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  • Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Tron 3′

    Disney decided to put the brakes on development of  “Tron 3,” the latest installment of the cult favorite that originated in the 1980s, because the studio could not find a place on its crowded slate as it looked all the way into 2018, according to an executive at the studio. The team that had…

    Variety
  • Watch this now: The best movie of the year is now on YouTube for free

    This summer movie season has been full of action-packed blockbusters, from the highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron to the surprisingly awesome Mad Max: Fury Road, but the best movie of the season isn’t in theaters. Nope, the only way to watch the best movie of the summer is to find it on…

    BGR News
  • Pierce Brosnan’s ‘Survivor’ Premieres for Free With Hoopla App

    Streaming app Hoopla is bringing first-run VOD movies to library patrons of for free, with choices like the brand-new Pierce Brosnan-Milla Jovovich actioner “Survivor” and recent day-and-date VOD release “Welcome to Me,” starring Kristen Wiig. Hoopla Digital allows patrons of dozens of libraries…

    Variety
  • Decoding DC Entertainment's 'DC You' Comic Book Relaunch

    What's on offer as the publisher tries to diversify its superhero line in June.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Overcoming the Fear of the Lion: A Courageous Film About Genetic Testing and Huntington's Disease

    A new documentary, The Lion's Mouth Opens, poignantly captures the precarious journey into genetic self-knowledge by Marianna Palka, a 33-year-old filmmaker-actress. She has decided to test for Huntington's disease (HD), which has been referred to as the "devil of all diseases."Watching a special…

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    Brooke Shields Turns 50: A Look Back at Her Most Iconic Moments (12 photos)

    Brooke Shields, the model and actress best known for saying nothing comes between her and her Calvins in a memorable ad in 1980, turns 50 on May 31. Her famous jeans still fit — at least they did as of last November — but Shields has tried on a lot of other roles throughout the decades. Her are…

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Warner Bros. Acquires Sound Facility Digital Cinema New York

    WB Sound, part of Warner Bros. Post Production Services, has acquired midtown Manhattan sound facility Digital Cinema New York. As part of the acquisition, Warner Bros. has purchased the entire building at 426 West 55th St. to add capacity for servicing third-party clients. DCNY creatives will stay…

    Variety
  • Amal Clooney Has a Stylist After All

    And he's John Galliano's partner.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Emmett/Furla/Oasis Sets Baker Entertainment Deal With ‘Inconceivable’

    EXCLUSIVE: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films partners Randall Emmett and George Furla have made a production pact with newly formed Baker Entertainment Group’s Jonathan Baker and president Mike Burns. Deal calls for them to co-finance and co-produce three films together. That starts with Inconceivable, a…

    Deadline
  • June’s best deals: Movies, doughnuts and paint

    Things start to heat up in June, including summertime sales. Find deals on movie tickets, paint, doughnuts and treats for Dad.

    MarketWatch
  • Top 10 Best Cyber Monday Tv Deals 2014

    Check out some of the best Cyber Monday Tv Deals 2014

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  • Ann Roth Honored at NYWFT's Designing Women

    Even though she loves awards, Meryl Streep did not show up to introduce Ann Roth at last night's New York Women in Film & Television's Designing Women evening, where the legendary costume designer was being honored for lifetime achievement. At a Roth tribute at the Hamptons Film Festival in 2013,…

    Huffington Post
  • James Frey Sci-Fi Book Proposal Has Fox 2000 & Publishers In Launch Mode

    EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a tasty one to end the week. I’m hearing that James Frey has hatched a proposal for an untitled science fiction space franchise: book publishers are hot and bothered, and Fox 2000 is in talks to set it up as a feature with Marisa Paiva overseeing for the studio. The working title…

    Deadline
  • New trailers: Point Break, Black Mass, The Daily Show, and more

    We've done it everyone. We've gone a week without a superhero trailer. At least, so long as you aren't counting superhuman athletes, sleeper secret agents, and The Rock in general. Either way, there's a good mixture of trailers out this week, including some huge films — like Point Break — and some…

    The Verge
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  • STX Entertainment Taps Ex-Marvel Exec As Physical Production Chief

    EXCLUSIVE: STX Entertainment continues to ramp up its exec staff, today tapping Ross Fanger as EVP and Head of Physical Production for the STX Entertainment Motion Picture Group. He will begin work immediately on the studio's slate of 12-15 motion pictures annually, responsible for physical and…

    Deadline
  • Crowdfunding a $4 Billion Market by 2020? Here Are 5 Companies Poised to Benefit

    Jason Best of Crowdfund Capital Advisors estimates the equity crowdfunding business could be that big within four years, with these five companies in prime position to reap the rewards.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Modern Theaters, Hit Local Movies Push Mexico Box Office to New Heights

    With more plush, modern theaters, as well as local producers catering to the crowd, Mexico is becoming an emerging powerhouse at the box office — and that’s good news for the U.S. studios. In the first quarter of 2015, Mexico turnstiles registered a 15.2% rise over the same period in 2014, totaling…

    Variety