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‘Dallas’ Star Jesse Metcalfe Leads Cast in Legendary’s ‘Dead Rising’ Movie for Crackle
Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Virginia Madsen and Dennis Haysbert will star in “Dead Rising: Watchtower,” the feature-length film that Legendary Digital Media is producing that will debut fi...
Taylor Swift's Personal Services Company Sued for Allegedly Bailing on Chauffeur Bills
Taylor Swift might want to consider using Uber to get around in the future. The “Shake it Off” singer's personal services company, Firefly Entertainment, has been slapped with a lawsui...
Jesse Metcalfe to Star in Zombie Movie ‘Dead Rising’ After Exiting ‘Dallas’
Just weeks after his character was killed off on “Dallas,” Jesse Metcalfe has been cast as the lead in Legendary's Digital Media and Crackle's digital feature “Dead Rising: W...
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The 5 Artiest Simpsons Couch Gags
All hail the dark lord of the twin moons! How quickly we forget what an art school nerd Matt Groening is. Every so often, producers of The Simpsons get one of their stranger pals to offer a unique ...
ABC Orders Family Comedy Pilot From Mandeville, Fred Goss
Mandeville has sold a comedy pilot called “Funhouse” to ABC, with penalty. “Carpoolers” actor Fred Goss will write and executive produce the pilot, which is being produced thro...
Lena Dunham Changes Her Mind, Will Pay Performers on Her Book Tour
Lena Dunham has had a change of heart and announced on Monday that she will pay the seven artists scheduled to perform at several stops on her upcoming book tour. “As an artist raised by artists...
Report: SoftBank May Not Buy DreamWorks Animation After All
SoftBank may be slowly walking away from a potential deal to buy DreamWorks Animation. The Japanese telecommunications and investment conglom is said to be reconsidering an outright purchase of Jeffre...
‘Magic Mike XXL’ Adds Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover
The sequel to Steven Soderbergh‘s surprise hit “Magic Mike” has added two more comedic actors, with Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover joining the male stripper dramedy “Magic M...
Larry David: ‘I Haven’t Given Up the Hope’ for Another Season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
There was no curbing the enthusiasm of audience members during the Q-and-A session portion of Sunday’s Citi Presents Larry David and David Steinberg in Conversation. Some of the more cringe-worthy m...
William H. Macy, Andy Garcia and Emmy Rossum Honored at Catalina Film Festival (Guest Blog)
“Step Brothers” John C. Riley and Will Ferrell would be proud of the wine mixer at this year's Catalina Film Festival. Catalina Island has a film festival, you ask? Yes, yes it does. T...
Reese Witherspoon Sheds Brentwood Compound
SELLER: Reese Witherspoon LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $3,550,000 SIZE: .66 acre (with 3,053 square foot fixer upper) YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Reese Witherspoon and her Hollywood power player husband ...
Sony Nabs ‘Ghost Cop’ Pitch From Writers of Vince Vaughn Comedy ‘The Politician’
Sony Pictures ain't afraid of no ghost, and that includes “Ghost Cop,” a tentatively titled pitch that the studio has acquired in a competitive situation from the writing team of Matt ...
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'Shahs of Sunset:' Unfair Labor Practice Charges Filed Against Bravo After Striking Editors Dropped
IATSE says the network is violating labor lawsread more
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General Electric, Marriott and Condé Nast Weigh in on Digital Storytelling
As social media channels continue to grow, with mobile feeds dominating storytelling, brands like General Electric, Marriott and Conde Nast have had to work out the best way to position themselves o...
‘Awkward’ Hunks Beau Mirchoff and Brett Davern Talk Hooking Up With Older Ladies (Video)
It only took a couple of Scotches on the rocks to loosen up Beau Mirchoff and Brett Davern. The two stars of MTV's teen comedy “Awkward” spilled some sexy plot details that fans can l...
Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph to Star in Diego Luna’s ‘Mr. Pig’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Actor-director-producer Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Blindness,” “2012”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”) will star in Diego Luna’s English-language “Mr....
AMC Networks Closing In on Deal for BBC America Stake
AMC Networks is closing in on a deal to acquire a sizable stake in BBC America for about $200 million. Deal is expected to come together by the end of October. AMC Networks is believed to be grabbing ...
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Jennifer Garner Sells Parenthood Comedy to Fox (Exclusive)
Matthew Nicklaw will pen the scriptread more
Savannah College of Art and Design Buys Production Studio
The Savannah College of Art and Design has purchased the Meddin film studio in Savannah, Ga., for university use, and the studio opened as the Savannah Film Studios for students earlier this month as...
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It's What You Do With Big Data That Counts
Big data can inform creativity but is no substitute for the human ingenuity. To illustrate that point during an Advertising Week panel discussion today, Crispin Porter + Bogusky's Chuck Porter ...

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