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  • Angelina Jolie Reveals Son Maddox Has a New After-School Job

    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's son Maddox turns 14 next week, but he's already entered the workforce.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Film Review: ‘Three Brothers’

    Boasting upbeat music with rhyming lyrics, it weaves a trio of classic fairy tales into a connecting story about three brothers seeking adventure and life lessons.

    Variety
  • ‘Master of None': Will Aziz Ansari’s Netflix Show Be a Hit?

    Netflix has finally revealed new details about its upcoming Aziz Ansari show, 'Master of None.'

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Alex Ranarivelo Reined In To Direct Ranching Drama ‘Running Wild’

    Director Alex Ranarivelo has signed on to helm the drama Running Wild, for Forrest Lucas and Ali Afshar's newly launched ESX Entertainment. The film follows a widowed ranch owner who works with ex convicts to rehabilitate the wild horses that wander onto her property. In doing so she saves her…

    Deadline
  • Film Review: ‘Journey to Rome’

    This droll odyssey of a good museum guard gone bad and the people who cross his path as he makes off with a stolen painting will surf specialized sections of the festival circuit.

    Variety
  • Judy's sweat-stained 'Wizard' dress to sell

    Judy Garland's sweat-stained dress from 'Wizard' to be auctioned for more than $1 million

    USA TODAY
  • ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E’ Takes Top Spot for TV Advertising

    In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” debuted as the movie backed by the most advertising dollars this week. It knocked last week’s No. 1 spot holder, “Ant-Man,” from the top spot, with the latter movie falling off the list…

    Variety
  • 'Sophie Mania' Returns

    I had the rare pleasure of seeing The Outrageous Sophie Tucker, a new documentary feature currently playing in select theaters. It opened the recent 2015 Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, and is a genuine "rags to riches" show business story that will inspire today's performers and certainly…

    Huffington Post
  • Classic Horror Nosferatu Will Be Remade

    It seems more and more evident that nothing is safe from a remake nowadays, with the news that 1922 horror classic ‘Nosferatu’ will be remade. Robert Eggers is alleged to be writing and directing the film. It’s certainly a huge challenge for the young director who, so far, has only directed one…

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  • John Legend to Oversee Music, Exec Produce WGN America's 'Underground'

    Legend's Get Lifted banner has boarded the Sony Pictures Television drama and will also executive produce.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ellen Barkin & Scott Speedman To Star In John Wells’ TNT Pilot ‘Animal Kingdom’

    Ellen Barkin ( Sea of Love) and Scott Speedman ( The Strangers) have been cast as leads in TNT’s drama pilot Animal Kingdom, from John Wells Prods. in association with Warner Horizon Television. The pilot, which is set to begin shooting next month in Los Angeles, centers on 17-year-old Joshua…

    Deadline
  • Starz Blames Faulty Pay TV Reports For Confusion Over Its Q2 Sub Numbers

    How many subscribers does Starz have? Sometimes even Starz itself can’t be sure — as investors found out today. This morning the company reported that Starz had 23.5 million subs in Q2, down 200,000 from Q1, while Encore had 33.3 million, down 500,000. That surprise led some to wonder whether the…

    Deadline
  • Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers

    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog. The company's pitch is to lure…

    Reuters
  • Relativity on brink of bankruptcy, layoffs to start this week

    Three weeks after an 11th-hour deal promised to keep Relativity afloat for another year, the Beverly Hills, California, studio is poised to declare bankruptcy. Chairman and CEO Ryan Kavanaugh is expected to announce a decision today. Meanwhile, the 11-year-old company is preparing to lay off a…

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  • Jon Stewart Jokes About White House Meetings in 'Nightly Show' Appearance

    Sipping a beer, the "Senior Don't Give a Shit Anymore Correspondent" told Larry Wilmore that President Obama invited him there to "hang out, eat nachos watch 'King Ralph.' "

    The Hollywood Reporter
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    ShowBiz Minute: Jolie, Depardieu, Damon

    Angelina Jolie's son Maddox to help his mother with her next movie; Ukraine bans Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years; Matt Damon's 'The Martian' to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. (July 29)

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  • Twilight's Ashley Greene: 'Working on Independent Films Is More Rewarding' - EXCLUSIVE

    When it comes to blockbuster film franchises, the Twilight saga is way up there as one of the most successful of all time, with Ashley Greene becoming a household name after starring as one of Robert Pattison’s sisters in the movie adaptation. Despite the global success of Twilight, Ashley has…

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