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  • First Look: Jared Leto as the Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’

    After teasing Jared Leto’s look in Warner Bros. upcoming DC pic “Suicide Squad” for the last two weeks, director David Ayer has now released the first official photo of the Oscar winner in full Joker makeup. The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J! #Joker75 #SuicideSquad…

    Variety
  • How Movies Like Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The Revenant’ Could Revolutionize the Industry

    The proliferation of quality television programs like “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones” has blurred the lines between small and big screen. These shows aren’t just well written and acted. They are painstakingly composed, benefiting from a cinematic quality that was absent in earlier eras of…

    Variety
  • Fran Drescher Q&A: ‘Nanny’ Actress Talks ‘Cinderella,’ Octogenarians and Meditation

    Fran Drescher, fan-beloved star and creator of “The Nanny,” has taken to the stage, reprising her role as the wicked stepmother in “Cinderella” at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theater after a stint on Broadway. Drescher took a moment to chat with Variety about her role, her plans and her marriage. Catch her in…

    Variety
  • 'Furious 7' - An Explosively Fun Movie for Teens and Adults

    Next up in the Fast & Furious series is Furious 7 starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson. Dominic Toretto and his crew thought they left the criminal mercenary life behind but now, Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. KIDS…

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  • Walking on The Ninth Cloud With American Film Director Jane Spencer

    The Ninth Cloud, the latest film from Zurich-based American director Jane Spencer, leaves an indelible imprint of lovely, surreal snippets on the audience, full of beautiful quirkiness. The movie follows the adventures, or misadventures, of a young woman named Zena, who views her vagabond life with…

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  • ‘Adaline’ Leading Friday, But ‘Furious 7′ Should Zoom Ahead For Weekend Win — Midday Box Office

    UPDATE, 1:48 PM,  Midday Industry Estimates :  Universal’s  Furious 7  is currently clocking a $4.7M fourth Friday, tailing Lionsgate/Lakeshore’s period romance  The Age Of Adaline  which looks to woo the bulk of today’s audiences with $5.5M (that includes last night’s $575K). Despite the…

    Deadline
  • Second Royal Baby Estimated to Be $120 Million Boost to U.K. Economy

    There has been less buzz than before Prince George's birth, which was estimated to have had a $400 million benefit, but one expert says a baby girl could cause fresh excitement.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • CAA Loses Comedy Touring Agent Harold Froget to UTA

    Following the mass exodus of CAA agents to UTA earlier this month, CAA comedy touring agent Harold Frogét has followed suit and moved to the rival company. He will focus on UTA’s corporate and private events bookings, which was his primary role during his 11 years at CAA, in the field of comedy and…

    Variety
  • Lincoln Center Chaplin Gala To Fete Robert Redford

    Has any contemporary movie star more intriguingly chafed at the gilded prison of stardom than Robert Redford? Certainly, he was not the first — or the last — matinee idol who endeavored to show us there was more to him than just a pretty face (or, in Redford’s particular case, that California tan,…

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  • Kristin Newman Inks Overall Deal With ABC Studios

    ABC Studios has closed a two-year overall deal with comedy writer-producer Kristin Newman, executive producer/showrunner of the studio’s ABC comedy pilot  Delores and Jermaine, which has been garnering promising early buzz. Newman has a history at ABC Studios where she has been based for the past…

    Deadline
  • Deleted 'Tomorrowland' animated sequences reveal Tesla's secret society

    If you grew up watching Walt Disney Presents — either as they were released or in syndicated re-runs — these "Tomorrowland" animated sequences will rocket you back to your childhood.

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  • Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Wrapping Up

    My intentions were the best and yet, after my first visit a week ago, I only made it to one more day of screenings at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Which highlights one of the problems for me with the festival: It's too easy to ignore. That's my own problem, of course. When I am at Toronto or…

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  • Filmmaker says 'Nerd Prom' has grown to reflect poorly on DC

    A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." The film by Patrick Gavin, ...

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  • Jake Tapper Named ‘State Of The Union’ Anchor At CNN

    Jake Tapper has been named anchor of CNN’s Sunday Beltway show State Of The Union. He will take over the program in June, replacing Candy Crowley, who stepped down in December; various CNN talent have filled in since. Tapper will continue as CNN’s chief Washington correspondent and the anchor of…

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  • Zayn Malik, Shah Rukh Khan Selfie Sets India Retweet Record

    The Bollywood star tweeted the photo from the Asian Awards in London.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    Oprah's Household Items Going to Highest Bidder

    Furniture, artwork and personal items from her Oprah Winfrey's Chicago apartment will be sold at auction. The sale will include pieces from Oprah's home gym, designer clothing, shoes and handbags as well as furniture, artwork and china. (April 24)

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