David L Robinson

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has a new Casey Jones, and the casting is perfect

    Arrow's Stephen Amell has been cast as Casey Jones in the upcoming sequel to the 2014 film, reports Variety. Paramount did not comment to Variety. The rebooted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film was, to put it nicely, not nearly as bad as it could have been.

    Polygon
  • Porsche blames driver in crash that killed actor Paul Walker

    By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - The driver was to blame in the fiery crash of a Porsche sports car that killed actor Paul Walker in California in 2013, not design defects with the car, attorneys for the German automaker said this week. Walker was a passenger in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven…

    Reuters
  • 6 Amazing Albums Inspired by Movies

    These 6 albums were all inspired by films the artists viewed or worked on.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.

    Associated Press
  • UTA Signs ‘The Office’ And ‘Hangover’ Star Ed Helms

    EXCLUSIVE: UTA has just signed Ed Helms, one of the strong names on the client lists of Jason Heyman and Martin Lesak, who were chief among the five comedy department brain trust agents who left CAA yesterday and joined UTA. Helms, star of The Office, The Hangover and We’re The Millers, next…

    Deadline
  • Starz To Launch OTT Service Starz Play Arabia Across Middle East

    Starz officially launches Starz Play Arabia, its subscription online video service across 17 countries in the Middle East, on April 2. The service will carry Starz shows such as Black Sails and Spartacus, as well as other studio and indie content. The platform has been developed and launched in…

    Deadline
  • See the beginnings of NWA in new trailer for Straight Outta Compton

    The NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton hits theaters this summer, and a second trailer for the film is making its debut this afternoon. The first preview already introduced the world that the members of NWA are coming out of, and this second trailer hones in on the struggles that they're facing as…

    The Verge
  • The Fast and the Furious as a retro game? Yeah, we'd play that

    The Fast and Furious movies are already goofy, fun excursions in their own right, but a retro, arcade-style version of The Fast and the Furious opens up a whole new realm of possibilities. Mild spoilers if you haven't seen The Fast and the Furious, but I mean.

    Polygon
  • Sinatra centenary marked with new documentary

    Frank Sinatra tells his life story in his own words in a new documentary released this week as part of a year-long celebration to mark what would have been the singer's 100th birthday. The two-part "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All", which centers around Sinatra's 1971 retirement concert, uses old…

    Reuters
  • Japan's Toho Chooses Anime Masters to Direct 'Godzilla' Movie

    Hideaki Anno, creator of the cult anime series 'Evangelion,' and Shinji Higuchi, are promising the largest monster in the history of the franchise.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • We role-played Fast and Furious, and you can too

    The Rock, Vin Diesel, and Ludacris go for a birthday joy ride when suddenly they are ambushed by agents of a shadowy organization in souped-up Toyota Camrys. This is Fast and Furious 6.5, a special role-playing audio podcast adventure we made in honor of The Verge's new transportation hub, because…

    The Verge
  • Essick Air Products Humidifiers MoistAIR 2 gal

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  • Rules Tightened for Foreign Content on China’s Online Video Platforms

    Unlicensed foreign films and TV series are to be removed from China’s powerful online video platforms beginning today. Under new regulations drafted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), which were announced in September last year and took effect…

    Variety
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  • Vin Diesel says eighth Fast and Furious movie will be set in New York

    The Fast and Furious crew is headed to Manhattan. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel meant to promote Furious 7, which hits theaters Friday, Vin Diesel teased that an eighth installment — yet to be officially confirmed — will be set in New York. "But we really hired him because of a story that…

    The Verge
  • Alibaba's Movie Unit Books $54 Million Net Loss

    Alibaba Pictures has a troubled year but its cash-rich Chinese tech giant parent company says it is committed to the movie business.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Agency Shakeup: Mass Defection to UTA Is a Major Blow to CAA’s Dominance

    In the space of a few hours on Tuesday, CAA suffered the biggest blow to its image as Hollywood’s invincible powerhouse since the agency was shaken 20 years ago by the departures of co-founders Michael Ovitz and Ron Meyer. UTA has recruited at least 13 CAA agents to its fold, all of them focused…

    Variety
  • HBO Scientology Documentary ‘Going Clear’ Clocks 1.65M Viewers In Premiere

    Going Clear, HBO’s docu profiling eight former Church of Scientology members, clocked 1.65 million viewers in its Sunday premiere. The film opened theatrically in L.A., New York and San Francisco ahead of its HBO premiere and, of course, HBO does not issue same-day stats because, the network…

    Deadline
  • Rolls-Royce gets Inspired by Film with latest Wraith special

    The launch film for the Wraith was admitted into the National Archive of the British Film Institute, prompting Rolls-Royce to put out this special edition at the 2015 New York Auto Show."You like me, you really like me!"If Rolls-Royce could tune its exhaust note to speak those words, (in Sally…

    Autoblog