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‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ Director Noah Baumbach On His Personally Rooted Penchant For New York Stories

A defining voice in American independent cinema ever since his 1995 debut with Kicking and Screaming, Noah Baumbach has a natural knack for human observation and crafting sharp dialogue that feels entirely true. These talents are onShow More Summary

John Lasseter’s Leave Of Absence At Disney/Pixar Comes As Women Detail Unwanted Behavior

UPDATED with more details: John Lasseter, the architect of Pixar and Disney’s juggernaut animation operations, is taking a leave of absence from his post effective immediately. He holds the title Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney...Show More Summary

Canadian Actors Union Branch President Says She Was Sexually Assaulted Four Times

Theresa Tova, president of the Toronto branch of ACTRA, the Canadian actors union, is the industry's first union leader to acknowledge that she has been sexually assaulted – in her case, four times. She doesn't say when it happened,Show More Summary

‘Three Billboards’ Production Designer Inbal Weinberg On Martin McDonagh’s Unique Approach To Screen Language

Known for critically acclaimed collaborations with lauded filmmakers including Derek Cianfrance (The Place Beyond The Pines) and Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), production designer Inbal Weinberg has added Irish auteur Martin McDonagh to that list with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Show More Summary

French Senator, Health Minister Seek To Snub Out Smoking In Movies

November in France is also known as the “Mois Sans Tabac,” a movement supported by government agencies that encourages smokers to give up the habit for 30 days. This year, it’s a month in which a polemic has re-ignited over the roleShow More Summary

‘Too Old To Die Young’: Billy Baldwin Cast In Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon Series

Billy Baldwin has joined the cast of Amazon's upcoming original drama series Too Old to Die Young, from Nicolas Winding Refn. Written by Refn (Neon Demon, Drive) and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld) and starring...Show More Summary

Charlie Rose Fired By CBS News Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Mere hours after Charlie Rose’s CBS This Morning co-hosts expressed profound disappointment in the sexual harassment allegations against the veteran interviewer, CBS News today fired the host. “A short time ago we terminated CharlieShow More Summary

FCC Looks To Loosen TV Station Ownership Cap In Potential Boost To Sinclair

Extending a string of 2017 de-regulatory moves, Ajit Pai, President Donald Trump’s appointee to lead the FCC, has formally begun the process of reviewing rules limiting the number of TV stations a single owner can control. If the ownership...Show More Summary

WME Lands Pair Of Ex-CAAers To Bolster Nashville Office

WME has hired two former CAA department heads in the past two days to join the Nashville office, the latest moves as the agency ramps up leadership at its Music City outpost. On Monday, former CAA Nashville co-head Scott Clayton joined WME as a partner and co-head of WME's Nashville office, where he will also lead the agency's Rock division. Show More Summary

‘The Good Place’ Renewed For Season 3 By NBC

NBC is bringing back hit comedy series The Good Place for a third season. As with the first and second seasons, Season 3 will consist of 13 episodes. From executive producer and creator Michael Schur, The Good Place stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D'Arcy Carden. Show More Summary

‘Pretty Woman’ Musical Sets Broadway Theater, Opening Dates

Producer Paula Wagner said today that Pretty Woman: The Musical will begin performances July 20, 2018 at the Nederlander Theatre, with an official opening night of August 16, 2018, following a tryout run this spring in Chicago. As announced...Show More Summary

‘The Walking Dead’ Ratings Fall To Lowest Result Since 2011

Any episode of The Walking Dead that finds close pals Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon scrapping is already problematic. Add a new empathetic angle to villain Negan and helicopters hovering over the zombie apocalypse and you have a clearly...Show More Summary

CJ 4DPLEX Continues Euro Expansion With Switzerland’s Kitag Cinemas; INTV Conference Sets Speakers – Global Briefs

As it continues European expansion, Korea-headquartered CJ 4DPLEX has partnered with Switzerland's Kitag Cinemas for a 4DX auditorium in Zurich. Kitag is the largest exhibitor in the country's German-speaking region with 85 screens and 17,000 seats in such cities as Basel, Bern, Biel, Lucerne and Zurich. Show More Summary

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Being Announced – Live

The 33rd Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations are being announced live right now. This should go fast. Last year, Lionsgate’s awards darling La La Land was boxed out of the Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations as its qualifying...Show More Summary

Multigenerational Female Drama From Pam Veasey, Will Packer & Brad Weston In Works At TNT

TNT is developing East of Jingletown, a drama series from former CSI: NY executive producer/showrunner Pam Veasey, Girls Trip producer Will Packer and Makeready, Brad Weston’s Entertainment One-backed independent studio and financier...Show More Summary

Charlie Rose Fired By CBS News Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Mere hours after Charlie Rose’s CBS This Morning co-hosts expressed profound disappoint in the sexual harassment allegations against the veteran interviewer, CBS News has fired the host. “A short time ago we terminated Charlie Rose's employment with CBS News, effective immediately,” said CBS News boss  David Rhodes in a letter to staff Tuesday. Show More Summary

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Promo: “Light, Darkness — And Something Else”

“Reach out,” Luke Skywalker tells Rey, “What do you see?” “Light, darkness — and something else,” she replies. “It’s calling me.” Check out the latest promo for Star Wars: The Last Jedi above. In the spot titled “Tempt,” Mark Hamill’s crusty warrior tries to keep Daisy Ridley’s fresher warrior from leaning the wrong way. Show More Summary

NBC Developing Legal Drama ‘J.S.I.D.’ From Adam Mazer, Craig Borten & Original Film

NBC has put in development legal drama J.S.I.D. from Adam Mazer (You Don’t Know Jack), Dallas Buyers Club co-writer Craig Borten, Neal Moritz’s Original Film and Sony Pictures TV, where Original Film is under an overall deal. Written by Mazer, J.S.I.D. Show More Summary

‘Ink Master: Angels’ Renewed For Season 2 By Paramount Network

Ink Master: Angels is returning for a second season. Paramount Network has ordered 10 hour-long episodes of the tattoo-competition series for premiere in 2018. The series from Truly Original features three of the top female competitors...Show More Summary

FCC Chairman Proposes Repealing “Heavy-Handed” Net Neutrality Rules

Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai will propose repealing net neutrality rules put in place during the Obama Administration, calling the regulations both “heavy-handed” and a “mistake.” The commission will vote on the proposalShow More Summary

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