Jason Barnes

  • 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
  • Met Gala Heist Movie in the Works at New Line

    New Line is launching development of a heist movie set at the star-studded annual Met Gala in New York City. The Warner Bros. division picked up the spec script “Met Gala Heist,” written by Gregg Rossen and Brian Sawyer, and set up the project with Michelle Sy. The story focuses on a pair of…

  • Facebook Enhances Tools for TV Producers to Engage Fans

    Facebook, eager to encourage more TV shows to use the world’s biggest social platform, has expanded the suite of tools available to producers to connect with viewers. The new tools, which have been tested in early iterations with partners, will let TV production teams introduce live polling and…

  • Hulu And Viacom Renew And Expand Streaming Programming Deal

    This should help Hulu, and add fuel to the debate among Viacom watchers over whether it benefits — or shoots itself in the foot — when it syndicates popular shows to subscription VOD services. The companies just renewed and expanded their multiyear pact that makes Hulu the exclusive SVOD home for…

  • 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.

  • Interviewing the Team Behind Evan's Crime

    Evan's Crime, directed by Sandy Tung, is an independent film about college kid who finds himself in deep trouble for a crime he didn't commit. The film premiered at the 31st Annual Boston Film Festival.Sam: My first question to you is the inspiration for this movie. It's obviously a cautionary tale…

    Huffington Post
  • Female-Driven Movies Make Money, So Why Aren’t More Being Made?

    It’s good business to cast strong women in lead movie roles. Last summer’s opening weekend was a master class on femi-nomics when “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Pitch Perfect 2” faced off on May 15 — and both films came out ahead. “Mad Max: Fury Road,” directed by George Miller, starred Charlize Theron…

  • F. Gary Gray schedules a monster payday as director of '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'

  • Watch: The Dinosaurs Finally Speak In 'Good Dinosaur' Trailer

    Video The big news in this morning's The Good Dinosaur trailer, timed to be attached to Pan I suppose, is that we actually get dialogue from our main characters. Pretty much every piece of marketing thus far for the Walt Disney/Pixar film has been silent save for music and sound effects. As I…

  • 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.

  • 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…

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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

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  • ‘NBC Nightly News’ Logs Another Weekly Win

    NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt clocked another win, with its biggest audience since March and hit a five-week high in the news demo thanks to its 5% gain versus same week last year. Holt’s newscast clocked 8.6 million viewers, besting ABC World News with David Muir’s 8.5 million and CBS…

  • 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
  • How to Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Pharrell Williams to Perform at 2015 MTV EMAs

    The evening will be hosted by Ed Sheeran and Ruby Rose.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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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