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  • Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Tron 3′

    Disney decided to put the brakes on development of  “Tron 3,” the latest installment of the cult favorite that originated in the 1980s, because the studio could not find a place on its crowded slate as it looked all the way into 2018, according to an executive at the studio. The team that had…

    Variety
  • Watch this now: The best movie of the year is now on YouTube for free

    This summer movie season has been full of action-packed blockbusters, from the highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron to the surprisingly awesome Mad Max: Fury Road, but the best movie of the season isn’t in theaters. Nope, the only way to watch the best movie of the summer is to find it on…

    BGR News
  • Pierce Brosnan’s ‘Survivor’ Premieres for Free With Hoopla App

    Streaming app Hoopla is bringing first-run VOD movies to library patrons of for free, with choices like the brand-new Pierce Brosnan-Milla Jovovich actioner “Survivor” and recent day-and-date VOD release “Welcome to Me,” starring Kristen Wiig. Hoopla Digital allows patrons of dozens of libraries…

    Variety
  • James Frey Sci-Fi Book Proposal Has Fox 2000 & Publishers In Launch Mode

    EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a tasty one to end the week. I’m hearing that James Frey has hatched a proposal for an untitled science fiction space franchise: book publishers are hot and bothered, and Fox 2000 is in talks to set it up as a feature with Marisa Paiva overseeing for the studio. The working title…

    Deadline
  • Overcoming the Fear of the Lion: A Courageous Film About Genetic Testing and Huntington's Disease

    A new documentary, The Lion's Mouth Opens, poignantly captures the precarious journey into genetic self-knowledge by Marianna Palka, a 33-year-old filmmaker-actress. She has decided to test for Huntington's disease (HD), which has been referred to as the "devil of all diseases."Watching a special…

    Huffington Post
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    Emma Stone Is The First Civilian To Fly In F-22

    Emma Stone is at the L.A. Screening of 'Aloha' talking about her experience making the movie and chatting about her chance to be the first civilian to be in an F-22 with the Air Force.

    Celebrity Wire
  • The Dread Pirate Roberts has a mom, and she'll never stop fighting

    Today a judge sentenced Ross Ulbricht to life in prison for charges stemming from his involvement in the online underground marketplace Silk Road. Allowing its users to hide behind Bitcoin and the anonymous Tor network, Silk Road became a haven for the online drug trade before getting shuttered two…

    The Verge
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  • Chuck Todd-Hosted ‘Meet The Press’ Logs Best May Since 2012

    NBC’s Meet The Press delivered its best May sweep since 2012 in overall and in the news demo. It delivered 2.609 million overall viewers and 826,000 in the key age bracket. Still, it finished the sweep behind ABC’s This Week (2.625 million viewers, 881,000 news demo viewers) as well as CBS’s pack…

    Deadline
  • Warner Bros. Acquires Sound Facility Digital Cinema New York

    WB Sound, part of Warner Bros. Post Production Services, has acquired midtown Manhattan sound facility Digital Cinema New York. As part of the acquisition, Warner Bros. has purchased the entire building at 426 West 55th St. to add capacity for servicing third-party clients. DCNY creatives will stay…

    Variety
  • Ansel Elgort's Big Sis Is Launching a Lifestyle Website

    Sophie is part of the talented family that also includes her legendary fashion photographer dad, Arthur.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Amal Clooney Has a Stylist After All

    And he's John Galliano's partner.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    Brooke Shields Turns 50: A Look Back at Her Most Iconic Moments (12 photos)

    Brooke Shields, the model and actress best known for saying nothing comes between her and her Calvins in a memorable ad in 1980, turns 50 on May 31. Her famous jeans still fit — at least they did as of last November — but Shields has tried on a lot of other roles throughout the decades. Her are…

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Emmett/Furla/Oasis Sets Baker Entertainment Deal With ‘Inconceivable’

    EXCLUSIVE: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films partners Randall Emmett and George Furla have made a production pact with newly formed Baker Entertainment Group’s Jonathan Baker and president Mike Burns. Deal calls for them to co-finance and co-produce three films together. That starts with Inconceivable, a…

    Deadline
  • June’s best deals: Movies, doughnuts and paint

    Things start to heat up in June, including summertime sales. Find deals on movie tickets, paint, doughnuts and treats for Dad.

    MarketWatch
  • STX Entertainment Taps Ex-Marvel Exec As Physical Production Chief

    EXCLUSIVE: STX Entertainment continues to ramp up its exec staff, today tapping Ross Fanger as EVP and Head of Physical Production for the STX Entertainment Motion Picture Group. He will begin work immediately on the studio's slate of 12-15 motion pictures annually, responsible for physical and…

    Deadline
  • New trailers: Point Break, Black Mass, The Daily Show, and more

    We've done it everyone. We've gone a week without a superhero trailer. At least, so long as you aren't counting superhuman athletes, sleeper secret agents, and The Rock in general. Either way, there's a good mixture of trailers out this week, including some huge films — like Point Break — and some…

    The Verge
  • Modern Theaters, Hit Local Movies Push Mexico Box Office to New Heights

    With more plush, modern theaters, as well as local producers catering to the crowd, Mexico is becoming an emerging powerhouse at the box office — and that’s good news for the U.S. studios. In the first quarter of 2015, Mexico turnstiles registered a 15.2% rise over the same period in 2014, totaling…

    Variety