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  • J.J. Abrams Says Showing ‘The Force Awakens’ to Disney Execs was ‘Horrifying’

    On a recent visit to “The Howard Stern Show,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams recalled his experience of screening the first cut of the movie, which had no visual effects, for Disney execs Bob Iger, Alan Horn and Alan Bergman. “We screened the movie, and it was horrifying,”…

  • Superman Unmasks Batman in New 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Clip

    Things don’t look good for the Caped Crusader in the exclusive sneak preview of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice that aired Monday during the fall finale of Fox’s Batman-based crime drama, Gotham.

    Gwynne Watkins
  • Joshua Shintani, Star Of Shallow Hal, Dies At 32

    Joshua Shintani, the ukulele-playing teenager from ‘Shallow Hal’, has died at the age of 32. Shintani, who went by the nickname Li'iBoy died in Kauai, an island off Hawaii, after being rushed to hospital last week. Peter Farrelly was on holiday in Hawaii when he first saw Shintani, who was at high…

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    New 'Dawn of Justice' Clip Shows More of Batman, Superman

    The film starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will be released next March.

    ABC News Videos
  • The 5 Highest-Paid Actors of 2015

    These 5 leading men are the highest-paid actors in the world this year.

    The Cheat Sheet20 mins ago
  • Harrison Ford Was Paid Just $1000 Per Week For Star Wars

    During an interview with Good Morning America, the original ‘Star Wars’ star revealed that he was paid just $1000 a week for ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’. “A producer friend of mine that produced ‘American Graffiti’ somehow connived to get me to read the lines with people that were auditioning for the…

    Ryan Leston
  • China gets Point Break reboot 3 weeks early, signals box office global shift

    American moviegoers will have to wait until Christmas Day for the stunt-heavy fun of  Point Break , but their Chinese counterparts won’t have to suffer the same fate. The remake is set to open in China three weeks ahead of its U.S. theatrical debut, the furthest in advance a major Hollywood-backed…

    Digital Trends
  • ‘Big Freedia’, ‘Fluffy’ & ‘Transcendent’ Renewed By Fuse

    Fuse has renewed three of its original series following its September 30 re-launch. Big Freedia: Queen Of Bounce will return for a fifth season in 2016; while Fluffy Breaks Even and Transcendent will each get a second season, also for premiere in 2016. Big Freedia Season 4 is coming off the…

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    Harrison Ford on Returning as Han Solo

    The Hollywood legend, 73, discusses returning to his iconic role in the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

    ABC News Videos
  • Billy Joel Flips Palm Beach Spread (EXCLUSIVE)

    Billy Joel has put a pair of side-by-side properties he bought less than two years ago in Manalapan, Fla., just south of blue-blooded Palm Beach, back on the market for a combined $29 million. The two parcels, both less-than-ideally bisected by Ocean Boulevard, together span more than 3.8 otherwise…

  • Using ancient Greek play, Spike Lee tackles gun crime in 'Chi-Raq'

    Director Spike Lee hopes his latest film "Chi-Raq", an adaption of ancient Greek play "Lysistrata" looking at Chicago's gun violence, will help make a difference in tackling the problem. The film is named after street slang comparing Chicago, the United States' third largest city, to conflict zones…

  • ‘The Daily Show’ Unveils ‘Trumpire’

    In an interview for a 2013 documentary, former Daily Show star/EP Jon Stewart paid homage to Washington Post ‘s celebrated editorial page cartoonist Herbert Block, aka Herblock, who’d coined the expression “McCarthyism” in 1950 to attack the demagoguery of Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his…

  • ‘Scouts Guide,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 6’ Get Early Digital Release Dates

    A month and a half after debuting in theaters, Paramount will release “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” and “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” digitally.  Now consumers who didn’t catch the films when they premiered in October — and judging from their anemic box office returns, there…

  • Every Movie Theater Treat Packed Into One Majestic Dessert

    You’ve queued up a great film on Netflix, but now it gets tricky: what snack will satisfy best? Why settle for a bag of popcorn or a handful of M&M’s when you can go the extra mile and combine the two, and pretty much the entire movie theater concession stand, into one ridiculous cake?! 

    Yahoo Makers Contributors
  • Check out these Star Wars fan films to feel the Force

    If the teasers, trailers and hints haven't sated your appetite for all things Star Wars in advance of the latest entry in the franchise, then it's time to tap into the force of fan films. These sometimes ...

    Associated Press
  • That canceled Avengers game was going to be a 'first-person ranged brawler'

    Here's another look at what that film's video game adaptation was supposed to become, and the Australian studio that was shut down before it could finish its work. This internal profile of THQ Australia was made two weeks before the studio closed in August 2011 and focuses mainly on the Avengers…