stars Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson. WestEnd Films has boarded the film as international s...
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Toronto: First Controversial Drone Movie Strikes, Questions U.S. Policy
'Good Kill' is making its world premiere at Venice Film Festival before heading for Torontoread more
‘The Identical’ Review: Twin Elvises + Judeo-Christian Messaging = ‘Oogieloves’ For Adults
“The Identical” gives us a premise so bonkers that one can only wish John Waters had gotten a crack at it: identical-twin Elvises, one spiritual and one profane, as though the “How G...
Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman Insult Each Other In Honor of Joan Rivers (Video)
After giving an honest and heartfelt tribute to Joan Rivers at the top of his show, Jimmy Kimmel gave her the sort of sendoff that she really would have appreciated. The “Live!” host broug...

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