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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Leads Weekend Box Office with $73 Million

Proving that the third series reboot has become a franchise in its own right, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” led the box office this weekend with a strong $73 million opening, according to studio estimates.

Asian Americans Celebrate Jeremy Lin’s Trade to the L.A. Lakers

Asian American basketball fans are buzzing about Jeremy Lin's latest move -- to the Los Angeles Laker

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Mike Cahill’s ‘I Origins’

Watch a scene from the new sci-fi film "I Origins," in which star Michael Pitt travels to the other side of the world in search of a unique pair of eyes.

One Direction Beat Everybody By Bringing In $131.5 Million On Tour

One Direction isn’t losing any of their grip on pop culture, judging from the band’s ability to fill seats. The British hearthrobs sold 1.6 million tickets at just 31 stadium shows, grossing $131.5 million on tour in the first half of 2014.

‘Downton Abbey’ Producer Defends the Show’s Emmy Nod

When the Emmy nominations rolled out Thursday morning, waves indignancy followed as people complained online about deserving shows that had been omitted. Perennial contender “Downton Abbey” emerged as a scapegoat, but the show's producer defends the Emmy nod.

For Emmy Nominee Lizzy Caplan, Singing on ‘Masters of Sex’ Was Harder Than Sex Scenes

Read Speakeasy's interview with Lizzie Caplan about her Emmy nomination for her role as sex researcher Virginia Johnson in Showtime's "Masters of Sex."

Clip Reveals Visual Secrets of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Watch a "making of" reel of special effects for HBO's "Game of Thrones," which was recently received an Emmy Award nomination for outstanding special and visual effects.

5 Ways to Prepare for FX’s ‘The Strain’

Are you ready for "The Strain," FX Networks' new series about an ancient vampire's plot to take over the world and those who fight to stop him? Here's our guide to help you prepare.

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Writers on the Future of the Franchise

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" writers and producers Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver said the rebooted superintelligent-simian series doesn't necessarily have to be a trilogy, as expected -- it could go on even longer.

Viktor & Rolf Design Dresses For — And Of — The Red Carpet

Viktor & Rolf may be the only designers to have sold items from their haute couture collection this season before even showing it on the runway this week.

ABC Confirms Rosie O’Donnell’s Return to ‘The View’

O’Donnell's return comes seven years after the outspoken comedian quit “The View” following an on-air feud with then co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

Guillaume Canet Gets Real About Playing Real-Life Characters

For his new film, "In the Name of My Daughter," Guillaume Canet spent hours talking to Maurice Agnelet, the man convicted of killing his heiress mistress in 1977.

Watch the Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

Watch the trailer for "Unbroken," a film about the life of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini.

What the 2014 Emmy Nominations Mean

Streaming television surged, the broadcast networks slipped, and TV fans found plenty of reasons for celebration and sourness in the 66th Primetime Emmy nominations.

What Emmy Nominations Mean to ‘Modern Family’

'Modern Family' co-creator Christopher Lloyd talks Emmy Nominations

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