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  • Ashley Judd Reveals Sexual Harassment by Studio Mogul (EXCLUSIVE)

    As part of this week’s Variety Power of Women issue, Ashley Judd shared a story that she’s never publicly revealed before. When she was filming Paramount’s “Kiss the Girls” in the late 90s, Judd was sexually harassed by a mogul from a rival studio, who kept summoning her to his hotel room under the…

  • 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
  • Los Angeles Production Rises 3.8% in Third Quarter

    Third quarter on-location production in Greater Los Angeles rose 3.8%, thanks to a 54.5% jump in scripted TV production, according to the FilmL.A. permitting agency. The third quarter set a new Shoot Day record of 4,308 days of TV production in Los Angeles despite a 20% decline in reality TV. That…

  • 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.

  • How a small streaming site became the Netflix for indie film

    In February 2007, about a month after Netflix began streaming movies online, Efe Cakarel quietly launched what would become MUBI — a video-on-demand service focused on international and independent cinema. Where Netflix sought to amass a large library for wide audiences, Cakarel, a Turkish…

    The Verge
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  • 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'

  • 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.

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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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  • 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
  • Busan: Asian Project Market Wraps Up With Award Winners

    Hannah Makhmalbaf and renowned Chinese cinematographer Yu Lik-wai were among the recipients of prizes from the Busan Film Festival’s Asian Project Market.  Prizes were announced at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Busan on Tuesday evening. Other winners included Korea’s Kim Tae-yong and Taiwan’s CJ Wang.…

  • Benicio Del Toro Praises Star Wars 8 Director

    ‘Star Wars 8’ star Benicio del Toro praises director Rian Johnson… and explains exactly why he thinks he’s the right man for the job. During an interview with Empire Magazine, the 48-year-old ‘Star Wars 8’ star explained why he thinks Rian Johnson is perfect for the upcoming sequel. Of course, Rian…

    Ryan Leston
  • 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…

  • It’s Up to Men in Power to Take the First Step Toward Diversity in TV

    Lifetime’s acclaimed summer drama “Unreal” opened with a memorable image: Shiri Appleby’s character, Rachel, the producer of a reality dating show, “Everlasting,” was sprawled on the floor of a limousine, surrounded by the show’s contestants and trying to avoid the cameras. Rachel’s face revealed…

  • Busan Film Review: ‘A Korean in Paris’

    Even without the renewed media attention to the plight of migrants and minorities abroad, or the undying currency of art films about the lives of vagrants and prostitutes, there would be a sad, timely resonance to Jeon Soo-il’s “A Korean in Paris."

  • Women Only Directed One-Third of Festival Short Films, Study Finds

    Looking at major festivals, the USC study discovered that career inequality for female directors starts early on.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • What Movie Should I See This Weekend?

    Preview all of this weekend's new theatrical releases (including The Walk, Pan, Steve Jobs, and Victoria), with Metascores and trailers for each new film. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

  • Batman v Superman: Jesse Eisenberg Actually Playing Lex Luthor Jr

    Jesse Eisenberg won’t be portraying the Lex Luthor we all know and love in next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. In fact, Eisenberg will playing Alexander Joseph Luthor Jr, son of Lex Luthor Snr, who has taken over his father’s company and turned it into a tech giant. The unexpected…

    Ben Skipper
  • ‘The Tribe’ Director Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

    Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy has signed with CAA for representation. The director is best known for his feature film debut “The Tribe,” which premiered at the 2014 Cannes Critic Week. The film went on to win The Nespresso Grand Prize, the France 4 Visionary Award, and the Gan Foundation for Cinema…