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 2022-08-15 16:00 

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Boulet Brothers Sign Deal With AMC Networks' Shudder to Expand Dragula Franchise (EXCLUSIVE)...

Shudder has inked a deal with The Boulet Brothers to expand their Dragula franchise with a new season, a new spinoff series and an additional special set to debut on Shudder over the next twelve mo......

 2022-08-15 15:45 

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Toronto Bound 'A Long Break' Acquired by Syndicado (EXCLUSIVE)...

Syndicado Film Sales has acquired international sales rights to Davit Pirtskhalava's "A Long Break," which world premieres in the Discovery Section of Toronto Film Festival. In th......

 2022-08-15 15:35 

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Dwayne Johnson Called the Studio to Get Black Adam Removed from 'Shazam!': It'd Be a 'Disservice' to the Character...

Dwayne Johnson's DC passion project "Black Adam" will finally open in theaters this October, but the character could've debuted in 2019's "Shazam!" had War......

 2022-08-15 15:30 

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India's Applause Entertainment Reveals Robust Film Slate, Doubles Down on Investment as it Turns Five (EXCLUSIVE)...

Prolific Indian studio Applause Entertainment is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a flourishing streaming slate, several films, an ambitious expansion model and a doubling down on investment.......

 2022-08-15 15:30 

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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Renewed for Season 15 at VH1 Along With 'RuPauls's Drag Race: Untucked'...

VH1 has renewed both "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" for Season 15 Variety has learned. In "Drag Race's" upcoming landmark install......

 2022-08-15 15:26 

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NBCUniversal's 'The Real Housewives' Format to Expand Across Africa (EXCLUSIVE)...

NBCUniversal Formats has strengthened its partnership with leading African entertainment company Multichoice for several more African versions of "The Real Housewives" format. First up ......

 2022-08-15 15:17 

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Dan Loeb's Third Point Calls for Disney to Divest ESPN, Take Control of Hulu...

Wall Street recently cheered Disney's fiscal performance, judging by how the stock has performed since the company offered details of its second quarter performance. And yet, there are some i......

 2022-08-15 15:00 

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'The Many Daughters of Afong Moy' TV Adaptation in the Works From Jenna Bush Hager, UCP...

A project based on the bestselling novel "The Many Daughters of Afong Moy" is in the works at UCP. "Today" co-host Jenna Bush Hager and Ben Spector ("Land of WomenR......

 2022-08-15 15:00 

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TV Academy to Honor Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media With 2022 Governors Award...

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media will be honored with this year's Governors Award at the Emmys, the Television Academy announced on Monday. The institute, which was founded by Osc......

 2022-08-15 15:00 

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Netflix Releases First Look at Guillermo del Toro's Horror Series 'Cabinet of Curiosities,' Sets October Release Date...

Something sinister is lurking in the shadows. Netflix has shared a special first look at "Cabinet of Curiosities," its upcoming horror anthology series from Academy Award-winning direct......

 2022-08-15 14:59 

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Blackpink, Lizzo, Jack Harlow, Maneskin to Perform at 2022 MTV VMAs...

Blackpink, Jack Harlow, Lizzo and Mneskin are the latest round of performers announced for MTV's VMAs, airing live from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday, August 28th at 8 p.m. ET/......

 2022-08-15 14:46 

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Adele: 'I'm Very Proud of Myself' for Postponing Las Vegas Residency...

In a cover story in the new edition of Elle, Adele speaks at length on her decision to postpone her Las Vegas residency on January 20 of this year, the day before it was to begin, reiterating in gr......

 2022-08-15 14:30 

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Antoine Fuqua and Jeanie Buss on Kobe Bryant, Their New Lakers Docseries for Hulu and the Problems With HBO's 'Winning Time'...

Antoine Fuqua wants people to know the truth about the Los Angeles Lakers franchise, which is one of the reasons he directed and executive produced the upcoming 10-part Hulu docuseries "Legacy: The......

 2022-08-15 14:06 

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Bryce Dallas Howard: I Made 'So Much Less' Money Than Chris Pratt on 'Jurassic World' Sequels, but He Fought for Pay Equity...

Reports surfaced in 2018 that Bryce Dallas Howard was making $8 million to Chris Pratt's $10 million for their work on "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," but Howard revealed in a n......

 2022-08-15 14:00 

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NBC Aims to Boost Carrie Underwood's 'Sunday Night Football' Opener With Real-World Footage...

Carrie Underwood doesn't have to open NBC Sports' "Sunday Night Football" all by herself. The show, one of TV's most-watched programs each year, hopes to take on new relevancy this season by ......

 2022-08-15 13:43 

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Johnny Depp to Direct His First Movie in 25 Years, Al Pacino to Produce...

Johnny Depp is set to direct a movie for the first time in a quarter of a century. The actor will return behind the camera for "Modigliani,"; a biographical drama about Italian artist Am......

 2022-08-15 13:30 

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Endeavor Enlists Conde Nast Alum Susan Plagemann to Lead WME Fashion...

Susan Plagemann has joined Endeavor as president of WME Fashion, where she will oversee the company's portfolio of fashion-related representation labels including Art + Commerce, IMG Models, ......

 2022-08-15 13:09 

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'To Kill the Beast' Director Agustina San Martin, Vega Cine, Gualicho Cine Team for 'Todo el Mundo' (EXCLUSIVE)...

A leading light of Latin America's new generation of female cineastes think Michelle Garza Cervera, Valentina Mourel "To Kill the Beast" director Agustina San Martn is teaming with Buenos Aire......

 2022-08-15 13:00 

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Snapchat+ Tops 1 Million Paying Customers, Adds Four New Features...

It's not going to make much of a dent to offset Snap's stalling ad business, but the company is touting that it has signed up more than 1 million subscribers for Snapchat+, its service ......

 2022-08-15 13:00 

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First Look at Netflix's British Movie 'I Used to Be Famous,' Starring Ed Skrein, Leo Long (EXCLUSIVE)...

In British director Eddie Sternberg's feature debut "I Used to Be Famous" produced by Collie McCarthy at Forty Foot Pictures for Netflix two sides of the music world clash with each......

 2022-08-15 11:55 

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Svika Pick, Israeli 'King of Pop' and Eurovision Winner, Dies at 72...

Svika Pick, the Israeli king of pop who wrote Dana International's Eurovision-winning hit "Diva" in 1998, died on Sunday. He was 72. According to Israeli media, he died at home, a......

 2022-08-15 11:40 

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Chile's Matias de Bourguignon, Equeco Board Sanfic Lab's 'I Will Mutate Like A Jungle Animal' (EXCLUSIVE)...

In one of the first deals struck at Chilean industry forum Sanfic Industria, local indie producers Matias de Bourguignon and Equeco have boarded the Venezuelan drama "I Will Mutate Like a Jungle An......

 2022-08-15 11:36 

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Peruvian LGBTQ Coming-of-Age Drama 'Her Ocean' Links Final Abierto, Solita Films (EXCLUSIVE)...

Spain's Solita Films, the Madrid-based outfit of director-producer brothers Jos Esteban and Csar Esteban Alenda, has boarded "Her Ocean," ("El Mar la Mar"), an addition to the growing canon of LG......

 2022-08-15 11:24 

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Nicholas Evans, 'The Horse Whisperer' Author, Dies at 72...

British journalist and author Nicholas Evans, best known for writing "The Horse Whisperer," which was adapted as a film by Robert Redford, has died of a heart attack, according to Unite......

 2022-08-15 11:03 

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Nexstar to Acquire 75% Stake in the CW Network From Paramount Global, Warner Bros. Discovery...

Nexstar Media Group revealed Monday it is set acquire a 75% majority stake in the CW Network from Paramount Global and Warner Bros. Discovery, more than six months after first beginning negotiation......

 2022-08-15 10:43 

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Tom Holland Taking a Break From Social Media For His Mental Health...

Tom Holland has officially announced he is taking a break from social media. "I have taken a break from social media for my mental health, because I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimu......

 2022-08-15 10:27 

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'Vieja Viejo' Director Ignacio Pavez Readies 'Un Amputado' for Gallo Negro (EXCLUSIVE)Screenwriter and director Ignacio Pavez and the team at Chile's Gallo Negro Producciones ("...

Screenwriter and director Ignacio Pavez and the team at Chile's Gallo Negro Producciones ("Intiwawa") are readying to produce Pavez's next feature, "Un Amputado" ("An Amputee"). Creative director ......

 2022-08-15 08:55 

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'The Crown' Actor Sam Crane to Play Lead in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'...

Sam Crane will play Harry Potter in the new company that commences performances on "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" at London's Palace Theatre from Oct. 13. Crane's credi......

 2022-08-15 07:18 

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Iran Denies Involvement in Salman Rushdie Attack...

UPDATED Monday: The Iranian government has denied any involvement in the attack on Salman Rushdie, according to the Associated Press. Nasser Kanaani, a spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry, said i......

 2022-08-15 07:12 

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'Trump Was a Horrible President And is a Horrible Person,' Says Stephen King...

"It" and "The Shining" author Stephen King has made his views on former U.S. President Donald Trump clear. In an interview with the Sunday Times, where he was in conversatio......

 2022-08-15 04:30 

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Bollywood War Epic 'Pippa' Reveals First Teaser, Release Date - Global Bulletin (EXCLUSIVE)...

TEASER On the occasion of India's 75th Independence Day on Aug. 15, the first teaser of Bollywood war epic "Pippa" has been revealed and Dec. 2 has been set as the release date. T......

 2022-08-15 03:06 

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'The White Lotus,' 'Severance' Lead 2nd Annual HCA TV Awards (Winners List)...

HBO's "The White Lotus" and Apple TV+'s "Severance" led the HCA TV Awards' two-night ceremony, winning five awards each in the broadcast/cable and streaming awar......

 2022-08-15 02:46 

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Anne Heche Taken Off Life Support; 'Another World,' 'Donnie Brasco' Actor Was 53...

Anne Heche, the versatile yet troubled performer who appeared in TV shows including "Another World" and "Men in Trees" and in films such as "Donnie Brasco," R......

 2022-08-15 02:15 

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'Westworld's' Season 4 Finale Suggests the Show Is at the End of the Line: TV Review...

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains spoilers for the Season 4 finale of "Westworld," entitled "Que Ser, Ser," now streaming on HBO Max. Reviewing the first four episodes o......

 2022-08-15 00:48 

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'The Rehearsal' Subject Angela Addresses Religious Disputes, Says She's 'Satisfied With How the Cut Came Out'...

Nathan Fielder brought "The Rehearsal" to new heights with this week's episode, tackling the issue of raising a (fake) child in an interfaith household on his HBO social experimen......

 2022-08-14 21:34 

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Warner Bros. to Release MGM Movies Internationally, Except for 'Bond 26'...

MGM has parted ways with Universal Pictures for international film distribution. In a joint press release, MGM has announced that Warner Bros. will distribute its upcoming movies overseas. However,......

 2022-08-14 20:49 

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Julia Garner's Dual 'Ozark' and 'Inventing Anna' Nominations Solidify Her Status as 'Emmy Catnip'...

When it comes to turning Emmy nominations into Emmy wins, Julia Garner is so far batting a thousand. The actor was nominated in 2019 and 2020 in the supporting actress in a drama series category fo......

 2022-08-14 20:36 

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Megan Thee Stallion Says She Paid $250,000 for Future to Feature on 'Pressurelicious'...

Megan Thee Stallion's long-awaited sophomore album, "Traumazine,"; dropped last week after a slew of successful chart-topping singles, including the Future-featuring "Pressurelicio......

 2022-08-14 19:51 

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Bob Greenblatt Turns His 'Gift of Free Time' into Memoir of Producing, Programming and Persevering...

Bob Greenblatt's rollercoaster ride as an executive over the past four years is a perfect illustration of the speed and magnitude of industry disruption. The longtime executive left his post as NBC......

 2022-08-14 19:02 

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How Amazon's 'League of Their Own' Ball Players Compare to the 1992 Movie Lineup...

"Broad City" co-creator Abbi Jacobson and "Mozart in the Jungle" executive producer Will Graham give "A League of Their Own" a modern makeover for the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series, emphasizin......

 2022-08-14 18:39 

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Jessica Klein, 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Producer and Writer, Dies at 66...

Jessica Klein, an award-winning television writer and producer who was a key contributor for six seasons on "Beverly Hills, 90210," died of pancreatic cancer at her home in Beverly Hill......

 2022-08-14 18:12 

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The Chicks Cover 'Hopelessly Devoted to You' in Heartfelt Tribute to Olivia Newton-John...

The Chicks performed a heartfelt rendition of "Hopelessly Devoted to You" on Saturday as a tribute to the late Olivia Newton-John. During the Chicks' concert at the Gorge in Washington state,......

 2022-08-14 17:30 

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International Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Nope' Opens With So-So $6 Million, Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' Crosses $100 Million Globally...

Jordan Peele's science-fiction thriller "Nope" landed at the international box office, generating a so-so $6.4 million from 19 territories. The film had the biggest start in the U......

 2022-08-14 17:00 

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How Nipsey Hussle Transcended Music...

In the aftermath of Nipsey Hussle's murder in early 2019, something occurred within Los Angeles gang life that had rarely happened since the early '90s. The untimely loss of the rap legend triggere......

 2022-08-14 17:00 

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How 'Hacks' and 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Have Found a Way to Uniquely Focus on Stand-Up Comedy...

In earlier sitcom eras, the stage personas of seasoned real-world stand-up comics made for reliable main characters, but rarely were they actually performing jokes professionally onstage. Only late......

 2022-08-14 16:54 

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One Dead, Dozens Injured After Stage Collapses During Spain's Medusa Festival...

A stage collapse due to high winds killed one man and injured several others at the Medusa Festival near Valencia, Spain on Saturday. According to reports by CNN and the Associated Press, the main ......

 2022-08-14 15:14 

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'Bullet Train' Repeats No. 1, 'Top Gun' Returns to Second Place as Box Office Nearly Grinds to Halt...

Is everyone on vacation? That would be one plausible explanation behind the great box office slowdown. Although three new movies opened nationwide, none were able to crack the top five on domestic ......

 2022-08-14 11:54 

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J.K. Rowling Threatened on Concern for Salman Rushdie, Warner Bros. Discovery Condemns Threats...

Warner Bros. Discovery has condemned the threats made against "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling after she expressed concern for "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie.......

 2022-08-14 11:49 

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Elina Psykou, Nikola Leai Set New Projects for Sarajevo Co-Production Forum...

New films from Tribeca prize winner Elina Psykou, Sarajevo winner Nikola Leai and the producers behind the upcoming Venice Horizons premiere "The Happiest Man in the World" are among the projects......

 2022-08-14 08:18 

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'Abcdefu' Singer GAYLE to Join Israeli Pop Star Noa Kirel at Tel Aviv Concert (EXCLUSIVE)...

The singer GAYLE, whose "abcdefu" is among the most-consumed songs of 2022, will join Israeli pop star Noa Kirel onstage at her Aug. 24 concert at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park. Both s......

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