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  • Lionsgate UK Teams with Amazon, Odeon on ‘Hunger Games’ Preview

    British distribution and financing company Lionsgate UK is partnering with Amazon and theatrical exhibition circuit Odeon Cinemas to provide preview screenings of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” in 3-D to customers who purchase their tickets through Amazon Local’s website. Tickets for the…

  • London Film Festival To Kick Off With Star-Studded Suffragette Premiere

    The 59th London Film Festival kicks off in the capital tonight, giving movie buffs a chance to see some of the best unreleased films, classics, documentaries, shorts and world cinema. Among this year’s hot tickets is screenwriter Abi Morgan’s ‘Suffragette’, which launches the festival with a…

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  • IMAX China $248 million IPO saw lukewarm reception from retail investors

    A $248 million Hong Kong IPO from IMAX China Holding Inc, majority-owned by the namesake giant screen movie theater equipment maker, saw particularly weak demand from retail investors, a filing showed on Wednesday. While there have been some signs of improving confidence in the market, with China…

  • Fox probing claims 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives from 20th Century Fox are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico ranch.

    Associated Press
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  • Jason Reitman, ‘Casual’ Creator Share Real Life Story Behind New Hulu Comedy

    Jason Reitman is making his first foray into television with Hulu’s new comedy series “Casual.”

    The Wrap
  • 15 days until Back to the Future Day: Soon you’ll be able to quench your thirst for Pepsi Perfect

    "Back to the Future" fans will finally be able to quench their thirst for Pepsi Perfect when a limited edition collectable of the bottle arrives on October 21, 2015 -- the date Doc and Marty travel to in "Back to the Future Part II."

  • Met Gala Heist Movie in the Works at New Line

    New Line is launching development of a heist movie set at the star-studded annual Met Gala in New York City. The Warner Bros. division picked up the spec script “Met Gala Heist,” written by Gregg Rossen and Brian Sawyer, and set up the project with Michelle Sy. The story focuses on a pair of…

  • Carmike to buy Robert Redford's Sundance Cinemas

    Carmike Cinemas, the nation's fourth-largest theater chain, has agreed to buy Robert Redford's Sundance Cinemas for $36 million.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Facebook Enhances Tools for TV Producers to Engage Fans

    Facebook, eager to encourage more TV shows to use the world’s biggest social platform, has expanded the suite of tools available to producers to connect with viewers. The new tools, which have been tested in early iterations with partners, will let TV production teams introduce live polling and…

  • F. Gary Gray schedules a monster payday as director of 'Furious 8'

    F. Gary Gray had a great summer at the box-office with the surprise hit 'Straight Outta Compton,' and now it looks like he's the studio's choice to direct 'Furious 8'

  • George Lopez Starring in ‘Aloha Santa’

    George Lopez will star in the upcoming comedy “Aloha Santa,” which will begin production in Maui in December. Lopez stars as Chris Cringle, the immature adopted son of Santa Claus, who finds his world turned upside down when his father passes on and leaves the duties of being Santa Claus to him.…

  • New Tax Credits Boost Filming In L.A. In Q3

    California's new film tax credit already is paying dividends in Los Angeles, which saw a 3.8% increase in on-location filming during the third quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year. The first round of TV projects that qualified under the incentives program entered production…

  • How \'The Martian\' Helps Us Dream of Space Once Again

    'The Martian' was more than an Oscar-worthy movie. It represents the endless possibilities for the future of space travel.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Spielberg brings Cold War story 'Bridge of Spies' to silver screen

    Oscar winner Tom Hanks plays a New York lawyer negotiating the release of a U.S. pilot held captive by the Soviet Union during the Cold War in his latest film "Bridge of Spies". Steven Spielberg directs the movie, which is inspired by real events. "What is exciting for me is to have audiences…

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    Parody trailer for Jaws 19

    Universal Studios has released a parody trailer for Jaws 19 as part of the lead-up to the release of the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD

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  • ‘MTP Daily’ Averages 529K Viewers And 73K News Demo Viewers In Week 1

    MTP Daily averaged 529,000 total viewers in its first week on MSNBC at 5 PM ET, 73,000 in the news demo, and dropped by double digits in its timeslot compared to previous week. Specifically, MSNBC fell 19% in the news demo and 14% in overall audience, week to week. The Chuck Todd-hosted weekday…

  • Interviewing the Team Behind Evan's Crime

    Evan's Crime, directed by Sandy Tung, is an independent film about college kid who finds himself in deep trouble for a crime he didn't commit. The film premiered at the 31st Annual Boston Film Festival.Sam: My first question to you is the inspiration for this movie. It's obviously a cautionary tale…

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