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Ben Walker to Star in ‘The Moon and the Sun’
“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” Benjamin Walker is set to star in the indie “The Moon and the Sun.” He is joined by Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario and Fan Bingbing. The pic ...
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Andy Serkis to Direct 'Jungle Book' for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)
Serkis is stepping into shoes initially filled by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel"), who fell off the project due to scheduling conflicts.read more
Netflix Slams Comcast for Not Supporting Net Neutrality
Netflix has fired another salvo in the war over net neutrality. The company slammed internet service providers Thursday for trying to turn the web into a tiered system, where richer companies get fast...
‘Greek’ Star Jake McDorman, Real Navy SEALs Join Bradley Cooper's ‘American Sniper’ (Exclusive)
Jake McDorman, who starred on “Greek” and can currently be seen on “Shameless,” is in talks to join Bradley Cooper and Cory Hardrict on the battlefield in Clint Eastwood's ...
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TV Ratings: 'Duck Dynasty' Drops to 16-Month Low Ahead of Finale
The flagging reality hit drops to a new season low, averaging 4.7 million viewers and ranking below this week's episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" in the key demo.read more
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Malaysia Airlines Flight: Local News Station Apologizes for 'Lost' Poster Tweet
KETV in Omaha, Neb., was lambasted online for altering the well-known "Lost" poster to promote its coverage.read more
Cable Pioneer John Hendricks to Retire From Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications founder and chairman John Hendricks will retire in May after 32 years at the helm of one of cable’s pioneering programming companies. Hendricks will formally step down o...
‘Phantom of the Opera’ Welcomes First Black Lead on Broadway
Norm Lewis will be the next Phantom in the multibillion-dollar grossing musical, “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway — making him the first African-American to play the role. Producers said T...
Patton Oswalt to Guest Star on ‘Marvel's’ Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Nerd alert! Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC's comic book drama “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Oswalt will play Agent Eric Koenig,...
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Netflix's Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality
The Netflix CEO wrote in a blog post that the online streamer's recent interconnection deal with Comcast shouldn't be necessary. read more
Jim Carrey Reveals First Poster for ‘Dumb & Dumber To’ (Photo)
The new poster for “Dumb and Dumber To” calls back to a fan-favorite gag from the first film. Jim Carrey tweeted Thursday the infamous, sorbet-orange tuxedo his character Lloyd Christmas r...
HBO In Talks with Lisa Kudrow to Bring 'The Comeback' Back for Season Two
Could life imitate art yet again, or -- more specifically -- could a title come true? Deadline Hollywood reports HBO is in talks with Lisa Kudrow and director Michael Patrick King to bring "The Comeba...
Head-Scratcher: Deadline's Plea for Mel Gibson Omits TV Show Tie Between Actor, Journalist
Many may be surprised to learn that an impassioned plea by freelance journalist Allison Hope Weiner for Hollywood to embrace Mel Gibson last week failed to disclose an additional relationship between ...
‘Captain America’s’ Anthony Mackie Eyes ‘Triple Nine’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Anthony Mackie is in negotiations to join Open Road’s cop drama “Triple Nine,” which John Hillcoat is directing. Mackie would work opposite Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Wins...
Why ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Should Have Ended Years Ago
The time will come in the not-too-distant future when ABC’s “Modern Family” or CBS’s “Big Bang Theory” will have to decide whether to continue for another season or...
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spinoff Switches Directors
The spinoff pilot for the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” has had a switch-up. Pam Fryman, who directed the majority of “HIMYM” episodes and was slated to direct the “...
‘Fifty Shades” Victor Rasuk Joins Kevin Williamson’s CBS Stalker Pilot
Kevin Williamson’s as-yet-to-be-named psychological thriller pilot for CBS has put another man on the case. “Godzilla” and “Fifty Shades of Grey’s” Victor Rasuk wil...
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Actor Victor Rasuk Cast in Kevin Williamson's CBS Stalker Pilot
Kevin Williamson's as-yet-untitled drama pilot for CBS has added Victor Rasuk to its cast. The one-hour drama, which Williamson is writing and directing, is a psychological thriller centered on de...
Mark Wahlberg's A&E Show ‘Breaking Boston’ Yanked After 1 Episode
Mark Wahlberg's relationship with A&E had its ups and downs this week. “Breaking Boston,” the docudrama executive produced by the actor, has been pulled from the network after just...
Discovery Founder and Chairman John Hendricks to Retire in May
Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks will retire as chairman of the company's board of directors on May 16. His retirement date coincides with the network's annual shareholders mee...

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