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Sofia Coppola to Direct Universal and Working Title’s ‘Little Mermaid’
Sofia Coppola is in negotiations to direct “The Little Mermaid” for Working Title and Universal. Caroline Thompson will rewrite the script with previous drafts penned by Kelly Marcel and A...
Sundance Entry 'Last Days in Vietnam' Gets Theatrical Release
American Experience Films has announced the theatrical release of the new documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," from director Rory Kennedy ("Ethel," "Ghosts of Abu Ghraib"). It will open in New York on ...
Variety’s ‘Muppets’ Cover Appears On ‘Tonight Show’
Kermit the Frog went on Monday’s “The Tonight Show” to discuss his upcoming “Muppets” sequel. And while he and Jimmy Fallon bonded over the awkwardness of a naked frog si...
Why the Viacom-YouTube Case Wasn’t a Giant Waste of Time
It would be tempting to dismiss Viacom’s seven-year litigation against Google and YouTube — alleging a massive conspiracy to illicitly make money from the media company’s content ...
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'Breaking Bad's' Betsy Brandt Joins Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' (Exclusive)
The "Michael J. Fox Show" alum will portray the new secretary to Michael Sheen's Dr. William Masters.read more
‘Glee’s’ Booster Program Stikes Just the Right Notes
While “Glee” has certainly raised the consciousness of primetime auds regarding the importance of music programs in schools and acceptance of LGBT teens, the Gleeks in the cast and behind the scen...
‘Glee’ Breaks New Artists and Turns Kitsch Into Classics
Five seasons, 100 episodes and 62 million song sales later, it’s easy to underestimate just how odd “Glee’s” business model must have looked to songwriters, label execs and music retailers upo...
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Miley Cyrus' Family Tour Bus Catches Fire (Video)
The pop singer's sister Noah posted videos of the bus engulfed in flames.read more
Watch: Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Glazer Discuss Working Together in 'Under the Skin' Featurette
A new featurette has been released for Jonathan Glazer's upcoming movie "Under the Skin." The wonderfully unsettling trailer shows a wigged Scarlett Johansson as an alien luring men into steamy water ...
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Disney Plans Third 'Cars' Movie and Second 'Incredibles' Film
UPDATED: Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger also disclosed during a shareholders meeting that the next "Star Wars" movie will take place 30 years after the events in 1983's "Return of the Jedi."read more ...
New National Theater Trilogy and ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ On Edinburgh Festival’s 2014 Slate
A historical trilogy from two of Britain’s national theaters and a new stage adaptation of “All Quiet on the Western Front” are among the higher profile offerings on tap for the 2014 Edinburgh I...
ABC News Affiliate Helicopter Crash in Seattle Leaves 2 Dead
A crash involving a KOMO news helicopter in Seattle has left two dead and one in critical condition, the Seattle fire department said Tuesday morning. The incident, which occurred near the Seattle Spa...
Must Watch: Alejandro Jodorowsky Explains It All, Including Why George Harrison Wouldn't Get Naked For His Film
Until about a year ago, most people had written off Alejandro Jodorowsky as a figure of the past -- the wild-eyed cult filmmaker behind such midnight movie classics as "El Topo" and "The Holy Mountain...
Hot Docs Announces Full 2014 Lineup
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced the full film line-up for the upcoming 21st edition -- running April 24–May 4 --  at a press conference this morning at the Bloor ...
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TV News Helicopter Crashes Near Seattle's Space Needle; 2 People Dead
A chopper for KOMO-TV crashed outside its building on Tuesday morning.read more
Steve Levitan Extends 20th Century Fox TV Deal for 4 Years
Bill Clinton was in the White House when Steve Levitan signed his first overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. His latest four-year extension will keep the “Modern Family” co-creator at th...
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'Modern Family's' Steve Levitan Inks Rich Overall Deal at 20th TV
The co-creator of the hit family comedy is staying put for at least four more years with a deal that will have him supervise and develop new projects as well.read more
Rolling Stones Cancel Australian Concert in Wake of L'Wren Scott Death
The Rolling Stones cancelled a concert in Australia, leaving their “Down Under” tour in limbo on Tuesday, after lead singer Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott was found dead in ...
5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: The Future of 3D TV, Google Glass Filmmaking and More
1. Vimeo Acquires Cameo: Vimeo has acquired Cameo, a free mobile-cloud based video creation app that allows users to shoot and share films, the company announced today. With Cameo, users can edi...
HBO Comedy 'Doll & Em' Makes The Case For Why You Shouldn't Hire Your Friend To Be Your Assistant
There are real celebrities who've hired their best friends to be their personal assistants, but you have to imagine that it's the rare relationship that could survive the surreal strain of such a set-...

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