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  • Ashley Judd Reveals Sexual Harassment by Studio Mogul (EXCLUSIVE)

    As part of this week’s Variety Power of Women issue, Ashley Judd shared a story that she’s never publicly revealed before. When she was filming Paramount’s “Kiss the Girls” in the late 90s, Judd was sexually harassed by a mogul from a rival studio, who kept summoning her to his hotel room under the…

  • Tom Hiddleston Reveals Why He Was Cut From Avengers: Age Of Ultron

     ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ would’ve been just as successful with or without the inclusion of the hugely likeable Tom Hiddleston (we think), but now the actor’s revealed why he was cut from the movie. Speaking to Digital Spy, the charming Brit who plays the devilish Loki in the Marvel Cinematic…

    Mike P Williams
  • Los Angeles Production Rises 3.8% in Third Quarter

    Third quarter on-location production in Greater Los Angeles rose 3.8%, thanks to a 54.5% jump in scripted TV production, according to the FilmL.A. permitting agency. The third quarter set a new Shoot Day record of 4,308 days of TV production in Los Angeles despite a 20% decline in reality TV. That…

  • Fox Gains as The Martian Soars at the Weekend Box Office

    "The Martian", Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s (FOXA) latest science fiction, has surpassed analysts' estimates of $45 million in its opening weekend amassing a box office collection of $55 million in U.S. and Canada.

  • How a small streaming site became the Netflix for indie film

    In February 2007, about a month after Netflix began streaming movies online, Efe Cakarel quietly launched what would become MUBI — a video-on-demand service focused on international and independent cinema. Where Netflix sought to amass a large library for wide audiences, Cakarel, a Turkish…

    The Verge
  • Could Universal finally have a director for 'Furious 8'?

    F. Gary Gray had a great summer at the box-office with the surprise hit 'Straight Outta Compton,' and now it looks like he's the studio's choice to direct 'Furious 8'

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    Parody trailer for Jaws 19

    Universal Studios has released a parody trailer for Jaws 19 as part of the lead-up to the release of the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD

    Zoomin TV
  • Aaron Sorkin says Steve Jobs just wanted to be loved—is that so wrong?

    At a post-screening Q&A Monday night, Hollywood's most celebrated screenwriter offered a simple psychological diagnosis of a complicated man.

  • Busan: Asian Project Market Wraps Up With Award Winners

    Hannah Makhmalbaf and renowned Chinese cinematographer Yu Lik-wai were among the recipients of prizes from the Busan Film Festival’s Asian Project Market.  Prizes were announced at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Busan on Tuesday evening. Other winners included Korea’s Kim Tae-yong and Taiwan’s CJ Wang.…

  • Disney’s Movies Are Not a Silver Bullet Against Cable Losses

    Disney's expecting strong returns from movies, but it may not be enough to offset losses in its media networks business.

    Motley Fool
  • WE TV Greenlights ‘Selling It: In The ATL’ For November Premiere

    Building on the success of its Atlanta-focused franchise, WE tv has greenlighted new docu-series Selling It: In the ATL . The six-episode hour-long series, which comes on the heels of the freshman season of Cutting It: In The ATL , will premiere at 10 PM Thursday, November 5. Cutting It  was…

  • John Woo to Produce TV Series ‘Cognition’ with Catalyst

    CANNES — John Woo, whose credits include “Mission Impossible II” and “Face/Off,” is to produce a original scripted television series titled “Cognition” in partnership with Catalyst Global Media, the television and film production company led by Charlotte Walls and Al Hardiman. The show is a…

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    Honest Trailers: Aladdin

    Jump on your magic carpet and revisit the classic Disney animated film about a young boy and his genie. But mostly his genie.

    Screen Junkies
  • Batman v Superman: Jesse Eisenberg Actually Playing Lex Luthor Jr

    Jesse Eisenberg won’t be portraying the Lex Luthor we all know and love in next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. In fact, Eisenberg will playing Alexander Joseph Luthor Jr, son of Lex Luthor Snr, who has taken over his father’s company and turned it into a tech giant. The unexpected…

    Ben Skipper
  • Twitter Launches Moments, the Curated News Experience Also Known as Project Lightning

    Twitter made a big push towards simplification Tuesday with the launch of Moments, a new curated news experience that is initially only available to U.S. web and mobile users. Moments was previously known as Project Lightning, and has been touted by company executives as a major step to get new…

  • ‘The Tribe’ Director Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

    Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy has signed with CAA for representation. The director is best known for his feature film debut “The Tribe,” which premiered at the 2014 Cannes Critic Week. The film went on to win The Nespresso Grand Prize, the France 4 Visionary Award, and the Gan Foundation for Cinema…

  • 'Finding Carter' Showrunner Discusses Rebranding: "Less of a Melodrama, More Grounded"

    "The family dynamics will still play into it," executive producer Emily Whitesell tells THR. "But this show is really about the teens and their lives, colored by what they've all been through and how the show started."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • GoPro Steals the Show in Fox's "The Martian"

    Action camera maker GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) landed a starring role in Twenty-First Century Fox's (NASDAQ: FOX) The Martian, which made an impressive $55 million during its opening weekend. In the movie, Matt ...