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Cannes: Millennium Entertainment Buys U.S. On ‘Reach Me,’ Sly Stallone, Kyra Sedgwick Head Cast

RELATED: Investor Leaves Them $250,000 Short; John Herzfeld And Sly Stallone Hope Kickstarter Can Raise Finishing Funds For ‘Reach Me’ Millennium Entertainment acquired all U.S. rights to John Herzfeld’s dramedy Reach Me, and Sylvester Stallone, Kyr.....»»

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Cannes: Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment Secures $50M Credit Facilities

The $50M in corporate and production credit facilities Electric Entertainment announced this morning will give the company immediate acces to capital in order to expand across its production, sales and distribution operations. The funds are made available.....»»

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Cannes: Adrien Brody Launches Fable House, Venture With Slate And $50 Million

EXCLUSIVE: Some 12 years ago, Adrien Brody came to the Croisette to unveil his Oscar-winning turn in the Palm d’Or winning The Pianist. He’s back, this time to launch Fable House Ltd, a new production company Brody said has $50 million in development .....»»

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R.I.P. ‘Godfather’ DP Gordon Willis

Gordon Willis, ASC, who lensed Francis Ford Coppola‘s Godfather series; Woody Allen‘s Manhattan, Annie Hall, Zelig, Stardust Memories, Broadway Danny Rose, and The Purple Rose Of Cairo; Alan J. Pakula‘s Klute, The Parallax View, and All .....»»

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Hot TV Teasers: ‘True Blood’ Season 7; ‘The Leftovers’

HBO‘s Golden Globe and Emmy-winning vamp series True Blood returns for its seventh and final season June 22 at 9PM, and the network has just dropped an official S7 trailer to tease the series’ ten-episode finale run. HBO is also hoping to piqu.....»»

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Media Update: `New Yorker’ Backs Off Pay-Gap Charge In Firing of `Times’ Editor Abramson

UPDATE, 5:57 PM: In round three of his coverage of l’affair Abramson, New Yorker media reporter Ken Auletta pulled back from his claim that the first female executive editor of the New York Times was ousted by publisher and chairman Arthur Sulzberge.....»»

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Consumers Group, Public Interest Org Respond To AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Following Sunday’s unanimous board approval of AT&T‘s $48.5 billion deal to buy satcaster DirecTV, DC-based public interest group Public Knowledge and Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, called for.....»»

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Nielsen Launches Twitter Demo Ratings Service

Nielsen has launched demographic data for its Twitter TV Ratings that will be delivered overnight for programming across more than 250 U.S. TV networks. Age ranges will include 13-17, 18-24, 25-34, 35-54, 55+, and 18-49 and will provide data on the age a.....»»

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Sundance TV Picks Up Season 2 Of ‘Dream School’

Sundance TV has greenlit a second season of non-fiction original series Dream School for a fall premiere. Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson and Chuck D will executive produce and serve as instructors. Series format was created by Jamie Oliver, who also.....»»

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Paramount Taps ‘Jackass’ Impresario Johnny Knoxville To First Look Deal

BREAKING: Paramount Pictures has signed Johnny Knoxville and his Hello Junior banner to an exclusive 2-year first-look deal. This comes after Deadline revealed that he was brought in to voice Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and it follows a long.....»»

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Billboard Awards Hits 13-Year Viewership High, ‘Good Wife’, ‘Family Guy’ & ‘Mentalist’ Finales

A hologram of the late Michael Jackson reminded the kids how it was really done, Justin Timberlake thanked “everyone on Earth” except LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, Kendall Jenner dropped the ball and Lorde wowed the crowd at the 2014 Billboard Aw.....»»

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Supreme Court Revives ‘Raging Bull’ Copyright Case

It’s not a total TKO, but the Supreme Court today gave the green light to Paula Petrella to take her Raging Bull copyright lawsuit against MGM back into the ring. The court held on a 6-3 vote that Petrella, daughter of deceased screenwriter Frank Pe.....»»

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Hot Teaser Trailer: ‘Foxcatcher’

Sony Pictures Classics has slipped a peek at Bennett Miller‘s Foxcatcher ahead of its world premiere today in competition at Cannes. Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo star in the pic that tells the true story of Olympic wrestling champi.....»»

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Cannes: DSK Lawyer Says Suit Brewing Over Ferrara’s ‘Welcome To New York’; Ex-Wife Calls Pic “Anti-Semitic”

When Abel Ferrara‘s Welcome To New York screened in Cannes on Saturday night, Wild Bunch‘s Vincent Maraval was asked about potential lawsuits given the film’s source of inspiration. He responded that the movie was made under American law.....»»

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Movie Academy Hatches Weekly Video Series: Video

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences‘ new weekly video series Academy Originals launched today with three episodes. The digital documentary-style video series will examine everything from the creative process, to the moments that changed .....»»

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Cannes: ‘Lion’ To Roar In $12 Million TWC Deal After Quiet Auction

UPDATE: TWC has confirmed this deal, and I had it right except that Australian rights are excluded. Release is below original scoop. PREVIOUS EXCLUSIVE: In a whopping deal that was done in stealth mode, The Weinstein Company is nearing a $12 million deal .....»»

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FINAL BOX OFFICE: ‘Godzilla’ Monster Hit at $93.1M

OPENING: Godzilla (WB), monstrous hit with $93.1M; Million Dollar Arm (DIS), as expected with $10.5M; Chef (OPRD) expands to 72 theaters; The Immigrant (TWC) bows in 3 theaters. 5th UPDATE, MON. 2:26 PM: Final numbers are in and Godzilla came in at $93.....»»

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Renny Harlin To Helm Jackie Chan Action Comedy ‘Skiptrace’

Cliffhanger and Long Kiss Goodnight helmer Renny Harlin has been tapped to direct the Jackie Chan buddy action comedy Skiptrace following the departure of previously announced director Sam Fell (Paranorman). Chan is set to star opposite Seann William Scot.....»»

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Ex-CAAers Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Matt Rosen, Jeff Silver Form Grandview Management Co.

Producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister, Insidious), CAA lit agent Matt Rosen, and manager Jeff Silver (Fourth Floor Productions) are forming their own new management company focused on repping writers, filmmakers, and TV producers across multi-genres an.....»»

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Athena Karkanis Joins Lifetime’s ‘Lottery’; Steven Berkoff In ‘Witches Of East End’

Low Winter Sun alumna Athena Karkanis has been cast in Lifetime’s conspiracy thriller The Lottery. Produced by Warner Horizon, the 10-episode series is set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, threatening extinction of the .....»»

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