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  • Ryan Reynolds Announces That Deadpool Will be Rated R

    A new video surfaced revealing the new rating. Also, Deadpool is in it.

    Comicvine
  • How 'Furious 7' Perfectly Honors Paul Walker's Legacy (Even if It's Sometimes Hard to Watch)

    A franchise that prides itself on being fast and furious is not going to send one of their own -- in Furious 7’s case, Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner -- gentle into the night. But he does go. And if you didn’t know of how much work the team behind the movie put into salvaging an incomplete film,…

    ETonline
  • 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
  • CAA Plots Next Moves in Wake of UTA Defections

    CAA is considering its next moves, following the earth-shattering upheaval of 10 agents defecting for UTA, which depleted its comedy department of talent. CAA appears in damage-control mode and is putting on a good face that it’s business as usual. But sources say the managing partners held a…

    Variety
  • 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
  • Random House Signs Oscar Winner Patricia Arquette For Memoir

    The actress, who just won an Oscar for her role as the mom in Boyhood, will write about her unconventional family, being a single mother at age 20 and her experience as a woman in Hollywood, according to a statement released by Random House. Susan Kamil, Publisher of Random House, will edit the…

    Deadline
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    The Most Iconic Actors Reveal the Best Moments From Movie Sets

    Al Pacino, Jeff Bridges, and Nicole Kidman are just a few of the most iconic actors revealing amazing behind the scenes moments from movie sets in our series 'Role Recall'.

    Yahoo Movies Videos
  • Fox Debuting Reality Competition Series ‘Bullseye’ In May; Kellan Lutz Hosts

    Fox will debut an hourlong unscripted series for summer in which contestants are darts trying to hit a bullseye. It’s from Endemol Shine North America, producers of Wipe Out and Fear Factor. Four men and four women will use their bodies as darts in three challenges, attempting to hit targets on…

    Deadline
  • Chris Rock Claims He Was Stopped By Police Three Times in Two Months, Posts Selfies

    Rock captioned the latest photo, "Stopped by the cops again wish me luck."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Disney Planning Live-Action 'Mulan' Film

    A live-action retelling of the hit animated film Mulan is in the works at Disney. Based on the Chinese legend about a female warrior, the script for the new adaptation

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  • Cool Map Things: Mapping the Most Popular Movie Locations in New York City

    The folks over at Metrocosm wrangled all the film permit data from the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting from between 2011 and 2013 and put together an interactive map that shows every New York City location where...

    Curbed New York
  • ABC Family Orders Three Unscripted Series

    The younger-skewing cabler looks to expand its reality foothold in the summer.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'It Follows' May Not Be A Huge Hit, But I Was Too Quick To Call It A Flop

    It Follows will be expanding to 1,655 theaters this Friday, up from the 1,218 expansion it got last weekend. The low-budget horror film was a festival darling, with any number of film critics calling it one of the best horror films in years, if not decades. I took some heat from

    Forbes
  • A Cord Cutter’s Delight? Sling TV Will Offer HBO For $15 A Month

    This is the second shoe to drop from today’s announcement about Dish Network’s carriage agreements with Turner and HBO. The satellite company says that its $20-a-month Sling TV streaming service will offer HBO for an additional $15 beginning before April 12, when the new season of Game Of Thrones…

    Deadline
  • ‘Weird Loners’ & ‘The Dovekeepers’ Off To Soft Ratings Start

    This midseason has produced more that the average number of solid new broadcast series launches: blockbuster Empire, which has been joined by several other hopefuls including new Fox comedy Last Man On Earth, ABC’s Fresh off The Boat and Secrets And Lies, and CBS’ CSI: Cyber and The Odd…

    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
  • New ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer Reveals Plot Details

    A brand new trailer for 'Mad Max: Fury Road' offers several never-before-seen action sequences, as well as a few additional clues about the storyline.

    The Cheat Sheet