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California OKs Recreational Marijuana Ballot Measure For November

To paraphrase a stoner classic, California is one toke closer to the line of legal recreational marijuana, with an initiative headed to the ballot in November. Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents raised...Show More Summary

‘American Horror Story’ Unveils Season 6 Logo

We still don’t know what Ryan Murphy and company have up their frayed sleeve for the sixth installment of FX’s American Horror Story, but today we got a new logo. It’s a blood-red — natch — mashup of the number six and a question mark. Show More Summary

Aharon Ipalé Dies: ‘The Mummy’ Actor Was 74

Aharon Ipalé, the Morocco-born actor whose 50-year career stretched from early 1960s soap operas to Ray Donovan but is perhaps best remembered as the Pharaoh in the Brendan Fraser-starring Mummy franchise, has died at his home in Israel. Show More Summary

TV Helmer Jace Alexander Gets Probation On Child Porn Charges – Update

UPDATED, 4:45 PM:  TV director Jace Alexander was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years’ probation on child pornography charges in New York. The former Law & Order helmer had pleaded guilty in January to promoting a sexual performance by a child and possessing an obscene performance by a child. Show More Summary

A24 Sets Dates For ‘Moonlight’ & Cannes Jury Prize Winner ‘American Honey’

A24 has scheduled Andrea Arnold’s millennial road movie American Honey for Sept. 30 opening in New York and Los Angeles. The film which follows a drifter girl played by Sasha Lane who teams up with a sketchy, but sweet posse of twentysomething magazine sellers won the jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Show More Summary

Drew Barrymore Circling Talk Show From Warner Bros TV

Maybe Drew Barrymore’s legendary flashing of David Letterman 20 years ago was an audition. Sources confirm to Deadline that the actress is in discussion with Warner Bros TV for a talk show that would launch next year, but no deal is in place. The show would extend Barrymore’s relationship with WBTV. Show More Summary

DMX Joins Cast Of Indie Feature ‘Pimp’

EXCLUSIVE: Rapper DMX has just committed to star in Pimp, an indie film from writer-director Christine Crokos that looks at life for women on the streets of New York amidst the hustles and dangers facing those working in the illegal sex trade. Show More Summary

Ellie Reed Cast In ‘Girlboss’ Netflix Comedy Series; Signed By CAA

Stage and TV actress and writer Ellie Reed has booked a co-starring role opposite Britt Robertson in Girlboss, Netflix's 13-episode comedy series inspired by Sophia Amoruso's popular autobiography. Additionally, she has signed with CAA...Show More Summary

Jeffrey Katzenberg Had Conflict Of Interest In Comcast Deal, Suit Charges

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg betrayed his shareholders when he agreed to sell the company to Comcast for $3.8 billion with an unusually lucrative consulting deal for himself, a shareholder suit at Delaware’s Chancery Court charges. Show More Summary

Tom Hiddleston Returning To Comic-Con With Legendary’s ‘Kong: Skull Island’

EXCLUSIVE: San Diego Comic-Con attendees know him as Loki, the complex and duplicitous brother of Thor, but actor Tom Hiddleston will  return to the convention under another guise this year. The Night Manager star will be in Hall H as Captain James Conrad of Legendary’s upcoming Warner Bros. Show More Summary

National Amusements Blasts Viacom’s “Vicious” Attacks On Redstones

Updated with Viacom response: Five of Viacom’s directors will be replaced no matter what a court decides about Sumner Redstone’s competence, the National Amusements board said today in a letter to the entertainment giant. The theater...Show More Summary

Daniel Craig In Talks To Star In L.A. Riots Pic ‘Kings’ Opposite Halle Berry

EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Craig is in talks to star opposite Halle Berry in Mustang director Deniz Gamze Erguven’s anticipated English-language debut pic Kings. The project is set against a backdrop of rising tensions in Los Angeles during the Rodney King trial in 1992. Show More Summary

Playwright David Henry Hwang Elected American Theatre Wing Chair

David Henry Hwang has been elected chair of the American Theatre Wing, the organization that created and oversees the Tony Awards. Hwang, the playwright who won the Tony in 1988 for M. Butterfly and whose credits include Flower DrumShow More Summary

ComScore Shares Dive After It Misses Deadline To Address Accounting Problem

ComScore’s disclosure today that it couldn’t meet a self-imposed deadline to file financial reports for 2015 and this year’s Q1 sent its shares plummeting 19% today, touching a three-year low. The audience measurement company says in...Show More Summary

Istanbul Airport Attacked: Turkish Official Says At Least 10 Dead In “Terrorist” Bombings

Refresh for updates… All three major U.S. cable news networks have broken away from analysis of Donald Trump’s economic speech and the GOP Benghazi report to cover news of explosions and gunfire at Ataturk Airport in Instanbul. The deputy...Show More Summary

‘Game Of Thrones’: Season 6 Finale Director Miguel Sapochnik On Military Aesthetic, That Score, And Putting His Stamp On The Long-Running Series

Last night’s Game of Thrones season finale, “Winds of Winter,” is already being hailed as one of the greatest episodes in series history. That’s no small feat considering it follows the previous week’s incredible “Battle of the Bastards,” which stunned viewers and critics similarly declared a series-best. Show More Summary

Sony’s Dan Brown Sequel ‘Inferno’ Pacts With Imax

Sony’s Inferno, the third film in its Dan Brown franchise, will be released in Imax when it hits theaters on Oct. 28. Tom Hanks reprises his role as Dr. Robert Langdon and Ron Howard returns to the director’s chair after delivering The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, both of which have grossed $1.2 billion worldwide. Show More Summary

Plan To Make Small L.A. Theatres Pay Actors Minimum Wage Headed To Court

Attempts to resolve the dispute that could decide the fate of small theatre in Los Angeles have failed, and the battle now appears to be headed to court. Last October, a group of actors and local theatre owners filed suit against Actors'...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch Lauds Brexit: “It’s A Bit Like A Prison Break”

Maybe it’s no coincidence that Fox is bringing Prison Break back in the fall. In his first public reaction to last week’s UK vote to leave the European Union, Rupert Murdoch said: “We've got to decide in this country who we are. We made a momentous decision last Thursday. Show More Summary

Publicist Kasey Kitchen Joins East 2 West Collective

Publicist Kasey Kitchen has joined East 2 West Collective. Kitchen moves to East 2 West from Pinnacle PR, bringing client Jaimie Alexander (Blindspot), and will be based in the Los Angeles office. “I’m thrilled to join East 2 West Collective,” said Kitchen. Show More Summary

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