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Cannes: WME Signs ‘La French’ Helmer Cedric Jimenez

EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situatiom, WME has signed writer/director Cedric Jimenez. Jimenez’s Cannes Festival film, the Jean Dujardin-starrer La French, was just picked up by Picturehouse Entertainment and Altitude Film Distribution for the UK. Th.....»»

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Taissa Farmiga Joins Ethan Hawke, John Travolta In Revenge Western ‘In A Valley Of Violence’

EXCLUSIVE: Taissa Farmiga is getting Violent with The Sacrament director Ti West. She’s joined the cast of the filmmaker’s 1890′s-set Western In A Valley Of Violence, led by Ethan Hawke and John Travolta. Story follows Paul (Hawke), a dr.....»»

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BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: ‘X-Men’ Expected $100M Memorial Day Weekend; ‘Blended’ Pairs Sandler, Barrymore … Again

X-Men: Days Of Future Past is going to be the Memorial Day box office mutant king with a huge $100M expected opening for 20th Century Fox over the four-day weekend. It’s debuting tonight to fanboys on about 2,700 theaters starting at 10 PM. In compa.....»»

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Only U.S.-Based News Corp Phone-Hacking Suit Dismissed; Angelina Jolie’s Stunt Double Must Pursue Case In UK

Confirming his tentative ruling earlier this year, a federal judge has formally dismissed the U.S.-based phone-hacking scandal suit against News Corp filed last June by a stunt double for Angelina Jolie. “The underlying facts here do not seem to be .....»»

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WE TV Greenlights Thriller Drama ‘South Of Hell’ From Jason Blum, Eli Roth & Sonar

Ahead of the July debut of its first original scripted series, The Divide, WE tv has greenlighted a second scripted drama, thriller South Of Hell from Sonar Entertainment and Blumhouse Television. The series, given an eight-episode order for a 2015 premi.....»»

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Barbara Walters’ Final Week On ‘The View’ Posts Show’s Biggest Crowd In 3 Years

A three-year high of 4.1 million viewers watched Barbara Walters‘ final on-air week on The View. Among woman 18-49, Babs so-long week — including a Thursday reunion of all of the show’s co-hosts, and Friday’s parade of female news .....»»

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‘Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night’ Back For Seventh Year

For the seventh consecutive year, in conjunction with the NBA Finals, ABC will air primetime  editions of Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night. These specials will air every night of the NBA Finals beginning with Game 1 on Thursday, June 5. Broadcasts will feat.....»»

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Michael Seitzman Inks New Deal With ABC Studios

Drama writer-producer Michael Seitzman has signed a new two-year overall deal with ABC Studios, where he has been for the past six years. Under his most recent pact, Seitzman created and executive produced the studio’s CBS drama series Intelligence......»»

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Cannes: Focus Features Acquires U.S. Rights To Supernatural Pic ‘The Forest’

Focus Features has acquired North American rights to The Forest, the supernatural thriller from David Linde’s Lava Bear Films and Phantom Four that is being being directed by newcomer Jason Zada. The script, rewritten by Sarah Cornwell and based on .....»»

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Jason Ensler Joins Fox’s ‘Red Band Society’ As EP/Director, Richie Keen Boards FXX’s Tracy Morgan Comedy As Co-EP/Direct

Jason Ensler has signed on to be the executive producer/director of Fox’s new coming-of age-drama series Red Band Society, from ABC Studios and Amblin TV. Written/exec produced by Margaret Nagle and based on a Spanish format, Red Band Society, whose.....»»

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Maria Menounos Exits ‘Extra’, Inks E! Deal

After months of speculation that Maria Menounos might be leaving syndicated entertainment newsmagazine Extra, she has made the move, signing a deal with E! Under the multi-year pact, Menounos will host her own one-hour entertainment newsmag series, Untol.....»»

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‘Godzilla’s Gareth Edwards To Direct 2016 ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off

After his monster Godzilla opening, director Gareth Edwards has landed the director’s chair for an Untitled Star Wars 3D stand-alone film, which Disney has dated for a December 12, 2016 release. Alvin & the Chipmunks 4 from 20th Century Fox is .....»»

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Broadway’s ‘Forum’ Revival Will Star James Corden, With Alex Timbers Helming

As reported here two weeks ago, a major revival is in the works for next spring on Broadway: the Stephen Sondheim-Burt Shevelove-Larry Gelbart 1963 romp A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Plans are for the show to star James Corden — w.....»»

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TiVo Beats Q1 Earnings Estimates With Strong Overseas Sub Growth

CEO Tom Rogers’ efforts to persuade pay TV distributors to offer TiVo boxes to customers who want online and conventional video worked better than many investors anticipated in the three months ending in April. The company says it generated $8.1M in.....»»

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Hot Cannes Trailer: ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’

Olivier Assayas marks his return to the Cannes Competition tomorrow with Clouds Of Sils Maria. The director, who has oft had films in various capacities here, was last in the main category with 2004′s Clean, and first appeared in the section as the .....»»

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Christian Borle To Recur In Showtime’s ‘Masters Of Sex’

Tony Award winner Christian Borle has been tapped for a recurring role on the second season of Showtime‘s Masters Of Sex. Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star as William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the real-life pioneers of human sexuality whose re.....»»

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Electus To Handle International Format Sales For ‘Jane The Virgin’

IAC’s Electus has retained the international format rights to the CW‘s newly greenlighted series Jane The Virgin, which will be sold by the company’s global distribution arm Electus International. Jane The Virgin, produced by CBS TV Stud.....»»

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Lifetime Sets Whitney Houston Biopic Directed By Angela Bassett

Lifetime has greenlighted Whitney Houston (working title), an original movie about the tragic music superstar who died in 2012. Helmed by Angela Bassett in her directorial debut, Whitney Houston is set for a 2015 premiere. It chronicles the tumultuous rel.....»»

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Full 2013-2014 TV Season Series Rankings

NBC has won the 2013-14 TV season — but you already knew that — with Sunday Night Football finishing the season as the No. 1 show in primetime in total viewers (21.528 million viewers) and among adults 18-49 (9.971 million viewers), based on .....»»

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Mark Pellegrino To Star In A&E Drama ‘The Returned’ For ‘Lost’ Reunion With Carlton Cuse

EXCLUSIVE: Lost alum Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on the hit ABC series, is reuniting with Lost co-showrunner Carlton Cuse. Pellegrino has been tapped as a lead in Cuse’s 10-episode straight-to-series A&E drama The Returned. Cuse wrote the .....»»

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