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  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Launch Dry Shampoo

    The Olsens' hair is a little more attainable thanks to a new addition to their Elizabeth and James Nirvana line.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Venice Film Review: ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom’

    A more traditional history-in-the-making approach than Sergei Loznitsa’s “Maidan,” this well-edited docu is hamstrung by its rose-tinted “the people united will never be defeated” p.o.v.

    Variety
  • Studio denies 'Concussion' film softened to appease NFL

    Sony Pictures on Wednesday hit back at a New York Times report saying it had "softened" the upcoming Will Smith movie "Concussion" to avoid antagonizing the National Football League. The movie due for release in December tells the story of Nigerian-born forensic neuropathologist Bennet Omalu,…

    AFP
  • Paul Haggis On Sweating Awards Season: “It’s So Childish”

    We all hate being judged — or, at least I do — but most of us don’t have that as a months-long requirement. If you’re a filmmaker though, that’s half your year. Double Oscar winner Paul Haggis ( Crash) has some experience with that, and in an exclusive clip from this week’s episode of…

    Deadline
  • FCC Votes To Review Rules That It Says Help Broadcasters In Retrans Disputes

    The FCC took another step today toward helping cable and satellite companies negotiate retransmission deals with broadcasters — something that Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed last month. Regulators voted to review their so-called "totality of the circumstances test" to determine whether station…

    Deadline
  • Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams will have 'an evening of fun' together this November

    Stephen Colbert is going to interview J.J. Abrams in Newark as part of a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival — and if you want in on the action, you'll have to move fast. Colbert and Abrams' conversation — which is being branded a "celebrity nerd-off" — is supposed to be "a wide-ranging,…

    The Verge
  • Restoration Watch: Alger Theater Seeks Public Support for Restoration

    Photo via Friends of the Alger Theater A group working to restore the Alger Theater into a movie house with a public mission is looking for crowd-sourcing help via Patronicity. The Friends of the Alger Theater campaign, aimed at restoring...

    Curbed Detroit
  • Disney unboxes the Force to drive buzz for 'Star Wars' toys

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When technology and geek culture enthusiast Chris Pirillo purchased his iPhone 6 last year, he rushed home to broadcast himself unboxing the item live on YouTube. The video has garnered nearly 50,000 views and is part of the growing craze…

    Reuters
  • 'Survivor's Remorse' Renewed for Season 3 at Starz

    The critically acclaimed comedy recently returned to series high ratings.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 4 Video Game Rumors: Warcraft Movie Trailer Leaked and More

    Here are four new items, including rumors and leaks surrounding the World of Warcraft movie, Super Smash Bros., and more.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Dan Fogelman Dramedy Gets Pilot Order At NBC With ‘Focus’ Duo Directing

    We have the first piece of new development from the 2015-16 broadcast cycle to get a pilot order. In a competitive situation, a dramedy spec by The Neighbors and Galavant creator Dan Fogelman has landed at NBC with a pilot green light. Fogelman has brought in  John Requa & Glenn Ficarra (…

    Deadline
  • Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.

    Associated Press
  • Soap Opera Writers Forced By Producers To Get WGA Waivers For Less Work & Pay

    EXCLUSIVE: More and more soap opera writers are being "bullied" by producers into requesting waivers from the WGA to take pay cuts, according to guild sources, one of whom described it as a "particularly insidious" problem that's "cropping up regularly on daytime TV." The guild, however, has been…

    Deadline
  • Movie Review: A Walk in the Woods ... An Important Film

    Nick Nolte grabs this film and walks away with honors. Every second that he is on screen is memorable. A Walk in the Woods is a sensitive, delicate, seamless comedy. Not the guffawing laugh fest implied in its horrible trailer. No, A Walk in the Woods will leave you filled with gratitude and warmth…

    Huffington Post
  • SXSW Short ‘Melville’ Being Developed As TV Series Exec Produced By Michael Strahan

    Melville, a 15-minute film which debuted at SXSW 2015 that explores a man struggling with internal fears and the powerful, cathartic way he contends with them, is being developed as a TV series. Michael Strahan, host of Live With Kelly And Michael and a panelist on Fox NFL Sunday, has come aboard…

    Deadline
  • Rebekah Brooks Returns to News Corp.

    Rebekah Brooks, the News Corp. executive who came under scrutiny as part of an investigation of the company’s involvement in phone hacking, is returning to the fold in a senior position. She has been named chief executive officer of News Corp. U.K., the same post she held before stepping down amid…

    Variety
  • Spielberg's DreamWorks to split from Disney - Hollywood Reporter

    Spielberg's take on "The BFG," based on British author Roald Dahl's 1982 book, is scheduled for release on July 1. A spokeswoman for Disney declined to comment. Universal Studios and DreamWorks did not respond to request for comment.

    Reuters