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  • Angelina Jolie Reveals Son Maddox Has a New After-School Job

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's son Maddox turns 14 next week, but he's already entered the workforce.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Teen Clairvoyant Delivers Messages From Beyond In E!’s ‘Hollywood Teen Medium’

    E! is peering into the beyond with Hollywood Teen Medium (wt). The eight-episode hour-long series follows 19-year-old celebrity medium Tyler Henry, as he balances his unique abilities with trying to be a regular teenager. With one foot in the supernatural world and one in Hollywood, viewers will…

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  • Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog. The company's pitch is to lure…

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  • "Pixels" Could Still Be a Box Office Win for Sony

    Adam Sandler has lost his mojo. The one-time box office leader has struggled to find an audience with recent misses, including Blended and That's My Boy. Aside from the ensemble piece Grown Ups 2 and the ...

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  • MyLifeAsEva Headlines Fullscreen All-Female Live Fall Tour of YouTube Stars

    MyLifeAsEva, the nom-de-Net of beauty-and-fashion vlogger Eva Gutowski, will be among the featured digital stars in Fullscreen’s “Girls Night In” 20-city tour this fall. The multichannel network’s all-femme tour is the latest example of how famous Internet personalities are branching into other…

    Variety
  • ‘Wet Hot American Summer’: Oral History Details False Starts, Faking Camp Firewood

    Creators and co-writers David Wain and Michael Showalter, members of ’90s MTV sketch group “The State,” premiered “Wet Hot American Summer” — featuring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and Amy Poehler — at Sundance in 2001. The summer-camp satire, set in 1981, floundered in limited release. But…

    Variety
  • Relativity on brink of bankruptcy, layoffs to start this week

    Three weeks after an 11th-hour deal promised to keep Relativity afloat for another year, the Beverly Hills, California, studio is poised to declare bankruptcy. Chairman and CEO Ryan Kavanaugh is expected to announce a decision today. Meanwhile, the 11-year-old company is preparing to lay off a…

    American City Business Journals
  • Venice Film Festival marks 72nd edition with star lineup

    ROME (Reuters) - The Venice Film Festival revealed a star-studded lineup for its 72nd annual edition on Wednesday with top Hollywood names center stage in a wide selection of U.S. and international movies. The world's oldest film festival will open with "Everest", starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira…

    Reuters
  • Why Streaming Movies Are Becoming the New Direct-To-Video

    "All Creatures Big and Small" debuted this month on Google Play before a limited theater release, despite some big-name voice talent.

    Forbes
  • Movie Villains 'Discriminate' Against Bald Men, Claims Bald Man

    Of the recent (and historical) bald villians, he points out Jeff Bridges’ Obadiah Stane in the first ‘Iron Man’, Jesse Eisenberg, Gene Hackman and Kevin Spacey’s Lex Luthors, Darth Vader, Bane, Freddie Kruger and Ming the Merciless. Not only are these all villains, often they’re found to be facing…

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    ShowBiz Minute: Jolie, Depardieu, Damon

    Angelina Jolie's son Maddox to help his mother with her next movie; Ukraine bans Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years; Matt Damon's 'The Martian' to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. (July 29)

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  • Film Review: ‘Little from the Fish Shop’

    Sebastian, Disney's calypso-inclined crustacean, may despair at "Little from the Fish Shop," a sly update of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" in which his catchy counsel to remain underwater goes entirely unheeded.

    Variety
  • Five Nights at Freddy's Movie Gets Oscar-Nominated Director

    Warner Bros. taps Gil Kenan, director of the new Poltergeist remake, to direct the upcoming movie.

    GameSpot
  • Ridley Scott, Jean-Marc Vallee head Toronto filmfest lineup

    Organizers of the annual Toronto International Film Festival unveiled an ambitious lineup Tuesday leading off with psychological drama "Demolition" by Canadian director Jean-Marc Vallee. "Alien" director Ridley Scott's eagerly-awaited space adventure "The Martian" will also be among the highlights…

    AFP
  • Christina Applegate’s Enduring Appeal

    The gifted comedic actress opens up about her new film ‘Vacation,’ why she’s interested in a ‘Married… with Children’ revival, and her fascination with Chris Hemsworth’s abs.

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  • Wanted Bank Robber Caught After Appearing In Horror Movie

    A wanted bank robber with dreams of becoming a movie star has been caught after appearing in a low-budget horror movie. Jason Stange, 44 (pictured above), had been on the run since last year, after he violated his probation by leaving a halfway house in Spokane, Washington, without permission. -…

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  • '13 Hours' Trailer: Michael Bay's Benghazi Film Is Surprisingly Emotional, Still Has Huge Explosions

    "When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right." With 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, director Michael Bay has turned his focus away from fantasy and sci-fi and is turning his eye for tense, chaotic action toward a gritty, violent, real-life story. 13 Hours…

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  • Zack Snyder On Justice League, Solo Movies & Wider DC Universe

    Warner Bros’ DC Cinematic Universe began with ‘Man of Steel’, will continue to expand with 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and will fully come together in 2017’s 'Justice League’. “What we are doing is ground up all the way,” said Snyder as part of an Empire Magazine feature on 'Dawn of…

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