Megan Rafferty

  • 12 Magic Movie Moments That Happened By Mistake

    What should have happened: In a climactic scene of Chris Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’, The Joker (Heath Ledger) casually walks away from the hospital, detonating the bombs he’s planted causing a huge explosion. Ledger never breaking character, stopped, gave the detonator a comical shake, tried the…

    Tom Butler
  • Anne Hathaway, 32, Is Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

    In Hollywood, 32 is apparently over the hill. "I can't complain about it because I benefited from it," Hathaway says. Obviously, Hathaway isn't the first victim of ageism in Hollywood: Earlier this year, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she'd been told that, at 37, she was "too old" to the play the love…

    TV Guide
  • Chris Evans on Saying Goodbye to Marvel: ‘It’s Almost Terrifying to Think About’

    Don’t leave us, Captain America! Chris Evans and (most of) the Avengers cast wrapped filming on Captain America: Civil War late last month, marking Evans' fifth film in his six-picture contract with Marvel Studios. In an interview with ETonline, the 34-year-old actor explains why having another…

    ETonline
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    Sooraj and Athiya on DID (7 photos)

    The stars of our industry leave no stone unturned when it comes to promotions of their movie. We see them running in and out cities and countries around the world just to reach their target audience. We caught the debutant stars of the movie ‘Hero’ on Dance India Dance.

    Yahoo India Movies
  • New ‘LatinHeat Cinema’ Streaming Service to Launch

    Latin Heat Media LLC and non-profit org American Latino Theatre (ALT) have joined forces to launch LatinHeat Cinema, a streaming service aimed at both the 54 million-strong U.S. Latino market as well as international auds. The new platform addresses the paucity of distribution opportunities for…

    Variety
  • Force Friday: A Star Wars bonanza for toy makers, retailers

    Hasbro, Toys 'R' Us, and Lego are among the companies cashing in on The Force Awakens craze.

    Fortune
  • Venice Final Cut Workshop Pacts With Egypt’s Mad Solutions and Abu Dhabi’s Sanad

    The Venice Film Market’s Final Cut in Venice workshop, which provides support and partnership opportunities to films from Africa and the Arab world, has partnered with Cairo and Abu Dhabi-based marketing and distribution company Mad Solutions and also with Abu Dhabi’s Sanaad fund. These…

    Variety
  • Curt Schilling’s ESPN Season Is Over After Tweet Comparing Muslim Extremists To Nazis – Update

    UPDATED, 8:50 PM:  ESPN has told Curt Schilling to clean out his locker for the year. The sports giant said today that the former Major League star pitcher won’t appear on any of its baseball telecasts for the rest of the 2015 season. “At all times during the course of their engagement with us, our…

    Deadline
  • John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Comedy Lands At Fox With Penalty

    Hot feature writers John Francis Daley and  Jonathan Goldstein ( Horrible Bosses) are venturing into television with a single-camera comedy project for Fox, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. The project hails from 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment. Written by the…

    Deadline
  • Victoria's Secret Angel Lindsay Ellingson Launches Full Makeup Collection

    The model dishes about her travel-inspired, multitasking Wander Beauty brand.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Netflix Stock Clawed by Bears: Are Apple, Hulu, Amazon Threats to Blame?

    Netflix shares closed down 4.2% Thursday — their fifth straight day of declines — with the stock down 14% since Aug. 27. What has investors spooked? Netflix, a historically volatile stock, has been buffeted by broad economic fears in recent weeks: It took a beating along with media and…

    Variety
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    Star Wars fans feel merchandise force

    Star Wars fans feel the force of Disney merchandising as a new generation of intergalactic toys to mark the latest movie goes on sale around this planet. Grace Pascoe reports.

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  • Disney-Imax’s ‘Beautiful Planet’ Documentary Gets April Release

    Disney and Imax have set an April 29 release for their co-production of the Toni Myers documentary “A Beautiful Planet” — a week after the traditional Earth Day celebration. “A Beautiful Planet” will receive a special presentation at the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s International Conference…

    Variety
  • TV Criticism in the Digital Age Becoming a Matter of Favorites

    In the just-published book “Media Criticism in the Digital Age,” Central Michigan U. professor Peter Orlik explores how criticism is evolving. And while he cites “critic as guide” as a still-vital function, for many, “What should I see?” is being replaced by “What did I see?” even as interest in…

    Variety
  • Disney And DreamWorks To Part Ways After The BFG

    Disney’s deal with DreamWorks is coming to an end, according to sources, with Steven Spielberg (one of its founders) set to become a more prominent part of Universal. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that the distribution deal between Spielberg’s DreamWorks and the Walt Disney Company will see…

    Mike P Williams
  • YouTube Stars Dude Perfect Land CMT Series For 2016 Premiere

    The dudes are heading to CMT. The network has greenlighted The Dude Perfect Show (working title) from Rob Dyrdek's Superjacket Prods for premiere in 2016. The series will combine comedy and live-action stunts and follow the lives of digital stars Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert and twins…

    Deadline
  • Why Hedda Hopper Belonged on the Journalist Blacklist

    The best news about Hedda Hopper is that few remember her. Hedda was a journalist (of sorts), who famously wore exotic hats and devoted herself to destroying the careers of anyone she identified as being communist, gay or otherwise reprehensible. Among her victims were Charlie Chaplin, Dalton…

    Variety