Eric Heffron

  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

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  • Donald Trump Hits Univision With $500M Miss USA Lawsuit, Network Calls It “Ridiculous” – Update

    UPDATED from 2:23 PM with Univision statement:  He said last week that he would go after them in the courts and today the GOP Presidential candidate did just that. Donald Trump slammed Univision Tuesday with an over $500 million lawsuit over the Spanish-language network ending their plans on June…

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  • Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release

    One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a documentary film. "Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket" is being edited and is scheduled ...

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    Here's a Look at the New 'Hunger Games' Exhibit, with Katniss Costumes (and Eye-Popping Props) Galore (23 photos)

    We're just a few months away from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 , the fourth (and final) installment in the blockbuster franchise. But fans who can't wait that long to get a glimpse of Katniss and the gang can check out The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, which opened in New York City's…

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  • A few Pixar strategies that can help you grow your revenue

    "Inside Out," the first Disney Pixar film that did not open in the top slot its first weekend, still drove $91.1 million for its first three days. USA Today noted, “It’s the best launch ever for a Pixar movie that wasn’t a sequel and the studio’s biggest opening since Toy Story 3’s $110.3 million…

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  • Women’s World Cup Ratings Score For Fox, ‘Zoo’ Debuts OK, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Steady

    Victorious Americans, murderous animals and some Heavenly Joy were on the primetime plate last night and their courses certainly varied. First of all, it was a record night for Fox and the Women's World Cup as the USA thrashed top-ranked Germany 2-0 to move on to Sunday's final. Early numbers have…

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  • Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons Leave ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons have exited Legendary-Universal’s “Kong: Skull Island” due to scheduling conflicts. The King Kong origins movie is set to open on March 10, 2017, and will be released in 3D. The studio and Legendary unveiled “Skull Island” during last year’s Comic-Con. They announced…

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  • First trailer for Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden movie is all drama

    Technically Incorrect: Teasing the new movie "Snowden" with a trailer is no easy task. So the producers merely whet your appetite.

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  • Pinewood Atlanta Studios pushes Pinewood Group to record revenue

    Operations at Pinewood Atlanta Studios are making a big impact on its parent company's bottom line. U.K.-based Pinewood Group reported record international revenue for 2014-2015. According to the company's announcement, the spike is partially "driven by the newly operational Pinewood Atlanta…

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    'Scream' Then and Now (5 photos)

    Don’t call MTV’s Scream a reboot: It’s a reimagining of the 1996 horror classic, using the broad outlines of the original film, but adding a distinctly 21st century twist. The characters' names have been changed… but if you know Scream well, you’ll be able to spot some similarities between their…

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  • Here’s Why Tom Holland Was Cast As Spider-Man

    It’s no secret that Tom Holland has swung into action as Marvel’s next big screen Spider-Man… but why did he land the coveted role? During an interview with The L.A. Times, Marvel boss Kevin Feige explained exactly why they chose Tom Holland to be the next Peter Parker. Of course, it was rumoured…

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  • Horror Anthology Series From Max Landis & Nick Antosca In Works At Syfy

    In their latest collaboration, Syfy and Universal Cable Prods are teaming on horror anthology series Channel Zero from Max Landis ( Chronicle, American Ultra) and Nick Antosca ( Hannibal, Friday The 13th) . Antosca will pen the script and exec produce and Landis will produce and oversee…

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  • Focus Circles ‘Jurassic World’ Director Colin Trevorrow’s ‘Book of Henry’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Following the record-shattering success of “Jurassic World,” it’s no surprise how quickly a studio moved to ensure they were next in line to work with the film’s director, Colin Trevorrow. While negotiations have yet to begin, sources tell Variety that Focus Features is in discussions to acquire…

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  • Ellen DeGeneres' New Site Launches, Most Apparel Still "Coming Soon"

    But you can buy dog, bunny and goat tees. So there's that.

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  • Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

    Chris Christie announced his presidential bid on Tuesday morning, telling supporters he is “ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” The governor of New Jersey joins a crowded Republican primary field of 13 other contenders, including recent entry Donald Trump. “Both parties…

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  • Star Trek Beyond is officially the next Star Trek movie

    Director Justin Lin confirmed on Twitter last night that the third installment of the Star Trek series will be called Star Trek Beyond. The film, now in production in Vancouver, will feature the return of Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Idris Elba. The title echoes Lin's…

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    Bravo Housewife Wonders Motive of New Castmates

    Vicki Gunvalson, the only remaining original cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County,' explains why she's weary around new cast members on the show. (June 29)

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