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Archived Since:May 25, 2010

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Lionsgate shakes up movie marketing operations

In a shakeup of Lionsgate's film marketing operations, Nancy Kirkpatrick, the head of the studio's Summit Entertainment unit, will resign at the end of April.

Bryan Singer lawsuit: Attorney for plaintiff also handled 'Elmo' case

The lawyer that’s representing a man who is accusing director Bryan Singer of sexual assault isn’t new to these kinds of cases.

Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' poised for subdued U.S. launch

Johnny Depp's new artificial-intelligence thriller probably lacks the processing power to top the U.S. box office charts this weekend. 

British intellectual property advisor urges softer stance on Google

The intellectual property advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron has some advice for Hollywood: Work with Google.

TV ratings: Fox wins against reruns; 'Survivor' is top show

"American Idol" propelled Fox to a ratings win Wednesday night as network competitors mostly aired reruns, but CBS' "Survivor" was the loudest-singing show, according to early numbers from Nielsen. 

Suit accuses 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sexual assault in 1999

A lawsuit filed in Hawaii on Wednesday accuses Bryan Singer, the director of films including "X-Men," of sexually assaulting a teenager 15 years ago. 

Cannes lineup unveiled. Warner Bros. taps Dee Dee Myers.

After the coffee. Before trying to get a story done well before deadline.

Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

Hollywood's biggest studio selects Dee Dee Myers, who served as press secretary during President Clinton's first term, to replace executive Sue Fleishman. Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs seeks $1.5 million in crowdfunding

If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you may be in luck -- as long as you have at least $10,000 to spend. 

Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials

The union representing Hollywood crew members has expressed dismay over plans by the producers of "Midnight Rider" to resume production of the film in Los Angeles, a few months after a train accident in Georgia killed a camera assistant.

Young Turks Network raises $4 million from former Louisiana governor

Left-leaning political talk show host Cenk Uygur has raised $4 million to expand his digital video company the Young Turks Network, and the money comes from a seemingly unlikely source: Republican Buddy Roemer, the former governor of Louisiana.

Dee Dee Myers named head of Warner Bros. corporate communications

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers has been named head of Warner Bros. corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. 

TV ratings: 'Celebrity Wife Swap' season opens low; 'SHIELD' up

ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" probably wishes it could trade in the ratings for its third season premiere.

'Captain America' tops China box office again, haul now $80 million

BEIJING ¿ "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" topped the mainland China box office for the second week in a row, hauling in $42 million and bringing its cumulative earnings in the territory to nearly $80 million.

MBS Media Campus evacuates Manhattan Beach studio over bomb scare

MBS Media Campus, formerly known as Manhattan Beach Studios, evacuated its staff Tuesday morning after receiving a bomb threat, a spokesman for the studio said.

KIIS wins in March; KROQ's 'Kevin & Bean' rules the morning drive

Pop held the top radio ratings spot as March brought little change from the previous month. 

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