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Enver Gjokaj Cast In ABC Series ‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’

Enver Gjokaj is set to co-star opposite  Hayley Atwell in Marvel's Agent Carter, ABC's new series designed to serve as a bridge between the fall and spring runs of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Inspired by the feature films Captain...Show More Summary

Melissa Rivers Updates Mom’s Status

Melissa Rivers released this update on the condition of her mother, Joan Rivers, hospitalized since yesterday at New York's Mt. Sinai Hospital: "My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world. Show More Summary

Hot Trailer: Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’

Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater has a trailer. The adaptation of the Maziar Bahari book Then They Came For Me: A Family's Story Of Love, Captivity And Survival stars Gael Garcia Bernal as Bahari, the BBC journalist who left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential elections. Show More Summary

ABC Nabs Medical Drama From David Marshall Grant & Vendetta As Put Pilot

In a very competitive situation, ABC has landed a medical advocate drama project from David Marshall Grant (Nashville, Smash). The project, produced by Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein's Vendetta Prods. and Warner Bros. TV, has received what I hear is a high-end put pilot commitment. Show More Summary

Pandora Joins Google Play Music, musiXmatch and YouTube On Google Glass

Remember when Google Glass was a thing? At least to us media people? As Google Glass has gone from hard to get to available if you can afford it, it's mostly dropped out of music-related news. But yesterday Pandora launched a Google Glass app aka "Glassware" bringing the incredibly popular web radio service to Glass users. Show More Summary

Box Office Preview: ‘November Man’ Opens To $865K In First Day Of Long Labor Day Weekend

It'll likely be Guardians Of The Galaxy as No. 1 again this weekend, while Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles should continue to play hard throughout the long Labor Day weekend. IMAX was smart to book Guardians in its theaters for as long as it has. Show More Summary

‘Sons Of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam Is Guy Ritchie’s Choice For King Arthur

EXCLUSIVE: Going into his seventh and final season as the prince of the motorcycle club in Sons Of Anarchy, Charlie Hunnam will next have the opportunity to rise to king. Hunnam is director Guy Ritchie's choice to play King Arthur in the Warner Bros project that was hatched by Joby Harold and intended to span six films. Show More Summary

Exclusive Venice Clip: The Vibrant Bluegrass Music In Ami Canaan Mann’s ‘Jackie & Ryan’

EXCLUSIVE: Having screened earlier today at the Venice Film Festival and premiering tomorrow night, Jackie & Ryan, is the third feature from director Ami Canaan Mann (daughter of Michael Mann), which follows a train hopper, Ryan (British actor Ben Barnes), who is set on becoming a musician during the millennium's recession in Utah. Show More Summary

Hot TV Trailer: ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5; UK Premiere Set For September 21

ITV has set a premiere date for the next trip to the Grantham estate. Season 5 of Downton Abbey will debut in the UK on Sept 21 at 9PM local. (The U.S. premiere was previously announced for January 4, 2015 on PBS Masterpiece.) Season 5 kicks off in 1924 as Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's first ever Labour Prime Minister. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Building Your Music Career While Keeping Your Day Job Twitter Opens Analytics Dashboard To Your Band Indie Vinyl Subscription Clubs Are A Booming Niche 3 Tips From Jack Conte: "There’s no such thing as just being a musician anymore"Show More Summary

Venice: Al Pacino Waxes On Depression, The Actors Studio & The “Amazing” ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

It's Al Pacino day here on the Lido. The actor is in town for two very different films, Barry Levinson's out-of-competition The Humbling and David Gordon Green's competition entry Manglehorn. Pacino stars in the former as an aging theater actor at a crossroads who has an affair with Greta Gerwig's younger woman. Show More Summary

REWIND: The New Music Industry's Week In Review

OK Go, Weird Al, and the YouTube Shortcut to the Top of the Charts The World's Highest Paid DJs 2014 25 Most Buzzed About Music Festivals and What The Fans Discussed Revealed By Eventbrite McDonald's Big Digital Push Includes Music As...Show More Summary

Venice: ’99 Homes’ Takes On The 1% With Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon (Video)

Prepping his Venice Competition title 99 Homes, helmer Ramin Bahrani says he was made “dizzy by the corruption” in the Florida foreclosure system. The film is set in 2010 Orlando and follows Andrew Garfield as an unemployed construction worker and single father whose family loses its home. Show More Summary

MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: How to Release Your Album Successfully (Even If You Don't Have a Record Label)

Janelle Rogers | How to Release Your Album Successfully (Even If You Don’t Have a Record Label) Martyn Croston | 5 Ways To Promote Your Music Teaching Business Jamal Asskoumi | Could Video Games Teach Us to be Musicians?

Telluride: Weinstein Company Jumps Back Into Oscar Game With Strong ‘Imitation Game’ Screening

On a day chock full of World Premieres here in Telluride, The Weinstein Company which has used this festival for North American launches of The King's Speech  and The Artist  and saw both go on to win Best Picture Oscars,  just might...Show More Summary

Global Showbiz Briefs: DreamWorks Signs 4- Series Deal With South Korea’s Studio Mir; Veteran Aussie Actor Bill Kerr Dies; More

DreamWorks Animation has inked a deal with Studio Mir for the latter to produce as many as to four cartoon TV series during the next four years. The South Korean animation studio, known for 2D fantasy series The Legend Of Korra, which...Show More Summary

Los Angeles City Council Votes To Waive Film Fees

In another move to make L.A. more film friendly, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to renew its waiver of film fees at many city facilities and sites. The moratorium on film fees had expired June 30, and the City Council's action will make the waiver retroactive to that date. Related: L.A. Show More Summary

Abrams Artists Sues ‘Ghost Adventures’ Producer Over Unpaid Commissions

UPDATED 6:56 PM: Abrams Artists Agency and Zak Bagans have reached a settlement in their dispute over commissions, we've learned. The veteran of Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures and Paranormal Challenge will continue to be repped by...Show More Summary

CNN Star Is Born As She Is Shown The Door: VIDEO

The day before a holiday weekend usually is a good time to unload employees - Take Out the Trash Day it's cruelly called in the business. Some of the best known and most respected execs in TV industry have decided, the Wednesday before...Show More Summary

Telluride: ‘Wild’ World Premiere Brings Tears And Oscar Talk For Reese Witherspoon

The Telluride Film Festival  got started with a bang this afternoon (with a special Patrons screening in front of Friday night's official launch) as Fox Searchlight's December release, Wild  had its World Premiere and first-ever public screening. Show More Summary

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