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  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

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  • Donald Trump Hits Univision With $500M Miss USA Lawsuit, Network Calls It “Ridiculous” – Update

    UPDATED from 2:23 PM with Univision statement:  He said last week that he would go after them in the courts and today the GOP Presidential candidate did just that. Donald Trump slammed Univision Tuesday with an over $500 million lawsuit over the Spanish-language network ending their plans on June…

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  • Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release

    One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a new documentary film. Director Jay Childs says "Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket" ...

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    Inside the New 'Hunger Games' Exhibit: Film-used Katniss Costumes, Weapons and Effie's Many Wigs (23 photos)

    We're just a few months away from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 , the fourth (and final) installment in the blockbuster franchise. But fans who can't wait that long to get a glimpse of Katniss and the gang can check out The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, which opened in New York City's…

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  • Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage

    It’s a sad day for Hollywood royalty: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are splitting up after a decade of marriage. The couple confirmed the end of their marriage with a statement on Tuesday, just a day after celebrating their 10th anniversary. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have…

    Variety
  • A few Pixar strategies that can help you grow your revenue

    "Inside Out," the first Disney Pixar film that did not open in the top slot its first weekend, still drove $91.1 million for its first three days. USA Today noted, “It’s the best launch ever for a Pixar movie that wasn’t a sequel and the studio’s biggest opening since Toy Story 3’s $110.3 million…

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  • U.K. Box Office: 'Minions' Scores Biggest Opening Ever for Animated Film

    Universal scores a one-two punch at the top as 'Jurassic World' is finally knocked from its perch.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons Leave ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons have exited Legendary-Universal’s “Kong: Skull Island” due to scheduling conflicts. The King Kong origins movie is set to open on March 10, 2017, and will be released in 3D. The studio and Legendary unveiled “Skull Island” during last year’s Comic-Con. They announced…

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  • ‘Max’ Tops ‘Ted 2′ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’ in TV Ad Spending

    In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “Max” remained at the top of the list, marking the film’s second week as the movie backed by the biggest TV advertising budget. Reducing its expenditure almost a million dollars this week compared to last, Warner…

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  • How's That Hope and Change Working Out For Me? Just Fine, Thanks.

    I've never been a huge fan of "The Departed." It's a good movie, but I think it pales in comparison to Martin Scorcese's better films, movies like "Goodfellas", "Casino", and "Raging Bull."But "The Departed" does contain one of my favorite movie quotes of all time. Coincidentally, it's a line that…

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  • Here’s Why Tom Holland Was Cast As Spider-Man

    It’s no secret that Tom Holland has swung into action as Marvel’s next big screen Spider-Man… but why did he land the coveted role? During an interview with The L.A. Times, Marvel boss Kevin Feige explained exactly why they chose Tom Holland to be the next Peter Parker. Of course, it was rumoured…

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  • Don Harris Leaving Paramount as President of U.S. Distribution

    Don Harris is leaving Paramount to pursue other opportunities after four years as president of domestic distribution. Harris, who previously worked at DreamWorks and as head film buyer for the AMC Theaters chain, will be staying through the July 31 release of “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation.”…

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    'Scream' Then and Now (5 photos)

    Don’t call MTV’s Scream a reboot: It’s a reimagining of the 1996 horror classic, using the broad outlines of the original film, but adding a distinctly 21st century twist. The characters' names have been changed… but if you know Scream well, you’ll be able to spot some similarities between their…

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  • Chris Christie Announces Presidential Run

    Chris Christie announced his presidential bid on Tuesday morning, telling supporters he is “ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” The governor of New Jersey joins a crowded Republican primary field of 13 other contenders, including recent entry Donald Trump. “Both parties…

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  • Star Trek Beyond is officially the next Star Trek movie

    Director Justin Lin confirmed on Twitter last night that the third installment of the Star Trek series will be called Star Trek Beyond. The film, now in production in Vancouver, will feature the return of Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Idris Elba. The title echoes Lin's…

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  • Watch: ‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 2 Trailer from Netflix

    BoJack is back, and he has a BNA — a Brand New Attitude. But will it take? Netflix released the official trailer for season 2 of “BoJack Horseman,” a dark comedy revolving around an alcoholic, foul-mouthed horse/human voiced by Will Arnett set for release next month. The 12 new episodes of the…

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  • Why the Academy Should've Reduced the Number of Best Picture Nominees (Opinion)

    What happens when there are eight or nine best picture nominees, but only five director nominees?

    The Hollywood Reporter